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Free Event for Artists & Creatives living in NRW! (Essen)

I want to announce the official event for Behance's International Portfolio Review Week taking place on Thursday November 7th at the Coworking Loft in Düsseldorf.

The event is free.... and is open to all forms of artists and creatives living in NRW. Including but not limited to: Photographers, Illustrators, Painters, Sculptors, Film-Makers, App Designers, Web Designers, Product Designers, Fashion/Apparel Designers, Make-Up Artists, Graffiti/Street Artists, Copy Writers, etc.

As you may know Behance and Adobe launched its first International Portfolio Review Week in the Spring of Protected content , with cities taking part all over the world, including Hamburg and Berlin. Myself and the Coworking Loft are proud to be taking part in this event by bringing to a fascinating extravaganza to Düsseldorf.

This is our third event and our guest speakers include:
* Sven Doelle from Adobe
* Marc Thiele from the Beyond Tellerand / Play & Make Conferences.
* John-John Skoog an Art Director from Grey.
* Thomas Hebrich pioneer of digital photography, and photographer on Roland Emmerich's Independence Day (member of the RhineBuzz Community here in Düsseldorf).

After each speaker, there will be a brief question and answer session. When all the speakers are finished presenting we will open up a conference room or rooms where all guests can partake in open casual forum and show their work/projects. This will enable people who attend to get feedback from their peers and professionals.

All artists and creatives living in Düsseldorf or near NRW are welcome to attend. You do not have to have a professional portfolio to attend this FREE event!

As an added incentive guests will receive a free three month trial to Behance's Prosite! Thus you will have the ability to upgrade your free Behance site to the Prosite!

Also if you have prints that you want to hang in the Behance gallery you are more than welcome to!

Additional surprises are planned!!!

VERY IMPORTANT!!!! Seating is on a first come first serve basis. So it is very important to register by using the link below. If you can not attend please email Kenneth Shinabery or Christian Ehrhart on Facebook, so that we can give the open seat to the next person in line.

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Our past speakers have included....
* Pedro Custidio from the SHiFT Conference
* Frame6, who is turning the video game Crysis into a board game.
* Morphora Designs who competed in the re-branding of the city.
* Parasol Island, a multidisciplinary design studio with offices in Düsseldorf and Berlin.
* Vera Henco who is a designer.

The goal of the event is to help build the creative community in NRW by helping artistic people connect, network, share and inspire!

Best regards and hope to see you at the event,
Kenneth Shinabery

Essen Forum

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