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Cre8con 2019 (Portland Creative Conference)

September 27, 2019 @ 8:15 am - 5:00 pm


Cre8con, the Portland Creative Conference, is an exploration and celebration of the creative process across all creative industries.  This single-track event features presentations from leading creatives who take you inside their creative process and talk about their projects, challenges, influences, and inspirations; showing samples of their work along the way.

For complete details, including this year’s amazing presenters, visit

NOTE: Registration for the main Cre8con event on Friday, September 27th DOES NOT include access to the new Cre8con-affiliated Workshops happening on Saturday, September 28th.  The Workshops require separate registration and happen at different locations and times.  See for details.

This is an opportunity for attendees to network with other creative industries professionals, get inside the heads of visionary speakers and to be inspired and motivated in entirely new ways, viewing their own world with a fresh perspective as a result. All while raising money to support K-12 arts education in Oregon.

Many companies send teams of people to this conference so we have team discounts available.

CRE8CON, MAIN EVENT on Friday, September 27th:

Doors open @ 8:15am for Check-in / Registration and networking.

Program starts @ 9:00am and ends at 5:00pm.

Wrap Party!  Receptions for all attendees will take place at Wieden+Kennedy and the Wacom Experience Center from 5:30pm – 7:30pm.  You must have a badge to attend the conference and the reception.

Benefits of attending:

  • Learn from our creative industries-leading speakers

  • See samples of their work and hear the stories behind it

  • Network with other creative industries professionals

  • Leave inspired and motivated in new and unxpected ways, with fresh ideas

  • Proceeds go to provide financial support to various K-12 arts education programs in Oregon through Keeping the Arts, a non-profit organization.

Thank you to our Sponsors: The Creative Group, AWS Elemental, LinkedIn Learning, Ideas Collide, City of Hillsboro, Charles Schwab, and Oregon Film.

To see the most up-to-date speaker list, visit 


PLEASE NOTE: Registration is final and no refunds will be processed.  However, you can transfer a registration to a different person.


Gerding Theater at the Armory

128 NW 11th Ave




United States


Keeping the Arts