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Creative Circus Friday Forum Speaker Series

Our ties to creative industries are evident in the caliber of exceptional talent who come and speak at Circus Forum. Typically held on Fridays in The Carol Vick Bynum Theatre, our forums are an important opportunity for our students to learn from current top players in their fields.

Exceptional students have an opportunity to have their books perused by some of the top talent who visit us. And everyone has a chance to listen and learn as our speakers tell us of their own war stories and lessons learned along the way in the life of a Creative.

These events are open to the public (mandatory for students, of course) so if you’re in the neighborhood, come by and enjoy our Creative Circus Friday Forum Speakers!

Guests, check in at the front desk.

*If you are interested in speaking, please contact Career Services Director, Hannah Heller.

Winter 2020 Friday Forum Speaker Schedule:

January 10th – Student Show
January 17th
Paul Charney – CEO at Funworks
January 24thKevin Green – CD/CW at RAPP
January 31stSteve Nathans – CD/CW at DDB SF (Circus Alum – Advertising 2008)
February 7thDave Bullen – CD/AD at MONO & Katie Riddle at MONO
February 14thResource Branding
February 21stNeil Ramanan – CD at Arts & Letters (Circus Alum – Copywriting 2010) & Whitney Repole – Jr CW at Arts & Letters (Circus Alum – Copywriting 2018)
February 28thErin Stevens – ACD/AD at Swift (Circus Alum – Interactive Design 2013)
March 6thJason Corbin – CD at Lewis Communications (Circus Alum – Copywriting 2004)
March 20th – Graduation

Past Speakers:

Forum Video: Robin Fitzgerald, CCO @ BBDO Atlanta
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Forum Video: Jay Rogers – JAYRO Design & Illustration
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Jesse Juriga from Google Creative Lab to Hit Forum Stage This Friday
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Forum: Susan Credle, Leo Burnett
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#CircusForum: barrettSF
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TAXI’s CBO Visits The Circus
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Circus Forum Fall 2013
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Circus Forum: David Perez of Venables Bell & Partners
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Now On YouTube: Circus Forum
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Circus Forum: Hill Holliday
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Circus Forum: Geoff Edwards of DOJO
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Circus Forum: Elizabeth Stephens and Janeen Ritson of mcgarrybowen
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Don't Get Me Started | A Podcast About Advertising | DGMS
DGMS 157: Mike Lear of The Martin Agency
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Circus Forum: Tony Marin of Barkley
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Circus Forum - Summer 2013 | #CircusForum
Circus Forum: Summer 2013
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Circus Forum: Mike Lear of The Martin Agency
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Circus Forum: Kyle Lewis of The Morrison Agency
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Forum: Dustin Duke of Ogilvy
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UPDATE: Prentice Howe Will Speak at Circus Forum This Friday
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Forum: Michelle Burgess and Paul Kuzma of TRIS3CT
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