Thu, Aug 8th, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Larsen Design & Interactive
7101 York Ave S, Edina MN 55435

Cocktails with Creatives: Toast Doug Powell at Larsen

Join friends and colleagues for a night of conversations, connections, and a toast to our departing design friend and AIGA volunteer extraordinaire, Doug Powell. Doug has just completed his two-year term as the national AIGA president, is a national AIGA board member, and past AIGA Minnesota president. He has accepted a position with IBM in Austin, TX, where he will be the Design Studio Lead and Educator. See Doug’s blog for more info.


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About Cocktails with Creatives

Formerly “New Member Night,” Cocktails with Creatives is a monthly social and open networking opportunity for members and interested non-members. Get in touch with Jamie Larson, Director of Membership, with questions or to discuss our new membership structure and venue ideas.

Contact Leadership

Amanda Martin
Amanda Martin
Director of Membership
Amanda was introduced to AIGA in 2012 through the Minnesota chapter’s mixer, Cocktails with Creatives, and has been involved ever since. She has served on the for two years on Portfolio 1-on-1 as well as Design Show committee. Currently, she serves on the board as Director of Membership and organizes Cocktails with Creatives. Being a part of the design community, especially this local chapter, has been a stellar part of her life and she looks forward to making a positive difference.

During the work week, Amanda is a committed in-house Creative Advisor and Sr. Web Designer at Gradient Financial Group in the Twin Cities, primarily performing account management, while also building responsive websites for clients. She’s a lucky lady to be on a team of 20+ creatives, from designers to developers to videographers to copywriters.

Amanda loves the outdoors, people, and having lots of fun! During her time away from work, she takes full advantage of being active during all seasons. Her favorite activities include golfing, kayaking, camping, motorcycle trips and is always up for connecting over a good cup of coffee for great conversation.