You’re already a part of AIGA. You commit your resources to membership and participate in chapter programming. Consider joining a committee to meet other designers, hone your professional skills, and give back to your community.

Our Committees

The AIGA Fellow program recognizes designers who have made a significant contribution to raising the standard of excellence in practice and conduct within their local or regional design community as well as their local AIGA chapter. [read more…]

Every creative project with a business objective has one thing in common whether it’s a marketing initiative; an innovative product feature; or a brand narrative designed to build a deeper connection with customers or your team. That one thing is their requirement for an intentional use of your marketing resources. [read more…]

The communications committee engages the community and helps spread the word about AIGA events and programming. [read more…]

The Design Camp Committee organizes largest regional design conference in the country, AIGA Minnesota’s Design Camp®. [read more…]

AIGA’s Design for Good initiative tackles social sector problems through design thinking. [read more…]

The AIGA Minnesota Design Show highlights the most exceptional design work being produced in the Upper Midwest and showcases the power of design in today’s culture. [read more…]

The Digital Designers committee (formerly UX Designers) works to develop programming that inspires and educates people within the industry while reaching out to designers who aren't necessarily focused on User Experience Design on a daily basis. [read more…]

AIGA Minnesota’s Diversity & Inclusion committee focuses on access to our organization, improving inclusion efforts of existing programs and events, trainings for our board and members on systemic oppression, the gaining and retention of marginalized creatives, mentorships for leadership positions, and educating our industry on what it means to be inclusive. [read more…]

The Education Committee oversee the chapter’s education activities, by developing and nurturing relationships between AIGA Minnesota and regional educators, schools, student groups and students. [read more…]

Emerging Designers are designers in a state of shift. This is where we explore the essential topics that you were never taught in school, or have been dying to ask since you broke into design. [read more…]

The Expert Designers Committee exists to enhance and create AIGA Minnesota programming of special interest to designers with 15 or more years of experience. [read more…]

the In-House Designers Committee fosters awareness and respect within the AIGA Minnesota and National chapters by providing resources, support, education and enhanced programming specific to the needs of In-House Designers. [read more…]

Insights is a design lecture series for progressive creatives. A unique collaboration between the Walker Art Center and AIGA Minnesota, the series embraces the unexpected to present diverse, exploratory, and contemporary lecturers. [read more…]

This Luncheon season we are exploring family ties in design. Ties can be good and bad—obstacles or opportunities. Whether they grew up with design or married into it, our speakers have strong family ties that blur the lines between their professional and personal lives. Join us for the inside scoop on working, living and breathing together—how ideas spread, how secrets are kept and how family bonds make design better. [read more…]

The membership committee helps AIGA members get the most out of their membership, and attract new members. [read more…]

Portfolio 1-on-1 is a premiere event for students to interact directly with professionals and other students in the design field with a weekend filled with studio tours, a panel discussion, workshops, review sessions, door prizes, and scholarships. Interested in being a part of making this event happen? We'd love to hear from you! [read more…]

A solopreneur is a self-motivated, entrepreneurial, independent, and passionate creative spirit who dictates his/her own schedule, and who can go days without interacting with other creatives. Solopreneurs may also go by the names of Freelancer, Contractor, Independent, Self-Employed, Entrepreneur, One-(Wo)Man Show, and to a lesser extent, Lone Ranger. [read more…]

The sponsorship committee builds partnerships that make our programming possible. [read more…]

The Sustainable Design Committee hopes to provide you with a base of support and resources for better design methods, ideas, and knowledge to address design-related sustainability issues [read more…]