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AIGA, you're killing me.
Usually, AIGA's exorbitant conference fees are not worth getting worked up about: design industry trade conferences are usually ungodly expensive. But it grinds my gears that their conference this October, GAIN: AIGA Design for Social Value Conference, is billed as some feel-good, environmentally-friendly, social-changey shindig, with calls to action like "tackling socially relevant projects and enhancing the human experience," and activisty keywords adorning its promotional material:
The United States Federation of Worker Cooperatives is coming to Boston, June 23rd and 24th! This year their national conference is being held at Northeastern University. I've had the pleasure of working with the national team on graphics for this year's conference, from t-shirts to program books to this 11 x 17 poster you'll be able to get a copy of at the venue: