Creative Team of the Future

As quickly as technology evolves, so are the responsibilities of creative professionals. What does it take to survive – and thrive – in the creative industry 5, 10 and 20 years from now?

In this presentation, you’ll learn:

  • The skills and traits today’s employers seek when hiring creative talent
  • A look into the future ad agency/in-house design department
  • Action steps you can take to improve your marketability
  • Tips for preparing for future career success

Donna Farrugia, executive director of the national recruiting agency The Creative Group, will share specific actions you can take to improve your marketability and prepare for future success.

This event will benefit both professionals and students, and lunch will be included.

About Donna

Donna Farrugia is executive director of The Creative Group, a specialized staffing firm placing a comprehensive range of interactive, design, marketing, advertising and public relations professionals with a variety of organizations. In this position, she manages operations for the firm’s locations in major markets throughout the United States and Canada. Donna has presented at industry events, including the HOW Design Conference, the American Advertising Federation National Conference and the American Marketing Association’s International Collegiate Conference. She also has delivered webinars for the American Advertising Federation and Graphic Artists Guild, and has contributed articles on career-related topics to various publications.

Donna has more than 25 years of marketing, business development and management experience. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Pittsburgh, with a minor emphasis in systems analysis, operations research, accounting and psychology.


11 a.m. -- registration opens; feel free to come early and network
11:30 a.m. -- lunch buffet opens
Noon  -- presentation begins
1:00 -- presentation ends; feel free to stay for networking afterwards

For questions, contact the event manager Lynn Browder.

***** Want to tweet with us before and during the event? Use the hashtag #AIGAteamFuture

All ticket sales are final. Tickets are non-refundable or transferable.

When & Where
Wed, Sep 12, 2012 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM EDT
Hudson Grille Midtown
942 Peachtree Street Northeast
Atlanta, Geor 30309