Method + Madness Conference

October 22-­23, 2016
The Phoenix Convention Center
8am Check­in • 9am Talks begin

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Since 2009, the Method + Madness Conference has brought together the Arizona design community for a weekend of actionable insights, hands­-on education, and career ­fueling inspiration. It’s the two-­day highlight of Phoenix Design Week and a fantastic opportunity to connect with other designers and creative professionals.

As participants in the design industry, we have to constantly adapt to the demands of a quickly­ changing industry and bring structure to the chaos. That’s why this year’s conference theme is “Flux.” You’ll have the opportunity to take part in a wide variety of presentations and workshops based on this theme, led by both world­ renowned speakers and design professionals from our own backyard.

“Method + Madness inspires me to create more, strive to make my work better, and try new things. It reminds me why I love design.”

Kristie Erkkila

Join us in downtown
Phoenix, AZ

M+M takes place in the heart of the city. The increasingly revitalized downtown area is full of plenty of dining options and nightlife hotspots, and by October we’ll be experiencing some of the best weather of the year.

The Phoenix Convention Center
West building, conference room 301a
100 N. 3rd Street
Phoenix, AZ 85004

Main parking entrance is at 2nd and Monroe, southeast corner, enter on 2nd st

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Get your Method + Madness tickets now!

All tickets include entrance to the Method + Madness Conference, PHXDW 2016 Kickoff Party, Method + Madness Evening Reception, and the PHXDW 2016 Closing Party

AIGA Member
General Admission


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General Admission


AIGA Member
Student Admission


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Student Admission


Are you a student on a shoestring?

Every year, we offer a limited number of student scholarships to attend the M+M Conference.


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