REACH: Accelerating Creative Leadership

The conference that will inspire and empower creative professionals by curating best-in-class leaders to share powerful knowledge that accelerate professional development.

The world is a more complex place than ever before and the role of the designer is transforming to a position of business innovation, strategic differentiation, critical problem solving, and corporate leadership.

Reach is an opportunity for creative leaders to have access to some of the most successful thinkers, doers and makers working today. Learn strategies, insights, and leadership skills to thrive in this challenging landscape. Understand why they are crucial and how to apply them to accelerate professional development.


We have curated some of the world’s most visionary leaders who’ve navigated their careers on their own terms. You will hear from revolutionary global leaders, change makers, designers, artists, community activists, and cultural influencers.


This two day conference will be packed with proven tips, guiding principles, inventive tools and leadership insight that can be put into action immediately to help creative professionals thrive.

This won’t be a show-and-tell or a speaker self-promotion. Reach will be full of candid conversations, honest stories and straight talk designed to be evocative, empowering, and inspirational.


The sessions will cover critical topics such as: Design ROI for business, Innovation, Influence & Persuasion, Navigating The System, Conflict & Negotiation, High-Performance, and Active Listening & Effective Communication.

\\ The Reach Conference is produced by HOW Events the creators of HOW Design Live