General Info
Creative Directions is RGD's annual Virtual Career Development Conference designed to give graduates and design professionals at all experience levels the tools and tips to embark on or develop a successful career in the communication design industry.

The Conference has three streams:

  • Stream for Students & New Grads
  • Stream for Emerging Professionals
  • Stream for Mid to Senior Professionals

Join us to learn how to package, polish, promote and profit from your talent. 


Our 2022 Conference took place virtually from February 14 to 18.


Click here to register


Confirmed Speakers include:

• Brand Strategist Toni Brown

• Creative Business Consultant Emily Cohen on Positioning and Specialization

• Social Media Architect Tara Clark on How A Professional Social Media Presence Is Key For Landing Your Dream Role

• Business Coach Michael Janda on How To Change Your Pricing

• Founders of Mt. Freelance Aaron James & Andrew Dickson

• Educator & Podcaster Diana Varma on Gaining Confidence When You Don't *Feel* Confident


If you are interested in speaking at the Conference, please fill out this form.



All Access Pass

RGDs / Affiliates: $150; Prov. RGDs / Jr Affiliates / Student RGDs: $95; Non-Members: $200

One-Day Pass

RGDs / Affiliates: $95 / Prov. RGDs / Jr Affiliates / Student RGDs: $75 / Non-Members: $125


Double up your conference pass with an RGD Membership:

All Access Pass + Affiliate Membership: $350

All Access Pass + Provisional RGD Membership (those with less than 8 years professional work experience): $195


Questions? Email Abdul Omar, Programs Coordinator, at .


2022 Branding Partner: Meat Studio


The Creative Directions 2022 branding is developed by Meat Studio. Read about Meat Studio's design process and branding concept here.


2022 Sponsors:, Konrad GroupMitchell Sandham and Vancouver Film School





RGD Steering Committee: Tomomi Lo RGD, Noah Ortmann RGD, Amelia Nash RGD and Daniela Buitrago Castelblanco Prov. RGD



Recorded sessions from our 2021 Conference are available in the Members-only section of the website. Check out the 2021 program here.