Event Series

From marketing presentations to demonstrations, join us for programming to enhance your outreach and make local connections!

We look forward to seeing you at the next event!

Join us for a Panel During Chicago Design Week
Cushing hosts a panel discussion during Chicago Design Week!

It will touch on technology such as virtual/augmented reality, the impact on graphic design, art, branded/digital environments & more.

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“Our favorite companies to work with are those that provide value beyond their products and services. Cushing does just that. I recently attended one of their Lunch n Learns on website conversion optimization. Not only did I pick up actionable tips for my company website, they gave me an entire tour of their space where I was able to visualize techniques for office branding and privacy film right on the spot. They’re just lovely, helpful people.”

Work in the interior design industry? Join us in October for a discussion on markets that need interior design assistance!

Creative Coffee October Event

Discuss trends and share your insights!

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Public Art and Commercial Collaboration

Commercial Real Estate firm R2 Companies and Chicago Design Museum recently collaborated on a piece of public art in Goose Island. Trending in Chicago and in regions around the country, artists and designers are working with developers to make a lasting impact. How do these partnerships start and where is this trend heading in future years?

Join us July 19 for an event panel

Creative Coffee With IIDA

Rise and shine for creative conversation and brainstorming at Mojo Coffee.

On Monday, July 16, join interior designers and creatives to discuss design trends.

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Make an Impact on Your Marketing Efforts With A.I.

From website chatbots to increasing sales, artificial intelligence is trending.

Join us on June 27 for a lunch and learn that delves into the present and future opportunities of A.I.  Matt Chiera is the founder of Ice Nine Online and our presenter. An early adopter of A.I., Matt has over a decade of digital marketing experience.

Learn more and get ahead of this trend! 

Design for the Non-Designer was great! The meeting room was awesome, the speaker was super knowledgeable, the food was great, AND it was a very interactive session. I definitely learned a few things and met some great folks. The tips about photography with high contrast and good depth of field are definitely things I took back for our employee and social media images.”
Design for the Non-Designer

In February, Adobe Expert Michael Riordan led a workshop to discuss graphic design tips, ideas and trends. The workshop was designed for non-designers.

He took questions, discussed the intricacies of photoshop and discussed design one-on-one with guests.

September Lunch & Learn

You’ve heard that phrase work, smarter not harder, right? In September, join us for a presentation to keep you focuswd on techniques that make an impact. Nancy Goldstein will discuss approaching your marketing and business efforts, with a focus on strategies that keep you moving forward.

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“Marketing professionals are not the only ones who appreciate great branding. As a human resource manager, my own marketing counterpart recognized the value I would find in Cushing’s Lunch and Learn sessions. She and I are currently employing strategies presented during their employment branding segment. Cushing is not only a gracious host; their program is relevant and practical.”
Virtual Reality Presentation and Demonstration

Virtual reality is poised to become a $425 billion dollar industry by 2025. As technology receives widespread adoption, applications are becoming a part of our daily lives. This is especially true in the world of commercial real estate, where virtual reality is disrupting how firms are marketing properties. Want to learn more?

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