ON NOVEMBER 15TH, 2017, THE SECOND ANNUAL BRANDSTAND EXAMINED THE RADICAL SHIFTS IN THE MEANING OF AMERICA: THE BRAND.
Freedom, determination, inclusivity, opportunity… What does America stand for today? Brandstand brings together six luminary speakers from the worlds of journalism, politics, creativity, and culture to discuss the current 'States of America’.
Designer, writer, and founder of COLLINS
NOVEMBER 15, 2017
Kick off the event with light bites and beverages.
Paola Mendoza, Derek Thompson, Jim Johnson and Brian Collins will each provide a distinct point of view on the brand of America and the direction it's heading. Expect a rapid fire set of cultural, creative, and economic opinions designed to provoke discussion and debate.
BRAND OF THE YEAR
Debbie Millman, chair of the SVA Master's in Branding graduate program, will present the first inaugural 'Brand of the Year'.
Moderated by Andrew Miller and joined by special guest panelist Charles Blow, our speakers will come together on stage to debate the current 'States of America'.
THE SVA MASTER’S IN BRANDING GRADUATE PROGRAM IS THE FIRST OF ITS KIND IN THE WORLD.
Program Alumni work in diverse roles across a range of industries and companies from startups to agencies to global corporations. Brandstand is launched by alumni that span the first eight years of the program.
We asked alumni to redesign the 🇺🇸 based on what America stands for today: