& good company
Come together at Brunch by the Beach in Christchurch to connect with other local designers, hear from Matt Innes about his award-winning branding process, and get practical advice from a panel of successful freelancers. Plus, enjoy some tasty treats on our mates from Karmly!
New Brighton Surf Club
This beachfront location offers stunning views of the ocean and a relaxed vibe that is perfect for connecting with other freelance designers that are local to Christchurch. We can't wait to see you there!
Following the main brunch by the beach event in the morning, we have two optional afternoon workshops available. Both workshops are on at the same time, so choose the one that best suits you.
Creative Launchpad bottle included with every ticket
Join us and take home more than just inspiration - a beautifully crafted glass drink bottle that looks great on any designer's desk.
Ticket sales are now closed
- 22 August 2023
- Optional afternoon workshops
- New Brighton Surf Club
Q&A panel session
Our expert Q&A panel at Brunch by the Beach will discuss key topics related to running a freelance design business — getting started, finding clients, managing projects, and delivering results.
Round table discussions
Skip the small talk with meaningful round table conversations at set place settings. Dive into topics that resonate with you, led by table hosts who understand the freelance design journey.
Guest speaker, Matt Innes
Our guest speaker, Matt Innes, will share his design process and provide inspiration that will leave you feeling energised and ready to take on new challenges.
A delicious brunch on us
And what's an event without delicious food? You can indulge in tasty treats while connecting with other designers at set place settings.
Optional Afternoon Workshops
After the Brunch by the Beach event, we have some optional workshops you can attend that include a light lunch (12:30 - 2ish).
Branding On Fire Workshop
With Matt from Strategy
Have you heard about the power of branding but wondered where to begin? Matt Innes from Strategy Creative has got you covered. Whether you’re working on a brand for yourself, your business or a client, creating a good brand isn’t easy – however creating a brand strategy is a great place to start. In this workshop we’ll be learning while creating a simple, yet powerful brand strategy from woh to go. This isn’t just theory being presented via PowerPoint, we’re getting our hands dirty.
Creating an effective online portfolio
Join the Rocketspark team as they take you through best practice planning and execution of a portfolio that will be a winner for any graphic designer. We'll cover off:
The fundamental parts of planning and strategy
Layout and content requirements
Building trust with your potential client
Building the site
Designing for mobile
Best practice tips to convert more web traffic to leads
This is a 2 hour hands-on workshop.
We are proud to partner with Design Assembly & Karmly to bring you Brunch by the Beach