Creative Outreach Conference: Social Media That Doesn’t Suck


The Music District - 639 S College


A look at the importance of developing a social media “Visual Identity” and ways to represent it well enough to be noticed within the barrage of images and videos that people are subjected to every day. An open discussion that offers techniques, tools, and approaches to help you to increase your online engagement, solidify your Visual Identity and style, and most importantly, not suck.

About Kevin
Kevin Kirchner is an award winning video producer for the City of Fort Collins, in addition to producing content for the City, he produces content for CSU, local non-profits, and countless bands both local and national including The Descendents, Rise Against and that band you haven’t heard of …YET. Kevin is a licensed UAV pilot and spends lots of time flying tiny cameras around the sky. Kevin’s passions are music and cameras and he has found a way to blend those two passions here in Fort Collins for over 20 years and is always seeking the next great adventure.

About Grant
Grant Smith is the Creative Director for the City of Fort Collins and offers more than sixteen years of experience in illustration, animation, graphic design, web design, writing and photography. He was the Art Director for the Fiesta Bowl, has led design campaigns for businesses like Banner Children’s Hospital and the Ritz Carlton, was a business owner focused in brand development for non-profits and startups and has developed training materials for the Center for Creative Leadership that has shaped his own leadership style. Also a husband and father, he can be found once a month hosting FOCO Drink & Draw and bringing local artists and people together for some good old-fashioned face-to-face communication.