Alanna Munro Talk + Social

Join Alanna Munro at this Talk + Social event for creatives in Vancouver.

Thursday, May 30th at The Beaumont Studios (326 W 5th Ave)

From CA$20.41

Knowledge sharing: Why smart creatives build in public

Knowledge sharing: Why smart creatives build in public

What happens if you show your peers and prospects the PROCESS behind your work?

Join Alanna Munro on May 30, 2024


How to use community to push your work forward

For years, Alanna Munro has worked independently on custom typefaces and design projects.

But during the pandemic, Alanna felt most of her community ties weaken. As a creative pro who works alone, her sense of independence threatened to become a form of isolation.

Inspired by game streamers, Alanna looked for a platform to develop her own creative community.

What started as a personal community-building project became so much more.

While most creatives share only their finished work—Alanna pulled back the curtain. She invites others to join her livestreams and watch her current work-in-progress develop in real-time.

In doing so, she not only found her community — she discovered an authentic way to stand out and push her business forward.

Building in public should NOT create anxiety

On May 30, Alanna will share her strategies for fostering online community through building in public — without becoming a professional YouTuber.

If you are a freelancer or studio principal, attend this Talk + Social to discover:

  • How to build an engaged community (if you crave more collaboration—this is a no-brainer)
  • How to ask for peer feedback and improve the quality of your work (without looking unprofessional)
  • How to leverage transparency to position yourself as an expert (this can be a powerful way to attract new clients)
  • How to manage privacy, idea theft, and overwork while building in public.

Join us for drinks and pizza with talented local creatives
— and discover how to attract a community around your expertise.

May 30, 2024

6:15pm: Doors open, refreshments
6:30pm: Intros, housekeeping
6:45pm: Alanna Munro’s talk
7:35pm: Q+A, drinks, social

Don’t miss out. Register now.

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Alanna Munro
Founder at Alanna Munro Type Design

As a self-proclaimed Letter Nerd, Alanna draws a lot of letterforms, mostly through her work at Alanna Munro Type Foundry. Alanna is a self-taught type designer, typography teacher at BCIT, and co-organizer of the Type Brigade speaker series. She loves sharing her knowledge and has learned a lot about how others approach typographic problems through live-streaming type design on the interwebs.

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This event for creatives in Vancouver is organized by Creative Pulse.

Creative Pulse is a volunteer-driven organization that provides unpretentious events for Vancouver’s commercial creatives.

Grab a drink with talented designers, photographers, video professionals, and copywriters from every corner of the industry. Get inspired  — and find new collaborators!

No one turned away for lack of funds.

Type Brigade

With support from Type Brigade

Type Brigade is Vancouver’s typography speaker series. It is a group of type designers, typographers, lettering artists, and general type enthusiasts. Join Type Brigade to talk about type, discover new technologies, share projects, and learn with some very nice people.

Refund Policy

Requests for ticket refunds will be honored up to one day before the event. Please note that refunds will not be processed for requests made within 24 hours of the event start time.