Traina Presents: What Moves You?

  • What this is

    Networking events are an opportunity to connect with others in live online sessions.

  • When & Where

    • Sep 23: 12-9pm

    Mingei International Museum
    1439 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92102
  • Tags

    Experience, Graphic, Animation, Digital, Photography
Traina Presents: What Moves You?

Traina Presents: What Moves You?

Learn how brands move the world and inspire change with some of the creative industry’s most active and influential brand leaders.

Join Traina at Mingei International Museum for 5 Events to Inspire focused on how brands move the world and inspire change with some of the creative industry’s most active and influential brand leaders. The event will kick off with Keynote Speaker Erica Eng, followed by a Panel Discussion and Breakout Session. We’ll conclude with an Evening Social celebrating with drinks, bites, music, and creative professionals.

More details about each event can be found below. Register today as space is limited. If you are a student, we also encourage you to check out our Portfolio Event HERE.

Keynote Speaker: Erica Eng
2:30 - 3:30 PM

Director Erica Eng, creator of the films Americanized and Off Fairfax, will share what inspires her and how it fuels her creative work. Q&A to follow. View speaker bio.

Panel Discussion with Brand Leaders
4:00 - 5:00 PM

A Panel Discussion with industry brand leaders with a focus on why brands and people must move each other to move ahead. Key topics include:

  • What are we moving towards? Activating your brand's culture from the inside out.
  • Moving Forward: How can brands help people confront the challenges of our age?
  • Consumers and employees have lost their tolerance for vapid brand identities, empty promises, and hypocrisy. Brands that are genuine and heartfelt are winning hearts and minds organically.

Follow @wearetraina in the weeks leading up to the event for panel updates and speaker details.

Breakout Session
5:00 - 6:30 PM

Take part in a Breakout Sesh and learn from the experts in 15-minute lightning rounds on key topics with takeaways and a Q&A.

  • How to identify, define, and live your brand values with Matt Bachmann and David Traina
  • Brands as a Canvas for Community Objectives with Erwin Hines and Danielle Higgins
  • Tapping the power of the Design System with Mark Gallo and Andrew Walpole

Keep It Moving Social
7:00 - 9:00 PM

Continue the conversation and enjoy drinks, bites, and refreshments with local vendors, clients, SDDW organizers, and attendees, plus giveaways and a big announcement from the Traina team.

About the hosts


Traina is the creative agency known for Brands that Move: hearts, minds, and the bottom line. Founded in San Diego by David Traina, since 2005 we have moved business for clients by moving people with our work.

Mingei International Museum

As the presenter of San Diego Design Week, Mingei strengthens its mission by opening its doors (figuratively and literally) to our region’s design community, cultivating a space where one can both inspire and be inspired. Mingei International Museum provides an opportunity for its audiences to engage with craft, folk art and design through its collection and wide-ranging programming. Through its commitment to the community and a revitalized facility, Mingei sparks relevant and stimulating conversations that inspire visitors to imagine and express their own creativity.