TypeCon2009: Rhythm is just around the corner, and we are looking forward to a great conference.
Because of the ongoing partnership between SOTA and the Type Directors Club, we are pleased to offer you a special discount off TypeCon2009 admission. Early registration is open through 29 June, and seating is limited – register now to enure your place!
Details on how you can register and receive your TDC discount follow.
REGISTER NOW FOR TYPECON2009!
Early admission for TDC members:
Professional $235/Student $125 (through 29 June)
Regular admission for TDC members:
Professional $275/Student $145 (30 June-8 July)
Late/Walk-up admission for TDC members:
Professional $320/Student $165 (after 8 July)
Now’s the time to register for TypeCon2009! This exciting and affordable conference, presented by The Society of Typographic Aficionados (SOTA) in partnership with the Portfolio Center, the Art Institute of Atlanta, AIGA Atlanta Chapter, and the Center for Design Study, will be held at the Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead. TypeCon2009 is a jam-packed week presentations, exhibitions, hands-on workshops, and special events.
TypeCon2009 features more than 70 great names, including Gail Anderson, Matthew Carter, John Downer, Peter Enneson, Shelley Gruendler, Stefán Kjartansson, Akira Kobayashi, Kevin Larson, Gerry Leonidas, Mathieu Lommen, Brian Lucid, Bruno Maag, Vítor Quelhas, Hank Richardson, Stuart Sandler, Paul Shaw, Jim Sherraden, Ilene Strizver, and Gerard Unger.
TypeCon2009 explores type for the screen, Dutch design, type in motion, advertising typography, the new life of wood type, and much more. Special events include the premiere of “Typeface,” Kartemquin Films’ new documentary on the Hamilton Museum, a keynote address by Jim Sherraden of Hatch Show Print, the Type and Design Education Forum, and an international exhibition of type and design. With dozens of workshops, presentations, panel discussions, special events, small group tours, and exhibitions in the works, TypeCon2009 promises a typographic adventure you will remember for years to come.
Don’t miss this fantastic week of speakers, workshops, exhibitions, typographic site-seeing, and more.
Visit the TypeCon2009 website to view conference info, subscribe to the email newsletter, and to access secure registration – http://www.typecon.com.
To Register With Your TDC Member Discount
Go to TypeCon2009 registration – https://www.regonline.com/typecon2009
Click on your registration category, then enter the appropriate code in the field that will appear asking for a discount code.
Professional members, please use the following discount code:
Student members, please use the following discount code:
The TDC member discount applies to conference admission only (including evening special events and exhibits). Workshops and the Type and Design Education Forum are priced separately, with no discounts given on those options. This discount is not combinable with any other offer.
This TypeCon2009 discount is a special benefit only for current TDC members – thank you for supporting and being part of our community!
The TypeCon2009 conference hotel and headquarters is the Grand Hyatt in Atlanta Buckhead. The center of activity for TypeCon2009, this stunning hotel is in a thriving location close to several of our partners, dining, and nightlife.
The Grand Hyatt Atlanta features the amazing Grand Beds and tons of other amenities to make your stay truly wonderful, including an outdoor pool, Japanese water gardens, state-of-the-art fitness center, a top-rated restaurant, and a cozy lounge with delicious cocktails and food options.
The Grand Hyatt Atlanta is offering TypeCon2009 attendees an incredible rate on rooms – just $175 (plus taxes) per night for single/double rooms. This is a super deal in Atlanta during the height of tourist season.
To sweeten the deal, the Grand Hyatt is offering a fabulous package of amenities for TypeCon2009 attendees staying at the hotel, including:
- FREE high-speed internet access in sleeping rooms
- FREE domestic long distance phone calls in sleeping rooms
- DOUBLE GOLD PASSPORT POINTS!
And many more discounts and freebies. Visit http://www.typecon.com/hotel.php for full details on our amenities package.
Book your room NOW – the TypeCon2009 attendee rate with amenities package is only available until June 26, 2009, or until our room block fills, whichever comes first. We *always* oversell our room block, and demand is higher than ever. Book now to avoid disappointment.
To book online with your credit card, please visit this link
Enter your arrival and departure dates and other required info to make your booking.
To book by phone, call the toll-free Hyatt Reservations line at 1-800-233-1234 or the Grand Hyatt Atlanta directly at 1-404-237-1234. Mention Society of Typographic Aficionados or SOTA and TypeCon to get the discount rate.
We look forward to seeing you in Atlanta.
Tamye Riggs, Executive Director
The Society of Typographic Aficionados (SOTA)