Speaking Engagements

Sharing Our Expertise

Dava Guthmiller, Noise 13’s Founder and Chief Creative, is available for speaking and instructional engagements focused on the business of design and the creative process. Her proficiency centers around branding particularly in the food & beverage, beauty & wellness, cannabis, and hospitality industries. Additional interests include women in business, collaboration, and creativity communities. See below for examples of upcoming and previous engagements. Get in touch if you’d like Dava to speak at one of your events!

Dava’s Past Speaking Engagements


How Brands Are Built, 2020 • Podcast interview with Rob Meyerson. On How Brands Are Built, branding professionals get into the details of what they do and how they do it. Other podcasts about branding focus on news, opinion, and high-level theory. They can give you a 30,000-foot view of branding; How Brands Are Built is where the rubber meets the road. Listen to the podcast.

In/Visible Talks 2018, 2019, 2020  •  MC and co-founder of this full-day design conference that celebrates the art of design. Also, she is a speaker and panel moderator for In/Visible Talks Salons throughout the year. Topics include the process, inspiration, and challenges behind a professional design practice of any medium. More Info

Swiss Consul & SwissNex 2019, 2020  •  Moderator for panels highlighting Swiss designers and businesses including wine & tech and sustainability by design.

Serendipity 2017  •  Speaker in the Go to Market House, on the topic “Beyond Pink: Marketing to Women.” Serendipity is a two-day conference in multiple “houses” with a series of salon-style workshops, conversations, and activity-based networking events designed specifically to give you the exact resources and connections to grow personally and professionally. More Info



Food Craft Institute 2017, 2018  •  Instructor for the Business Positioning & Planning class for entrepreneurs in various food industries. Topics covered include brand identity and the power of storytelling in the customer experience. More Info

VMA Design Conference 2017, 2016, 2015  •  Speaker at Visual Media Alliance conference featuring stories of design across all media. Some of the industry’s most creative thinkers share practical strategies you can put to use right now to enhance your skills and drive new business. More Info

Symposia, Conference For Women Entrepreneurs 2017  •  Speaker at this two day conference of information, inspiration, and lessons learned from 7 powerful women entrepreneurs who have found the courage to follow their dreams and build 7 figure businesses with skill, determination, grace & grit! More Info

Adobe Creative Jam 2017  •  Speaker for this fast-paced design competition, sharing the behind-the-scenes process of design projects. More Info


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