SDGC19 is over, but that does not mean that the excitement and energy you took away from our event need end there. We at the SDN thought it might help if we compiled a Top Ten List of some easy and effective ways to keep the momentum going while ensuring the great insights, knowledge and connections you secured stay top-of-mind!
1. Organise a meet-up to regroup on all the great things you learned and to showcase some of your favourite SDGC19 videos.
The SDN is fortunate to have 40+ SDN Chapters around the globe who are committed to growing the service design sector in their region. Use your next chapter meet-up to recap the exciting experiences you had during the conference by screening an assortment of our video presentations. This is a great way to enable SDGC19 attendees to revisit important insights while bringing the conference experience directly to those who were unable to attend! (P.S. exclusive, limited-release of our conference videos for members-only coming soon.)
2. Begin following your favourite presenter(s) on Twitter.
With so many great speakers presenting at this year’s SDGC19, we can imagine it’s a challenge to simply pick only one to follow. So by all means, don’t stop there! Use Twitter to stay connected to these influential leaders and keep your learning alive.
3. Take-away inspiration from our 2019 Service Design Award Winners.
So many impressive projects were submitted for our 2019 annual award that it was a challenging task for our judges to select the winners. This means our champions are quite frankly “the best of the best.” Gain valuable intelligence and best practice approach by taking a deep dive into the individuals and organisations that took home gold.
4. Choose one new SDGC19 business contact and send them a note about what you are working on and ask for their insights.
One of the best ways to expand your connections is to utilise our conference as a platform to network with practitioners from around the world. Don’t let those business cards you assembled simply collect dust on your desk. Reaching out to new contacts is an effective way to create opportunities for you and your business to grow.
5. Dive deep into the latest issue of Touchpoint Vol. 11 No. 2: Experience Prototyping.
The most recent issue of Touchpoint, which launched during SDGC19, takes a dive into all-things prototyping. Sitting deep in the service designer’s DNA, prototyping is a key tool in your arsenal, offering real-world insights and experiences that can effectively enhance your work. Consider Touchpoint to be an essential resource in helping you develop your practice. Pick-up the latest edition today.