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TRUE CONFERENCE

OUR ANNUAL SUMMIT WHERE A DIVERSE LINEUP OF INDUSTRY LEADERS SPEAK CREATIVE TRUTH INTO THE LIVES OF YOUNG CREATIVES. EXPECT WORLD-CLASS INSIGHT ON SUCCESS, FAILURE, AND RESILIENCE IN A VARIETY OF CREATIVE FIELDS.

Check out the recap from this year's conference!

2022 SPEAKERS

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PAST SPEAKERS

2020 CONFERENCE

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2019 CONFERENCE

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ELISE SWOPES

Photographer & Designer, Brand Partnerships

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MIKE CARSON

Creative Direction, Big Sean, Rhythm & Flow 

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COLBY LEWIS

Hamilton Actor & Producer

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TUAN HUYNH

Senior Art Director, Leo Burnett

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COREY GILKEY

Founder, Leaders 1354 & Boxville

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MELISSA HENNESSY

Founder Hennessy Reps

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DAVID CHOI

Founder, Seoul Taco

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SCOTT GOLDSTEIN

Artist & Entrepreneur

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ROSS KIMBALL

Writer & Actor

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SCOOP JACKSON

Sports & Culture Journalist, ESPN

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MARCUS SMITH

Photographer

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SENTROCK

Artist

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TRASHHAND

Photographer

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LIZ MILLER GERSHFLED

Exec Art Producer, Energy BBDO

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KATE SCHMIDGALL

Director, Founder of Bittersweet

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KAT TUSHIM

Creative Director, Upshot

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DAVE MATA

DJ, Founder, Soul Summit

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TONIKA JOHNSON

Photographer & Activist

WHY ATTEND TRUE CHICAGO?

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GET EDUCATED BY ESTABLISHED CREATIVES AND ENTREPRENEURS

GET EDUCATED BY ESTABLISHED CREATIVES AND ENTREPRENEURS

GET ENERGIZED TO DO YOUR BEST WORK

GET ENERGIZED TO DO YOUR BEST WORK

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EXPAND YOUR PERSPECTIVE AND INFLUENCE

EXPAND YOUR PERSPECTIVE AND INFLUENCE

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