Salt Lake Design Week Cocktails with Creatives & Panel Discussion

Amy Lukas from Infinite Scale, Kevin Perry from Struck and Alysha Smith from Modern8, will discuss — highs, lows, and everything in between —running a creative agency through a pandemic.

  • This is a free, all ages event. As such valid ID's are required for all alcoholic beverages.

COVID Protocols

  • Advanced registration required.
  • Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test result 72 hours leading up to this event is required for entry to this and all SLDW events.
  • Copies of vaccination cards and the Docket app are acceptable.

Amy Lukas, Partner and Executive Director of Events | Infinite Scale

Along with an acute and experienced eye for design, Amy Lukas is the organizational leader at Infinite Scale. Amy has extensive background in making large and complicated events come to life. Her wide-ranging experience in sport design began with the Salt Lake 2002 Olympic Winter Games and now includes work on everything from NHL All-Star Games and Stadium Series, to the College Football Playoffs National Championship and COPA America. Amy’s long-term involvement with professional design organizations, SEGD and AIGA, keeps her knowledge of the industry trends sharp and brings a layer of creative thought leadership to her sport-focused projects.

Her passion for sport is both personal and professional. As an athlete herself, as a five-time Boston Marathon finisher, Amy understands the multi-layers of inspiring athletes to perform at their highest level and what it takes to create an engaging fan experience.

Amy is the Partner-in-Charge of all Global Event Projects, as well as People + Culture, Leadership Development, Talent Management, Human Resources, Operations and Finance.

Kevin Perry, Head of Talent and Operations | Struck

As Head of Talent and Operations, you’ll find Kevin Perry at the very center of Struck where his organizational design skills connect everything from our people, brand, processes, strategies and experiences. With a deep understanding of human needs and motivators, Kevin thoughtfully advances every aspect of our agency. Some of his latest contributions include spearheading our Diversity and Inclusion taskforce, and promoting accessibility inside the office and beyond. He does it all with a design-thinking mindset, amplifying his impact by crafting user-friendly methodologies and frameworks.

Outside of his role at Struck, Kevin has been and continues to be extensively involved in AIGA serving at both the local and national level in numerous leadership positions including President Emeritus of AIGA SLC, President Council Chair of AIGA National, Board of Directors of AIGA National and Executive Committee of AIGA National. He is the co-founder of Salt Lake Design Week and currently serves as an adjunct professor for the University of Utah where he developed the Design Strategy course for their new BFA Graphic Design Foundation.

About Salt Lake City Design Week

October 18-22, 2021

Salt Lake Design Week celebrates and promotes the impact of all design in Utah. By providing a forum for designers, business professionals, students, and the general public to interact, collaborate, and learn from each other, we build a stronger creative community. We are inclusive of all people and disciplines including; graphic, digital, product, fashion, film, photography, architecture, interiors, and more. From October 18-22, 2021 we will host SLDW to celebrate Utah creatives and promote the impact of design throughout the state and beyond.

SLDW is hosted annually by the AIGA Salt Lake City chapter.

When & Where
Wed, Oct 20, 2021 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM MDT
Underbelly Creative
343 W 400 S
Salt Lake City, UT 84101