August / Typism Conference 2019

This is the fifth annual Typism Conference. There are eight local and international speakers who are all amazing letterers, calligraphers, sign writers, typographers, designers and public artists.

Speakers will be announced in the lead up to the conference. For now, super early bird tickets are on sale. Once speakers are announced, the price will increase with each new speaker.

Speaker #1: Kate Pullen
Speaker #2: Larry Stammers
Speaker #3: Kate Hursthouse
Speaker #4: Moya Carroll
Speaker #5: Melissa So
Speaker #6: Sophie Elinor
Speaker #7: Nikita Prokhorov
Speaker #8: Kiel Tillman

The Typism Conference will be held at The Arts Centre, Gold Coast — HOTA. (NB: The workshops will be held at Griffith University, Southport)

This one-day event is walking distance from the tram and Surfer's Paradise hotels (2km). The bus stops right outside (Evandale: route 731) and there is plenty of free onsite parking.

If you are travelling from interstate, the venue is 30 minutes drive from Coolangatta Airport (OOL).

All conference tickets include a delicious lunch, morning tea and afternoon tea, plus a goodie bag filled with gifts from our partners, including the latest Typism Book 5. Valued at $38.50!

Remember to tell us your dietary requirements when you go through checkout.

All attendees are also invited to the conference after party. More details when you buy your ticket.

There will also be a curated vendor hall at the event. If you have bespoke type and lettering products to sell, please send us an email:

There are also separate workshops held at Griffith University on the Gold Coast on Thursday 1st and Friday 2nd.

Once the speakers have been announced, we will release workshop tickets. Conference ticket holders will be notified about workshops first as they usually sell out.

Date and Time
Sat., 3 August 2019
9:00 am – 5:00 pm AEST

HOTA Gold Coast
135 Bundall Rd
Surfer's Paradise, Queensland 4217

$106.59 – $190.99


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