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Shannon Carter is a 20-year branding and design industry veteran. His work has been recognized by industry publications such as HOW Magazine, PRINT, Adweek, Creative Arts and others.

Shannon also has been recognized many times by his peers for his contributions to the branding, advertising and design industry. Some of Mr. Carter’s more noteworthy accomplishments include:

  • 2020 Design Excellence Award—CPG Craft Beer Packaging

  • 2020 Design Excellence Award—CPG Craft Beer Packaging

  • 2018 Gold Medal for Shannon Irish Red Barrel Aged—Best of Craft Beer Awards

  • 2016 Gold Medal for Shannon Chocolate Stout—Best of Craft Beer Awards

  • 2016 Silver Medal for Shannon IPA—Best of Craft Beer Awards

  • 2015 Gold Medal for Shannon Chocolate Stout—U.S. Open Beer Championships

  • 2015 Silver Medal for Shannon Irish Red—Caltech Commonwealth Cup

  • 2011 HOW Design Conference Speaker and Presenter—Chicago, IL

  • 2009-2010 National Education Committee Seat for Creativity in K-12 Education—Washington DC
  • 2009 HOW Magazine—International Design Judge
  • 2007 Regional Advertising Federation Judge
  • 2005 Ad Person of the Year—Austin Advertising Federation

Speaking Engagements:
Mr. Carter lives and breathes brand strategy and design, so naturally he loves talking about them. He is available for speaking engagements to creative industry organizations, entrepreneurial groups, for-profit companies and non-profit organizations.
His topics often include:

  • What is a brand: Brand definitions and really funny lies
  • Bridging the gap between business strategy and design
  • Dispelling brand myths: A brand is a logo…right?
  • Branding non-profits and membership organizations
  • Please Contact Us to have Mr. Carter speak at your next event.