CHGO DSGN GONE TX was presented by Creative Summit #28. The goals of the summit were to introduce the work of over 200 Chicago designers to over 500 design students in the Southwest. Creative Summit is a renown student competition and conference organized by Chris Hill. Since 1987, Creative Summit has awarded over $500,000 in scholarships during the conference to attending juried students.
In addition to presenting work from the CHGO DSGN Exhibition, five Chicago designers attended the summit as guest speakers on March 27–28 at Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas.
Duncan Jackson of Billings Jackson Design
Renata Graw of Plural
Angie West of West Supply
Jennifer Mahanay of Wright
Matthew Hoffman of Hey, It's Matthew