April 5th & 6th, 2018
It's wild to believe we're already in year 3 of Crop! However, after 2 sold-out Crop's, a sold-out Pop-Up Crop, countless words of inspiration & advice, engaging workshops, a strengthened and renewed creative community, food, drinks & good times that only Louisiana can provide - here we are. We've got another exciting lineup of workshops and speakers in store and we look forward to continuing to foster community through creativity. Join us on April 5th & 6th of 2018. Don't miss out!
CROP 2018 LINEUP
Each year we strive to bring the most well rounded group of creatives to Crop. Year three is no exception. We're beyond excited to be bringing you 14+ of some of the most creative & inspirational folks we know. Again, day one will be full of engaging workshops to get your creative juices flowing. Day two will be keynotes handpicked to provide you with renewed inspiration, fresh ways of thinking, stories that make you feel like you're not alone, laughs, lessons and more. Register now!
2018 Keynote Speakers • Friday, April 6th • 2018 • TIX AVAILABLE!
JUST ANNOUNCED! FRIDAY RED TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE
Friday RED tickets get you access to everything a regular Friday ticket does AND a private, limited seating lunchtime workshop on Friday, April 6th with Brian Manley and Scotty Russell. Lunch is included.
CRAFTING A KILLER TALK - FRIDAY LUNCH WORKSHOP
WITH BRIAN MANLEY AND SCOTTY RUSSELL
You’re full of great ideas, but how do you articulate them publicly through speaking, podcasting or vlogging? If you’re curious on where to start or ready to take your speaking skills to the next level then this workshop is for you. In this workshop, Brian and Scotty will equip you with:
- The skills to overcome the fear of speaking
- The game plan to craft a killer talk
- The tools to prepare and deliver with confidence
- A deeper look at the art and craft of storytelling.
The workshop will be held Friday, April 6th during lunch time at Jolie Pearl restaurant & bar. Lunch at Jolie Pearl is included with the Friday RED ticket.
2018 Workshop Presenters • thursday, April 5th • 2018 • SOLD OUT
Kathryn Hunter • Workshop
Hands-On Workbook Binding
FOREFATHERS GROUP • WORKSHOP
POWER OF PRESENTATION
CROP 2018 LINEUP
They say California knows how to party, but it's safe to say that Louisiana does too, y'all. Each year Crop throws amazing after parties on both Thursday and Friday nights of Crop. We're changing things up this year with a launch party on Thursday and our blowout wrap party on Friday as Crop 2018 comes to a close.We've got great plans for both - Thursday night Drink & Draw with Lincoln Design Co. and . All registrants are able to attend each party. Register now (if you haven't already) and come throw down with us and all of your newest friends.
Thursday, April 5th at Caneland Distilling co
After our first day of Crop, take a short walk with us and join us at Caneland Distilling Company where Lincoln Design Co. will be hosting our Thursday night Drink & Draw. Mighty Short will be doing a custom illustration with Industry Print Shop slinging live prints. Bring your own drawing supplies (paper, pens, markers, tablets, etc) and come hungry and thirsty. Caneland makes THE best spirits this side of the Mississippi and we'll have a food truck roundup out front. Register now if you haven't already!
ALL CROP REGISTRANTS INVITED.
FRIDAy, April 6th at THE OLD GOVERNORS MANSION
Our Crop 2018 Official After Party is going to be something special. The party will be held at the Historic Old Governor's Mansion just a 5 minute walk from the Shaw Center for the Arts. Live music, free food, free drinks and more. Additionally, we'll have our annual There Will be Bleed Q&A and poster pull with Industry Print Shop, James Victore and The Forefathers Group - you can only get these prints at THIS party. Don't miss out. We're pleased to announced that we've partnered with Goodtype for the first ever Crop x Goodtype Live Lettering Challenge. 4 letterers will go head to head on giant 4'x8' canvasses to create that special 4 letter word we all know and love... CROP!
ALL CROP REGISTRANTS INVITED.
Don't forget about the swag
Each year we have a pretty happening vendor area. Elbow to elbow at times. Year three should be no exception. T-shirts, hats, prints, patches, pins, stickers, books, gadgets and more. We've got an exciting lineup of vendors that are sure to send you home looking for more wall space, closet space and beyond. Below are just a few of our featured vendors for Crop 2018. Check em out. Many more to come day of!
LINCOLN DESIGN CO
Lincoln Design Co. is a brand design and creative agency in Portland, OR. They're bringing top notch gear to the vendor room this year. Get ready.
Tim’s Garage is a casual lifestyle boutique located in the heart of mid city in Baton Rouge, Louisiana featuring local, vintage, and original products.
DURHAM BRAND & CO
Durham Brand & Co. is a creative studio with a strong foundation in brand development, strategic thinking, and design chops that is passionately crafted and creatively driven.
Hellcats Inc. is a husband and wife collaboration between us, Clark Orr and Brittany Reagan. Just the right amount of Tough with a pinch of Sparkle.
INDUSTRY PRINT SHOP
Industry has been Crop family since the beginning. Each year they bring loads of rad new gear, carefully designed and expertly crafted. Come get some.
Shaw Center for the Arts
Crop is held in the beautiful Shaw Center for the Arts in Downtown Baton Rouge. Keynotes are held in the Manship Theatre within the Shaw Center. Workshops, vendors, attractions and more will be held throughout it's other many spaces. The Shaw Center is also home to award winning restaurants, a coffee shop and a full service bar. Everything you need, right in one place.
WHERE TO STAY
For those of you coming from out of town, book your visit with our partner hotels. Each of these are literally steps away from the Shaw Center for the Arts and in the heart of downtown Baton Rouge's nightlife. Restaurants, museums, coffee shops, bars & venues are all minutes away. Book your stay now as rooms tend to fill up quickly.