June 19–26, 2005
Events: Southwest Design Conference hosted by Western Interiors and Design magazine
Santa Fe Design Week is an expanded broad-design-industry week around the conf.
Digital Design Showcase & New Media Gallery – The opportunity for YOU to be involved!
Dates: New Mexico Digital Design Showcase June 24-26, 2005
New Media Gallery opening and Rooney’s Wine Tasting Fri., June 24. 3-5 pm
Place: Santa Fe, New Mexico (including Sweeney Center, The Lensic & Santa Fe Arts Institute)
Description: www.southwestdesignconference.com www.NMnewmedia.org
Western Interiors and Design (WID) magazine is hosting the 2nd Annual Southwest Design
Conference in 2005. New in 2005, and the centerpiece of the 3-day WID Conference, is
this juried design exhibition and sale at Sweeney Center of museum quality, hand-crafted
furniture, accessories and fashion from America’s finest artisans, occupying the entire
ground floor of Sweeney. The three-day exhibition will be held 10 to 5 at the Sweeney
Convention Center in historic downtown Santa Fe. All other rooms at Sweeney have
been fully booked by WID for broad “design industry” business exhibition.
The Digital Design Showcase and New Media Gallery will run up to ten
plasma and LCD screens as well as provide digital design showcase booths.
It will occupy room 3 (upstairs, southwest corner, nearest the front, western
staircase) in Sweeney Center.
3,000 affluent consumers and design professionals are expected to attend just for the
WID aspect of the show. WID’s target audience includes architects and interior designers,
affluent consumers (avg. income $221,000) and summer Santa Fe tourists.
Additional market includes tourists already in Santa Fe who will run across the numerous
venues and wealth of publicity running all before and throughout Design Week. Local
design professionals and community members will also attend. There will be a special
insert in the newspaper.
The New Media gallery will contain up to 12 large Plasma & LCD Screens, with sample reels of:
! Software and Game Design ! Architectural Design & Interiors
! Publishing ! Digital Designed media (not artwork)
! Technology, Informatics, Biotech ! Graphic Design & Web Design
! Film, DVD, TV & video production ! Animation & Modeling
! Other Digital Design, IT and New Media business sectors – as you come forward
Benefits: Increased brand awareness on a local, regional and national level
Targeted marketing opportunity in an exciting and dynamic environment
Prominent custom display of products in high traffic areas
Continuity of brand exposure over a three-day period
Capitalize on high profile art and design affiliation
Advertising: Event program, Website, Magazine, Newspaper, Radio, City Bus?, Postcard mailers,
Santa Fe New Mexican Design Week supplement
Digital Design, IT & New Media contact: Sam Levy, NetMan@TheNetCave.com or 984-9879
Contact: www.NMnewmedia.org, Sam Levy, NetMan@TheNetCave.com or 505-984-9879
Exhibitor Opportunities, all for period of 3 days:
We want YOU to include a one minute clip on a design industry plasma screen!
$ 65 per video minute New Media Gallery highest quality project samples
! Suggested length 30 seconds to two minutes. Over three minutes only by special
exception. You produce and provide video by June 2nd
! Animations/Videos must be of high quality – please show slides or video of your best
quality projects, with optional voice-over or soundtrack (audio playback not
guaranteed). Submissions will be jury reviewed for inclusion. If your video is not
accepted, fee will be refunded. Jury decided by City Economic Development
! Please end your clip with a "bumper" of white text on black background showing
“Another New Mexico New Media company.” A video minute equals up to 1
minute of video or animation.
! Up to 13 animations/videos will show sequentially on each screen
! Animation/video will show in New Media gallery on continuous loop for 2.5 days
! Each plasma or LCD screen will be labeled with it’s industry
! All clips should be 720 x 480 or 854 x 480, horizontal, min.15 fps, .mov or .swf files on disc
NTSC video on DVD also accepted. Note we may have to capture/mix to create
$ 430 Digital Design Showcase Lounge
! Stanchion and cord progressive gallery-type lounge exhibit space
! Walls of the whole room will be a subtly immersive slide show
(images of aquarium, the Colosseum, Matrix-like effects, lava lamp, desert, etc.)
! Two cocktail tables for you to place LCD screens or brochures. We strongly
recommend you provide a running LCD displayed video and have a person
available for consultation – but warm bodies are not required.
! Pedestal for additional display, 2 chairs for resting those tired legs
! At least 3 amps of 120 volt electrical (360 watts), enough to power a desktop
computer and a laptop or DVD player & 2 or 3 LCD screens plus the 3 lights
! 48 sq. ft. minimum (and at least 8’ wide), partial hard walls available as shown in plan
! Three track lights point back at your lounge
! Banners can be hung approximately 3.5 feet high across the 8 foot back; other
decorations of your lounge can be however you’d like – contact us for Qs
! Open to public Friday 1-5pm (6/24), and Saturday and Sunday 10am – 5pm
$ 215 Digital Design Showcase Cocktail Table
! One half of a lounge – to be shared with another digital design entity
Sample Floor Plan:
The Digital Design Showcase & New Media Gallery demo
is a project of the City of Santa Fe Economic Development
with additional sponsorship from LANL.
The project is coordinated by Sam Levy
of NET MAN and of New Media Industries, Inc.