Skip to main content

EAST Conference 2023

MARCH 14-16, 2023

One problem. An infinite number of solutions. This is our reality. Join us as we embark into the EASTverse.

Interested in becoming an EAST Conference sponsor or exhibitor? Click the button below for more information.

Highlights Branding Kit
Hero background image

2024 Conference Logo Competition

Competition Overview

Help us prepare for EAST Conference 2024 by creating a logo to represent the new Conference theme:

EAST Uncharted

Navigating the unknown.

What is a Logo? A logo is a visually engaging graphic representation of a theme, concept or identity, that brands a company or event for marketing purposes.The Conference logo will be featured prominently on the website, t-shirts, banners and more. Take some time to research and be inspired before creating your design.

Logo Competition Guidelines

  • Tips for creating a logo

    • Make sure your design communicates the EAST Conference theme.
    • Use simple shapes and typefaces.
    • Use no more than one to two fonts. Free fonts can be downloaded at:
    • Do not use photographs.
    • Remember this is a LOGO - not a Poster! Click HERE for examples!
    • Choose a distinct color theme (one to three max). Make sure to provide a one color option.
    • Use negative space effectively.
  • Artwork MUST be original

    • It is okay to be inspired from the Internet and elsewhere but do not use another designer's work.
    • NO CLIP ART. Use the tools in your classroom, such as Adobe Illustrator or another vector drawing program.

Please note: Submissions are limited to 10 per EAST program. If more than 10 entries are submitted from an EAST program, only the first 10 submissions will be considered.

Submission Guidelines

To qualify, all details and project descriptions in the online application must be complete. This information will be used as a part of the judging criteria for this competition. The submission deadline is 3 pm CST on Monday, April 24, 2023.

REMEMBER: The submission form will automatically close at 3:00 pm CST on the deadline date. If you are in the middle of submitting a form at this time, your submission will NOT be received. Please remember that upload speeds can vary depending on file type, school bandwidth, etc. Deadline days have a high volume of submission traffic, which can also cause delays in uploading files and submitting applications. If you encounter an issue on the day of a deadline, EAST staff may only have limited availability to provide assistance. EAST staff will not grant a deadline extension. It is recommended that you DO NOT wait until the last day or the last minute to submit your application.

  1. Get Ready

    Before submitting your application, make sure you have all the required materials:

    • Required: Team Photo of designer(s) ONLY

      Submit one team photo (.jpg or .jpeg format). This photo may be used on stage if your project is selected as the winner.

      All photos must be high-quality, well-lit professional-style images of student(s) from the shoulders up with a neutral/solid background.

    • Required: Final Logo Design in vector format (.ai or .eps)

      This should be a vector format created in Adobe Illustrator or another vector drawing program (.ai or .eps).

      • Designs should be one to three colors max
      • Send your ORIGINAL document with layers intact.
      • Do NOT merge layers.
    • Required: Final logo design as a .jpg
    • Required: One Color Design

      If your design has multiple colors, provide an all-black version of your design (.ai or .eps)

  2. Complete the Online Application

    Tell us more about your logo design and the inspiration behind it.

    Note: You will upload the items from step one in the online application.

  3. Upload Team Photo, Final Logo Designs & One Color Design

    Combine all files from Step 1 into one (1) Zipped File with a 1 GB (1048576 KB) max file size. Be sure to review the requirements in Step 1.

    Name your file using your first and last name (example: If you submit more than one file, follow the same guidelines and add a number at the end. (example:,, etc.).

    Not sure how to zip a file? Click here for Windows instructions and click here for Mac instructions.

  4. Submit

    After completing the online application, click the “Submit” button. Once you see the “Submission Received” page, you will not be able to make any changes. If you do not receive an email confirmation, assume there was an error, and your submission was not completed. Please go back and complete the online application again. If you still do not receive an email, please contact

    You may be asked to revise your design for reproduction or other issues. Be sure to keep original work. All logo designs become the property rights of EAST upon submission.