Typography Conferences and Meetups to attend all year round.

Many typography conferences, meetups and other events take place around the world throughout the year. We have created an up-to-date guide to active events, both online and in person, to help you meet and learn from like-minded people in the typography scene. Fill your diary with the best typography conferences, meetups and summer schools happening this year, 2024!
Typography Conferences 2024

Typography Conferences 2024

BLAG Meet: Inside Issue 04

Embark on an enriching journey into the world of sign painting as visitors are introduced to BLAG 04's accomplished contributors through a variety of activities. Recognised as the only print and online publication dedicated exclusively to sign painting, BLAG is proud to present an exciting line-up of lectures, interviews, studio visits and demonstrations. A global audience is invited to immerse themselves in the vibrant world of sign painting as BLAG Events brings this extraordinary experience online.
📆 March 2, 2024
📍 Online

ATypI Brisbane

ATypI is an international non-profit organisation dedicated to typography and type design. The primary activity of the association is its annual conference, held in a different global city each year. In 2024 the conference takes place first time in Australia
📆 April 16–20, 2024
📍 Brisbane, Australia

Leipzig Typotage

The Leipzig Typotage is an event organised by the Gesellschaft Zur Förderung der Druckkunst Leipzig. Since 1995, the event has been held annually at the Museum of Print in Leipzig. In addition to type and typography, the conference focuses on graphic design, art, printing production techniques and related topics. The 29th Leipzig Typotage, subtitled "Not my type! Typographic Stereotypes" will explore how gender, social and ethnic stereotypes have been visually translated into typographic forms. Can typography be free of cultural stereotypes? What is typography's role in promoting diversity and inclusivity?
📆 April 27, 2024
📍 Leipzig, Germany


Now24, the second annual conference organised by TypeParis. The conference brings together typography enthusiasts, graphic designers, art directors and type designers. To explore how typography has a visible impact on the world around us. Listen to a mix of inspiring speakers such as Marta Cerdà Alimbau, Paul Shaw, Rainer Erich Scheichelbauer, Raissa Pardini, Shaun Loftman and many more...
📆 June 1, 2024
📍 Paris, France
🎟️ From €120


Typographics is a design festival for people who use type. Since 2015, the annual event series has focused on new frontiers in digital typography.
In addition to a two-day conference on 14 and 15 June, the festival includes workshops, tours, a TypeLab and a book fair.
📆 June 10–18, 2024
📍 The Cooper Union, New York City


TypeLab is an informal, free 72-hour online event, with workshops, demos, interviews, and experiments coordinated by Petr van Blokland to complement the Typographics conference.
📆 Online: TBA
📆 In person: TBA
📍 The Cooper Union, New York City

Berlin Letters

Berlin Letters is a festival for lettering, sign painting, calligraphy, and type design. It offers inspiration for designers and all lettering enthusiasts - with lectures, professional workshops, and surprises...
📆 July 5 to 7, 2024
📍 Berlin, Germany


TypeCon is an annual conference presented by the non-profit Society of Typographic Aficionados (SOTA), an international organisation dedicated to the promotion, study and support of typography and related arts. Since its inaugural conference in 1998, TypeCon has explored type for the screen, the history of printing, Dutch design, type in motion, Arabic calligraphy, the American Arts and Crafts movement, experimental typography, web fonts, and much more. Special events in the past have included the Type & Design Education Forum, walking type tours, and exhibitions of international type and design.
📆 In person: July 24–27, 2024
📍 Portland, USA


Held every two years in Istanbul, ISType (Istanbul Typography Conference) brings together academics, industry professionals and students - local, regional and international - to discuss current issues and innovations in typography, and to reflect on developments and opportunities for its future growth.
📆 TBA October, 2024
📍 Istanbul, Turkey

Letrástica Festival

Letrastica is an international festival of typography and design that takes place every two years in Guadalajara, Mexico. The festival includes a conference, workshops, and exhibitions.
📆 October 23-25 , 2024
📍 Guadalajara, Mexico

Variable Font Course with Typearture


Learn how to create your own variable color font!
Course leader Arthur Reinders Folmer from Typearture will introduce you to the variable font technology and teach you how to create your own working variable color font and how to implement it in HTML/CSS.

Start today

Typography Meetups


letterspace is an Amsterdam-based platform hosts since 2018 a monthly series of lectures about experimentation, innovation, and type research.
📍 Monthly meetups at various venues throughout the city. The lectures are open to the public and free.

The Typographic Circle

Typographic Circle is a non-profit organization run entirely by volunteers since 1976 to bring together anyone with an interest in typefaces and typography. The Typographic Circle organizes a variety of type and typography-related events, including a series of diverse monthly lectures featuring well-known industry speakers.
📍 Monthly meetups at the St Bride Foundation at Fleet Street in London.

Type Tuesday

Type Tuesday is a monthly in-person meetup hosted by Eye Magazine exploring all facets of typography and graphic design.
📍 Monthly meetups at the St Bride Foundation at Fleet Street in London.


TypeThursday is a global letter family that meets monthly to help each other improve their letter forms over drinks. With chapters in Moscow, London, Berlin, Los Angeles, and more TypeThursday is a true community.
📍 Monthly online meetups on a Thursday.

Letter Luvvers

Letter Luvvers is a bi-monthly meet-up of lovers of fonts & letters, and intends to be Bristol’s type forum bringing together professionals, students and enthusiasts to discuss everything type and lettering, whether it’s created in Bristol, about Bristol or enjoyed by Bristol. They share digital project, case studies, traditional printing and typography, our thriving hand-painted lettering scene, and all the other encounters with letters in the city.


The Typographische Gesellschaft München e.V. (tgm for short) is one of Europe's leading organisations in the creative sector. It sees itself as an interdisciplinary expert platform for the playing field between content and form, text and image, design and technology.
📍 Monthly meetups in Munchen.

typography summer schools

Typography Summer Schools


TypeParis is an intensive type design program in Paris launched by the Typofonderie team in 2015. Learn how to design type from scratch and covers typeface design and calligraphy techniques, type history, and modern software practices.
During the summer program, TypeParis organizes a weekly lecture series, which are free, open to the public, and broadcast to the world.
‼️ Application deadline is 14 March 2024.
📆 June 4 to July 12, 2024
📍 Paris, France

Tipo Italia

TipoItalia23 encourages learners to see the alphabet in its myriad forms and trace its evolution to the type collection held by Tipoteca. This program fosters a “typographic archaeology” that can then be translated into digital type allowing the participant to bring Italian typography to their desktop computer.
Tipoteca Italiana offers a program of this format to attract educators, designers, and type lovers to increase awareness of the rich typographic legacy in Veneto as well as the museum’s collection and cultural offerings. Experience with letterpress is helpful but not necessary.
📆 Session #1 June 9–22, 2024 taught by Bill Moran and Riccardo Olocco
📆 Session #2 August 25–September 7, 2024 taught by Rory Sparks and Dan Rhatigan
📍 Cornuda, Italy

...there is more!

More typography news you find on typo.social, Alphabettes, and Eye Magazine.

Notable online typography course is Typearture's Variable Font Course, where you learn to create your own variable color font in eleven lessons.
Glyphs relates workshops you find on their website glyphsapp.com/events

I love to hear from you. Let me know what your favorite type conference is or if you have other events you want to add, get in touch via email or on Twitter @neonmoire

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