XL is our answer to a calling. It is a means to achieve creative excellence. It’s our way of ensuring the Gulf Coast community has access to big ideas and big thinkers who help our local industry excel in the creative profession, industry, and business. Don’t just think big. BE bigger, better, and do more for the community.
We recognize that when we improve the quality and output of work for our marketing, communication, and design professionals, we ultimately improve the outcome, reach and impact of a brand, a business, or an organization’s success.
What XL Stands for...
The Planning Team
XL was born from a very small idea. It began as conversations among creative colleagues—and competitors—in dimly lit bars and fluorescent classrooms, between meetings, at after-work socials, and early morning coffee gatherings. What started as an idea among disconnected people, emerged as a collective hope for our community.
Senior Art Director at Lamar Graphics
Senior Designer at idgroup
VP of Digital Media Integration at Silvercrest
Freelance Graphic Designer
Professor at University of West Florida
Multimedia Designer at Navy Federal Credit Union
Creative Director at Dogwood Design
Professor at Pensacola State College
Graphic Designer at Lamar Graphics
Creative Director at Seek Creative
Marketing & Training Specialist at Florida SBDC Network
CEO at Vivid Bridge Studios
Senior Designer at Hatchmark Studio
Executive VP at idgroup
CEO at Social Icon
Creative Director at Vivid Bridge
Lead Designer at Hail Studio
Creative Director at Hatchmark Studio