American Institute for Contemporary
German Studies

Brand Strategy • Logo • Website • Reports
Event Branding

Since 2011, openbox9 has partnered with AICGS to promote their annual Global Leadership Award Dinner. Each year a different leader is chosen and openbox9 matches the tone of the event to the honoree and their industry.

AICGS Global Leadership Award Dinner theme concepts
AICGS Global Leadership Award Dinner 2022 Branding
AICGS Global Leadership Award Dinner 2019
AICGS Website Design

openbox9 recently completed a complete redesign and re-organization of the AICGS site. Inside this deep website, AICGS analyzes the critical partnership between the US and Germany, on topics from economics to policy to culture.

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At the core of the redesign was a major reworking of the website taxonomy. The extensive content was re-organized with an intuitive filtering system so specific topic areas are easy to find. A fully responsive website also allows for easy viewing from any platform.

AICGS Website Tablet


AICGS Letterhead and Business Card

In 2019, we refreshed AICGS’s logo and brand, modernizing the organization’s look and feel. This initiative included a more contemporary, vibrant color palette, a crisper and more mobile-friendly logo, and updated patterns and textures.

AICGS Banner - Jeff Rathke Speaking
Emails and Social Media


AICGS Email Design

As part of the branding process, we also brought emails and social media graphics in line for a unified brand experience.

AICGS Sponsorship Brochure
AICGS Symposium BrochureAICGS Symposium Brochure

Over the years, openbox9 has also created a variety of Brochures and Reports which highlight specific events or campaigns.



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