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Business Info

Business Name

North American Forest Insect Work Conference

What do you do?

This is a meeting of forest entomologists (people who study or work with insects in forest ecosystems) that has been held once every 5 years since 1991. In intervening years, there are four regional groups that meet annually. The meeting is attended by forest entomologists from throughout North America, primarily the U.S. and Canada. However, there are a smaller number of attendees from Mexico and other countries from around the world. Most attendees are federal, state, or provincial employees or university professors. There are also a smaller number of representatives of private companies. Members are either researchers who study forest insects or practitioners who provide entomological expertise to forest resource managers. We need a logo for our meeting to be held in Portland, Oregon in May 2011.

What is the exact name you would like in your logo?


Target Audience

What is your industry?

Includes researchers who study forest insects and practitioners who provide entomological expertise to natural resource managers

Describe the target audience for your logo

Attendees at the NAFIWC meeting, all are involved in one way or another with the study or management of insects in forest environments (primarily pest insects that interfere with resource management objectives), obviously a group that enjoys outdoor activities and is concerned about the health of natural and managed ecosystems. Professors, agency scientists, professional entomologists, field technicians, and graduate students.

What are the top 3 things you would like to communicate through your logo?

NAFIWC 2011, Portland, Oregon (name and location of the meeting)
Bridges to the future (theme of meeting, since Portland, OR is known as Bridgetown due to many bridges)
Some indication of insects or entomology
Fourth - some representation of North America

Style and Concept

What logo styles do you like (text only, image only, text and image, etc.)?

Text and image
Here is a link to the website for our last meeting in 2006. On the upper right-hand side is the logo that organizers for that meeting used. Gives you an idea of what past logos looked like:

What colors do you want to see in your logo?

We're open to most colors, nothing too bright or flashy.

What colors do you NOT want to see in your logo?

Nothing too bright

Where will your logo be used (print, website, etc.)?

On our website for the meeting, on the cover of the printed meeting program and proceedings, and on some type of novelty passed out at registration, i.e. a cloth bag, glass mug or tumbler, T-shirt, or other such item.

Do you have other info or links you want to share?

Here are links to the websites maintained by all of the regional working groups that participate in this meeting every 5 years. They might give you a better idea of who we are and what we do:



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