One of our favorite things about Portfolio Review Week is seeing the incredibly unique pictures that come out of these global events. We have seen some amazing things, from Behance cupcakes, to live paintings, to homemade photobooth props; our hosts and attendees can get super creative! Because of this, we thought it would be a fun idea to create Portfolio Review #5 Superlatives.
Spring PRW stats:
#BehanceReviews tweets: 3,234
Appreciation Coins Awarded: 1,500
Top 5 largest events:
Bogota, Colombia (723)
Lima, Peru (323)
Trujillo, Peru (151)
New York, USA (130)
London, England (129)
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (128)
Events for our fifth Portfolio Review Week are just about wrapping up, and with over 300 events and 3,234 uses of the hashtag #BehanceReviews, we are blown away by how well our online community can come together and collaborate offline. Thank you to all of our hosts and attendees for a truly amazing week and stay tuned for some additional stats! Here are some highlights:
#BehanceReviews on Twitter
It’s day four of Portfolio Review Week and events are happening by the dozen (even hundred??) each day. We’re keeping up from Behance HQ and bringing you highlights from around the globe. Peek into some of these fantastic reviews.
Cape Town, South Africa
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Portfolio Review Week 5 is currently underway and we’ve been seeing tons of Tweets, Instagrams, Blog posts, and other social media blips all week. We’re continually amazed by the excitement around all of the events. Keep posting pictures and recaps of everything you’re doing and keep an eye out for our updates on Pinterest!
Here are some shots from various events around the world!
Auckland from anjanaiyer
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The upcoming Behance Portfolio Review Week is a pretty important one. This May, we celebrate the fifth installment of PRW and we’re daring our community to share. Showing and discussing your personal creative work can feel scary, but we feel it’s the key to building an amazing creative community.
To get the creative juices flowing, we’re daring our community to share their interpretation of our “Dare To Share” sticker. We’ve been posting these all around, but we want to see what you’ve got.
Using the medium of your choice, incorporate Dare to Share into a Behance project. Use your imagination and go crazy! When you’re ready to share, tweet at @behanceteam and add #PRWdaretoshare. We’ll be searching for those tweets and in the weeks leading up to May 12th, we’ll feature tweets, Facebook posts, and Instagrams of our favorites!
Keep on sharing!
- The Behance Community Team
We’re so excited to announce that sign-up’s for Portfolio Review Week #5 are officially open! Last November, we had over 320 Reviews in 77 countries– a really incredibly turn out. As usual, the events blew us away (you can check them out here, on our Flickr page)
Portfolio Review Week also just became even more exciting: this year, Reviews will feature speakers from each of the communities hosting Review events. We can’t wait to see what this fantastic community comes up with, and have no doubts that you will blow our minds once again!
You can find out more about Portfolio Reviews & sign up to host or attend here!
It feels like just yesterday that the Behance team debuted Portfolio Review Week in May 2012, so we can hardly believe that the 5th PRW is coming up this Spring.
Twice annually, Behance presents Portfolio Review Week, an unprecedented series of volunteer-organized events that has spread to hundreds of cities internationally, with a goal of bringing together creative professionals.
Our team has been hard at work preparing behind-the-scenes. Some changes this time around:
- A brand new home for PRW!
- Launch of speakers at all PRW events
- New materials for our hosts in their kits, including Photobooth props, a more comprehensive Handbook, and more
- Branding improvements from our design team
We can’t wait to launch PRW5 later this week! Stay tuned for news….
Sneak peek at the new Behance Reviews site!
Getting inspired by custom posters designed by past hosts
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Behance Portfolio Review Week #4 wrapped up a few weeks ago, and we’d like to celebrate another amazing week planned by our community by looking back on the best moments from the week:
Portfolio Review Week #4: November 4-11
Events Held: 232
“Appreciation Coins” awarded: 1,150
Tweets Posted: 3,020
Instagrams and Flickr photos shared: 7,856
We were proud to sponsor Design Week Portland this October, a week of more than 80 events, celebrating design with events from “Icon Building” to “Future of DIY & Interaction Design,” to, yup, you guessed it, a Portfolio Review.
Here’s some photos from the week, including the Behance Portfolio Review Event, hosted by our talented friends Zach & Ryan at Hovercraft Studio.
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