Can you believe four months from TODAY we’ll be in beautiful Savannah, Georgia at The 2019 O2 Experience?!

So, to celebrate getting closer to our time together, we have some very exciting Swarovski® announcements to share with you!

>> Watch the reveal with Origami Owl® Co-Founder Chrissy Weems here. <<

Swarovski Announcements

Markus Langes-Swarovski and Taro Nordheider are speaking on the main stage! We repeat…Markus Langes-Swarovski and Taro Nordheider will be at Convention!

Markus is a member of the Swarovski Executive Board. Taro is a member of the Swarovski Professional Executive Board.

And, they’re bringing the history of Swarovski with them! They’re going to:

  • Talk about the magic of Swarovski crystals, artistry and innovation, as well as the special partnership between two family companies – Origami Owl and Swarovski
  • Bring original Swarovski archive pieces with them – for a “mini Swarovski museum” – for a an exclusive and super-sparkling experience at the Swarovski Booth (and, you can win prizes, too!)

Regular Registration Deadline is March 31

In less than a week, ticket prices for The O2 Experience go up! You have until March 31 at 11:59 p.m. CT to register at our regular registration rate of $250 USD | $325 CAD.

It’s also your last chance to take advantage of our payment plan option! You can choose the payment plan option when registering on until March 31 at 11:59 p.m. CT. Starting on April 1, the payment plan option will no longer be available.

How does the payment plan work? It’s simple! After you’ve registered and made your initial payment of at least $60 USD | $78 CAD, you just have to log in to your account with your email address and confirmation number and pay in full before June 1 at 11:59 p.m. CT – that’s it!

Already registered? Make sure you join our Facebook group here to hear the latest convention news and inside scoop on what we’re preparing for the event.

Reminder: Nominate a Designer for a 2019 O2 Culture Award by May 31

We always strive to recognize our OWL-mazing Designers who reflect what’s most important in the Origami Owl culture, and what better time to do that than at our annual Convention! Think about a Designer you know (or even yourself!) who exemplifies our culture.

Here are the award categories:

  • Love, Inspire, Motivate Award
  • Force For Good Award
  • Most Inspiring Owlette Award
  • Most Inspiring Owlette Team Award
  • Heart of O2 Award

Take a look at the O2 Culture Award criteria here and keep reading for how you can nominate someone!

How to Nominate

You may nominate a Designer, or yourself, by sending an email to with the following information by Friday, May 31, 2019.

Subject line: Culture Award Nominations and (Award Category)

Please include the following in your email:

  • Designer Name and ID
  • Designer’s City and State/Province
  • Your Name
  • Your Relationship to the Nominee
  • Reason for Nominating (500 Words or Less)

We can’t wait to see you at The O2 Experience, July 25-27, 2019!