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This is the official gathering place for members of the International Forum of Visual Practitioners (IFVP) and for those people and organizations looking for a visual practitioner and learn more about the profession.


On this site you’ll find like-minded people who share your interest in graphic facilitation, graphic recording and other forms of visual practice.

Looking for a Visual Practitioner?

Perhaps someone in a particular country or region, or with a special expertise? You can search our list of experts by name, skill set or location:You’ll find profiles and contact info of visual practitioners all over the world. You’ll learn about upcoming events and useful resources. And if you’re an IFVP member, you’ll have complimentary access to a host of other features of this website, including:

  • A personal member's page where you can develop your profile, feature samples of your work, and share ideas
  • The ability to share your thoughts in a Blog, join conversations in the Forum, or become a member of a Group
  • A space to share your personal experience and highlight your areas of expertise by uploading photos and videos

  • A chance to connect with other Members

Not a member of IFVP?

You’ll find lots on this site for you too, including the member directory, detailed member profiles, photos and videos, and information about events. But to participate in conversations, upload images, share ideas or have a personal page, you need to be a member.




Thorough, Professional Home Study Kits Available Now

Started by Christina Merkley in Best Practices Jan 20. 0 Replies

Hi IFVPers.  Just an FYI that we now have three Home Study Kits available for instant download.  So you know longer have to wait for a live course to receive valuable visual instruction and support:…Continue

Announcing 2 New Awesome E-Guides for our Visual Community

Started by Lisa Arora in Best Practices Jan 8. 0 Replies

Hello fellow IFVP'ers! I've just released two awesome new eGuides filled with clear, actionable tips and techniques to help visual meeting practitioners (and their partners and clients) leverage the full value of using visuals in meetings."The…Continue

Show and Tell

Started by Mark Monlux in General. Last reply by Chrissie Bonner Dec 2, 2014. 3 Replies

I wanted to show off some of the whiteboard videos I've been doing. I want to thank Jeannel King for all she's taught me. For the next month I'm going to have another clever whiteboard video as my link in the membership directory. Continue

Tags: Monlux, video, whiteboard

German Community: Office Manager for bikablo academy wanted!

Started by Martin Haussmann in General Oct 14, 2014. 0 Replies

Great chance for the German Visualizing community - please share: Die Visualisierungstrainings der Kommunikationslotsen werden zur bikablo® academy - und suchen einen Office Manager. Die ausführliche Stellenausschreibung gibt es hier:…Continue

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CSU Party Convention 2014

Graphic Recording. Visualizing political ideas from the delegates. It took 12 hours from the 1st…
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The IFVP Conference

AustinTX 2015


CONFERENCE DATES: July 15-17, 2015

Pre-conference workshops: July 14, 2015



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Blog Posts

[Fundamentals of Interactive-Visuals, Online] Last Day for Early Bird

Posted by Christina Merkley on January 19, 2015 at 1:01pm 0 Comments

Hey, hey last day to save five hundred smackaroos! Add the power of working visually to your own process toolkit! These skills are also referred to as Graphic Facilitation, Visual Facilitation, Graphic Recording, Scribing, etc.

Join fellow consultants, facilitators, trainers, coaches, speakers, therapists, managers and other Process Professionals from around the globe in this leading-edge training.

earlybird-lg EARLY BIRD ENDS…


My visual strategic plan

Posted by Nicky Fried on December 11, 2014 at 3:42pm 0 Comments

A few hours to spare - created my own visual strategic plan. Great to have some direction.

Video shoot to illustrate graphic faciliation process

Posted by Nicky Fried on November 14, 2014 at 12:51pm 0 Comments

Kind thanks to Dewi Horemans for creating this video to explain my graphic facilitation process. Dewi has 25 years’ experience in media and lots of great ideas for how to market your small business. Best of all Dewi took 30 minutes of my time to film and was back to me the next day with a first draft. 


Some shocking statistics on strategic planning

Posted by Nicky Fried on October 8, 2014 at 2:00pm 0 Comments

95% of a typical workforce doesn't understand its organization's strategy;

- 90% of organizations fail to execute strategies successfully;

- 86% of executive teams spend less than one hour per month discussing strategy;

- 60% of organizations don't link strategy to budgeting.


Visual thinking can make a difference!…


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