Our 2020 sponsors will be announced soon. (The following sponsors are from our 2019 event in Seattle.)

Interested in becoming a sponsor for CreativePro Week 2020 in Austin? Contact us!

Adobe is a global leader in digital media and digital marketing. We harness our creative DNA to not only enable the creation of beautiful and powerful images, videos, and apps, but also to reinvent how companies interact with their customers across every digital channel and screen. We help creative professionals, publishers, developers, and businesses make, manage, measure, and monetize their content anywhere.

Ajar Productions creates software to improve your life as a designer. The in5 extension from Ajar Productions exports interactive InDesign content in all its glory (buttons, hyperlinks, audio, video, multi-state objects, animation, liquid layout, and overlays) to an open format that can be viewed on any device and easily converted to a mobile app. No need to code. Take full advantage of your awesome design skills with a little help from our friendly tools.

Avatar’s unparalleled expertise in data-to-design integration enables us to provide you with project solutions, guidance, and support — in a way you can understand. With knowledge that spans more than 30 years, we’ve got the serious chops to help you with: Catalog Automation, Data Analysis/Data Modeling, Data-to-Design Plug-in Integration, Reverse Engineering, Process Flow Analysis, Catalog Design, Solution Architecting, and even Custom Automation Applets for Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and/or InDesign. We’re also the EasyCatalog gurus who will provide all the training and support you may need to help you achieve your goals, regardless of complexity.

axaio software automates and streamlines output workflow processes in environments working with Adobe InDesign/InDesign Server, InCopy, Illustrator and more. axaio’s tool MadeToPrint vastly enhances the reliability of PDF export through standardization of output steps. Editorial systems, like vjoon K4 or WoodWing Enterprise, can be integrated seamlessly for a status-based output.

Another topic axaio software is focusing on is the generation of accessible PDF documents from within Adobe InDesign. With its plugin MadeToTag, InDesign documents are prepared fast and properly as tagged documents and exported as accessible PDFs, based on the PDF/UA standard.

axaio solutions are used worldwide by advertisement agencies, publishing houses, public agencies, prepress service providers, insurances and packaging.

Blurb® is a book-making platform and creative community that enables individuals to create, publish, share and sell high-quality photo books, trade books, magazines, and ebooks in both print and digital formats. Blurb is accessible to consumers across the globe with free, innovative book creation and layout tools. Founded in 2005, Blurb has over 2 million customers worldwide, who have created over 3 million unique book titles, with nearly 22 million units shipped to over 70 countries around the world. We are headquartered in San Francisco.

Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) Certification meets the growing demand for digital media skills ─ creating, managing, integrating, and communicating information using Adobe’s dynamic, multi-media, video, graphic, web, or design software. By certifying one’s skills, individuals can validate their technical abilities and demonstrate proficiency. Adobe’s associate-level certifications are based on research about digital communications skills required by industry, government, and education. The objectives reflect the foundation skills needed to be successful communicators in today’s digital world.

CtrlSoftware supplies and deliver Adobe InDesign and Adobe InCopy Plugins developed to overcome and to defeat time-consuming production obstacles within advertising and media industry. It is our core belief that it is always possible to refine the process of how you produce your information material – and we have yet to be proven wrong.

Em Software offers the InDesign workflow plugins WordsFlow for true live-linking to external Word/Excel documents, and DocsFlow for Google Docs documents. These plugins provide near-miraculous link update-merging, so your authors and editors can continue making changes in parallel with your InDesign production, with no work ever lost on either side.

Em also offers InData and InCatalog for hands-off automated data-driven publishing—InData for building beautiful, finished documents from raw data, and InCatalog for data linking/updating/extracting from/to raw data and online databases. Both work together to provide a complete building/updating system.

Em has been around for almost 30 years now, with thousands of very happy customers world-wide.

Esri’s ArcGIS platform applies The Science of Where™ to connect everyone, everywhere through a common visual language. ArcGIS is used in cities, governments, universities, and Fortune 500 companies in over 350,000 organizations worldwide, combining mapping and data visualization technology to create the maps that run the world.

The Graphic Artists Guild’s primary purpose is to help our members compete effectively in an ever-changing field. We enable graphic artists and other design professionals to build and maintain successful careers by providing skills and support—from advice on the daily tasks of running a creative business to going to bat for our creative community with business and government leaders.

We are committed to welcoming, serving and improving conditions for graphic artists while raising standards for the entire industry. In addition to creative professionals, our members include educators, intellectual property lawyers, artist representatives, and others in related and supporting industries.

Hederis helps people make beautiful books, quickly. We’re building a ground-breaking platform that gives you the speed of automation, combined with the quality of traditional book layout—create fully laid-out books in a fraction of the time, without sacrificing quality. Hederis was founded by publishing professionals with over 25 years of experience in book production—we understand how and why you work the way you do, and we’re working every day to make it easier for you to focus on the tasks you enjoy. Learn more: www.hederis.com.

InDesignSecrets is the premier source for information about Adobe InDesign. Developed by page-layout guru David Blatner and “DesignGeek” Anne-Marie Concepcion, InDesign Secrets is your one-stop shop for all things InDesign.

Issuu empowers content creators of all types to tell their story with the most powerful digital publishing tools available. Each day, thousands of newly uploaded publications become instantly available to active readers around the world who use Issuu’s site and mobile apps to discover and engage with what they love. With Stories quickly becoming the most impactful media format to connect with and captivate new audiences on mobile and social, the Issuu Story Cloud enables users to transform their ready-made content to Stories in seconds.

Jakprints has always been a different kind of company: Independent printers focused on giving designers, musicians, artists and everyday businesses access to the print quality (and customer service) that the biggest brands take for granted. Twenty-ish years later, 100,000 clients can attest to our success — and we have the five-star reviews to prove it.

LinkedIn + Lynda.com = LinkedIn Learning. For more than 20 years, creative professionals have trusted Lynda.com to bring them training from experts in the creative industry. With over 10,000 expert-led, online courses and video tutorials, LinkedIn Learning combines the depth of the Lynda.com library of video training courses with LinkedIn’s vast professional network. Our data-driven curation delivers the right training to every member through personalized course recommendations. Learn anytime, anywhere, and on any device from industry experts who are passionate about teaching.

MAXON has unveiled Cinema 4D Release 20 (R20), a break-through version of its iconic 3D design and animation software. Release 20 introduces high-end features for VFX and motion graphics artists including volume modeling, a robust CAD import, node-based materials and a dramatic evolution of the MoGraph toolset.

MasterPlan from Circular Software adds searching and secure presentation of any PDF, InDesign or EPUB publication to any webpage.

With complete control to select which pages are shown, who views them and easy links for sharing out to social media.
Embed single publications or entire libraries only on the websites you choose with full text searching, page previews and links direct to the page.

Share spreads not just covers out to your chosen social platforms and pull readers straight to the site that shared them.

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Mindsteam Software specializes in creating products and solutions for Adobe Creative Cloud. We are known for our linguistic products for InDesign such as MindSuite Pro, MindGrammar Pro and MindSpell Pro. These products save writers and publishers alike significant amounts of time in reviewing their content. Our products will help eliminate spelling and grammar errors in InDesign documents quickly and efficiently.

Established in 2008, we are an international team of former Adobe engineers and contractors. Mindsteam’s products and services are used by some of the largest publishers in the world. Mindsteam has offices in Seattle, Washington and Stockholm, Sweden.

movemen is the developer of MathTools, formerly also known as InMath, the only Equation Editor that is entirely based on the Adobe InDesign type engine. MathTools adds text based equation editing capabilities to InDesign to handle MathML, deal with native Word equations, and, to insert, edit and format equations right in the story. MathTools API is available for integrators.

movemen also offers custom InDesign Plug-In development and individual in-depth training for InDesign SDK developers.

Pathable offers a complete digital platform for your conferences, including mobile event app, desktop web portal, attendee community, private meeting scheduling tools and event logistics that support attendee engagement across the entire lifecycle of your event.

The PDF Association is headquartered in Berlin, Germany, with staff in Europe, the US and Australia. We are an international collaboration of member organizations and individuals actively learning from and supporting each other in the development and use of PDF technology. Our membership spans businesses, non-profit organizations, government agencies and individual consultants from over 20 countries world-wide.

We invite developers of PDF solutions; companies that work with PDF in document management and enterprise content management; interested individuals; and users who want to advance their implementation of PDF technology in their organizations, to join, learn from and contribute to our efforts.

Peachpit offers unique learning experiences in the fields of photography, graphic design, Web design and development, digital video, and more. Since 1986, our award-winning products have featured step-by-step explanations, timesaving techniques, savvy insider tips, and expert advice for all ages or levels of experience. Peachpit is the home of the internationally recognized Classroom in a Book series, the design imprint New Riders and its highly popular Voices That Matter series, and is the publishing partner for Adobe, The National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP), Apple and others.

Premedia Systems is a San Francisco Bay Area-based consultancy that specializes in print and publishing technologies. Premedia Systems has many years of experience helping companies streamline their print workflows by automating repetitive tasks and streamlining their workflows. We specialize in automating Adobe software by writing scripts, plug-ins, and even standalone software applications.

PrintUI, Inc. is a leader in turnkey Software as a Service portals (hosted or on-premise) and core technologies for Dynamic Templates that are integrated into digital asset management (DAM) applications (Brandfolder, Intelligence Bank, WebDAM, or Widen), eCommerce stores, and other third party solutions. Our customers plan, execute, and distribute cross-media marketing collateral and campaigns globally, as well as, create customizable consumer products.

Our solutions help our customers close the gap between corporate marketing and local marketing and sales by putting professional designs and corporate brand management guidelines into the hands of their local teams, partners, and customers and empower them to make their own local decisions.

Recosoft specializes in creating innovative software and tools for Creative Professionals who depend on the Adobe Creative Cloud platform. Recosoft is the creator of PDF2ID, the best and most popular PDF-to-InDesign conversion plug-in for InDesign. Recosoft is also the developer of ID2Office, the only InDesign to Word, PowerPoint and Keynote formats conversion tool. Finally, Recosoft also creates IR2Office, the Illustrator to PowerPoint and Keynote conversion plug-in which facilitates getting Illustrator content and artboards into common Office applications.

Ripon Printers specializes in the production and distribution of catalogs, direct mail and digital communications for small and mid-size organizations. We distinguish ourselves through flexible scheduling that meets today’s fast-paced marketing environment, exceptional customer training programs that improve our clients’ productivity, and equipment diversity to handle a wide range of needs. We are large enough to provide high technology solutions and robust production capacity, yet small enough to provide a customer experience that is friendly, efficient, and hassle free. Our goal is to help you expand your business profitably through the smart use of integrated print and digital communications.

Rorohiko offers custom development of software for the pre-press and publishing industry. We build solutions large and small, and automate manual tasks around Adobe CC, InDesign, XML, DAM systems, databases, Python, PHP, JavaScript, ExtendScript… Name it, we build it.

Our software solutions can reduce the need for human effort by a factor of 10 to 100. The savings pay back for the investment within months.

We are experts in workflows and rely on a wide range of technologies to suit the specific needs of your project: from simple scripts and plug-ins all the way up to complex workflow systems.

SlideModel.com offers a constantly growing Professional PowerPoint Templates gallery, where subscribers can download designs for their presentations and edit them with their content. Our templates are 100% editable, created with PowerPoint shapes allowing the user to fully customize their appearance. The templates are created using designs best practices that guarantee that the presentation will be visually appealing and engaging. The gallery is built over different categories, ranging from very specific templates for business, marketing, strategy and to more general templates as PowerPoint Maps, Tables , Data, Chart and Dashboards. Our subscribers can access anytime to the gallery and download any of our templates. Save time creating your next presentation, visit SlideModel.com

Skylum allows millions of artists to make incredible images faster with the power of AI. We make Luminar, Aurora HDR & AirMagic. Creative professionals rely on the power of Luminar Flex to enhance their images in Photoshop. Luminar Flex easily fixes common problems while optimizing tone, detail, and color. Luminar Flex also unlocks hundreds of creative options for your images. Check out the Photoshop and Lightroom Plugin today!

With a concentration on InDesign-centric best practices and training, Technology for Publishing is a recognized leader in helping publishers effectively publish across print, digital and online platforms.

Using a mix of techniques that improve team collaboration, create effective processes, and implement smart technology, the Technology for Publishing team helps publishers such as National Geographic, Atlantic Monthly, Harvard Business Review, AARP, Christian Science Monitor, Christie’s, Cook’s Illustrated, Consumer Reports, Men’s Health, and Prevention.

Additionally, Technology for Publishing has produced its Using InDesign and Using InCopy handbooks with each release of Creative Suite, and recently published their Amazon ebook, Mastering InDesign Templates.

The innovative Trumatch System, introduced in 1990, is the standard for 4-color matching and is patented in countries around the world. Its smooth transitions of color let you easily find tints and shades within color families, without shifting color cast. The Trumatch Colorfinder, a printed reference fanguide, is available in both coated and uncoated paper editions. The percentages of cyan, magenta, yellow and black (CMYK) are noted on every color swatch. Using a Trumatch Colorfinder for selection, designers can enter accurate Trumatch process colors with a mouse-click, using the Trumatch 4-Color Palette already built in to Adobe InDesign.