Sponsors

The sponsors below represent our sold-out 2018 event in New Orleans.
Interested in becoming a sponsor for CreativePro Week 2019 in Seattle? 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.

Astute Graphics makes innovative plug-ins for Adobe Illustrator. These popular plug-ins lead the way in imaginative tools for vector designers that significantly save time, boost creativity and achieve amazing results. Astute Graphics have developed 16 popular plug-ins over the past 12 years including: VectorScribe, Phantasm, VectorFirstAid, MirrorMe, DynamicSketch and more, all of which come with a full unrestricted free 14 day trial. Go ahead and give them a try! Astute Graphics currently have 25% off the full Elite Bundle saving you over $200

BrightCarbon helps you create effective presentations and eLearning using visual, diagrams, and animated sequences that compel your audience to pay attention, clearly communicate your message, and persuade them to follow through with your suggested actions. BrightCarbon can help you get the most from PowerPoint, so that your next presentation works.

Cacidi Systems are a know for the five big creative and time-saving products, Cropmarks, Charts, BarCodes, LiveMerge and Extreme. Cacidi Charts creates beautiful world class charts, including Pie, Column, and Line Scatter Charts. Cacidi BarCodes creates EAN-13, ITF-14, UPC-2, Code-25, and many more. Cacidi Cropmarks, the most advanced tool for creating any sort of crop, bleed, registration, measurement and even custom text and elements. Cacidi LiveMerge and Cacidi Extreme are both extremely powerful tool for design or data driven catalogs, price lists, books, ads.

Em Software is a 3-decade-old company building workflow (WordsFlow, DocsFlow) and data publishing (InData, InCatalog, Xtags) plugins for Adobe InDesign, known for its rock-solid products used at thousands of sites around the world, and for its world-class, personalized support.

GoProof is the most inspirational and efficient online proofing system for Adobe Creative Cloud design collaboration. GoProof’s unique two-way Adobe CC integration allows designers to send proofs out for review and receive changes or edits back without leaving their CC document. Unlimited collaborators securely review shared proofs together online without needing an Adobe CC license!

The Graphic Artists Guild is a national organization created to help our members build successful careers by equipping them with the skills and support needed to compete more effectively in an ever-changing field. The Guild embraces graphic artists at all skill levels, creative professionals and those studying to become creative professionals. Our members include educators, intellectual property lawyers, artists representatives and others in related industries serving graphic and interactive designers, illustrators, animators, web programmers and developers.

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.

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. 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 from industry experts passionate about teaching.

mag+ makes it easy to publish your content to your own own mobile app. From text to video to interactive elements, no matter the source, the mag+ software lets you bring your content to life on tablets and phones with no coding and no hassles.

Markzware, a privately-held company based in Santa Ana, California, is the leading software publisher providing solutions for printing quality control and desktop publishing conversion tools. Markzware supports major graphic software layout applications used by creative professionals, printers and publishers in the international graphic arts, printing and digital multimedia industries.

MasterPlan WORK lets creative teams connect, plan, preview, comment and track their work in progress. Searchable, retina quality, up-to-date previews of every InDesign spread are instantly and securely shared online. MasterPlan LIVE adds searching and secure previewing of any spread of any publication on any website. With complete control to select the pages to show and easy links for sharing on social media. Contact Circular Software to find out more and to use MasterPlan for free.

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.

Pagination is a cloud-based database publishing solution that allows you to take data from any source and convert it automatically into documents. With Pagination, you'll be able to create both PDF and InDesign files anywhere and at any time, without installing any software, plugins, or completing specific training. This streamlined solution saves time, improves accuracy, and simplifies even the most complex publishing project.

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.

PixelSquid is a library of design-ready 3D objects that you can easily use in your graphic design projects. You can search our growing catalog to find the object you need, spin it to get the perfect angle, then immediately download it as a PNG with a perfectly transparent background.

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.

The Presentation Guild was formed for those of you who create, design and support presentations. The Guild seeks to strengthen your support networks, to stoke your creative passion, and to cultivate skills which can further your career.

Recosoft is the creator of PDF2ID®, the best and most popular PDF-to-InDesign conversion plug-in for InDesign; converting PDF, Illustrator and Windows XPS files into editable InDesign documents. Recosoft is also the developer of ID2Office®; the InDesign to Word, PowerPoint and Keynote formats conversion tool; enabling document exchange between InDesign, Microsoft Office and Apple Keynote formats. Recosoft specializes in creating innovative PDF and InDesign centric plug-ins and tools enhancing workflow automation.

Let Ripon’s Team Support Yours. We offer creative professionals the technical guidance to support today’s integrated, multichannel environments. Our experts can provide practical advice that will save you time and money while maximizing the impact of your design. An Adobe Certified Instructor and Expert will help get you over the technical hurdles and assist you in the execution of everything from catalogs and brochures to augmented reality and digital editions.

Rorohiko Workflow Resources offers automation in publishing and graphic design! Having an idea is easy. Realizing an idea is the challenging part. Plans pay off. We can help you with an initial plan and guide you through the next steps. Rorohiko Workflow Resources has developed a whole range of task tools, so you can slash hours of mind numbing work down to minutes.

Sappi North America, headquartered in Boston, is a market leader in converting wood fiber into superior products that customers demand worldwide. Our high quality Coated Printing Papers, including McCoy, Opus, Somerset and Flo, are the key platform for premium magazines, catalogs, books and high-end print advertising. Our Specialty Packaging products, such as LusterPrint and LusterCote, represent an important asset in the food packaging and labeling industries. Customers rely on Sappi for high technical, operational and market expertise; products and services delivered with consistently high quality and reliability; and, state-of-the-art and cost-competitive assets and innovative spirit. Sappi North America is a subsidiary of Sappi Limited (JSE), a global company headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa, with more than 13,000 employees and manufacturing operations on three continents in seven countries and customers in over 100 countries around the world.

Typefi is the world-leading provider of single-source automated publishing software for print, web and mobile. Offering seamless integration with Adobe Creative Cloud and Adobe InDesign Server, Typefi enables you to deliver superbly-crafted content while saving 50%–80% in production time. 
 
Learn more and download Typefi’s InDesign plugins—AutoFit and Typefitter—at www.typefi.com.

Wrike is a robust and customizable collaborative work management solution which streamlines and centralizes your workflow, without burdening the creative process. Wrike allows teams to quickly scale production, improve efficiency, while maintaining quality. Wrike provides planning, process, visibility, and collaboration in one platform, replacing traditional tools like email and spreadsheets.