2012 PEPCON: The Print + ePublishing Conference

Official Event Sponsors


indesignsecretsInDesignSecrets 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.

Adobe Systems, Inc.

adobe systemsAdobe helps people and businesses communicate better through its world-leading digital imaging, design and document technology platforms for consumers, creative professionals and enterprises. For more information about Adobe, visit adobe.com.


lynda.comlynda.com publishes books and video-based training on software and topics for the creative community. Their Online Training Library features over 200 training titles containing over 40,000 tutorials on products from Adobe including all the Creative Suite applications, as well as products from Apple, Microsoft, Corel, and others. Subscriptions start at just $25 a month with no long-term commitment, which provides you access to any and all of the available training. (Every attendee to the conference will receive a free one-month subscription.)


rorohikoRorohiko develops commercial plug-ins and custom solutions to help solve your automation problems. With popular plug-ins and utilities such as Sudoku Generator, MagnetoGuides, and Soxy, Rorohiko has shown that it knows how to help publishers slash the time it takes!

Vitamin T

vitamin tVitamin T, a division of Aquent, was created to exclusively meet the unique needs of ad agencies, mid-sized companies and the digital creatives we all love. We spend our time connecting the best digital creatives in the industry, including carefully screened freelance designers, developers and copywriters.

Twixl media

twixl mediaTwixl Publisher allows publishers, marketeers and designers to easily create an interactive iPad app, based on Adobe InDesign content. This publishing solution allows them to quickly see a preview of the app in the iPad simulator or to create a "real" iPad app. It is the only product of its kind as it gives users easy access to publishing on the iPad without having to be familiar with Xcode programming. Twixl Publisher can be used for both in-house solutions and App Store applications. And users can create them themselves.


mag plusMag+ is the most flexible and efficient platform for publishing creative content on touch screen tablets. Mag+ premiered on the first iPads in April 2010 with the award winning Popular Science+ application and now supports more than 100 apps, including those from Ikea, Outside and Maxim. With its streamlined production system, powerful backend and feature-rich design framework, Mag+ is ideal for anyone- from magazine and book publishers to catalogue marketers and design agencies - wanting to bring beautiful, immersive content to the millions using this new generation of digital devices. Mag+ recently expanded with a new enterprise offering, as well as a single app-single issue solution for $199. The company is celebrating creatives with an international contest, Magnify Your World.


blurbBlurb® is a creative publishing and marketing platform that unleashes the creative genius inside everyone. We make it easy to design, publish, market, and sell professional-quality printed books and beautiful ebooks for the iPad® and iPhone®. Create with our free tools: Blurb BookSmart, our downloadable book design tool, Blurb Bookify, our easy online book creator, or take full creative control with our plug-in for Adobe® InDesign®. Then sell your books in the Blurb Bookstore, set your price, and keep 100% of your profits. Plus, share your book with Blurb Bookshow™, our customizable, embeddable book preview tool that lets you show off your work on your website, blog, or Facebook Wall.

InDesign Magazine

indesign magazineInDesign Magazine is the fir st bimonthly PDF periodical devoted entirely to Adobe InDesign and to the growing community of InDesign professionals. With editorial direction by page-layout guru and author David Blatner and creativepro.com, InDesign Magazine brings you the in-depth features, reviews, and tutorials you need to master Adobe InDesign. Each PDF issue gives you tips, techniques, and time-savers by an all-star cast of industry experts, including Sandee Cohen. Whether you are new to InDesign, a seasoned user of InDesign, InDesign Magazine is for you and provides the information you need to be more successful. Get your Free Trial Issue Today!


in-toolsBased in NY, with operations in Israel, In-Tools specializes in Middle Eastern software and provides both off-the-shelf, and customized automation solutions for publishers around the world. In-Tools specializes in creating innovative ways to automate production, saving substantial time and money. In-Tools will create customized solutions for all publishers and designers. At In-Tools, almost no job is too big or too small!


moo.comMOO is a new kind of printing business. We're an online stationer helping creative professionals stand out in an over-crowded world. With our unique printing technology -- which we call Printfinity -- we help our customers get noticed. Printfinity gives you the opportunity to print a different image on every card, creating a remarkable 'pocket portfolio'. It's perfect for artists and creatives, who need to show and share their work. We print Business Cards, MiniCards (half-sized Business Cards), Postcards and Stickers and more! Upload design or photography straight from your computer, import images from your social network, or use beautiful artwork created by MOO's designers.


pressrunPressRun is an easy to use tablet publishing platform for magazines, newspapers, journals and catalogs -- delivering a proven, superior user experience. PressRun produced apps are used by over 9 million people worldwide. Unlike first-generation digital replicas, you can create fully interactive, personal and social experiences that make the most of the tablet interface. It's all done without leaving your familiar print production environment -- working with tools like InDesign, or by integration with web technologies -- like XML. PressRun also produces small issues sizes by utilizing HTML 5, so users spend less time waiting and more time reading.

Em Software

em softwareEm Software's tools can turn you into a production super-hero, whether it's keeping editorial content synchronized to Google Docs with DocsFlow, crunching hundreds of pages of raw data into a print-ready book using EmData, turning tagged text into complex finished documents using Xtags, or keeping your document contents magically up to date with your database or spreadsheet using EmCatalog.


fotoliaOver 3 million people prefer Fotolia for affordable, royalty‐free images, graphics and HD videos. With the introduction of the Infinite Collection, Fotolia became the first worldwide microstock organization to offer both crowdsourced and professional images on one site. Founded in New York City in 2004, Fotolia spans the globe with websites in 12 languages and offices in 14 countries. With over 16 millionfiles to choose from, find it on Fotolia.com.

Silicon Publishing

silicon publishingSilicon Publishing leads the industry in automating scalable, design-driven, server-based publishing with Adobe InDesign Server, proprietary products, and other technologies. That includes, among other things, making the power of Adobe's design, imaging, and publishing technologies available online via Silicon Designer, a brandable, real-time, web-based document editing engine. It also includes providing powerful automated multi-channel publishing systems with Silicon Paginator, and inventing technologies that extend the desktop capabilities of Adobe Creative Suite, like Silicon Connector and CS Extensions that give you direct access to assets within Adobe InDesign (now available from MediaBeacon and Fotolia).




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