This contest is now over.

We’re going to announce the location of PePcon 2017 on Wednesday, September 14. We’ll draw a random winner from all the people who guess the city correctly before then. We’ll give three clues (one each day). To guess the city, do one of the following:
a) post in the conversation on Facebook
b) post on Twitter and add @pepcon in your post
c) post on Instagram and put #pepcon in your post

Note that the winner will receive a pass, but is responsible for their own travel costs. See below for more rules.

Clue #1:

Clue #2:

Clue #3:

(This bird is significant to the PePcon 2017 city)

To Enter the Contest: Post your guess of where PePcon 2017 will be located on Facebook, Twitter and/or Instagram. Be sure:

  • On Facebook: You post on the PePconference contest announcement or on the PePconference page.
  • On Instagram: You include the #PePcon hashtag in the text message
  • On Twitter: You include @pepcon
  • Your post’s privacy level is set to “Public”
  • Your entry is published by 12 pm, US Central time, September 14, 2016.

This will be a random drawing. Entries will not be judged on creativity or execution. What constitutes a correct answer will be our sole determination.

THE PRIZE: The winner receives a complimentary 2-day pass to PePcon 2017 (a $1050 value)! Your pass includes breakfast and lunch both days, all conference sessions, attendee swag bag, access to the evening events (Networking Party, IgnIte InDesign, CreativeWow) and eligibility for the thousands of dollars worth of raffle prizes awarded at the end of the show. Note: The winner is responsible for their own travel costs and lodging.

All the Nitty Gritty Details

SPONSOR: Sponsor is Creative Publishing Network, 4122 N. Lawndale Ave, Chicago, IL  60618,, USA (“Sponsor” or “CPN”).

TERM: The 2017 PePcon/CreativePro Conference Guess-The-City Contest begins September 11, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. US Central Standard Time and ends September 14, 2016, 11:59:00 a.m. US Central Standard Time (“CST”) (the “Contest”). Information on how to enter and prizes form part of these official rules (“Official Rules”). By submitting an entry, each entrant agrees to the Official Rules and warrants that his or her entry complies with all requirements set out in the Official Rules. This is NOT a skill-based contest and chance is the only determination of winners.

WHO MAY ENTER: Contest is open only to individuals who have reached the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence at the time of entry. Employees or vendors of CPN (including speakers for this event), and their immediate family members (spouse, parent, child, sibling and their respective spouses, regardless of where they live) or persons living in the same households of such employees, whether or not related are not eligible.

HOW TO ENTER: Each Entry consists of a name of a city posted on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter during the contest term that includes the hashtag #pepcon.

CONTEST PRIZES: The First Place winner will each receive a complimentary 2-day pass to PePcon 2017 (value USD $1050). The prize does not include air transportation or hotel accommodation. The prize is non-transferable and no cash alternative is available. Winner will need to complete and submit a W9 before prize is delivered. Winner may have to declare the value of the winnings on their taxes.


No prize transfer, assignment, or substitution by winners permitted.

LICENSE: By entering the Contest, all entrants grant an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive license to Authorized Parties, to reproduce, distribute, display entries in connection with the Contest and promotion of the Contest, in any media now or hereafter known, including, but not limited to: publication in the conference attendee handout; future social media posts; publication in the InDesign Magazine or online highlighting entries or winners of the Contest. Display or publication of any entry on an Authorized Party’s website does not indicate the entrant will be selected as a winner. Authorized Parties will not be required to pay any additional consideration or seek any additional approval in connection with such use. Additionally, by entering, each entrant grants to Authorized Parties the unrestricted right to use all statements made in connection with the Contest, and pictures or likenesses of Contest entrants, or choose not to do so, at their sole discretion. Authorized Parties will not be required to pay any additional consideration or seek any additional approval in connection with such use.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: By entering this Contest, all entrants agree to release, discharge, and hold harmless CPN and its partners, affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising agencies, agents and their employees, officers, directors, and representatives from any claims, losses, and damages arising out of their participation in this Contest or any Contest-related activities and the acceptance and use, misuse, or possession of any prize awarded hereunder.

CONDITIONS: By entering, entrants also agree (a) to be bound by these Official Rules; (b) if the entrant wins that Sponsor may use the winning photographs and each winner’s name, photograph, likeness, and/or voice in any publicity or advertising relating to the Contest or future promotions without compensation or approval (except where prohibited by law). All federal, state/provincial/territorial, and local taxes, fees and surcharges and taxes (whether foreign or domestic, and including income, sales, and import taxes) on prizes are the sole responsibility of the prize winners. In the event that the selected winner(s) of any prize is/are ineligible, cannot be traced or does/do not respond within ten (10) days to a winner notification as required by the “Contest Prizes” Rules above, or refuses the prize, the prize will be forfeited and Sponsor, in its sole discretion, may choose whether to award the prize to another entrant.

RIGHT TO CANCEL OR SUSPEND CONTEST: If for any reason the Contest is not capable of running as planned, CPN reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel, terminate, modify, or suspend the Contest.

WINNERS LIST: Entrants are responsible for complying with these Official Rules. The Winner’s name may be announced on Facebook on the PePcon page on or about September 15, 2016.