Adobe Systems, Inc.

Adobe 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.

Aquafadas

Aquafadas, a pioneer in digital publishing technology, enables the creation and mass distribution of graphics rich, interactive digital content such as magazines, newspapers, books and comics, across all major platforms including smartphones, tablets and the web. Businesses all over the world rely on Aquafadas’ purpose-built content creation and distribution solutions to achieve their digital publishing strategies, significantly expanding content reach while lowering overhead costs. Some of Aquafadas’ prestigious customers include Lagardère, Mondadori, Egmont International & Sanoma. Aquafadas is a member of the International Digital Publishing Forum and IDEAlliance, which help to improve both ePUB and OpenEFT formats. A Rakuten group business, Aquafadas also provides its technological expertise to Kobo, the world’s fastest growing e-reader provider.

Ascend Training

Ascend features hands-on and online classes in InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and Web Development and more.

Our philosophy is that students learn by doing, and our classes are jam packed with interactive learning experiences. Our instructors bring real-world experience to the classroom, and ensure students leave with practical, solid skills. They know their software inside and out, and provide the absolute best experience possible.

Our class sizes have a maximum of 10 students to ensure individualized attention, and all our classes include free retakes for 8 months. Ascend is an Adobe Authorized Training Center.

CreativePro.com

CreativePro.com is The Source for creative professionals in search of information, education, inspiration, or communication with other creative pros! Wondering what we mean by “creative professional”? Anyone involved in the conception, direction, design, or production of communication materials. That includes print designers, photographers, illustrators, Web designers — you know, people like you!

CtrlPublishing

In the mid 90′s some engineers, who ended up in the advertising world, wondered why the work processes in the advertising where so inefficient and not streamlined. From that we began to sketch what later became CtrlPublishing. This was when InDesign was codenamed K2. Today CtrlPublishing is an important cog in the machinery that develops technologies and processes for workflows in advertising and communications.

CtrlPublishing have business worldwide and deliver workflow products and expertise to some of the top brands. Examples of customers is H&M, IKEA, Lionbridge and Adobe.

CtrlPublishing are experts in efficient workflows for publishing, optimized to minimize bottlenecks and costs for creative and successful marketing

DTP Tools

DTP Tools is a leading provider of InDesign and InCopy solutions. With widely-renowned plug-ins such as Blatner Tools, Cross-References Pro, and Power Styles, we help make tens of thousands of worldwide InDesign users more efficient and more fun. Check out our site to find how our other plug-ins can help you save more time and money in the production process!

eDocker Digital Publishing

eDocker offers you a complete solution and workflow for digital publishing. Build an interactive HTML5 publication and distribute it as free, public, paid, subscribed or private. Prices starts from $13 / month. Welcome to our tabletop to receive your complimentary 30 days publisher account! More info from our website www.edocker.com/pepcon.

Em Software

Em Software has been providing data publishing automation tools, and, more recently, editorial automation tools since the start of the InDesign age.

Step into Em’s time machines to shorten your editorial cycle: DocsFlow and WordsFlow are time machines, collapsing the time required by your editorial production processes, based on live links to Google Docs and Microsoft Word, respectively.

Hire Em’s software robots to do your data-driven production work: InData and InCatalog are software robots, silently, flawlessly building and updating your documents while you watch.

InDesign Magazine

InDesign Magazine is the first 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 editor Mike Rankin, 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!

InDesignSecrets.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.

In-Tools

Based 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!

lynda.com

lynda.com helps anyone learn software, creative, and business skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Members receive unlimited access to a vast library of high-quality, current, and engaging video tutorials taught by top experts who are also passionate teachers. (Every attendee to the conference will receive a free one-month subscription.)

MathMagic

MathMagic is an easy to use award-winning equation editor used by publishers, designers and technical writers for more than 15 years. “MathMagic Pro for InDesign” is a multi-purpose equation editor which works with InDesign CSx ~ CC on both Mac OS X and Windows. It lets you insert complex mathematical equations and various scientific symbols right within InDesign document, re-edit by double-clicking, adjust the baseline automatically for inline equations, convert other math expressions into high quality format, and more. MathMagic also works with wide range of applications such as Illustrator, Photoshop, Keynote, Pages, MS Word, and more.

MEI

MEI has been delivering innovative software, services, and custom development to publishers and creative teams since 1990.

TruEdit®, MEI’s latest offering, enables teams to supercharge their Adobe® InDesign® and Digital Publishing Suite™ workflows by collaborating on projects anywhere, anytime. With its cloud-based web client and InDesign plug-in, TruEdit lets teams structure the production and management of projects for multiple channels including print, web, tablet and mobile.

MEI Portico™ is the turnkey solution for building a branded tablet app storefront with Adobe® Digital Publishing Suite™. With Portico, you can deliver a powerful, tailored user experience to your audience – quickly and easily.

Peachpit

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. Peachpit’s ground- breaking new products, including MyGraphicsLab and other online courses and digital content, have made it indispensable for classrooms, software certifications, and on-the-go learners.

Whether online or in print, Peachpit has always been committed to developing new ways to share information and make lifelong learning as accessible and engaging as possible.

Recosoft

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

Ripon

Ripon Printers

Ripon Printers helps you succeed by integrating printing, fulfillment and distribution at a single facility. Throughout the entire print and distribution supply chain, we also support a variety of programs that protect, preserve and enhance the environment. These include being a Tier I participant in the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Green Tier program, as well as having Chain of Custody Certifications from both the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and the Sustainable Forest Initiative (SFI).

Rorohiko

Rorohiko makes task tools for the Adobe® Creative Suite. Wonderful as the Creative Suite is, there are many tasks it doesn’t perform, and that can soak up many valuable work hours. Our range of task tools for Adobe InDesign cover a variety of repetitive chores. They slash hours of mind numbing work down to minutes. For our high-end customers who need the ultimate in efficiency, we provide tailor-made solutions. Our custom solutions are easy to use, and habitually reduce the effort needed from months down to hours or minutes!

WoodWing

With many years of experience in the publishing industry, WoodWing knows where your business challenges lie. We have been approaching these challenges effectively, resulting in a rapidly expanding worldwide client base. Companies of all sizes are already enjoying our multi-channel publishing and digital asset management solutions. WoodWing makes the most innovative software on the market with the best tools for the best price.

WoodWing Software is located in Zaandam, The Netherlands, and has regional sales offices in Europe, the Americas and Asia-Pacific. Our clients are served through select partners around the globe, trained and qualified to offer advice, installation, training and support.

XMPie

uMerge™ from XMPie, A Xerox Company, is a powerful variable data printing (VDP) software solution from XMPie.  As a plug-in to Adobe® InDesign®, designers can intuitively customize and personalize any InDesign document through variable text, graphics, styles, visibility and more.  uMerge seamlessly connects to data sources such as Excel or CSV files and also enables sophisticated VDP features such as easy-to-use, drag-and-drop tagging, a menu-based rule editor for conditional variability, advanced logical functions, and more.  uMerge is just one solution within an entire line of data driven publishing solutions from XMPie and is completely upgradable and compatible with all our other desktop and server-based solutions. To find out more, visit www.xmpie.com.

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