Miami Beach, Florida– February 1, 2005–Graphics of the Americas, the largest annual international graphic communications education and exhibit showplace, today announced the return of Design City, an exhibit pavilion aimed at the show’s growing creative professional audience. Featuring over 35 exhibitors and ongoing theater presentations from Adobe, Design City is expected once again to be a popular destination for over 5,000 attending designers, art directors, and marketing professionals that frequent Graphics of the Americas annually. With the addition of NAPP’s Photoshop Down & Dirty Tricks, The InDesign Conference and Xplor’s Two-Data Variable Data and Digital Color Printing Conference, exhibit and conference attendees will find Graphics of the Americas an extremely rewarding experience this year.
“In addition to the strong international and U.S. attendance by printers, Graphics of the Americas has come to be known for drawing over 20% from the creative community,” said Chris Price, general manager and vice president of Graphics of the Americas. “This audience depends on Design City to experience the latest products including digital photography, image editing, page layout, illustration, variable-data, web design and prepress production firsthand.”
This year, Graphics of the Americas welcomes the following exhibitors to Design City: Ad Federation, Ad Graphics, Adobe, Agfa, AIGA, Case Paper, Cellmark, Create Magazine, Digital Technology Group, Ekman & Company, Fanapel / Celulosa, Graphic Monthly Magazine, Graphical Systems, GraphicAuthority.com, Graphics One, Hash, Image DJ, Industrial Papelera Venus, International Paper, MA Norden Paper, Mead Westvaco, Morgan Price, National Association of Photoshop Professionals, Package Design Magazine, Pedro Ramirez Paper Agency, Perfect Proof, Phase One, Photoshop User, Poller & Jordan, Printers Presence, Quark, Smart Papers, T Square, Unique Photo and Xinet. This is only a small portion of the over 450 companies exhibiting in over 1100 booths at Graphics of the Americas this year where visitors can benefit from new product introductions covering design through printing and finishing.
In addition, attendees to Design City can also visit Adobe’s live demonstration theater, booth 1397; witness the latest product demonstrations from Adobe as well as innovative document solutions from Datalogics and 1-to-1 marketing applications from XMPie.
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