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AIGA would like to thank the sponsors of “Make/Think: AIGA Design Conference.” Without their continued dedication and support to our programs, we would not be able to host such a successful event!

Presenting Sponsors

Adobe logoAdobe, the Official AIGA Sponsor for Design Solutions, revolutionizes how the world engages with ideas and information—anytime, anywhere and through any medium. For more information, visit

Aquent logoAquent, the Official AIGA Sponsor for Professional Development, pairs marketing and design specialists with challenging jobs to create inspired, productive partnerships that produce meaningful work for client companies and the talent they represent.

Neenah logoNeenah Paper is an innovative leader in the creation and manufacturing of premium and specialty papers, including award-winning and versatile digital papers and nationally recognized Neenah Green initiatives.


Platinum Sponsors

FedEx logoFedEx® specialized services deliver more with your shipments. FedEx delivers expertise, great service and greater value for all your shipping needs, virtually anytime, anywhere. Above all, FedEx delivers peace of mind.

International Paper logoAs one of the world’s largest paper makers, International Paper has a longstanding commitment to renew, protect and enhance our vital resources. The company provides a portfolio of environmentally friendly brands.'s logoiStockphoto is the world’s leading royalty-free stock multimedia destination. Browse over 5 million photos, illustrations, video, audio and Flash files starting at $1.

Sappi Fine Paper logoSappi Fine Paper North America—a division of Sappi Limited, a global company with manufacturing operations on four continents and customers in over 100 countries—is a leading producer of coated fine paper. Popular brands such as McCoy, Opus and Flo are some of the industry’s most widely recognized and specified.

Shutterstock logoEnhance your designs using Shutterstock, the world’s largest subscription-based, royalty-free stock image library. Download high quality photos, vectors and illustrations for all your creative projects.

Supporting Sponsors

Blurb logoBlurb® is a creative publishing and marketing platform that makes it easy to design, publish, market and sell bookstore-quality books.

Canon USA logoCanon USA is an industry leader in professional and consumer imaging equipment and information systems. Canon’s innovative technology will enable print service providers to expand their digital print capabilities and deliver value added solutions to their customers.

Clients & Profits logoClients & Profits is a project management and accounting system for advertising agencies, design firms and marcoms—software for the business of being creative.

Corporate Image logoCorporate Image can help you succeed by providing the greenest, most sustainable and innovative presentation packaging available. From bold 6-color printing to earthy debossed raw board, our products are designed to inspire.

Emma logoEmma is a unique Web-based email marketing and communications service helping more than 20,000 small and mid-size businesses, agencies and designers manage their email campaigns and online surveys in style.

We keep things pretty simple at Finch. We’re not trying to go global, or jump from one bandwagon to the next. Instead we concentrate on one thing: producing the highest quality, environmentally responsible and value-driven uncoated paper.

Microsoft Expression logoPlease join Microsoft in a showcase of prototype, visual, and interactive design innovations exclusively available in the latest release of Expression design tools.

Mohawk logoA certified Women-Owned Business Enterprise and leader in environmental stewardship, Mohawk Fine Papers is the largest manufacturer of premium printing, writing and digital paper in North America.

Veer logoVeer sources and delivers visual elements with imagination and style to help creatives diverge from the norm and generate fresh solutions.

Yupo logoYUPO Synthetic Papers are 100 percent recyclable, waterproof, stain and tear resistant. YUPO’s super-smooth finish in opaques and bright-whites make it the paper of choice for projects that really need to stand out.


Media Partners

CMYK logoCMYK Magazine is all about brand new ways of looking at art direction, copywriting, design, illustration and photography.

Design Observer logoDesign Observer—twice nominated for Best Writing and Best Culture Blog in the Webby Awards—is the leading online site for commentary and criticism about design and visual culture.

Eye logoEye is the world’s leading graphic design magazine. Well-written and beautifully designed, it’s the essential, collectable quarterly for anyone serious about design and visual culture.

Fast Company logoFast Company is a leading voice in progressive business, with a unique editorial focus on innovation and design.

Print logoPrint showcases the extraordinary in design on and off the page, exploring why the way the world looks matters.


Wi-Fi Sponsor is an application that enables designers to create stunning Flash websites without using code.  Instantly turning graphic designers into Flash design pros!


Featured sponsor

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