Sponsors

Become a sponsor of the AIGA Design and Business Conference to connect your brand with decision-makers.

Presenting Sponsors

Presenting sponsors have a unique opportunity to interact with design professionals and business leaders on a number of levels at “Gain,” but this level of sponsorship is limited to five companies. Intrigued? Learn more.

  • American Printing Co.

    American Printing Co.

    American Printing Co. is the preferred choice for designers and agencies, providing marketing solutions, enhancing the quality of the brand, reducing time to market and leading the way with green printing practices.

  • Aquent

    Aquent

    Aquent, 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 Paper

    Neenah Paper

    Paper Known for its green initiatives, Neenah Paper is revolutionizing the paper industry with innovative tools including coordinating free iPhone apps and colorunleashed.com which make paper selection and sampling easier for offset, digital and packaging needs.

  • Pantone

    Pantone

    Pantone, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of X-Rite, Incorporated, is the world-renowned authority on color. For more than 45 years, Pantone has been inspiring design professionals with products, services and leading technology for the colorful exploration and expression of creativity.

Exhibiting Sponsors

  • Canon

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    Canon 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

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

  • Creativity International Awards

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    CIA, considered a premier international design competition, was established in 1970 in conjunction with Art Direction Magazine. Two competitions per year, Media & Interactive in January and Print & Packaging in June, accept entries from professionals & students and are judged by independent juries who select the winning entries from around the world to be featured in the Creativity Awards Annual.
  • Emma

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    Emma 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.

  • Extensis

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    Extensis develops software that enables creative workgroups and professionals to streamline workflows, securely manage digital assets and fonts, and control corporate typographic branding.

  • NYDesigns

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    NYDesigns, a program of La Guardia College CUNY, is committed to helping designers from all disciplines secure smart, long-term growth through professional trainings and events and a competitive entrepreneurial incubator that prioritizes design companies at critical stages of growth.

  • The Creative Group

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    The Creative Group is a specialized staffing service placing advertising, marketing, creative and web professionals with a variety of firms. More information, including online job-hunting services, candidate portfolios and The Creative Group’s award-winning career magazine, can be found at www.creativegroup.com.

  • VGS | Visual Graphics System

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    For nearly 30 years, Visual Graphic Systems, Inc. (VGS) manufactures, project manages and installs a broad portfolio of innovative architectural signage, large-format graphics, digital displays, proprietary fixture systems, eco-friendly solutions and menu boards for thousands of customers worldwide. For more about VGS, our custom capabilities and products please visit www.vgsonline.com.

Breakfast Workshop Sponsor

  • Adobe

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    Adobe, 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 www.adobe.com.
  • Pantone

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    Pantone, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of X-Rite, Incorporated, is the world-renowned authority on color. For more than 45 years, Pantone has been inspiring design professionals with products, services and leading technology for the colorful exploration and expression of creativity.

Media Sponsor

  • Fast Company

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    Fast Company inspires creative minds in business to think beyond traditional boundaries, lead conversations, and influence the future of business.