FinePrint May 10, 2013


Registration Open for MMPA Webinar May 22

Digitally Optimized Digital Editions and Responsive Design presented by Nxtbook Media. Online registration is now open for MMPA’s second webinar presentation on May 22 at 8:30 a.m. Join digital-publishing pro Wayne Metcalfe of Nxtbook Media—creator, distributor, and tracker of digital magazines and other digital publications—from the comfort of your desk as he discusses digitally optimized and…

Design: Nan Hildebrandt, Catersource

Three’s a Charm

by Liz Hochstedler, Managing Editor, Powersports Business, GS Media & Events

Catersource’s Hildebrandt Wins Excellence Awards Design Contest. A design of Nan Hildebrandt, vice president of marketing for Catersource Magazine, Conference & Tradeshow, has been chosen as the winner of the MMPA’s Excellence Awards poster design contest. Hildebrandt’s design features cyan, magenta, yellow, and key (black) paint poured into jars. “For the theme of the Excellence Awards, I…

Design: Nan Hildebrandt, Catersource

Make an Impact

by Liz Hochstedler, Managing Editor, Powersports Business, GS Media & Events

Become a judge for the 17th annual Excellence Awards. Do you draw inspiration from others? Do you enjoy critiquing published work? Do you want to help the MMPA without making a long-term commitment? We have the job for you! The MMPA Excellence Awards Committee is seeking judges for the 17th annual competition. Each year, we receive hundreds of entries in dozens of categories, so we ask you—those with…

Register Now: Education Series Event June 19

Keith Gilbert presents “5 Things Every Designer Needs to Know about Creative Suite.” Missed your chance to hear Adobe-Certified Expert and Instructor Keith Gilbert of Gilbert Consulting share tips and tricks for design at the 2013 Summit & Expo? Fear not! Gilbert will present an entirely new compilation of his time- and effort-saving Adobe Creative Suite ideas to MMPA members on June 19th from…

The Early Bird Gets the Pasta!

2013 Summit and Expo early-bird drawing winners revealed. Congratulations to Jocelyn Stone of Experience Life and Claire Walling of EXHIBITOR on each winning a $100 Buca DiBeppo gift certificate. Stone and Walling were eligible for the prize as early registrants for the 2013 edition of MMPA’s largest annual professional development event, the Summit & Expo. For full coverage of the event, see…

Upcoming Events

MAY 9, 2013

May Happy Hour: Rochester

MAY 16, 2013

May Happy Hour: Twin Cities

MAY 22, 2013

Webinar: Digitally Optimized Digital Editions & Responsive Design

June 19, 2013

Education Series: Creative Suite with Keith Gilbert

June 27, 2013

June Happy Hour

JULY 25, 2013

July Happy Hour

November 7, 2013

Excellence Awards Gala