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David and Ann-Marie's InDesignSecrets Holiday Special

David and Anne-Marie's InDesignSecrets Holiday Special: A CreativePro Online Event

Join us online Tuesday, December 15 from 9:30 AM to 5:15 PM Central!

Join us online Tuesday, December 15 for a fun-filled, educational celebration of All Things Adobe InDesign, hosted by David Blatner and Anne-Marie Concepción—arguably the best-known InDesign experts in the world—as they share their favorite tips and techniques for getting the most out of our favorite page-layout program.

And that’s not all! You’ll see special guest stars from around the globe, learn amazing InDesign tricks, and get great gifts, including:

  • A free InDesign ebook
  • A package of incredible scripts every InDesign user needs
  • An InDesign template you’ll want to use right away

Let’s end the year together with an informative and fun-filled day packed full of InDesign friends and learning. If there’s one thing we’re serious about, it’s helping you smile more while you work.

Topics include:

  • GREP codes everyone can (and should!) use
  • Creating 3D mockups of your print projects
  • Fully-interactive HTML from your InDesign page
  • Crazy-useful PDF tricks
  • Our favorite obscure (but awesome) features
  • And more!

Plus, we'll play InDesignSecrets Bingo, get “face-to-face” for InDesign Trivia, and award prizes for the best holiday outfit.

Join us online Tuesday, December 15 from 9:30 AM to 5:15 PM Central!


All times listed in Central Time (Chicago) or UTC-6

9:30 AM – 10:10 AM Central
Morning Coffee with your Friends + Welcome

Brief introduction to our topics and speakers for our first-ever holiday special!

10:15 AM – 11:00 AM Central
Best of InDesignSecrets Tips

David and Anne-Marie have spent over a decade publishing tips and tutorials about our favorite page-layout app: 2,000+ blog posts, 260+ podcasts, hundreds of magazine articles… Watch as they share the best of InDesignSecrets Tips.

11:15 AM – 11:45 AM Central
Game: Who Wants to be an InDesign-iare?! (Round 1)

You've heard “Who Wants to be a Millionaire?” Well, now you can play “Who wants to be an InDesign-iare!” How well do you know InDesign? We’ll dive deep into InDesign and see what jewels we can find.

12:00 PM – 12:30 PM Central
Three Minutes Max: 7 Tips

Three Minutes Max is always an audience favorite at CreativePro Week, so we're doing a special "holiday special" version. New InDesign tips from seven renowned experts.

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM Central
Meet and Greet Break, plus Q&A and Magical Guest

Time for a snack! Bring your questions and your enthusiasm, listen to some live music, and hang out with some of your favorite InDesign experts.

1:30 PM – 2:00 PM Central
InDesign for Web, Print, and even Augmented Reality

It’s almost 2021… do you still think of InDesign as a print tool? Join David as he takes InDesign from two-dimensional print projects to 3D art and beyond!

2:15 PM – 2:45 PM Central
Game: Who Wants to be an InDesign-iare?! (Round 2)

It’s time for another episode, where we explore the depths of InDesign, dig out some great trivia, and have fun learning about our favorite page-layout tool.

3:00 PM – 3:30 PM Central
Tips for Designers and Publishers Working Remotely

So you’re working from home, your team is separated by miles, and you still need to be as productive as ever? Join Anne-Marie as she share some of her favorite tips for remote InDesign workflows.

3:45 PM – 5:15 PM Central
InDesignSecrets Podcast Live Recording + Final Tips, Prizes, and Conclusion

David and Anne-Marie have been sharing their tips, tricks, and advice on their InDesignSecrets podcast since 2005. Now you can be part of the live audience as they record Episode 282. Includes tips, interview with a guest star, and their world-famous “Obscure Feature of the Week-eek-eek!”

Don’t miss our final session, where we’ll give away InDesign tricks and fun downloadables for everyone, toast to another year of InDesign-ing, and announce our final prizes of the day.

Your registration includes:

  • Livestream access to all sessions and activities
  • One year of on-demand access to all session recordings
  • Speaker handouts from David, Anne-Marie, and more of the world’s top experts.
  • Holiday gift bundle including a free InDesign ebook, a package of incredible scripts every InDesign user needs, and an InDesign template you’ll want to use right away.
  • Savings on future live and online CreativePro events with the alumni discount.

Students, faculty, non-profits, government agencies, and alumni can receive a 20% discount. Please contact us for details.