Get a full day of education focused on software tools for the graphics market at the first GPX Breakaway of the year, Software: Tools for Production & Design, March 24, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. ET.
The online educational event kicks off at 10 a.m. with a live panel discussion featuring GRAPHICS PRO magazine contributors Lon Winters, Stephen Romaniello, Dennis Dunning, and Matt Charboneau.
After the panel, there will be a number of educational presentations and access to Sponsor Showcases, where you can browse the latest offerings from top industry suppliers. To learn more about the event, click here.
11 a.m.-noon ET, Discover What’s New in CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2021: Find out how CorelDRAW Graphics Suite is evolving in 2021 to meet the demands of how designers work today. Watch as John Falsetto and Mo Jogie demonstrate the full scope of new features. Learn about new perspective drawing, built to speed up drawing objects or illustrated scenes in perspective. Discover a flexible design space that accelerates workflow, like the all-new multipage view, page docker/inspector, and multi-asset export. See how to create flawless image edits with the new adjustments docker/inspector including an enhanced replace colors filter. Lastly, they’ll demonstrate the collaboration workflow and its features that make it possible to work with clients and colleagues on design projects in real-time. Presented by CorelDRAW Graphics Suite
Noon-1 p.m. ET, Working with Difficult Customer Artwork & Creating COVID Floor Graphics that Sell: In the first 30 minutes, this presentation shows the tools you need to work with problematic artwork. Remove complex backgrounds, get rid of parts of an image that you don’t need, convert image artwork into clean vectors, and deal with embedded ICC profiles that affect printing. The second half focuses on creating COVID floor graphics that are both interesting and sell a product, demonstrating the use of variable data, contour, and design methods. Presented by Mutoh America
1-2 p.m. ET, Navigating Your Financing Options in Any Climate: This presentation is designed to provide you with critical information not only to weather any climate but strengthen the way you run your business. Now more than ever, cash reserves are important. Financing may be the answer to ensure you can keep the cash you need on hand. Learn what you need to know to apply, the best ways to navigate the process, what constitutes a “good deal” for your business, and more. Presented by CIT
1-2 p.m. ET, Simple Sales Campaign to Win New Business NOW: Learn how you can prospect with custom personalized art to get in the door and get the conversion started. At this point, customers expect high-quality art, and they turn to you for inspiration when creating a new design. That’s why you need to be able to create high-quality art at a moment’s notice to jumpstart a professional sales presentation to send over and win new business … now. Presented by InkSoft
2-3:30 p.m. ET, The Power Behind CorelDRAW 2021: Join Roger Wambolt as he demonstrates how you can work most efficiently with CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2021. He will cover a full range of features, from basic tools, such as drawing and shaping tools, to working with templates, as well as the new pages docker and multi-asset export docker. Wambolt will also show you how to customize your workspace to help you fast track your workflow and save you time. Take an even deeper look into CorelDRAW as Wambolt walks you through: vector effects, bitmap effects styles, perspective, PowerClips, working with bitmaps, background removal, Corel Font Manager, and so much more. Presented by CorelDRAW Graphics Suite
2-3 p.m. ET, How to Quote Faster, Close More Sales, and Simplify Your Workflow: Struggle with pricing and sending out consistent quotes? Buried in endless proofing emails and constantly missing production deadlines? Learn how to customize your shop’s pricing with prebuilt product templates so you can send out more quotes in less time. Plus, you’ll see how you can stay ahead of production and deadlines with tools like the electronic job board and online proof review. Presented by ShopVox.
Click here for free registration. Registrants can access the event on-demand until April 7.
Title Sponsors are CorelDRAW Graphics Suite and CIT.
Presenting Sponsors are InkSoft, Mutoh, and ShopVox.
Showcase Sponsors include Advertising Specialty Institute/ASIO, Corel Trainer, Graphic Elephants, and STAHLS’.