Extensis WebINK Sponsors Internationally Recognized WebVisions 2011-2012 Conferences
PORTLAND, Ore. — October 20, 2011 — In continuation of its avid support for the web design and developer communities, Extensis® today announced WebINK® has been named a key sponsor of the WebVisions 2011-2012 Conferences.
The internationally recognized conference explores the future of web and mobile design, technology user experience and business strategy. Leading the charge of innovation in the digital world, the WebVisions conference offers attendees an opportunity to glimpse into the future of the web in a fast-pace atmosphere of discussions and demonstrations. The event includes interactive presentations from leading web and mobile experts — many of the people most actively involved in guiding and thinking about the way we use and experience the web.
The first conference commences November 17–18, 2011 in Atlanta, GA. The event kicks off with studio tours and networking parties, followed by a full day of sessions and panels.
Extensis’ typography expert Thomas Phinney will deliver a presentation on Thursday, November 17 titled “CSS 3 OpenType Features: the new web typography frontier” and will host meet ups at the event to talk about the latest in typography and web fonts with attendees. Extensis will also host a photo contest where participants climb a mountain of jumbled old web-safe fonts, called “Mount Default”, and have their picture taken at the summit with a WebINK flag and mountaineering props.
Cities hosting WebVisions events include:
•November 17-18, Atlanta, GA
•January 18-20, 2012, New York, NY
•May 16-18, 2012, Portland, OR
•July 5-7, 2012, Barcelona, Spain
“Extensis has been a leader in the font management business for over 17 years, but we’re now seeing explosive growth in services like WebINK that help companies maintain their branding and identity online while they streamline and grow their business via the web and mobile,” said Amanda Paull, Extensis Vice President of Marketing. “WebVisions is the on the cutting edge of web design trends, we are proud to sponsor the event and look forward to connecting with attendees to discuss the current state and future of Web design.”
“WebVisions has quickly become the creative conference for the web, attracting a loyal audience of designers, developers and industry leaders,” said Brad Smith, WebVisions’ executive director and founder. “Visionary companies like Extensis are supporting the event because they know that the use of live typography allow organizations to build websites faster and more efficiently while supporting their brand and identity online.”
For more information on WebVisions 2011-2012 or to register, visit www.webvisionsevent.com
WebVisions Atlanta explores the future of web and mobile design, technology, user experience and business strategy to uncover trends that shape the Internet and the way we interact. The first annual Atlanta conference is attended by hundreds of designers, developers and industry leaders. The event occurs this year November 17-18 at The Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center, located at 800 Spring Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30308. www.webvisionsevent.com
WebINK is the standards-compliant solution for bringing live fonts into any web site without font licensing or file format hassles. Simply by integrating a small piece of code into a site’s CSS code, WebINK delivers custom fonts to any browser instantly. Stocked exclusively with professional-quality typefaces, WebINK unleashes creative freedom to Web designers and Web developers–enabling them to push the limits of web design while maintaining brand standards and search engine optimization (SEO) best practices. www.webink.co
Extensis® is a leading developer of software and services for creative professionals and workgroups. Their solutions streamline workflows, securely manage digital assets and fonts, and control corporate typographic branding. Used by hundreds of Fortune 5000 companies, Extensis’ award–winning server, desktop, and web service products include: Portfolio Server® for digital asset management, Universal Type Server® for server–based font management, Suitcase Fusion® for single–user font management, and the WebINK® web font rental service. Founded in 1993, Extensis is based in Portland, Oregon, and the United Kingdom.
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