The fifth annual Typefi User Conference was held at the Hilton Garden Inn Chicago North Shore/Evanston on 6 and 7 April 2017.
Over 40 people attended Day 1, which featured updates from Typefi’s executive team, demonstrations of new products and features—including Typefitter by Typefi, FontLink by Extensis, and AuthorBridge by Stilo International—and a keynote on Content Velocity by Adobe Business Development Manager Mike Zahorik, who ably filled in for his colleague Adam Pratt after a last-minute cancellation. Thanks Mike!
This year’s Typefi customer case studies were very warmly received, with Jane Musser from Avalon Travel and Linda Griffin Kean from the International Monetary Fund both presenting honest and insightful accounts of their teams’ experiences implementing and working with Typefi.
A highlight of the afternoon was VP Product Caleb Clauset’s ‘Product Poker’ session, where attendees had the opportunity to provide open feedback on Typefi’s platform and suggest new features to be developed for upcoming releases.
The attendees had ample opportunity to network during breaks and at the evening cocktail reception, with many agreeing that the true value of the Typefi User Conference comes from the chance to build relationships with other Typefi users and staff, and to share stories of successes, challenges, and lessons learned.
Day 2 featured two full-day workshops, Advanced Typefi Designer templates with Eric Damitz and Jamie Brinkman, and Broaden your reach with EPUB with Guy van der Kolk. Participants found both workshops extremely valuable and have requested more workshops like this in the future.
The Typefi team would like to thank everyone who attended—we greatly value the opportunity that the Typefi User Conference gives us to meet and chat with you, and learn how we can be helping you DO MORE with your content. If you have any feedback on the Conference or you’d like to drop us a line about anything that was discussed, please don’t hesitate—we love to hear from you!