PINCShow 2010 Leaps into the World of Superheroes

SAN FRANCISCO, CA—03/29/10—It’s a bird; it’s a plane; no it’s the PINCShow! The 10th annual PINCShow, Breakthrough! is set for May 6 at Mission Bay Conference Center at UCSF in San Francisco. The show committee is also proud to announce that Peggy Burke, president and owner of 1185, a full service design and multimedia agency in Palo Alto, is having her firm create the superhero graphics for the show and pre-show promotions.

1185 is known for its expertise in design brand strategy and programming. Clients range from start ups to Fortune 100 companies in services, consumer, technology, institutions and biotech. The 25 creative professionals who make up the firm promote a culture of collaboration with multidisciplinary teams working with clients to create a framework to build memorable brands. A client list and case studies of their work in print, brand identity, and the Web can be found at

This year’s theme centers on superheroes. Participants will be urged to transform their talents to super powers through knowledge building educational seminars and their appreciation of superior local resources by visiting the annual trade show.

The morning opens with the first of 16 modestly-priced, cutting edge seminars. Starting at 9 a.m. and ending at 5 p.m. are all led by a stellar list of industry experts. A sample from the super 16 include: Introduction to Adobe Catalyst so that you can make Flash movies with confidence; How to set up a Blog – and why you should given by keynote speaker David Spark; Building eBooks with Creative Suite 4 to help you build eBooks for this ever-growing field of devices; and Design for the New Decade presented by Alfredo Muccino, Liquid Agency.

At noon, there’s a break for the Showcase of Print Excellence Awards Luncheon, where the Grand Award and Best of Show Winners are announced and a dynamic, thought provoking keynote will be presented. In addition, a significant announcement regarding the future of PINC will be made. The lunch is open to all PINCShow attendees and is included in the cost of the day pass.

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