Following the June 18 announcements about the 2014 release of Creative Cloud, our team of worldwide evangelists will be kicking off a series of CreateNow events across the globe.
Starting now, we’re kicking off the 2014 CreateNow World Tour with interactive half-day Adobe events in 5 US cities and 32 additional locations led by Adobe user communities. At the same time, we’re taking CreateNow abroad over the summer and into the fall in Europe, Asia/Pacific and Japan.
The events are free, but require sign-up to reserve a spot (details below). Here’s what you can look forward to when you join us at one of our US Create Now Tour events:
They begin with an informal networking hour and a cool feature we call the Device Bar. It’s a chance to play around with Adobe Ink and Slide, the newly-announced Creative Cloud-connected pen and ruler; Adobe Line and Sketch our newest drawing and social sketching apps; and Adobe Photoshop Mix, a powerful new creative imaging app.
Afterward, we’ll head into our main program with our Adobe experts sharing some of the many updates just added to Creative Cloud. These include some of the hottest new features in Adobe Photoshop CC, Illustrator CC, InDesign CC, Premiere Pro CC and other desktop products. Our worldwide evangelists know the Creative Cloud inside-out and from every angle, and can answer questions about the applications and membership. This year we’ll be showcasing new creative processes with innovations like 3D printing from Photoshop CC, website design with Adobe Muse, and how to incorporate creativity captured on mobile devices into desktop workflows.
We’ll also share the powerful ways to take Creative Cloud to a collaborative level with features that save time and money (soliciting and providing feedback, creating personal work portfolios, and syncing workflows across devices and between programs) and open up modes of flexibility that can be tailored to individual needs.
We’ll also be bringing in guest speakers from outside Adobe who’ll share some of the ways they’ve used Creative Cloud to further their creative work. We’ll wrap-up by answering questions from the audience. We guarantee that people will leave with new information.
In Chicago, our guest speaker will be artist/designer Chuck Anderson of NoPattern; and in Los Angeles we’ll welcome film/TV producer Mick Ebeling. Keep an eye on the CreateNow events site for the remaining inspirational industry speakers we’ve invited.
CreateNow is designed for creative professionals, photographers and photography hobbyists, illustrators, animators, video professionals, and students—in short, anyone who wants to master new skills in design, web and mobile apps, digital imaging, video editing or use Creative Cloud on the job. It’s also a great way for people to discover the potential of the applications in Creative Cloud.
And for anyone who’s used Creative Suite in the past and isn’t familiar with the advantages of membership, CreateNow is the perfect place to learn more. Adobe Creative Cloud provides instant access to our constant stream of innovations, with new additions every month. What people who’ve attended CreateNow say about it:
“Terrifically put together and very professional and polished…”
“It’s great to see creative luminaries and where they’re going with their work, especially when they’re using the same software we’re using. It means it’s within our reach.”
We’re extremely excited to present what’s new and we hope you’ll join us. (Remember, CreateNow events are free but require registration to reserve a spot. Register today:
- Chicago (June 24)
- Los Angeles (July 9)
- San Francisco (July 15)
- Washington, DC (July 22)
- Seattle (July 29)
- 32 additional events in cities including Atlanta, Dallas, Phoenix, Toronto and more
Our Create Now event on Dec. 11, 2012 was an exciting time for all of us. As a way to inspire #CreateNow conversations with you up until the event, we launched our #CreateNow Sweepstakes on Twitter. From Nov. 15, 2012 through Dec. 11, 2012 we held random drawings daily for five lucky winners who participated in the #CreateNow conversation. For those of you who participated in our #CreateNow Sweepstakes, we wanted to extend a special thanks to you! Congratulations to all the winners below who were lucky enough to win Create Now messenger bags – we hope you’re enjoying them!
On the day of the event we had even bigger prizes to giveaway – Adobe MAX passes and 1-year Creative Cloud memberships. Congratulations to our two Adobe MAX Pass winners, @txelks and @presycemedia, and our two 1-year Creative Cloud membership winners, @TheGreatDanaJ and @JimHoltan!
Follow us on our Creative Cloud Twitter channel, and fan us on our Creative Cloud Facebook page for more opportunities to win fun prizes, and for up-to-date information on the Adobe Creative Cloud. Also, be sure to check out what’s new in Creative Cloud by watching the Create Now event.
We’re bringing you the ultimate creativity conference, Adobe MAX, taking place in Los Angeles, California on May 4-8, 2013. If you’re new to MAX, it’s a conference that is all about creativity and expressiveness. MAX brings together designers, developers, video professionals, photographers, and more to exchange creative ideas and inspiration. So if you create, you won’t want to miss MAX. When you’re there, you’ll be amongst industry pros and visionaries, and will learn about the latest technologies, techniques, and strategies for delivering your best creative work.
The icing on the cake? Buy a full conference pass, and you’ll get an annual Adobe Creative Cloud membership!
Be sure to check out the top ten reasons why you should attend Adobe MAX. We hope to see you all there!
The Create Now event has officially come to a close. If you missed all of the news and demos, check out the keynote on-demand above and additional Meet the Pro sessions on Adobe TV. And for those looking for the highlights, we have you covered, including snippets of the #CreateNow Twitter chat with our evangelists. Check out our recap below:
Adobe Photoshop – Big feature updates including Retina Display support, Smart Object support for Liquify, Copy CSS, and Conditional Actions. Check out these, including additional features and services on the Creative Cloud team post about Photoshop version 13.1.
Adobe Muse – Now, you can create mobile versions of your website without writing code. Get all of the details on how graphic designers can create mobile sites from the Creative Cloud team.
Creative Cloud for Teams – The much-anticipated service for teams is now available! The team offering includes centralized license management, 100 GB of cloud-based storage per team member and access to expert product support.
Creative Cloud Training – Exclusively for Creative Cloud members, in one week you willbe able to explore a new library of online training content from Adobe and leading training partners like Kelby Training, video2brain and Attain.
Are you excited to hear what’s next in Creative Cloud?
Tune in, today December 11 at 10 a.m. PT for our Create Now event to hear what’s next in Adobe Photoshop, explore new ways to take your design skills from print to online and mobile, learn how teams can work better together with Creative Cloud, plus much more.
Don’t miss a beat; watch all the action here:
Be sure to follow @CreativeCloud on Twitter and join the conversation using #CreateNow. And get your questions answered by Adobe Evangelists during our Twitter chat from 11:30-12:30 PT. Just post a question using #CreateNow.
The Create Now Live event is coming up on Tuesday, Dec. 11 and we want to have #CreateNow conversations with you well ahead the event. Daily, starting today through Dec. 11, we’ll be spurring conversation around why you create, what inspires you and more from @CreativeCloud – and we hope you’ll join us on Twitter using the hashtag, #CreateNow!
We’ll be randomly drawing 5 lucky winners daily* for those participating the #CreateNow conversation. Up for grabs – a Creative Cloud messenger bag. On event day we’ll have more prizes up for grabs including Creative Cloud Memberships and an Adobe MAX pass.
We’re looking forward to talking to all of you on Twitter, and don’t forget to join us on the Creative Cloud Facebook page to attend the Create Now event via live stream (you don’t need to sign into Facebook to view content) Register here: http://bit.ly/CreateNow_SM.