with focus on best practices, tips and techniques
for developing outstanding VDP and Cross Media (Multichannel) communications

Sunday Oct 29
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The tutorials are embedded into the XMPie Users Group conference; taking place Sunday, Oct. 29, prior to the main event starting Monday, Oct 30.

If you plan to come to the #XUG17Orlando conference, make sure to sign up for our in-depth optional tutorials. Each 2-1/2 hour session will focus on best practices, tips and techniques for developing outstanding VDP and Cross Media (multichannel) communications. Enjoy a morning and afternoon session within your ticket and when back home you’ll have exclusive access to all tutorials materials, PDF’s, sample files and recorded sessions – impressively valuable for your work.

Reserve your tutorial ticket for just $199 for two tutorial sessions (select two out of four and attend one in the morning & one in the afternoon).


Tips & Techniques

VDP Bootcamp

(AM1) Morning

In this in-depth tutorial you will learn the essentials of creating variable data print campaigns and how to transform InDesign documents into data-driven personalized print communications with XMPie’s desktop VDP plugin. This session will cover how to use the latest version of Circle and uProduce.

Skill Level:  Beginner

Prerequisites: Adobe InDesign. Photoshop

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Adding Cross Media to Print Campaigns

(PM1) Afternoon

Are you running successful print campaigns but have not yet tried cross media? In this session, we create step by step a cross media campaign with print, email, web and PDF on Demand components using the latest version of Circle. Building on your existing XMPie knowledge from print, we show how many of the concepts you are already familiar with, such as working with ADORs, are applied to digital media. By the end of this session, you will have a better idea of what is needed to move from print only to a multi-channel offering. (Sample files will be distributed during the tutorial, so bring your laptop with Adobe Creative Cloud and XMPie v9.0.4 products installed for the opportunity to follow along.)

Skill Level:  Beginner to Intermediate

Prerequisites: Adobe InDesign and uDirect (or uCreate Print)

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Working with

uStore and Campaigns on Demand.

(AM 2) Morning

XMPie is bringing the world of Web-to-Print closer to the world of Multichannel. In this session, in addition to showing Best Practice techniques for working with uStore, we’ll dive into a major new feature called “Campaigns-on-Demand,” which brings multichannel, multi-touchpoint marketing campaigns into the world of web-to-print. XMPie’ s Campaigns-on-Demand, is a winner of the 2016 Must See ‘Em award and brings unique new capabilities to web-to-print that can help service providers be more relevant to their marketing customers.

Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Prerequisites: Familiarity with XMPie uStore and Cross Media tools.

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uStore StoreFlow Tips and Tricks to Enhance Your Work.

(PM 2) Afternoon

StoreFlow is a comprehensive package with many options that can be tailored to suit different needs. This tutorial aims to show you how to rapidly create new storefronts and how you can adjust and customize the store as you go. In addition to basic features and functionality, we will explore new and interesting ways to use email campaigns to augment uStore and enhance the user experience. Learn how to use uStore’s own database as a data source for targeted emails such as following up on abandoned carts, orders still waiting for approval and how to upsell to people who already made a purchase.

Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced

Prerequisites: Familiarity with uStore and XMPie tools.

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Annual conference


The annual XMPie Users Group Conference takes place Oct. 29-Nov 1. Starting with the well-known 1-Day Tutorials on Sunday, 250+ attendees will share their knowledge within the three day main event from Monday-Wednesday. Will you be there too? No excuses!



Get the most out of your visit to Orlando by taking the optional tutorials taking place on the Sunday prior to start the of conference, Oct 29 as enhancement for your #XUG17Orlando conference ticket.

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Our 2017 Home in Orlando


A conference like #XUG17Orlando needs a home that suits your needs as a place to network, relax, with great dining and shopping option. Enjoy the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek for a special room rate of $199/Night for XUG attendees.

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