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Save the Date: 2013 BigUp Creative Marketing Summit

Jean Peterson, Nick Damoulakis, Doug Angell and Whitney Hahn host another BigUp Summit, June 11, 2013 The BigUp Summit is a day-long explosion of seminars addressing the needs and concerns of creative and corporate communications professionals. Guest speakers and industry experts address a host of issues, including website creation blunders to avoid, how to create amazing vendor teams, top trends in trade show exhibits and displays, and why it’s time to be bold again.

Imagination Center – leaders in large format printing for tradeshows and displays – teams up with three other BigUp Creative partners to form an integrated marketing powerhouse:

  • Orases Consulting – a web agency specializing in interactive business and technology solutions
  • Jean Peterson Design – exceptional design and marketing for businesses and associations
  • Digital Bard Video – accelerating conversions through creative video marketing strategies

The 2nd Annual BigUp Summit is June 11th at the FSK Holiday Inn. Registration opens in early April, and when it does, we’ll let you know and supply a discount code you can use at checkout.

Preview the schedule, topics and speakers at

Fabric Frame - Lobby and Wall Graphics on a Grand Scale!

Fabric Frame DisplaysWe come across many customers looking to produce exceptionally large lobby graphics to occupy a huge wall space. There is an inherent size limitation for most solutions because mounting boards are typically restricted to a 4’ x 8’ size. One solution for this issue is printing on dye-sublimation fabric and using an aluminum frame solution to display the fabric. We created a 7’ x 15’ graphic print for the Frederick Fair and are discussing a 30’ x 8’ wall graphic for a local collage. These solutions are very cost effective and can create a substantial presence in your lobby or conference room.

Fabric frames can also be used as stand alone, floor standing units to be used as trade show backwalls.  Standing units can be printed as either one sided or two sided displays. These display solutions are affordably priced.  For a 4’ x 8’ wall graphic, the cost is about $500. For a single sided 8’ x 8’ floor standing graphic, the cost is about $ 1,200.  For more information about these solutions, call Doug at 301.695.0086.

Do You Know A Sales Rep Looking For A New Opportunity?

Identify leads and open doors for BigUp Creative, an integrated marketing powerhouse of four unique creative companies. You’ll have a modern, wide product offering to represent as you build relationships with targeted businesses and associations in the DC Metro area, focusing on the 270 corridor. 

This is an outside sales position, where you will rep established, award-winning companies providing design for print and web, video marketing and training, large format displays and exhibits, and e-commerce and interactive websites. The position offers a base salary, benefits, and a great commission structure.

Salespeople with 2+ years in the creative field or related industry are encouraged to apply. Contact Doug Angell at

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