2021 Sponsors 

DESIGN HEROS

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Trifecta! is an award-winning design, development, and marketing agency based in Lexington, Kentucky. They boldly design for print and web, skillfully develop web-based applications specific to your needs, and effectively market the results. They pride themselves on flexibility, attention to detail, and fresh approach to marketing and design.

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BORN is a strategic branding, design and advertising agency. We craft strategies, identities and experiences to connect great brands to people. We’re brand focused, design led and strategically driven.

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Zipie is a digital marketing agency that is radically committed to our clients. So whether you’re looking for digital marketing that produces ROI or a creative approach to a business problem (or both!), we’ve got you covered. We're able to tailor our advertising efforts to each of our clients that drives results and relationships.

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Oculus Studios is an award winning, Lexington, Kentucky based marketing and advertising agency creating meaningful marketing for your brand that people will fall in love with. Think of us as your new customer Cupid.

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The College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS) provides the intellectual foundation, programs, and experiences to prepare graduates to be engaged, ethical leaders through its commitment to liberal education, academic excellence, and the advancement of knowledge.

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Mediocre is an outfit of creative problem-solvers working together in central Kentucky. They ease branding and marketing headaches. 

DESIGN MENTORS

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Onefold is creative collective centered around design-thinking and problem solving. From brand identities to campaigns and projects, we help businesses, schools and organizations inspire, succeed and evolve. Our team is custom-assembled to meet the needs of every client individually.

DESIGN MUSES

To be announced soon!

DESIGN INSPIRERS

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Based in Lexington, Kentucky, Cricket Press creates limited-edition posters and prints, as well as design, illustration and hand-made ephemera.

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A 4th generation, family owned paper makers whose purpose is to make print more beautiful, effective and memorable.

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Poster House is dedicated to presenting the impact, culture, and design of posters, both as historical documents and methods of contemporary visual communication. Through temporary exhibitions, a growing permanent collection, and educational events, Poster House explores the enormous impact of posters on society and culture, and how they have been adapted to contemporary use. As the first poster museum in the United States, Poster House provides a space for inquiry for all those interested in design, advertising, and public interventions, with an aim to improving design literacy among the general public.

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The Historic RailPark & Train Museum and L&N Depot brings alive the magic and adventure of railroading everyday. This historic national landmark allows you to see, touch, hear and explore important railroad artifacts of our region’s heritage. Start your journey with a visit today!