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Go Media is a creative agency from Cleveland, Ohio that specializes in branding, print design, art direction, and web development. We’re the ones who put on Weapons of Mass Creation Fest. We also sell stock art, templates, and design files to fellow designers on the Arsenal and write articles and tutorials on the GoMediaZine.

Neoventures is an evolutionary event creation, design and management firm with a passion for creativity, community and integration of the latest experiential technologies and applications.

The National Poster Retrospecticus is a traveling show of more than 300 hand-printed event posters from over 100 of the most prominent poster designers in the USA.

The NPR is produced by JP Boneyard; a poster designer and enthusiast who has been setting up art and music events since 1998. While some form of The NPR goes back as far as 2006, the current format took shape in the Spring of 2012. Our mission is to celebrate posters, the made-by-hand aesthetic and help spread that enthusiasm around the world. We wanna travel everywhere!

Adobe makes tools for people with endless talent, creativity and imagination so they can realize their creative vision. With our established desktop software— including Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign—and our new mobile apps—Ideas and Kuler—we want to be a part of the creative process from the spark of an idea to the execution of it.  We are proud to be sponsoring WMC Fest this year, including  this year’s WMC InkWars.

Jakprints is an independently owned and operated company that proudly calls Cleveland, Ohio, home. We specialize in custom full-color offset and digital printing, apparel printing, wide format printing and sticker production. We pride ourselves on our friendly customer service, and ability to offer a high-quality product at an affordable rate.

Skin care for bald men? Sure, at first it grows, but soon it goes! Search the web for “bald products”, “bald skin care” or use whatever phrase suits your “follically challenged” needs and discover for yourself what thousands now know . . . whether you are completely, mostly or even just a little bit bald, BEE BALD MAN CARE PRODUCTS are the single source skin care solution for both your head and face.

Real Thread is a screen printing shop that prints shirts that people love to wear and love to talk about. By using water based and discharge inks, we make superior, retail quality garments.

Columbia College Chicago is the largest and most diverse private, nonprofit arts and media college in the nation with  10,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Columbia College offers more than 100 programs taught by accomplished, award-winning faculty. At Columbia, students learn to transform their passions into successful careers as part of the world’s next generation of artists and innovators.

MailChimp helps you design email newsletters, share them on social networks, integrate with services you already use, and track your results. It’s like your own personal publishing platform. We make email marketing fun.

Councilman Matt Zone grew up in the Detroit Shoreway neighborhood on Cleveland’s near west side and was elected to office in November of 2001. Councilman Zone chairs Cleveland City Council’s Safety Committee and is a member of the Development, Planning and Sustainability; Workforce Community Benefits; Finance and Operations Committees.

Earnest believes that creativity keeps the world moving forward. And we sell the nuts and bolts that hold it together.

Virb, a (mt) Media Temple-owned website builder providing creatives, makers and content creators with an easy-to-use, scalable platform for their craft to live and grow online. Virb’s website creation tool kit, innovative feature set, and stunning pre-designed themes bring simplicity back into creatives’ digital lives by taking the work out of website building, thus allowing them to focus on making their great ideas happen.

Mama’s Sauce is a gourmet print shop that uses only the finest wholesome ingredients to make letterpress & silkscreen paper goods. From their HQ in Orlando, Florida, they collaborate with designers, illustrators, and other creatives from all over the world to produce the best business cards, posters, and stationery this side of glory.

We power payments for many of your favorite companies, and help make great apps like Uber, Fab and Airbnb possible. We build tools that forever change the way people buy and sell. We have a large range of design opportunities from creating new interfaces, to launching new products, to producing sweet laptop stickers. No matter what we’re working on, our goal is to solve problems and create opportunities to improve the way we present Braintree.

The Cleveland Institute of Art is an accredited, independent college of art and design offering 15 majors in studio art, digital art, craft disciplines, and design. CIA extends its programming to the public through gallery exhibitions; artist/designer lectures; a robust continuing education program; and the Cinematheque, a nationally recognized year-round art and independent film program.

CIA offers majors in Animation, Biomedical Art, Ceramics, Drawing, Game Design, Glass, Graphic Design, Illustration, Industrial Design, Interior Architecture, Jewelry+Metals, Painting, Photography/Video, Printmaking, and Sculpture+Expanded Media.

Cleveland Public Theatre’s mission is to raise consciousness and nurture compassion through ground breaking theatrical performances and life-changing educational programs. CPT develops new, adventurous theatre and nurtures Northeastern Ohio artists – particularly those whose work is inventive, intelligent, and socially conscious.

Go Media, the driving force behind WMC Fest, started the Arsenal in 2006 as a way to sell leftover illustrations as stock art. Since then it has grown to an industry leader in boutique tools and resources for the graphic designer. The Arsenal sells stock vectors, mockup templates, tutorials, ebooks, textures, fonts, and other items to help designers in their creative process.

VGKids is the official shirt sponsor of WMC Fest. We make stunning shirts, hoodies, totes, vinyl stickers, concert posters, postcards, business cards, music packaging, and more. We’ve worked with everyone from IBM to Coca-Cola to Mercedes. Mega corps are fine but the people we really love are indie designers and DIYers, self-publishers and hackers, malcontents and visionaries. Like you, we believe a better world is possible and we’re working hard

Dropbox simplifies the work and personal lives of millions of people by letting them bring their documents, photos, and videos anywhere and share them easily. The service has more than 300 million users and is used in over 4 million businesses, with 1 billion files saved per day. Dropbox for Business allows employees to securely share and collaborate and is used by companies like BCBG, Eventbrite, National Geographic, Spotify, and Under Armour. Dropbox was founded in San Francisco in 2007 by Drew Houston and Arash Ferdowsi. For more information, please visit https://www.dropbox.com/press.

Speedpro Imaging Cleveland – West is a large-format printing firm based in Westlake, OH. We design, print and install extreme-quality graphics on anything bigger than a breadbox or smaller than the moon. From wall murals to vehicle wraps to event signage and trade show displays, we’re the guys who help small businesses make big statements–so it should go without saying that we’re thrilled to help put on WMCFest 5. Let’s make things happen, CLE+.

We are designers, writers and brand strategists. We seek out the innovators. Those unsatisfied with the status quo. Because they’re making a difference. And they make the best partners. They fit our values. Our spirit of imagination. We spend our days helping them build their brands by telling better stories. And connecting them to the people they impact in a human way. So they can rise above the noise and win the battles they need to win.

Mary Kate McDevitt is an illustrator and letterer based in Brooklyn, NY. Mary Kate works on a variety of projects including; ad campaigns, editorial work, book covers and paper goods and has worked for clients including; Nintendo, Chronicle Books, Sesame Street, Penguin Books, Fast Company and Oprah Magazine.

Rogue Eyewear is a unique perspective in sun wear told through various collections of deliberately thought out, wearable shades. We follow the philosophy of sophisticated style, refined design, and deep colors, to present a timeless and classic product to you.

fPush your boundaries, redefine your limits, and escape the traditional path. It’s time to go Rogue.

Sticker Mule is the easiest way to buy custom stickers. With print runs starting at $47 for 50 custom stickers, they aim to be the Internet’s favorite sticker printer.

Located in the heart of sunny Cleveland, Ohio, ImageLab Media Services offers full-service graphic arts support services to the advertising and marketing industries. From large format printing to packaging and point-of-sale to trade shows and presentations, we will work with you to create customized solutions designed to fulfill your unique needs. Give us a call at 216-357-7420 or stop by the Lab. We’d love to meet you.

Jakprints is an independently owned and operated company that proudly calls Cleveland, Ohio, home. We specialize in custom full-color offset and digital printing, apparel printing, wide format printing and sticker production. We pride ourselves on our friendly customer service, and ability to offer a high-quality product at an affordable rate.

Big Cartel is a simple shopping cart for artists. It’s easy to use and customizable, so you can spend less time working on your online shop, and more time doing what you love.

Virb, a (mt) Media Temple-owned website builder providing creatives, makers and content creators with an easy-to-use, scalable platform for their craft to live and grow online. Virb’s website creation tool kit, innovative feature set, and stunning pre-designed themes bring simplicity back into creatives’ digital lives by taking the work out of website building, thus allowing them to focus on making their great ideas happen.

Columbia College Chicago is the largest and most diverse private, nonprofit arts and media college in the nation with  10,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Columbia College offers more than 100 programs taught by accomplished, award-winning faculty. At Columbia, students learn to transform their passions into successful careers as part of the world’s next generation of artists and innovators.

Gumroad empowers creators of all kinds – writers, comic book artists, musicians, designers, filmmakers, and anyone in-between – to make a living doing what they love.

Big Cartel is a simple shopping cart for artists. It’s easy to use and customizable, so you can spend less time working on your online shop, and more time doing what you love.

Great Lakes Brewing Company ® is a principle-centered, environmentally respectful and socially conscious company committed to crafting fresh, flavorful, high-quality beer and food for the enjoyment of our customers. We aspire to maintain our status as the premier craft brewery in the Great Lakes region and are dedicated to uncompromising service, continuous improvement, and innovative consumer education.

Earth Fare – the healthy supermarket. What sets Earth Fare apart from other stores is the list of things we don’t offer…like any products containing high fructose corn syrup, trans fats, artificial colors and sweeteners, and synthetic growth hormones in fresh meat and dairy. We believe food should be as close to the ground as it gets, and we are proud to read the labels so you don’t have to!

Gypsy Beans & Baking Co, a traditionally styled European coffee house and bistro, is an independent, locally owned bakery café located in the Gordon Square Arts District in the Detroit Shoreway Neighborhood. Featuring select locally Roasted Coffees, a variety of Pastries & Desserts, and a Bistro Menu that focuses on the freshest seasonal ingredients prepared with worldly influences.

Gypsy Beans & Baking Co. is located on the Southeast corner of West 65th and Detroit Avenue and is open:

Monday – Saturday: 7:00am – 9:00pm
Sunday: 9:00am – 9:00pm

Anna Harouvis is well known for creating masterpieces through her cooking. Her focus on raw ingredients, coupled with a true organic, clean style of cooking has taken her customers through a culinary journey.  Anna’s eclectic style has landed her spots on a variety of major networks showcasing her culinary creations including Good Company, Cleveland Magazine and Live Well magazine.

Anna grew up in the kitchen, watching her Greek immigrant grandmother preparing  dinners. It wasn’t long before she had mastered the family recipes.  “Cooking is what we did in our family,” says Chef Anna Harouvis, “when other kids were going out to play after school, I was making dinner for my brothers.”

Her father, who owned and operated The London Bar and Grill  which was once located in downtown Cleveland across from Public Square, taught Anna about the food industry and how to run a business.

Anna followed in her family’s footsteps and for the last 18 years has owned and operated Good To Go Cafe located in the IMG Building in downtown Cleveland. The cafe serves breakfast and lunch utilizing local and organic food and caters to many health conscious businesses in the Greater Cleveland area.  Chef Anna maintains nutritious food and longevity as her company’s standard, listing the cities highest performing athletes like the Cleveland Cavaliers and The Cleveland Indians as her customers.

It is her passion for creating meals with fresh and organic foods that inspired her to begin her raw foods line, Anna in the Raw.  Everyone from acclaimed chefs, celebrities and athletes have embraced her for her creative concept dishes.

With so many medical problems, more people are becoming aware of healthy living practices. “Raw cooking is the cornerstone of healthy living. It is about maintaining the integrity of the food. Raw food is the fountain of youth,” says Anna.

Chef Anna continues to define the raw lifestyle concept in her hometown of Cleveland with her own line of Kale Chips which offer a delicious and health conscious alternative to snacks and a line of juices designed to re-energize and cleanse the body of toxins and support the healthy decision to change unhealthy habits.  Her raw juice cleanse is quickly becoming popular and is used by several well-known local chefs.

XYZ the Tavern is Detroit Shoreway’s neighborhood tavern. We offer 24 craft beers on tap, over 100 varieties of whiskey and bourbon, as well as delicious comfort food from scratch at an affordable price.

Join us for happy hour, dinner and drinks. Our kitchen is open daily until 2 a.m. Lunch is available Wednesday – Friday starting at 11:30 a.m. We also serve Saturday & Sunday Brunch from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. featuring house-made Bloody Marys and specialty Mimosas.

Have you heard about XYZ Serious Slice New York style pizza?All pies are $10 on Monday! Click here for more information!

Think there’s no such thing as great BBQ in Cleveland? Think again! House-smoked right in the back of the restaurant, our recipe is sure to please! Check out our offerings here, then come over and try some!

Our mission is to support & preserve Cleveland’s popular music culture, enrich local social welfare & economic growth by stimulating music-centered initiatives.

BravoArtist’s mission is to provide fans and local communities with concerts that are genre-diverse, nostalgic, and well organized. We hope to develop artists long-term careers in a manner that is consistent with their creative philosophy and vision. With a staff made up of managers, agents, artists, and avid concert-goers; we understand the full perspective of how to provide fans with a great concert experience.

ADC is a nonprofit membership organization committed to educating, inspiring, and connecting the global creative community.

“We are expanding the world’s influence on design through intense design curriculum with great creative minds to drive like-mind individuals toward a successful lifestyle in a career focused program at Virginia Marti College of Art and Design”

I got into photography as a kid, after my dad picked up a Minolta 3000i. Maybe that’s a little too far back. I got into photography, professionally, around 2007. Even though I’ve wanted to be a photographer since I found out that it was an option, I seem to have fallen into most of my work.

My cousin roped me into shooting her wedding, and I’ve shot dozens since then. I had friends in a band, so I shot concerts. When they gave up the glamorous life of unsigned punk musicians and developed a passion for hockey, I started shooting sports. And when I met some local photojournalists at a lecture, I discovered that working for newspapers meant that I could cover all sorts of amazing events (and the occasional dog parade, but hey, we pay our dues.)

Neighborly is a boutique online shop featuring thoughtful home goods, gifts and artwork for urban Midwesterners. We are committed to sourcing products that are “neighborly” in that they’re beneficial to the communities they’re made in and the people that make them, usually this means indie or hand-made, and/or with eco-friendly or repurposed materials. Neighborly is owned and operated by the city neighborhood map makers, Ork Posters.

BluePay serves creatives and entrepreneurs alike, to help with payment processing services that are right for their business. Our extensive experience and expertise helps you get the lowest rates, so that you can save money while safely accepting all major credit cards, debit cards and ACH payments for increased profits and improved business.

Coffee & Code is a passionate, experienced, well-connected digital consultancy and development studio. We’ve helped startups succeed, built solutions for major players in the digital print industry, created a web presence for new companies, and supported existing teams to get better results, faster.

As supporters of our local tech community, we run / speak at meetups, volunteer at events, and sponsor what we want to see more of in the world.

NetX Internet is a leading fixed Wireless Internet service provider in Northeast Ohio. NetX delivers fast and reliable, Internet access securely to businesses. We build and operate high capacity Wi-Fi networks for corporate locations, malls, stadiums and public events. Unlike other Internet service providers, we own our entire network and are not dependent on the cable and phone networks to provide affordable broadband for business.

We are a fusion of both artistic and technically talented people that are continually driven in our passion for making artwork. Built on years of experimentation, we unleash our creative spirit to provide clients with custom-crafted, cutting-edge, and dynamic imagery. We are specialists in the multi-disciplinary arts of 3D Visualization, Animation, and Motion Graphics and work to ensure our work captures the heart of our client’s concepts.

The Sewing Party is the first live, online sewing and crafting event of it’s kind. Thousands of creative minds will come together on November 8, 2014 for over 30 inspiring online sewing and crafting classes.

Since its beginnings in 1995, Busy Beaver Button Co. has gone from a one-woman operation in Christen Carter’s college apartment to a company with fifteen employees. Over the last 17 years, the Busy Beaver crew has overseen over 60,000 designs and produced millions upon millions of custom buttons for clients like Brooklyn Brewery, NBC Entertainment, The Art Institute of Chicago, Threadless,WordPress as well as thousands of bands, non-profits, small businesses and other great folks.

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