InDesign for the A/E/C Professional: Beyond the Basics

April 24, 2019
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

New Horizons
1900 S. State College Blvd. #100
Anaheim, CA 92806
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Workshop Details

Calling all A/E/C InDesigners! We are bringing back our popular intermediate-level InDesign Workshop and invite you to refine your expertise with better workflow and new skills. Our training session will review some of the topics covered in previous trainings and include some new topics. 

This classroom-style, interactive course will provide each attendee with their own computer to follow along with a very special instructor, Julie Shaffer. With this interactive, workshop-style session, participants will have access to training files and resources.


8 am to 12pm: Intermediate InDesign CC 2019 for A/E/C Proposals

  • Basic InDesign Refresh
  • Efficient Ways to Create Project Sheets,
    Resumes, Schedules, and Organizational
    charts with:
    • Paragraph, Character, and Object Styles
      (with new features!)
    • Next and Nested Styles
    • Cell and Table Styles
  • Table of Contents (and creative ways to
    use the feature)
  • CC Libraries
  • Best Practices
  • Tips and Tricks

12pm - 1pm: Hour break for lunch (lunch not provided)

1pm - 5pm: Advanced InDesign CC 2019 for Proposals

  • Scripts
  • GREP
  • Custom Dictionaries
  • Conditional Text for managing master
    documents (resumes, etc.)
  • Text Variables
  • Word + InDesign
  • Effects
  • Best Practices
  • Tips and Tricks


Your instructor


Julie Shaffer, CPSM

Julie Shaffer, CPSM, founded Shaffer Creative in 2012 with a vision: to provide creative marketing and graphic design solutions through communication strategy, company branding, photography and data management. Julie's work has been recognized with state and national awards for marketing collateral and graphic design.

As an Adobe Certified Expert in In Design CC, Julie is known for developing extensive style formatting for project efficiency and completion. She is the go-to expert for hands-on learning and has provided multiple software presentations for SMPS Fort Worth and conferences throughout the United States.

"Shaffer Creative’s InDesign course was extremely helpful in learning shortcuts, tips and tricks for how to best use InDesign. Julie was a great instructor and not only showed us how to efficiently work in InDesign, but she also reinforced our knowledge by having us repeat each lesson. It was an effective method that helped me learn the right way to properly set up my workspace in InDesign, and I know it will definitely help me be more efficient in the future when working on proposals!” - CARA PILGRIM | BAIRD, HAMPTON & BROWN



$425.00 Non-Member
$400.00 Earlybird rate before April 12

$325.00 Member
$300.00 Earlybird rate before April 12

$325.00 Member not from Orange County Chapter
$300.00 Earlybird rate before April 12