EFI and AMSP/NAPL/NAQP to Co-Locate EFI Connect and Executive Leadership Summit in 2015
FREMONT, CA—June 10, 2014—EFI, a world leader in customer-focused digital printing innovation, and graphic communications industry association AMSP/NAPL/NAQP has announced that EFI Connect and the AMSP/NAPL/NAQP Executive Leadership Summit (formerly the AMSP Winter Conference and NAPL Top Management Conference) will hold concurrent events in 2015. Bringing the two events together is meant to deepen the practical and educational experience of all attendees.
Both conferences are geared to keep business owners, CEOs, and management teams up to speed on the latest trends, technologies, and management skills needed to grow and thrive in an evolving industry. Joining the AMSP/NAPL/NAQP Executive Leadership Summit and EFI Connect will give audiences for both events a richer experience with access to a broader range of resources, including several shared programs available to registrants of either conference.
The joint expertise of EFI, NAPL, AMSP, and NAQP addresses every facet of industry business and technology management. This includes strategic and operational topics, as well as sales and marketing issues. Attendees will continue to benefit from each event’s highly praised networking and informational exchanges, where business owners and production managers share their valuable experiences. Now, they will be able to draw from an even wider audience.
“These are just a few of the benefits to joining the two conferences,” said Frank Tueckmantel, vice president of corporate marketing for EFI. “We see this new event emerging as the industry’s ultimate thought-leadership conference.”
Joseph P. Truncale, Ph.D., president and CEO of AMSP/NAPL/NAQP also added: “Offering AMSP, NAPL, and NAQP members a broader experience is something we have continually strived for. Now we have the means to make it not just our best conference, but the best conference the industry has to offer for CEOs and their management teams.”
The joint 2015 conferences will be held at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas. EFI Connect will be held January 20-23; AMSP/NAPL/NAQP Executive Leadership Summit will be January 19-22. Further details about the joint events will be announced shortly.
About EFI Connect
At EFI’s annual users’ conference business leaders worldwide gather to participate in educational sessions, receive hands-on experience, discuss industry trends, network with peers, voice their opinions and learn from others. The conference includes more than 200 breakout and general sessions, panel discussions and user group meetings. User group sessions allow companies to learn how other businesses are dealing with many of the same challenges they face on a daily basis. Connect brings together more than 100 product and business experts to train, consult and discuss the use of EFI’s products and services.
About the AMSP/NAPL/NAQP Executive Leadership Summit
Bringing together the former AMSP Executive Conference and NAPL Top Management Conference, the AMSP/NAPL/NAQP Executive Leadership Summit offers leaders from printing, mailing, fulfillment, and marketing services organizations an opportunity to work on strategies that will help businesses grow and become more successful. Powerful keynote speakers, general sessions, and a wide-ranging program of breakout sessions make this a must-attend event for those who wish to advance as industry leaders. Plus, an exclusive vendor showcase featuring the association’s Gold Partners provides a hands-on look at the latest industry solutions.
EFI is a worldwide provider of products, technology and services leading the transformation of analog to digital imaging. Based in Silicon Valley, with offices around the globe, the company’s powerful integrated product portfolio includes digital front-end servers; superwide, wide-format, label and ceramic inkjet presses and inks; production workflow, Web-to-print, and business automation software; and office, enterprise and mobile cloud solutions. These products allow users to produce, communicate and share information in an easy and effective way, and enable businesses to increase their profits, productivity, and efficiency.
AMSP/NAPL/NAQP offers a comprehensive slate of business-building solutions that provides leaders of today’s printing, mailing, fulfillment, and marketing services providers with management tools and learning and professional development opportunities to help them make informed business decisions in an ever-changing market environment. Founded in 1921, The Association of Marketing Service Providers (AMSP) served as the national trade association for the mailing and fulfillment services industry. Founded in 1933, The National Association for Printing Leadership (NAPL) served as a not-for-profit business management association representing companies in the $80+ billion commercial printing and graphic communications industry in North America, and served the quick and small printing business segment through the National Association of Quick Printers (NAQP). The associations merged on Jan. 1, 2014. AMSP/NAPL/NAQP maintains joint headquarters at One Meadowlands Plaza, Suite 1511, East Rutherford, NJ, 07073 and 1800 Diagonal Road, Suite 320, Alexandria, VA, 22314.
Source: EFI and AMSP/NAPL/NAQP.