EFI Set to Welcome Business Transformers to EFI Connect Next Week
FOSTER CITY, CA—April 5, 2012—EFI is in final preparation for the Connect users’ conference, taking place April 10-13 at the Wynn Las Vegas. Connect enables print industry leaders from around the world to attend educational sessions, test drive the latest EFI products, voice their opinions at user group meetings, discuss industry trends, and network with peers.
With more than 150 class sessions covering MIS/ERP, Web-to-Print systems, inkjet and label solutions, and Fiery technology, attendees will have access to the latest product training from company experts. They will be able to supplement the classroom learning with live demos in the lab area, where EFI will highlight its complete portfolio, including fully integrated, end-to-end workflows..
Leading industry partners will have their latest products on display. Ricoh is this year’s Platinum sponsor. Canon U.S.A., Kodak, Konica Minolta, SmartLinc and xpedx are Gold sponsors. Flexcon, Hybrid Software, Metamation, Metrix, MGI and Unisource are Bronze sponsors; and Honle UV America Inc. is a sponsor.
“We’re in final preparation for another great Connect event, and look forward to interacting with our customers, including an extra large group of international customers,” said Frank Mallozzi, senior vice president of worldwide sales and marketing at EFI. “Attendees will be busy for three-plus days with high-caliber educational sessions, lively keynote speakers, hands-on demos and discussions, user group meetings, and more.”
This year’s event kicks off with an opening keynote by EFI CEO Guy Gecht at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 10, followed later at 5 p.m. by Shutterfly President and CEO Jeffrey Housenbold in a “fireside chat” with Gecht. On Wednesday morning, April 11, attendees will hear the “State of the APPS portfolio” address from Senior VP and GM Marc Olin. Later that day, Gecht will host a conversation with Robert Schlacter, vice president of copy and print operations and services at Staples.
For the full schedule and to register, visit www.efi.com/Connect.
EFI is a world leader in customer-focused digital printing innovation. EFI's award-winning solutions, integrated from creation to print, deliver increased performance, cost savings and productivity. The company's robust product portfolio includes Fiery digital print controllers and solutions; VUTEk superwide digital inkjet printers, UV and solvent inks; Rastek UV wide-format inkjet printers; Jetrion industrial inkjet printing systems; print production workflow and business process automation software; and corporate printing solutions..