Graphic Users Association Conference to ‘Share Knowledge, Drive Results’

ROCHESTER, NY—Dec. 14, 2011—In January 2012, Kodak’s customers and users from the commercial printing, publishing and packaging industries will gather at the Graphic Users Association (GUA) North American Conference to learn about maximizing their investments, new solutions, industry best practices and services that will enable attendees to drive results. The GUA Conference is open to GUA members, Kodak customers and companies interested in learning more about Kodak Solutions.

This year’s conference, themed “Sharing Knowledge to Drive Results,” will take place Jan. 16-20, 2012, at the Hotel InterContinental in New Orleans. The first two days will include a focus on GUA University, where classes provide attendees with an excellent opportunity to obtain in-depth training on ways to increase efficiency and productivity. Classes are filling up fast and often close out early.

In addition to university courses, the GUA Conference includes motivational keynote speakers, discussion sessions, subject matter expert roundtables and panels. The GUA Innovation Technology Lab, open throughout the event, highlights Kodak Solutions and Services, partner solutions, workflow demos and new applications. The conference represents a great investment for graphic communications professionals and printing businesses.

“This year’s conference is all about expanding community and knowledge sharing,” said Tom Clifford, President, GUA. “The newly designed conference enables a broader range of participants from around the graphic communications industry to share best practices, learn new ways to improve profitability and productivity and, ultimately, expand their professional network to grow their business.”

Co-sponsored by Kodak, the GUA Conference is open to GUA members, Kodak’s customers and companies using or interested in Kodak Solutions and Services. Attendees are able to connect directly with Kodak’s product managers and executives, industry thought leaders and partners during educational sessions and in the Innovation Technology Lab. Attendees will hear about trends, business best practices, optimizing marketing campaigns, latest services and end-to-end solutions in digital print, workflow, packaging, publishing, and commercial printing. Session topics include:

  • Getting Business—Growing Your Revenue,
  • Print & Mobile Media,
  • Making Money from Web-to-print,
  • The Future of Workflow Solutions (includes PRINERGY 6 Preview),
  • Packaging Opportunities in Offset and Flexo, and
  • Drupa preview.

“The GUA Conference sets itself apart each year by providing the industry with an intimate forum for sharing best practices and on-on-one conversations with Kodak’s solutions managers and executive team,” said Clifford. “The GUA University Classes, roundtable and panelist discussions, and dedicated time with Kodak’s technical personnel and leadership represent valuable resources that help attendees understand new workflow models and discover new ways to automate their businesses.”

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