INTERQUEST’s 2012 New York Digital Book Printing Forum Coming in March

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA—Jan. 26, 2012—INTERQUEST, a leading market and technology research and consulting firm serving the digital printing and publishing industry, announced that the 2012 Digital Book Printing Forum will be held on Tuesday, March 20, 2012, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Marriott Marquis New York. It will run in conjunction with the Publishing Business Conference & Expo, produced annually by Book Business magazine.

According to David Davis, a director at INTERQUEST, “We are fortunate to have brought together the major players across the book publishing supply chain for the past six years during a period of time when digital book manufacturing has become a critical ingredient for publishers and book printers. It has given our attendees a uniquely intimate view of this important aspect of the industry, and we are excited to reconvene in New York again this year and hear about the progress and innovation suppliers, manufacturers, and publishers are making.”

In the morning session, the keynote will be followed by a presentation from INTERQUEST featuring updates and key results from recent market research on digital book printing in North America. Attendees will then hear from a panel of representative from leading book printers who will discuss their experiences with digital printing and their views of the market.

The afternoon portion of the program features a panel of representatives from leading printing systems vendors who will present an update on their company strategy and developments in the book market. They will also discuss topics and issues key to the growth of digital printing.

The vendor presentation will be followed by a special session centered on workflow, finishing, and paper/ink developments and challenges. Key players in book publishing will then discuss their views for managing supply chain using digital printing, as well as publishing trends and challenges.