Largest-Ever EFI Connect Conference Nearly Sold Out
FOSTER CITY, CA—Jan. 9, 2013—EFI announced that Connect 2013 is nearly sold out, and 100 precent of its partner exhibit space filled, with just a week to go before the event kicks off.
The event, which will take place on Jan. 15-18 at the Wynn Las Vegas, is the industry’s best venue for open dialogue and idea-exchange. Now in its 14th year, EFI Connect caters to graphic arts business leaders’ need for continued innovation, smarter operation and profitable growth opportunities.
“Businesses that have made it through the last few years have done so by committing to higher-value services and cost-effective operations,” said Frank Mallozzi, senior vice president of worldwide sales and marketing at EFI. “We are completely focused on getting our customers to achieve those goals, and that is reflected in the high number of registrations for this year’s Connect event.”
Graphic arts professionals from nearly every segment of the industry will attend to learn from the more than 150 sessions covering MIS/ERP software, Web-to-print systems, industrial inkjet printers, and Fiery technology. The keynote sessions feature prominent innovators and experts:
- EFI CEO Guy Gecht will close out the first day of Connect by hosting a fireside discussion with Industry pioneer and Landa Corp. Chairman and CEO Benny Landa.
- On January 16, renowned industry analyst and educator Frank Romano will discuss industry trends with a panel of print professionals.
- EFI Fiery Senior Vice President and General Manager Toby Weiss will conduct a panel discussion featuring industry press and analysts at Connect, and EFI Productivity Software Senior Vice President and General Manager Marc Olin will present an update on EFI’s expanding portfolio.
EFI Connect has become a must-attend industry event because of its unique offering of innovative technologies and industry thought leadership. In addition to featuring VUTEk wide-format and Jetrion inkjet production printers, the event will include a newly enhanced line of JDF-certified Fiery digital front-ends, as well as a complete lineup of EFI Productivity Software products.
In addition, EFI Partners participating in Connect include: Bunting Magnetics, Carlson Advisors, Esko, Honle UV America, KIP America, Kodak, Konica Minolta, MBM Corp., Metrix Software, MGI, Ricoh, Xerox, xpedx and Zund.
Connect offers business leaders extensive educational sessions and opportunities to form long-term relationships with industry peers, discuss issues that matter and share business, process and revenue ideas. Live demos in the lab area will feature fully integrated, end-to-end workflows. And as always, the event will include user group meetings and numerous networking opportunities.
For more information and to register for Connect 2013, visit www.efi.com/connect.
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.