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PRINT 13 to Debut New and "Reimagined" Show Floor Attractions

February 13, 2013
RESTON, VA—February 13, 2013—Attendees at PRINT 13 slated for September 8-12, 2013 in Chicago's McCormick Place will find a host of new and exciting show floor attractions that demonstrate this year's "Innovate, Integrate, Communicate" theme. PRINT 13 is recognized as the year's comprehensive exhibition for digital, offset, flexo and hybrid technologies, products and services for the commercial, package printing and converting, display, in-plant, transactional, publishing, mailing, photo imaging and marketing industries.

Among the debuting and newly "re-imagined" show floor attractions at PRINT 13 is DELIVER—The NEW Mailing & Fulfillment Center, sponsored by United States Postal Service (USPS) and Association of Marketing Service Providers (AMSP), formerly MFSA.  Still the world's largest mailing show anywhere, here attendees will find an unprecedented one-stop resource for all the latest equipment, software and supplies, research, market data, best practices and solutions for bridging print with

Also new for 2013 is Photo Finish—The Photo Imaging Pavilion, sponsored by Photo Imaging News and SPI Convention & Shoot-Out which will feature leading suppliers of: services for photo, photo book, wide-format and all-sized imaging, creation, finishing related equipment, products, software, substrates, and more.

Another exciting new feature for this year's show is Sidelines—The Expanded Revenue Streams Pavilion, sponsored by Print + Promo Magazine.  For attendees seeking to expand their range of service offerings, here they will discover a full gamut of new revenue sources from specially printed products to a vast array of advertising

Responding to the burgeoning profit opportunities in wide-format printing, PRINT 13 will unveil BIG—The NEW Wide-Format Pavilion, sponsored by the International Sign Association (ISA).  In this dedicated show floor section attendees will see and explore the hottest output equipment, software, media/substrates, inks, finishing equipment and supplies, plus new applications and innovations from which to expand and profit.

These innovative new show floor attractions join familiar favorites including the popular Marketing Pavilion, sponsored by the Chicago American Marketing Association and Canvas Magazine, where attendees will find daily fast-paced 'hot topic' sessions in The Marketing Theater along with a myriad of resources and networking opportunities for today's marketers.  Additionally eight other special interest sections on the show floor include:  News Print-the newspaper pavilion, sponsored by News & Tech, a dedicated show floor section for  newspaper printers and production executives; The In-Plant Place sponsored by IPMA, exclusively for In-Plant and Print Center pros from every industry segment-Government, Corporate and Education-to come meet, unwind, learn, share, and more; Future Print, sponsored by Flex Tech Alliance, featuring today's hottest technologies including Printed Electronics, 3-D printing and RFID; GREENspace, a showcase on sustainability and eco-friendly products and services; the Prepress/Software: Workflow & Design and Press/Finishing sections; the Printerverse, sponsored by PrintMediaCentr, for the ultimate "social media" face-to-face; and, Education Main Street, for attendees seeking well-educated, talented industry newcomers to augment their company's workforce.

Significantly for this year's show, and in recognition of the ever-growing package printing segment of the graphic communications industry, is the strategic co-location of CPP EXPO at PRINT 13 that will present for attendees the full breadth of converting and package printing exhibitors, technologies and offerings. Show goers planning to attend either PRINT 13 or CPP EXPO will gain single-pass entry to both events, along with unprecedented industry networking opportunities among the 50 co-located events to be held in tandem with PRINT 13.

For additional information about PRINT 13, visit:
About Graphic Arts Show Company (GASC)
PRINT 13 is produced by the Graphic Arts Show Company (GASC).  GASC is owned by the National Association for Printing Leadership (NAPL), NPES The Association for Suppliers of Printing, Publishing and Converting Technologies (NPES), and the Printing Industries of America. GASC is located at 1899 Preston White Drive, Reston, VA 20191,  telephone: (703) 264-7200, fax: (703) 620-9187, e-mail:


CPP EXPO, produced and managed by H.A. Bruno. H.A. Bruno with its U.S. headquarters in Paramus, NJ, has extensive experience in producing and managing trade shows and conferences that create results-oriented markets for buyers and sellers in the following industries: converting and packaging materials, information technology, and franchise business. For information on attending, presenting or exhibiting at CPP EXPO, contact Leo Nadolske at telephone: (201) 881-1632 or e-mail:

Source: CPP.


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