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‘Print Delivers’ Seminar Series Heading to Seattle

July 13, 2011
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SEATTLE—July 13, 2011—Top advertising agency executives and media/marketing decision makers in the Northwest area will have the opportunity to hear experts from major companies present case studies, facts and expertise during “Print Delivers NW” on July 26, 2011, in Seattle.

Presentations will focus on how print integrates and energizes multichannel marketing and targeted campaigns, on the ROI of print media and how print on paper is an environmentally friendly medium due to its renewability and recyclability.

“Print Delivers NW” will be held at the Seattle Asian Art Museum from 2-6 p.m., including presentations, exhibitor tables and a networking reception.

Speakers and topics:

Lynn Kraus, senior manager procurement group, Commercial Print and Starbucks Card, Starbucks Coffee Co.—As a leading proponent of responsible print, Kraus will share her insights into the value of print and its place in the media mix for Starbucks Coffee in its communication to customers. She will explore ways that the company integrates print with new digital media, explain its commitment to a sustainable print platform, and present a specific case study of a successful marketing campaign.

David Mastervich, manager of catalogs, periodicals, and saturation mail, U.S. Postal Service—Mastervich will present inspiring facts on the effectiveness of print through case studies showcasing cross-media campaigns with ROI data of 19-3000% from Dell, Wild Dunes, Feld Entertainment, and other world-class companies.

Scott Dubois, president, pidalia—In his “Cross-Media World, an Evolution” talk, Dubois will address the challenges that marketing specifiers face in today’s business climate: the realities of the media world today, effective processes to gain market share, and thoughts on what the future holds. There will be a special segment on case studies and mistakes to avoid to help attendees with practical application.

Ian Hanna, director of business development for FSC-US, and Penny Machinski, environmental manager for West Linn Paper—The duo will discuss the environmental impact of paper and print from the forest through the production floor and offer advice for maximizing the sustainability and marketability of a print campaign.

Exhibiting companies will include Mohawk Paper, Hewlett Packard, Neenah, Unisource, xpedx/IP, PrintWest, U.S. Postal Service, West Linn Paper, PPI, Xerox and Media Inc.

The “Print Delivers” seminar series for marketing and media specifiers—including “Print Delivers NW”—is produced by The Print Council and its supporters in the graphic arts industry, and has been presented in major cities across the United States.

About West Linn Paper
West Linn Paper Co. is an independent manufacturer of coated free-sheet web paper and is the oldest active paper mill and the only coated free-sheet manufacturer in the western United States.  The high-quality Sonoma and Capistrano brands are well-known and well-respected in the printing industry for their print quality and runnability. West Linn Paper Company offers both FSC- and SFI-certified products and the Nature Web and Nature Plus lines deliver environmentally sustainable, FSC-certified recycled papers with 10-30 percent PCW content.  West Linn Paper Company products are sold throughout North America and are used for high-end advertising materials, direct mail, magazines, catalogs and book publishing. For more information on West Linn Paper, visit www.westlinnpaper.com.

About Pacific Printing Industries Association
Pacific Printing Industries (PPI) Association is the non profit trade association representing and advocating for the visual communications industry in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Alaska and Hawaii. It is an affiliate of Printing Industries of America. PPI promotes profitability and responsibility for those individuals and firms who specify, create and produce messaging in print. This is accomplished through education, facilitating networking, partner programs and savings, legislative presence, marketing and more. Learn more about PPI at ppiassociation.org.

About The Print Council
The Print Council is a business development alliance dedicated to promoting the greater use of print media. Formed by leaders across the spectrum of the graphic arts industry, The Print Council’s goal is to influence and promote the greater use of print media through education, awareness, market development, advocacy and research. The Print Council fully funds Print in the Mix, the clearinghouse of print media effectiveness available at www.printinthemix.com. Learn more about The Print Council at www.theprintcouncil.org

Source: Print Council.
 
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