EFI Connect Users’ Conference Set to Kick-off in Early August
FOSTER CITY, CA—07/15/2009—EFI (Nasdaq: EFII), the world leader in customer-focused digital printing innovation, will welcome customers to the tenth annual Connect users’ conference from August 2 to August 5 at the Wynn Las Vegas. Connect enables leaders from around the globe to attend more than 160 educational sessions, test drive the latest EFI products, voice their opinions at user group meetings, discuss industry trends, and network with peers.
“EFI Connect is the best place for our customers to provide direct feedback on our products and to help us set the feature priorities of upcoming versions,” said Marc Olin, senior vice president/general manager, EFI Advanced Professional Print Software (APPS). “We know that in this difficult economy everyone is being careful about how they spend money. Attending EFI Connect is a smart investment that helps print providers get the most they can out of what they already have. The event offers educational sessions, thought-provoking discussions and a hands-on look at innovative technologies that can make their businesses more profitable while positioning them for greater growth when the economy improves.”
The Connect lab will showcase the latest versions of EFI’s print MIS, web-to-print, proofing, and workflow offerings, and Fiery server and software solutions, with new integrations between the systems. A Jetrion 4000 digital label press will be on display as part of a special ‘open house’ event and panel discussion, as well as the VUTEk GS3200 superwide format UV printer.
To augment the lab demonstrations, Connect attendees will hear keynotes from EFI executives and industry veteran Linda Bishop. For the first time the educational track includes a Fiery Dealer Track.
The conference also features exhibits of the latest printing technologies from 10 industry leaders. Connect 2009’s Gold sponsor is xpedx, and the Silver sponsors are Adobe, Canon USA, Inc. and Kodak Graphic Communications Group. Other sponsors/exhibitors are: Global Imaging, Inc., Heidelberg, LithoTechnics Inc., SmartLinc Channel Sales, Thought Transformation, and Xerox Corporation.
For more information and to register for Connect 2009, go to www.efi.com/connect09/
EFI (www.efi.com) is the world leader in customer-focused digital printing innovation. EFI’s award-winning solutions, integrated from creation to print, deliver increased performance, cost savings and productivity. The company’s robust product portfolio includes Fiery® digital color print servers; VUTEk® superwide digital inkjet printers, UV and solvent inks; Rastek™ UV wide-format inkjet printers; Jetrion® industrial inkjet printing systems; print production workflow and management information software; and corporate printing solutions. EFI maintains 23 offices worldwide.