Attendees: Digital Book Printing Conference a Success
NEW YORK—More than 100 publishers, printers and equipment suppliers met in a Times Square hotel Wednesday for the first Digital Book Printing Conference. Braving morning temperatures in the 20s, attendees enjoyed a full day of education and networking aimed at taking strategic advantage of digital printing.
The enthusiasm in the Marriott Marquis conference room was high, as publishers and printers mingled and visited tables set up by sponsors. The program featured panels of publishers, book manufacturers, equipment manufacturers and book retailers, all relating their perspectives on digital printing. As Marco Boer, vice president of IT Strategies, summed up in his closing remarks, "There is a great deal of excitement, opportunity and commitment to investing in digital printing across these industries."
The Twitter tag #digibook was active during the conference. Here's a sampling of the day's top tweets:
— In-Plant Graphics (@IPGBob) November 19, 2014
— Bruce Watermann (@bruceww) November 19, 2014
— denis wilson (@denis_philly) November 19, 2014
#digibook paper over pixels. Memory loss from reading electronic... I don't know, I can't remember
— VITS International (@VITSIntl) November 19, 2014
— Ellen Harvey (@Ellen_M_Harvey) November 19, 2014
— Elizabeth Scarpelli (@lizmarketing) November 19, 2014
— Mike Cooper (@Mike_Cooper) November 19, 2014
— Marc Johnson (@printermarc) November 19, 2014
— Book Business (@bookbusinessmag) November 19, 2014