Dscoop Poised for Successful Conference with Sold-out Solutions Showcase
CHICAGO—02/08/10—Dscoop expects to host more than 80 Partners at Dscoop5, its fifth annual conference taking place Feb. 18-20, 2010, in Dallas, TX. The Solutions Showcase exhibit hall will be 20 percent larger than last year.
“I am thrilled at the support we’ve seen from our Partners,” said Mark Sarpa, Dscoop5 sales chairman and president of Progressive Solutions. “Their participation in the Solutions Showcase and in the year-round Dscoop Partner Program benefits everyone in the community. They are able to share their expertise and knowledge with our members in an environment that encourages cooperation and delivering success for the client.”
With strong representation from industry partners in this year’s sold-out Solutions Showcase, HP Indigo users will be able to preview many new product releases for the first time, including the following products from Dscoop Platinum Partners:
• AB Graphic International (www.abgint.com) – Latest digital finishing converters
Omega Digicon Series 2 and the newly released Omega Digicon Lite are additions to the successful Digicon series. Enhance and finish digitally printed labels, sheets, sleeves and cartons with a vast variety of converting modules that allow brand owners and designers to achieve the highest quality results.
• GPA (www.askgpa.com) – New substrates
GPA features an extensive range of new papers, synthetic films and specialty substrates that showcase application solutions and proactive ways to market and differentiate your business in 2010.
• MindFireInc™ (www.mindfireinc.com) – MarketFire Beta Release 1.0
MindFireInc’s MarketFire, the next-generation technology for cross-media marketing campaigns and proud recipient of “Must See’ems” recognition, is a powerful software that simplifies the creation and deployment of highly targeted marketing campaigns utilizing direct mail, e-mail, SMS and personalized microsites.
• NewPage (www.newpagecorp.com) – OptiPrimeTM Digital label paper and New Page Digital
Designed specifically for HP Indigo presses, NewPage’s new OptiPrime Digital label paper is pre-optimized and has been tested and certified on the ws4500 and WS6000 by HP and the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), verifying its performance on press.
Learn how NewPage can help provide a new level of personalization with NewPageDigital.com as well as how NewPage has extended its environmental certifications within its coated paper digital offering.
• USADATA, Inc. (www.usadata.com) – Reseller App 2.0
Reseller App 2.0 gives printers an easy-to-use online experience for ordering mailing lists and sales leads for their clients, with built-in features that improve efficiencies and accelerate direct marketing ROI.
Anchored by an educational program that focuses on turning digital expertise into profits and growth, the conference will deliver training and networking opportunities led by industry experts and the vendor community. Platinum Partners will lead hour-long educational sessions to help print service providers increase sales and grow their business using the latest solutions. Many of the Gold Partners will also present 30-minute educational sessions throughout the conference.
HP Indigo and Scitex users can see these innovative products and more at Dscoop5. The Solutions Showcase will be segmented by commercial print solutions, direct marketing solutions, publishing solutions, photo solutions, label and packaging solutions, and signage and display solutions. More details about the conference, including the agenda, speakers, full list of Partners and registration, can be found at www.dscoop5.org.
Founded in 2005, Dscoop (the Digital Solutions Cooperative) is an independent global community of graphic arts business owners and technical professionals who use HP equipment and related solutions, including Indigo and Scitex. Dscoop is focused on educating and connecting its members with each other and with HP to improve members’ business growth, efficiency and profitability. To learn more about Dscoop, visit www.dscoop.org.