Expo 411: Igniting Innovation and Elevating Client Solutions
The PRINTING United Expo — October 18-20 in Atlanta — is quickly approaching, and attendees are gearing up for a week of learning, networking, and inspiration. As a lead-up to the Expo, we are sharing a series of Q&A interviews featuring attendees from a variety of backgrounds sharing why they are attending the PRINTING United Expo, what they hope to learn, and what excites them about the upcoming event.
RR Donnelley (RRD)
Tiffany Thurman, Retail Print Production Specialist, Retail Client Services
RR Donnelley (RRD) is a leading global provider of marketing, packaging, print, and supply chain solutions that elevate engagement across the complete customer journey. The company offers the industry’s most trusted portfolio of creative execution and world-wide business process consulting, with services designed to lower environmental impact. With 22,000 clients, including 93% of the Fortune 100, and 32,000 employees across 28 countries, RRD brings the expertise, execution, and scale designed to transform customer touchpoints into meaningful moments of impact.
What made you decide to attend this year's Expo?
Thurman: I want to stay on top of the trends and innovations within the print industry. Our clients depend on us to bring new ideas and new solutions and the Print Expo is the best place to see it all under one roof.
For first-time attendees, what do you hope to learn at the Expo?
Thurman: I'm hoping to learn how to better service my client. It can be difficult to keep up with the latest trends and technologies and attending the Expo will help me gain knowledge beyond my normal scope of work.
What products, brands, or services are you most looking forward to seeing?
Thurman: I'm hoping to find a new project management system that will help both my team and my client streamline communications and enable us to work more efficiently together.
How do you plan and make the most of your time at the Expo?
Thurman: I'm using all the online tools and planning my days out, so I don't miss anything
How do you hope attending will impact your business/career moving forward?
Thurman: I'm looking forward to bringing new innovative ideas to my client and to my team. Education is the key to success!
Denise Gustavson is the Editorial Director and Special Projects Editor for the Printing & Packaging Group, which includes Printing Impressions, packagePRINTING, In-plant Graphics and Wide-Format Impressions magazines, among other brands. She is also the Editor-in-Chief of Wide-Format Impressions.