Imagine! Print Solutions Hosts NAVIGATE Educational Conference
MINNEAPOLIS—June 28, 2013—Leading brands from across the nation converged to the headquarters of Imagine! Print Solutions to attend its NAVIGATE Conference held on June 13, 2013. Attendees experienced a jam-packed day with insightful breakout sessions featuring leading industry experts, and discovered new capabilities offered by Imagine! that made for an impactful educational conference.
Conference attendees were able to learn from a host of leading experts covering a wide range of topics affecting today's marketplace, including two well-respected keynote speakers in the business world. Jim Cartwright, executive vice president and managing director at Saatchi & Saatchi X, opened NAVIGATE with a dynamic message highlighting the consumer path-to-purchase and explored the complexities of consumer behavior and its relevance to shopper marketing. Erik Wahl, internationally recognized as one of the most exciting and sought after motivational speakers, delivered a powerful keynote message to attendees. Wahl closed the conference with an artistic adventure that inspired and ignited creative thinking adoption as he painted live on stage.
Additional industry speakers featured at NAVIGATE included:
- Don Hutcheson, president of HutchColor LLC and G7 Color Standards Inventor
- Dan Marx, vice president of markets and technologies, Specialty Graphic Imaging Association
- Margie Dana, founder of MargieDana.com
- Jim Peters, Packaging Education Alliance
- Key Suppliers to the Global Print Media Industry: Kristof Dekeukelaere, Landa; Walter Chmura, KBA; Larry D'Amico, Agfa
"NAVIGATE was a tremendous success, and we are thrilled with the results," stated Bob Lothenbach, president of Imagine! Print Solutions. "We value the chance to provide our customers and potential business partners with continuing education opportunities. We were fortunate to secure great speakers and utilize this event to introduce new equipment, technology and service offerings now available at Imagine!. I am confident that our conference attendees will see tangible benefits from attending."
About Imagine! Print Solutions
Imagine! Print Solutions is headquartered in Minneapolis, and is North America's prominent independent large-format and commercial printing company. Imagine! has more than 850 employees and celebrated its 25th anniversary on April 4, 2013. Imagine! has grown to be a $191 million company serving seven national print segments: Point-of-Purchase, Packaging, UV Print, Commercial, Flexography, Digital and Screen Print. Imagine! sets the pace in its core markets for service, capacity, flexibility and on-time delivery. Imagine!'s capabilities and services include: temporary and permanent display design; folding carton design; electronic pre-press; one- to seven-color sheetfed and UV printing; one- to ten- color flexography; complete finishing and carton converting; kitting and fulfillment and fully integrated eCommerce services—including online product ordering, inventory reporting and job tracking tools.