PRINT 13 Verified Attendance Affirms Upbeat Mood Among Attendees
RESTON, VA—October 7, 2013—Reinforcing its position as THE year’s industry event, PRINT 13, together with co-located CPP EXPO, held September 8-12 in Chicago’s McCormick Place, welcomed a double-digit verified attendance increase over the 2012 event. Among the total 24,695 participants—which included exhibitors and attendees—16,728 actual verified attendee/buyers—up 22 percent from 2012—show goers came well-prepared to examine, compare and purchase the latest graphic communications technologies. Additionally, there was an uptick in the participation of high-level decision-makers from among 9,489 unique buyer companies—up 15 percent—compared to the 2012 event.
Based on its commitment to reporting the truest and most accurate attendance numbers, the Graphic Arts Show Company (GASC) defines ‘actual verified attendees’ as registered onsite show goers—counted only ONCE—regardless of their number of days at the show, or times they enter the exhibit hall.
PRINT 13 featured a comprehensive exhibition of the very latest profit-enhancing technologies and applications for a diverse spectrum of industry attendees. This year’s show was enhanced by a record 67 co-located conferences, meetings, user groups and activities that afforded attendees a host of new and expanded networking and education opportunities.
About PRINT 13
Recognized as the most expansive exhibition in the Americas of digital, inkjet, offset, flexo, and hybrid technologies, products, and services for the commercial, transactional, converting and package printing, publishing, mailing, in-plant, photo imaging, and marketing industries, this year’s “Innovate, Integrate, Communicate” themed PRINT 13 offered an exciting show-going experience for a diverse spectrum of attendees. The trade show presented the latest graphic communications technologies in live equipment demonstrations across the show floor and education on the most in-demand products and newest profit-making opportunities. PRINT 13, co-located with the CPP EXPO, offered more than 70 educational sessions and 60+ co-located events for attendees across 12 key market segments.
About Graphic Arts Show Company (GASC)
PRINT and GRAPH EXPO are produced by the Graphic Arts Show Company (GASC). GASC is owned by the National Association for Printing Leadership (NAPL), NPES The Association for Suppliers of Printing, Publishing and Converting Technologies (NPES), and the Printing Industries of America. GASC is located at 1899 Preston White Drive, Reston, VA 20191, telephone: (703) 264-7200, fax: (703) 620-9187, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.