The Printerverse to Offer 'Stellar' Lineup of Presentations, Events at Graph Expo
RESTON, Va. — September 7, 2016 — Print Media Centr (PMC) has announced a robust lineup of expert panel presentations and special events that will take place in The Printerverse (booth #701) at Graph Expo 16, coming Sept. 25-28 to Orlando's Orange County Convention Center-North. The Printerverse is a highly interactive 2,500-square-foot show floor feature providing "Printspiration, Information and Fun," where attendees are invited to come and connect with the topics, trends, and people who are moving the print-driven industries forward.
"This year's programming will feature a compelling mix of expert panel discussions and special events that will provide for show visitors, and home viewers of our Livestream broadcasts, the keen perspective and multiple points of view from our Printerverse Alliance partners on a diverse array of timely topics," states Deborah Corn, Principal at Print Media Centr. She continues, "The Printerverse is also a continuous show floor networking hub where all attendees are invited to spend time every day of the exhibition to participate in lively face-to-face conversations, meet-ups, tweet-ups, and join in the special events, such as 'National Girls Who Print Day' hosted by Mary Beth Smith and myself on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016."
The festivities will kick off with a light lunch at noon and the presentation of the 3rd Annual Girlie Award, and be immediately followed by the always-popular Mentors Panel, to which everyone is welcome to attend.
The lineup of Printerverse programming open to all Graph Expo attendees includes:
Sunday, September 25
12:30-1:15 p.m. — Printerverse Alliance Brief: Start off your day with the intelligence you need to plan your attack of the show floor, and your future. Complimentary coffee and tea will be provided!
1:30-2:15 p.m. — Living Large: Penthouse Possibilities With Wide Format
2:30-3:30 p.m. — Xerox Case Study Café
Discover how inkjet is revolutionizing the book publishing and catalog industries with more efficient supply chains and smarter segmentation. Complimentary coffee/tea and snacks will be provided!
3:45-4:30 p.m. — Obi Wan-a Job: The Workforce Awakens
Monday, September 26
10:30-11:15 a.m. — Printerverse Alliance Brief: Start off your day with the intelligence you need to plan your attack of the show floor, and your future. Complimentary coffee and tea will be provided!
11:30-12:15 p.m. — Optimize Prime: Transforming Your Workflow
12:30-1:15 p.m. — Team Inkjet: Membership Has Its Priviledges (HP, Canon, Xerox, Ricoh)
2-3 p.m. — HP Case Study Café
HP, Webcom, and the authors of "Unsquaring the Wheel" will share how HP's digital printing and OneBook technology partnered to produce a customized publishing experience for Graph Expo. Complimentary coffee/tea and snacks will be provided!
3-3:45 p.m. — Cleansing Your Palette: The Fresh Taste Of Color
4:15-5 p.m. — Succeeding With Substrates: The New Roll Of Paper
Tuesday, September 27
5TH ANNUAL "NATIONAL GIRLS WHO PRINT DAY"
10:30-11 a.m. — Printerverse Alliance Brief: Start off your day with the intelligence you need to plan your attack of the show floor, and your future.
11:15-12 p.m. — Vini, Vidi, Varnish: Conquering The Art Of Finishing
12:15-12:30 p.m. — National Girls Who Print Day Welcome and Girle Award Presentation
Hosted by Mary Beth Smith and Deborah Corn. Everyone is Welcome!
12:30-1:30 p.m. — Annual Girls Who Print Day Mentors Panel
A frank discussion about the experience of women in the print industry featuring panelists: Mary Beth Smith, Pat McGrew, Cary Sherburne, Jules VanSant, Vanecia Carr and Chris Echevarria. Moderated by Deborah Corn.
2-2:45 p.m. — The Promise of Packaging: Thinking Outside The Box
3-4 p.m. — Case Study Café with Canon
Hear directly from printers how Canon is helping customers realize new opportunities with their digital printing and software solutions and services. Complimentary coffee/tea and snacks will be provided.
4:15-5 p.m. — Are Your Bits Fit? Workflow Integration Without Perspiration
Wednesday, September 28
10:15-11 a.m. — Printerverse Alliance Brief: Start off your day with the intelligence you need to plan your attack of the show floor, and your future. Complimentary coffee and tea will be provided!
11:15-12 p.m. — Print Ninja Warrior: Adapting To The New Game
12:15-1 p.m. — Social Climbing: Reaching The Top One Share At A Time
1:15-2 p.m. — The drupa Effect: What's Next Is Now
2:15-2:30 p.m. — The Last Word: Printerverse 2016 Recap with Deborah Corn
Panelists include special guests and members of PMC's "2016 Intergalactic Alliance of The Printerverse": adphos, arifiQ, Avanti, Canon, CHILI Publish, Eagle Systems, Fastbind USA, GPA Specialty Substrates, HP, Inkish.TV, InfoTrends, Mutoh America, PI Group/NAPCO Media, Ricoh, Rochester Software Associates, RMGT, Scodix, Solimar Systems, Xerox, and Graph Expo.
For the latest updates on The Printerverse sessions and special events, and information on how to watch The Printerverse Sessions broadcasting LIVE from the show floor via Livestream, click here and follow @PrintMediaCentr and #Printerverse on Twitter.
For more information about Graph Expo 16, and to register, visit: www.GraphExpo.com. Courtesy of PMC and The Printerverse, register with special code "PMC16" for a FREE PASS to the show.
About Print Media Centr
PrintMediaCentr (PMC) provides topical information and resources to the Print & Integrated Marketing community, with some fun in the mix! Through the site and its channels - including the LinkedIn Group Print Production Professionals and weekly #PrintChat on Twitter - PMC engages with the largest social media community in print, by sharing content, information, training and education for relevant products and services. PMC is aligned with many industry organizations and events to support their efforts through its various initiatives and services. For more information, visit: www.printmediacentr.com.
About Graph Expo
Recognized as the most innovative and comprehensive exhibition in the Americas of inkjet, digital, offset, flexo, gravure and hybrid technologies, products, and services for the commercial, transactional, converting and package printing, signage and display, publishing, mailing, in-plant, digital imaging, marketing, and industrial printing industries, this year's "Refresh" themed Graph Expo 16 offers an exciting show-going experience for a diverse spectrum of attendees.
The industry event presents the latest graphic communications technologies in live equipment demonstrations across the exhibition floor, plus education on the most in-demand products and newest profit-making opportunities. Graph Expo 16 offers more than 70 interactive learning sessions and 40+ co-located events for attendees across 12 key market segments. For additional information about Graph Expo 16, visit: www.GraphExpo.com.
About Graphic Arts Show Company (GASC)
Graph Expo is produced by the Graphic Arts Show Company (GASC). GASC is owned by Idealliance (formerly Epicomm), NPES The Association for Suppliers of Printing, Publishing and Converting Technologies (NPES), and the Printing Industries of America. GASC is managed and directed by NPES from their headquarters located at 1899 Preston White Drive, Reston, VA 20191 USA, telephone: 703/264-7200, fax: 703/620-9187, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.gasc.org.