The Graphic Arts Show Company (GASC) today announced the launch of PRINT 09 Media Days, to be held June 16-17, 2009 in Chicago, IL, in advance of the global PRINT 09 trade show and conference. PRINT 09, coming to Chicago’s McCormick Place September 11-16, 2009, is the year’s largest and most comprehensive graphic communications trade show and conference.
GREENWICH, CT—Longtime PIA/GATF public affairs crusader Ben Cooper has been appointed executive director of The Print Council. Cooper replaces Marty Maloney of the public relations firm Broadford & Maloney, who has been appointed to the executive committee of the board of directors, which guides The Print Council. Maloney served a special one-year term as executive director. Cooper comes to The Print Council after spending more than 27 years with the Printing Industries of America (later PIA/GATF). Much of that time, Cooper has focused his efforts as a government affairs specialist, spearheading the organization's lobbying efforts to influence legislation affecting the commercial printing industry. Launched in 2003, The
GREENWICH, CT--The executive committee of The Print Council has appointed Ben Cooper to be executive director of the industry initiative, effective January 9, 2006. Martin Maloney, who has completed his special one-year commitment as the council's executive director, is appointed to the executive committee of the board of directors. Roy Grossman, president of Sandy Alexander, and co-chairman of the executive committee, stated, "We are delighted that Ben Cooper will be joining us as executive director on a dedicated basis. He will be succeeding Martin Maloney and his company who have done an outstanding job of bringing The Print Council to top-of-mind awareness throughout the
BY MARK SMITH Technology Editor This time of year, even the most dedicated printer is far more likely to be pondering a trip to the beach than the Windy City in the fall. Nonetheless, planning for PRINT 05 & CONVERTING 05 is well under way. Billed as this year's largest industry expo for the international graphic arts community, the event is scheduled to run September 9-15 at the McCormick Place Complex in Chicago. The Graphic Arts Show Co. (GASC), which puts on the exposition, and a group of industry vendors recently took part in a pre-show media event that highlighted coming attractions. MediaDays