Free Presentations: A Quick Guide

Sunday, October 7, 2012





Quick & Small Commercial Printers

Location: Room S102

Pathways to Profits and Productivity: An Interactive Event

11:00 am - 12:00 noon

Sponsored by: NAQP,, and Quick Printing

Does your company operate at peak productivity? Would you like to sell more? Get better performance from your employees? Manage your financials more efficiently? Develop a ‘killer’ marketing program?

Collect your pain points and bring them to this interactive problem solving session with the industry experts from Quick Printing, Wide-Format Imaging, and

Get your questions ready—you can even submit them in advance—to take advantage of this opportunity to mine the experience and insights of the QP columnists. Bring your toughest problems to GRAPH EXPO in Chicago. Among the experts who will be available are: Tom Crouser, Mitch Evans, Dave Fellman, Steve Johnson, Stuart Margolis, Sudhir Ravi, Joe Rickard, and Tawnya Starr.


Newspaper Printers & Publishers

Location: Room S105d

NEWSFLASH! Research Data and New Technology Update

12:00 noon - 1:00 pm

Sponsored by: The International Newspaper Group (ING), NPES, and GASC

As the International Newspaper Group (ING) wraps up its annual conference, held again at GRAPH EXPO, this special session co-produced by NPES and GASC will present the hot trending issues especially related to newspaper production professionals. A special segment of the program will highlight the hottest technologies on the GRAPH EXPO show floor of key interest to newspaper and related print and publishing pros. Compliments of ING, other interested industry groups and GRAPH EXPO attendees are invited to participate in this special pre-show event.





Location: Booth 1274


Building Brands with Digital Print

1:00 - 1:30 pm

Speaker: David Murphy, HP


New Opportunities for Marketers and Brand Managers with Printed


2:00 - 2:30 pm

Speaker: Kate Stone, Novalia


P2M, Print to Mobile Marketing

3:00 - 3:30 pm

Speaker: Vince Mallardi, PBBA





Location: Room S403a

Discover How the Best Printing Companies/MSPs Dominate Their Markets

12:30 - 1:30 pm

Speaker: Tawnya Starr, President, PrinterPresence by Firespring

Hocus pocus and tomfoolery don’t get customers. Common sense and best practices do. Join Tawnya Starr, PrinterPresence President, to learn what we’ve discovered over the last 12 years that successful printing companies are doing to grow their business, whether transitioning to a market services provider or not. In less than 60 minutes you will learn:

The three biggest mistakes printers make when creating a website. The five required elements of a viable website. How to increase revenue with your existing customers by 30%. Where online ordering fits into the big picture.

There is no man behind the curtain, just research and proven methods.




2020: The Future Role of Newspapers

9:00 - 10:00 am (Sponsored by News & Tech)

Building Customer Loyalty and Engagement Through Education

11:00 - 11:30 am (Sponsored by Rider Dickerson)

Video Marketing & Personalized Video Trends, Drivers and How

Printers can Profit

12:00 noon - 12:30 pm (Sponsored by XMPie)

Connecting Customers with Print

12:00 noon - 1:30 pm (Sponsored by IPMA and In-Plant Graphics)

Web-to-Print & MIS Integrated Workflows for Print

12:30 - 1:30 pm (Sponsored by HP Hiflex)

Optimize Your Mail, Grow Your Business: Let’s Make it Personal

12:30 - 1:30 pm (Sponsored by Pitney Bowes)

How to Sell More Print with Marketing Automation

1:00 - 1:30 pm (Sponsored by Mindfire)

Social Media for the Printing Industry: Strategies, Tactics and Tips to

Help You Grow

2:00 - 2:30 pm (Sponsored by John Foley, Grow Socially)

Winning Strategies for the Non-Profit Sector

3:00 - 3:30 pm (Sponsored by PODi)

manroland User Group Member Reception

4:00 - 5:00 pm (Sponsored by ABB)