Xerox Corporation

Xerox Premier Partner Congress at drupa

Xerox welcomed hundreds of its top customers from around the world to the drupa trade fair with a networking event featuring presentations on today’s best opportunities in graphic communications.

The Xerox Premier Partners Congress took place at the Messe Düsseldorf May 3-4, the first two days of drupa. The congress featured presentations by leading industry analysts, customers and top Xerox executives, including Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Ursula Burns.

“Our customers have been leading this industry for years, and we’re looking forward to reinvigorating that leadership at the Premier Partners Congress and throughout drupa,” said Jeff Jacobson, president, Global Graphic Communications Operations, Xerox. “With the onset of the cloud, production inkjet innovations and an ever-widening range of media, graphic communications providers have many new ways to add value and grow their businesses.”

Jacobson joined Burns to open the congress with an interview-style presentation on Xerox strategy, along with several other Xerox executives. A number of new Premier Partner initiatives were announced during the event.

Additional presentations included:

  • “The Power of Print as part of the Multi Channel World” - Frank Romano, professor emeritus, Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Case studies on business innovations - Xerox customers Totem of Poland and Datem Partner of Germany
  • The Future of Communications” - Steve Hoover, chief executive officer, PARC
  • “On 1:1 Multichannel Communications: The New Meaning of the “M” in MSP” - Jacob Aizikowitz, president of XMPie, A Xerox Company

The congress provided numerous networking opportunities, including a gala dinner on Thursday, May 3 at the Classic Remise, a vintage car museum.