NAPL (National Association for Print Leadership)

Bob Sacks, Headliner for 2012 Owners Conference, Offers Insight on the Future of the Industry

The National Association for Printing Leadership (NAPL) announces that Bob Sacks, President and Publisher of Precision Media Group, will be keynote speaker for the 2012 NAQP Owners Conference, Oct. 4-6 in Chicago. An industry member for 40+ years, Sacks has been an editor, freelance writer, director of manufacturing and distribution, senior sales manager, circulator, chief of operations, pressman, cameraman, lecturer, and developer of website companies.

In the keynote, “The Future of Printing and Publishing – How Print and Magazines Will Not Only Survive but Thrive,” Sacks will cover “the technological past, present and future possibilities for printing and publishing at the digital edge,” offering a mix of “information, facts, myth busting, and humor.”

Sacks promises to bring to light the disruptive factors of changing technologies and social patterns, analysis and market predictions of printed paginated products, and the powers of the digital paginated product and why they drive revenue. Attendees will also be given practical, actionable advice that should answer the question, “What do we do now?” His presentation will be a fitting kick-off to the conference, which is themed, Embracing Change: Finding New Paths to Profit.

The only industry event exclusively for quick and small commercial printing company owners and managers, the Owners Conference has a rich history of delivering top-rated programming and networking opportunities for this industry segment.

Sessions such as, “The Power of Follow-up” with Nancy Profitt; “Transitioning from Ownership: What Works and What Doesn’t” with John Hyde; and “Understanding and Making Google Work for You” with Jennifer Adelman, will provide attendees with the latest and most knowledgeable insights and information for their businesses. 

The 2012 conference, being held this year at the DoubleTree Hotel Chicago-Magnificent Mile, will also feature the popular Ideas Exchange, Supplier Showcase, Print Excellence Awards, general sessions, and panel discussions with frontline industry executives, all geared toward arming owners and managers with plenty of resources, strategies, tactics, and tools to face the business challenges ahead.

For more information, or to register for the 2012 Owners Conference, visit www.napl.org/2012OC, or contact Donna Komlo at dkomlo@napl.org or (800) 642-6275, Ext. 6345. Register by Sept. 7, 2012, and enjoy a $100 early bird discount!

For more information on Bob Sacks, please visit http://bosacks.com.

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