NPES The Association for Suppliers of Printing, Publishing and Converting Technologies

NPES to Host 2013 Print Business Outlook Conference in Conjunction with PrintPack India 2013

As printing, converting and packaging industry leaders convene in February for PrintPack India 2013, in conjunction with the exhibition NPES The Association for Suppliers of Printing, Publishing and Converting Technologies will host the 2013 Print Business Outlook Conference.Themed "Mission Possible—How to Profit from New Technology," the event will take place February 24-25, 2013 at the India Exposition Centre, Greater Noida, India.

The two-day conference, organized by NPES to serve as an industry-wide update on current trends in the global marketplace, is co-organized by the Indian Printing Packaging & Allied Machinery Manufacturers' Association (IPAMA) and supported by Platinum sponsor EFI, along with HP, X-rite, Goss International, manroland, Prime UV, Xerox, PrOvin Technos (Mitsubishi), and QuadTech. The event is also supported by the U.S. Commercial Service (USCS), the All Indian Federation of Master Printers Association (AIFMP), and the Indian Newspaper Society (INS).

According to NPES President Ralph Nappi, "This conference is ideally suited for industry executives and managers who are involved in providing technology solutions for commercial printing, publishing, converting and packaging." He added, "Stakeholders involved in marketing, sales, finance, research, manufacturing and operations will gain vital information on the state of the economy, new insights into the market and emerging industry trends, and updates on promising business opportunities for the future."

Conference attendees will examine the very latest challenges and opportunities in the global print market today, and benefit from a dynamic face-to-face forum in which to explore and forge new business partnerships. Over 200 industry leaders representing commercial printers, newspaper publishers and package printing markets are expected to participate.

A compelling agenda of timely topics presented by top industry experts is set to educate and engage participants in lively discussion. Day one of the conference will encompass presentations on "Global Trends for the Printing Industry," "Challenges and Opportunities for the Industry," "Offset and Digital: Complementing Not Competing," "Making Print Come Alive—Trends in Integrated Marketing," "Ideas and Initiatives for Organization Success," "How to Generate New Revenue and Cost Savings through Automation in Printing and Packaging," and "Hot Technology Trends that You Should Be Watching."

Day two of the event featuring industry 'gurus' and leading research analysts will delve into the "Future of Newspaper Publishing," "New Developments in Press Color and Waste Reduction," "Indian Print Media: Geared for Growth," "Pressroom of the Future: Commercial Printers," "Press Finishing Technologies—UV Drying and Coating Technologies," "New Developments in Color for Flexible Packaging Printing," and "Packaging: A Digital Color Growth Market for the Printing Industry."

For more information about the 2013 Print Business Outlook Conference, in the U.S. contact NPES Assistant Director Global Programs Pernilla Jonsson at phone: 703/264-7200 or e-mail: pjonsson@npes.org. In India, contact Senior Executive NPES India Representative Vinod Vittoba at e-mail: vinod@npes.in. To register for the 2013 Print Business Outlook Conference visit: www.npes.org/indiaregistration.

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