Some of the leading graphic communications companies have stepped forward to support the NPES Print Business Outlook Conference 2013 presented by NPES The Association for Suppliers of Printing, Publishing and Converting Technologies, USA, and co-sponsored by the Indian Printing Packaging & Allied Machinery Manufacturers' Association (IPAMA). It will be held February 24–25, 2013 at the India Exposition Centre, Greater Noida, India, in conjunction with PrintPack India 2013.
"We are pleased and gratified that these industry leaders have shown such strong support for the conference," said NPES President Ralph Nappi. "Without them we would not have been able to offer such a comprehensive and informative event for members of the commercial printing, newspaper publishing, and package printing markets."
Marc Olin, Senior VP and General Manager APPS from Platinum Sponsor EFI stated, "We appreciate the benefit that NPES is providing by introducing us to a significant quantity of potential clients in India. While EFI has had a large development team in India for many years and has been doing some sales in the country, this provides an important new opportunity to expose the full range of our solutions to a new set of prospective clients."
Silver Sponsor Konica Minolta will also be a participant in the slate of educational events. More than 200 industry leaders representing the commercial printing, newspaper publishing and package printing markets are expected to participate in the two days of educational sessions. Dinner Sponsors include Goss International, QuadTech, manroland Web Systems, and PrOvin Technos/Mitsubishi, while Bronze Sponsors are Prime UV, and X-Rite Pantone.
Along with these sponsoring companies, the conference is also supported by the Indian Printing Packaging & Allied Machinery Manufacturers' Association (IPAMA), the U.S. Commercial Service (USCS), the All Indian Federation of Master Printers Association (AIFMP), and the Indian Newspaper Society (INS).
Media Partners for the Print Business Outlook Conference include: All About Newspapers, a bi-monthly publication for newspapers in India, Indian Printer & Publisher, for publishing and print professionals in South Asia; Print & Publishing, a bi-monthly magazine on printing and digital communications; Packaging South Asia, an online trade magazine for the packaging industry; Press Ideas Magazine, the online magazine for the Indian graphic arts industry; Packaging Ideas; Press Ideas; and, PrintWeek India, a nationwide magazine that covers issues and news of the Indian print industry.