Attendees at PRINT 13 slated for September 8-12, 2013 in Chicago's McCormick Place will find a host of new and exciting show floor attractions that demonstrate this year's "Innovate, Integrate, Communicate" theme. PRINT 13 is recognized as the year's comprehensive exhibition for digital, offset, flexo and hybrid technologies, products and services for the commercial, package printing and converting, display, in-plant, transactional, publishing, mailing, photo imaging and marketing industries.
Among the debuting and newly "re-imagined" show floor attractions at PRINT 13 is DELIVER - The NEW Mailing & Fulfillment Center, sponsored by United States Postal Service (USPS) and Association of Marketing Service Providers (AMSP), formerly MFSA. Still the world's largest mailing show anywhere, here attendees will find an unprecedented one-stop resource for all the latest equipment, software & supplies, research, market data, best practices and solutions for bridging print with marketing.
Also new for 2013 is Photo Finish - The Photo Imaging Pavilion, sponsored by Photo Imaging News and SPI Convention & Shoot-Out which will feature leading suppliers of: services for photo, photo book, wide format and all-sized imaging, creation, finishing related equipment, products, software, substrates, and more.
Another exciting new feature for this year's show is Sidelines - The Expanded Revenue Streams Pavilion, sponsored by Print + Promo Magazine. For attendees seeking to expand their range of service offerings, here they will discover a full gamut of new revenue sources from specially printed products to a vast array of advertising specialties.
Responding to the burgeoning profit opportunities in wide format printing, PRINT 13 will unveil BIG - The NEW Wide Format Pavilion, sponsored by the International Sign Association (ISA). In this dedicated show floor section attendees will see and explore the hottest output equipment, software, media/substrates, inks, finishing equipment and supplies, plus new applications and innovations from which to expand and profit.
These innovative new show floor attractions join familiar favorites including the popular Marketing Pavilion, sponsored by the Chicago American Marketing Association and Canvas Magazine, where attendees will find daily fast-paced 'hot topic' sessions in The Marketing Theater along with a myriad of resources and networking opportunities for today's marketers. Additionally eight other special interest sections on the show floor include: News Print-the newspaper pavilion, sponsored by News & Tech, a dedicated show floor section for newspaper printers and production executives; The In-Plant Place sponsored by IPMA, exclusively for In-Plant and Print Center pros from every industry segment-Government, Corporate and Education-to come meet, unwind, learn, share, and more; Future Print, sponsored by Flex Tech Alliance, featuring today's hottest technologies including Printed Electronics, 3-D printing and RFID; GREENspace, a showcase on sustainability and eco-friendly products and services; the Prepress/Software: Workflow & Design and Press/Finishing sections; the Printerverse, sponsored by PrintMediaCentr, for the ultimate "social media"-face-to-face; and, Education Main Street, for attendees seeking well-educated, talented industry newcomers to augment their company's workforce.
Significantly for this year's show, and in recognition of the ever-growing package printing segment of the graphic communications industry, is the strategic co-location of CPP EXPO at PRINT 13 that will present for attendees the full breadth of converting and package printing exhibitors, technologies and offerings. Show goers planning to attend either PRINT 13 or CPP EXPO will gain single-pass entry to both events, along with unprecedented industry networking opportunities among the 50 co-located events to be held in tandem with PRINT 13.