Also new for PRINT 13 is Photo Finish - The Photo Imaging Pavilion. Created to address the needs of this growing attendee segment, and other print pros seeking to expand their range of service offerings, the pavilion features manufacturers and suppliers of services for photo, photo book, wide format and all-sized imaging, creation, finishing related equipment, products, software, substrates, and more. The Photo Imaging International Business Forum and the "Ask the Expert" station is sponsored by Photo Imaging News. Another special featured activity here is "Shoot-Out Americas" sponsored by SPI Convention.
Another debuting pavilion is Sidelines - The Expanded Revenue Streams Pavilion, sponsored by Print + Promo Magazine, will highlight a range of profit opportunities via new and "turnkey" revenue sources from a vast array of specially printed products to advertising specialties.
Re-imagined for PRINT 13 is Deliver - The NEW Mailing & Fulfillment Center, still the world's largest mailing show, now sponsored by the ultimate industry expert-the United States Postal Service. This is a one-stop resource for all the latest equipment, software and supplies, research, market data, best practices and solutions for bridging print with marketing. Also featured here is the Deliver ROI Theater sponsored by the USPS and the Association of Marketing Service Providers (AMSP) [formerly MFSA] and, for one-on-one personalized guidance and advice, the "Ask the Mailing Expert" sponsored by AMSP.
Hugely popular and highly-trafficked The Marketing Pavilion sponsored by Chicago American Marketing Association (CAMA) returns as the "how-to" hub for marketing education, resources, and networking exploring all the latest marketing and graphic communication tools and technologies. Inside the pavilion, The Marketing Theater, sponsored by Canvas Magazine, offers a robust daily schedule of 30-minute hot-topic learning sessions.
Cornerstone pavilions of the show are the Prepress/Software: Workflow & Design section-offering the hottest new software and opportunities to test-drive the very latest equipment, and the huge Press/Finishing section-featuring cutting-edge innovations in digital, inkjet, hybrid, flexo and offset print technologies, as well as the complete array of binding and finishing equipment and supplies.
Returning to PRINT 13 is News Print - The Newspaper Pavilion, a dual marketplace and networking hub for Newspaper Production Pros and increasingly Commercial Printers. Sponsored by News & Tech, it features unique new applications and workflow solutions designed to help attendees cut costs, boost profits, make informed buying decisions.
Also returning is The In-Plant Place, a dedicated networking hub sponsored by the In-Plant Printing and Mailing Association (IPMA) and exclusively for In-Plant pros from every industry segment-Government, Corporate and Education-to come meet, unwind, learn, share, and more.
GREENspace is also back for PRINT 13 and offers attendees the opportunity to discover what it means to "go green". This single source show floor section is devoted to eco-friendly products, services, and education focused on sustainability. The pavilion, which includes an "Ask the Expert" station, is sponsored by Graphic Design USA.
Attendees wanting to explore emerging technologies will have that opportunity at Future Print where they will be able to discover the hottest new and emerging print technologies, featuring: RFID, Printed Electronics, and 3-D printing, and witness the actual production of printed electronics here. The pavilion and learning theater, dubbed the "Experiential Lab," are both sponsored by FlexTech Alliance.
Attendees will also be able to participate in the pavilion's all new lineup of learning and networking activities inside The Printerverse. Sponsored by PrintMediaCentr this is a highly interactive 'home base' to meet, tweet, learn, share, interact, and explore the latest innovations and applications that are driving our industry forward in exciting new directions.