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PRINT 18

September 30 - October 02, 2018

McCormick Place South

Chicago, IL

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Learning Experience

Choose from dozens of educational sessions that address topics of impact to the graphic communications industry today. Topical categories range from business management, sales, opportunities and new markets, to operational improvement, technical “how it's done” and the big picture topics that affect us all (the economy, industry, culture and the future).

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PRINT® IS BACK!

Whether you're looking for cutting-edge technologies, want to explore the latest products and services on the market or need the knowledge to overcome your business challenges, you'll get it at PRINT® 18.

We are building on The Learning Experience - more than 50 education sessions that shed light on topics ranging from design/creative process, packaging, marketing, growth strategies and emerging technologies. These educational programs analyze new methods to increase ROI:

  • Education Seminars and Hands-on Labs
  • Panel Discussions
  • Distinguished Leader Speakers
  • Learning Experience Theater Presentations on the Show Floor

As always, PRINT® 18 promises to shed light on the topics and solutions you need to grow YOUR business:

  • Meet with vendors of print and graphic communications technologies to evaluate and compare new products.
  • Network and explore ideas with YOUR community of colleagues, customers, suppliers and prospects in the industry!
A Chat with Kelly Kilga

Growing Our Industry

Kelly Kilga, Vice President Meetings & Events, discusses her role at the Association, where she and her team manage all event activities for APTech, as well as exciting plans for APTech’s signature event—PRINT®—which brings the boldest and brightest innovators, influencers, and newest technology together to create connections that showcase and advance our industry.

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Photo courtesy of Jill Greenberg

Seth Godin to Keynote at PRINT 18

APTech announced that world-renowned entrepreneur and best-selling author Seth Godin will be the keynote speaker at PRINT® 18, APTech’s signature event for the graphic communications industry, which will be held in Chicago, IL September 30 – October 2, 2018.

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A Chat with Mick Rowan

PRINT Success Story

Print IQ's Mick Rowan, Director of Product Development, offers us insight on their success at PRINT 17 and how they plan on continuing that format through to PRINT 18. Originated in New Zealand, Print IQ specializes in Management Workflow Systems and focuses heavily on the North American market. As past attendees, they exhibited for the first time at PRINT 17 and had a "fantastic response" with over 100 demos and more than 15 converted sales!

PRINT Named to Trade Show News Network Top Trade Shows List

The Association for Print Technologies (APTech), formerly NPES, announced that its annual event, PRINT®, has been listed in the 2017 Top 100 U.S. Trade Shows by the Trade Show News Network (TSNN). In addition to verifying that PRINT was top-ranked by number of visitors, TSNN has also qualified the event to be chosen as one of the top 25 fastest-growing in attendance and net square footage.

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