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February 5, 2019

Share Your Expertise at PRINT 19 - Call for Proposals Is Open


Reston, VA—The PRINT 19 call for speakers and proposals is now open! The Association for PRINT Technologies (APTech) invites you to submit a proposal for consideration for its signature annual event, taking place October 3-5, 2019 in Chicago, IL.

Attendees come to Chicago, the heart of the print community, every year to attend PRINT to learn new strategies to thrive in today's market. They want to capitalize on industry trends to stay ahead of the competition, to demonstrate that print is relevant, and to increase their bottom line. If you are a subject matter expert or industry innovator who has knowledge to share that could make a difference in the industry, we want your proposal.

PRINT features dozens of education sessions critical to success. The seminars we select will be timely and focused on a topic of greatest relevance to people in the realm of print and visual communications.

  • Big Picture—Industry, Economy, Culture and Future
  • Brands & Packaging
  • Innovation & Technology
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Opportunities & Markets
  • Printing/Mailing/Converting Operations
  • Sales & Customer Service


“PRINT 19 is set to deliver unique, industry-leading education focused on how to thrive in today's marketplace,” said Thayer Long, APTech President. “We will have more sessions featuring brand-related content, both by and for brand managers and will provide actionable solutions for selling to today's marketplace.”

If you are an industry speaker or expert with insight into the featured topics or have a dynamic topic of your own, please submit your idea for a PRINT 19 session by Monday, February 25, 2019.

Contact APTech Associate Vice President, Program and Community Development, Julie Shaffer at with questions or for more information.

About the Association for PRINT Technologies
The Association for PRINT Technologies (APTech) is a purpose-driven organization dedicated to supporting the entire printing value chain. We believe in helping our members maximize alignment with their value chain partners to be more effective and competitive. Printing has been vital to communication for decades; today, the digital culture has heightened our industry’s complexity and reframed its relevance. The Association's signature event—PRINT®—answers the call by bringing the boldest and brightest innovators, influencers, and newest technology together to create connections that showcase and advance our industry. For complete information about the Association, its programs, and its member companies, visit: or phone: 703/264-7200.