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HP and IPEX 2014: The Full Story

HP surprised the printing industry when the news came out last week that the company had decided not to exhibit at Ipex 2014, which is moving from its long-time location in Birmingham to new digs in London. Senior Editor Cary Sherburne spoke with HP’s Sumeer Chandra to get a better understanding of what was behind this decision, and also includes an official statement from IPEX.

By Cary Sherburne
Published: June 26, 2012


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Cary Sherburne is a well-known author, journalist and marketing consultant whose practice is focused on marketing communications strategies for the printing and publishing industries.

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By Henry Freedman on Jun 26, 2012

This is an excellent oportunity for HP's competitors.


By Erik Nikkanen on Jun 26, 2012

Landa is now reconsidering whether to be at IPEX.



By Chuck Gehman on Jun 27, 2012

Actually, HP not being there really does nothing for the competitors.

Just because HP isn't at the show doesn't mean they won't be in the consideration set of a qualified buyer.

I'm not going to go to the show and look at XYZ digital press, and then not look at an Indigo because they aren't at Ipex. That would be idiotic.


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