Miami, FL & Torrance, CA– July 1, 2004 – Xplor International and Printing Association of Florida today announce that Xplor will join Graphics of the Americas 2005 in Miami Beach, February 4-6. Xplor will bring a 2-day variable data conference to Graphics of the Americas’ 30th Anniversary Conference and Exhibition.
Produced by the Printing Association of Florida (PAF), Graphics of the Americas (GOA) is the second largest graphic communications show in the Americas, hosting the vital Southeast and Northeast U.S., as well as Latin American and Caribbean markets.
“We are excited to focus our educational strengths to bring an outstanding variable data conference to Graphics of the Americas, enabling us to further expose our unique offerings to the strong United States, Latin American and Caribbean professionals that visit GOA,” says Skip Henk, President & CEO Xplor International. “Xplor teaming with Graphics of the Americas is a natural fit as convergence progresses in our industry. We plan on working closely with the Printing Association of Florida and Graphics of the Americas to continue giving support to industry decision makers.”
Michael H. Streibig, President & CEO, Printing Association of Florida, says, “Like PAF and Graphics of the Americas, Xplor works hard to evaluate emerging business opportunities and accordingly develop innovative programs for graphic arts professionals. This is a key component of Skip Henk’s vision, and one that meshes well with our own.”
Streibig points to Xplor’s track record in communicating effectively with the marketplace, saying that the organization’s efforts to help traditional graphic arts professionals find success in growing ancillary applications such as variable data makes it a perfect partner for PAF and GOA.
“Together we will be able to bring additional benefits to members of PAF and Xplor as well as our Graphics of the Americas attendees.”
“As our industry continues to evolve, Graphics of the Americas constantly strives to offer additional information to decision makers who are looking to stay ahead of the curve. Working with strategic partners such as Xplor, an authority in its industry segment, will enhance the experience for our attendees. We look forward to helping expand Xplor's exposure to the United States and Latin American markets,” adds Chris Price, Vice President & General Manager, Graphics of the Americas.
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