Newton, MA, February 26, 2008 – Questex Media Group's ON DEMAND Conference & Exposition (ondemandexpo.com), the preeminent event for commercial printers, publishers, and in-plant printing professionals, will host international printing delegations from China, Italy, Japan and Russia. Senior executives from the different regions will join more than 10,000 printing professionals and print service providers as they discover new strategies to find, attract, retain and grow new business with digital technology. The ON DEMAND Conference & Exposition will take place at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center from March 4-6, with tutorials on Monday, March 3, 2008.
"Representatives from over 60 countries will attend the conference and expo this year, making ON DEMAND one of the leading digital printing events worldwide," commented Debra Brown, Event Director, ON DEMAND Conference & Expo. "We are excited to host the delegations and look forward to their participation."
"China, Japan and Russia represent three emerging markets for digital printing. We are expecting strong growth rates from these regions over the next five years," commented Charlie Pesko, Executive Vice President, Questex Media. "Italy represents the fourth largest economy and represents 8.7 percent of print on demand installments in Europe. We expect, as the economy improves, Italy will reach its full potential as a market leader."
During their visit, the international delegates will tour the ON DEMAND show floor to see and touch the latest in digital printing technology, attend the dynamic keynote sessions, receive a market briefing by InfoTrends, as well as tour local printing sites, Nextgen Printing and W.A. Wilde.
Nextgen, a full service printing, marketing, and communications company, located in Canton, MA, will discuss their continuing transition from print provider to an "all-under-one-roof" marketing solutions provider.
"We are excited to be sharing our experience with this international delegation. We look forward to not only showing these folks what we do, but also listening to and learning from them as well," said John Rothstein, Nextgen's President. The international delegation will see Nextgen's ninety experienced employees utilizing state-of-the-art technology to help customers market to, print for, and communicate with their customers. Nextgen's total solution package makes the best use of traditional offset printing, digital equipment for variable data messaging, wide format printing, along with a full bindery and in-house mailing and fulfillment services.
"We are very proud that Questex Media Group's ON DEMAND Conference & Exposition has chosen Nextgen to host this prestigious international delegation," added Rothstein.
Founded in 1868, W.A. Wilde has evolved from a small New England publishing company into one of the nation's leading direct marketing solutions provider. Based in Holliston, MA, W. A. Wilde offers a comprehensive suite of direct marketing services- including strategic account planning, creative development, integrated media research and acquisition, turnkey direct mail production services, database management, and fulfillment services. In addition, the company holds a cutting-edge position in digital asset management and currently offers its clients a host of web-based marketing tools as well as highly customizable print-on-demand capabilities. To that end, Wilde recently announced the launch of its Digital Publishing division, which integrates traditional binding equipment with the latest digital printing technologies to serve sectors that rely heavily on digital printing like education, financial services and other web-to-print publishing businesses.
"Our business continues to focus on our core expertise-strategic marketing, technology solutions, direct mail, and fulfillment. However, with an increased demand from customers for digital publishing, we expect custom digital printing will be a growing segment of our W.A. Wilde's business over the next few years," said Tom A. Wilde, CEO and president, W.A. Wilde Company.
For more information about the ON DEMAND Conference & Exposition, or to register, visit http://www.ondemandexpo.com or call 888-824-3004.
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