Popular Annual Technology and Industry Trends Update Conference Leads into GRAPH EXPO 16
Reston, VA - The EXECUTIVE OUTLOOK Conference held annually prior to the opening of GRAPH EXPO [and PRINT] is always highly popular among graphic communications industry professionals. EXCUTIVE OUTLOOK 2016 promises to continue the tradition by offering a solid lineup of topics and speakers who will explore this year's theme of "Finding New Markets."
The conference will be held on Sunday, September 25, 2016 immediately prior to the opening of GRAPH EXPO 16, coming to the Orange County Convention Center-North, in Orlando, FL. The program will feature top experts from the graphic communications industry who will examine the smartest and most profitable approaches to "Finding New Markets." The conference also will unveil the winners of the 2016 MUST SEE 'EMS "Best of Category" and "Legacy" Awards, and the 2016 "Positively Print" awardee.
"EXECUTIVE OUTLOOK is one of the major annual events for leaders in the graphic communications industry," says Graphic Arts Show Company (GASC) President Thayer Long. "This year's emphasis on finding new markets is especially timely in the face of today's ever diversifying industry."
The 2016 EXECUTIVE OUTLOOK conference, sponsored by EFI and Xerox, will kick off at 8:00 am with a welcome and sponsor acknowledgement from Long after which Doug Grant, President, Westamerica Communications, will present this year's Keynote Address, "Winning the Omni-Channel Challenge: Inside Westamerica's Success."
Immediately following the Keynote, Andrew Paparozzi, Vice President/Chief Economist at Epicomm, will present the annual Economic Forecast. Next on the program Hal Hinderliter, Principal at Hal Hinderliter Consulting Services, will discuss "Finding New Markets: At Home and Abroad."
Following a coffee/networking break, Cary Sherburne, Senior Editor at WhatTheyThink.com will present "Travelogue: Print in Cuba Today - A First-Hand Report." Next on the program will be Nick Bruno, Owner & President of Harris & Bruno International, who will offer his insights and experience on "Breaking Barriers: Doing Business Internationally."
Following Bruno's presentation, Erica Walker, Instructor at Clemson University, will discuss an "ROI Report: The Case for Offering Creative Services In-House." The conference educational presentations will conclude with an end-user interview of Gary Ritkes, President of SproutLoud Media Networks, covering the keys to "Creative Success in an Omni-Channel World."
EXECUTIVE OUTLOOK 16 will wrap-up with the annual announcements of the MUST SEE 'EMS "Best of Category" winners and "Legacy" awardee by Hinderliter. That will be followed by Long and Phil Riebel, President of Two Sides North America, announcing the 2016 "Positively Print" awardee.
For more information about the EXECUTIVE OUTLOOK conference at GRAPH EXPO 16, and to register to attend, visit: www.GraphExpo.com.