Deborah Corn, Principal and Intergalactic Ambassador to The Printerverse at Print Media Centr (PMC), has been selected to produce programming for the Innovations Theatre at Graphics Canada in Toronto April 6-8, 2017. Renowned for providing diverse, world-class educational panels and seminars at major industry events, Corn will facilitate knowledge transfer between significant brands and brains and willing attendees free of charge throughout the three days of the show.
From technical sessions addressing production workflow and colour to C-suite interviews and capturing revenue from new verticals, Corn’s exemplary range of sessions offer something to every delegate attending Graphics Canada. All presentations are free to show attendees, while those who aren’t able to make it to the event can benefit from this top-quality content online via Facebook Live and Periscope.
Corn and show exhibitors will deliver a broad, exciting programme across the three days, ranging from technology and trends to practical advice on how printers can optimise production and access new verticals. The complete schedule runs as follows:
Thursday, April 6
11:00 – 11:45am Incoming! Print Techs and Trends You Cannot Ignore!
This panel will focus on just launched and upcoming technology and provide thought leadership into where industry segments are headed.
1:00 – 1:45pm Print Smart: Evaluating Tools for Saving Time and Money
This panel will focus on tips and best practices for printers to assess their workflows, and the processes to finding the right solutions for their business.
3:00 – 3:45pm Post-Press Success: Winning with Finishing
This panel will focus on the wonderful world of finishing, and the ROI it can bring.
Friday, April 7
11:00 – 11:45am Print Ninja Warrior – Adapting to the new Game
This panel will focus the state of the industry, the equipment and technology driving unique print applications, and how printers can stay strong and survive.
12:00 – 12:45pm Optimize Prime: Transforming Your Workflow
This panel will focus on helping printers understand how to optimize their workflow and maximize their profits.
1:00 – 1:45pm 50 Shades of YAY! Colour Management, Paper and Digital Print
This panel will focus on the value of colour management, and how to manage colour across multiple devices and substrates.
Saturday, April 8
11:00 – 11:45am Living Large: Penthouse Possibilities with Wide Format
This panel will focus on opportunities with wide format including opening new revenue streams with customers, vertical markets and substrate options.
12:00 – 12:45pm Breach is the New Black: Privacy, Data and the Cloud
This panel will focus on helping printers understand how to protect their customers and their data by sharing best practices, tools, and tips.
Additional Innovation Theatre programming includes:
Thursday April 6
12:00 – 12:45pm Frank Romano presents: The New Print Industry – Trends & Opportunities
2:00 – 2:45pm Fireside Chat: John Corley (CEO, Xerox Canada), Chris Dewart (CEO, Konica Minolta) Canada and Glenn Laverty(CEO, Ricoh Canada) moderated by Frank Romano
Friday April 8
2:00 – 2:45pm Wide Format 101 – presented by SGIA
3:00 – 3:45pm Wide Format 201 – presented by SGIA
These sessions will address how visitors can access this profitable new print area, from entry-level inspiration to practical growth advice.
“This is the first time I’ve had the opportunity to bring the ‘Printspiration’ of Print Media Centr programming to Graphics Canada – and I really can’t wait to engage with this amazing audience,” says Deborah Corn, Principal, PMC. “Our panels are often praised for being motivational while providing real, practical advice. We’re joining forces with major vendors such as HP, Canon, Xerox and Ricoh, Epsonand many others to ensure a rich, invigorating content programme that will inspire and inform throughout the show.”
Dan Mustata, Show Manager for Graphics Canada, adds: “We are absolutely thrilled to work with Deborah Corn and Print Media Centr to organize the most exciting panel discussions in the Innovations Theatre at Graphics Canada 2017. Deborah is passionate about our industry, knowledgeable, witty and original – and we know she’ll help us enthuse and energize the Canadian graphics and printing industry with her contribution to Graphics Canada.”
Those unable to attend the exhibition in person can connect with Print Media Centr at http://facebook.com/printmediacentr to watch the Innovations Theatre live throughout the show.