Hudson, N.H. – September 8, 2008 – Presstek, Inc., the leading manufacturer and marketer of digital offset business solutions, today announced that Dr. Joe Webb, will be speaking on the topic, "Rethinking Your Business to Get Ahead of Industry Trends" at Presstek's booth 2811 at Graph Expo, the industry's largest North American trade show. Ten minute presentation sessions by Dr. Webb are scheduled for 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. on October 26th through 28th at McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Webb will also be available 30 minutes before and after the presentation for questions and discussion.
Dr. Joe Webb is one of the graphic arts industry's best-known consultants, forecasters, and commentators. He is the director of WhatTheyThink.com's Economics and Research Center. A 30-year veteran of the graphic arts industry, he was the founder of the influential TrendWatch information service. Since January 2003, his "Mondays with Dr. Joe" column has become a must-read feature on WhatTheyThink.com, as have his quarterly economic forecast webinars, where he analyzes trends in the economy, technology, and the industry, interpreting what they mean for executives and their strategic decisions.
"As printers plan their upcoming capital spending at Graph Expo, it is vital that they choose the right tools to match current and future industry trends," said Kathy McHugh, Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for Presstek. "Dr. Joe brings in-depth knowledge and practical insight to the industry's changing economics and shifting trends. We are pleased to host him in our booth at Graph Expo, where he will share with print service providers the industry forecast and how they can leverage the shift in trends to their advantage."
"The printing industry's profit leaders always ensure that they are maximizing the capacity of their operations. Technologies like Presstek's DI digital offset presses position them for the changes ahead, and new growth opportunities in the print business," said Dr. Joe Webb. "I look forward to speaking with owners and executives about the trends, challenges and actions that they must consider as they match their investments and strategy to meet the demands of print buyers today and tomorrow."
Dr. Joe Webb, "Rethinking Your Business to Get Ahead of Industry Trends"
Presstek booth 2811
Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, October 26–28, 2008
Ten minute presentation at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
Time for questions and discussion: 30 minutes before and after the presentation
WhatTheyThink is the global printing industry's leading independent media organization with both print and digital offerings, including WhatTheyThink.com, PrintingNews.com and WhatTheyThink magazine versioned with a Printing News and Wide-Format & Signage edition. Our mission is to provide cogent news and analysis about trends, technologies, operations, and events in all the markets that comprise today’s printing and sign industries including commercial, in-plant, mailing, finishing, sign, display, textile, industrial, finishing, labels, packaging, marketing technology, software and workflow.