IPMA Conference Less Than Seven Weeks Away
More than 100 in-plant managers will meet in Pittsburgh from June 11-14 for the In-plant Printing and Mailing Association (IPMA) conference, the largest in-plant event of the year. Some of the in-plants that have already registered are:
- Navy Federal Credit Union
- Shelter Insurance
- East Kentucky Power Coop
- Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta
- Nationwide Childrens Hospital
- Mary Kay Corp.
- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
- Guilford County Schools
- Christian Broadcasting Network
- Contra Costa County
- The states of Colorado, Tennessee, Wisconsin, Michigan, California, North Dakota and Oregon
- And countless colleges and state universities from Oklahoma, Utah, Texas, Iowa, Delaware, California, Nebraska, Minnesota, Virginia and many others
As a bonus, IPMA is offering $200 gift card to any attendee who brings someone to conference who has never attended (or at least not in the past five years). Time is running out to register. The cutoff date for special pricing at the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown is May 19. Visit the IPMA website for registration info or email Mike Loyd at email@example.com.
In addition to comparing notes with fellow in-plant managers, attendees will enjoy a host of educational opportunities. Perhaps the biggest name on the speaker roster is Steve Gilliland, back for the second year in a row. His entertaining stories were a hit at the 2016 conference, and his presentation this year promises to show attendees how to open doors to success in their careers, their relationships and their lives.
Other featured speakers include:
- Peter Muir, president of Bizucate, an educator, consultant, marketer, maker and motivator known for helping individuals and organizations find profitable opportunities through more effective communications.
- Howie Fenton, noted consultant and thought leader in the printing and digital communication industry, and an author of five books and hundreds of articles and blogs.
- Dr. Joe Webb, a consultant, entrepreneur and economics commentator, also back for his second IPMA conference in a row.
- Barb Pellow, of InfoTrends, who has many years of experience helping companies develop multi-media strategies and build strategic marketing plans.
- Jim Rowell, CEO and co-founder of Rising Sun Consultants, who spent more than 25 years in the corporate world as a professional trainer, supervisor and director, will discuss leadership fitness.
Among the in-plant managers sharing their expertise in sessions will be:
- Tom Tozier (University of Nevada-Las Vegas): In Defense of Our Existence
- Bonnie Lyons (Villanova) Sowing The Seeds of Growth
- Ben Fowler (Shelter Insurance Company) Leading & Supporting Communications with the Challenge of Multi-Generations
- Jimmy Vainstein and Andrew Berghauser (The World Bank): Are You Ready for Virtual Reality?
- Sherri Isbell (University of Oklahoma) Marketing Your Awards
- Catherine Chambers (Alfred State): Best Practices for In-plant Management
Get the full lowdown on the conference, including details about evening and pre-conference outings, by visiting the IPMA website.
Check out IPG's video of the IPMA 2016 conference: