IPMA Conference Boasts 42 Percent Jump in Attendance
Last week more than 135 in-plant managers met in Charleston, S.C. for the 52nd In-Plant Printing and Mailing Association conference. With 44 first-time attendees and more than 135 in-plants overall, the conference was bustling with activity, conversations and excitement.
IPG was there, attending sessions, talking with managers and finding out the latest in-plant industry news. To give you a better picture of what went on during this exciting event, IPG shots hours of video, and we've been making it available on the video tab on our home page. Some of the highlights so far:
- At the IPMA 2011 opening reception, old friends and new attendees alike mingled and swapped stories. See what it was like and watch IPMA President John Sarantakos welcome the impressive group.
- Since installing a Canon Pro C6000, color printing at Connecticut College has shot up more than 375 percent. After his presentation, Chris Barclay talks about his in-plant's decision to step up its color output.
- Charlie Holden of Houston Independent School District's in-plant tells IPG's Bob Neubauer why it's crucial to BLUF your CFO on your equipment proposal.
- When it comes to variable data jobs, in-plants can add more value by helping with the campaign planning process. Kodak's Mark Egeling explains how in-plants can use marketing science and testing to get the best results.
- IPG's Bob Neubauer interviews the Best of Show winners right after they receive their trophies at the IPMA awards dinner.
- Ricoh brought IPMA into the worldwide spotlight when it launched its new Ricoh Pro C651EX/C751EX/C751 mid-production digital color systems on day one of the In-Plant Printing & Mailing Association conference. Marketing VP Carl Joachim explains the significance of this announcement.
Many more videos are being edited as we speak, so check back daily at www.InPlantGraphics.com and click on the video tab.