thINK Ahead 2024 | 10 Years
   
   

REGISTRATION IS OPEN

   

JULY 15-17, 2024 | THE BOCA RATON | BOCA RATON, FLORIDA

   
   
   

Join us for the 10th annual thINK Ahead conference in beautiful Boca Raton, Florida to enjoy:

  • Inspiring Keynotes 
  • In-Depth Educational Sessions 
  • Networking & Best Practice Sharing
  • Health & Wellness Activities
  • Entertaining Evening Events
  • 10th Annual thINK Ahead Celebration
   
   

SEE WHAT'S ON THIS YEAR'S AGENDA

   
   

2024 thINK AHEAD PARTNERS

   
   

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

   
   
drupa
   

drupa IS COMING TO thINK AHEAD!

thINK Ahead 2024 attendees will be among the first to see four new Canon Inkjet products, making their first U.S. debut at thINK Ahead 2024 after premiering at drupa:

Canon ProStream 3160 web-fed inkjet press

Canon ColorStream 8200 web-fed inkjet press

Canon varioPRINT iX1700 sheetfed inkjet press

Canon LabelStream inkjet press

   
   

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thINK AHEAD EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS

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BEN NEMTIN

Leading with a Purpose

#1 New York Times bestselling author Ben Nemtin will share leadership strategies proven to get results and empower teams, boosting retention and engagement. Ranked #2 Motivational Speaker globally by Global Gurus, Ben is a leading Organizational Culture Thought Leader. As co-founder of The Buried Life movement, his message of radical possibility has been featured on major media such as The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Today Show, CNN, NBC, FOX, ABC, CBS, and more.

   

MARCUS MONROE

Award Winning Comedian

Marcus Monroe, an award-winning comedian based in New York City, delivers a high-energy blend of innovative humor and comedic banter filled with awkwardness. He has earned acclaim for his performances, receiving the prestigious Andy Kaufman Award and being featured on The Late Show, HBO, MTV, and ABC. The New York Times has named his show a NYT critics’ pick four times, hailing him as "one of the most entertaining performers in New York City." He starred in the Olivier Award-winning Off-Broadway and London production of "La Soiree: The Rise and Fall of Marcus Monroe," which premiered to rave reviews.

   
   

PLUS...

   

NEW INNOVATIVE INKJET PRODUCTS — UNVEILED!

thINK Ahead 2024 attendees will be among the first in the U.S. to witness the debut of four new Canon inkjet products, which premiered at drupa. In addition, Francis McMahon, Executive Vice President of Production Print Solutions, will provide an update on the latest industry-leading inkjet innovations.

10th ANNUAL thINK AHEAD CELEBRATIONS

We have lots of fun in store to celebrate the 10th anniversary of thINK Ahead! You won’t want to miss the amazing evening events that enable you to have fun while networking and building relationships.

IN-DEPTH EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS

With 15 in-depth educational sessions to choose from, there's something for everyone! Sessions will address the issues print service providers are facing today, including pricing for profit, marketing your print business, sales strategies, innovative HR practices, AI in print, profit sharing, mergers & acquisitions, best practices post-Wayfair, and more. Check out the agenda!

INKJET TOURS & DEMOS

thINK Ahead 2024 will host the U.S. debut of four new Canon inkjet products. Don’t miss the opportunity to see innovative inkjet technology in action at the Canon Americas Customer Innovation Center (CIC).

CANON SOLUTIONS AMERICA INKJET PRINT INNOVATION WALL

Want to get some inkjet inspiration? Peruse the Inkjet Print Innovation Wall at the CIC to learn how other inkjet print service providers are leveraging inkjet to stand out!

   
   

NETWORKING & BEST PRACTICE SHARING

thINK Ahead is all about community. Whether you’re getting to know industry peers over a meal or catching up with old friends during happy hours or Cabana Nights, expect plenty of opportunities to connect and learn from one another.

PARTNER PAVILION & thINK THEATER SESSIONS

Plan to engage with Canon Solutions America inkjet partners in the thINK Ahead Partner Pavilion and listen in on lively thINK Theater sessions to learn about industry-leading inkjet solutions.

thINK FUTURE

Be part of the future of print! Learn more about the Graphic Communications Scholarship Foundation (GCSF), a not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) organization that supports students in the graphic communications media industry.

HEALTH & WELLNESS ACTIVITIES

Get to know your peers while participating in a variety of optional health and wellness activities, including pickleball, yoga, and a fun run!

thINK MEMBER BENEFITS

Canon Solutions America production inkjet customers have access to free tools, training, resources, and programs to help them accelerate success with inkjet. Stop by the thINK Member desk to learn about all the benefits available to you.

   
   
 

Choose Tecnau as a finishing partner for your Canon inkjets 

Visit Tecnau at thINK Ahead to learn more about our family of innovative finishing solutions for Canon ProStream, ColorStream 8000, and varioPRINT iX. 

   

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