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Growing Together - National Postal Forum 2015

Submitted by sjammallo on June 3, 2015

Growing Together was the theme of this year’s National Postal Forum held in Anaheim, California, May 17-20, 2015. As the Postmaster General, Megan Brennan, stated in her welcome letter to the attendees, “As our industry adapts to an increasingly digital world, growth strategies depend on sharing and rapidly adopting best practices, especially with regard to data and technology use. That’s why the Forum plays such an important role in spurring growth in our industry.”

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New Opportunities in Book Printing

Submitted by tleibrandt on May 29, 2015

I imagine you’ve heard the drumbeat about digital book production. Some experts are predicting growth rates of 15% per year while offset-produced books decline 9% per year. What’s driving this, of course, is the age-old publisher’s dilemma of how to accurately forecast demand. The need to control costs and inventories plus find new revenue streams from reprints, backlists and out-of-print titles are fueling the migration to shorter and shorter print runs including on-demand book printing in quantities as small as one.

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Insightful Market Knowledge and Exceptional Networking at the Third Annual Inkjet Summit

Submitted by tpowers on May 19, 2015

Senior managers and business executives looking to better understand how current and future inkjet production printing technology, software, and solutions will impact their business and investment decisions met in Ponte Vedra Beach Florida, April 27-29, 2015, for the third annual Inkjet Summit. They were joined by leading technology manufacturers, software providers, supplies vendors, and thought leaders for this very unique business forum.

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Xploration 15 - The Place to be in April

Submitted by sjammallo on April 28, 2015

Spring is a busy time for trade shows and association conventions, and one that holds special significance for me is the annual Xplor International convention. Xploration® 2015 was held in Orlando, Florida at the Wyndham Orlando
Resort, April 13-16, 2015.

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Spring MAILCOM 2015 At A Glance

Submitted by sjammallo on April 15, 2015

All of us have many demands on our time. How to prioritize those demands is an important key to being successful. I’ve found that a good way to enhance one’s success in our industry is to make it a priority to attend relevant educational and networking conferences - like the recent Spring MAILCOM event.

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