PIA Announces Keynote Speakers for Offset and Beyond Conference
The Printing Industries of America (PIA) has announced the keynote speakers for Offset and Beyond Conference, May 23 to May 25, in Orlando:
• Michael Graff
Michael Graff is the president and CEO of Sandy Alexander, a leading marketing solutions and printer providing synergistically integrated campaigns that heighten awareness and drive a call to action via print, e-mail, personalized URLs, landing pages, SMS and other channels.
Under Graff's unrelenting leadership and more than 30 years of dedication to his craft, he has been a crucial element in guiding Sandy Alexander through difficult times. He has successfully charted a reconstructing course that includes reasonable growth through the strategic acquisition of nationally respected companies and the diversification of a product mix that includes the addition of a wide array of digital technology/output devices and the creation of the most modern and sophisticated out-of-home division in the country.
• Jim Sampey
Jim Sampey is chief operating officer at Cox Target Media—a subsidiary of Atlanta-based Cox Media Group—providers of Valpak. With more than 180 franchises throughout the United States and Canada, The Blue Envelope delivers savings and value to nearly 40 million households each month. Annually, Valpak will distribute some 20 billion offers inserted in more than 500 million envelopes.
Sampey joined Valpak in 1990 and has held several key leadership positions, including leading the project team responsible for the design and construction of the company’s $220 million Valpak Manufacturing Center in St. Petersburg, Fla. He now oversees several departments including national sales, network sales, franchise partner programs, research, brand marketing, marketing services and creative services, along with postal relations and customer service.
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