The Print Services & Distribution Association (PSDA) is adding even more charm to Baltimore this year.
It's not just famous for its inner harbor and crab cakes. It's not just the backdrop of HBO's now defunct The Wire. Many know it as "Charm City," but for the printing industry it's the site of PSDA's annual Print Solutions Conference and Expo from May 24 to 26 at the Baltimore Convention Center.
DMIA’s annual Print Solutions conference and exposition will be held Oct. 3-5 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill. The conference will provide three days of educational sessions, including a presentation by this year’s keynote speaker, Newt Gingrich, former Speaker of the House and co-author of “Contract with America.” Join Gingrich as he analyzes the current political climate in Washington, DC, and educates attendees on effective leadership. This year’s conference will feature equipment demonstrations, offering distributors better insight into how various applications are produced. In addition, exchange centers will be located on the show floor with more than 34 hours of
Distributors can still experience consistent sales with basic forms. It was French author Alphonse Karr who once said, "The more things change, the more they are the same." Karr made the profound statement during the 1800s, yet it still rings true today. Even in the world of business forms, labels and systems, where e-commerce, on-demand printing and modern alternatives seem to be taking the industry by storm, one will still find a constant—a continued demand for some very basic traditional products. Take, for instance, just how much traditional products account for overall sales at Web Graphics, Glens Falls, N.Y.—70 percent. And, at Highland Computer
An outbreak of online print solution providers offers an opportunity for convenience—as well as the potential for confusion By Eric Fiedler Just five years ago, electronic commerce was an obscure, futuristic idea. Today, it is everywhere. Five years from now, we may wonder how we ever did business without it. In two years alone, approximately 30 start-up print e-commerce services have been launched or have announced their intention to launch.Services vary significantly, but the most prominent ones provide collaborative tools to facilitate project management between printers and print buyers. Generally, the services enable printers and print buyers to interact through a secure Web site and exchange information about