Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts-based Print Buyers International (PBI) announced the 6th Annual Print & Media Conference will be held at GRAPH EXPO in Chicago, Sept. 13 through Sept. 14. Leading into the conference will be the popular, full-day PBI Boot Camp on Sept. 12. The news, which creates a robust classroom and GRAPH EXPO show floor learning experience for attendees, comes in the wake of PBI's highly successful Print Buyer Forums held at GRAPH EXPO over the past three years.
Located in Chestnut Hill, Mass., Print Buyers International (PBI), producer of the 4th Annual Print Buyers Conference in Westford, Mass., announced there will be four keynote presentations at the conference, held Nov. 3 to Nov. 5 at the Westford Regency Inn & Conference Center.
Portland, Oregon-based Columbia Sportswear and Trevose, Pennsylvania-based BroderBros Co., including the company's Alpha, Broder and NES divisions, have mutually decided to terminate their long-standing relationship due to business and economic pressures faced this year.
Don’t let the economic slowdown get your printing company down. Jumpstart your sales success by educating your team about what print buyers really need and want at the first-in-the-nation Boot Camp for Print Reps from Print Buyers International (PBI), Chestnut Hill, Mass. The half-day seminar will provide the inside line on the real-world questions and concerns of print buyers today. Designed specifically to educate printing sales reps, customer service reps, paper reps, even print company executives and CEOs, Boot Camp for Print Reps is the only seminar led by the expert printing and print buying powerhouses of RIT Professor Emeritus Frank Romano and PBI
Print Buyers International, Chestnut Hill, Mass., launched an online Print Buyer Glossary featuring several hundred words and phrases listed alphabetically. “We’re delighted to be able to provide this resource to the print-buying community,” said Margie Dana, founder of Print Buyers International and its member-based group, Boston Print Buyers. “One of the most exciting aspects is the fact that it will function much like a wiki. We encourage members of the industry—especially buyers—to submit terms for inclusion in our glossary. There’s a form online for submitting entries. New terms will be incorporated regularly, resulting in relevant and current content.” Print Buyers International is also in
Margie Dana, founder of Print Buyers International, Chestnut Hill, Mass., offers a little glimpse into a huge aspect of commercial printing in her article “That’s a (Building) Wrap”, which is reprinted below. Enjoy! You know those building wraps, where a massive promotional campaign is printed digitally and installed on the outside of buildings? Maybe you already know how these giants are produced, but I didn’t. So I interviewed Judd Morgan of USA Image (www.usaimage.com)—a Louisville, Kentucky-based company specializing in grand format printing—to answer basic questions about this specialty. MD: I understand your focus is—and has always been—grand format printing. Can you