3 Critical Takeaways from drupa 2024 for Printing and Marketing Businesses

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Greetings Citizens of the Printerverse! drupa 2024 is now in the rearview. As your Intergalactic Ambassador, I want to share a few things I learned that I believe will affect the success of print and marketing businesses moving forward.  You may agree, you may not… but you can’t say you weren’t warned. European Union Deforesting […]

Antigro Designer to Launch #WeAreDrupa Community Experience at drupa 2024

Kraków, Poland – Antigro Designer, a leading developer of print personalization and customization software for the print industry, is launching drupa’s first ‘printeractive’ community art project, #WeAreDrupa, which will be created in real-time in Hall 7 at drupa 2024. Every drupa attendee and exhibitor will be able to scan a QR code, take a selfie, […]

Creating the Future of Print Together at drupa 2024

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Greetings Citizens of the Printerverse! After 8 long years, drupa, the world’s most important global printing event is taking place from May 28 to June 7 in Dusseldorf, Germany. While there will be a staggering number of exhibitors, visitors, represented countries, technology launches, and square meters to cover across the Messe over 11 days, I […]

How to Attend drupa 2024 Without Leaving Your Desk

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There are lots of ways to participate in printing industry events without being there in person. An event I love to attend virtually is drupa. Yes, they spell it with lowercase letters – even though it’s the biggest and most uppercase print exhibition in the world. I’m going to tell you how I attended drupa […]

drupa 2024: The Prime-Time Event for the Global Printing Industry

Over eleven days from May 28 to June 7, 2024, 1,427 exhibitors from 50 countries will present innovative technologies, solutions, and topics that affect the industry now and in the future. A wide range of special events will provide valuable know-how. Focus on digitalization and sustainability. The international printing industry is eagerly looking forward to […]

VIDEO: drupa DNA Deep Dive with Dr. Samir Husni aka Mr. Magazine

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Known internationally as Mr. Magazine, Dr. Samir Husni discusses the current state of magazines and publishing, his first visit to drupa and the topics he’s presenting at the drupa Cube and drupa DNA, and where you can find more than 180,000 first-edition magazines he has collected over the years. Dr. Samir “Mr. Magazine’ Husni: https://mrmagazine.me […]

QUIZ: Are you Investing or Dabbling in the Printing Industry?

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The printing industry is not just about printers, presses, and paper. It’s a multifaceted world, filled with opportunities, innovations, and challenges. Those opportunities, innovations and challenges require the commitment of dedicated industry members to keep us topical, educated and moving forward. There is a lot of whining and complaining from the industry members who do […]

Print Media Centr Launches 10-hour, Online Conference for International Print Day to Coincide with Print Across America on October 25, 2023

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Two print industry milestone events hosted and produced by Print Media Centr are scheduled for October 25th.   Print professionals around the world will share printspiration, knowledge, market trends and create global networking opportunities in celebration of International Print Day using the hashtag #IPD23 across their social media channels. This year’s theme is #PrintConnects and […]

How To Boost Your Print Shop’s Open House with Digital Marketing

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Hosting an open house event at your print shop is a great way to showcase your capabilities to your prospects and re-engage your current customers. That’s the great part about open houses: They can reignite cold sales funnels and accelerate new and current opportunities. The not-so-great parts of hosting an open house are that the […]

drupa next age: Platform for Networking and New Business

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  The special area drupa next age (dna) sets the scene for newcomers and young talents from the print and packaging sector in a targeted manner. With Deborah Corn and Frank Tueckmantel, drupa has enlisted two strong partners with longstanding industry expertise for organizing and designing this show-in-show for cross-sectional technologies.     Big ideas, small […]

Reality Check: The Perception of Printing

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I record and produce a significant number of episodes for Podcasts from The Printerverse. Discussions about printing, print business, print sales, and print marketing are often playing through my computer, earbuds, car speakers, and voice assistants like Alexa. When I have some mindless admin work to focus on, I click on my pop culture podcast […]