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                                                               EVENT CALENDAR   november
                                                                                7 (Sat.)
                                                                                                                                                 Color Management Conference at the Pointe Hilton Tapatio
                                                                                                                                                 Cliffs Resort in Phoenix. Two keynote speakers for the event
                                                                                                                                                 are “Delivering the Color for Broadway” by Wayne Sapper and
                                                                                Printing Industries of America’s Leadership Summit takes         Yehuda Blau-Maur of King Displays Inc. and “Forecasting the
                                                                                place in advance of the Converge Conference in Orlando,          Right Colors “ by James Martin, CMG, Color Marketing Group.
                                                                                Fla. The Summit will give executives the chance to explore       This year’s conference will also feature a special pre-conference
                                                                                the management challenges tied to offering new services.         session on color management across different printing processes
                                                                                The topics include Corporate Self Marketing, moderated by        as well as the annual photography pre-conference session, which
                                                                                Mark Stevens, MSCO (keynote speaker and author of Your           this year is open to all photographers from amateur to profes-
                                                                                Marketing Sucks); New Technology in the World of Cross           sional. For more information, visit www.printing.org/color.
                                                                                Media, moderated by Robert Kraft, First Edge Solutions;
                                                                                and Organizing and Stimulating Sales in a New Business
                                                                                Paradigm, moderated by Peter Winters, The Winters Group.
                                                                                For more information, visit www.printing.org/converge or
                                                                                contact Jim Workman at (412) 259-1710 or e-mail jwork-
                                                                                                                                                    A Look at Garment Printing Trends
                                                                                                                                                   What markets are garment decorators betting on for the next
                                                                                16-18 (Mon.-Wed.)                                                  three years? Historically, the top five markets for garment deco-
                                                                                Information Management Institute’s 6th Annual Security             rators are athletic teams, educational institutions, nonprofit
                                                                                Printing Conference will take place at the Sheraton                organizations, corporate branding and business-to-consumer
                                                                                Baltimore City Center Hotel in Baltimore. It will bring            (B2C). Over the past three years, more garment decorators have
                                                                                together experts to address digital printing technologies’         reported that they serve these markets, especially B2C. In fact,
                                                                                capabilities and shortcomings relative to printing secure          garment decorators have indicated they serve more markets than
                                                                                output, as well as the options available to enhance the            in the past, perhaps as part of a diversification strategy.
                                                                                production of secure documents. It will feature more than
                                                                                20 presentations from Appleton, Buena Vista Resources,             But are markets getting more crowded because of diversification
                                                                                Elaine Bresnick Consulting, Eastman Kodak, FBI Laboratory,         of the customer base? Is there enough demand for decorated
                                                                                JOEL Global Product & Brand Security, Heidelberg, H.W.             apparel to go around? In some cases, like B2C, it appears there is.
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