Detailing the latest digital trends and signposting opportunities will be industry thought leaders Andrew Davis, a bestselling author and internationally acclaimed keynote speaker Steve Lister, who has been working with brands for nearly 20 years to create inspirational, disruptive and impactful retail displays, Joy Gendusa, an entrepreneur, business owner, author, established speaker and philanthropist, and Christian Kopocz, digital native and disruptive thinker.
Topics for the conference program include “The Future Of Digital IS Print”, “Making Print And Marketing Human”, “Print And Marketing - Two Sides Of The Same Coin”, “Learning A New Skill That Could Kill You”, “So You Want To Be A Print And Marketing Services Provider” and “How To Achieve Predictable Profits."
In addition to the speakers, who will also include Konica Minolta customers, there will be many interactive sessions and panel debates.
“We are expecting members from around the world, including the US and Asia, to make the most of this educational and informative event,” says Andy Barber, chairman, PROKOM – managing director (Digital) of UK Mail Ltd. “They will get the inside track on market trends, developments and predictions to help them stay ahead of the curve. They will also learn from industry experts how to implement sound measures to successfully grow their operations.”
He adds: “What is exciting about this inaugural event is the ability for members to learn new skills, share experiences and create new opportunities.”
J. Chris Bowen, chief technology officer of Cohber in Rochester, NY, who is a US board representative of PROKOM, says: “Connecting, learning and sharing experiences is what every business needs in a fast-moving, multi-channel world. And this inaugural conference will provide the perfect platform. I look forward to meeting fellow user-group members from across the world and sharing important news on the next steps for PROKOM.”
PROKOM, the Konica Minolta production printing user association, enables members from all over the globe to enjoy a "hands-on" opportunity to network, learn and grow their business in a multi-channel world. The PROKOM web portal offers practical guides, tips and tricks, videos and tutorials on various topics. These range from sales and marketing, business and strategy to technical operations.
PROKOM also offers members ways to learn how to evolve their business through e-learning; harness technologies and methodologies to future-proof their business and adopt measures to drive efficiency. They can also gain access to exclusive seminars, programs and conferences, share knowledge and explore networking opportunities.