APTech launches LeadingPRINT Forum April 23

The Association for PRINT Technologies (APTech, Reston, Viriginia) has launched its LeadingPRINT Forum – a new, executive-level education and networking event that will be held Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The inaugural event will bring together some of the best and most experienced leaders in the printing industry for a highly interactive, motivational conference “designed to drive leadership success.” Held at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center with the ISA International Sign Expo 2019 and XPLOR19, this half-day event will address pressing business challenges and how to get the maximum results from your team to create sustained business growth.

Ken Garner.

The education sessions will focus on building a competitive advantage, expanding your customer base, improving customer loyalty, and motivating and retaining a qualified, responsive workforce. Featured keynote speakers will include:

  • Ron Rosenberg, President of QualityTalk, discussing The Eight Rings of Organizational Leadership.
  • Ken Garner, VP of Business Development & Industry Relations at APTech elaborating on Solving Tricky Personnel Management Challenges.
  • Lawrence Chou, CEO, MGX Copy/Gina Danner, CEO, NextPage/Joe Gass, CEO, Heritage Printing & Graphics, discussing Building a Competitive Advantage – High Performing CEOs Share Their Secrets.
Thayer Long.

The event also includes the Xplor General Session: Pitchforks. Fire. Villagers. And You! with moderator Scott Draeger, VP of Customer Transformation at Quadient, as well as networking opportunities at the Xplor Opening Reception. Attendees of the LeadingPRINT Forum will also receive complimentary entry into the ISA International Sign Expo exhibit hall. VIEW THE LeadingPRINT FORUM SCHEDULE here.

“APTech knows the challenges facing the industry—we created this event to give leaders in the print industry the chance to empower their own growth,” said Thayer Long, APTech President. “The opportunity to network at the Forum with other executives and emerging leaders for business strategies and insights will be invaluable.” For more information about the LeadingPRINT Forum, please visit https://www.printtechnologies.org/events/leadingprint-forum.


Tony Curcio is the editor of Graphic Arts Magazine.