Media Partner: Shaping the Future of Print: Commercial Print Conference 2020

Media Partner: Shaping the Future of Print: Commercial Print Conference 2020
The fifth edition of “Shaping the Future of Print 2020” conference will take place on the 20th February 2020, in Brussels, at the Crowne Plaza.

Commercial print is the topic of the conference and is defined as the production of brochures, leaflets and catalogues. Among the topics being addressed are market trends, online-print, environmental aspects and European legislation affecting the sector.
The agenda covers the following topics:
  • Sustainable in a Circular Economy – presented by Emmanuelle Maire, Head of Unit Sustainable Production, Products & Consumption, European Commission DG Environment (EU)
  • The product life cycle and environmental labelling schemes – presented by Jannick Schmidt, CEO of 2.-0 LCA Consultants and Assistant Professor at the University of Aalborg (DK)
  • The potential of embellishment by hot stamping, cold transfer and digital metal – presented by Markus Hoffmann, Senior Vice President, Leonard Kurz Foundation & Co. KG (DE)
  • The end of door as we know them? – A panel discussion on the new and ongoing developments affecting door drops in national contexts in Europe.
    • Matthieu Prevost, Environment Officer at UNIC (FR)
    • Miguel Delcour, Chief Executive of KVGO (NL)
    • Mark Davies, Managing Director of Whistl and President of ELMA (the European Letterbox Marketing Association)
    • Dr Jörg Eggers, BVDA (Bundesverband Deutscher Anzeigenblätter e.V.)
  • Commercial print & catalogues market trends – presented by Sean Smyth, Consultant and Analyst at Smithers
  • Customer case study – presented by Jo Van De Weghe, Sales & Marketing Manager at Symeta, the inhouse direct mail company of Colruyt Group
  • Market and technology: Printer case study – presented by Annette Dales, Managing Director of Multicopy (NL)
  • Industrial emissions: new requirements for heatset offstet printing – presented by Paul Verspoor, Environmental Consultant for Intergraf.

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Smithers is a media partner of the ‘Shaping the Future of Print’ Conference.

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