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If you’re a product manager for a newspaper, a group of papers, or have responsibility for prepress, printing and production for the commercial side of a newspaper… You are invited!

NO MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED. Plus, complimentary PRINT 2017 exhibit hall registration is included!


Plan now to join your fellow print production executives for ING 2017, then stay a day or two to explore PRINT 17.

We recommend:

Arrive earlier on September 8 and enjoy the many attractions the Windy City has to offer before the Friday evening reception. Check these sites for ideas: www.choosechicago.com or www.chicagotraveler.com/chicago_tourism.htm

SEPTEMBER

FRIDAY

Reception & Conference Registration

Hyatt Regency – Chicago – 151 E. Wacker Drive

5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Register for ING conference Network with your peers from across the US Enjoy cocktails and light hors d’oeuvres, have fun

7:00 — ?……………….Dine in downtown Chicago with friends or companions anywhere you wish. Retire at the hotel to allow for a good night’s sleep. Here’s to Sweet dreams of cost savings and revenue ideas you’ll hear in the a.m.

SEPTEMBER

SATURDAY

Day of Conference

8:00 a..m.…….….. Registration (if you missed the night before) and Continental Breakfast
9:00 ……………… Conference Welcome and keynote speaker, Joe Deluca (Tampa Bay Times)
9:35……….………. Developing a Successful Commercial Printing Proposal
10:05……………… Energy Efficiency Planning at the Minneapolis Star Tribune
10:35.…….……….. Update on The Boston Globe’s New Production Facility
11:00 …….……….. Power Hour Round Tables
Small group sharing of cost savings and revenue generating ideas
12:00 p.m ….…….. ING sponsored luncheon
ING Update, Graph Expo, logistics by Joe Bowman
1:00 ………….…… Keynote speaker – Wayne Pelland – Gatehouse Media
1:35 ………….…… Obsolescence, Solving End of Life Issues and Improving Reliability
Panel presentation
2:45 …….………… Applied Printing Innovations from Around the World
3:15 …….………… Conducting the Best Testing – Panel presentation Processless Plate
Testing
4:30 ……………….. Achieving the IFRA Color Quality Club – Preparation and Judging
and Conversion to 40 gram newsprint – results
5:00 ….…………… Conference wrap-up. ING sponsored Social Hour

SEPTEMBER

SUNDAY

PRINT 17 and Activities

10:30 a.m………….Courtesy Shuttle departs Hyatt Regency for Print 17 at 10:30 a.m.
12:00 p.m …………PRINT 17 exhibit floor opens
5:00 p.m …………..Exhibit floor closes – reopens September 11 at 10:00 a.m.

A Message From The ING Board President

Joe Bowman Director of Production for The Plain Dealer. Tuesday November 28, 2006 in the sudio. Cynthia Baecker/The Plain Dealer

Joe Bowman
President of ING

Production headaches keeping you up at night?

“We all suffer from the same malady: Newspaper print production-induced insomnia. It can be triggered by many factors like figuring how to make more money from print, finding dependable service/support, staff issues and more. We know because we asked you. That’s why this year’s ING Conference is dedicated to helping you find remedies that really work.” Here’s what you told us:

In our survey you ranked as extremely important or important:

► “Finding dependable service/support”
► “Cutting costly waste”
► “Employee engagement, productivity and morale”
► “How to lure qualified technicians”

At this conference you will hear and see answers to these and more. So, do not miss this!

• Learn immediately actionable steps to increase your revenues

• Have your peers share their cost-shaving techniques with you

• Join in roundtable discussions about issues that matter to you

• Hear international newspaper operations leaders speak and answer your questions

• Network and share info with fellow execs who know your pain. Come to ING.

Get answers. Head back to your office. Get things done and start getting more sleep!

Exclusive PRINT 17 Benefits for ING Attendees!

ING’s partnership with PRINT 17 and will offer more benefits than ever before to attendees of the ING 2017 Conference. Here are just a few of the advantages you’ll enjoy when you attend PRINT 2017 as part of your ING registration (show amenities subject to change):

Complimentary
PRINT 2017 exhibit hall
registration

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Pre-show PRINT 17
Badge retrieval
at Friday and Saturday sessions

Special PRINT 17
reduced hotel
room rates

Click Here To Reserve

Exclusive access
to the GLOBAL EXECUTIVE
Lounge at the show

Fast, convenient
shuttle

Sunday September 10
departing Hyatt Regency for
PRINT 17 at 10:00 a.m.