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2014 Final Conference Agenda

Thursday, Feb. 27 2014
 

9 a.m.  Graphics of the Americas - Free Shuttle Bus Service to Miami Beach Convention Center (Check registration desk for departure and return schedule)
1:00 - 4:30 p.m.   Conference Registration Desk Open
3:00 - 4:30   NPOA Board of Directors Meeting (NPOA members welcome)
5:00 - 7:00    Welcome Reception - Sponsored by Xerox
7:15  Shuttle Buses to Las Olas for dinner groups and individuals      

Friday, Feb. 28 2014
 

7:15 - 8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast - sponsored by Marketing Ideas for Printers
8:00 - 8:15   John Stewart, NPOA Executive Director, Opening Remarks
8:15 - 9:15   Warren Werbitt, Pazazz Printing,"Printing in the Real World"
9:15 - 9:30   Break sponsored by Accuzip
9:30 - 11:00   Gina Testa, Xerox, "Marketing Challenges and Opportunities"
11:00 - 11:15   Break sponsored by Accuzip 
11:15 - 12:20   Larry Hunt, "Keys to Running a Successful Business"
12:20 - 1:45   One-Minute Mastermind Luncheon hosted by Larry Hunt Newsletters
2:00 - 3:15   Mike Stevens, "The Ten Unusual Cornerstones of Success"
3:15 - 3:45   Special Break sponsored by Accuzip
3:45 - 5:00   Jennifer Matt, "Web-to-Print Success = Sales + Marketing + Technology"
5:00 - 7:00   NPOA Partners in Profit Showcase
7:30 til ?   Dinner Groups and individuals to Local Restaurants and Las Olas (transportation on your own)

Saturday, Mar. 1, 2014


7:15 - 8:00 a.m.   Continental Breakfast
8:00 - 8:15   Conference Chairs, Opening Remarks
8:15 - 9:30   John Stewart, "A Simplified Approach to Valuing Your Business"
9:30 - 9:45   Break
9:45 - 10:45  "Planning for a Successful Retirement" - Panel Presentation by three well-known "retired" printers, Randy Daly, Howard Kack and Steve Minta
10:45 - 11:00   Break
11:00 - 12:15   James Harmon, "How the ACA Affects Your Business" 
12:15 - 1:15   Industry Luncheon hosted by FastSigns
1:30 - 2:45   David King, "Pricing for Profitability in Large Format"
2:45 - 3:00   Break sponsored by Printers Presence
3:00 - 4:00   Breakout Sessions (choose one)

  • Wide Format Track - David King, Marketing & Sales
  • Mailing Track - by John Leininger, "Stopping Failed Mail"
  • Web-to-Print Track - Jennifer Matt, "Buying & Implementing"{

4:00 - 4:15   Break
4:15 - 5:15  Breakouts Sessions

  • Wide Format Track - Sean McGettigan, LexJet; equipment options
  • Mailing Track - Panel: Mark Rheaume, Accuzip & Jetletter (moderated by Jon Leininger)
  • Web-To-Print Track - Jennifer Matt, "Sales & Marketing"
               5:30 - 8:00 Havana Nights Farewell Reception, hosted by Ricoh

 

Sunday, Mar. 2, 2014 


Optional User Group Sessions - PrintSmith (EFI),Printers Plan