Learning workshops on 25 September at HICC, Hyderabad

WAN-IFRA India 2018

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On 25 September, WAN-IFRA will be conducting learning workshops at HICC, Hyderabad. The workshops will be based around two central themes: Social Media for News Editors, and Innovation in Printing.

The first workshop will focus on the growing power of social media and talk of ways it should be harnessed by news publishers to increase the reach with carefully designed and correct information. This workshop will bring together ideas and strategies to maximize the benefit of social media platforms. News editors, social media editors, sub-editors, and new media editors will benefit from this advanced program. Steve Yelvington will be conducting the workshop. Yelvington was born into the news business, the son of a newspaper editor, and has worked as vice president/Audience, vice president/Content and Strategy, director of Publishing Systems, executive editor and in other roles for Morris Communications, Cox Interactive Media, and the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Before moving to the digital world in 1994, he worked in print journalism in Minnesota, Missouri and Illinois.

The second workshop, headed by Manfred Werfel, deputy chief executive officer, WAN-IFRA Germany, will center round innovations in printing. In the digital era, innovation plays the right cards for the printing and newspaper industry to compete with other media platforms. The workshop will state how innovation must be deep-rooted and organizations should follow a culture of innovation to achieve the right product for the business goal.

This workshop will discuss all these and the strategies to be successful as a newspaper publisher. This will bring successful examples of innovation and learn from each other. One can register online at www.wan-ifra.org/india2018 or call: +91.44.4211 0640 or eMail infoindia@wan-ifra.org.

Indian Printer & Publisher will be presented at WAN-IFRA Conference 2018, Hyderabad. And also to distribute its special issue of Top 50 Fastest Growing Indian Dailies.

In 2024, we are looking at full recovery and growth-led investment in Indian printing

Indian Printer and Publisher founded in 1979 is the oldest B2B trade publication in the multi-platform and multi-channel IPPGroup. It created the category of privately owned B2B print magazines in the country. And by its diversification in packaging, (Packaging South Asia), food processing and packaging (IndiFoodBev) and health and medical supply chain and packaging (HealthTekPak), and its community activities in training, research, and conferences (Ipp Services, Training and Research) the organization continues to create platforms that demonstrate the need for quality information, data, technology insights and events.

India is a large and tough terrain and while its book publishing and commercial printing industry have recovered and are increasingly embracing digital print, the Indian newspaper industry continues to recover its credibility and circulation. The signage industry is also recovering and new technologies and audiences such as digital 3D additive printing, digital textiles, and industrial printing are coming onto our pages. Diversification is a fact of life for our readers and like them, we will also have to adapt with agility to keep up with their business and technical information needs.

India is one of the fastest growing economies in nominal and real terms – in a region poised for the highest change in year to year expenditure in printing equipment and consumables. Our 2024 media kit is ready, and it is the right time to take stock – to emphasize your visibility and relevance to your customers and turn potential markets into conversations.

– Naresh Khanna

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