Wan-Ifra Indian Printers Summit 2022

14-15 September at New Delhi

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Wan-Ifra is back with another edition of its Indian Printers Summit and this time it’s an in-person conference on 14-15 September 2022 at Radisson Blu Plaza Delhi Airport, New Delhi.

Indian Printers Summit is Wan-Ifra’s annual event to celebrate print success in the region and to discuss the way forward for longevity of print. For 2022, the event is built around the theme ‘Back to business – Print for the Future’, and the program has been carefully tailored to help learn new challenges and opportunities for print in the digital world.

The event will start with a half-day workshop on Benchmarking newspaper production based on KPIs. After lunch,  the Summit will discuss the imperatives of print business and networking expo on the afternoon of 14 September, followed by celebration dinner in the evening to welcome all the delegates and recognize ICQC winners from India.

The second day (15 September) of Wan-Ifra’s annual conference will discuss several best practices in newspaper manufacturing and innovations for the longevity of print.

The audience comprises CEOs, managing directors, technical directors, production heads, plant managers, prepress managers, and other senior news publishing leaders. This industry rendezvous is expected to bring together around 200 participants from Wan-Ifra member companies and other publishers from India and the rest of South Asia.

The ticket cost for the 2-day conference is as follows:

(for publishers): Wan-Ifra / INS members: Rs 20,000 / Euro 250

                          Non-members: Rs 26,000 / Euro 325

                          GST 18% to be added to the above fee.

 

Workshop fee:   Rs 5,000 / Euro 65

Special offer: * Register before 15 August 2022 for early bird rebate of 25%

                        * Wan-Ifra members additional offer: Get 1 complimentary registration

                           for every 5 paid registrations.

                        * No offers on workshop fee.

For group bookings: Please contact Wan-Ifra for special prices and discounts.

Only 60 days left to register for the physical event. Register now for two days of knowledge exchange and networking with industry peers.

Click here for registration

The Covid-19 pandemic led to the country-wide lockdown on 25 March 2020. It will be two years tomorrow as I write this. What have we learned in this time? Maybe the meaning of resilience since small companies like us have had to rely on our resources and the forbearance of our employees as we have struggled to produce our trade platforms.

The print and packaging industries have been fortunate, although the commercial printing industry is still to recover. We have learned more about the digital transformation that affects commercial printing and packaging. Ultimately digital will help print grow in a country where we are still far behind in our paper and print consumption and where digital is a leapfrog technology that will only increase the demand for print in the foreseeable future.

Web analytics show that we now have readership in North America and Europe amongst the 90 countries where our five platforms reach. Our traffic which more than doubled in 2020, has at times gone up by another 50% in 2021. And advertising which had fallen to pieces in 2020 and 2021, has started its return since January 2022.

As the economy approaches real growth with unevenness and shortages a given, we are looking forward to the PrintPack India exhibition in Greater Noida. We are again appointed to produce the Show Daily on all five days of the show from 26 to 30 May 2022.

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