The summit is Wan-Ifra ’s annual event to celebrate print success in the region and to discuss the way forward for the longevity of the print media. For 2022, the event is built around the theme ‘Back to business – Print for the Future’, and the curated set of keynotes and panel discussions will help shape the thought leadership for the print industry.
The event starts on 14 September afternoon with the keynote on ‘Future of print in digital world’, discussing the imperatives of print business.
A mini networking expo to learn about the latest products and services from the suppliers’ industry and a ‘gala’ dinner in the evening will conclude the day.
A half-day workshop on benchmarking newspaper production based on KPIs has been organized on 14 September forenoon.
The next day, 15 September, is a full day of conference sessions and networking expo.
CEOs, managing directors, technical directors, production heads, plant managers, prepress managers, and other senior news publishing leaders will speak.
This industry rendezvous will bring together around 200 participants from Wan-Ifra member companies and other publishers from India and the rest of South Asia.
The event includes two pre-conference workshops: One on benchmarking newspaper production based on KPIs on 14 September 2022, from 10 am to 12.30 pm.
There is a workshop for journalists on reporting environment and climate change, on 14 September 2022, from 11 am to 5.00 pm.
Prominent speakers include John Cusack, business development manager, Baldwin; Saptangshu Chaudhuri, deputy general manager, printing, ABP; Puneet Razdan, general manager, Hindustan Times; Samudra Bhattacharya, CEO, HT Media; Amit Khurana, COO – Newspaper Group, TechNova, India; Bernhard Schmiedeberg, senior VP – Sales, EAE QIPC; Mohit Jain, board member and executive president, Bennett Coleman and Co (Times Group), India; Partho Sinha, president, Bennett, Coleman & Co; Paula Smith, sales director, Copap; Satish Chandra Mishra, director, Jagran Prakashan; Snehasis C Roy, director, technical, Bennett Coleman Co, India; Suresh Balakrishna, chief revenue officer, The Hindu; Varghese Chandy, vice-president, marketing & advertising sales, Malayala Manorama.