The Indian Printers Summit 2023, the 31st annual conference of Wan-Ifra in India, to be held at the Kochi Marriott Hotel from 14 to 15 September 2023, is ready to commemorate the achievement of print in the region and bring together the best minds in the newspaper printing and publishing business to discuss the future for the longevity of print.
The event, co-sponsored by the Indian Newspaper Society, will have print industry experts from India and abroad discuss the latest trends, challenges, and opportunities facing the newspaper industry today. It will offer a combination of learning conference sessions, and a mini expo at the same place.
The target audience is CEOs, managing directors, technical directors, business directors, production heads, plant managers, prepress managers, print business managers, and other senior news publishing leaders.
The program includes a keynote on Reviving Print: Charting a Sustainable Path Amid Changing Demand and the Future of the Print Industry; sessions on Print business trends and current demands of the industry in India; Shared responsibilities of publishers in terms of sustainable production; Sustainable consumables and manufacturing of newspaper; AI in newspaper printing workflow, and technology; Newsprint costs; Distribution challenges and future roadmap.
Side by side, an Advertising Summit & Study Tour will provide first-hand insights into marketing strategies and advertising practices that clicked in the post-pandemic revival. The tour includes visits to the advertising offices of leading publishers in Kerala on 13 September. The Advertising Summit will be held on 14 and 15 September.
The winners of Best in Print Asia Awards 2023 will be presented ‘Gold’, ‘Silver’ and ‘Bronze’ trophies during the welcome dinner on 14 September 2023.