Print Summit 2019 is back to the South-Mumbai address of NCPA after the 2018 edition was held at Nehru Centre in Worli. Nehru Centre was a brand new venue for the event which had been taking place at NCPA’s Tata Theatre for a long time.
The 2019 edition, to be held on 24 January, is being supported by Canon, Koenig & Bauer and ITC-PSPD. The three are accompanied by Toyo Ink, HuberGroup, Srinivas Papers, TechNova Imaging Systems, Jani Sales, AutoPrint Machinery, Ample Graphics (Imaging Systems), Pratham Technologies, Fujifilm Sericol India and Impel-Welbound. The 2019 event will have two brand new partners—Vinsak and ICP Industrial from the US.
The Bombay Master Printers’ Association (BMPA) has been organizing Print Summit since 2005 as celebration on the occasion of Printers’ Day annually. Over the years the organizers have consciously steered Print Summit away from being print-centric to a more holistic event with an eclectic choice of entertainment too.
This year, BK (Sister) Shivani, a renowned teacher from Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University, will take the audience on a journey of awareness and realization.
Don Newberry, senior marketing manager, ICP Industrial will explore glossier margins (innovation in packaging through coatings) while Inder Kumar Arora, director, Chanakya Mudrak, will motivate printers to do business on merits of their terms.
Vivek Krishnani, managing director, Sony Pictures Entertainment India will deliver the keynote by talking on average being the normal.
Mehul Shah, founder, Encube Ethicals will talk on how lean manufacturing is possible and can be done in India. There will also be a panel discussion on ‘GOOD 2 GREAT’ with panel members consisting of Sunanada Jayseelan, editor and senior producer, Times Network; Arokiaswamy Velumani, managing director, Thyrocare Technologies Ltd.; Ankit Chona, managing director, HRPL – Havmor Restaurants & Huber & Holly, and Pawan Poddar, director, Ashirvad Pipes.
Animesh Kejriwal, founder and Pawan Bindal, co-founder, TimePay will discuss how real-time regular receivables make better bottomlines.
Henrik Mueller-Hansen, chief executive officer, Gelato will talk on disruptive changes in the print industry.