GPPC Conference

Gravure Publishing and Premedia Conference

Date: November 18-20, 2014

Location:
Naples Beach Hotel and Golf Club
Naples, Florida

Information will be posted later in 2014.  See below for 2013 event.


 

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Gravure Publishing and Premedia Conference
Connecting the Dots Through Integrated Media

Date: November 17-20, 2013

Location:
Waldorf Astoria Naples
476 Seagate Drive
Naples, FL 34103
Special conference rate of $168 is good until October 15, 2013. Click here to book online or call 888.722.1270. Use group code GPC13 for either reservation mothod.

Information: The Gravure Publishing Council invites you to join us for another informative and event-filled GPPC Conference, all in a relaxed sunny Florida atmosphere. Look at this lineup of Keynote and Industry Leading Speakers and topics showcased for you:

  • Joe Abegg, Director of Customer Solutions, Miller Coors – The Miller Coors Story
  • Stacie Franklin, Leader Project Manager, Business Technology, Meredith Corporation – Digital Media Challenges and Opportunities
  • John Sweeney, Director, Business Development, BenQ; Matt Huber, Premedia Manager Marketing Premedia, jcpenney; Rudy Flores, Digital Color Manager, Stage Stores; Jim Raffel, CEO, ColorMetrix Technologies LLC; Shelby Sapusek, Project Manager, ColorMetrix Technologies LLC – Premedia Challenges and Opportunities Panel Discussion
  • David R. Kotok, Chairman & Chief Investment Officer at Cumberland Advisors –Interest Rates-Where Are We Going?
  • Scott Christopher, author The Levity Effect – The Levity Effect
  • Michele Donahue, Executive Director, Paper Supply Chain, Condé Nast & Chairwoman, IDEAlliance Paper Transit Damage Working Group – Update on the IDEAlliance Paper Transit Damage Initiative
  • John Loughlin, Exec VP/GM, Hearst Magazines – Printed Magazines-An Endangered Species?
  • Ben Cooper, Principal, Williams & Jensen, PLLC – Postal Progress At Last
  • Tom Carroll, EVP and Chief Human Resources Officer, RR Donnelley & Sons, Inc. –Leadership Trends
  • Joel Quadracci, Chairman, President & CEO, Quad/Graphics – Redefining Print in the 21st Century
  • Phil Riebel, President and Chief Operating Officer, Two Sides U.S. Inc. –Environmental Marketing Best Practices for Print and Paper Products
  • Phil Pimlott, Executive Director, GAAmericas – Environmental Workshop Update
  • John Maine, Vice President World Graphic Papers, RISI – RISI’s Annual Paper Market Outlook

Please click on the brochure cover image above to read all the details about these topics!

GPC Board Meeting - Sunday November 17th @ 3:30 pm
Attention All Publishers, Catalogers and Retailers
Consider joining us a day earlier to attend the council meeting and learn more about how you can impact the industry through participation on the GPC Council. We welcome your presence!

Distinguished Honorees Luncheon:

  • Winners of the prestigious Golden Cylinder Awards for the Publication Category will be announced.
  • The 2013 Class of the Cylinder Society will take their place among a group of prominent gravure industry stalwarts.

Many Thanks to Our GPPC Sponsors!

 

 

Silent and Live Auctions:

Be sure to participate in the Silent and Live Auctions benefitting the Gravure Education Foundation. The mission of the Gravure Education Foundation is to promote and support educational development in gravure technology by raising and properly distributing money and resources to deserving educational institutions and students.  By so doing, the Foundation will motivate and develop individuals with technical proficiency and leadership skills for the print communication industry

If you would like to donate an item or service please click here to download the auction sheet.

Here are some of the items up for auction:

  1. Wisconsin Horseback Trail Ride 1, donated by Terri Welsch, Shopko (click here for item details)
  2. Wisconsin Horseback Trail Ride 2, donated by Terri Welsch, Shopko (click here for item details)
  3. 8 Gravure Cyinders, donated by Dennis Wilcox, Southern Graphic Systems (click here for item details)
  4. 8 Gravure Cylinders, donated by Edward Broadhurst, Trident Americas (click here for item details)
  5. Kaliedoscope 1, donated by Walter Vail, Scout Sourcing, Inc. (click here for item details)
  6. Kaliedoscope 2, donated by Walter Vail, Scout Sourcing, Inc. (click here for item details)
  7. Golf for 3 at Wee Burn CC, donated by David Schirmer, Hearst Enterprises (click here for item details)
  8. Handmade Jewelry, donated by Kim Spencer, Talbots (click here for item details)
  9. One Week Stay on Indiana Farm, donated by Jeffrey Hill, Horizon Paper Company, Inc. (click here for item details)
  10. Best Buy Gift Card 1, donated by James Hardt, Catalyst Paper (click here for item details)
  11. Best Buy Gift Card 2, donated by James Hardt, Catalyst Paper (click here for item details)
  12. Sailing on Lake Superior, donated by Paul Steen, Target (click here for item details)
  13. Bose Bluetooth Mini Speaker, donated by Stephen Begley, Resolute Forest Products (click here for item details)
  14. Culinary Bag of Delights, donated by Kim Spencer, Talbots (click here for item details)
  15. Jade Bracelet, donated by Terri Welsch, Shopko (click here for item details)
  16. Italian Necklace 2, donated by Terri Welsch, Shopko (click here for item details)
  17. Italian Necklace 2, donated by Terri Welsch, Shopko (click here for item details)
  18. Ultimate Picnic Set-up for 4, donated by Mike Fink, Quad/Graphics (click here for item details)
  19. Garmin GPS Heart Rate Watch, donated by Scott Van Lieu, UPM (click here for item details)
  20. New York Jets Football Tickets, donated by Michael McKee, Cellmark Paper (click here for item details)
  21. HP Officejet J6480, donated by Mike Schilaci, OfficeMax (click here for item details)
  22. GAAmericas Polo Shirt, donated by Phil Pimlott, Gravure Association of the Americas (click here for item details)
  23. National Geographic Giraffe Print, donated by Phil Schlosser, National Geographic Society (click here for item details)
  24. Portfolio and Flashlight, donated by Bill Howard, Max Daetwyler Corporation (click here for item details)
  25. Golf Tees and Polo Shirt, donated by Bill Howard, Max Daetwyler Corporation (click here for item details)
  26. Amazon Gift Card 1, donated by Bill Howard, Max Daetwyler Corporation (click here for item details)
  27. Amazon Gift Card 2, donated by Bill Howard, Max Daetwyler Corporation (click here for item details)
  28. Roku 2 Streaming Player, donated by Jennifer Young, Verso Paper Corp. (click here for item details)
  29. JBL Portable Wireless Speaker, donated by Jennifer Young, Verso Paper Corp. (click here for item details)
  30. Four Blue Jays @ Cardinals Baseball Tickets, donated by Ethan Haas and Paul Clancy, NewPage Corporation (click here for item details)
  31. Four Nationals @ Braves Baseball Tickets, donated by Ethan Haas and Paul Clancy, NewPage Corporation (click here for item details)
  32. Sears Gift Card 1, donated by Jill Crossley, Port Hawkesbury Paper (click here for item details)
  33. Sears Gift Card 1, donated by Jill Crossley, Port Hawkesbury Paper (click here for item details)

Be sure to check back as more items are added!