Inaugural wide-format event set for May 2018 in Minneapolis.
ST Media Group and SGIA have announced a new jointly produced educational and networking conference for wide-format executives to be held in May of 2018. WFX: The Wide-Format Exchange will provide a forum where the leaders of top printing businesses can explore emerging market opportunities, best business practices, and critical strategic challenges. The conference will be held May 21-23, 2018, at the Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot.
Designed for executives of high-volume printing businesses that are involved in wide-format printing today or poised to adopt the technology, WFX will feature more than 30 educational sessions, interactive peer-to-peer discussions, and extensive networking opportunities. The conference program will be developed by the editorial staffs of Big Picture, Screen Printing, and Signs of the Times working in collaboration with SGIA and a special advisory council.
A limited number of industry vendors will participate in WFX as sponsors. Seven companies have confirmed their sponsorships at the time of the announcement, including Canon, Lexjet, Mimaki, and Ricoh at the diamond level; EFI and Durst at the platinum level; and swissQprint at the gold level. More information is available here.