March 2006

IPEX: Sector Specific Days
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With so much innovation in so many sectors of the industry on show at IPEX, organisers of this year's show are helping visitors find the products and services they need by highlighting the latest trends on different days of the show. Each day, the spectacular INNOV8 theatre will host expert debates, presentations and case studies focusing on particular sectors to give specialist visitors a deeper understanding of the trends and technologies that most affect them:

  • Tuesday 4th April - Commercial printers
  • Wednesday 5th April - Newspaper and magazine publishing
  • Thursday 6th April - Packaging
  • Friday 7th April - Commercial printers
  • Saturday 8th April - Agencies
  • Sunday 9th April - Small and medium-sized printers
  • Monday 10th April - Dealers and distributors
  • Tuesday 11th April - Book printers

Did you know...?
Nokia has sold its one-billionth portable phone since it began producing the devices in the 1980s. They have introduced 400 different mobile phone models. Nokia holds 30 percent of the global mobile phone market of two billion plus subscribers.
(EDSF Report (Electronic Document Systems Federation))

Organisations believed they were spending an average of 3 percent of their revenues on copying, printing, and fax-related costs. Research and analysis revealed that overall document expenditures (including hardware, supplies, and people costs) in fact average 6 percent of annual revenues.
(EDSF Report (Electronic Document Systems Federation) - (InfoTrends/CAP Ventures)

The overall volume of direct mail has increased by 87% in the past 10 years.
Source: PrintWeek 1 Dec 05

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