By Patrick Joly
The French reprographics association, SYNDICAT DE L’IMPRESSION NUMÉRIQUE ET DES SERVICES GRAPHIQUES, held its 14th annual Digital Printing Symposium on June 11 in Paris. The event was attended by nearly 170 participants from all backgrounds and from all over France.
Participants listened to high-quality discussions from five pairs of repro firms and their suppliers. They talked about their business models and the strength of differentiation, and shared their day-to-day experiences of using innovative partnership solutions.
Four experts also shared their vision for the future of the print business and communication. Specifically, the speakers offered a full range of developments in the industry:
1 Print and cross media
2 Print and augmented reality
3 Print and strategic positioning
4 Print and automation, computerization and print
5 Print and Human Resources: Law of 5 C
6 Print and Web
7 Print and variety of print media
8 Print and 3D ...
The 14th Symposium revealed the many facets of a profession that, far from being content just creating paper images, continuously follows market developments and technologies.