Printing SA will be hosting the half day conference, taking place during the Jamboree Week of Print on the first day of the Africa Print Expo (7 September 2016) at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg.
Venue: Hall 2 (in the balcony above Hall 2).
Time: Arrive 8:00 for 9:00am.
Cost: R530 (for members) and R590 (non members) including VAT.
At the conference, Dr Roelof Botha will deliver a keynote address focusing on, ‘The State of South Africa’s Economy: how it impacts you, and how to navigate your business within it.’
There will also be a Panel Discussion facilitated by Vinesh Maharaj with the following panelists: Steve Thobela (CEO, Printing SA), Rian van der Merwe (Fine-Print) and Dr Nicholas Hellmuth (Flaar Reports). The discussion will be on ‘The progression of digital print amidst traditional printing processes: what drives customer choice and expectations between printing processes?’
7 September 2016 – Half Day Conference Programme
08:00 – 08:45 – Arrival of delegates (Coffee/Tea on arrival & Rusks/Muffins).
09h00 – 09h15 – Opening and Welcome by Steve Thobela.
09h15 – 10h00 – Keynote address: Dr Roelof Botha, 'The State of South Africa’s Economy: how it impacts you, and how to navigate your business within it'.
10h00 – 11h00 – Key research findings from the BMI Research: Dana Braithwaite . 'BMI Industry Research: key findings and recommendations.'
11h00 – 11h15 – Tea/Coffee break and refreshments.
11h15 – 12h00 – The Air Quality Act: Dr. Ian James and Tina Costa.
'The Air Quality Act: its legislative and operational impact on your printing and packaging business, and how best to operate within it'.
12h00 – 12h45 – Panel Discussion: 'The progression of digital print amidst traditional printing processes: what drives customer choice and expectations between printing processes?' – Steve Thobela (CEO, Printing SA), Rian van der Merwe (Fine-Print), Dr Nicholas Hellmuth (Flaar Reports), and facilitated by Vinesh Maharaj.
12h45 – 13h00 – Q&A.
13h00 – 14h00 – Networking Lunch.
14h00 – 18h00 – Delegates are free to visit the Africa Print and FESPA Africa expo.
Be at the forefront of key industry trends by reserving a seat online at: www.printingsa.org, for more enquiries email email@example.com.
Printing SA also invites the printing and packaging industry to its Annual Gala dinner, which will take place on 8 September 2016 during the Jamboree Week Of Print.
Venue: Gallagher Convention Centre, Ballroom.
Time: 18:30 for 19:00.
Cost: R570 per person including VAT.
Cost per table of 10: R5700 including VAT.
Theme: Dress Colourfully.
A cash bar will be available, for more enquiries email firstname.lastname@example.org.