CANON CONSULTANT JO LLOYD TO SPEAK AT AFRICA PRINT CONFERENCE

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Canon Essential Business Builder Programme consultant, Jo Lloyd, will give presentations at the Africa Print conference, taking place at the Africa Print Expo at the Sandton Convention Centre from 21-23 August. She will address how to change your business to stay ahead of the latest ideas and technologies in print as well as what customers want from printing companies.

Lloyds background is as a Sales Director and print company owner, and she has experience of litho and digital printing companies, with extensive knowledge of VDP applications and web to print purchasing solutions. Prior to working in the printing industry, she worked within the advertising and media arena. She has specific experience in working with companies in the UK, mainland Europe, Eastern Europe, Russia and South Africa has been actively involved as an independent consultant within the Canon EBBP scheme for eight years.

Speaker times:

Wednesday 21 Aug at 14h30. Topic: Where next should we invest?

Thursday 22 Aug at 14h30. Topic: The Bigger Picture – an Insight Report.

Where next should we invest?

A discussion of what is coming over the next decade – what were the new ideas shown at drupa last year, what is being adopted in Europe and how is it being used, and what does it mean for us in the printing business?  How will these new technologies shape our future investments and benefit our customers and ourselves? What else do we need to be considering apart from kit?  Lloyd gives her view of the changes she has seen in the last twelve months, and what might happen next. There’s a lot more to print than printing.

The Bigger Picture – an Insight Report

What do our customers want from us as printing companies? Is it as cost driven as we think?  This independent European research report published at drupa last year asks the questions of the print buyers – is print still important to your organisation? Does it work? What do you want from your print suppliers moving forward? How well are they providing this at the moment?

Who better to tell us where to improve our offering than our customers? Lloyd talks through the results – and offers her interpretation of them as a print company owner in the UK. 

The conference will be held in Hall 2 under the mezzanine. Entrance to the Expo and conference is free, pre-register online: www.africaprintexpo.com. Please arrive promptly to secure your seat. 

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