XPLOR20 Award Nominations Now Open

Recognitions to include Application, Technology, as well as Lifetime Achievement Awards

Lutz, FL — December 12, 2019: Xplor International today issued their annual call for nominations to be presented at their 2020 Annual Conference, XPLOR20, April 14-16 at the TradeWinds Island Grand in St. Pete Beach. The deadline for nominations is January 31, 2020. For more information on the annual Xplor awards, or to nominate a company or individual, please visit http://www.cvent.com/d/hhqr46.

Tweet this: @Xplor_Int Issues Annual Call for #Award Nominations. Nominate a deserving individual or company in one of 4 categories to be awarded at #XPLOR20 in St. Pete Beach, Florida at the @TWResorts http://bit.ly/2qOdfLO

Application of the Year Award
The Application of the Year Award is presented to an individual, a company or an organization to recognize outstanding achievement in the imaginative application of current technology and/or unique implementation of existing document and communication systems. This award is open to members and non-members.

Technology of the Year Award
The Technology of the Year Award honors an individual, company or organization that has conceived and developed an original concept leading to a significant advancement in the industry. This can be a new program, product or technology that notably enhances the capabilities of document and communication systems. This award is open to members and non-members.

The Lifetime Achievement Award
Established in 2007, this award is given to an individual whose efforts and contributions have significantly changed the course and development of the digital document and customer communications industry. This award is open to members and non-members. 

Xplorer of the Year
For over 20 years, Xplor International has honored an individual who has made outstanding contributions to the association. The Xplorer of the Year honors significant service to the association, dedication to the Xplor mission, and notable achievement promoting the interest of the electronic document systems industry.  Only current members of Xplor International, who are not on the Association Board of Directors, are eligible.

If you have any questions on the award nominations, please contact Xplor Headquarters at +1-813-949-6171 or via email at register@xplor.org. For more information regarding XPLOR20, please visit www.xplor.org/XPLOR20. Vendors interested in being a sponsor or exhibitor can contact Xplor HQ, at +1-813-949-6170 or via email at sales@xplor.org.  


About Xplor International

Xplor International is a not-for-profit association that provides thought leadership to the customer communications industry. As a community, Xplor provides advocacy, education, training, mentoring and networking opportunities.

Our members are decision makers and recommenders who are involved in the conception, design, implementation, production and delivery of multi-channel client, member and customer communications.

Xplor’s mission is to enhance organizational success and advance the careers of our members by providing research, publications, industry certification, professional development, web-based events and conference programming. Xplor International has its worldwide headquarters in Lutz, Florida, with affiliated offices around the world. Further information is available at www.xplor.org.

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Twitter: twitter.com/Xplor_Int or @Xplor_Int

Xplor International Media Contact:
Chad Henk
Director of Marketing
+1-813-949-6171
Chad@xplor.org

First Timer Recognition Program Open for XPLOR20

The Program Provides Complimentary Conference Registration to Qualified Applicants

Lutz, FL – December 3, 2019 – Xplor International, the association for the Customer Communications Industry, today announced the return of the First Timer Recognition Program for their upcoming annual conference, XPLOR20, that is being held April 14-16, 2020 at TradeWinds Island Grand in St. Pete Beach, Florida. Interested attendees can find additional information and details at www.xplor.org/XPLOR20.

XPLOR20 is a two-and-a-half day industry event, the perfect blend of 40 educational sessions, panel discussions, networking and general sessions all focusing on the latest trends and best practices in the CCM industry. In addition to educational sessions, the event also includes a vendor forum, a breakfast, lunches and evening networking events

Tweet this: @Xplor_Int will once again be offering FREE conference passes to qualifying applicants through the First Timer Recognition Program. See if you qualify and join me at #XPLOR20 at @TWResorts on St. Pete Beach! http://bit.ly/35VoX5Z

Since 2016, the First Timer Recognition Program has provided over 250 conference passes, valued at $1,099 each, to end-user attendees to introduce them to Xplor’s world-class educational forum. Xplor will once again recognize qualified first-time attendees by providing them with a complimentary full-conference pass and an open invitation to see what Xplor is all about. The complimentary conference pass entitles the recipient to attend all Xplor educational sessions, general sessions, vendor forum and networking events.

“Our First Timer initiative is an integral part of the conference program. New attendees bring with them new perspectives and challenges that benefit the event and stimulate discussion,” says Skip Henk, President and CEO of Xplor International. “It also provides first-time attendees the opportunity to experience Xplor education, hear case studies and industry experts as well as the latest industry trends while expanding their professional network.”

To qualify, applicants must not have attended an annual conference over the last 5 years, be employed by an enterprise or end-user company, and stay at the host hotel. Hotel rooms can be secured through the Xplor block at the group rate of $199 (plus tax), which includes the resort fee. Interested parties must apply by March 20, 2020. The number of complimentary registrations is limited to (50) and will be awarded on a first come, first served basis. You can apply here: www.cvent.com/d/9hq77s

For more information regarding XPLOR20, or to register, visit www.xplor.org/XPLOR20. Questions should be directed to events@xplor.org or +1-813-949-6170.

Vendors interested in being an exhibitor or sponsor should contact sales@xplor.org or +1-813-949-6171.


About Xplor International

Xplor International is a not-for-profit association that provides thought leadership to the customer communications industry. As a community, Xplor provides advocacy, education, training, mentoring and networking opportunities.

Our members are decision makers and recommenders who are involved in the conception, design, implementation, production and delivery of multi-channel client, member and customer communications.

Xplor’s mission is to enhance organizational success and advance the careers of our members by providing research, publications, industry certification, professional development, web-based events and conference programming. Xplor International has its worldwide headquarters in Lutz, Florida, with affiliated offices around the world. Further information is available at www.xplor.org.

Facebook: facebook.com/XplorInternational
Twitter: twitter.com/Xplor_Int or @Xplor_Int

Xplor International Media Contact:
Chad Henk
Director of Marketing
+1-813-949-6171
Chad@xplor.org

Taylor Corporation Sponsors One-of-a-Kind Xploration Tour in Minneapolis on November 13th

Lutz, FL – October 31, 2019 – Xplor International today announced that registration has opened for the Xploration Tour stop in Minneapolis, Minnesota on November 13, 2019. The event is sponsored by Taylor Corporation. Attendees can register here: www.cvent.com/d/xhqkb1.

The 2019 Xploration Tours will focus on the best practices and technologies that drive Customer Communications. Each of the five city programs feature speakers who will share their experiences and expertise in creating effective and efficient communications.

This one-day event will be unlike any other stop during the Xploration Tour. Hosted at the Minnesota Timberwolves training facility, the Minneapolis stop will begin with an industry analyst presentation from Kaspar Roos, Founder & CEO of Aspire. Following this will be two additional educational sessions from Crawford Technologies and Taylor Communications before wrapping up with a panel discussion moderated by Kemal Carr, President of Madison Advisors.  

In addition to these sessions, your registration also includes a continental breakfast, lunch, a facility tour of Taylor Communications, and a Minnesota Timberwolves basketball game ticket for that evening, courtesy of the event sponsor, Taylor Corporation.

“The Minneapolis stop is sure to be a great way to wrap-up the 2019 Xploration Tour,” says Skip Henk, President & CEO for Xplor International. “In addition to graciously inviting us to the Timberwolves facility, we will be enjoying an NBA home game for the Timberwolves as well. It will truly be a one-of-a-kind event.”

For more information about the Xploration Tour, or to register, visit www.cvent.com/d/xhqkb1.


About Xplor International

Xplor International is a not-for-profit association that provides thought leadership to the customer communications industry. As a community, Xplor provides advocacy, education, training, mentoring and networking opportunities.

Our members are decision makers and recommenders who are involved in the conception, design, implementation, production and delivery of multi-channel client, member and customer communications. 

Xplor’s mission is to enhance organizational success and advance the careers of our members by providing research, publications, industry certification, professional development, web-based events and conference programming. Xplor International has its worldwide headquarters in Lutz, Florida, with affiliated offices around the world. Further information is available at www.xplor.org.

Facebook: facebook.com/XplorInternational
Twitter: twitter.com/Xplor_Int or @Xplor_Int

Xplor International Media Contact:
Chad Henk
Director of Marketing
+1-813-949-6171
Chad@xplor.org

Xploration Tour Philadelphia Expands Agenda

Complimentary One-Day Event Features Five Speakers

Lutz, FL – October 23, 2019 – Xplor International today announced the expansion of the 2019 Xploration Tour agenda. The Philadelphia event will take place October 30th and will be hosted by NAPCO at their Media Center. The complimentary event is sponsored by Compart. Attendees can register at www.cvent.com/d/6yqy9l.

The event will feature continental breakfast, lunch and five educational sessions:

  • CCM and the Customer Experience – Skip Henk, President/CEO, Xplor International
  • Insurance Document Technology Update – Bill Sinn, Editor in Chief, Insurance Technology Association’s PRO Magazine
  • The API Economy – John Lynch, VP Technology, Compart
  • Records Management Regulations & Challenges – Mark Dameika, Enterprise Records Management Project Lead, Vanguard
  • Why a Modern CCM Platform is a Must-Have for a Digital Transformation Strategy – Angie Winn, VP, Technical Sales and Services, GhostDraft

“We are excited about our lineup of speakers and topics,” says Skip Henk, President/CEO of Xplor International. “This will be a day filled with great content, discussion and networking with peers! Once again want to thank NAPCO for hosting and Compart for sponsoring the event.”

For more information about the Xploration Tour, or for your complimentary registration, visit www.xplor.org/tour.


About Xplor International

Xplor International is a not-for-profit association that provides thought leadership to the customer communications industry. As a community, Xplor provides advocacy, education, training, mentoring and networking opportunities.

Our members are decision makers and recommenders who are involved in the conception, design, implementation, production and delivery of multi-channel client, member and customer communications. 

Xplor’s mission is to enhance organizational success and advance the careers of our members by providing research, publications, industry certification, professional development, web-based events and conference programming. Xplor International has its worldwide headquarters in Lutz, Florida, with affiliated offices around the world. Further information is available at www.xplor.org.

Facebook: facebook.com/XplorInternational
Twitter: twitter.com/Xplor_Int or @Xplor_Int

Xplor International Media Contact:
Chad Henk
Director of Marketing
+1-813-949-6171
Chad@xplor.org

Ricoh USA Joins Crawford Technologies in Sponsoring Xploration Tour in Omaha

Lutz, FL – October 2, 2019 – Xplor International today announced that Ricoh USA has joined Crawford Technologies in sponsoring the Xploration Tour stop in Omaha on October 15, 2019. The event will be hosted by Fiserv. Attendees can register at www.xplor.org/tour

Courtesy of our sponsors, the one-day event located at the University of Nebraska Omaha Scott Campus, boasts a continental breakfast, educational sessions, a lunch, and networking. 

The 2019 Xploration Tours focus on the best practices and technologies that drive Customer Communications. Each of the five city programs feature speakers who will share their experiences and expertise in creating effective and efficient communications.

The Omaha event will kick off with Kemal Carr, President of Madison Advisors, as he talks about the PSP state of the market. This session will provide attendees with an understanding of how to approach the complex process of creating and implementing a document print and mail outsourcing strategy that accounts for their unique needs. Attendees will also learn how to measure the success of a strategy.

Additionally, we will hear sessions from the USPS and Fiserv, as well as from our event sponsors Crawford Technologies and Ricoh USA before wrapping up with a panel of the day’s presenters.

“We are excited for Ricoh USA to be joining us in Omaha for this Tour stop,” says Skip Henk, President/CEO of Xplor International. “We look forward to seeing everyone at this event, so a big thank you goes out to Ricoh USA and Crawford Technologies for allowing us to offer the event at no charge.”

For more information about the Xploration Tour, or for your complimentary registration, visit www.xplor.org/tour.


About Xplor International

Xplor International is a not-for-profit association that provides thought leadership to the customer communications industry. As a community, Xplor provides advocacy, education, training, mentoring and networking opportunities.

Our members are decision makers and recommenders who are involved in the conception, design, implementation, production and delivery of multi-channel client, member and customer communications. 

Xplor’s mission is to enhance organizational success and advance the careers of our members by providing research, publications, industry certification, professional development, web based events and conference programming. Xplor International has its worldwide headquarters in Lutz, Florida, with affiliated offices around the world. Further information is available at www.xplor.org.

Facebook: facebook.com/XplorInternational
Twitter: twitter.com/Xplor_Int or @Xplor_Int

Xplor International Media Contact:
Chad Henk
Director of Marketing
+1-813-949-6171
Chad@xplor.org

Xploration Tour Expands to Philadelphia on October 30th

Lutz, FL – September 24, 2019 – Xplor International today announced the expansion of the 2019 Xploration Tour. Due to its popularity, Xplor has added Philadelphia to the schedule. The event will be October 30th and will be hosted by NAPCO at their Media Center. The event is being sponsored by Compart. Attendees can register at www.xplor.org/tour

The 2019 Xploration Tours will focus on the best practices and technologies that drive Customer Communications. Each of the five city programs feature speakers who will share their experiences and expertise in creating effective and efficient communications.

The Philadelphia event will once again feature Xplor’s President & CEO, Skip Henk, as he presents CCM and the Customer Experience, which will focus on current CCM trends, the attributes of a meaningful customer experience and the impact it can have on an organization.

Additional sessions include presentations from Compart’s John Lynch, a client success story and NAPCO Media before wrapping up with a panel discussion of the day’s speakers.  The event includes a continental breakfast and lunch.

“We are excited to open up the Xploration Tour schedule to include Philadelphia,” says Skip Henk, President/CEO of Xplor International. “Thanks to our city sponsor Compart and host NAPCO Media, we are able to offer this additional stop at no charge!”

For more information about the Xploration Tour, or for your complimentary registration, visit www.xplor.org/tour.


About Xplor International
Xplor International is a not-for-profit association that provides thought leadership to the customer communications industry. As a community, Xplor provides advocacy, education, training, mentoring and networking opportunities.

Our members are decision makers and recommenders who are involved in the conception, design, implementation, production and delivery of multi-channel client, member and customer communications. 

Xplor’s mission is to enhance organizational success and advance the careers of our members by providing research, publications, industry certification, professional development, web-based events and conference programming. Xplor International has its worldwide headquarters in Lutz, Florida, with affiliated offices around the world. Further information is available at www.xplor.org.

Facebook: facebook.com/XplorInternational
Twitter: twitter.com/Xplor_Int or @Xplor_Int

Xplor International Media Contact:
Chad Henk
Director of Marketing
+1-813-949-6171
Chad@xplor.org