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

XPLOR20 Call for Presentations Now Open

The two-and-a-half day event to feature forty plus sessions, general sessions, a vendor forum, and daily networking events

Lutz, FL – September 19, 2019 Xplor International has issued their annual call for presentations for XPLOR20, the premier event for the Customer Communications industry. The event is taking place April 14-16, 2020 at the TradeWinds Island Grand in St. Pete Beach, Florida and will feature forty plus educational sessions, general sessions, a vendor forum and daily networking events.

Tweet this: @Xplor_Int has opened the 2020 Call for Presentations! Share your knowledge and expertise with industry peers and enjoy growing your network. Speaking could net you a free pass too! #XPLOR20 http://bit.ly/2mqwgkQ

The call for presentations is open through October 15th, with speakers being able to choose either a 50-minute deep dive session, a 25-minute lightning learning session as well as the opportunity to participate on different panels. Xplor is seeking speakers from the business, analyst, consultant and vendor communities.

To view a full list of conference topics, or to submit a presentation, please visit the Call for Presentations website. Due to past demand, we can only accept one entry per person for session presenters, so choose your best one! Those selected will be notified of the status of their submission in mid-November.

For more information or to apply as a speaker, please visit www.cvent.com/d/2yqfx9. For more information about the conference, please visit www.xplor.org/XPLOR20. Any questions should be directed to events@xplor.org. Vendors interested in exhibiting or being an event sponsor should contact sales@xplor.org. Xplor HQ can also be reached at +1-813-949-6170, between the hours of 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (ET), Monday through Friday.


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

Next Stop for the Xploration Tour is Omaha on October 15th

Lutz, FL – September 12, 2019 – Xplor International today announced the next Xploration Tour stop is October 15, 2019 in Omaha, Nebraska. The event will be hosted by Fiserv and is sponsored by Crawford Technologies. Attendees can register at www.xplor.org/tour

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 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 Crawford Technologies and Fiserv before wrapping up with a panel discussion of the day’s speakers.  The event includes a continental breakfast and lunch.

“Once again, we are able to offer the opportunity to attend at no charge, courtesy of our sponsor Crawford Technologies,” says Skip Henk, President/CEO of Xplor International. “We look forward to seeing everyone in Omaha, so be sure to use promo code CRAWFORD when registering.”

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

Xplor at Print 19 Panelists Announced

Driving Your CCM Success with Workflow and Inkjet Technologies

Lutz, FL— September 9, 2019: Xplor International today announced the panelists for their complimentary keynote breakfast panel that will take place on October 4, 2019 from 7:30am to 10am CDT in room N426abc. Print 19 is October 3 – October 5, 2019 at McCormick Place North in Chicago, IL.  Attendees can register for the complimentary breakfast panel here: http://www.cvent.com/d/6yq440.

This breakfast session is presented at no charge, thanks to our sponsors BlueCrest, Canon Solutions America, Crawford Technologies and Quadient. Space will be limited to the first 200 people who register.

The event’s moderator is Gina Ferrara, Senior Analyst from Madison Advisors, and panelists include:

  • Steve Coburn, Director, Production Print Product Management, BlueCrest
  • Ernie Crawford, M-EDP, CEO/President, Crawford Technologies
  • Avi Greenfield, EDP, Senior Director of Product Management, Quadient
  • Kevin Roman, Manager, Software Solutions Group, Canon Solutions America

“We are very excited to be a part of the Print 19 show once again and look forward to a great discussion on workflow and inkjet technologies,” says Skip Henk, President/CEO of Xplor International. “I’d like to also thank BlueCrest, Canon Solutions America, Crawford Technologies and Quadient sponsoring this event and all of their continued support!”

Questions and requests for additional information can be directed to Xplor Headquarters via phone at +1-813-949-6170 or via email at events@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.

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

 

Xplor International Announces 2020 Conference Dates & Location

XPLOR20 will be in St. Pete Beach, FL from April 14-16, 2020

Lutz, FL — September 4, 2019: Xplor International, the worldwide electronic document systems association, today announced the dates and location for their 2020 annual conference. XPLOR20 will take place April 14-16, 2020 at the TradeWinds Island Grand in St. Pete Beach, Florida.

Tweet this: @Xplor_Int announces #XPLOR20 dates of April 14-16, 2020 which will be held at the TradeWinds Island Grand Resort (@TWResorts) in St. Pete Beach, FL http://bit.ly/2luvXF7 

Known as The Customer Communications Conference, the two-and-a-half day event brings together end-users, analysts, consultants, industry experts and vendors who will share the latest best practices and trends in the customer communications industry.

“We are going back to basics and back to the location that many revere as the ‘best years’ of the modern Xplor conferences,” says Skip Henk, President/CEO of Xplor International. “We are very excited to be back at the TradeWinds and focusing on the intimate feeling of family and networking at our 2020 annual event.”

Xplor’s conference is known for its educational sessions and networking. The 2020 event will again continue that tradition. Participants can attend educational sessions during the day while networking at lunches and evening events.

Interested in speaking at XPLOR20? Look out for our Call for Presentations in the next few weeks. Additionally, you can send an email to events@xplor.org to be notified once we are accepting applications. Vendors interested in exhibiting should contact sales@xplor.org.

Questions should be directed to Xplor HQ via email at events@xplor.org or by phone at +1-813-949-6170, between the hours of 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (ET), Monday through Friday.


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

Xplor at Print 19 Keynote Breakfast Panel Now Open for Registration

Driving Your CCM Success with Workflow and Inkjet Technologies

Lutz, FL— August 30, 2019: Xplor International today announced that registration is now open for a complimentary keynote breakfast panel during the Print 19 event. The panel will take place on October 4, 2019 from 8:30am to 10am CDT with breakfast from 7:30am to 8:30am. Print 19 is October 3 – October 5, 2019 at McCormick Place North in Chicago, IL.  Attendees can register for the complimentary breakfast panel here: http://www.cvent.com/d/6yq440.

This breakfast session is presented at no charge, thanks to sponsors BlueCrest, Canon Solutions America, Crawford Technologies and Quadient. Space will be limited to the first 200 people who register.

Continuing and building on the discussion from the 2018 event, this panel covers how companies are under increased pressure to address market opportunities, satisfy customer preferences and address constantly changing legislation through the use of technology.

Effective implementation of workflow processes and the use of expanding inkjet capabilities can reduce costs, increase operational efficiency and provide more effective communications.

Join the Xplor at PRINT 19 panel as industry analyst, Gina Ferrara, shares her perspective on the industry and engages our vendor participants as they share their thoughts on where the industry is, what the future holds and how these technologies have brought success to their customers.

When:  October 4, 2019
Where: McCormick Place North, Chicago, IL – N426abc
Time: 7:30 AM-10:00 AM CDT
Registration Fee:   Complimentary (Registration Required)

Questions and requests for additional information can be directed to Xplor Headquarters via phone at +1-813-949-6170 or via email at info@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.

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

Xplor International has ‘Last Days of Summer’ Membership Promotion

Lutz, FL – August 15, 2019 – Xplor International today announced their ‘Last Days of Summer” membership promotion in which you can join Xplor as an individual member for as little as $49 USD. Company memberships are also discounted during this promotion, bringing the investment to only $695 USD for an unlimited number of employees. This membership promotion is good through August 31, 2019.

This promotion is open to any members around the world, regardless of location, and works for both new memberships as well as renewals. No promo code is necessary as the system will automatically show this promotional pricing.

Those interested in membership can join here (www.xplor.org/membership) while members who would like to renew their membership can do so through the member’s portal (www.xplor.org/portal).

As an Xplor member, you are supporting the industry as well as the association while providing great benefits to yourself or your company and all its employees. Benefits include:

  • Scholarship eligibility for all employees and their spouses/children/grandchildren
  • E-Document News submissions for distribution to over 8500 industry professionals
  • Access to hundreds of past presentations, including annual conference content and Xplor’s half-day events, from 2010 to now!
  • Access to hundreds of webinar recordings beginning in 2011
  • An unlimited number of employees for company memberships
  • Listing in the Xplor Partner Directory for company memberships
  • And much more!

“This is by far the biggest promotion we have done for membership is quite some time!” says Chad Henk, Marketing Director for Xplor International. “Individuals save over 50% while companies are saving $200 USD. It’s a great deal!”

If you are interested in more information, please click the links above, email memberinfo@xplor.org, or call +1-813-949-6170.


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.

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

Xploration Tour to be in Dallas on September 5th; Registration Now Open

Lutz, FL – August 14, 2019 – Xplor International today announced that registration is now open for the Xploration Tour event in Dallas on September 5, 2019. The event will be held at Broadridge Financial Services and is 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 four city programs features speakers who will share their experiences and expertise in creating effective and efficient communications.

The Dallas event will begin with a session from Gina Ferrara, Senior Analyst at Madison Advisors, as she answers the question, “Is it time to rethink and refresh your CCM?” This session will cover the challenges and the risks in refreshing your strategy for how you are communicating with customers, as well as the impact on the customer experience when companies decide to maintain the “status quo.”

Additional sessions include APIs – Discovering New Connectivity by John Lynch of Compart and Optimizing Your Organization With Professional Services by Kevin Conzelman of Broadridge Financial Services. This Xploration Tour will then wrap-up with a panel discussion of the day’s speakers before touring the Broadridge Financial Services facility. The event includes a continental breakfast and lunch.

“This event will be complimentary to all, courtesy of our event sponsor Compart,” says Skip Henk, President/CEO of Xplor International. “We want to see everyone in Dallas, so use promo code COMPART when registering.”

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

For information on becoming an Xploration Tour sponsor, please contact sales@xplor.org or +1-813-949-6170. Sponsorships are still available for Omaha on October 15th.


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

Registration Now Open for Toronto Xploration Tour in Toronto on July 17th

Lutz, FL – June 19, 2019 – Xplor International, today announced that registration is now open for the Xploration Tour event in Toronto on July 17, 2019. The event will be held at the City of Toronto Archives and is sponsored by Crawford Technologies and Messagepoint. 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 four city programs will feature speakers who will share their experiences and expertise in creating effective and efficient communications.

The Toronto event will begin with a focus on current CCM trends, the attributes of a meaningful customer experience and the impact it can have on an organization. Additional sessions will include a focus on accessibility, how artificial Intelligence will play a role in customer communications, and best practices in CCM. This Xploration Tour will then wrap-up with a panel of the day’s speakers. After the education is over, there will be a tour of the city archives building. The event includes lunch, courtesy of the event sponsors.

“CCM is no longer an option. Companies that are not looking at it are behind curve”, says Skip Henk, President/CEO of Xplor International, “Whether a company already has or is looking to implement and/or enhance their CCM strategy, this one-day event will provide insight and direction.”

For more information about the Xploration Tour, or to register, visit www.xplor.org/tour.

For information on becoming an Xploration Tour sponsor, please contact sales@xplor.org or +1-813-949-6170.

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