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Award Nominations Now Open for XPLOR19

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

Lutz, FL — December 6, 2018: Xplor International today issued their annual call for nominations to be presented at their 2019 Annual Conference, XPLOR19, April 23-25 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. The deadline for nominations is January 22, 2019. For more information on the annual Xplor awards, or to nominate a company or individual, please visit http://www.cvent.com/d/jbqcvk.

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 #XPLOR19 in Las Vegas, April 23-25 https://bit.ly/2zKvaUC

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 Brian Platte 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 in regards to XPLOR19, please visit www.xplor.org/XPLOR19. 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.

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

Xplor International to Co-Locate with ISA International Sign Expo 2019

Two Organizations Expand Their Event Relationship

LUTZ, FL – November 29, 2018 – XPLOR19 and ISA International Sign Expo 2019 will co-locate in Las Vegas, bringing together the worldwide electronic document systems industry with the sign, graphics and visual communications industry. This marks the first time in 12 years that Xplor has been on the West Coast.

Xplor International and ISA have partnered for the past few years in educational sessions to help their members see where the two industries intersect. But 2019 will mark the first time that the two have co-located their complete events.

Both will be held in April at Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. XPLOR19 will be April 23-25 and the ISA Sign Expo will be April 24-26, with a pre-conference day on April 23.

“We have been excited to work with Xplor these last few years, and look forward to deepening our relationship in 2019,” said Lori Anderson, ISA president and CEO. “It is clear that there is overlap from both an attendee and exhibitor standpoint, so the co-location makes it easier and more beneficial for all. More importantly, though, this provides an opportunity for each of our respective attendees to explore where synergies exist.”

Xplor’s conference and vendor forum brings together end users, analysts, consultants and industry experts who share the best practices and trends in customer communications and digital documents. XPLOR19’s unique single-ballroom configuration is designed to maximize exposure to conference attendees and drive booth traffic. The XPLOR19 vendor forum is limited to 40 exhibitors. ISA International Sign Expo typically features more than 600 exhibitors and 20,000 attendees representing the breadth of the sign, graphics and visual communications industry.

“The overall excitement about this event has been overwhelming,” said Skip Henk, Xplor International’s president and CEO. “There is a lot of technology and information at the ISA Sign Expo that will be of interest to our members and vice versa. Bringing XPLOR19 and ISA International Sign Expo 2019 to one location will increase the likelihood that sign companies, printers, in-plant executives and end users will need to leave the office only once to attend a show that has it all.”

To learn more about XPLOR19, visit www.xplor.org/XPLOR19. To learn more about ISA Sign Expo, visit www.signexpo.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

About ISA International Sign Expo
ISA International Sign Expo is the on-premise sign and visual communication industry’s largest expo. Held each spring, the event features the latest products that showcase the breadth of the sign and visual communications industry along with education and networking events. The event has been named to the Trade Show News Network’s List of Top 250 Trade Shows and ranked in the Top 100 Largest Events by Trade Show Executive three consecutive years. Learn more at www.signexpo.org.

About International Sign Association
The International Sign Association (ISA) strives to be the leader in shaping and developing the sign, graphics, and visual communications community worldwide.

Xplor to offer First Timer Recognition Program for XPLOR19

The Program Provides Complimentary Conference Passes to Qualified Applicants

Lutz, FL – October 23, 2018 – Xplor International, the worldwide electronic document systems association, today announced the return of the First Timer Recognition Program for their annual conference, XPLOR19, that is being held April 23-25, 2019 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.

XPLOR19 is the premier event for CCM and digital document professionals.The two-and-a-half day event is the perfect blend of 40 educational sessions, panel discussions, and general sessions focusing on the latest in best practices and trends in the CCM and digital document industry. The event also features a keynote speaker, evening networking events, a networking lunch, and over 35 of the industry’s best solution providers and the show floor.

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 #XPLOR19 at Mandalay Bay in #Vegas! https://bit.ly/2CY0QcA

Since 2016, the First Timer Recognition Program has given away over 200 conference passes, a $1099 value, to end user attendees. Xplor will once again recognize qualified first time attendees by providing them with a complimentary full-conference pass and an open invitation to come and see what XPLOR19 is all about. The complimentary conference pass entitles the recipient to attend all Xplor educational sessions, general sessions, keynotes and networking events.

“Since its inception, the design of First Timer Recognition Program was to bring in new end users in order to provide different perspectives and insight to our programming and participating partners.” says Skip Henk, President and CEO of Xplor International. “We are seeing many of these attendees returning the next year, bringing their colleagues to experience our world-class education and networking as they themselves did the year before.”

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 one of the host hotels. Hotel rooms can be secured through the Xplor block with costs ranging $89 to $139US plus a $19 resort fee. Interested parties must apply by March 22, 2019. 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/sbq9ny

For more information regarding XPLOR19, or to register, visit www.xplor.org/xplor19. Questions should be directed to Register@xplor.org or +1-813-949-6170 between the hours of 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM (EST), Monday through Friday.

Vendors interested in being an exhibitor should contact Xplor’s Director of Sales, Lou Brandow at +1-813-949-6170 or via email at Lou@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

Call for Presentations is Now Open for XPLOR19

The Two-and-a-half day event to host forty sessions, a vendor forum, and networking events

Lutz, FL – October 17, 2018 Xplor International, the worldwide electronic document systems association, has issued a “call for presentations” for their annual event, XPLOR19, taking place April 23-25, 2019 at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. The event will feature three tracks which will include forty educational sessions and a keynote, in addition to the vendor forum and daily networking events.

Tweet this: @Xplor_Int has opened up the 2019 Call for Presentations! Share your knowledge and experiences at a new venue in Las Vegas! Speaking could net you a free pass! #XPLOR19 https://bit.ly/2CR0Fj2

Xplor has opened up the call for presentations with the ability to submit as either a Session Presenter or a Panelist. Xplor is also continuing to offer session presenters the option of a 25-minute Lightning Learning or a 50-minute Deep Dive timeslot.To view a full list of conference topics or to submit, 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 November.If selected as a session presenter or a panelist, business end users will enjoy the conference with a complimentary Platinum Passport.  Industry partners/vendors will receive a discounted rate of $575 for the Platinum Passport, which is a savings of up to 50%!

Not quite sure you want to present? Get some advice from Xplor’s President/CEO here.

Three Educational Tracks
In preparation for XPLOR19, Xplor is seeking speakers from the business analyst and vendor communities on topics across three different topics of interest:

  • Business Technology Track: Accessibility – Options, Analytics – What Analytics You Need, Audits – Surviving SOC/HIPAA/FISMA Audits, Document Re-Engineering – Utilizing Re-Engineering Tools, Security & Compliance – Best Practices
  • Delivery Technology Track: ADF – Updating Your ADF, AFP – Update, Color Management -, Adding Color Management to Your Workflow, Communication – Design, Mailing – Best Practices, Mobile & eDelivery – Best Practices, PDF 2.0 – Updates, Print & Mail – Optimization, Print Enhancement – Options, Technology – Inkjet & Toner, Workflow – Using Workflow to Maximize Throughput
  • Marketing Technology Track: CCM – Best Practices, Customer Experience – Best Practices, Developing a Customer Experience Strategy, Omni-Channel Marketing – Best Practices, The Basics of CCM and How it Impacts the Business, Why is Digital Transformation Important?

Three Panel Topics
XPLOR19 will feature three panels throughout the event that the Call for Presentations will accept applications to participate in:

  • Accessibility & Compliance: The World in Which We Live
  • Customer Experience: A Moving Target
  • Industry Trends: A Changing CCM Landscape

Vendor Forum
The event will also feature a vendor forum that is designed to capitalize on the wealth of knowledge within the Xplor vendor community. Limited to 40 vendor partners, these forums provide an opportunity for both attendees and vendors to share ideas and information on applications, industry trends and products.

Networking Events
Xplor’s Conference is known as the number one networking event in the industry. The 2019 event will once again continue that tradition as participants can attend educational sessions during the day while networking at lunch and evening events.

For more information or to apply as a speaker, please visit http://www.cvent.com/d/xbqp29. For more information about the conference, please visit www.xplor.org/XPLOR19. Any questions should be directed to Register@xplor.org, +1-813-949-6170, between the hours of 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (ET), Monday through Friday.

Vendors interested in exhibiting or being an event sponsor should contact Xplor’s Director of Sales, Lou Brandow, at 813-949-6170 or via email at Lou@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

Registration Now Open for XPLOR19 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas

Xplor’s Re-branded Event to Feature a New Location, New Format, and New Agenda

Lutz, FL – October 10, 2018 – Xplor International, the worldwide electronic document systems association, today announced the dates and location for their 2019 annual conference. The re-branded annual conference, XPLOR19, will take place April 23-25, 2019 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Tweet this: @Xplor_Int announces their 2019 annual conference will take place at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, April 23-25. Their #XPLOR19 event features a new location, new format, and new agenda. https://bit.ly/2QGRPr5

XPLOR19, the Premier Event for CCM & Digital Document Professionals, is a two-and-a-half day event that brings together end-users, analysts, consultants, industry experts, and vendors who will share the latest best practices and trends in the customer communications and digital document industry. It will feature 40 educational sessions, a keynote speaker, daily networking events and leading-edge vendors in the vendor forum.

After being on the east coast for over twelve years, XPLOR19 is heading west to the Mandalay Bay Resort and Conference Center in Las Vegas. Rooms are available at four MGM venues including the Mandalay Bay, Delano, Luxor, and Excalibur with room rates ranging between $89-$159 per night.  All are in close proximity to the conference center.

In addition to a new location, XPLOR19 will also feature a new format as well as a new agenda. For 2019, conference sessions will begin on Tuesday afternoon followed by an opening reception from 7:00-9:00 pm. The conference format blends general and breakout sessions with daily networking opportunities.

“After 12 years in Florida we decided to shake things up with a new location, name, format and agenda” says Skip Henk, President/CEO of Xplor International, “We are working on another major change which we will announce in the coming weeks. Stay tuned.”

For more information regarding XPLOR19, or to access the registration site, please visit www.xplor.org/xplor19. Questions should be directed to Register@xplor.org or +1-813-949-6170 between the hours of 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM (ET), Monday through Friday.

Interested in speaking at XPLOR19? Submit during our Call for Presentations and you could receive a full-conference pass. Visit http://www.cvent.com/d/xbqp29 for more information.

Vendors interested in being an exhibitor should visit the Vendor Forum Website here: http://www.cvent.com/d/ngq61k. Additionally, Xplor’s Director of Sales, Lou Brandow, can be contacted at +1-813-949-6170 or via email at Lou@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 “A Morning with Keypoint Intelligence”

The half-day event will cap the Association’s Annual Conference

Lutz, FL – January 8, 2018 – Xplor International today announced that Xploration 18, Xplor’s Annual Conference, will wrap up their event with three sessions from Keypoint Intelligence – InfoTrends on Thursday, April 19, 2018. The Xploration 18 event is April 17-19, 2018 at the Rosen Plaza in Orlando, Florida.

A Morning with Keypoint Intelligence – InfoTrends will reveal relevant insights, research updates, and discussion that will cover production, workflow, and customer communications. Included with a Platinum Passport, Matt Swain and Pat McGrew will lead the three session program:

  • Workflow Wizardry: What we’ve learned from Workflow Audits that can Change Your Production Strategy
  • Customer Communications Research Highlights: The Top Trends to Consider in your CCM Strategy
  • Solving the Big Problem in Customer Communication: What’s Hot, What’s Important, What You Should be Doing Today (Panel)

“The Morning with Keypoint Intelligence is new to our event this year” says Skip Henk, President & CEO for Xplor International. “Matt Swain and Pat McGrew put together a jam-packed three session program featuring best practices and their latest research. It is a great added value to the conference program.”

About Xploration 18: Starting at $899 USD for a Full-conference Platinum Passport, the two-and-a-half day event is the perfect blend of educational sessions, panel discussions, general sessions, and networking events. Features include:

  • 40+ Educational Sessions
  • Panel Discussions and General Sessions
  • Keynote Speaker
  • 35+ Industry Partners in the Vendor Forum
  • Two Evening Networking Events (Tue/Wed)
  • Two Networking Luncheons (Tue/Wed)
  • Thursday Breakfast
  • New for 2018: A Morning with Keypoint Intelligence – InfoTrends

For more information regarding Xploration 18, or to access the registration site, please visit www.xplor.org/xplor18. Questions should be directed to Register@xplor.org or +1-813-949-6170 between the hours of 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM (ET), Monday through Friday.

Vendors interested in being an exhibitor should contact Xplor’s Director of Sales, Deborah Green at +1-770-444-3845 or via email at deborahgreen@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

Xploration® 18 Agenda Now Populated

Session titles, descriptions, and speakers posted

Lutz, FL – December 12, 2017 – Xplor International, the worldwide electronic document systems association, today announced that their full educational agenda for Xploration® 18, The Customer Communications Conference, is now live at cvent.com/d/v5qc3p/6X. Xploration® 18 is being held April 17-19, 2018 in Orlando, Florida at the Rosen Plaza.

Tweet this: @Xplor_Int #XPLOR18 agenda is now populated! All 40 sessions are now complete with topics, descriptions and presenters! Check it out! bit.ly/2jxagDJ

For 2018, the agenda is packed with sessions that focus on content selected by industry professionals through a survey Xplor conducted earlier this year. Presenters will be a diverse group of end users, industry analysts, consultants, and vendor subject matter experts.

“We surveyed the industry for feedback on what they wanted to see as part of the conference agenda and then lined up a great group of speakers to deliver it” says Skip Henk, President and CEO of Xplor International. “The only session we have yet to announce is our keynote session, but be on the lookout for that announcement after the first of the year!”

About Xploration 18: Starting at $899 USD for a Full-conference Platinum Passport, the two-and-a-half day event is the perfect blend of educational sessions, panel discussions, general sessions, and networking events. Features include:

  • 40+ Educational Sessions
  • Panel Discussions and General Sessions
  • Keynote Speaker
  • 35+ Industry Partners in the Vendor Forum
  • Two Evening Networking Events (Tue/Wed)
  • Two Networking Luncheons (Tue/Wed)
  • Thursday Breakfast
  • New for 2018: A Morning with Keypoint Intelligence – InfoTrends

For more information regarding Xploration 18, or to access the registration site, please visit www.xplor.org/xplor18. Questions should be directed to Register@xplor.org or +1-813-949-6170 between the hours of 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM (ET), Monday through Friday.

Vendors interested in being an exhibitor should contact Xplor’s Director of Sales, Deborah Green at +1-770-444-3845 or via email at deborahgreen@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

Registration Now Open for Xploration® 18

Customer Communications Conference to be Held April 17-19, 2018 in Orlando, FL

Lutz, FL – November 7, 2017 – Xplor International, the worldwide electronic document systems association, today announced that registration is now open for Xploration® 18 being held April 17-19, 2018 in Orlando, Florida at the Rosen Plaza.

Tweet this: @Xplor_Int announced that registration is open for Xploration 18 in Orlando, FL at the Rosen Plaza! More info: bit.ly/2Ans0Fn #XPLOR18

The Enterprise Communications Industry is in a constant state of evolution driven by new technology and changes in human behavior. Xploration 18 is about enabling the Enterprise Communications Industry by providing the “What, Why and How” for industry trends, best practices, regulations and new technologies.

With the Customer Experience taking center stage in our industry, the 2018 curriculum will cover:

  • Key Industry Trends you must prepare your business for NOW!
  • Best Practices to improve your profitability
  • Regulations that impact your business
  • Technology Solutions that are changing the industry

The event will feature over 40 educational sessions presented by end users, industry analysts, consultants, and subject matter experts who will share real world examples and case studies.

The event will take place at the Rosen Plaza which features 800 deluxe guestrooms at a great location, across the street from the Pointe Orlando shopping and entertainment complex. The Xplor group rate for this great venue is locked in at $189 per night for a standard room (plus tax, no resort fees).

If you are involved in the design, creation, production and distribution of customer bills, statements, direct mail, policies or other transactional communications, no matter what channel(s) of distribution, the Xploration 18 conference program is relevant to your organization.

“The 2018 program content is in direct response to a survey we sent to the Xplor community” says Skip Henk, President and CEO of Xplor International. “The response was overwhelming and we were able to donate $5 for each completed survey to Veterans Matter. Not only did we get great input, but we were able to help raise money to house homeless veterans and their families.”

Conference Program: The two-and-a-half day event is the perfect blend of educational sessions, panel discussions, general sessions, and networking events. Features include:

  • 40+ Educational Sessions
  • Panel Discussions and General Sessions
  • Keynote Speaker
  • 35+ Industry Partners in the Vendor Forum
  • Two Evening Networking Events (Tue/Wed)
  • Two Networking Luncheons (Tue/Wed)
  • Thursday Breakfast
  • New for 2018: A Morning with Keypoint Intelligence – InfoTrends

For more information regarding Xploration 18, or to access the registration site, please visit www.xplor.org/xplor18. Questions should be directed to Register@xplor.org or +1-813-949-6170 between the hours of 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM (ET), Monday through Friday.

Vendors interested in being an exhibitor should contact Xplor’s Director of Sales, Deborah Green at +1-770-444-3845 or via email at deborahgreen@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

About Veterans Matter
Veterans Matter is the result of collaborative innovation integrating technology, housing, and the community; with the medical, mental and employment help provided by the VA that creates evidence-based results for our heroes in need: Returning them to domestic autonomy. Our mission is simple: house as many homeless veterans as we can, as fast as we can to provide the fresh start. https://veteransmatter.org/

Xplor International Issues 2018 Conference Call for Presentations

Two-and-a-half Day Event to Host Educational Sessions, a Vendor Forum, and Networking Events

Lutz, FL – October 2, 2017 Xplor International, the worldwide electronic document systems association, has issued a “call for presentations” for their annual event, Xploration® 18, taking place April 17-19, 2018 at the Rosen Plaza in Orlando, Florida. The event will feature four distinct tracks which include over 45 educational sessions and a keynote, in addition to the vendor forum and daily networking events.

Tweet this: @Xplor_Int has opened up the 2018 call for presentations! Share your knowledge in Orlando on various topics! bit.ly/2xaWsj0 #Xplor18

For the 2018 event, Xplor distributed a survey to past attendees, members, and the industry requesting information about what topics they wanted to see at the event. After an overwhelming response, the Xplor team compiled all the responses and created the tracks and topics that you will see at Xploration 18 based on that feedback.

Xplor has opened up the call for presentations with the ability to submit as either a Session Presenter or a Panelist. After tremendous feedback from the 2017 event, Xplor is continuing to offer session presenters the option of a 25-minute Lightning Learning or a 50-minute Deep Dive timeslot for 2018.

To view a full list of conference topics or to submit, please visit the Call for Presentations website. Session submissions should include case studies and address: what the subject is, why it is important, and how is it implemented. 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 November.

If selected as a session presenter or a panelist, business end users will enjoy the conference with a complimentary Platinum Passport.  Industry partners/vendors will receive a discounted rate of $535 for the Platinum Passport, which is a savings of up to 50%!

Not quite sure you want to present? Get some advice from Xplor’s President/CEO here.

Four Educational Tracks
In preparation for Xploration® 18, Xplor is seeking speakers from the business analyst and vendor communities on topics across four different tracks that are based on industry survey feedback:

  • Communication Design: Accessibility, Analytics, Business Intelligence, Compliance, Composition, Document Re-Engineering, Output Design, Output Management
  • Technologies: ADF, Dashboards, Color Management, Content Management, e-Commerce, Inkjet Technology, Inkjet Implementation, Mobile, PDF2, System Automation, the Cloud, Workflow
  • Customer Experience: CCM, Customer Engagement, Customer Journey, Omni-Channel Marketing, Print and Mail, Social Media
  • Trends: Artificial Intelligence, Augmented Print, Digital Transformation, Enhanced Print, Internet of Things

Four Panel Topics
Xploration® 18 will feature four panels throughout the event, one for each track:

  • The Internet of Things: Ramifications for the Communication Environment
  • PDF2: Why Does it Make a Difference?
  • Is the Cloud a Good Place to Be?
  • Is the Perfect Customer Experience out of Reach?

Vendor Forum
The event will also feature a vendor forum that is designed to capitalize on the wealth of knowledge within the Xplor vendor community. These forums provide an opportunity for both attendees and vendors to share ideas and information on applications, industry trends and products.

Networking Events
Xplor’s Conference is known as the number one networking event in the industry. The 2018 event will once again continue that tradition as participants can attend educational sessions during the day while networking at lunches and evening events.

For more information or to apply as a speaker, please visit www.cvent.com/d/25qybv. For more information about the conference, please visit www.xplor.org/xplor18. Any questions should be directed to Register@xplor.org, +1-813-949-6170, between the hours of 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (ET), Monday through Friday.

Vendors interested in exhibiting or being an event sponsor should contact Xplor’s Director of Sales, Deborah Green, at 770-444-3845 or via email at deborahgreen@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

Acadami to Again Host Production Workflow Basics Course in Conjunction with the Xploration® 17 Program

Two-day course is Included as part of full-conference registration

Lutz, FL — February 1, 2017—Xplor International today announced that acadami will once again present their two-day Electronic Document Body of Knowledge Production Workflow Basics course as part of the Xploration® 17 conference, being held March 28-30 at the Caribe Royale Orlando in Florida. Attendees can register from www.xplor.org/xplor17.

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The ten module course makes up the “fundamentals” educational track of the conference. Acadami classes are recognized internationally for their electronic and transactional document courses.

The course, based on A Guide to the Electronic Document Body of Knowledge (EDBOK) available at www.edbok.org, provides industry professionals a standard that establishes a base level of knowledge about document application development and production for the industry as well as providing a road map for the next generation of industry professionals.

This EDBOK-based program focuses on the EDBOK Document Production Workflow.

“This is a great opportunity for people new to the industry as well as veterans”, says Skip Henk, President and CEO of Xplor, “In two days attendees can get a baseline of knowledge as well as better understand the components and processes of the transactional document industry.”

Attendees participating in all 10 modules are eligible to participate in an optional final exam to earn 20 Education Credits towards an EDA designation or EDP certification. Current EDPs will earn 20 re-certification Credits. The class is limited to 30 attendees.

Graduates will also receive a complimentary copy of A Guide to the Electronic Document Body of Knowledge – 1st Edition, a $150 value.

Attendance is included with the Xploration 17 Platinum Passport registration.

For more information regarding Xploration® 17, or to register, visit www.xplor.org/xplor17. Questions should be directed to Register@xplor.org or +1-813-949-6170 between the hours of 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM (ET), Monday through Friday.

Vendors interested in being an exhibitor should contact Xplor’s Director of Sales, Deborah Green at +1-770-444-3845 or via email at deborahgreen@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
Marketing Manager
+1-813-949-6171
Chad@xplor.org