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Xplor International Announces Re-Scheduling of 2020 Event

#XPLOR20 is rescheduled for Sept 17-19, 2020 in St. Pete Beach, FL

Lutz, FL — March 25, 2020: Xplor International, the worldwide electronic document systems association, today announced the re-scheduling of their 2020 annual conference. #XPLOR20 has been rescheduled for September 17-19, 2020 at the TradeWinds Island Grand in St. Pete Beach, Florida.

Tweet this: @Xplor_Int announces re-scheduling of #XPLOR20 to September 17-19th at the TradeWinds Island Grand Resort (@TWResorts) in St. Pete Beach, FL https://bit.ly/2yctJAN

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 relevant topics, best practices and trends in the customer communications industry.

“We have been able to re-schedule the conference for later this year with the support of TradeWinds Island Grand Resort,” says Skip Henk, President/CEO of Xplor International.  “Everything will remain the same – great sessions, 24 great vendors, daily networking at a great location, just a different date.”

Xplor’s Conference is known for its educational sessions and networking. The 2020 event will continue that tradition.

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

XPLOR20 to Feature Antoine Dupont as Keynote Speaker

Lutz, FL – February 25, 2020 – Xplor International has announced that on Tuesday, April 14th, XPLOR20 opens up with a keynote session titled ‘The Huge Power of Small: How To Create An Amazing Customer Experience That Drives Results,’ presented by marketing consultant and strategist, Antoine Dupont.  XPLOR20 will take place April 14-16, 2020 at the TradeWinds Island Grand in St. Pete Beach, Florida. Attendees can register here: www.cvent.com/d/wyq4q8.

Antoine is a recognized expert and strategist in digital marketing. He’s an award-winning marketing agency owner and a speaker at national and international conferences. His experience includes 18 years in marketing and 15 years in the hospitality industry.

His first job out of college was working for Gordon Ramsey in London at Le Gavroche. His past clients include such notable companies as Office Depot, Unilever, The Sports Authority, Habitat For Humanity. Recent bookings & appearances include CMC19, PRINT19, DigitalSummit19, AICPA19, MPISES19, Florida Restaurant Association, John L Scott Realty, CoachRealtors19 & Digitalium 2018 (Romania), among others.

During his presentation, Antoine will show us how disruption is all around us, that these are truly amazing times and things are moving faster than we ever thought possible. His presentation gives insights into building a business in these times in amazing ways.  He will show how to unleash the power of tiny actions that make a significant and positive difference to your business instantly. The ideas cost nothing to implement, yet the impact they have is profound, and can be put into action immediately.

Antoine takes you on a deep dive into what he calls ‘Moments of CONNECTION,’ moments that radically redefine how you do business.

“Antoine has contributed to our events in the past. His sessions were filled with great content, always engaging and very well-received,” says Skip Henk, President and CEO of Xplor International. “This keynote is a unique opportunity to leverage the power of small to grow your business. This is a do-not-miss session.”

The keynote takes place Tuesday, April 14th at 9:00 am ET.  For more information regarding XPLOR20 or to access the registration site, please visit www.xplor.org/XPLOR20. 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.

Vendors interested in exhibiting should contact sales@xplor.org or visit the exhibit site at www.cvent.com/d/9yqfx0.


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 to Feature New ‘Ask the Expert’ Sessions

Lutz, FL – January 14, 2020 – Xplor International has announced that a new type of session called ‘Ask the Expert’ will be added to the XPLOR20 conference agenda.  XPLOR20 will take place April 14-16, 2020 at the TradeWinds Island Grand in St. Pete Beach, Florida. Attendees can register here: www.cvent.com/d/wyq4q8.

Tweet this: @Xplor_Int announces new #XPLOR20 session type coined ‘Ask the Expert’! These sessions are designed to be an interactive Q&A driven by you, the attendee. This year’s annual event takes place April 14-16, 2020 at the TradeWinds Island Grand Resort (@TWResorts) in St. Pete Beach, FL http://bit.ly/2NspxRV 

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.

This year’s event will feature a new session type called ‘Ask the Expert.’  These 20-minute lightning sessions are designed to be an interactive Q&A driven by the attendees where they can ask any questions directly to vendors in the community.

Each of the XPLOR20 exhibiting companies will host a 20-minute session where attendees will quickly learn how they help their clients and will be able to get their expert advice on how to solve some of the challenges facing their organizations.

Attendees are encouraged to sit in on as many sessions as possible to make the most of the vast amount of experience available from these industry professionals.

“This new type of session is sure to be informative and interactive, giving attendees extra insight on solving problems that they see every day,” says Skip Henk, President and CEO of Xplor International. “Hearing about issues that other companies are experiencing can help you solve your own company’s challenges more quickly and efficiently.”

For more information regarding XPLOR20, or to access the registration site, please visit www.xplor.org/XPLOR20. 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.

Vendors interested in exhibiting should contact sales@xplor.org or visit the exhibit site at www.cvent.com/d/9yqfx0.


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 XPLOR20 in St. Pete Beach

Lutz, FL – December 17, 2019 – Xplor International has announced that the agenda is being finalized and registration is now open for their annual conference. XPLOR20 will take place April 14-16, 2020 at the TradeWinds Island Grand in St. Pete Beach, Florida. Attendees can register here: www.cvent.com/d/wyq4q8.

Tweet this: @Xplor_Int announces #XPLOR20 registration is open and the agenda is being finalized for the April 14-16, 2020 event which will be held at the TradeWinds Island Grand Resort (@TWResorts) in St. Pete Beach, FL http://bit.ly/2YUM5iN

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.

For the 2020 conference, we are going back to basics where many Xplorers say the ‘best years’ of Xplor’s modern conferences were.  The event is being held at the TradeWinds Island Grand Resort in sunny St. Pete Beach, Florida.

The conference program features five areas of focus, each with a unique blend of general and breakout sessions that address best practices and processes driving the CCM industry. The five focus areas include Compliance, Customer Experience, Data, Security and Technology.

For more information regarding XPLOR20, or to access the registration site, please visit www.xplor.org/XPLOR20. 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.

Vendors interested in exhibiting should contact sales@xplor.org or visit the exhibit site at www.cvent.com/d/9yqfx0.


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

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

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

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

 

The 2019 Xploration Tour to hit Toronto on July 17th

Lutz, FL – May 20, 2019 – Xplor International, today announced the Xploration Tour will return to Toronto on July 17, 2019 after a very successful single-day event last year. The event will this time be held at the City of Toronto Archives. Registration is set to open June 1st.  

The Xploration Tour in Toronto is sponsored by Crawford Technologies. Two additional sponsorships for this event are still available.

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 event will begin with an industry overview which will provide a baseline for the event, focusing on the current state of the industry. Additional sessions will focus on best practices and technologies, as speakers share their thoughts on why CCM is important, how companies can get started, and implementing a CCM strategy. The Xploration Tour will finally wrap up with a panel of the day’s speakers. After the Toronto event is complete, 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.”

Additional cities for the 2019 Xploration Tour include:

  • Dallas – September 5th, hosted by Broadridge Financial
  • Omaha – October 15th, hosted by FDR
  • Minneapolis – November (Date TBD), hosted by Taylor Communications

Each city will include 4-5 educational sessions, including an industry overview, as well a lunch. Some cities will offer facility tours. Programming may vary slightly between cities. Xplor members attend for free, and there is a nominal fee for non-members.

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

For information on becoming an Xploration Tour sponsor for Toronto, or any of the other posted cities, 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

“Industry Trends – A Changing CCM Landscape” Panel Announced for XPLOR19

Lutz, FL — February 13, 2019: Xplor International today announced an industry trends general session panel set to wrap-up XPLOR19 as a part of the full-conference curriculum. XPLOR19 takes place April 23-25, 2019 at Mandalay Bay and the general session will be on April 25th at 4:30pm. Attendees can register for XPLOR19 here: www.cvent.com/d/vgq69b

A Changing CCM Landscape” will feature Pat McGrew, M-EDP, of Keypoint Intelligence/InfoTrends as the moderator. She will be joined by Tim Cooper of NCP Solutions, Brian Cox of RR Donnelley, Christine Erna of CJE Consulting, and Joanne Gore of Joanne Gore Communications.

Technology is changing the customer communication space. From artificial intelligence, chatbots and communication ecosystems, these technologies are raising the customer experience bar. A unified customer journey plays a role although many companies are still challenged with mapping all of their customer touch points, including transactional documents. This panel will share their insights into the changing CCM landscape and what it means to your company and what to prepare for in the future.

“We will hear from our industry analysts early in the week, so we wanted to close the loop with an end user/industry consultant point of view,” says Skip Henk, EDP, President/CEO of Xplor International. “The panel will offer unique perspectives and insight as to what is happening today and what will drive CCM over the next couple of years. It’s sure to be a great way to end the event.”

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. 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