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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

Xplor Announces First Timer Recognition Program for Xploration® 18

The Program Provides Complimentary Conference Passes to Qualified Applicants

Lutz, FL – December 5, 2017 – Xplor International, the worldwide electronic document systems association, today announced the return of the First Timer Recognition Program for their annual conference, Xploration® 18, that is being held April 17-19, 2018 in Orlando, Florida at the Rosen Plaza.

Tweet this: @Xplor_Int announces the return of their First Timer Recognition Program and is giving away FREE passes to qualifying applicants! bit.ly/2jf5TtO #XPLOR18

In its first two years, the First Timer Recognition Program has given over 150 end user attendees a complimentary full-conference pass, a $1099 value. Xplor is once again recognizing qualified first time attendees by providing them with a complimentary full-conference pass and an open invitation to come and see what the Xploration conference is all about. The complimentary conference pass entitles the recipient to attend all Xplor educational sessions, general sessions, keynotes and networking events.

“The First Timer Recognition Program, now in its third year, is unique to the Xplor event” says Skip Henk, President and CEO of Xplor International. “Our goal was to bring new end users to the event to keep things fresh and provide new insight and energy. Not only have many of the participants returned to the conference, but they have also shared their experience as a speaker or panelist. It is a big investment but both the conference and association have benefited from it.”

To qualify, applicants must not have attended an annual conference over the last 8 years, be employed by an enterprise or end user company, and agree to stay at the host hotel, the Rosen Plaza ($189US which includes resort fee). Interested parties must apply by March 16, 2018.

The number of complimentary registrations is limited and will be awarded on a first come first served basis. You can apply here: www.cvent.com/d/m5qbyg.

The two-and-a-half day event is the perfect blend of 40+ educational sessions, panel discussions, and general sessions, in addition to a keynote, evening networking events, networking luncheons, a breakfast, and over 35 of the industry’s best solution providers.

For more information regarding Xploration® 18, or to register, 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 (EST), 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

Xplor Now Accepting Nominations for Annual Awards

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

Lutz, FL — November 28, 2017: Xplor International, The Electronic Document Systems Association®, today issued a call for nominations for their annual awards, to be presented at their 2018 Annual Conference, Xploration® 18, April 17-19 at the Rosen Plaza in Orlando, Florida. The deadline for nominations is January 15, 2018. For more information on the annual Xplor awards, or to nominate a company or individual, please visit www.cvent.com/d/1tq1dl.

Tweet this: @Xplor_Int Issues Annual Call for Award Nominations. Nominate an individual/company in one of 4 categories bit.ly/2nd8R6b #XPLOR18

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 Xploration® 18, please visit www.xplor.org/xplor18. Vendors interested in being a sponsor or exhibitor can 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

Leading Vendors Line Up to Sponsor Xploration® 17

Lutz, FL – March 9, 2017 – Xplor International, the worldwide electronic document systems association, today announced the line-up of conference sponsors for Xploration® 17, being held March 28-30 at the Caribe Royale Orlando in Orlando, Florida.

“Our sponsors are critical to the success of our programming.” said Skip Henk, EDP, President and CEO of Xplor International. “I’d like to thank our long-time sponsors for their continued support and welcome a few new players as well!”

Xploration® 17 Conference Sponsors include:

Registration:

  • Conference Bag– Canon Solutions America
  • Lanyard/Badge Holder– OpenText
  • Writing Pad – Appvion

Food and Beverage

  • Tuesday Lunch – Elixir Technologies
  • Wednesday Lunch – Crawford Technologies
  • Beverage Breaks – GMC Software
  • Thursday Breakfast – Xplor Canada

Networking Events

  • Opening Reception – NEPS, Inc.
  • Wednesday Happy Hour Reception – Crawford Technologies and RenderX, Inc.

Conference Programming

  • Industry Analysts’ Workshop – GMC Software
  • Track – All Things Data – Compart North America
  • Track – Customer Experience – Elixir Technologies
  • Track – Business Management – OpenText
  • Keynote Speaker / Gary Vitti – Ricoh USA

There are a couple more sponsorships still available. Vendors interested in either a sponsorship or becoming an exhibitor 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
Marketing Manager
+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.

Tweet this: acadami to present two-day #EDBOK Production Workflow Basics course as part of #Xplor17 http://bit.ly/2kWSg0J

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

Xplor Announces First Collegiate Communication Design Competition

Xplor Ryerson and Cal Poly University Chapters to Participate

Lutz, FL – January 25, 2017 – Xplor International, the worldwide electronic document systems association, today announced their inaugural Communication Design Competition. The contest is open to Xplor University Chapters students and is created to challenge students and promote real life application development, while having a bit of fun.

Sponsored by GMC Software, the winning team will be recognized at Xploration® 17 in Florida at the Caribe Royale Orlando, March 28-30, 2017.

Tweet this: #XPLOR17 Communication Design Competition Announced! @XplorRyerson @CalPoly @GMC_net http://bit.ly/2ktPPCF

Teams consist of up to five Xplor student members from the same university. A team can only submit one entry, but the university can have multiple teams. Each student can only participate on one team.

Teams will be challenged to redesign an ordinary, bland  credit card statement making it more functional, aesthetically pleasing and expanding its purpose to include making the communication a marketing opportunity.

It is the responsibility of the team to research and determine how to integrate various options and enhancements while re-designing the communication into a final submission.  The communication needs to be accessible via print, web and mobile.

“This is a great opportunity for students to apply the skills they have learned at their respective universities”, says Skip Henk, president and CEO of Xplor International, “I want to thank GMC Software for sponsoring this inaugural event.”

Winners will be selected based on their team’s presentation and explanation of the re-design to a panel of judges.

The winning team will be presented a trophy at Xploration 17 during the awards ceremony on March 28th and a cash prize. Each member on the team will receive a complimentary full-conference pass and the opportunity to present their design to Xploration 17 attendees in a 25-minute educational session.

About Xploration 17: The two-and-a-half day event is the perfect blend of educational sessions, panel discussions, general sessions, and daily networking events. Other features include:

  • 60+ Educational Sessions
  • Panel Discussions
  • Keynote Speaker
  • Vendor Forum,
  • Evening Networking Events (Tue/Wed
  • Networking Luncheons (Tue/Wed)
  • Thursday Breakfast
  • Analyst Workshop (Thursday)
  • Production Workflow Basics Course by acadami (included in registration fee)

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

Legendary L.A. Lakers Athletic Trainer Gary Vitti to Deliver Xploration 17 Keynote

Sponsored by RICOH USA, the 32-Year Team Veteran Will Tell You Winning Starts from the Top on Down

Lutz, FL — January 11, 2017—Xplor International, today announced their Xploration 17 keynote presentation will be delivered by Gary Vitti, Legendary L.A. Lakers Athletic Trainer. The presentation titled You Can Never Have Enough Talent…. But it is the Most Overrated Thing in Life will be on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.  The Xploration 17 conference is being held at the Caribe Royale Orlando from March 28-30th. For more information or to register: http://www.cvent.com/d/5vqky8

Tweet this: Gary Vitti, 32-Year Athletic Trainer for the @Lakers, to present keynote address at #Xplor17 http://bit.ly/2idH1nC

“We are excited to have Gary as part of our event and thank RICOH USA for their sponsorship and making it possible.” says Skip Henk, EDP, President/CEO of Xplor International. “Gary is a motivating force both on and off the court. His time as the Lakers Athletic Trainer, accomplishments as a lecturer, writer and TV personality, along with his extensive philanthropic work, makes Gary a great choice for our 2017 keynote speaker.”

Mr. Vitti has worked in the healthcare field for over 35 years, spending the last 32 years as the Head Athletic Trainer for the storied Los Angeles Lakers. During his tenure he has worked with basketball Hall of Fame greats Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Magic Johnson, Shaquille O’Neal, Jamaal Wilkes, James Worthy, and future Hall of Famer, Kobe Bryant.

In addition to his tenure with the Lakers, Vitti lectures internationally, has written a syndicated column for the L.A Times, created an exercise video, published articles in peer reviewed journals, and appeared in two Hollywood movies.  He has been featured by Sports Illustrated, ESPN, Fox News Sports, The Doctor’s Show, Hoop Magazine, NBATV, CCTV China, Tencent China and Time Warner Cable Network as well as several international publications.

Gary is also known for his philanthropic work, creating the National Basketball Athletic Trainers Association Foundation. During his tenure as chairman, he was involved with organ and tissue donation, the Miami Project for paralysis, the National Kidney Foundation, and provided countless scholarships for young athletic training students.  He served on the board of a Window Between Worlds, an organization that uses art as a healing tool for survivors of domestic violence and is currently is on the advisory board of Team Heal, an organization that provides health care and education as well as scholarships in underserved communities.

“I am looking forward to sharing my experiences with Xploration 17 attendees” says Gary Vitti. “I hope to offer many stories, both funny and sad, that will provide profound motivation for attendees to find their path and be the best!”

About Xploration 17: The the two-and-a-half day event is the perfect blend of educational sessions, panel discussions, general sessions, and networking events. Other features include:

  • 60+ Educational Sessions
  • Panel Discussions
  • Keynote Speaker – Gary Vitti, Legendary L.A. Lakers Athletic Trainer
  • Vendor Forum
  • Evening Networking Events (Tue/Wed)
  • Networking Luncheons (Tue/Wed)
  • Thursday Breakfast
  • Analyst Workshop (Thursday)
  • Production Workflow Basics Course by acadami  (included in the price of 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

Complete Xploration® 17 Agenda Goes Live

All 60+ sessions posted with titles, descriptions, and presenters

Lutz, FL – December 19, 2016 – Xplor International, the worldwide electronic document systems association, today announced that their full educational agenda for Xploration® 16 is now live at http://www.cvent.com/d/5vqky8/6X. Xploration® 17 is being held March 28-30, 2017 in Florida at the Caribe Royale Orlando.

Tweet this: @Xplor_Int #XPLOR17 agenda populated! All 60+ sessions complete with topics, descriptions and presenters! bit.ly/2i1SGW6

For 2017, Xplor has brought in more case studies, best practices, and industry trends to be presented by a diverse group of end users, industry analysts, consultants, and vendor subject matter experts.

“78% of our 2017 agenda is presented by end users which include seven industry analysts and nine industry consultants.” says Skip Henk, President and CEO of Xplor International. “The only session we have yet to announce is our celebrity sports keynote session, but be on the lookout for that announcement after the first of the year!”

About Xploration 17: 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. Other features include:

  • 60+ 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
  • Analyst Workshop (Thursday)
  • Production Workflow Basics Course by acadami as the Fundamentals track

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