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Line-up of Vendors Support XPLOR22

Lutz, FL – August 17, 2022 – Xplor International, the worldwide electronic document systems association, today announced the line-up of conference sponsors for XPLOR22, being held September 13-15, at the TradeWinds Island Grand Resort in St. Pete Beach, Florida.

For information about the XPLOR22 event or to register visit: https://cvent.me/wMz1ba

“I’d like to thank our long-time partners and welcome our new ones,” said Skip Henk, EDP, President and CEO of Xplor International. “Their continued support means a great deal to the association as well as me personally, and I truly mean it when I say we wouldn’t be having an event without them.”

  • Diamond Conference Sponsors
    • Gimbel & Associates – Beverage Breaks, Welcome & Industry Awards, Opening Reception, Educational Tracks
    • Quadient – Mobile App, Lanyards
    • Crawford Technologies – Beach Happy Hour Reception Co-Sponsor
    • RenderX, Inc. – Beach Happy Hour Reception Co-Sponsor
    • Smart Communications – Tuesday Luncheon
  • Emerald Conference Sponsor
    • Canon Solutions America – Conference Bags

XPLOR22 Vendor Forum:

  • Allyant, Antenna House, Inc., Crawford Technologies, Eclipse Corporation, FCI CCM Inc., Gimbel & Associates, Macrosoft Inc., Messagepoint, MHC, Nagarro Inc., OpenText, Papyrus Software, Perfect Doc Studio Inc., Quadient, RenderX, Inc., Smart Communications, Solimar Systems, Inc.

About Xplor International

Xplor International is a not-for-profit association dedicated to the education, evolution, and success of the Customer Communications Management (CCM) industry.  Our members design, produce, implement, deliver and manage high-volume, highly regulated and highly personalized communications across all channels and in all formats.

Xplor’s mission is to provide the education and resources necessary for the development of engaging customer communications.

We enhance organizational success and advance the careers of our members by providing research, analyst access, industry certification, professional development, and educator guidance.  Global members benefit from our in-person annual conference, virtual events, and networking opportunities.

Xplor International has its worldwide headquarters in Lutz, Florida, chapters in the US and Canada, and active membership across the globe.

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 Director
+1-813-949-6170
Chad@xplor.org

Xplor International Accepting Applications for 2022 Scholarships

Association Scholarships Open to Xplor Members and Their Immediate Families

Lutz, FL – June 7, 2022 –Xplor International, today announced that they are accepting applications for their 2022 scholarship program through the deadline of July 31, 2022.

In 2010, Xplor decided to go beyond its traditional member offerings to help promote and support the next generation of industry professionals. The Xplor Member Scholarship program was founded to provide financial assistance to Xplor members and their immediate families who are pursuing careers in the field of document and communication technology including such studies as web design, marketing, IT, business, print, cyber security, etc.

The program is funded by the generosity of Xplor Elite Sponsors including Gimbel & Associates, Crawford Technologies, Canon Solutions America, GhostDraft, Quadient, and Smart Communications. In addition, the program is supported by Xplor Canada and The Herman L. Gimbel and Audrey M. Gimbel Memorial Scholarship Fund.

To qualify for an Xplor Scholarship, one must be a current Xplor member (or immediate family) and maintain a 3.0 GPA at a four-year or two-year college or university degree program in the United States or Canada. Incoming college freshman may also apply with the same GPA requirements.

Scholarship recipients are selected based on their application submission, response to an essay question, as well as academic achievement, participation in school activities, and service to the community.

Each year scholarships are awarded in various denominations, up to $1000 USD. The 2022 deadline for applications is July 31st. For more information, or to apply, visit www.xplor.org/scholarship.


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 Director
+1-813-949-6170
Chad@xplor.org

2022 Xplor Industry Award Nominations Now Open

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

Lutz, FL — May 31, 2022: Xplor International today issued their annual call for nominations to be presented at their 2022 Annual Conference, XPLOR22, September 13-15 at the TradeWinds Island Grand in St. Pete Beach. The deadline for nominations is July 15, 2022. For more information on the annual Xplor awards, or to nominate a company or individual, please visit https://cvent.me/XDKE1z.

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.

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.

For more information regarding XPLOR22, or to register, visit www.xplor.org/XPLOR22. Questions should be directed to register@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
Marketing Director
+1-813-949-6170
Chad@xplor.org

First Timer Recognition Program Open for XPLOR22

The Program Provides Complimentary Conference Registration to Qualified Applicants

Lutz, FL – May 25, 2022 – Xplor International, the association for the Customer Communications Industry, today announced the opening of the First Timer Recognition Program for their upcoming annual conference, XPLOR22, that is being held September 13-15, 2022 at TradeWinds Island Grand in St. Pete Beach, Florida. Interested attendees can find additional information and details at www.xplor.org/XPLOR22.

The two-and-a-half day event features world-class education and networking in a relaxing, yet invigorating environment. This year’s Education Committee has researched the topics that are dominating our industry and the event will focus on Innovative Strategies to Transform the Customer Experience. XPLOR22 will cover 20 areas of focus which include Industry Trends, Technology, and Customer Engagement.

Since 2016, the First Timer Recognition Program has provided over 275 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 as new attendees bring with them new perspectives and challenges that benefit the event and open the door to discussion,” says Skip Henk, President and CEO of Xplor International. “It also provides them the opportunity to listen to case studies, meet with industry experts, gain exposure to the latest industry trends and expand their professional network.”

To qualify, applicants must not have attended an Xplor 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 $219 (plus tax), which includes the resort fee. Interested parties must apply by August 31, 2022. The number of complimentary registrations is limited to 50 and will be awarded on a first come, first served basis. You can apply here: https://www.cvent.com/d/qkqkb6

For more information regarding XPLOR22, or to register, visit www.xplor.org/XPLOR22. Questions should be directed to register@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
Marketing Director
+1-813-949-6170
Chad@xplor.org

XPLOR22 Now Accepting Vendor Forum Applications

Event to Feature 28 Leading-Edge Providers of CCM Technology and Services

Lutz, FL – May 18, 2022 – Xplor International, the worldwide electronic document systems association, today announced they are accepting applications for exhibit space at their 2022 annual conference, XPLOR22, which will take place September 13-15, 2022, in St. Pete Beach, Florida at the TradeWinds Island Grand Resort.

The two-and-a-half-day conference will focus on Innovative Strategies to Transform the Customer Experience and brings together end users, analysts, consultants, industry experts and vendors from the CCM industry who will share the latest best practices and trends in the customer communications industry.

The show floor is limited to 28 exhibitors and we are offering two “all inclusive” options to choose from: a standard 8×10 booth or an 8×10 kiosk. These options level the playing field for all vendors while providing a more intimate experience.

  • The standard booth ($4750 USD during early bird) includes a 6-foot table with two chairs, carpet, a wastebasket, 7”x44” company identification sign, a five-amp power drop for laptops, two employee full conference passes, as well as two complimentary conference passes for end user customers/prospects.
  • The kiosk option ($5600 USD during early bird) includes the same entitlements as a standard booth as well as a countertop and two graphic panels, with two padded stools instead of chairs.
  • Internet in the Vendor Forum is provided through your guest room access and is sufficient to check your email. Additional bandwidth may be purchased.

“Since announcing the conference dates just two weeks ago, eleven vendors have already signed up for the event and we expect to sell out quickly,” says Skip Henk, President/CEO of Xplor International. “People seem to be back on the road as interest in the event certainly seems high, both from a vendor and an attendee perspective. We look forward to a great event.”

For more information regarding XPLOR22, or to access the registration site or the Call for Presentations, please visit www.xplor.org/XPLOR22. 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 visit the Vendor Forum Website: https://cvent.me/43OxZw. For questions, please contact 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 Media Contact:
Chad Henk

Marketing Director
+1-813-949-6170
Chad@xplor.org

Registration and Call for Presentations Websites Now Open for XPLOR22 Conference in St. Pete Beach, Florida

Lutz, FL – April 26, 2022 – Xplor International has announced that the conference website and registration are now open for their annual conference. XPLOR22 will take place September 13-15, 2022 at the TradeWinds Island Grand in St. Pete Beach, Florida. Attendees can register here: https://cvent.me/wMz1ba

Tweet this: @Xplor_Int announces #XPLOR22 registration is open for the annual conference on September 13-15, 2022 which will be held at the TradeWinds Island Grand Resort (@TWResorts) in St. Pete Beach, FL https://cvent.me/wMz1ba.

The two-and-a-half-day conference will focus on Innovative Strategies to Transform the Customer Experience and brings together end users, analysts, consultants, industry experts and vendors who will share the latest best practices and trends in the customer communications industry.

Xplor events are known for great educational content and XPLOR22 will continue the tradition. The conference features a blend of general, panel and breakout sessions that address best practices, industry trends, strategies and processes driving the industry.

The 2022 Education Committee researched the topics that are dominating our industry. Their research coupled with Xplor surveys resulted in three tracks that will cover 20 areas of focus. Those tracks include Customer Engagement, Best Practices/Trends and Technology.

For more information regarding XPLOR22, or to access the registration site, please visit https://cvent.me/wMz1ba.

Interested in speaking? The Call for Presentations is open and you could qualify for a complimentary conference pass! Please visit https://cvent.me/d1XB3P.

Interested in exhibiting? Please email sales@xplor.org.

Questions should be directed to Xplor HQ via email at register@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
Marketing Director
+1-813-949-6170
Chad@xplor.org

Xplor International Announces XPLOR22 Conference

September 13-15, 2022 in St. Pete Beach, Florida

Lutz, FL — April 13, 2022: Xplor International, the worldwide electronic document systems association, today announced the dates and location for their 2022 annual conference. XPLOR22 will take place September 13-15, 2022 at the TradeWinds Island Grand Resort in St. Pete Beach, Florida.

Tweet this: @Xplor_Int announces their Annual Conference will take place September 13-15, 2022 at the TradeWinds Island Grand Resort in St. Pete Beach, FL #XPLOR22 https://bit.ly/3O4t7zr 

The two-and-a-half-day event will focus on Innovative Strategies to Transform the Customer Experience. Known for its unique educational content, the event focuses on the strategies, best practices and trends that enhance customer communications, presented by end users, analysts, consultants, industry experts and vendor partners.

“Anyone involved in the creation, development and/or distribution of customer communications will benefit from attending XPLOR22,” says Skip Henk, Xplor President/CEO.  “The event will provide actionable content that will enhance your customer communications and positively impact the customer experience provided by your organization.”

The 2022 event will continue the tradition of the past Xplor conference events. All attendees will have access to the educational sessions, industry-leading companies in the vendor forum, and networking opportunities, all while enjoying beautiful St. Pete Beach.  The event will include:

  • 40+ educational sessions and panels
  • 28 leading-edge exhibitors
  • Daily networking which includes lunches and evening events
  • Industry Awards presentation

The XPLOR22 Conference website, as well as the Call for Presentations, will open in the coming weeks. Check out www.xplor.org for the latest and most up-to-date information.

Interested in speaking or exhibiting? Watch for our Call for Presentations announcement or email register@xplor.org to be notified once we are accepting applications. If you are interested in exhibiting, please email skip@xplor.org.

Questions should be directed to Xplor HQ via email at register@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
Marketing Director
+1-813-949-6170
Chad@xplor.org

Leading Vendors Line Up in Support of XPLOR21

Lutz, FL – November 2, 2021 – Xplor International, the worldwide electronic document systems association, today announced the line-up of conference sponsors for XPLOR21, being held November 16-18 at the TradeWinds Island Grand Resort in St. Pete Beach, Florida.

For information about the XPLOR21 event or to register visit: https://cvent.me/gRg97O

“Our sponsors are critical to the success of our programming,” said Skip Henk, EDP, President and CEO of Xplor International. “We thank our long-time supporters, it means a great deal to the association as well as me personally, especially during these uncertain times!”

  • Diamond Sponsors
    • Gimbel & Associates – Opening Reception, Beverage Breaks, Welcome & Industry Awards, Educational Tracks
    • Quadient – Mobile App, Lanyards, Tuesday Lunch
    • Crawford Technologies – Beach Happy Hour Reception
    • RenderX – Beach Happy Hour Reception
  • Ruby Sponsor
    • Smart Communications Signage
  • Emerald Sponsor
    • Canon Solutions America – Conference Bags

XPLOR21 Vendor Forum:

  • Accusoft, Below Inc., CommonLook, Compart North America, Crawford Technologies, enChoice, Inc. Gimbel & Associates, Hatteras, Inc., MHC, OpenText, Papyrus Software, Quadient, Racami, RenderX, Smart Communications, Solimar Systems, Inc., WayPath Consulting

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 Director
+1-813-949-6170
Chad@xplor.org

Xplor Announces 2021 Technology and Application of the Year Award Winners

Recipients to be recognized at XPLOR21 in St. Pete Beach on November 16th

Lutz, FL — October 21, 2021 – Xplor International, the worldwide electronic document systems association, today announced the recipients of its 2021 Technology and Application of the Year Awards. The awards will be presented at a ceremony Tuesday, November 16, 2021, during the XPLOR21 event at the TradeWinds Island Grand Resort in St. Pete Beach, Florida.

Tweet this: @opentext has won the #XPLOR21 Technology of the Year Award and Pink Elephant Productions @colorkarma / Massachusetts Commission for the Blind has won the Application of the Year! Honorable Mentions include: @CrawfordTechInc @Racami1 @Quadient and CSG https://bit.ly/3m20ZAX

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 alike.

Xplor will award two honorable mentions in addition to the 2021 winner.

  • The winner of the 2021 Xplor Application of the Year is Massachusetts Commission for the Blind and Pink Elephant Productions for their implementation of “The Quest for Independence.” This “Pre-Employment Transition Guidebook” utilizes multichannel and multi-media application technology using a graphic novel format, for visually impaired individuals between the ages of 14-21 years of age.
  • An Honorable Mention is being awarded to Quadient for their InspireXpress, an application of technology that shifted over 25,000 legacy CCM templates to their customers’ Inspire platform by applying Artificial Intelligence (AI,) Machine Learning (ML,) and Natural Language Processing (NLP) technology to the cumbersome process of migrating legacy CCM applications to a new platform.
  • A second Honorable Mention is being awarded to CSG for the “CSG Experiences Practice” a dynamic approach that leverages holistic data analysis to create tangible insights allowing companies to better know their customer and deliver exceptional experiences. Through CSG’s customer engagement platform, companies can identify and tap into individual customer voices to discover the values, pains, and needs of the customer

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 alike.

Like the Application of the Year award, Xplor will present two honorable mentions, in addition to the winner of the award.

  • The winner of the 2021 Xplor Technology of the Year is OpenText for theirOpenText Exstream for Salesforce,a document generation tool with which Salesforce users can combine business data that is maintained in Salesforce with the capabilities of the OpenText Exstream platform, which allows the mapping of Salesforce standard and custom objects to available templates using information from the Salesforce system in business documents processed by Exstream.
  • An Honorable Mention is being awarded to Crawford Technologies for “PRO DocNow,” an engine for document manipulation enhancing already composed documents with color, logos, graphics, and more, to enabling production optimization by adding barcodes, generating postal sorting logic, and mining documents for index creation.
  • A second Honorable Mention is being awarded to Racami for “Pay+,” which recognizes each person’s document within a print job and stores those documents securely and executes workflows that send communications based on their preferences, payment history, demographics, and lifestyle. Initial notifications are via email to let people know that their bills are ready to pay. Additional communications workflows are prebuilt and triggered at different points in the payment lifecycle.

“We once again had a wide array of submissions this year making the decision by the Awards Committee difficult,” said Skip Henk, EDP, President and CEO of Xplor International.  “I would like to congratulate all of our 2021 award recipients and also thank all of those who took the time to apply for an award.”

Xplor International will also be announcing the recipients of additional awards at XPLOR21 on Tuesday, November 16, 2021, during the awards ceremony.

For more information regarding XPLOR21, or to access the registration site, please visit https://cvent.me/gRg97O. 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

Xplor International Media Contact:
Chad Henk

Marketing Director
+1-813-949-6170
Chad@xplor.org

Xplor President/CEO Provides an Update on the XPLOR21 Conference

Skip Henk, President and CEO of Xplor International, discusses the upcoming  XPLOR21 conference with Mark Michelson, Editor-in-chief  with Printing Impressions.