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.

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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 for the latest and most up-to-date information.

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

Questions should be directed to Xplor HQ via email at 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

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Xplor International Media Contact:
Chad Henk
Marketing Director


Tucson-skip-henk-xplorLast week I returned from the Imaging Network Conference in Tucson convinced once again there is no substitution for “face timing” with peers. Not FaceTime the app, I mean the original face time. Sitting down and meeting with your peers, bending an elbow together, sharing ideas and taking discussions where virtual is incapable of going..

With Xploration 14 three weeks away I did not have the time nor did I want to make the time to go. I decided to go anyway.

One Idea, One Contact and One Problem Solved

It would have not only been a personal mistake not going to Tucson but a loss for Xplor as well. My time in Tucson netted me one GREAT idea and a new contact for expanding one of our programs. I was also able to solve an ongoing problem and even had time for a bit of fun. Sounds like I was doing what I am paid to do. My job.

It is too early to tell but my $2000 “face timing” investment has great potential:

  • The idea I came away with will generate $20-40k a year in revenue for the association
  • The problem I solved should save $6-10k in direct expense per year
  • My new contact for expanding online programming could significantly change Xplor’s online model.

It Is All About Face-Time

The internet is great for doing research but it can only take you so far. Could I have been as successful online?  No, I would not. My success in Tucson was about showing up. Face time.

Let’s not forget the bit of fun I had. Some ING attendees simply did a nature walk in the desert. Others a short cattle drive. I elected to do a bit of four wheeling in the desert. Had fun, relaxed and returned to the conference the next morning all in one piece, rested and content.

The Moral of the Story

Getting out of the office and participating in industry events is something you should make time for in order to do your job. It is empowering.  When you do attend, have an objective. A problem to solve, someone you want to meet or just be intent on finding that one idea that will pay dividends.

If you want to empower yourself and enjoy some warm weather there is still time to register for Xploration 14, March 25-27 at the Wyndham Resort Hotel International Dr. Interested, email me at and I will give you a special discount code just for listening.

Hope to see you in Orlando.