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Final Panelist Announced for Breakfast Panel at PRINTING United Expo

The Complimentary Breakfast Session Will Take Place on October 20th

Lutz, FL – September 27, 2022 – Xplor International, the worldwide electronic document systems association, today announced the addition of a final panelist to the complimentary breakfast panel being held during the PRINTING United Expo event in Las Vegas.

The breakfast panel will be moderated by industry experts Pat McGrew, M-EDP and Ryan McAbee. Joining the panel is Nathan Safran of NAPCO Media. Other panelists include Adam Armstrong of Crawford Technologies and Jonathan Malone-McGrew, EDP of Solimar Systems.

The panel, “Bundling Capabilities to Sell More Print,” will focus on utilizing the right workflow along with highly capable devices to enable the lowest cost of goods sold and the highest levels of efficiency.

The panel will discuss how to evaluate your shop floor to uncover unaccessed capabilities and how to:

  • Define new bundles to promote
  • Review the workflow to extend what you can produce into logical product bundles
  • Identify data points to capture and monitor
  • Upselling your data using other channels
  • Teach the sales team that there is more to sell than ever before

The event will take place October 20th from 7:00 – 8:45 am and includes a complimentary full breakfast, an industry overview, panel discussion and reserved seating for the Postmaster General’s keynote session.

“We are excited about Nathan joining our panel,” says Skip Henk, Xplor’s President and CEO. “His many years in the industry, depth of knowledge and global view of the industry add a unique dimension to the panel.”

For more information or to register for the event, please visit the Xplor at PRINTING United Expo website.

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

Xplor Announces 2022 Technology and Application of the Year Award Winners

Recipients to be recognized at XPLOR22 in St. Pete Beach on September 13th

Lutz, FL — August 9, 2022 – Xplor International, the worldwide electronic document systems association, today announced the recipients of its 2022 Technology and Application of the Year Awards. The awards will be presented at a ceremony Tuesday, September 13, 2022, during the XPLOR22 event at the TradeWinds Island Grand Resort in St. Pete Beach, Florida.

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 2022 winner.

  • The winner of the 2022 Xplor Application of the Year is MetLife for the creation and implementation of their Customer Engagement (CE) Portal in response to COVID-19 and the impact on the submission process for both customers and non-customers to process claims.
  • An Honorable Mention is being awarded to State of Tennessee Print Site Consolidation and Hyperautomation Workflow submitted by Crawford Technologies that resulted in the state re-inventing their processes, utilize low-code platforms to improve service, reduce cost and prepare their in-plant for the future.
  • A second Honorable Mention is being awarded to State of Washington DES Print & Mail Services submitted by Solimar Systems for their implementation of a new workflow system and system tools, ReadyPDF® Prepress Server™, that resulted in major reductions of processing time, reduction of file sizes (up to 72%) along with a host of associated cost savings.

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 2022 Xplor Technology of the Year is Smart Communications for The Conversation Cloud™ which empowers companies to engage in more meaningful customer conversations. This technology combines sophisticated integrations while simultaneously optimizing communications programs with advanced analytics. The platform allows the company to collect customer information, communicate more effectively, collaborate more efficiently and coordinate insightful two-way interactions.
  • An Honorable Mention is being awarded to Papyrus Software for their Business Designer software which incorporates Business DOC Design, Data Capture, Process Designer, and Automated Doc Factory that decreases time to market, increases efficiency, reduces running costs and provides overall business agility and operational flexibility.
  • A second Honorable Mention is being awarded to Crawford Technologies for their AccessibilityNow Validator® which delivers a highly detailed automated solution for fully checking PDF documents to determine their level of compliance to all the main document accessibility standards: WCAG 2.1, PDF/UA and HHS. AccessibilityNow Validator is purpose-built with an open architecture that makes it possible to integrate within an existing workflow.

“The bar is set higher and higher each year, making it more and more difficult for a winner to be decided by the Awards Committee,” said Skip Henk, EDP, President and CEO of Xplor International.  “I would like to congratulate all of our 2022 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 XPLOR22 on Tuesday, September 13, 2022, during the awards ceremony.

For more information regarding XPLOR22, or to access the registration site, 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 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 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

Solimar Systems Renews Support for Xplor International’s Elite Sponsor Program

Lutz, FL – September 23, 2015 – Xplor International, the worldwide electronic document systems association, today announced that Solimar Systems has renewed its Elite Gold Sponsorship with Xplor for 2015/2016.

Tweet this: @SolimarSystems Renews Gold Sponsorship with @Xplor_Int and supports the Association’s programming! http://bit.ly/1O0tMyk

The Xplor Elite Sponsor program, launched in 2006, supports year round educational programming to Xplor members and the industry as a whole. In addition, the program provides funding for the Xplor Member Scholarship program launched in 2011, providing university scholarships for Xplor members and their immediate families.

“Solimar has been a big supporter of Xplor for many years”, says Skip Henk, Xplor’s President and CEO, “Solimar’s support and the support of our other Elite Sponsors enables Xplor to provide educational programming to the industry and scholarships to Xplor members and their immediate families. We are grateful for the support and confidence of all our sponsors.”

“Solimar’s long term partnership with Xplor International through various sponsorship activities demonstrates our ongoing commitment to provide superior industry education to the marketplace,” says Mary Ann Rowan, Solimar CMO and Vice President of Sales. “Xplor offers an unrivaled educational platform for organizations that are serious about document creation, delivery technologies and concepts, as well as best practices for their businesses.

Those interested in learning more about the Xplor Elite Sponsorship Program should contact Deborah Green, Director of Sales, at DeborahGreen@xplor.org  or +1-770-444-3845. You can also contact Xplor HQ directly at +1-813-949-6170.


About Solimar Systems, Inc.
Solimar Systems is a leading developer of Customer Communication Management and Delivery solutions. Our solutions provide clients visibility into their operations while driving costs down; track the lifecycle of all jobs from receipt to multi-channel distribution; optimize and convert data and documents; manage production printing across the enterprise; ensure security access and compliance; and integrate composition, messaging and workflow tools into a universal web dashboard. With thousands of clients worldwide, including 70% of the Fortune 100, Solimar has integral, proven IT solutions that have benefited print and data centers for nearly 25 years.

For additional information on Solimar solutions, visit www.solimarsystems.com or call the Technical Sales Team at 619.849.2800.

About Xplor International
Xplor International is a worldwide, not-for-profit professional association that consists of thousands of users and suppliers of the products and services that create, modify and deliver customized information using a wide variety of document technologies. The association provides educational products and programs for its members and the industry at large through conferences, meetings and annual events. Xplor International has its worldwide headquarters in Lutz, Florida, with affiliated offices around the world. Connect with Xplor on Facebook  or Twitter.

Xplor International Media Contact:
Chad Henk, EDA
Marketing Coordinator
Chad@xplor.org
+1-813-949-6171

 

Industry Leaders Line Up in Support of Xploration® 15

Annual Customer Communications Conference – April 14th-16th in Orlando, Florida

Lutz, FL – March 3, 2015 – Xplor International, the worldwide electronic document systems association, today announced the lineup of conference sponsors for their annual conference event, Xploration® 15, being held April 14-16, 2015 at the Wyndham Orlando Resort International Drive in Orlando, Florida.

“This event would not be possible without the support of our conference sponsors,” said Skip Henk, EDP, President and CEO of Xplor International. “Each year our sponsors step up allowing Xplor to put on a great educational venue not only for our members, but the industry at large.”

The vendor forum area has sold out the last four years and currently has only two remaining booths. A couple of Xploration® 15 sponsorships opportunities are still available.

Xploration® 15 Conference Sponsors include:

Conference Bags – Canon Solutions America
Lanyards – HP
Beverage Service – Solimar Systems, Inc.
Opening Reception/Trivia Pursuit/T-Shirts – NEPS, LLC
Evening Party – Crawford Technologies and RenderX
Keynote Speaker/Devon Harris – Neopost USA
Onsite Guide – Cincinnati Financial
Media Sponsors: E-Document NewsIn-Plant GraphicsPrinting ImpressionsPrint Media Centr
Co-Location Sponsors: AcadamiMadison AdvisorsPrint Media Centr

Registration to the three-day event (April 14-16) includes access to all 60+ educational sessions, panels, keynotes, general sessions, and daily networking events that include two lunches and a breakfast on Thursday.

For more information or to register please visit the conference website: www.cvent.com/d/l4qklv
Vendors interested in sponsoring or exhibitor should contact Xplor’s Director of Sales, Deborah Green at +1-770-444-3845 or deborahgreen1@earthlink.net.

About Xplor International
Xplor International is a worldwide, not-for-profit professional association that consists of thousands of users and suppliers of the products and services that create, modify, and deliver customized information using a wide variety of document technologies. The association provides educational products and programs for its members and the industry at large through conferences, meetings and annual events. Xplor International has its worldwide headquarters in Lutz, Florida with affiliated offices around the world.

Facebook: facebook.com/XplorInternational
Twitter: @Xplor_Int

Xplor International Media Contact:
Chad Henk, EDA
Marketing Coordinator
+1-813-949-6171
Chad@xplor.org