|Prokom Announces Global Conference 2018 Keynote Speakers
Prokom, Konica Minolta’s user community for production print providers, has unveiled a new website and branding and announced the keynote speakers for its second global conference in Budapest, Hungary, June 6 and 7.
Kevin Gaskell will give his view on ‘The path to extraordinary performance’. Kevin who took iconic brands, such as Porsche – where he became UK Managing Director at the age of 32 - BMW and Lamborghini, to unprecedented successes, believes that ordinary people can achieve extraordinary results.
Francois Martin will detail how attendees can ensure they are ‘Taking advantage of today’s changing world of print’. The independent Senior Graphic Industry Consultant and Digital Print Evangelist spent 12 years with HP, providing him with considerable insight into the challenges print service providers face in today’s changing world.
Also sharing their expertise and insights are Marco Boer, Vice President of I.T. Strategies, who has more than 25 years’ experience advising and guiding senior executives of Fortune 1000 and smaller innovative companies in emerging digital printing markets, and Miles Hilton-Barber, whose undertaking of extreme endurance events has inspired both his business and personal life.
“We are delighted to announce such an auspicious collection of highly regarded speakers who are ready to share their lifetime’s learning and expertise,” said Michael Kelly, who heads up marketing for Prokom. “The delegates will leave the event inspired and enlightened with a desire to use their new-found enthusiasm to reinvigorate their operations.
“The philosophy is to help Konica Minolta’s customers to connect, learn and grow, so they can secure and establish their businesses and careers for the future ahead. With an ever-evolving landscape and the sharing of ideas and industry insight, the community will help shape print to business.”
The new website for Prokom, which offers membership to any Konica Minolta user of production printing equipment, has followed extensive consultation with members. The easy-to-navigate site that hosts e-learning courses, self-help videos, forums, expert content, market research as well as webinars, newsletters and local events, has further expanded its member focus. It now delivers new module tools and more in-depth knowledge on trends with a different agenda every month – GDPR and inkjet growth being among the current hot topics.
Andy Barber, Managing Director UK Mail Ltd, chair of the advisory board guiding Prokom, added: “There are some great agenda topics that have been chosen because they address key issues our members are facing today. We hope the expert knowledge sharing and relaxed networking opportunity, supported by our new website, will enable members to learn new ways to drive their productivity and profitability.”
More details from www.Prokom.org