Panel Challenges Printers, Mailers to Think About Their Readiness for the Future

Posted on Aug 9, 2017

Distinguished industry leaders join together at PRINT 17, September 11 in another live webcast, hosted by BCC Software

Rochester, N.Y. – August 8, 2017: BCC Software is proud to announce it will host a live webcast from the exhibit hall floor at PRINT 17, featuring top experts in the print and mail field, on Monday, September 11, 2017 at 11 a.m. CST on preparing for the future.

BCC Software president Chris Lien will welcome three panelists for the second live presentation of the monthly webcast: Professor and author Chris Bondy, Thayer Long, President of NPES, the Association for Suppliers of Print, Publishing and Converting Technologies, and David Steinhardt, President and CEO of Idealliance.

The nature of the print and mail industry has undergone significant change, and the pace continues to intensify. In this webcast, you’ll discover:

  • What are some of the major disruptions on the horizon
  • Ways to better analyze your company’s current strengths and weaknesses moving into the future
  • How can businesses begin to change or alter their planning to become better ready to handle and thrive during these disruptions

Those attending PRINT 17 can watch the panel live as BCC Software broadcasts from the Idealliance Solutions Theater, Booth #2067.

Online attendees will be able to log in, see, and hear the panel as well as ask their questions in real time.

“This format creates a window into the exciting scene at PRINT 17, McCormick Place in Chicago, and the beehive of energy surrounding this industry,” said Lien. “We’re honored to have these guests give their insights about the future and excited to webcast this important event live so it can be shared beyond the physical booth.”

This presentation is free and open to both BCC Software customers and non-customers. Register today here.

About the Panelists

Chris Bondy: A Gannett Distinguished Professor in the School of Media Sciences at Rochester Institute of Technology, Bondy leads the effort to transform the School of Media Sciences into a cross-disciplinary educational experience, refreshing traditional courses and teaching new courses in cross-media, asset management and database publishing. With three decades of industry experience, Bondy has extensive experience in strategy, business development, product planning, process engineering and marketing communications.

Thayer Long: Currently the President of NPES, Long has nearly 20 years of association experience serving most recently as Executive Vice-President and CEO of the Independent Electrical Contractors, and prior to that as President and CEO of the Manufactured Housing Institute.

David Steinhardt: Steinhardt has spent more than 25 years building, re-inventing, and managing successful non-profit organizations in media, print, and publishing. He led the transformation of the print-focused Graphic Communications Association (GCA) into the dynamic International Digital Enterprise Alliance (Idealliance) that exists today.

Lien In brings hundreds of professionals in the print and mail industry together for a monthly educational webcast. Launched in January 2017, these free broadcasts have covered topics ranging from the Mailer Scorecard to staffing in the current era of direct communications. Click here to register for Lien In.

About BCC Software, LLC: Based in Rochester, NY, BCC Software creates innovative postal software solutions and provides extensive data marketing services. The company was founded in 1978 and employs approximately 80 people. More information on BCC Software can be found at www.bccsoftware.com or by calling 800.624.5234.

BCC Software Media Contact: Shawn Ryan, Vice President, Product Strategy, shawnr@bccsoftware.com, 585.341.3357

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