Digital Lizard & CREEL Printing Meeting 2013 - Las Vegas, NV

Hosted by Digital Lizard and CREEL Printing
May 2–3, 2013
Tropicana Hotel
Las Vegas, Nevada

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Tour Digital Lizard and CREEL Printing

Attendees will tour CREEL Printing, a traditional printer turned marketing solutions firm that has cutting-edge technology, including impressive process automation to speed throughput and minimize errors.  With the acquisition of Digital Lizard, a leading digital printer with six HP Indigo presses and over 200 Web-to-print storefronts, CREEL has cemented its reputation as Las Vegas’s largest print provider and one of the most technically advanced printers in the U.S. After the tours there will be a full day of presentations and discussion on workflow automation.

Agenda

Thursday, May 2
11:00 am–1:00 pm Registration at hotel
1:15 pm Depart hotel for Creel
1:35–5:20 pm  Tours of  Creel and Digital Lizard
5:20 pm Depart for hotel
6:00–7:00 pm  Reception
7:00–11:00 pm Dinner and evening on own
 
Friday, May 3
9:00–9:15 am Opening Remarks
9:15–10:00 am The CREEL Transformation
Chris Evans, VP, Premedia and Customer Solutions, Creel Printing
10:00–10:45 am Automation at Pop Culture Graphics
Rob Chalfant, VP, Pop Culture Graphics
10:45–11:00 am Break
11:00 am–12:15 pm

Vendor Panel: Successful Implementation of JDF and Automation
Mark Gallucci, Manager, Technology Marketing, Agfa Graphics
Paul Cooper, EFI
Bob Raus, Americas Category Manager, HP SmartStream and Partner Programs, HP
Eric Thibodeau, Workflow Product Owner, Xerox

12:15 pm–1:15 pm Lunch (provided)
1:15–2:30 pm Printer Panel
Chris Evans, VP, Premedia and Customer Solutions, Creel Printing
Bill Wieners, President, Digital Lizard
Rob Chalfant, VP, Pop Culture Graphics
2:30–3:00 pm Automation for Wide Format
Larry Moore, VP, Partner Programs, N.A., Esko
3:00–3:15 pm Break
3:15–4:00 pm Latest developments in JDF Automation
James Harvey, Managing Director, CIP4
4:00–4:15 pm Closing Remarks

Hotel Accommodations

Experience the excitement of Las Vegas at the casually elegant new Tropicana Las Vegas – a DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel. This unique resort on the Las Vegas Strip has a distinctive South Beach rhythm and vibe.

Decorated in a sunset palette of warm shades, each room features custom designed furnishings, a 42” LCD TVs and Serta Perfect Sleeper beds with 300-thread-count linens. Try your luck in the 50,000 sq.ft. casino and choose from a variety of table games and slots. Enjoy world-class entertainment at Laugh Factory comedy club and the Mob Attraction, or a signature treatment at Glow®, a Mandara Spa, which also features a modern fitness center overlooking our award-winning pool and gardens. Bagatelle Beach & Nightclub offers a relaxed, exclusive atmosphere, with poolside dining and a wealth of beachside activities by day; at night, this eclectic venue transforms into a vibrant Las Vegas nightspot.

Tropicana Hotel
3801 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Las Vegas, NV 89109
www.troplv.com
800-634-4000

Hotel Reservations

The ASN group rate at the Tropicana is only $85/night + taxes on Wednesday, May 1 and Thursday, May 2. For attendees that want to stay Friday night, the rate is $125/night + taxes. The group rates expire when rooms sell out or on April 17 (whichever comes first). Make your reservation early by calling 800-634-4000 and asking for the “PIA Automation Solutions Network” Group rate.

Meeting Registration

Please download the registration form and fax or mail it to: Member Central, Printing Industries of America, 200 Deer Run Road, Sewickley, PA 15143; fax 412-741-2311. You can also phone your registration to Member Central at 800-910-4283, ext. 770. You will receive a confirmation/receipt via email.

Register online.

If you must cancel your registration, you can do so in writing up through April 25 and receive a refund of your
May 2–3 meeting registration, minus a $100 cancellation fee. There are no refunds for the ASN Meeting Package. Attendee substitutions are always welcome.

More Information

Jim Workman
Conference Manager
800-910-4283 x710
jworkman@printing.org

Published on Friday, February 15, 2013 (updated 05/30/2013)

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