DME Meeting 2014 - Daytona Beach, FL

Hosted by DME 
February 11–12, 2014
Daytona Beach, Florida

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Tour DME and Discover How it Automates Variable Data Production

Attendees will see the amazing automation built into DME, a trendsetter in cross-media marketing solutions. Well before every consultant began touting the virtues of becoming a marketing solutions firm, DME had already established itself as a marketing visionary, helping marketers build their brands by leveraging data, talent and technology to communicate highly personalized, data-driven marketing messages (see DME case studies). Founded in 1982, DME evolved from a direct marketing company and now employs 500 people and uses a fleet of digital presses and related production software. [Personalized wrapping paper is just one of the interesting examples of DME's personalized offerings.]


Tuesday, February 11
12:30–1:30 pm Registration at Residence Inn Daytona Beach Speedway/Airport
1:30 pm Depart Residence Inn for DME
1:45–5:00 pm  Tour DME
5:00 pm Depart DME for Residence Inn
6:00–7:00 pm  Reception at Residence Inn
7:00–11:00 pm Dinner and evening on own
Wednesday, February 12 (sessions held at DME)
9:00–9:15 am Opening Remarks
Mark Bohan, VP, Technology and Research, Printing Industries of America
9:10–10:00 am DME: Business Transformation Assisted by Automation
Brad Korn and Eric Remington, DME
10:00–10:45 am Classic: A Case Study of Automation Strategy and Implementation
Bryan Stalcup, Classic
10:45–11:00 am Break
11:00 am–Noon Printer Panel
Kathy Wise, DME
Bryan Stalcup, Classic
Brad Korn, DME 
Eric Remington, DME
Noon–1:00 pm Lunch (provided)
1:00–1:45 pm Streamlining the Variable Data Workflow
Doug Pike, XMPie
1:45–2:15 pm DME Automotive: A Fully Integrated System of Support
Speaker TBD
2:15–2:30 pm Break
2:30–3:15 pm Specifications for Developing an Automated Digital Press Workflow
Dave Zamorski, president, Integrated Methods Group
Mark Bohan, VP, Technology and Research, Printing Industries of America
3:15–3:45 pm Latest Developments in JDF Automation
James Harvey, Managing Director, CIP4
3:45–4:00 pm Closing Remarks

Hotel Accommodations

The Residence Inn Daytona Beach Speedway/Airport is a suite-based hotel steps away from the Daytona International Speedway. It is located less than a mile from Daytona Beach International Airport and DME, one of the largest printing enterprises in the southeastern United States. The "World's Most Famous Beach,” Daytona Beach, is only a short drive from the hotel. Daytona Beach is the geographic epicenter between St. Augustine's historical sites, Orlando's Theme Parks, and the Kennedy Space Center.

The Residence Inn offers:

  • Complimentary daily breakfast buffet
  • Evening social hour
  • Complimentary wireless internet in each guest room
  • Complimentary parking
  • Complimentary airport shuttle service, on request, from Daytona Beach International Airport (DAB)

In addition to Daytona Beach International Airport, flying into Orlando International Airport (MCO) is also an option. The airport is about 70 miles from the hotel.

Residence Inn Daytona Beach Speedway/Airport
1725 Richard Petty Blvd
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
Reserve online at special group rate

Hotel Reservations

The ASN group rate at The Residence Inn is $109/night + taxes. The group rates expire when rooms sell out or on January 10 (whichever comes first). Make your reservation early by calling 386-252-3949 or 800-331-3131 and asking for the “Automation Solutions Network" group rate. You can also reserve your room online using the above link.

Meeting Registration

Please register online (see links at top of page) or 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.

Cancellation and/or Substitution

Requests must be received via email. You will receive an email acknowledgement. Registrations cancelled by Monday, January 27 are eligible for a refund minus a $100 cancellation fee. Refunds are not granted to registrants who cancel later than that or simply do not show up. Attendee substitutions are always welcome.

More Information

Jim Workman
Conference Manager
800-910-4283 x710
Click here to email

Published on Tuesday, November 5, 2013 (updated 06/03/2016)