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CMO Council Association For Print Technologies

May 17 2018


Ranking in top 100 U.S. Trade Shows by Trade Show News Network (TSNN) and recognized for consistent growth rate between 2015-2017

Reston, VABuilding on the honor of having been named one of the top 100 U.S. Trade Shows by Trade Show News Network (TSNN), the Association for Print Technologies (APTechSM) announced that its signature event, PRINT, has ranked in the top 25 fastest-growing events in attendance. The award, presented by TSNN and its parent company, Tarsus Media Group, recognizes trade shows demonstrating consistent growth based on number of visitors.

“The top fastest-growing show winners were chosen by their show’s growth rate between 2015-2017,” said Tarsus Media President Rachel Wimberly.

PRINT is an annual conference and exhibition that hosts the largest gathering of printing services providers in North America, representing attendees from 86 countries. In 2017, more than 22,000 visitors came to Chicago, including nearly 16,000 buyers from 8,565 companies.

“This award speaks to the evolving expansion of the printing and graphic communications industry,” said Thayer Long, APTech President. “We are proud to be placed in elite company with many of the event industry’s most recognized names.”

PRINT will be honored for this achievement at the prestigious TSNN Awards program August 10-12 in Louisville, KY.

PRINT 18 will take place September 30 through October 2, 2018, at McCormick Place in Chicago. For more information about PRINT 18, contact Director, Event Marketing, Sherry MacDonald at 703/264-7237, or e-mail: smacdonald@aptech.org.

About the Association for Print Technologies (APTechSM)
The Association for Print Technologies (formerly known as NPES), is a purpose-driven organization dedicated to supporting the entire commercial printing value chain. We believe in helping our members maximize alignment with their value chain partners to be more effective and competitive. Printing has been vital to communication for decades; today, the digital culture has heightened our industry’s complexity and reframed its relevance. APTech’s signature event — PRINT®— answers the call by bringing the boldest and brightest innovators, influencers, and newest technology together to create connections that showcase and advance our industry. For complete information about the Association, its programs, and its member companies, visit: www.PrintTechnologies.org or phone: 703/264-7200.