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20th Annual Conference
March 26-28, 2017

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Click here to book your hotel room at the discounted FPPA rate.

A Digital Future for Flexo?
As digital printing grows from a niche solution into a mainstream option, how will the flexographic industry be affected? How will we, as flexo platemakers, be affected? How do we make sure our industry and our businesses thrive?

Join us as we come together to discuss these and other crucial challenges and opportunities at our 20th Annual Conference!

Not only will we hear an illuminating keynote presentation about digital and flexo in the corrugated market, we’ll enjoy technical sessions from supplier members, we'll network during platemaker/supplier one-on-one sessions, and we'll participate in roundtable discussions on the direction and future of the industry and association. Your voice is paramount in moving us forward, so we hope to see you there.

Location
Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club
501 5th Avenue NE
St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Book your room at the FPPA discounted rate of only $279/night by March 3!

Registration
Member — $795
Nonmember — $995
Member special: Buy two registrations, get a third for only $495!
(To take advantage of this special offer, call 413.686.9187 and be ready to complete all registrations at once.)

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Attire
Business casual for all sessions.

Weather
Highs in the upper 70s F and lows around 60 F.

Schedule (Subject to Change)

Sunday, March 26:
1:00 p.m.Board Meeting
6:00Welcome Reception (heavy hors d'oeuvres & networking)
Monday, March 27:
7:00 a.m.Breakfast
8:00Welcome
8:30Keynote: Flexo, Digital, and the Corrugated Market
Jim Nelson, President, Great Lakes Packaging
Eddie Sayers, Wide Format Sales Manager, HP
9:30Technical Sessions
11:00One-On-One Platemaker/Supplier Sessions
12:30 p.m.Lunch
1:30One-On-One Platemaker/Supplier Sessions
2:30FPPA Key Issues Round Table Discussion
6:30President's Dinner
Tuesday, March 28:
7:30 a.m.Breakfast
8:30Key Issues Review
9:30Technical Sessions
12:00 p.m.Closing Remarks


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