2017 Industry Forum

RITZ Hotel, London - 12th September

Industry Forum

This event on 12th September 2017 is open to print service providers and suppliers to the industry. Topics of automation, materials handling, formulation, web to print, data handling and transmission, high performance computing, visualisation and virtual reality planning along with other techniques and tools for improved profitability. Most of these initiatives can attract 50% government funding.

The Industry Forum is a gathering of key influencers and decision-makers of the UK wide format, industrial and specialist print sector.

This is a unique opportunity to make new, and reinforce existing, business contacts, while debating the key issues facing the sector.

The Industry Forum delivers practical recommendations and assistance to help drive the attending print community towards greater profits.

The event operates under the Chatham House Rule. “Information disclosed during a meeting may be reported by those present, but the source of that information may not be explicitly or implicitly identified.”

Dress code. The Ritz Hotel has a strict dress code, which anyone attending this event must adhere to. Gentlemen are required to wear a jacket and tie (jeans, trainers or sportswear are not permitted).

The Afternoon

In the luxurious yet relaxed atmosphere of the RITZ in London, the day will start at 14.00hrs when guest speakers will lead off on the topics of:

“Preparing your business to embrace new technology” - Nigel Knapp Business Development Manager of MTC
“How to improve the bottom line using advanced technology” - Tim Andrews Senior Delivery Consultant of MTC

The presentations will be part of open discussions with you, the experts and your fellow attendees.

The Evening

We will round off the meeting at 18.00hrs with a champagne reception, followed by three courses of fine dining starting at 19.00hrs, when the conversations can continue.

Print in the 4th Industrial Revolution

The printing industry is facing the greatest change since the industrial revolution of the 18th Century. FESPA UK Association is enabling industry leaders to recognise the opportunities open to them in harnessing the techniques and technologies that are driving success.

Sponsored by

The Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) has the facilities and expertise to guide you into the next phase of manufacturing. Specialists from the MTC will be explaining some of the techniques and able to answer questions you may have as to how you can take advantage of the new industrial revolution. There will also be members who will explain case studies of how they have benefitted from applying these practices.

Tony Moscrop MD of Dufaylite Limited has already used the MTC on a project and comments;

  • “The labour element of our production costs have reduced by 25%.”
  • “It has paid for itself.”
  • “There was a total buy in from our workforce.”
  • “The quality of input was astonishing.”
  • “The effect has been transformational”

Some of the Services Provided by MTC;

Open the door to success

  • Who - Directors of SME’s and large companies involved in print related activities.
  • What - Print in the 4th Industrial Revolution. Discover the benefits of advanced manufacturing.
  • Why - Prosper and Survive and in 21st century.
  • When - 12th September 2017.
  • Where - The RITZ London.


To confirm your attendance contact Carol Swift on 01226 321202, email carol.swift@fespauk.com

  • Members £199.00
  • Non Members £349.00

Places are limited so your early confirmation is essential.


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