Ipex 2014 has announced the founding members of the Ipex 360 Committee. The visitor-focused steering group will meet for the first time on 9th October to discuss the Ipex 2014 features and content programme, and advise the organisers accordingly to ensure the event effectively caters to industry needs.
The Ipex 360 Committee currently consists of the following members: Patrick Martell, Chief Executive of St Ives and Ipex President; Malcolm Lane-Ley, Executive Chairman of Anton Group; Tim Ainsworth, Client Services Director at Communisis; Roger Pitt, Managing Director of Headley Brothers; Jon Bailey, Managing Director of ProCo; Scott Logie, Strategic Marketing Director of St Ives; and Norman Revill, Director of York Mailing and Pindar.
Malcolm Lane-Ley, Executive Chairman of Anton Group, comments: “Ipex will be the essential international print event for Anton Group to attend in 2014. It is the ideal opportunity for us to engage with industry peers, hear from international thought leaders, and view and compare the latest technologies available. The Ipex 360 Committee will provide Informa Exhibitions with the necessary input from a visitor perspective to ensure Ipex 2014 serves the need of printers & marketers.”
Norman Revill, Director of York Mailing and Pindar, adds: “Having been involved with Ipex since the 1980s - first as an exhibitor and now as a visitor – I hope to add an interesting perspective to discussions as to how best to deliver a great visitor experience at Ipex 2014.”
“I look forward to chairing the first Ipex 360 Committee meeting with my industry peers, and to working with them to help Informa meet their objectives for Ipex 2014,” says Patrick Martell, St Ives Chief Executive and Ipex 2014 President. “Ipex 2014 promises to be a world class ‘must attend’ event that will reflect and address the latest trends and issues in the industry.”
Trevor Crawford, Event Director, Ipex 2014, concludes, “With Ipex 2014 pre-registration now open and our visitor marketing campaign in full swing, the Ipex 360 Committee will play a vital role to deliver an event that printers and marketers want. We look forward to receiving the committee’s input to ensure that Ipex 2014 delivers an unmissable experience with a unique and comprehensive content and feature programme, and provide visitors with an excellent opportunity to compare the latest technologies and brilliant conventional print applications.”