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July 25 - 27, 2022

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What is the Wide-format Summit?
The Wide-format Summit is an experience for wide-format printers who want to understand how current and future wide-format printing technology, software, and solutions will impact their business and investment decisions. This summit offers strategic-level insights into what printing industry leaders should do to improve and optimize their business.
What is a hosted summit?
Simply put, hosted summits are a unique way to engage buyers and sellers outside of the traditional trade show. The Wide-format Summit places great emphasis on providing an environment conducive to relationship-building and business development. Qualified attendees benefit from top-notch programming as well as peer-to-peer networking and the ability to see and compare some of the most innovative technologies. Many of these interactions take place in boardroom case study sessions and pre-scheduled 1:1 meetings. Networking functions including meals and entertainment provide plenty of additional opportunities to get to know your industry colleagues. The key benefit for both attendees and sponsors is that the Wide-format Summit will bring in the right people for the right conversations.
Who’s behind it?
The Wide-format Summit is powered by our conference co-chairs, Wide-format Impressions editorial team, and our advisory board members.
What are the benefits of attending?
  • It’s FREE for Qualified Attendees. We cover travel, hotel, meals and entertainment for all qualified attendees. The Wide-format Summit offers a first-class event experience, from exceptional dining and entertainment, to a first-rate venue, top-notch programming and networking opportunities you won’t find anywhere else.
  • Expert Analysis. From emerging trends to the next-gen technologies transforming the commercial, in-plant and publishing industries, the Wide-format Summit promises you can unprecedented peek into the future. Learn through user panels, small group case studies, and more.
  • Boardroom Case Studies. Listen to actual use cases from current users and sponsoring executives as they discuss their experiences. Probe leading solutions and services alongside your peers in smaller application-specific group format designed to let you “pull back the curtain” and see how these solutions can advance your business.
  • 1:1 Meetings. Accomplish months of intel gathering, vetting concepts and companies through pre-scheduled 1:1 meetings with industry leading solutions providers.
  • Peer-to-Peer Interaction. Ever wondered how your counterpart at XYZ Co. is overcoming a challenge your taking advantage of an opportunity? The Wide-format Summit puts you in touch with like-minded individuals.
  • Technology & Biz Dev. Wide-format Summit attendees will explore leading solutions aligned with three key applications segments: Textile, Roll-to-Roll and Flatbed. The conference program will enable you to absorb knowledge about new business opportunities and implementation strategies from solutions providers and industry peers alike.
Wait, it’s free?! What’s the catch?
No catch! There is no charge for qualified executives to participate. If you qualify to attend, you will receive complimentary event registration, travel arrangements, hotel accommodations, meals and social events. The event will be limited to a select number of attendees. Executives are encouraged to secure their place as soon as possible.
If you have restrictions preventing you from accepting free travel, we can still accommodate you. Please contact David Pesko, at dpesko@napco.com, for more information.
What is a boardroom case study?
Sponsors have the opportunity to deliver “Case Study” presentations to groups of 10-12 attendees in a private “Boardroom” setting. These presentations are not sales pitches or product demonstrations. They are educational in nature, showcasing how a specific solution or tool solved a problem or created an opportunity. It is an opportunity for sponsors to engage a small/focused audience in an interactive and problem-solving environment.
What’s a 1:1 meeting?
A pre-arranged, private, sit-down meeting to discuss your organization’s challenges, needs, etc. and to determine whether there are any potential business matches between buyer and seller.
Where does the Wide-format Summit Series take place?
The 2021 Wide-format Summit is taking place on July 28-30, 2021 at Hyatt Lost Pines Resort and Spa, Austin, TX
I’m interested in sponsoring. Who do I contact?
Please contact Steve Duccilli, Vice President at wfsinfo@napco.com.
Do you have policies in place for COVID-19 precautions?
Please visit https://www.napco.com/2021-events-statement/ for the most up-to-date information on our policies.
Help! I have a question!
Please reach out directly to our team at wfsinfo@napco.com with your question.

Questions?

Please contact us at wfsinfo@napco.com.