Sponsor Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Digital Packaging Summit?
The Digital Packaging Summit is a strategic business forum for
print providers, converters, and vendors focused on digital
solutions. An invited audience of senior-level decision-makers from
large and midsize print providers and converters will join leading
suppliers and industry thought leaders to discuss the
ground-breaking solutions to help digital technology become a
business driver within their organizations. Building on the success
of this meeting we envision a new community of committed industry
leaders who can advance the adoption and use of inkjet and other
technologies in new and exciting ways.
Why is this event different from other printing industry
The Digital Packaging Summit is a hosted-buyer event that will
assemble all key players, including user organizations, technology
manufacturers, software providers and supplies vendors. The goal of
this meeting is to bring these leaders together to formalize
relationships across all elements of the supply chain in new and
exciting ways in order to further advance the use of inkjet and
other technologies in critical market segments. Rather than just
another tradeshow or exhibition, the Digital Packaging Summit
is focused on building relationships so all members in these
complex ecosystems can better understand and advance their
What are the main benefits of attending?
- The 2 1/2 day agenda is centered on scheduled meetings between
attending executives and sponsors, including boardroom/case study
presentations and one-on-one meetings for follow-up product and
partnership discussions. Industry analysts will address and give
general sessions and will be available for one-on-one meetings with
- Peer exchange sessions, industry roundtables and daily
networking activities will also be featured.
- Accelerate your strategic knowledge of available applications
and capabilities for key segments within the landscape: Labels,
Packaging, and Folding Cartons.
- Accomplish months' worth of high-level sales meetings, expert
insights and peer networking in just 2 1/2 days
- Explain your solutions and focus-and get direct feedback from
attendees regarding your technologies, applications or
Who should attend?
Attendance is by invitation only. Both Executives
(attendees/buyers) and vendors are invited to participate in the
Digital Packaging Summit based on their fit and demand for their
presence. Attendees undergo a pre-qualification process. Once
qualified, all executives will receive a full participation
package. Executives will include a cross-industry, senior group of
executives and industry professionals from both print providers and
converters overseeing the selection and implementation of inkjet
and other technology and solutions.
Key segments to be represented by executives at the exchange
will include Labels, Packaging, and Folding Cartons.
Which topics will be addressed?
At the general sessions, industry experts will address the
market forecast, trends and management best practices, applications
and implementation for today's technology world. The event will
consist of end-user delivered sessions designed to help executives
assess and select the right solutions. All general session content
will be constructed in an objective, educational and
supplier-neutral way. In addition to the general sessions, the
program will also include very loosely engineered/peer-driven
discussions that foster the meaningful and in depth exchange of
ideas between executives. Boardrooms and Case Studies will feature
an interactive format where sponsors, executives and industry
thought leaders can exchange information, ideas and real-world
What is a Boardroom/Case Study?
Sponsors have the opportunity to deliver a "Case Study"
presentation to the executive attendees in a private "Boardroom"
type of setting. These presentations are not sales pitches or
product demonstrations. Sponsors will discuss a specific client
they work with, their objectives and issues they faced, and how the
sponsor worked with them to overcome those issues and assisted them
with their inkjet strategy. It is an opportunity to engage a
small/focused audience in an interactive and problem-solving
What is a one-to-one meeting?
A pre-arranged, private, sit-down meeting to discuss business
between buyers and sellers.
Are there other opportunities to network at the event
beyond 1:1 meetings?
Yes. You can meet with them during luncheons, dinners and other
What do I need to bring?
We take care of your signage, meals and functions. Bring your
business cards and your laptop or other items you require for sales
What do I wear?
The dress code is business casual.
How much does it cost to attend?
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
executives. Executives are encouraged to secure their place as soon
Vendor sponsors pay for their own travel and transfer to the
hotel and receive a reduced room rate. Organized food and functions
I'm interested in being a participating sponsor, but how
do I find out more?
Sponsors may choose from different packages and sponsorship
opportunities based on their needs and budget. For information,
please contact David Pesko at