10th Online Print Symposium 2023: Empowering the Future of Print

First speakers and Partners have been confirmed. Get early bird pricing for participant tickets, partner packages and package deals now. Application period for start-ups is open – Anniversary motto has been created

Munich, 17.The Online Print Symposium will celebrate its 10th birthday. It will be held at the Science Congress Center Munich on 23-24 March 2023. The OPS is a well-established event in the online print industry. It attracts industry titans as well as newcomers and provides an international platform to exchange ideas. There are many topics covered by renowned speakers: Mass Customisation (Digital Commerce), Digital Transformation, Web to-Print, Crisis Management and Digital Commerce. OPS 2023 is centered on the theme of the anniversary, “Empowering The Future of Print”.

This unique event attracts over 300 participants from all over the world and is a hub for the entire e-business printing community. From the most prominent players in the sector to the most innovative and creative newcomers, participants include everyone. The Online Print Symposium was organized by zipcon consulting GmbH, and the Bundesverband Druck & Medien e.V. (bvdm).

The OPS provides many opportunities for networking with two evening events: the Insider Get-Together the evening before the symposium, and the Networking Dinner the evening after. In a casual atmosphere, decision-makers can share ideas with potential customers and partners in an informal setting.

Celebrities pay respects
The lecture program promises to be exciting again. And the first name on this list is already a head-turner: Robert Keane (Managing Director of Cimpress) will speak as the keynote speaker at OPS 2023. He will provide insight into the future of online printing and offer insights.

However, the speakers are also a Who’s Who (online) of the print industry. Dr Ralph Dittmann is the Managing Director at WKS Druckholding GmbH and will take a unique approach to sustainability. Tobias Kaase, Managing Director and Dominik Haacke, Key Account Manager E-Commerce at mediaprint solutions GmbH, will deal with predictive production, while Dr Christian Maaß, MD & CDO Thomann Music, will tell the participants something about the trends in e-commerce 2023. Bernd Zipper (Managing Director at zipcon Consulting) will deliver the much-awaited lecture about the latest and most important trends in online printing.

Innovative start-ups are encouraged to apply
Insight Pitches were an innovative start-up category that was a big hit at the last Online Print Symposium. Many young companies are returning to the OPS in order to have the opportunity to network and present on the big stage. Start-ups can still apply until 16.12.2022 at https://www.online-print-symposium.de/en/startup-application. 

OPS Partner
The OPS will once again be accompanied next year by top partners. Sappi is a platinum partner again, while rissc ctrl -s and Xeikon are long-standing partners. Lead print, on the other hand is celebrating its debut at the OPS. The company joins the ranks of high-class partners. Sandra Bellof can be reached at [email protected] For more information or to book a stand as a partner, click here

Last chance to get early bird tickets
Online Print Symposium 2023 is open to all who wish to register for the event – either as participants or partners – and still receive Early Bird pricing until December 2022.

Bernd Zipper (CEO of zipcon Consulting), co-organiser, said that he is looking forward to the anniversary. “Under the impression all the temporal reality, we will look in the future, overcome challenges together, and look forward stronger. We are optimistic and will continue to celebrate the achievements and collaborations in the online printing industry. It is an honor to be able to see the digital transformation taking place in so many companies. This is constantly giving me new inspirations for continuous development. Every crisis holds potential opportunities that must be recognized and taken advantage of.

The latest information on the Online Print Symposium is available here: https://www.online-print-symposium.de/en/ 

The organizers
German Printing and Media Industries Federation (Bundesverband Druck und Medien e.V. The central association of Germany’s printing industry is the bvdm. As an employers’ association, political trade association and technical trade association, it represents the positions and objectives of the printing industry vis-à-vis politics, administration, trade unions and the supplier industry. Eight regional associations support the bvdm. It is internationalized through Intergraf membership and FESPA. www.bvdm-online.de 

zipcon consulting GmbH, a global consulting company, specializes in the communication, print and media industries. The company views itself as a holistic and independent technology and strategy consultancy. Zipcon also produces market research and case studies for ebusiness print, mass customization, multichannel publishing, and other areas. The expertise of Zipcon is trusted by many leading companies in online print. www.zipcon.de 

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