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Our Anything in Print series has been developed to assist you with insights and guidance from industry experts and print leaders.

Giving you the opportunity to learn about the latest innovations, gain inspiration and network.

In print today, anything is possible.

Date:
25th February 2021
Time:
11am GMT

Putting new inkjet technology to work

Learn more and join our live showcase introducing the latest graphic printers

Ricoh invites you to broaden your horizons by adapting to the changing world of print.

While it seems nothing is certain in these extraordinary times, there is one thing that you can be sure of - your production printing business needs to be resilient. The key to this is being able to adapt to new opportunities as they emerge.

We’re excited to bring you the benefits of three new inkjet graphic printing devices, perfectly suited for the new opportunities in print.

During our Anything in Print live technology showcase we’ll introduce the brand new Ri 2000 Direct to Garment (DTG) printer, the enhanced Ricoh ProTM L5100e extended gamut large format printer and the new Ricoh ProTM TF6251 hybrid flatbed system.

Don't miss this virtual event to hear how you can expand your portfolio with new applications, which are increasingly in demand. Success in the current climate will be achieved by adopting the latest innovations - our team of large format and DTG experts will give you the insights you need to make the right decisions during this event.

You’ll discover:

  • The fastest growing print applications on the market that can be printed on the Ricoh Pro L5100e latex device
  • The diversity of surfaces that can be printed on when using the Pro TF6251 UV hybrid printer
  • The fast ROI and sustainability benefits of printing on garments, using Ricoh DTG technology

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Speakers

Tim Carter
Tim Carter

Director
Ricoh UK

Marie Woodhead
Marie Woodhead

Product Marketing Manager, Commercial & Industrial Printing
Ricoh UK

Yucel Salih
Yucel Salih

Large Format Specialist
Ricoh UK

Nick Macfarlane
Nick Macfarlane

Direct to Garment Sales Specialist
Ricoh UK

Shane Barrett
Shane Barrett

Pre Sales Technical Specialist
Ricoh Europe

Date:
29th April 2021
Time:
3.30pm GMT

Workshop with Strategyzer: How to build a sustainable business model that elevates your book printing value proposition

As the book market evolves you might be wondering how to create a sustainable business model that allows you to adapt to the impact of digitisation in publishing. With print on demand being a major growth area many companies, like yours, are striving to create new business concepts to target prospect accounts, retain current contracts or to make a solid case for investment. If this sounds like your organisation, you will strongly benefit from this session.

We will be joined by Andy Martiniello from Strategyzer, who will explain how print companies can adapt their business using a suite of world-class tools. Many companies across industry sectors have benefitted by applying these tools to overcome commercial and business challenges - find out their secrets.

Over 5 million people use Strategyzer’s Business Model Canvas - join them by using our platform and services to clearly understand your customers, create better products, and grow your business.

Don’t miss our limited offer of FOC consultancy worth £3500 - you’ll be eligible by attending this fantastic workshop.

You’ll gain:

  • Practical advice on how to effectively develop strong value propositions and new business models

You’ll discover:

  • How to create a sustainable business model in book printing
  • The value of our business development programme to your organisation and how to get started
  • Inspiration from companies just like yours who implemented the models successfully

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Speakers

Tim Carter
Tim Carter

Director
Ricoh UK

Mark Hinder
Mark Hinder

Business Development
Ricoh Europe

Andy Martiniello
Andy Martiniello

Sales Leader
Strategyzer

Podcast Series

A series of interviews with print industry experts and leaders, giving you the guidance and advice to drive opportunities and growth.

Never miss an episode


Episode 8

with POPAI UK & Ireland

Why sustainability is a smart business approach in print.

Be at the heart of a green recovery from Covid-19.

The print industry has been under constant scrutiny for being wasteful, unsustainable and less green than digital comms. In this episode, we speak to invite Steve Lister, sustainability strategist & influencer, who gives us his view on the topic and shares his simple method of how any printer can improve their sustainability agenda.

  • The big push - how the print industry is impacted by the global sustainability trends
  • Why telling your sustainability story has never been more important
  • What can every print service provider do around sustainability to make a difference and satisfy the growing demand

Watch or Listen On Demand

Access our library of on demand podcasts and webinars giving you the latest advice and guidance from industry experts and helping you to navigate the changing business landscape.


Podcast Series

Episode 1: Online or out of business. What does your 2021 plan look like?

Secure more work by going online.

Guest: Tim Cox, Managing Director at Vpress 

“Anything that can be digital, will become digital and print is no exception” - Benny Landa

In this episode, we are joined by Tim Cox at Vpress and have a deep dive conversation about all things e-commerce in print:

  • Online - the unsurprising shift in digital and its acceleration
  • Why bother with going online?
  • Do benefits of ecommerce actually outweigh the risks
  • How to get your head around starting online

Episode 2: Finance your way forward in 2021!

Need new print technology? Find out more about the options and how to improve your chances for capital investment funding in 2021.

Guest: Mark Nelson, Director at Compass Business Finance 

In this episode, we speak to Mark Nelson from Compass Business Finance and discuss how you can take full advantage of CBILS and sharing tips on how you can secure future financing:

  • Why finance has become at the forefront of everybody’s mind this year and what options are available for the print industry
  • What are CBILS and how to take advantage of the support available
  • Best practice on how to create a business case and improve your odds of being accepted

Episode 3: Selling print in 2021 - It’s all about your pitch!

Practical tips to help you market your print business more effectively!

Guest: Lucy Swanston, Managing Director at Nutshell Creative Marketing 

In this episode, we welcome Lucy Swanston at Nutshell Creative and have a fascinating discussion on the power of print, the impact it can make on campaign ROIs, how we can all invigorate the future print industry by working with our communities and what simple steps a printer can take to win more work from creative agencies or consumers:

  • How print can offer a better cut-through when included in the marketing strategy
  • How to answer to common myths around print industry including sustainability and price vs value
  • Inspiring stories and examples of work that makes a difference in print business

Episode 4: Survive the downturn! Can you offer what your customers really want?

Discover simple ways to boost print production and grow your business.

Guest: Scott Russell - Vice President, Inline Systems & Group Marketing at Plockmatic Group 

In this episode, we catch up with Scott Russell at Plockmatic Group and have an inspiring discussion about innovation, automation and telling a story through print:

  • What technology innovations are available for every size of a business to take advantage of nowadays and why format is the last frontier
  • How finishing can make it easier for printers to tell the story through the printed page
  • How it all comes down to adding value i.e. short run, meeting last minute SLAs, having the right tech for the job
  • Why automating being as much as about using hardware and software solutions as partnering with companies that can advise on best solutions

Episode 5: The science of collaboration.

How printers can apply best practice from the successful 365 calendar project.

Guest: Danny McNeil, Co-Founder & Creative Director at TM  

In this episode, we welcome Danny McNeil from TM creative agency, the people behind the famous 365 calendar, and have an inspiring conversation about collaborating your way to innovation. We also share a winning formula you can replicate when you go after a big creative print contract:

  • The story behind the famous calendar, why creatives love the initiative and how the 2021 edition became the most successful to date
  • Why speaking the same language and demonstrating bespoke ideas should be at the forefront of your pitch to creatives
  • A proven blueprint for any ambitious print project to ensure successful delivery

Episode 6: How to add value in customer communications today!

Insights from a customer communications consultancy on how to ensure your multi-channel approach is fit for purpose.

Guest: James Shand, Chairman at TriPartum and Director at The Rubicon Network 

In this episode, we speak to James Shand, Chairman at TriPartum, a customer communications management (CCM) firm, to explore the accelerated shift from physical and printed communications to digital, the main challenges and consequences this shift presents to an average print service provider and the potential solution to finding your way around this new reality:

  • How the customer content management can be your unique selling point (USP)
  • Why channel of communications should be up to customers and not marketers’ choice
  • How to add value and create competitive advantage by managing big data & providing single communication strategy
  • Where to start with your CCM journey without making a big investment

Episode 7: Why I decided to build my company around digital printing.

Learn how Gelato’s founder & CEO Henrik Müller-Hansen is disrupting mass production and placing digital print at the heart of the ecommerce industry.

Guest: Henrik Müller-Hansen, CEO & Founder of Gelato. 

In this episode, we welcome Henrik Müller-Hansen, the CEO of Gelato, a Norwegian production-on-demand platform that allows e-commerce entrepreneurs to localise the production and delivery of customised print products to customers all over the globe. We discuss the accelerated shifts in cloud and on-demand printing, the challenges these trends present to PSPs and explore the exciting opportunities in the world of digital print.

  • Faster, smarter, greener - how Gelato connects thousands of online stores for customized print on demand products and delivers them anywhere in the world within an average of 72 hours.
  • Why a former telecom leader thinks that being a digital printer has never been more exciting.
  • How any printer can tap into the opportunity presented by the “new wave"of ecommerce entrepreneurs. It's not a zero-sum game anymore!

Running a successful print business

Workshop with Strategyzer: Learn how to build business models and grow with print as a strong part of your marketing mix

Our panel of experts discussed:

  • Practical advice on how to effectively develop strong value propositions and new business models
  • How to create a sustainable business model in print
  • The value of our business development programme to your organisation and how to get started
  • Inspiration from companies just like yours who implemented the models successfully

Speakers

Tim Carter
Tim Carter

Director
Ricoh UK

Mark Hinder
Mark Hinder

Business Development
Ricoh Europe

Andy Martiniello
Andy Martiniello

Sales Leader
Strategyzer

Roundtable with Print Business: The Journey to Digital Printing – then what?


With guest host Gareth Ward, Editor of Print Business

Our panel of experts discussed:

  • Research and insights on the digital printing landscape
  • The offset to digital transformation (O2D) and why the recent acceleration should matter to you
  • How to take advantage of the opportunities in digital print
  • The inspirational journeys of special guest print service providers

Speakers

Simon Isaacs
Simon Isaacs

National Sales Director, CIP
Ricoh UK

Danny Narey
Danny Narey

Managing Director
Mailing and Marketing Solutions

Gareth Ward
Gareth Ward

Managing Director
Print Business Media

Tim Carter
Tim Carter

Commercial Print Director
Ricoh

Richard Pepper
Richard Pepper

Founder and Managing Director
Funkypigeon.com ltd

Nick Murray
Nick Murray

Managing Director
Wellington Press (C & R Murray)

How the print industry can build resilience and assure business continuity featuring guest speakers from the BPiF and IPIA

Our panel of experts discussed:

  • The immediate challenges for the workforce, customers, technology and business partners
  • Solutions for near-term cash management, resilience and the broader economic outlook
  • Rethinking how our production works and identifying current processes that, in itself, can lead to redefining a business
  • Inspiring stories that put print at the heart of future communication strategies

Speakers

Charles Jarrold
Charles Jarrold

Chief Executive Officer
BPIF

Tim Carter
Tim Carter

Commercial Print Director
Ricoh

The changing print industry landscape - what's next?


With guest speakers from the Independent Print Industries Association (IPIA) and the British Printing Industries Federation (BPIF)

Join our panel of experts and learn:

  • The key learning points from print industry challenges in the last 6 months
  • The broader economic outlook and embedding agility for the future
  • Successful collaborations currently changing the industry landscape
  • Inspiring stories from print organisations at the forefront of future proofing

Speakers

Tim Carter
Tim Carter

Commercial Print Director
Ricoh

Charles Jarrold
Charles Jarrold

Chief Executive Officer
BPIF

Philip Dodd
Philip Dodd

Managing Director
Healeys Print Group

Kath Doran
Kath Doran

Managing Director
Spectrum Plastics


Driving revenue in print

Beyond CMYK - the agency perspective! How to build a successful strategy to get your foot in the door, inspire and win work - Part 1/2

Our panel of experts discussed:

  • How to turn your digital printing capabilities into an unbeatable sales advantage
  • Why enhanced digital printing is a powerful conversation starter.
  • How you can win business by satisfying high expectations from agencies and creatives
  • Best practice and tools to impress and inspire your agency clients


Speakers

Tim Carter
Tim Carter

Commercial Print Director

Ricoh

Danielle Crebbin
Danielle Crebbin

Senior Creative



Paperhat
Andy Campbell
Andy Campbell

Innovation Manager

Ricoh Europe

Philip Dodd
Philip Dodd

Managing Director


Healeys

Beyond CMYK - Your practical guide on how to design for digital print enhancements and gain a competitive edge - Part 2/2

Our panel of experts discussed:

  • How to engage with your customers and guide them through the design process
  • The benefits of print enhancements for your customers
  • Practical tips and suggestions on:
    • Creating & colourising halftone images in InDesign & Illustrator
    • Working with selections in Photoshop to create 5th colour separations
    • Designing with clear & invisible red inks
    • Designing with neon colours
    • Designing for foiling
    • Designing for metallics


Speakers

Tim Carter
Tim Carter

Commercial Print Director

Ricoh

Andy Campbell
Andy Campbell

Innovation Manager

Ricoh Europe

Ian Coote
Ian Coote

Creative Partner

Silk Pearce

Rob Steer
Rob Steer

Creative Director

Silk Pearce

Building innovative print business and revenue streams in the new norm

Our panel of experts discussed:

  • Practical advice on how to effectively develop strong value propositions
  • Tools to create new business models and revenue streams
  • Why a customer centric approach is the key to your success
  • The value of our business development support programme to your organisation

Don’t miss an exclusive preview of our new Business booster online support platform, full of tutorials and industry research.


Speakers

Tim Carter
Tim Carter

Commercial Print Director

Ricoh

Mark Hinder
Mark Hinder

Commercial Print Business Development Manager

Ricoh Europe


Capitalising on digital print technology

Putting new inkjet technology to work

Our panel of experts discussed:

  • The fastest growing print applications on the market that can be printed on the Ricoh Pro L5100e latex device
  • The diversity of surfaces that can be printed on when using the Pro TF6251 UV hybrid printer
  • The fast ROI and sustainability benefits of printing on garments, using Ricoh DTG technology


Speakers

Tim Carter
Tim Carter

Director
Ricoh UK

Marie Woodhead
Marie Woodhead

Product Marketing Manager, Commercial & Industrial Printing
Ricoh UK

Yucel Salih
Yucel Salih

Large Format Specialist
Ricoh UK

Nick Macfarlane
Nick Macfarlane

Direct to Garment Sales Specialist
Ricoh UK

Shane Barrett
Shane Barrett

Pre Sales Technical Specialist
Ricoh Europe

How to Harness Innovation and Digital Agility to Truly Respond to Customer Needs

Our panel of experts discussed:

  • Anything in Print – our new philosophy for the industry and the sheer potential of print
  • Our approach to innovation and how it can support your business and print operation
  • How feedback from customers helped to develop the new Ricoh Pro C5300
  • What the critical press features are today that will positively impact any print service


Speakers

Tim Carter
Tim Carter

Commercial Print Director
Ricoh

Marie Woodhead
Marie Woodhead

Product Marketing Manager, Commercial & Industrial Printing
Ricoh

Ian Casey
Ian Casey

Commercial Industrial Print Specialist
Ricoh

Holistic manufacturing – the power of a 3D printing partner

Our panel of experts discussed:

  • How to take full advantage of the benefits of 3D printing – whether it’s reducing your time to market, costs or part weight
  • Unlocking the potential of 3D printing through design
  • Guidance for your material and process selection
  • Use case applications and practical advice for integrating 3D printing into your manufacturing mix


Speakers

Chris Allport
Chris Allport

Additive Manufacturing UK Sales Manager
Ricoh 3D

Enrico Gallino
Enrico Gallino

Material Specialist
Ricoh 3D

Bring the benefits of large format to your print operation

Our panel of experts discussed:

  • How to take advantage of the growing demand for large format print
  • The role of LF print in critical communications such as signage
  • How important it is to use the right graphics media for each unique job
  • How to develop the business case for large format print
  • How organisations are integrating LF into existing print operations


Speakers

Marc Burnett
Simon Isaacs

National Sales Director, CIP

Ricoh UK

Marc Burnett
Marc Burnett

MD at FORMAT and owner of Large Format Review

Shaun Holdom
Shaun Holdom

Global Product Manager

Drytac

Yucel Salih
Yucel Salih

Large Format Specialist

Ricoh Europe

Terry Mills
Terry Mills

Operations Director

Gilmex International

Scott McCabe
Scott McCabe

Director


Appeal Media

How to take your communications and print room to the next level - delivering enhanced services and innovation

Our panel of experts discussed:

  • How print rooms can be a focal point for organisations and provide services that go beyond print as a ‘critical communications hub’
  • Why it’s important to make it simple and access print jobs from multiple locations
  • How the right tools ensure communications are on brand and consistent
  • How you can reduce the risk of a breach or GDPR problems


Speakers

Richard Mason
Richard Mason

Sales Director, CRD, Commercial and Industrial Printing Group

Ricoh UK

Craig Lewis
Craig Lewis

Head of Enterprise Printing

Ricoh Europe

Nick Daniels
Nick Daniels

Senior Solutions Architect

Ricoh UK

Leroy Buckle
Leroy Buckle

Regional Sites Services Manager

KPMG

The potential for big profit! How best to satisfy the growing demand for graphic large format print

Our panel of experts discussed:

  • How graphic large format print technology has evolved significantly in recent years
  • The lucrative side of wide format printing and why it’s worth adding to an existing print operation
  • How easy it is to tap into this market opportunity without a need for high risk investment and additional resources
  • How to show a quick return on investment in large format print


Speakers

Tim Carter
Tim Carter

Commercial Print Director
Ricoh

Yucel Salih
Yucel Salih

Wide Format Print Specialist
Ricoh

Jason Naylor
Jason Naylor

Senior Software Specialist
Ricoh


Automating your print business

Connect your home workers to centralised print and save costs!

Join our panel of experts as we discuss:

  • How to connect your home workers to the centralised print room
  • The business case for accessing centralised resources including ad-hoc mail
  • Practical tips and software packages to support and implement these processes
  • Insights from industry experts on the successes they have achieved


Speakers

Richard Mason
Richard Mason

Production Print Sales Director
Ricoh UK

Craig Lewis
Craig Lewis

Head of Enterprise Printing
Ricoh Europe Production Print

Nick Daniels
Nick Daniels

Senior Solutions Architect
Ricoh UK

Mastering management information systems (MIS) and workflow solutions to drive profit

Join our panel of experts as we discuss:

  • The needs beyond ecommerce - fulfilment, speed & customer experience
  • How an effective management information system (MIS) and workflow design can generate additional profit
  • Recommendations on the tools needed to ensure compliance and accuracy
  • How to get started and implement the right solution


Speakers

Simon Isaacs
Simon Isaacs

National Sales Director, CIP

Ricoh UK

Jason Naylor
Jason Naylor

Senior Software Specialist, Commercial & Industrial Printing

Ricoh

Kaspar Roos
Kaspar Roos

Founder and CEO

Aspire

Lisa Mitchell
Lisa Mitchell

Business Manager

Leeds University Service Bureau

Danny Narey
Danny Narey

Managing Director

Mailing and Marketing Solutions Ltd

Chris Broadbent
Chris Broadbent

Head of Computer Services

Service Delivery

Ollie Renshaw
Ollie Renshaw

Business Systems Manager

University of Leeds

How to set up a successful eCommerce platform that wins you more business

Our panel of experts discussed:

  • The growing demand for eCommerce within the print industry
  • Why online print is so important to customers and how it can help you to succeed
  • What you can learn from Amazon and why you need to embrace change
  • Why standing still is not an option in today’s changing business environment


Speakers

Tim Carter
Tim Carter

Commercial Print Director


Ricoh

Jason Naylor
Jason Naylor

Senior Software Specialist, Commercial & Industrial Printing

Ricoh

Jeremy Hall
Jeremy Hall

Workflow Consultant, Commercial & Industrial Printing

Ricoh


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