SOURCE: Questex Media Group

Questex Media Group

March 04, 2011 11:35 ET

Publishing Xchange Conference Announces Speaker Lineup of the Industry's Finest

The Publishing Xchange Conference Will Debut at On Demand 2011 This Month in DC

NEWTON, MA--(Marketwire - March 4, 2011) - The Publishing Xchange Conference, debuting this year at the On Demand 2011 Exposition (March 22-24 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington DC), today announced a dynamic speaker line-up of nearly 60 of the industry most renowned experts and presenters. This who's who of the printing, publishing and marketing industries will offer their experiences and insight addressing the New Rules and New Tools of the changing landscape in Publishing, Marketing and Print Services, throughout six educational tracks and more than 30 sessions over the two-and-a-half day conference. A complete list of sessions and speakers is available online at

Developed by an advisory board of 29 of the industry's most prophetic minds, the Publishing Xchange Conference offers a venue where participants share their real-world experiences, roadblocks, work-arounds, and success stories. Supported by what may be the best expert panels ever assembled in this market, attendees have an opportunity to share and soak in ideas, concepts, and working strategies that will bridge their business forward to new markets, new revenue streams and a brighter long-term outlook. This is especially valuable to company executives who understand the transforming needs of the marketplace.

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Speaker and Session Line-up

Over 60 speakers will be presenting their experiences and offering expert analysis in more than 30 sessions over the two-and-a-half day conference. Some of the highlighted presenters and sessions are:

  • PG Bartlett (The Tech Behind Publishing Platforms for Mobile Publishing);

  • John Dougherty, Jeanniey Mullen, and Alan Snyder (Choosing the Best Digital Magazine Partner);

  • Jason Ellis, Carl Gerhardt, and Ed Marino (The Proof: A Printing Reality Show);

  • Mark Lewiecki and Jennifer Matt (Personalization Marketing Tools for Print and Electronic Distribution);

  • Bob Sacks (Self Publishing: Create Your Own Media Empire?);

  • Dr. Joe Webb (A Case for Change: Disrupting the Future);

For a complete list of sessions, go to:

Publishing Xchange Influencers

To get to the heart of the state and future of digital services, the conference has enlisted the analysts from Outsell, Yieldbot, InfoTrends, IDG Marketing, and MediaIDEAS, who will be sharing their latest research and intelligence. In addition, the conference will highlight the available and futuristic tools of many of the industry's technology leaders who will showcase their latest solutions, and discuss critical issues and field-tested best practices.

Attendees will learn from top players what they need to know, how it'll impact their businesses, and what they can expect from technology today and down the road. Among these players are industry leaders such as:

  • Adobe
  • Agfa
  • Allegra Network
  • Cadmus Communications
  • Congressional Quarterly
  • Hachette Filipacchi Media
  • Hearst Magazines
  • Quark
  • Reynolds Dewalt
  • Trekk Cross Media
  • Wilde Marketing
  • WoodWing Software

These companies represent but a small sampling of the many contributors who will discuss their experiences, successes and challenges.

About Questex Media Group

Questex Media Group LLC is a global, diversified business-to-business integrated media and information provider, headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts. Questex serves several industries including technology, telecommunications, beauty, spa, travel, hospitality, leisure, home entertainment, landscape design, building services, and natural resources through a range of well-established, market-leading publications, events, interactive media, research, information and integrated marketing services.

The company's media properties include over 100 print and digital media publications, 45 conferences, tradeshows and events, as well as a range of research, data and information products. The company's businesses are managed through operating companies including Questex Media Group; InfoTrends, Inc., Imaging Networks, and; McLean Events International, Ltd, a world-leading producer of appointment-based events. The company's combined operations include more than 400 employees in offices throughout North America, South America, Asia and Europe. For more information, visit

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Contact Information

  • Media Contacts
    David Zwang
    Publishing Xchange Chair
    T: 203-743-2275
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    Craig Kevghas
    Boston PR Network
    T: 978-392-8990
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