The global conference 2018 of Prokom attracts unprecedented interest

Prokom, Konica Minolta’s user community for production printing providers, announced that they have already exceeded expectations for their second global conference to be held in Budapest (Hungary) on June 6 and 7, specifically, More than 250 participants have already confirmed their attendance. “We had planned to receive 200 customers,” says Michael Kelly, head of marketing at Prokom. “But we already have more than 260 confirmed attendees. This unprecedented interest and continued growth year after year shows that the event is a factor of great added value in the Konica Minolta users’ calendar. ”

Andy Barber, General Manager of UK Mail Ltd and chairman of the advisory board that advises Prokom, adds: “What is especially exciting is to see how customers from the Asia Pacific region join us for the first time and the greatest interest in Eastern Europe. This shows that Prokom is becoming a truly global community. ”

This year’s conference will also receive an informal group of KM-1 users on the evening of the first day. Known as the ‘Swiss Army Knife’ of the printing industry for its many uses, the Konica Minolta AccurioJet KM-1 can be easily integrated into offset and digital environments, with a maximum productivity of 3,000 sheets per hour in simplex mode. a wide variety of supports.

The highlights at this year’s conference include Kevin Gaskell, who will offer his vision on ‘The route to extraordinary performance’. Kevin, who has worked with iconic brands such as Porsche, BMW and Lamborghini, is convinced that ordinary people are capable of extraordinary results. Francois Martin, Advisor to the graphic arts industry and publisher of digital printing who worked with HP for 12 years, will explain in detail how attendees can make sure to ‘Take advantage of the possibilities offered by a constantly changing world’.

Speakers will also be Marco Boer, Vice President of I.T. Strategies, with more than 25 years of experience advising executives of Fortune 1000 companies and smaller innovative companies in the emerging markets of digital printing and Miles Hilton-Barber, whose experience in events of extreme resistance has inspired both their business activity and his personal life.

Prokom allows to affiliate to any user of Konica Minolta production printing equipment. After consulting the members, he has also launched, a new website available in four languages: English, French, German and Spanish. In response to the feedback received, this site offering e-learning courses, self-help videos, forums, specialized content, market studies, webinars, newsletters and local events, has improved the focus on its members. Now it offers new modular tools and more in-depth knowledge about trends with a different agenda of activities each month.