Previous Conferences

In November 2012 we held the first UK Design & Print Network conference at the lovely Coombe Abbey in Warwickshire.

Coombe Abbey Hotel

The main programme consisted as follows.

UKDPN Conference Agenda - Saturday 17 November

9.00am Tea, Coffee, Biscuits, Sponsors Exhibition - in Centre Court

The 7 exhibiting Sponsors are:
Canon Europe, EFI, Accura MIS, The Paper Co, Creasestream, Presco and IPIA
9.30am Getting to know you, introductions round the room - in High Court
10.30am Tea, Coffee, Danish, Sponsors Exhibition
10.45am Sharing best practice session 1

Topics:
High St vs Business Park: Henry Luce of Stormpress
Selling Design: Nicky Peebles of Talk Design & Print
11.15am Guest Speaker Rebecca Romero, the only GB winner of 2 Olympic Gold Medals in 2 different sports, rowing and cycling
12.00 Lunch, Sponsors Exhibition
1.00pm Keynote Session with Chris Dawson of 6th Door
“Growing your business by influence and persuasion”
2.30pm AGM to elect new UKDPN Committee and discuss Bruce Shepherd's ideas on buying strategy
3.15pm Tea Coffee, Cake, Sponsors Exhibition
3.30pm Technical Presentation from exhibiting Sponsor Accura MIS
3.45pm Technical presentation from exhibiting Sponsor EFI
4.00pm Technical presentation from exhibiting Sponsor Canon Europe
4.15pm Technical Forum chaired by Paul Stokes of Business Momentum
4.45pm Sharing XPF best practice session 2
Networking: Bill Marshall of Printmarshall
Crossmedia : Aarif Merali of d2rCrossMedia
Selling Large Format: John Stevenson of Glasgow Creative Networking
5.30pm Close
7.00pm Drinks Reception
7.30pm Conference Dinner with after dinner speaker Ian Irving