2021 Annual Conference
May 16 - May 18
Join us as we come together to take on industry challenges and grow our businesses. Not only will we hear insightful keynote presentations, we’ll learn about the latest technical innovations from industry suppliers and participate in one-on-one networking. Take your seat at the premiere flexo pre-press industry conference. See you in St. Petersburg!
The Vinoy Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort and Golf Club
501 5th Ave NE
St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Booking information to come.
Business casual for all sessions.
Schedule (Subject to Change)
Sunday, May 16:
3:00 p.m. Board Meeting
6:00 Welcome Reception/Dinner (Food, Fun & Networking)
Monday, May 17:
7:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:15 Keynote Speech
9:15 Technical Sessions
10:30 One-On-One Platemaker/Supplier Sessions
12:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30 One-On-One Platemaker/Supplier Sessions
4:00 Sessions Conclude
6:30 President’s Dinner
Tuesday, May 18:
7:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 Keynote Speech
9:00 Technical Sessions
11:00 a.m. Closing Remarks
Robert Fry, PhD
Chief Economist, Robert Fry Economics LLC
Economy, Consumers, & Corrugated:
What You Need to Know
We have entered a period of unprecedented political and economic change. With uncertainty abound, how will global markets react? How will the consumer react? And, of particular importance to the flexo and corrugated markets, how will consumer spending change? Robert will offer a forecast for the future, covering macroeconomic trends as well as corrugated-specific insights. Join us to learn how you can position your business to succeed in the years ahead.
Bio: Celebrated economist Robert C. Fry, Jr., PhD has provided timely and accurate economic forecasts to countless business decision-makers across the world. In 2018, Fry was elected a Fellow of the National Association for Business Economics in recognition of his outstanding service as a professional business economist and his contributions to the field. A Senior Economist at DuPont for years before opening his own consultancy in 2015, Fry was named a top economic forecaster by Bloomberg, USA Today, and the Wall Street Journal. He also publishes a monthly newsletter, Current Economic Conditions. Fry received a master’s degree and a PhD in economics from Harvard University.
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