SPPRING Update – Education


Dear members, As part of the SPPRING project (European Commission COSME), we are looking to understand the different national education systems and specialist education paths for the printing industry. We have drafted a template (powerpoint attached below) and kindly ask you to amend this to reflect your national education system. I have attached an example for Germany which was put …



The Point Square – April 5th, 6th, 7th  With over 2,500 attendees each year, Offset has fast become one of the world’s most inspirational, educational and vocational conferences for the design and creative industries. Since 2009, from a Dublin base, the design conference has attracted such creative icons as Massimo Vignelli, Sir Peter Blake, Paula Scher, David Carson, Milton Glaser, Kyle Cooper, …

Intergraf – News in Brief – 22/02/2019


20-22/02/2019, Shaping the Future of Print: Packaging Conference This year’s edition of Intergraf’s Shaping the Future of Print event series was a resounding success. Packaging Conference was co-organised by Intergraf as usual with Smithers Pira, who provided conference participants with the exclusive market reportEuropean Printed Packaging Trends. For the first time, FTA Europe, the umbrella federation representing the flexographic community, was also …

Shaping the Future of the “most dynamic sector of print” at Packaging Conference 2019


Over 100 leading packaging industry professionals met last week in Brussels for the fourth annual ‘Shaping the Future of Print’ conference: Packaging Conference 2019 on 21 February. This event was organised by Intergraf, in partnership with FTA Europe and Smithers Pira. It was sponsored by GAMA International, TRESU Group and Kodak. Speakers: Ania Krolak, Managing Consultant at Smithers Pira, ‘European …

Print Matters for the Future Conference


We kindly invite you to participate in Intergraf’s Annual General Assembly and our Print Matters for the Future Conference, which will be held in London on Thursday May 23st and Friday May 24, 2019.   The event will take place at the Hilton London Syon Park Hotel. The Hilton London Syon Park Hotel  is located Park Rd, Brentford TW8 8JF, UK and is …

EU project SPPRING: Skills for the Paper and Printing Industries’ Next Generations


We are very proud to be part of the European Blueprint project “SPPRING: Skills for the Paper and Printing Industries’ Next Generations”. The project runs from January 2019 to June 2020 and will involve European and national sectorial associations, public authorities, companies, recruitment and orientation agencies, VET schools and universities – among others. The main goal of SPPRING is to provide …

Intergraf Newsflash – February 2019

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No sign of that snow yet, but our friends at Intergraf have a deluge of fresh industry news for the month of February 2019. INTERGRAF NEWS Last chance to register for Packaging Conference 2019! Events EU NEWS European publishers fight for their rights European print value chain promotes print in EU elections Implementation begins of reduced VAT for e-books and electronic press INDUSTRY …

Print4All 2019 in Milan – Opportunity to travel


The Italian Trade Agency (ITA), Trade Promotion Section of the Italian Embassy in London, are supporting the organisation of the Print4All Conference 2019. Print4All Conference 2019, the event that gathers together the complete sector of technology producers, converters/printers, influencers and brand owners, will takes place in Milan on March 20-22th March 2019. ITA is organising a delegation of foreign press …

Intergraf Newsflash – January 2019

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Happy New Year to you all. It’s back to work and back to our friends at Intergraf for this months industry news. Inside this month’s Newsflash you will find: INTERGRAF NEWS Introducing the new face of Intergraf! Thank you to everyone who made 2018 such a successful year! What’s coming up in 2019 COSME project on recruitment preparing to launch …

Christmas Greetings

The Hunters in the Snow - Pieter Bruegel the Elder (1565)

To all our members we would like to extend the warmest of Christmas cheer. May your holidays be restful and your renewed efforts in the new year fruitful. Image credit: The Hunters in the Snow – Pieter Bruegel the Elder (1565)