The global print community will gather to celebrate Girls Who Print Day on October 7, and International Print Day on October 20, hosted online by Print Media Centr
Two print industry milestone events hosted and produced by Print Media Centr are scheduled for October.
• The 11th annual Girls Who Print Day conference begins online at 10 am eastern on October 7. Girls Who Print honors the contributions and increasing influence of women in print. Highlights include the Girlie Award and the Women in Leadership panel. #GirlsWhoPrint girlswhoprint.net
• To celebrate International Print Day 2021 on October 20, print organizations and print-related professionals around the world will share their print ideas, networking opportunities, and knowledge via #IPD21 and the hashtag representing this year’s theme, #PrintAgain. #PrintAgain signifies the revival of print in the marketing mix, and its continuing significance in successful business communications and marketing. internationalprintday.org
Girls Who Print Day: Details
Virtual and open to everyone in 2021, the #GirlsWhoPrint Day conference begins at 10 am eastern on Thursday, October 7. The day’s agenda includes the event’s hallmark Women in Leadership panel at noon, with a discussion about ‘womentorship’ in print, and presentation of the 8th Girlie Award. The 8th award recipient will be in esteemed company, joining previous winners Pat McGrew, Cary Sherburne, Deborah Corn, Trish Witkowski, Jules Van Sant, Sabine Geldermann and Dawn Nye.
Everyone who supports women in print is encouraged to visit girlswhoprint.net, where they can download and share the Girls Who Print Day poster, peruse the event schedule, and register for the Girls Who Print Day conference.
International Print Day 2021: Details
The print industry is preparing to trend the planet again through 24 hours of social media sharing on International Print Day 2021. *The celebration gets underway in the U.S. at 6 pm eastern on October 19 (11 am local time in New Zealand and 9 am local time in Australia on Oct 20) and finishes 24 hours later in the United States at 6 pm eastern on October 20.
Last year’s event generated more than 12 million impressions, with more than 100 million impressions recorded to date.
The Hashtags: #IPD21 and #PrintAgain
In addition to using #IPD21, print fans can support this year’s “Print Again” theme by using the hashtag #PrintAgain.
#PrintAgain celebrates the revival of print in the marketing mix and emphasizes the positive results of using print, causing customers to use print again (and again, and again) to achieve communications objectives.
International Print Day is scheduled on Wednesdays to coincide with #PrintChat, Print Media Centr’s lively and informative Twitter discussion taking place every Wednesday at 4 pm, eastern time. Those interested in sharing ideas and expanding their networks on a regular basis should take #PrintChat for a spin during its special International Print Day edition on October 20.
Learn more about #IPD21 and download this International Print Day poster by Craig Bower, Design That Rocks, at internationalprintday.org.
Special Event Added! Project Peacock
Print Media Centr has added a Project Peacock celebration to the #IPD21 schedule: International Print Day attendees are invited to join for free on October 19, starting at 6 pm eastern. Special guest Frank Romano will kick off the event, which will also include interviews with the industry, open networking opportunities with any of Project Peacock’s hundreds of members, and 50+ Peacock Partners!
Learn more about #ProjectPeacock and register for free at projectpeacock.printmediacentr.com
Deborah Corn, principal at Print Media Centr, founder of International Print Day and Girl #1 at Girls Who Print, says: “Girls Who Print Day and International Print Day are two opportunities for the industry to celebrate what we do, and celebrate the amazing women of print and their contributions, together. While we still face challenges in meeting in person, events like these remind us that we are all part of the bigger picture, and that there is much to be proud of.”
Connect with International Print Day on Twitter @IntPrintDay and at Facebook/International Print Day.
Visit internationalprintday.org for more information. Connect with Girls Who Print on Twitter @GirlsWhoPrint, and join the Girls Who Print LinkedIn group: linkedin.com/groups/1969742/
About International Print Day
International Print Day is an annual celebration of the global print industry providing education via 24 hours of open knowledge sharing on social media. The day provides participants with access to a wealth of information on global companies, products, and services from the print and integrated marketing community, and serves as a platform for global networking opportunities. International Print Day’s official website can be found at internationalprintday.org.
About Girls Who Print
Now in its eleventh year, Girls Who Print provides women in print and graphic communications with information and resources to help them navigate the industry and their careers. With a focus on community building and open knowledge sharing, the Girls Who Print LinkedIn group has grown to more than 8000 global members. Connect with the Girls Who Print Community at girlswhoprint.net
About Project Peacock
Project Peacock began in 2017 as a traveling digital print show-and-tell brought to the conference rooms of ad agencies and brands. In 2019 the program grew into live events, and in 2021 Project Peacock morphed into a global resource platform for print customers and printers. To date, the program has provided ‘printspiration and resources’ to more than 3000 attendees. Learn more about Project Peacock and register for free at projectpeacock.printmediacentr.com
About Print Media Centr
Print Media Centr provides printspiration and resources to its vast network of print and marketing professionals through online content, event support and coverage, and Podcasts From The Printerverse. Print Media Centr also works with printers, suppliers and industry organizations to help them create meaningful relationships with customers, and to achieve success with social media, content marketing and sales endeavors. Visit printmediacentr.com and connect with The Printerverse.
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