Themes of Girls Who Print Day and International Print Day in October Announced
- 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 #GirlsWhoPrint.
- 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.
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.
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.
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 open networking opportunities with any of Project Peacock’s hundreds of members, interviews, and 50+ Peacock Partners!
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.”
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