Patrick Henry is the director of Liberty or Death Communications. He is also a former Senior Editor at NAPCO Media and long time industry veteran.

Ryan Sauers has spent nearly 30 years running or consulting with printing, promo, and visual communications-related organizations. He is the CEO of two companies: Sauers Consulting Strategies LLC and End Resultz Inc. His key areas of focus include sales training, marketing strategy, personal branding, leadership development, and organizational change. Visit him at

I decided to attend this year’s Expo to network and possibly to find new suppliers for my business. See what new products are available and possibly add them to my list of services. Hopefully build new business relationships.

This summer, I was honored to be included as a speaker at the Wide-format Summit in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. My presentation, Diving into Décor, focused on the possibilities for wide-format printers in the interior space.

The travel industry was hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, with lockdowns, quarantines, and health concerns keeping people grounded. But with restrictions easing around the world, 2023 is seeing a surge in “revenge travel” — people making up for lost time.

When was the last time you thought about the safety of your warehouse and shelving units where your large, heavy, and potentially dangerous rolls of paper are stored?

There is no denying the labor landscape is changing. The only question now is whether you are willing to take a hard look at your business and make some staffing changes to make it a more alluring place to work for the next generation.

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