Questex Names Industry Veteran David Zwang To Head Up New Publishing Xchange Conference At OnDemand 201122 Oct, 2010
Questex Names Industry Veteran David Zwang To Head Up New Publishing Xchange Conference At OnDemand 2011
NEWTON, MA (October 2010) – Questex Media, producers of the On Demand 2011 Exposition today announced the appointment of David Zwang as Conference Chair for Publishing Xchange educational event at next year’s show (March 22-24 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington DC). Publishing Xchange is a two and a half day conference program, beginning on the 22nd, which will transcend digital tools and workflows to address new and creative ways market leaders are overcoming industry publishing and business challenges. Zwang has been a leading analyst and consultant in the publishing and printing industry for almost 40 years, and is renowned worldwide for his technical understanding and application of sophisticated processes.
"Publishing Xchange is being developed to go far beyond digital tools and technology,” notes Zwang. “The aim is to help publishers, marketing communication content providers, graphic designers, ad agencies, and commercial and in-plant printers build a stronger roadmap to success. By exploring dynamic new business and process strategies, as a group, they’ll understand more than how to survive, but how to prosper over the next challenging decade. We’ve engineered this conference to be an interactive discussion of the latest market dynamics as they relate to real-world processes and technologies. In the end, it’s about achieving maximum return on efforts and investments, while utilizing the most effective and efficient new media channels and platforms. This truly will be truth from the trenches.”
About Dave Zwang
David L. Zwang is the principal consultant of Zwang & Company, a firm specializing in process analysis, and strategic development of firms in the fields of electronic publishing, design, premedia, and printing across the globe. He began in the graphic arts as a commercial photographer in the late 60's and has since founded several prepress and printing operations. His experience includes expertise in Cross Media Publishing, with an extensive background in pre-media and printing processes.
Since the early 90's he has consulted with many users, vendors, and government agencies in the industry on a wide variety of issues. Projects include global production and data management solutions; book, magazine and package publishing technologies and processes; remote production systems development, color management and process collaboration systems. He has developed many industry training courses, and written countless articles for trade publications. Dave resides in Danbury, Connecticut and is the current Chairman of the Gent Workgroup. The GWG is an international assembly of industry associations, vendors and experts; whose goal is to establish and share process specifications for best practices in graphic arts workflows.
About Questex Media Group
Questex Media Group LLC is a global, diversified business-to-business integrated media and information provider, headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts. Questex serves several industries including technology, telecommunications, beauty, spa, travel, hospitality, leisure, home entertainment, landscape design, building services, and natural resources through a range of well-established, market-leading publications, events and interactive media, research, information and integrated marketing services.
The company's media properties include over 100 print and digital media publications, 45 conferences, tradeshows and events, as well as a range of research, data and information products. The company's businesses are managed through operating companies including Questex Media Group; InfoTrends, Inc., Imaging Network (ITEX/imageSource), and; McLean Events International, Ltd, a world-leading producer of appointment-based events. The company's combined operations include more than 400 employees in offices throughout North America, South America, Asia and Europe. For more information, visit http://www.questex.com/.