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34

That's the number of conferences, tradeshows, and industry events I've

traveled to in the 5½ years I've worked for Big Picture. I don't even want to begin
to calculate the number of planes, hotel rooms, and preflight Bruegger's Bagels
that amounts to.

At each function, I fi nd myself skimming the agenda for sessions, speakers,
and booths tailored to our niche: wide-format digital print. Out of the 34 industry events I've attended,
not one has been designed specifically for us.
Until now.

WFX: Wide-Format Exchange is a new event created just for you: the wide-format print provider.
There's no sifting through the tradeshow guide hoping you'll spot a "wide format" educational session,
only to find a 101 class for beginners. There's no wading through a cocktail reception in search of someone
who's just as excited about the latest superwide technology on the show floor. WFX's agenda is personalized
for you. Your peers - who are also looking to expand, diversify, and evolve - will be all around.
I don't want to inundate you with the full agenda, so here are just a few of the can't-miss topics
tailored for wide-format professionals:
* How a Punk Rocker from LA Became a One-Stop-Shop Rockstar in Vegas
* Re-Imagining 3D in the Wide-Format Space
* If Wallcoverings Could Talk: New Opportunities in Interior Décor
* The Future is Now: The Two Key Places to Automate Your Production
* What Single-Pass Printing Means for Your Business
* Preserving Customer Loyalty, featuring this month's columnists
* Big Picture's Women in Print Panel
Join us May 21-23 in Minneapolis. Discuss common challenges amongst your friends in the business,
bring home actionable takeaways to your staff, and ultimately, learn how to be even more successful in
the wide-format market. Trust me, you don't want to miss this opportunity.
I'm excited that my 35th industry event will be WFX, an event fi nally dedicated to our industry.
Register today at bigpicture.net/wfx.

May 2018

See you in Minneapolis!

BY ADRIENNE PALMER
BIG PICTURE

Editor-in-Chief

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@Adrienne_BigPic

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Big Picture - May 2018

Big Picture - May 2018
Contents
Insight
Wide Angle
Upfront
Extreme Vinyl
Business + Management
New Direction
Let’s Talk Industrial
R+D
Job Log
Big Picture - May 2018 - Intro
Big Picture - May 2018 - Big Picture - May 2018
Big Picture - May 2018 - Cover2
Big Picture - May 2018 - Contents
Big Picture - May 2018 - Insight
Big Picture - May 2018 - 3
Big Picture - May 2018 - Wide Angle
Big Picture - May 2018 - 5
Big Picture - May 2018 - Upfront
Big Picture - May 2018 - 7
Big Picture - May 2018 - 8
Big Picture - May 2018 - 9
Big Picture - May 2018 - 10
Big Picture - May 2018 - 11
Big Picture - May 2018 - 12
Big Picture - May 2018 - 13
Big Picture - May 2018 - 14
Big Picture - May 2018 - 15
Big Picture - May 2018 - Extreme Vinyl
Big Picture - May 2018 - 17
Big Picture - May 2018 - Business + Management
Big Picture - May 2018 - 19
Big Picture - May 2018 - New Direction
Big Picture - May 2018 - 21
Big Picture - May 2018 - 22
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Big Picture - May 2018 - 27
Big Picture - May 2018 - Let’s Talk Industrial
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