The global print community will gather to celebrate Girls Who Print Day on October 13, and International Print Day on October 26, hosted online by Print Media Centr
September 28, 2022 — The Printerverse – Two print industry milestone events hosted and produced by Print Media Centr are scheduled for October.
• The 10th annual Girls Who Print Day conference begins online at 11 am eastern on October 13. Girls Who Print honors the contributions and increasing influence of women in print. Highlights include the Girlie Award, Rising Star Award, and the Women in Leadership Panel.
• To celebrate International Print Day 2022 on October 26, print organizations and print-related professionals around the world will share their print ideas, networking opportunities, and knowledge via #IPD22. This year’s theme is #PrintSmart and represents working with the right tools and partners to maximize creative, marketing and business results through print. internationalprintday.org
Girls Who Print Day: Details
Virtual and open to everyone, the #GirlsWhoPrint Day conference begins at 11 am eastern on Thursday, October 13. Taking a cue from Natalie Portman in her role as The Mighty Thor in Thor: Love and Thunder, becoming big and bold is the central theme of the event.
The day’s agenda includes the presentation of the 2nd annual Girls Who Print Rising Star Award by Kelly Mallozzi, and the 9th annual Girls Who Print Girlie Award by Deborah Corn at 12:30 pm eastern. This year’s recipient will be in esteemed company, joining previous winners Pat McGrew, Cary Sherburne, Deborah Corn, Trish Witkowski, Jules Van Sant, Sabine Geldermann, Dawn Nye, and Julie Shaffer.
The event’s hallmark Women in Leadership panel begins immediately following the award presentations with a discussion about building a pipeline for women in print.
International Print Day 2022: Details
The print industry is preparing to trend the planet again through 24 hours of social media sharing on International Print Day 2022 using the hashtag #IPD22. The celebration gets underway in the U.S. at 6 pm eastern on October 25 (Convert for your local time in New Zealand and in Australia on Oct 26) and finishes 24 hours later in the United States at 6 pm eastern on October 26.
Last year’s event generated more than 14.6 million impressions, with more than 100 million impressions for International Print Day recorded to date.
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. Whether together or apart, community-driven events like these remind us that we are all part of the bigger picture and that there is much to be big, bold, and proud of.”
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.
Learn more at internationalprintday.org.
About Girls Who Print
Now in its 13th 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 mentorship, community building, and open knowledge sharing, the Girls Who Print LinkedIn group has grown to more than 9200 global members.
Connect with the Girls Who Print Community at girlswhoprint.net
About Print Media Centr
Print Media Centr provides printspiration and resources to its vast network of print and marketing professionals through education, events, Podcasts From The Printerverse, ProjectPeacock.TV, and an array of community-lifting initiatives. Print Media Centr also works with printers, suppliers, and industry organizations to help them create more profitable relationships with customers and lasting relationships with members.