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2017 Leadership & Mgmt Conference & Golf Tournament

Conference: September 24-25, Quest Business Center, Columbus (Polaris)

Casino Night: Sunday, September 24th, 6:15 pm

Millcraft Grand Ceremony: Monday, September 25th, 6:00 pm

Sterling Distribution Golf Tournament: September 26th, Bent Tree Golf Club, Sunbury

We strive to keep our conference relevant to the industry and directly impactful to Association members. Based on feedback we have received, this year we are bringing presenters and topics that will provide members with insight on lean, marketing, leadership, technological advancements and more.

2017 Conf Brochure Cover




Schedule at a Glance:


Sunday, September 24

3:00 - 4:30 pm 

HR ROUNDTABLE, with Adriane Harrison, PIA 

4:30 - 6:00 pm    

CYBER SECURITY presented by David Mauro, All Covered, IT Services Division of Konica Minolta

6:15 - 8:15 pm    

CASINO NIGHT sponsored by Printers 401K


Monday, September 25

7:30 – 8:00 am

REGISTRATION OPENS / Continental Breakfast

8:00 - 9:15 am    

Keynote Session: DISCOVERING HIDDEN PROFIT - ADVANCED SUPPLY CHAIN DECISION MAKING presented by Robert Martichenko, LeanCor Supply Chain Group

9:30 - 10:45 am

General Session: LEAN PANEL DISCUSSION moderated by Jim Workman, PIA

Panel Participants:

Jim Hopkins, Hopkins Printing

Peter Flottman, Flottman Company

Brad Sharp, Bookmasters

11:00 - 12:15 pm  

General Session: SELLING PRINT TO A NEW GENERATION presented by Vanecia Carr, Domtar

12:15 - 1:45 pm  

LUNCH with Lisbeth Lyons, PIA

1:45 – 3:00 pm

General Session: HOW TO BE A GO-TO PRINTER presented by Vanecia Carr, Domtar Paper Company

3:15 - 4:30 pm      


Lisa Fine, Joules Angstrom UV Printing Inks

Mathew Heller, Phototype

Tim Hull, Think Patented

6:00 - 9:00 pm

18th Annual Print Excellence Awards MILLCRAFT GRAND CEREMONY, featuring Tom Ryan, Head Wrestling Coach for The Ohio State University


Tuesday, September 26

8:00 – 9:00 am


9:00 - 3:00 pm   

12th Annual STERLING DISTRIBUTION GOLF OUTING - Shotgun Start, Bent Tree Golf Club


Sponsors: 2017 Conference & Golf Sponsors


Quest Business & Conference Center

8405 Pulsar Place | Columbus, OH 43240 | 614.540.5540

Bent Tree Golf Club

350 Bent Tree Rd | Sunbury, OH 43074 | 740.965.5140 


Lodging:  Fairfield Inn and Suites - Columbus/Polaris

The Conference hotel this year is the Fairfield Inn and Suites at their Polaris location.  The hotel offers many amenities and comforts and is just steps away from Quest Business Center, the site of the Conference.  A block of rooms has been reserved for Conference attendees at a special rate of $109 per night stay (plus all applicable taxes). 

Just Contact the Fairfield Inn and Suites Columbus/Polaris at 614-568-0770 before 6:00 pm, September 8, 2017 and ask for the Printing Industries of Ohio • N.Kentucky room block. 


The Association incurs costs to reserve your registration. Therefore, cancellations must be received in writing by Printing Industries of Ohio • N.Kentucky on or before September 18, 2017 to receive a full refund. Cancellations received after September 18, 2017 will be subject to a 20% cancellation fee. Refunds will not be granted after Wednesday, September 20, 2017 or for no shows. You may however, transfer your registration to another member of your company, without penalty. Fax cancellations to 614.794.2049, Attn: Reservations.

Read about the 2016 Conference: click here


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