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Join GMG for a Color Management Seminar and CoZone Launch Event




Groundbreaking technology for global color management of the myriad of printing products available today are being used by the largest print consumers. Come learn what they know, and you will want to.

We will have exciting presentations throughout the afternoon and a showcase to network with color management experts and see the latest solutions from Roland DGA, Matchmycolor, and GMG Color. Explore emerging workflow trends and get personalized recommendations for your toughest color management challenges! All attendees will be given a free CoZone trial.


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• How companies like IKEA save significant amounts of money at prepress and at the same time increase quality with a much more efficient production process
• New cloud-based collaboration tools
• Cloud based technologies as a revenue stream in the creative process
• Brand facing color management coupled with revolutionary packaging proofing


GMG CoZone: New cloud based color management technology platform. All attendees will receive a free working CoZone account for attending
GMG OpenColor: Groundbreaking new color management technology for complex packaging applications
MatchMyColor: Brand facing color specification and verification tools to manage packaging proofing and print production
GMG ColorMaster: RGB based workflow solution that is being adopted by some of the largest retailers in the world including Ikea, H&M, and more
GMG ColorProof: The emerging standard of contract color proofing in the world today
Roland DGA: Roland packaging and proofing technologies, including white, clear and metallic inks and contour cutting, allow you to complete the most complex packaging, label and collateral prototypes
JUST Normlicht: See how light affects brand colors with standardized viewing lights by JUST Normlicht


Michael Farkas:
Michael Farkas is Marketing Director and Business Unit Manager Graphic Arts at GMG Worldwide. Before joining GMG, Michael spent over nine years working at IKEA as Technical Manager. Under his leadership emerged one of the most complete catalog production systems, IKEA Production Hub and during this time at Ikea, developed the GMG ColorMaster Concept, which revolutionized global media productions and the IKEA color management workflow in particular. This same workflow method is now being adopted by other global brands including H&M and other large consumer product companies.
Marcus Wright: Marcus Wright is Head of Web Strategy & Development at GMG Worldwide. Marcus joined GMG in 2011 where he used his skills and experience to develop a web product strategy for GMG. This resulted in the creation of CoZone, GMG's global web platform, the first module in the suite, Collaborate, has just been successfully released to market.
Birgit Plautz: Birgit Plautz is Manager of Technical Services of GMG Americas, a division of GMG GmbH & Co. KG. Before moving to America, she spent five years in Technical Development at GMG headquarters. Birgit worked in R&D for Heidelberg Printing and earned her Masters work in Printing Technologies from Stuttgart Media University.


Join us for Lunch and attend The advanced packaging solutions workshop featuring groundbreaking solutions from GMG, Roland DGA, MatchMyColor and JUST Normlicht Inc.

1:30 to 2:30 PM:
Advanced RGB workflow panel discussion. A panel of creative professionals describe how they have improved their quality and productivity with GMG RGB workflow technology.

How the new GMG collaboration platform can create new revenue streams for your business. Soft proofing and collaboration technologies are often considered a business expense. The new GMG CoZone platform enable opportunities to create new revenue generating services while increasing efficiencies of the entire creative process.

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM:
How companies like IKEA save significant amounts of money at prepress and at the same time in increase quality with a much more efficient production process, presented by Michael Farkas, former Technical Manager at IKEA and current Marketing Director GMG Worldwide.


New cloud based collaboration tools for the creative process presented by GMG Color's Marcus Wright, the Head of Web Strategy and Development at GMG.

4:30 PM:
Join us for the CoZone reception at 4:30 pm

Register here

Tuesday May 21, 2013,
from 12:30 PM to 6:30 PM EDT
4:30 pm happy hour

The Ace Hotel
20 W 29th St.
New York, NY 10001




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