United States Postal Service to Sponsor DELIVER, Largest Mailing Event Anywhere

In March 1, 2013

Reston, VA – More than half of everything printed is mailed, which makes mailing and fulfillment a vital segment of the graphic communications industry.  At PRINT 13, coming September 8 – 12, 2013 to Chicago’s McCormick Place, the newly branded “DELIVER” Mailing & Fulfillment Center will offer attendees unprecedented access to new resources and learning opportunities, along with the year’s most comprehensive lineup of mailing and fulfillment equipment and software.

Co-Sponsored by the Graphic Arts Show Company (GASC), the United States Postal Service (USPS), and the Association of Marketing Service Providers (AMSP) [formerly known as MFSA], DELIVER will be bigger and better than ever, offering attendees access not only to all the latest equipment and software but also to research, market data, education sessions, best practices, plus the most current solutions for mailing services, marketing, and print services providers direct from the industry authority—the United States Postal Service.

“Mailing and fulfillment is a major segment of the graphic communications industry,” says GASC President Ralph Nappi.  “Now, direct from the industry authorities in this dynamic area, attendees will learn about the latest developments and newest solutions to best serve clients.”

Among the attractions at DELIVER will be 30-minute sessions by USPS and AMSP experts including cross-media marketing pros on topics such as: Every Door Direct Mail (EDDM), designing for variable data, effective cross-media campaigns, effective use of QR codes with mail, using social media with mail, and much more. Additionally, AMSP will be offering “Ask the Mailing Expert” guidance where attendees can get free one-on-one advice from mailing and fulfillment gurus on how to increase future response rates and boost profits in the rapidly changing mailing industry.

“AMSP is pleased to be a co-sponsor for this year’s DELIVER Pavilion during PRINT 13,” said President & CEO, Ken Garner.  “We are committed to helping build a robust and dynamic assembly of exhibitors and subject matter experts that will deliver superior value to attendees. Service providers of all types should plan on investing some time visiting industry leading exhibitors and listening to a full range of presentations that are scheduled throughout the duration of the show. Mailing and fulfillment experts will be available to answer your specific questions. It’s a ‘can’t miss’ educational opportunity.”

In addition, PRINT 13 will offer a special educational track dedicated to the newest mailing and fulfillment issues and solutions. These sessions will reveal the latest best practices and discuss how to meet the challenges in this changing industry. Specific session topics and details will be announced in May, 2013.

For more information about PRINT 13, visit www.print2013.com.


For Additional Information                                                

Contact: Debbie Vieder
(703) 264-7200
E-mail: dvieder@gasc.org

About The United States Postal Service
The core function of the Postal Service is the physical delivery of mail and packages, provided reliably, safely, affordably and universally to every address in America. The United States Postal Service delivers more mail to more addresses in a larger geographical area than any other post in the world, delivering to more than 151 million homes, businesses and Post Office boxes in every state, city, town and borough in this country. Even in an increasingly digital world, the Postal Service remains part of the bedrock infrastructure of the American economy, serving its people and businesses, and binding the nation together. Telephone 1-800-ASK-USPS®, 800/275-8777 or online visit: www.usps.com.

About the Association of Marketing Service Providers (AMSP)
AMSP is the national trade association for the mailing and fulfillment services industry and for more than 93 years has been working to improve the business environment for mailing and fulfillment companies and to provide opportunities for the learning and professional development of the managers of these companies. The association is made up of nearly 500 companies, most of which are located in the USA and Canada. Regular members are in the mailing services, product fulfillment, or literature fulfillment business. Associate members are the suppliers to the mailing and fulfillment services business. AMSP is located at 1800 Diagonal Road, Suite 320, Alexandria, VA 22314-2806 USA, telephone: 703/836-9200, fax: 703/548-8204, e-mail: mfsa-mail@mfsanet.org.

About PRINT 13
Recognized as the most expansive exhibition in the Americas of digital, offset, flexo and hybrid technologies, products, and services for the commercial, transactional, converting and package printing, publishing, mailing, in-plant, photo imaging, and marketing industries, this year’s “Innovate, Integrate, Communicate” themed PRINT 13 offers an exciting show-going experience for a diverse spectrum of attendees. The trade show presents the latest graphic communications technologies in live equipment demonstrations across the show floor and education on the most in-demand products and newest profit-making opportunities. PRINT 13 offers more than 70 educational sessions and 50 co-located events for attendees across 12 key market segments.

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