Thursday March 31, 2016

In this issue:

The Ultimate Marketing Workshop for Printers – Solid Strategies for Sales Success

Do you find it challenging to sell print and connect with new customers in today's digitally-driven world?

Do you want to learn how to reach new print customers through targeted messaging, marketing and relationship-building strategies?

Are you looking for new ways to connect with customers and prospects in meaningful and relevant ways?

It's not too late to register for next week's Ultimate Marketing Workshop presented by PrintMediaCentr, Domtar and Avanti.


$99 gets you Solid Strategies for ‪#‎Print‬ Sales Success...and we'll even feed you! If you're a ‪printer‬ in the Orlando area, this is event is a must! 

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Managing for Success: The role of Print MIS in today’s In-Plant

Join panelists Ron Underwood, Supply Chain Team Lead for Our Daily Bread Ministries; Cathy Skoglund, Director of Operations & Business Development ASU Print and Imaging Lab; Brian Trott, US Senate Printing, Graphics and Direct Mail branch; Karen Meyers, Business Manager at Michigan Farm Bureau; and our own Stephen McWilliam, EVP Avanti, for this thought-provoking panel.

Please join us as we bring together a panel of some of today’s leading In-Plants, along with our host, IPMA, on Wednesday, April 20th, 2016, from 12:30 am – 1:30 pm EST.

We’ll look at some of the challenges In-Plants are facing and the role that Print MIS plays in their success including:

  • Balancing customer’s demands for quality while dealing with increasingly shorter turnaround times
  • Streamlining the internal workflow to save time and money
  • Seamlessly integrating into corporate systems
  • Job tracking and fingertip access to job information
  • Delivering timely, accurate chargebacks to ensure accurate financial records
  • Connecting “Islands of Automation” to bring press, prepress, bindery and MIS together

This webinar is free for all IPMA Members. Non-members can register for the low fee of $25.

Register for Wednesday, April 20th 2016 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST


Submit your questions in advance!

That’s right…you have an opportunity to ask any, or all, of our panelists for answers. Simply #AskAvanti, or email:

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Avanti's Live Webinar Series - Thursdays at 2pm EST

Find out how Avanti has helped digital, offset, hybrid and large/grand format shops meet customer demands efficiently and cost effectively. Discover the critical role that MIS can play in your organization to help you achieve your goals by joining us for one of our upcoming live webinars Thursdays at 2PM EST.

NEW! Quick and Easy Estimating for All Work Types with Avanti Slingshot
This brand new webinar will show how Avanti Slingshot’s Estimating module allows you to quickly and easily create quotes for conventional Offset, Digital, Large/Grand Format, Direct Mail and Fulfillment work. Complete with all prepress and finishing estimation capabilities, the Estimating module supports customer-specific pricing, contract and price list pricing with fast access to standard products and product kits.
Register HERE

A Day In The Life of the Automated Print Shop
Are you curious about what an automated print shop looks like?
Still wondering what benefits a fully-integrated Print MIS can mean to YOUR business?

Join us as our experts take you through the Day In The Life of the Automated Print Shop, featuring Avanti Slingshot
Register HERE

MAY 12
Gain a Competitive Edge with Avanti & HP
Bringing the benefits of highly automated workflows into reach for thousands of HP Indigo users, HP and Avanti have developed an interface to integrate Avanti’s award-winning Print MIS software with the HP SmartStream workflow portfolio. Avanti is the only provider of MIS software in North America to offer this level of connectivity with HP SmartStream.

With Avanti, virtually all facets of the print shop, such as job submission, printing and business management functions including estimating, purchasing, job costing and tracking are now automated.
Register HERE

See the full list of upcoming webinars here

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Upcoming Events

Join Avanti at Dscoop 2016 - Booth #328
April 14 - 16, 2016

Join us from April 14 - 16 in San Antonio, Texas as Dscoop kicks up their annual event to be filled with thought provoking education, conversations and ideas. 

See what happens when we run jobs through Avanti Slingshot, back into the HP booth's SmartStream Production Center.

  • Watch us demo a live integration between Avanti Slingshot and SmartStream Process Director.
  • Jobs submitted to Avanti Slingshot (in the Avanti booth) will automatically appear in the SmartStream Production Center queue for processing via JDF (in the HP booth)
  • All job details, such as jobID, customer, quantity, location of the file to print, substrate, imposition template, and JDF fold pattern, will remain in tact

Visit Avanti at Drupa
May 31 - June 10, 2016

Avanti is back at Drupa, showcasing award-winning Avanti Slingshot. Find us in the Ricoh Booth, Hall 08a/B46-1 & 2; and the HP booth, Hall 17/A01-01 & 15


Click here for Avanti's full list of upcoming events

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Let's Talk

Do you like to share ideas about Print and Print MIS?
Do you sometimes find yourself challenged by a project and wish you had somewhere you can quickly turn to for advice?

Avanti has made it really easy for you to connect with like-minded individuals, share ideas, and network online.


Twitter: @avantisystems 
Join the LinkedIn Group
Like our Company page on Facebook: AvantiSystems
Watch us on YouTube: Our Channel is Avanti Systems

So the next time you need answers…
come hang out with us online...and #AskAvanti


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Avanti Slingshot – A User’s Perspective

What would YOU do with a few extra hours a day? Avanti Slingshot increases efficiency in every department and saves you money too! Whatever your role, whether you are an estimator, in customer service, sales, IT, CEO, CFO, production manager, we have answers to eliminate breakpoints in your workflow, reduce manual entry (and re-entry), and make your life easier!

This pre-recorded webinar will show you some of the key time-savers as a job flows through the print shop from start to finish.

Watch the pre-recorded webinar now.

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Avanti's Hidden Gems

Did you know that Avanti customers have access to a virtual cornucopia of treats? Ok, maybe not a cornucopia…but we sure do have a heck of a lot of stuff!

Our vast knowledge base gives customers access to:

  • Documentation and Release notes – For Avanti Classic and Avanti Slingshot
  • Webinars, Demos and Videos – Our experts cover a wide range of topics from workflow to estimating
  • How To and Tips – to help you get the most out of your Avanti installation

Schedule an Avanti Demo today! 

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