Pre-Conference Activities

Wednesday, 6 November

Print Service Provider Tour
Wednesday, 6 November, 2013
12:45 – 16:30

Varigrafica Alto Lazio (VAL) - Press Up is one of the leading commercial printing companies in Italy. This behind-the-scenes tour will demonstrate how Indigo technology is being leveraged to create revenue streams and business opportunities. Visit includes a business overview introduction, a guided tour and ends with a question and answer session to receive further insights.

12:45 Transportation departs Marriott Rome
14:00 VIP Tour at Varigrafica Alto Lazio
15:30 Transportation departs from Varigrafica
16:30 Return to Mariott Rome

No photography please during the tour. 

How to Register*
To participate, register for the visit at www.dscoop.org/printgrandprix when
purchasing your conference tickets. Due to limited capacity, make sure to
complete the process as early as possible. If you already registered, update
your selections by visiting the Print Grand Prix registration page and have your
confirmation number available. Open to Dscoop members only.

About Varigrafica Alto Lazio (VAL) - Press Up
Varigrafica Alto Lazio (VAL) is one of the largest printing companies in Italy. Established in 1964, it offers innovative services and is equipped with state-of-the-art technologies enabling high quality, large scale production operations. In the 2000s VAL expanded into digital and next-generation offset printing production with a modern 10.000 square meters facility near Rome, supporting the entire printing process, from pre-press to distribution.

VAL offers a variety of products and services to its customers, while providing tailored solutions to address specific business needs. As a result, long term collaboration with most of its customers has been established, including major organizations in the telecommunication, publishing, finance and utility industries.

VAL’s mission is to deliver uncompromising print quality to their customers. Great effort has been spent to become a green company, minimizing impacts on the environment through responsible sourcing of raw materials (paper and ink), as well as promoting machinery turn-over for more eco-friendly technology.
In 2010, VAL launched its B2B web-to-print portal, Press Up, which has quickly become the second largest online printing shop in Italy.

HP Indigo equipment: (4) HP Indigo 7600 Digital Press
Other printing equipment: Komori, Heidelberg
Total number of employees: 75
Annual revenues: 20M €
Website: www.valprinting.com / www.pressup.it

 

Visit an Italian Winery - Casale del Giglio Winery
Wednesday, 6 November, 2013
12:45 – 16:30

No visit to Italy would be complete without a visit to a winery. Take advantage of your early arrival to visit Casale del Giglio, for a guided tour that will include a visit to the vineyards, winery facilities, production processes. End your visit with tastings of Casale del Giglio wines before returning back to the Rome Marriott in time for the opening keynote session.

How to Register*
To participate, register for the visit at www.dscoop.org/printgrandprix when
purchasing your conference tickets. Due to limited capacity, make sure to
complete the process as early as possible. If you already registered, update
your selections by visiting the Print Grand Prix registration page and have your
confirmation number available. Open to Dscoop members only.

 

*Pre-conference tours are open to Dscooop members only. Pre-registration is required.

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