Convergences with the Print World

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. On today’s episode, we talk to Deborah Corn of Print Media Center about the convergences of our two worlds, garment decorating and ink on paper printing and the coming together of those two worlds at PrintingUnited in October in Dallas. Deborah is the Intergalactic Ambassador to The Printerverse and back in February, we interviewed several amazing guests at the ThreadX event in San Diego. We called those episodes, 2 Regular Guys and a Girl who Prints. Today we are going to hear a few snippets from those interviews and discuss our thoughts on what this means for the future of all of us together. Convergence is GOOD!

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Convergences with the Print World

Terry: Deborah Corn is with Print Media Center and is the Intergalactic Ambassador to The Printerverse. We’ve done some podcasts together under Deborah’s platform, so today we’d like to welcome her to the 2 Regular Guys! 2 Regular Guys and a Girl who Prints! Welcome to the show Deborah.

Aaron: It has been a little bit since ThreadX, but we are going to be hearing some parts of interviews we did together at ThreadX, so how about a quick recap from your perspective Deborah. As an outside to the garment decorating world who is now one of us, what was your take on the event?

Terry: So let’s play a quick clip from Dan Marx, Director of Content Development at SGIA, who we interviewed at ThreadX. This is pulled from the middle of our interview where Dan is discussing Custom Activation, Zazzle and More. :::PlayClip::: What can the garment world help the print world with and Vice Versa?

Aaron: We also had a chance to talk to someone at ThreadX who is an ink on paper guy for 30+ years, Tom O’Brien, President at AccuLink. He is an early adopter of technology. Let’s hear a short clip from him about how he is looking at the convergence and why :::PlayClip::: Is the digital technology in the decorating space the bridge between our two worlds?

Terry: We also had a great discussion during our interviews, 2 Regular Guys and a Girl Who Prints with Ford Bowers, President & CEO at SGIA. Let’s hear a small portion of that :::Play Clip::: What are some other areas of collaboration that people would be missing out on if they don’t attend PrintingUnited?

Aaron: PrintingUnited is coming up October 23-25, 2019 in Dallas Texas. What are you most excited about over that 3 days awesomeness?

Terry: Deborah, where can our listeners find out more about you, and your podcast? What’s the latest news in your world?

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