Tonight, this year’s People in Print Awards and Rising Stars of Print Awards will take place at Sorrento in the Park in Auckland.

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A 4.30pm start will give guests a chance to .

New Zealand Printer and Print NZ have again partnered to give industry professionals a chance to celebrate our printing industry talent at the event.

This year, Durst Oceania returns as Platinum Sponsor for 2023. For the past three years, Durst has also been the Platinum Sponsor of the prestigious ProPrint Awards, which New Zealand Printer’s sister publication ProPrint organises in Australia.

Brian Moore, publisher at New Zealand Printer, says, “We are grateful to again welcome Durst as Platinum Sponsor for the Awards. The other confirmed sponsors are Computaleta, Cyber, Konica Minolta, Wholesale Print and Currie Group is helping to sponsor drinks. Their support for this event shows their strong commitment to the industry.”

Matt Ashman, managing director of Durst Oceania, comments, “Durst is very happy to return as the Platinum Sponsor of the People In Print Awards and support the New Zealand printing community.

“Durst has seen massive growth in the New Zealand market over the last 12 months. The Durst footprint is growing month on month in both the large format and labels hardware markets as well as in the software category.”

An opportunity to network

As in previous years, guests at the awards can look forward to a smart casual, stand-up affair with delicious finger food and drinks. The evening provides an ideal opportunity to network with and celebrate the people in our industry. Ruth Cobb, chief executive at PrintNZ, says, “We are pleased to support the People In Print Awards and Rising Star Awards. Recognising members of our industry who have made an extraordinary contribution during the year gives us a chance to appreciate those who go above and beyond. We look forward to celebrating their achievements as we take the time to acknowledge them.”

Lawrence Evans, managing director of Wholesale Print, says, “What a timely reminder that people still make the industry exciting, vibrant and motivational.

“Print has shifted with astonishing speed toward a hi-tech manufacturing industry, so it feels right that we acknowledge the visionaries, the determined, and the straight up survivors that populate our market. It has not been easy for anyone, which may be why I get the feeling that there is a high level of mutual respect for competitors, suppliers and of course the faithful end customers to us all. I hope to see you at the People in Print Awards for 2024.”

Chris O’Hara, national production print manager for Konica Minolta Business Solutions New Zealand, says, “Konica Minolta is privileged to stand as a steadfast sponsor of the People in Print Awards. At Konica Minolta, we recognise the importance of celebrating the remarkable individuals who define and enrich the print industry. Their unwavering dedication and ingenuity serve as the cornerstone of our collective success.

“We look forward to uniting with fellow professionals at People in Print Awards, to honour the exceptional talents and contributions that continue to elevate the print industry in New Zealand.”

Arlette Farland, director at Computaleta, adds, ” We are thrilled to be part of an event that celebrates the incredible talent and innovation within the printing industry. This event not only recognises the achievements of individuals who have made extraordinary contributions but also provides a valuable opportunity for networking and collaboration. 

“As Gold Sponsor we are committed to fostering growth and excellence within the New Zealand printing community. We look forward to an inspiring evening of recognition and celebration on April 11 at Sorrento in the Park.”

What: People In Print and Rising Stars of Print Awards
When: April 11, from 4.30pm
Where: Sorrento in the Park, One Tree Hill, Auckland
Register: Click here to attend

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