PromoStandards Announces Technology Summit and Hack-a-Thon

PromoStandards, the organization making the promotional products and print industries more efficient through trading partner integration, is hosting a new technology event.

The inaugural PromoStandards Technology Summit and Hack-a-Thon is being billed as "the technologist event of the year.” It features industry-specific and application-specific topics for promo and print technology and appeals to those interested in ecommerce, order management, ERP, systems integration technology solutions.

The event is October 2-5 in Tampa, Fla., and PromoStandards expects more than 150 people there. Registration opens in early April and more details are to be announced then.

PromoStandards says seats will be limited.

Among industry technology leaders expected to attend are Essent President & CEO and PromoStandards Chair Eric Alessi, HIT Promotional Products President Eric Schonebarger, Facilis Group President Ashley McCune, SanMar Chief Information Officer Mike Knapick, commonsku CEO Catherine Graham, Staples Promotional Products Director of Applications & eCommerce Dan Kroymann, HALO Branded Solutions VP of Enterprise and Solution Architecture Irwin Goldstein, SwagRabbit Operations and Technology Executive Jose Bernal, Koozie Group Senior Vice President of Technology Philip Gergen, Geiger Vice President of Information Technology Shawn White, ePromos Senior Vice President of Technology Steven Stanley, and alphabroder Chief Information Officer Marc Sule.

PromoStandards is a group of distributors, suppliers, and service providers dedicated to improving supply chain efficiency in the promotional products industry. The group, including Essent, a Founding Member, defines and writes integration standards that allow distributors and suppliers to integrate for more efficient transactions and a more efficient supply chain.