PrintCity Alliance Appoints New Director of Fairs and Events

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Ilka Grabener is joining the PrintCity Alliance as its new Director of Fairs and Events from January 2010.

Ilka Grabener is qualified with both a Diploma in Economics (Diplom Oekonom) and Master of Organisational Psychology, plus she has significant experience in the printing & packaging industry.

Ilka previously worked for M-real Graphic Papers as Marketing Director, responsible for West and South Europe. In that function she organised and operated various fairs, events and workshops within the graphics industry. Additionally Ilka gained significant experience in environmental & sustainability issues, when implementing the environmental strategy of the Metsäliitto Group.

After 11 years in the paper industry including education in Finnish paper mills, she is now happy to connect her competence with other companies in the graphic industry through the PrintCity Alliance.

Rainer Kuhn, PrintCity Managing Director welcomed Ilka Grabener by saying, “With her broad range of experience she will very much strengthen our team and help to develop our fair & seminar approach and the whole Alliance. Exhibitions & events are central to all our alliance activities, bringing the shared knowledge of our members to printing, packaging & publishing industry specialists worldwide”.

About PrintCity GmbH + Co. KG:

PrintCity is recognized as the 'connection of competence' strategic alliance across the entire printing, packaging & publishing value chain, promoting the value of print & packaging.

We deliver value to the customers by leading global knowledge sharing and networking together. We deliver knowledge through seminars, trade fairs, project studies, publications and electronic platforms.

We want to maximise synergies to grow business effectively and be cost efficient.

More information on PrintCity Alliance projects, events and seminars can be found at .

Contact David Stamp at PrintCity E: or T: + 44 15242 76425 or M: + 49 172 1010 929 if you have questions about the PrintCity Alliance and its members.

Company: PrintCity GmbH + Co. KG
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Contact person:

David Stamp
Position: Director Marketing & Communications
Contact phone: + 44 15242 76425
Contact e-mail: david.stamp[at]


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