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Inkjet Conference 2023

May 18-19, 2023

The Florida Hotel & Conference

Orlando, Florida


Conference Focus

The IMI Inkjet Conference 2023, the inkjet industry’s annual flagship strategic conference, will be May 18-19, 2023 at The Florida Hotel & Conference Center in Orlando, Florida. Trusted as a primary source of high value information by senior executives and commercial managers for 30+ years; the program addresses the most recent innovations, trends, and issues critical to continued adoption, growth, and expansion of inkjet printing applications and markets. 


Inkjet’s rapid pace of technology developments, applications expansion, and increasing market potential - it is now more important than ever for you to keep up to date thus enabling maximization of your participation, success, and profitability in the inkjet industry.


This two-day event includes the following elements:

  • Updates & views from industry pacesetters

  • Societal, consumer & industry trends shaping inkjet industry

  • Market & opportunity perspectives from industry experts

  • Perspectives from key end users

  • New technology needs & introductions from inkjet innovators

  • Networking lunches, breaks & reception

  • Complimentary display space

  • Suppliers Forum presentation opportunity

  • Sponsorship opportunities


Inkjet Conference 2023

May 18-19, 2023

The Florida Hotel & Conference 

Orlando, Florida

Tentative Topic Coverage and Schedule

Thursday, May 18, 2023

8:00 a.m.                                          Conference Registration

9:00 a.m.                                                  Opening Session

The Inkjet Industry Going Forward


Welcome & introductions

Alvin G. Keene, President, IMI, Carrabassett Valley, Maine

Inkjet printing industry structure and dynamics

  • Inkjet’s marketplace status & penetration

  • Market size & structure

  • Technology & product trends

  • Expanding applications development needs & trends

  • Inkjet’s future in production/manufacturing environments

12:00 p.m.                                          Networking luncheon

1:30 p.m.                                                  Session 2

Trends & Initiatives driving inkjet innovations

  • Digital Commerce

  • Product personalization & mass customization

  • Reshoring & love for local

  • Sustainability: Balance between environment, equity, & economy

    • Bio-based & renewable materials

    • Energy conservation & efficiency

    • Environmental impact

    • Resource conservation & recycling

  • Technology challenges, hurdles, & breakthroughs

Suppliers Forum: 5-Minute presentations related to technology, capabilities, services, new product introductions, etc. For additional information or to sign up, contact Al Keene or check off box on registration form.

6:00 p.m.                                   Networking reception in display area

Friday, May 19, 2023

8:30 a.m.                                                  Session 3

Technology developments & innovations facilitating inkjet growth

  • Printhead developments to improve quality & operational efficiency

  • Improvements in design & integration tools

  • Evaluation, testing, & monitoring systems to improve performance

  • Efforts to lower cost of ownership

  • Print & deposition quality improvements

  • Subsystem & housekeeping advancements

  • Materials developments to expand applications

  • Opportunities for future technology developments

12:00 p.m.                                          Networking luncheon

1:00 p.m.                                                    Session 4

Inkjet technology innovations in successful applications

  • 3D printing & additive manufacturing

  • Manufacturing processes

  • Materials deposition

  • Medical, biomedical, & dispensing

  • Packaging

  • Printed electronics & displays

  • Product decoration

  • Smart factories & Industry 4.0

  • Textile dyeing, printing, & decoration

  • & the list goes on!

4:30 p.m.

 Conference Adjournment

Conference Sponsorship

IMI is excited to provide The Inkjet Universe sponsorship opportunity to expand the number of industry suppliers able to digitally position themselves “front and center” before a key group of inkjet business leaders including executives, product developers, technologists, major users, etc. - PLUS distributing their message to IMI’s global database of nearly 20,000 relevant contacts. Sponsors will receive ongoing recognition, exposure, and publicity for an entire year via multiple channels!

Our goal is to develop an “inkjet community” focused on generating excitement about rapidly expanding inkjet technology developments, markets, applications, and opportunities - thus benefiting all Inkjet industry participants and end users.

Our goal is to develop a “community” focused on the conference program and the Sponsors to generate excitement about inkjet technology, market, and application developments - benefiting all industry participants and end users.


For additional information on sponsorship opportunities, click here OR contact Al Keene

Sponsors of theinkjetuniverse

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Speaking Opportunities

If you have a potential topic for presentation at this or another IMI conference, please submit your proposed presentation topic and a brief outline to Al Keene at IMI ( for review.


IMI is always looking for potential speakers for upcoming conference programs and will be pleased to discuss your ideas for potential presentation topics.

Free Displays & Suppliers Forum

Printer, materials, and other product demonstrations/displays by both conference speakers and registrants are encouraged.  IMI will cooperate with all interested parties to provide appropriate space so products can be displayed and demonstrated during the conference breaks & receptions.  There is no charge in addition to the conference registration fee to have a display table and/or give a 5-minute Suppliers Forum presentation.  Interested companies should contact IMI President Al Keene to ensure that proper arrangements are made for product displays and demonstrations.


You can also reserve your display space and Suppliers’ Forum presentation slot by registering online and checking off the appropriate boxes indicating your participation.

Conference Hotel

Conference Hotel Information

IMI’s Inkjet Conference 2023 is being held at The Florida Hotel & Conference Center in Orlando, Florida – A Trip Advisor Award of Excellence winner & currently rated #3 Trip Advisor traveller ranked hotel in Orlando.


Hotel reservations are the responsibility of each meeting registrant. Early booking is advised as the special meeting rate of $139 (Daily service fee included in this rate) for single or double occupancy is guaranteed only until April 24, 2023.  After that date, the group meeting rate will be on a space available basis.


To make online hotel reservations – Go to The Florida Hotel Orlando ( and complete the online form. Please contact us for assistance if you have any problems making your hotel reservations.

Phone reservations can be made by calling The Florida Hotel & Conference Center Reservations at +1-800-588-4656 or +1-407-859-1500. You must identify yourself as attendees of “IMI Inkjet Printing Programs” to obtain the $139 group rate which will assure that you receive the conference rate and that the daily service fee is included in your conference rate. You may also contact Hotel Reservations via email at


Orlando International Airport

Orlando is serviced by Orlando International Airport (MCO) which is approximately 7 miles from The Florida Hotel & Conference Center.  Orlando International Airport is served by approximately 50 domestic and international airlines with convenient and economical service from destinations around the U.S. and the world.


Taxis and shuttle/limousine services are available at Orlando International Airport and are located in or outside the baggage claim area. Uber and Lyft fares from Orlando International Airport to the Florida Hotel and Conference Center are estimated at $20 - $30. Additional information on transportation options can be found at

The Florida Hotel & Conference Center


Located only seven miles from Orlando International Airport, The Florida Hotel & Conference Center has over 500 guestrooms, each equipped with many amenities including coffee maker, refrigerator, microwave, 42 inch flat panel LCD TV, and in room electronic safe.

The Florida Hotel & Conference Center is conveniently connected to The Florida Mall, Orlando’s largest retail shopping venue with over 250 leading retail stores such as Abercrombie & Fitch, Apple, American Eagle Outfitters, Armani Exchange, Build-A-Bear, Dillards, Garra Spa, Macy’s, Mango, Perry Ellis, Quay Australia, RIDEMAKERZ, Sephora, Tesla, United World Soccer, and Zara.

Dining options within the hotel include Chick-fil-A, Crickett’s Bar, Marcello’s Bistro, and Starbucks. The Florida Mall restaurants include Bucca di Beppo, Cantina Catrina, Hocca Bar, and Sushi Yummy; plus an extensive food court. Restaurants in close proximity to the hotel include Adega Gaucha Brazilian Steakhouse, Chili’s, El Cilantrillo Restaurant,  Garibaldi Mexican Cuisine, Gozamba Restaurant, Havana Bistro & Café, Maguro Latin Asian Cuisine, Millers Ale House, Olive Garden, Red Lobster, and many more.


The Florida Hotel & Conference Center’s business center and fitness center are open 24 hours daily. The heated outdoor pool and hot tub are open year-round.

The Florida Hotel & Conference Center is located approximately 15 miles from Disney World, 6 miles from Universal Orlando, 7 miles from SeaWorld, 7 miles from Church Street Station-Orlando, and only ½ mile from Crayola Experience! The concierge located in hotel lobby can assist in arranging golf reservations, attraction tickets and transportation reservations.


The Florida Hotel & Conference Center plus the Orlando area and State of Florida provide excellent opportunities to extend your visit into a memorable vacation experience. 

The Florida Hotel & Conference Center address is:

1500 Sand Lake Road

Orlando, FL 32809 USA

GPS Address: 8001 S. Orange Blossom Trail

Orlando, FL 32809

Phone: +1-407-859-1500

Fax: +1-407-855-9863

Web Site:


IMI sponsors conferences to assist in understanding emerging technology developments, markets and applications requirements. IMI conferences offer attendees unique opportunities for leading hardware, technology development, materials, manufacturing, software, and user companies to network and develop a more comprehensive understanding of current as well as future developments impacting successful product implementations, market entry/expansion and technology utilization. Since 1990, IMI has held over 600 programs attended by well

over 25,000 technical, marketing and management personnel from companies around the world.


IMI conference programs are designed to enable attendees to obtain the latest technical, market and application information while allowing time to network with other attendees in a time and cost-efficient manner.  Attendance at an IMI conference enables attendees to meet with an industry’s leading experts in a single location over a short period of time thus maximizing information transfer efficiency and minimizing travel and time expenses.

Details on all of IMI’s activities can be found on our web site or by contacting us:

1106 Valley Crossing
Carrabassett Valley, ME  04947
Phone: +1-207-235-2225
Fax: +1-207-560-9119
Email:     Web Site:

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