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Unisource To Host 22nd Consecutive Chicago Paper Show
NORCROSS, GA (September 9, 2011) –Unisource Worldwide, Inc., one of the largest privately held companies in the United States, is hosting its annual UnisourceChicago Paper Show on Tuesday, October 4, 2011, at the historic Hilton Chicago Hotel, in downtown Chicago."Unisource is honored to host our 22nd consecutive Chicago Paper Show," said Glenn Barton, Vice President, Sales - Paper for Unisource. "This unique event sets us apart from our competitors - solidifying our commitment to the graphic artscommunity and our continued support of the U.S. paper, printing and graphic arts industry."Graph Expo 2011 is one of the premier international trade events for the graphic communications industry in United States.The conference will be held September 11 - 14, 2011, in Chicago's McCormick Place South.The Unisource Chicago Paper Show is the largest graphic design event in the country sponsored by a paper distributor. Thewell-established show - an invitation-only and exclusive event - attracts approximately 1,000 of the leading designers andcommercial printers from around the Chicago area, one of the leading graphic arts markets in the U.S. In its 22-year history,the Unisource Chicago show featured an Academy Award winning film, a working letterpress, the latest in paper makingtechnology from leading mills, and the first photographer for Rolling Stone magazine."We put together another exciting event for the design and print community, and this year we are garnering the power of social media to create buzz and drive interest for the show," said Andrew Dembitz, Director of Specification for Unisource."Using the hashtag #22unisourcepapershow - we are tweeting about the strong lineup of featured exhibits and our keynotespeaker," he said.The 2011 Unisource Chicago Paper Show includes these featured exhibits and keynote speaker:
- Trish Witkowski fromfoldfactory.comis an educator, author, speaker and award winningdesigner. She has a masters degree in printing, a deep love for the art of folding and is a champion for printcommunications.
Chicago 50 Corporate Communications Show
- Annual reports, corporate brochures and sustainability reports,representing 50 of Chicagos finest companies and institutions.
- A showcase of Chicago typographic all-stars-the best in emerging typographic design and art inChicago.
Design to Print
- A Marwen student show and exhibit featuring a series of greeting cards.Marwen provides high-quality visual arts, education, college planning and career development programs - all free of charge -to Chicago's underserved youth in grades 6-12. Unisource has been a corporate sponsor of Marwen for more than ten yearsand will support them again through this event by asking all those who attend to donate their $10 admission to this artfoundation. Over the years, Unisource has donated more than $100,000 to Marwen through the Unisource Chicago Paper Show.The show also includes environmental exhibitions by the Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC), Sustainable Forestry InitiativeInc.® (SFI), and SGS North America. Other exhibitors will include Munro Campagna Artist Representatives, foldfactory.comand Rohner Letterpress.The 2011 Unisource Chicago Paper Show is supported by the some of the world's leading paper mills including: CTI Paper USA, Domtar Corporation, Finch Paper, French Paper, grupo Portucel Soporcel, MeadWestvaco, Mohawk Fine Papers,Neenah Paper, NewPage, Reich Paper, Sappi Fine Paper, Yupo and our newest mills - . Xtreme Coated Cover and