Why Attend
Connect 2016 was the largest conference ever and Connect 2017 will be even bigger and better with more classroom space, educational breakout sessions, industry-relevant keynote speakers, and networking opportunities. Take advantage of the personal aspects of this industry-leading user conference and learn from each other — as you blaze the trail for your business success in 2017!

Connect 2017, January 17-20, at the Wynn Las Vegas is THE place to network with EFI experts, peers, and industry experts, all of whom are vested in helping your company succeed.

It features four days of networking opportunities and educational sessions, including:

  • Unprecedented access to EFI experts including executives, senior management, product management, professional services and support.
  • Breakout sessions and tools to help you get the most out of your EFI products.
  • Featured tracks for all print organizations from franchise to Enterprise including packaging, commercial, publication and in-plant printers.
  • New sessions/tracks in 2017: Corrugated Packaging, Business Builder and Suite sessions for specific segments and growth opportunities.
  • Networking opportunities with professionals and influencers to grow in digital print applications including soft signage, superwide format and more.
  • More customer panels and success stories for peer discussions.
  • Hands-on reporting and 'how to' sessions to maximize your EFI investment.
  • Tips and tools to integrate a streamlined automated workflow to increase your productivity and profits.
  • Networking opportunities with professionals and influencers to grow in digital print applications including soft signage, superwide format, corrugated and more.
  • New technology, product advances and future roadmaps for EFI products and services.
And as you’ve come to expect, you’ll receive overall business management and technical education on EFI’s Productivity Software, ERP/MIS, Web-to-Print, Cross Media, Suite Solutions, Fiery®, Jetrion®, and Inkjet solutions. There has never been a better time to train your employees and discover the latest technological breakthroughs than at Connect 2017.

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Value of Connect


The market is changing at such a rapid pace that you need to know what’s next for the digital printing industry. Connect provides you the information you need.

Keynotes & General Session

Hear from industry experts and your peers on what it takes to be successful in today’s economy. Learn industry best practices.


Arm you with the tools you need to succeed!

With over 200 sessions for beginner, intermediate, and advanced users, Connect will bring together a caucus of experts to help you find answers to grow your business. Sessions will cover EFI MIS/ERP, Web-to-Print, Fiery, Jetrion, and Inkjet Solutions.

Want to learn more about the ROI of Connect? View our informative Connect 2016 ROI webinar recording. Where we will explore the value offered by this year's conference, including a quick review of the many learning and networking opportunities offered.

Networking Opportunities

Welcome Reception

Tuesday, January 17

Kick off Connect and network with your peers at the opening reception directly following the opening general session in the solutions center. Sample gourmet food and cocktails and preview the latest EFI technology advances.

Sponsor Appreciation Reception

Wednesday, January 18

Take time to see the latest products our Connect sponsors are showcasing. Enjoy delicious food and cocktails and network with your peers. Get your Sponsor Appreciation Sweepstakes card stamped for a chance to win a great prize.

Connect Closing Reception

Friday, January 20

After a full schedule of networking and learning, join this informal reception where you can relax and unwind with your colleagues.

Who Should Attend

Connect attracts EFI users, partners, and sponsors from around the world and from all levels of the company. Whether executive management or a technical user, there is something valuable for everyone. You should attend if you are involved in the planning and execution of financial decisions, marketing and sales, or day-to-day operations and production.

Previous attendees have included executive management in operations, sales and marketing, to technical and operations staff in charge of MIS/ERP software, production managers using Fiery Driven digital printers, label, wide- and superwide format printers.

Connect delivers the tools your company requires to increase your efficiency, productivity, and profitability of the systems you own and to stay competitive and successful year over year.

Why Attend Connect

Customer Quotes

Without a doubt there are specific successes in our business we can attribute to the benefits of attending Connect. The sessions, the people and the technology we get access to is tantamount to the future of our business."
Jim Rosenthal, Vice President
Paradigm Color Graphics
I have been using PrintSmith Vision for almost 20 years. It amazes me what I learn at Connect that I didn't already know. Connect 2016 didn't disappoint and I have already registered for Connect 2017.
Randy Herron, Owner
Herron Printing & Graphics
Having the opportunity to share best practices with other companies is a big reason I go to EFI Connect. Having the system experts all in one place for training and technical questions makes this a one-stop shop for anyone that uses the software on a daily basis.”
Steve McBride, Customer Service Rep./Manager of Information Services
KDV Label Co., Inc.
EFI Connect offers unique and valuable opportunities… you gain outlook and insight from some of the industry’s leading executives, you have an opportunity to learn from other owners and operators, and you have access to EFI’s behind-the-scenes staff. Workshops and open discussion time offer an invaluable resource, giving the attendee great information and input on the ongoing development decisions. I’ve always come away with my questions answered, and learned new ways to make our business succeed with EFI.”
Scott Perry, Digital StoreFront Manager, Web and IT Administrator
Pegasus Interprint
EFI’s Connect is a great event with plenty of useful seminars and workshops, and it’s rich with opportunities to interact with collagues and get questions answered. It was very professionally organized, and I am looking forward to return next year.”
Carsten Gaarde, Print Shop Manager
Jyske Bank
Many of the tips and tricks I learned at Connect were things that make me more productive. I learned how to save time by automating production on repetitive booklet types, for example, by dropping files to Fiery Hot Folders containing print settings, including Fiery Impose templates.”
Condy Ley, Production Specialist
Allied Reliability Group
Connect continues to be a great venue to meet many needs of the users — from hands-on software use, to consulting resources, and of course user-to-user exchange of ideas.”
Ann Meredith, Systems Analyst
SPR Packaging