The ACCC probe into the influence of Google and Facebook - part of the deal agreed with minority NXT members to get media law reform through parliament - is one of several Australian moves adding pressure on the duopoly.
New Zealand SWUG has scored a new gold sponsor for its 11th annual conference, being held at the West Plaza Hotel in Wellington.
Böttcher Australia has joined a list which also includes Goss International, DIC New Zealand, Oceanic Paper, Norske Skog Tasman, Fujifilm NZ and Spicers Paper. Chairman Dan Blackbourn says the early commitment ensured companies would have a presentation slot at the conference with these filling up fast” and a deadline of this week set.
The ‘Back to basics’ theme of the event aims to focus on improving ‘what we do best… print’.
Host site is the Fairfax site located in Petone, Lower Hutt. The conference programme covers a range of topics including health and safety issues, business and print industry trends, a report on press upgrades and a ‘what’s new’ update from suppliers.
Highlight will be the annual awards for printing excellence.
More information on the updated SWUG NZ website at www.swug.co.nz or contact email@example.com