Year after year, PIFE Conference attendees benefit from the exceptional opportunities afforded to them. They find new ways to save money, explore potential investments to grow their business, and gain insight into the current marketplace. This year’s conference features expert keynotes and sessions providing critical intelligence and giving your company a competitive edge.


After spending 25 years as an executive for suppliers in the graphic communications industry, for the last eight years, keynote Paul Reilly, has been providing investment banking and financial advisory services for privately held and family-owned businesses. His services include merger advisory services through the representation of selling shareholders as well as buy-side representation, valuation services, financing and refinancing efforts, turnaround and restructuring services, and temporary/interim management consulting.

Ray Borchardt is a Senior Consultant for Carlson Advisors, LLP, where he focuses on a variety of projects, including workflow analysis and systems implementation to operational effectiveness. He has been a leading expert in the graphic arts industry for over 30 years and has worked with firms large and small across the country. He speaks locally and nationally on related topics such as workflow, budgeted hourly rates, fulfillment, financial reporting, operational consulting, and various other management engagements.

Audience and Topics

It can be easy to plunge into financial pitfalls without the help of other professionals in your field. Through PIFE’s excellent networking opportunities, you do not have to traverse the financial landscape alone. PIFE Annual Conference attendees share a common goal—to pull each other over the hurdles and prosper as an industry.

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