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A checklist of reminders and tips for FORUM 2020 attendees.

Absorbing all the material being discussed at FORUM 2020 and learning as much as possible requires focus. Use this list of resources to take care of all the planning and preparation needed, so your experience can be as educational as possible.

Make a hotel reservation in FTA’s room block immediately

Stay at the Hyatt Regency Columbus (where FORUM 2020’s technical sessions take place), Hilton Columbus Downtown or Drury Inn & Suites Columbus and receive a special nightly rate—But don’t wait, because rooms book up fast.

Deadline: March 25

Preview the sessions

FORUM 2020’s nine technical sessions feature a mix of presentations and panel discussions centered around color, brands and technology. Learn more about the sessions and who will be speaking in each one.


Every FORUM attendee receives complimentary access to INFOFLEX 2020. See hundreds of the most innovative new technologies shaping the industry’s future, speak to the companies behind them and learn how they can be integrated into your business.

Download the event app

The event app is a vital part of FORUM 2020’s technical sessions—attendees use it to participate in live polls, ask speakers their questions and provide feedback. It’s also got session details, the full event schedule and everything else you need to stay in the know, on the go. Available for iOS and Android devices.

Come to the Monday Evening Social

After attending technical sessions and walking the show floor at INFOFLEX 2020, the Monday Evening Social is a chance to relax, talk about the what was discussed and displayed, and enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres and live entertainment.

Play in the Emerging Leaders Golf Outing

Come to Columbus a day early and be part of a foursome in the Emerging Leaders Golf Outing, where flexographers new and veteran get together to bridge the generational gap over 18 holes and a post-tournament reception.

Stay informed with FORUM 2020 news

Find press releases announcing new event details and highlights of each technical session.

Attend the Phoenix Challenge College Competition

Watch teams of college students present their semesters-long projects to a group of judges at the Phoenix Challenge College Competition. The winning team will be announced at Sunday night’s Awards Banquet and will present their project during “FQC: Exploring Technology & Defining Value in Packaging” Monday morning.

Plan your travel to Columbus

Book a flight, reserve a rental car and download apps for ride-sharing platforms in town.

Experience the city of Columbus

Columbus has a mix of restaurants, attractions and landmarks worth exploring. Make time to find out why it’s called “The Discovery City.”