Previous Events

General Data Protection Regulations - Jason Cromack

Tuesday, 6 February, 2018 - 18:00

We will review the impact of the General Data Protection Regulation due for implementation in May 2018. To guide us we welcome Jason Cromack who has a wide experience in our sector and now as Chief Commercial Officer of Mylife Digital Ltd has a business focus on data management. Jason will outline the impact of the regulation and how although demanding attention as an organisational requirement it can also offer a real business opportunity 


Round up of 2017

Thursday, 14 December, 2017 - 18:00

Rubicon celebrates 2017 at The Manor from 6pm where we meet in the lounge bar before Robert Flather, UK Managing Director of Kolbus and Chairman of Picon as well as  President of Global Print, the international federation of printing equipment manufacturing associations, overviews the Kolbus story from 6:30. We adjourn for dinner to celebrate the year at 8pm.  This well-attended annual event is already shorting on overnight accommodation so please book as soon as possible.

Social Media Strategies

Thursday, 21 September, 2017 - 18:00

Our next Rubicon networking dinner at Stanton Manor will take place on Thursday 21 September. This time we welcome back Laura Brown and Pete James of social media strategists 'Introtweet' who will take us through the latest thinking about appropriate business strategies for optimising this fast developing global communication

Visit to Xerox's Impika Innovation Centre, Aubagne, France

Wednesday, 13 September, 2017 - 09:00 to Thursday, 14 September, 2017 - 16:00

A number of members visited Aubagne, close to Marseille visiting Impika and having a detailed overview of the Impika operation and its ink jet offering. Now under the wing of Xerox this was a fascinating visit on a number of counts. The technology being made available and the backup of Solimar Systems who offer a complementary service for workflow. Members, BMS-Bascom, TJ International, Crossprint, Denmaur, Friedheim, WLT-TAG were accompanied by Clive Fricker and Bob O'Shea. The Solimar overview is attached below.

The Rubicon Way - Cycling Inaugural Event

Saturday, 15 July, 2017 - 08:30 to Sunday, 16 July, 2017 - 10:30

Congratulations to all seven Rubicon Riders who successfully completed their challenging Tour de Cotswolds on 15 July. Please find attached some pics of the participants all deserving great respect as they completed their tour including Snowshill a 1.6 mile climb of 12+% peaking at 18%!


An Evening with Heidleberg

Tuesday, 20 June, 2017 - 16:00

Heidelberg have kindly invited members to their showroom in Brentford for a late afternoon and early evening visit to explore their latest technology with a programme that explores the further automation of Offset; the Industry 4.0 Push to Stop concept; the application and uptake of Low Energy and LED UV, the folding revolution with Shingling and the P folder and the latest on the Primefire 106 inkjet press. We will conclude by exploring the offerings of a local hostelry.

Exploring the Technology of 3D Printing

Tuesday, 23 May, 2017 - 18:00

We are delighted to welcome associate member Canon to Rubicon and to explore the technology and advances in 3D printing as it affects the printing industry.  Some of us will have seen what can be done in this remarkable technological advance when associate member Ricoh showed us their place in this market place.

Early room booking is advised to avoid disappointment.

Stanton Manor 
Stanton Saint Quintin
Near Chippenham
SN14 6DQ
tel: 01666 837552

The importance of Brand Management

Thursday, 6 April, 2017 - 18:00

We are delighted to welcome a special guest to The Rubicon Network on Thursday 6 April when we meet with Nancy Janes Global Head of Brand Innovation HP Inc. In her role Nancy covers Indigo, inkjet and wide format with a perceptive business philosophy outlined below.

Nancy Janes has been in the Graphics Industry for more than 28 Years. She champions the analogue to digital transformation of printed communications & packaging with Brands, Agencies & Publishers at a European & WW level

Members' London Dinner

Wednesday, 15 March, 2017 - 19:00

We are delighted to invite you to join us for our 2017 Rubicon London dinner on Wednesday 15 March at 7:00 for 7:30pm hosted by Denmaur Independent Papers.  Concurrent with London Book Fair our event will be ideal for book manufacturers, members in the south east and those on business in the capitol

The Naval Club
38 Hill Street
W1J 5NS     tel: 0207 493 7672

Huenkler Innovations

Monday, 20 February, 2017 (All day) to Thursday, 23 February, 2017 (All day)

Courtesy of Associate Member, Friedheim International, members should have received an invite to attend the Hunkeler Inovations show in Lucerne. Two choices of dates have been provided and we thank Friedheim for their continued help to Rubicon. Departure choices are London Heathrow or Manchester.  Out on day 1 (fairly early) and back in the pm of the following day.