Canon Make It 2023 event overview



At MAKE IT Future-Proof 2023, we welcomed our customers, partners, and other industry experts, who all contributed to a successful event.

Check out the highlights of MAKE IT Future-Proof 2023, including interesting insights from our attendees.

Future-Proofing Business Through Sustainability

MAKE IT Future-Proof 2023 focused largely on future-proofing through sustainability. We believe that sustainable business and commercial success are complementary, not mutually exclusive.

At the event we shared trends and new growth opportunities across the Canon Production Print portfolio through networking, keynotes, roundtable discussions and technology demos, and ensured that our guests came away with a better idea of how embracing sustainability can stimulate business growth.

Event Highlights

See how the atmosphere of collaboration and community at the event was driven by exciting demonstrations of new technology and impactful networking opportunities, underpinned by a focus on sustainability.

  • Sustainability

    Our keynote speaker, industry analyst Steve Lister, presented on how profit and sustainability can fit together to deliver enhanced competitiveness. He took those gathered at Poing through a seven-step plan to make businesses of any size sustainably future-proof.

  • Technology and Solutions

    Attendees came face to face with the latest Canon print technology, including live demos of the new ProStream, an introduction to the Colorado M-series, and a close-up look at the new V Series.

  • Print Applications

    Those at MAKE IT Future-Proof 2023 got hands on with the latest print applications to find new areas of growth for their businesses.

  • Networking

    MAKE IT Future-Proof brought together the people creating the future of the print industry under one roof, with structured sessions that forged lasting connections and shared new ideas.

Daily Highlights

Wednesday 18th October

As sustainability continues to shape the print industry’s agenda, MAKE IT Future-Proof showed how new technology is helping print businesses lessen their impact on the planet.


Seven Phases of Sustainability Strategy: Steve Lister

From design to end of life, considering sustainability at every stage of every product’s lifecycle is critical when building a more sustainable business. In this talk, Steve Lister walks through each step and highlights where businesses should focus their efforts for the best results.

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Daily Highlights

Thursday 19th October

Find out about the latest Canon Print Technology, Solutions and Applications - and how we can help you make your business, future-proof.


ProStream 3000 Series Demonstration

The art of going beyond: Verena Hahn, product manager at Canon EMEA, gives an insight into the ProStream 3000 Series high-performance web-fed inkjet press – including its dynamic format length handling.

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varioPRINT 140 Series Demonstration

Duygu Sanaç Keçeci, a Canon EMEA marketing manager, explores the advanced technologies that enable the varioPRINT 140 Series press to produce extraordinary quality prints with less impact on the environment.


V-series Portfolio Overview

Watch as Sara Milani, one of our senior product marketing specialists, showcases the imagePRESS V1350, imagePRESS V1000 and imagePRESS V900, highlighting their media versatility and impressive finishing options.

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Canon Print Media and Services Overview

Canon EMEA Product manager Janine Naujok talks to Maurice Pardoel, director of product line management and operations, about our wide range of print media and services, and why it’s not only print media customers buy – but our expert advice too.


Colorado M-series Applications

Nuray Işık Kapucu explains how a modular design and a revolutionary UVgel white ink can help print businesses offer new applications and breathtaking finishing options.

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Photos From MAKE IT Future-Proof 2023

View shots from the ground at the event as our customers, partners and other industry experts shared the experience and got hands on with the latest print technology.

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