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 The Trinet "People Force" Celebration held on September 14, 2023 at The Players Club, Gramercy Park South, New York City.  Gimbel & Associates President, Roger P. Gimel, EDP and Gail Gimbel Executive Director were hosted by Mark Steiger, CEO and Susan Winters, CSO of Workforce Management Agency (center picture).  The evening provided a great networking opportunity with a large group of thought leaders representing business, sports, culture and entertainment.


Gimbel & Associates is a Platinum Partner of Xplor and a Diamond Sponsor of the Xplor 2023 CCM Summit. Randall Swope, Senior Consultant and Gail Gimbel, Executive Director will be hosting the Gimbel & Associates Booth #10 – Come see us!
Gimbel & Associates is participating in the following activities at the CCM Summit:

Tuesday, November 14, 2023

Roger Gimbel

Opening Keynote Fireside Chat with Roger P. Gimbel, EDP

9:20-10am Grand Ballroom D/E

Roger Gimbel says he's not anyone, but Xplorers know otherwise!  He comes from a rich family background in printing, has traveled the world working with the International Printers Network, and continues to find ways to give back. 

Roger Gimbel is leading a round table discussion, "Birds of a Feather, " on Building an RFP that gets you what you want.

Birds of a Feather Business Track Round Table Discussions with Roger P. Gimbel & Randy Hardy

2:30-3:15pm Grand Ballroom

Topics:  "Building an RFP that Gets What You Want" and "Making the Case to Management - New Hardware"

Implementing Cloud Solutions with Roger P. Gimbel & David Hunter of ChromaChecker

3:30-4:15pm Salon 19, Level 2

Topics:  "The Complexities of Implementing a Cloud Solution"

Wednesday November 15, 2023

Birds of a Feather Technical Round Table with Roger P. Gimbel and David Hunter

1:30-2:15pm Grand Ballroom

Topics: "Color Management"

Roger Gimbel will be presenting ABC's of CXM ; Essential Knowledge to guide your RFPs.

4:30-5:15pm Grand Ballroom

Buying the right CXM product is an essential element to ensure you meet your customer experience goals.  Join us for this panel of CXM Subject Matter Experts as we dive into what products in this space do and how to leverage them to create the best communication plan for your business.  It's a little bit technical and a little bit marketing, with a smattering of business - this panel will give you actionable information for when you return to the office!  Bring your questions! 

For more information, visit Xplor 2023 CCM Summit.

If you missed it... this Gimbel & Associates Webinar will be presented once more through NPSOA on August 8, 2023 at 2:00pm

This webinar met with such success it is being repeated for those who missed it through the National Print and Sign Association.  For those who missed it or who would like to reengage you can sign up @

Print Manufacturing Means Meeting Customer Expectations, Are You?

Customers and print operators all have different opinions on print quality. How can you ensure that you are meeting acceptable print quality expectations to drive the marketing goals of your customer? In this session we will explore the dynamics of managing print quality in a print manufacturing environment and how to ensure compatibility across multiple print engines. Starting from the proper selection of the print engine mix to managing print quality within each job. We will highlight how ChromaChecker, a color management software, can maximize print quality management.

Randall SwopeRandy Swope brings a wealth of talent to bear by managing client consulting projects; developing strategy; providing organizational and business analysis; and conducting sales training and seminars for customers.

G&A is a proud Platinum and Diamond Sponsor of the 2023 Xplor CCM Summit being held from November 14-16, 2023 in Orlando, FL.

Gimbel & Associates Renews Platinum Association Partnership


Includes Prominent Recognition as a Diamond Conference Sponsor

Xplor International, the worldwide electronic document systems association, has announced that longtime member and supporter Gimbel & Associates has once again renewed their Platinum Association Partnership and Diamond Conference Sponsorship.

Gimbel & Associates works with domestic and international clients to help them achieve their business goals by leveraging the power of print and digital technologies. The company offers customized professional solutions on sales, marketing, and workflow strategies to organizations that produce print and digital applications for their customers.

Additionally, as part of their partnership, Gimbel & Associates will play a prominent role in this fall’s annual Xplor conference as a Diamond Conference Sponsor.

The Xplor Association Partnership program, launched in 2006 as our Elite Sponsorship program, supports year-round educational programming to Xplor members and the industry as a whole. In addition, the program provides funding for the Xplor Member Scholarship program launched in 2010, providing university scholarships for Xplor members and their immediate family members.

“Once again, we saw value from last year’s sponsorship and we were able to introduce our clients and partners to the Xplor Community. A real face-to-face conference creating the ability for interaction is the key to success!”, says Roger P. Gimbel, EDP, President of Gimbel & Associates.

“Gimbel & Associates continues their support of Xplor through their partnership with the association, including sponsoring both the annual conference and scholarship opportunities,” says Skip Henk, Xplor’s President and CEO. “We look forward to continuing the partnership and growing the association, as well as the industry.”



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Gimbel & Associates hosts annual dinner meeting in Delray Beach, Florida on Wednesday, February 22, 2023. 

The meeting consisted of some of the Gimbel & Associates hosted attendees from the Xplor22 Conference in Tampa in September 2022.  We look forward to having the  group back as Gimbel & Associates guests at the Xplor23 Conference this coming November 14-16, 2023 in Orlando, Florida.  



IPN Seattle 2022 Group Picturebeing honored as it was their 50th and 70th IPN meeting that they were present.He showed us the latest developments on cloud based printing in the US and how that might even be a chance for the IPN given the global implications and opportunities arisingIPN Seattle 2022 David Hunter

     The IPN Global Team Visits the Seattle Museum of Flight         Willem Juebels Honors Roger Gimbel              Roger Gimbel Presenting                                       David Hunter, ChromaChecker


ipn_global  International Printer's Network Meets in Seattle for Fall meeting, November 12-15, 2022

Roger P. Gimbel, EDP was honored at the Seattle Fall meeting of the IPN Global network of world wide printers for his attendance in 70 meetings.  He is a previous IPN Chairman of the Board and is currently serving on the Board of Directors. This was the 100th meeting of the IPN Board of Directors, members and guests.   At the meeting Roger presented the latest developments on cloud based printing in the US and how that might have global implications for new opportunities for all printers world wide.  Roger also sponsored David Hunter who spoke to the group about his print color management system and the importance in plays in branding (such as G7 certification) through consistent color applications across a wide spectrum of equipment.

Gimbel & Associates is a proud member of the IPN Global network since it's inception.  Because he stays abreast of all the latest developments through research  as well as hands on experience with his partners, Roger Gimbel  and his Sr. Consultant staff is able to draw a clear picture of the major trends in the US printing industry.  Combined with their presentations, the IPN members present at the meeting held lively discussions about possible global business opportunities.


Roger Gimbel Is Invited to Lecture RIT Students about Print Consulting in Rochester, NY

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Oct. 3, 2022 - This short clip from Roger's lecture features advice and information on what it takes to do a business assessment and how Gimbel & Associates services benefit the print industry.  


For information on Gimbel & Associates services or to invite Roger to speak at your school, contact




Roger P. Gimbel, EDP - September 14, 2022  Book Signing


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Roger P. Gimbel, EDP & President of Gimbel & Associates signed books for fans at the XPLOR 22 Conference in September.  All sales proceeds go directly to the Herman L. and Audrey M. Gimbel Scholarship offered through

Additional books are available on by clicking on the picture.

Roger Gimbel’s Popular Print Industry Paperback Now an E-Book

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I’m Not Anyone” by Roger Gimbel is filled with interesting anecdotes and stories covering the author’s 50+ year career in the printing industry. The book is now available on Amazon in either paperback or eBook format.

“We’ve had great feedback from the paperback edition,” said Gimbel. “People seem to enjoy the stories about the print business and my observations about industry trends and developments. I am grateful to all the book buyers who have supported the Herman L. and Audrey M. Gimbel Memorial Scholarship. Now we’re adding the eBook.”

Mr. Gimbel donates the book sale proceeds to the scholarship administered by the Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation. His contributions impact the lives of college students focused on the graphic arts industry by supporting their education. The new low-cost electronic format will help distribute the book among college students who often have limited financial resources.

Roger Gimbel started his business career working in his father’s print shop. Gimbel relates the events that steered his life, and sometimes changed his trajectory in “I’m Not Anyone”, interspersed with a narration of developments in digital printing.

As reviewer Lance Drucker writes, “Roger Gimbel could be the most interesting man I know. I didn’t realize this until I read his book, “I’m Not Anyone”. I knew Roger to be a successful business owner in the printing world. I had no idea of his wild side. Motorcycles, drugs, clothes, clubs, yachts, and Forrest Gump-like experiences with some of the most iconic people in recent history.”

Buy “I’m Not Anyone” now at Amazon in either paperback or eBook form.


Hire a Consultant

The best Consultants have lived most situations many times and usually know several ways to achieve the end state you desire. Before you select someone, there are many questions/discussions to have internally, so you’ll be prepared to then have that external discussion. This XPLOR webinar originally delivered by Randy Swope, Sr. Consultant at Gimbel & Associates, will go over when it makes sense to hire a consultant and what to look for in selecting one, so you can get the most out of your engagement.  To watch the webinar click on this link:

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Navigating Your Inkjet Journey

If you missed it - here's the instant replay

Navigating Your Inkjet Journey can be a daunting experience. This session is meant for companies that are considering transitioning from offset or digital printers to inkjet print solutions or those who have already made the transition and are struggling to maximize their investment. We will discuss the key market forces that are driving the growth of inkjet as well as the key considerations you when making your decision and preparing for success.

The business case for inkjet needs to take into consideration not only equipment alternatives but also identifying what changes you need to make in your operations, workflow, and customer engagement. Preparing for the inkjet journey requires not only understanding technology but also understanding market forces and ensuring that you are positioning yourself for driving the business not letting the business drive you.

Randall Swope

About the Presenter:

Randall draws on more than 30 years of international sales and marketing experience including living in multiple overseas assignments and regional management for Developing Markets. He brings a wealth of talent to bear by managing client consulting projects; developing strategy; providing organizational and business analysis; and conducting sales training and seminars for customers.




IPN Board Meeting, May 2, 2022 - Deerfield Beach, FL


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IPN Board Members met for their annual meeting this year in Deerfield Beach, FL.  The IPN is a peer-2-peer network of entrepreneurs. Membership is vested in C-level executives, often the owners themselves, who then regularly attend IPN meetings to exchange knowledge, experience and innovations and to develop mutual business. All this is done based on relationships that are built over multiple IPN events. International Printer's Network Board Members enjoying a full day cruise on The Hattrick Yacht, Hosted by Roger P. Gimbel, EDP, President of Gimbel & Associates and IPN board member.