isla partners with sustainable print specialists Print Hub

The new partnership will support all isla members and the Print Working Group to make better choices for their print projects and the planet.

isla is excited to announce a partnership with Print Hub to support their action-driven network with their sustainable print solutions and signage requirements. As a dedicated print consultancy service, they take the hassle out of the print process, ensuring print buyers and suppliers can make the best choices in the most efficient and considered way. 

Laura Fell, isla Print Working Group Lead and Head of Graphic Production at GPJ said “We are really proud about this partnership with Print Hub. Their values and isla’s are aligned in that we want to change the way the printing industry looks at large format print.”

Print Hub Global are a blend of print experts and industry professionals – across retail, live events and experiences, and print production that has been formed to create a network of freelance print consultants, buyers and project managers. Their impartial, transparent and open book business model support agency buyers who are looking for sustainable print solutions for their projects. Print Hub’s services are free to organisations that have buying requirements and work on core aims: 

  1. All print supply businesses meet sustainable credentials 
  2. Manage the print planning process 
  3. Competitive price 

Fell continued “Working alongside our agencies, and providing assistance to our Print Working Group members we collectively want all decisions regarding print in our industry to be made with sustainable solutions in mind, and the Print Hub are experts in this.”

Print Hub also operate the UK’s largest association of print and signage suppliers, as a dedicated print consultancy service, they will support print businesses, helping provide sustainable print solutions and transition print projects from start to finish. 

One of the products they have recently sourced from their network is an alternative to PVC foamex. Chris Kelly, Managing Director, Print Hub said “This innovation was developed by one of the UK’s major material suppliers the quality and durability of the product is as good if not better, and also cheaper. Plus, it’s manufactured here in the UK, which has reduced carbon footprint.”

“At Print Hub Global we are excited to be working with such a fantastic team of like-minded individuals at isla. We have grown in very similar ways, with joined-up thinking on crucial matters on the environment and social responsibility. The work they are doing with the support of their members is exceptional and we are proud to be part of that journey, working with them to change the status quo and improve outcomes.” 

The partnership with Print Hub is yet another resource that supports isla to solve the challenges around sustainable print and demonstrates that solutions already exist and are available to the industry. 

If you’re an event planner who wants to learn more about these alternatives and reduce the environmental impact of your print projects why not download isla’s free Better Buying for Print – An Event Planners Guide

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