The ProPrint Power 50 and Emerging 50 celebration in photos

The 10th anniversary of the ProPrint Power 50 and the second annual ProPrint Emerging 50 was celebrated last November in a virtual and physical hybrid event at Sydney’s Shangri-la Hotel.

The Real Media Collective CEO Kellie Northwood won the Power 50 this year, the first time a woman has ever done so.

Kelsey Wade, a prepress apprentice from printDNA in Renmark, South Australia, was also judged to the be the winner of the inaugural ProPrint Emerging 50 Mentorship Prize in partnership with The Real Media Collective.

In all 32 of the total number of Emerging 50 nominees applied for the mentorship programme. Kelsey beat out tough competition from across the sector to win.

The Real Media Collective CEO Kellie Northwood
(L-R) Konica Minolta managing director Yohei Konaka and general manager Sue Threlfo
Top Ten: Back Row L-R Geoff Selig, IVE; Keith Ferrel, Cactus Imaging; Kirsten Taylor, Taylor’d Press, Lachlan Finch, Rawson Print Co., Matt Aitken, IVE; Peter Musarra, Carbon8. Front Row L-R Kenneth Beck, Carbon8; Sue Threlfo, Konica Minolta; Cliff Brigstocke, IVE; Kellie Northwood, TRMC; Yohei Konaka, Konica Minolta; Steven Gamble, Man Anchor; Debbie Burgess, Bright Print Group
Mentorship prize winner Kelsey Wade
Kelsey Wade, an apprentice from print DNA in Renmark, wins Mentorship Prize
Emerging 50: Back Row L-R Marilyn Li, Cactus Imaging; Keith Ferrel, Cactus Imaging (sponsor); Emily Watterson, Cactus Imaging; Lani Draheim, Rawson Print Co.; Zafana Haq, IVE; Kalani Hohlein, Carbon8; Yianni Moratidis, GenR8 Printing; Ashleigh Boyling, IVE; Phil Trumble, Pozitive (sponsor). Front row L-R: John Buitenkamp, Starleaton (sponsor); Ben Eaton, Starleaton (sponsor); Benjamin Greatorex, CCL Barossa; Alexander Vij, Showcard Mounters; Kellie Northwood, The Real Media Collective (Mentorship Partner); Matthew Zunic, Imagination Graphics; John Myers, Media Super (Foundation Partner); Rahul Reddy, IVE.
Emerging 50: Back Row L-R Marilyn Li, Cactus Imaging; Emily Watterson, Cactus Imaging; Zafana Haq, IVE; Kalani Hohlein, Carbon8; Lani Draheim, Rawson Print Co. Front row L-R Alexander Vij, Showcard Mounters; Ben Greatorex, CCL Barossa; Matthew Zunic, Imagination Graphics; Rahul Reddy, IVE; Ashleigh Boyling, IVE
Emerging 50 celebrate
Centrum Printing CEO Sandra Duarte and Kellie Northwood
Peter Musarra & Kenneth Beck (Carbon8)
The team from Konica Minolta Australia
Messe Reps Robert Laing with Starleaton’s Ben Eaton
Visual Connections on display
Pozitive were proud to support the Emerging 50
Lachlan Finch (Rawson Print Co.) and Steven Gamble (Man Anchor)
John Myers (Media Super)
Konica Minolta managing director Yohei Konaka makes his address
Alexander Vij (Showcard Mounters)
Ashleigh Boyling (IVE)
Emily Waterson (Cactus Imaging)
Kalan Hohlein (Carbon8)
Lani Draheim (Rawson Print Co.)
Marilyn Li (Cactus Imaging)
Matthew Zunic (Imagination Graphics)
Rahul Reddy (IVE)
Yianni Moratidis (GENR8 Printing)
Emmanuel Buhagiar (Imagination Graphics)
Romeo Sanuri (Next Printing)
Alex Coulson (Hero Print)
Sandra Duarte (Centrum Printing)
Darren Delaney (Allkotes)
Keith Ferrel (Cactus Imaging)
Cliff Brigstocke (IVE)
Steven Gamble (Man Anchor)
Peter Musarra and Kenneth Beck (Carbon8)
Kirsten Taylor (Taylor’d Press)
Debbie Burgess (Bright Print Group)
Lachlan Finch (Rawson Print Co.)
Matt Aitken (IVE)
Geoff Selig (IVE)
Kellie Northwood (The Real Media Collective)

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