Electoral Print & Mail Specialist, Print Image Network Ltd is delighted to announce that John Turner has joined its team of electoral professionals as its Electoral & Democracy Specialist.
A former Returning Officer, John brings with him a lifetime of electoral experience and has held several pivotal positions, including Chief Executive of the Association of Electoral Administrators, the UK’s leading professional body solely interested in the administration of electoral matters.
John Turner is a highly respected electoral professional and is well-known within the industry. During his career at the Association of Electoral Administrators, he has worked closely with Government Departments, the Electoral Commission, and other national bodies to improve the administration of electoral matters in the UK.
Before his appointment at the AEA in 2006, John held the position of Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Public and Support Services at Norwich City Council, where he was responsible for Democratic Services and the Elections Office, among other departments. He was also the Electoral Registration Officer and Returning Officer for the Council until March 2005.
Print Image Network is one of two influential electoral brands business owners John Foster and Stephen Power have established in the UK, since starting the business in 2000. The appointment illustrates their commitment to growing the business in both statutory and non-statutory markets, under the Print Image Network and UK Engage brands.
John Foster, Managing Director and Steve Power, Services Director gave a joint statement regarding the appointment, “We are delighted that John is bringing his years’ of experience to Print Image Network. John has been involved in electoral administration his entire career and is at the forefront of legislative matters. From his positions at the AEA and local authorities to his consultation, training and oversea electoral ventures, his experience in electoral matters and democracy makes him an excellent fit with our business.”
John Turner said “I am very pleased to be joining John and Steve and the team at Print Image Network and look forward to the new opportunities and challenges that this appointment will bring. I have joined a progressive company at a very exciting time and am already impressed by the ethos of customer service and support which underpins the way in which the organisation operates.”
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The team at Print Image Network would like to thank all the delegates who spent time at our stand, stand 3 at the AEA Conference 2018. It was great to see so many familiar faces, and the conference seemed to have a certain buzz about it this year.
We were delighted to be asked to be a sponsor for the Practical Count Method workshops for the AEA Conference 2018, where we provided over 10,000 ballot papers, plus grass skirts and count sheets for the training.
The workshop focused on how to efficiently count multi-seat ballot papers in preparation for this year’s elections.
Laura Lock, Training Manager at the AEA said “The AEA is very grateful for the support of Print Image Network in supplying documents for the Practical Count Methods workshop. The workshop was really well received with great feedback and delegates appreciating the chance to actually have a go – thanks to the materials supplied by Print Image Network.”
Delegates said –
“A brilliant workshop, loved the interactive parts and actually getting the chance to use these count methods and learn more about them.”
“This was a really good workshop providing genuine hands-on practical experience combined with a really great opportunity to share knowledge.”
“Really interesting to look at the options available - and to try them.”
The winner of our prize draw – Laurent Perrier Champagne and Chocolate gift set was Susan Malmgrem, West Lancashire District Council. Thanks to everyone who completed our prize draw form at AEA Conference 2018.
We hope you all had safe trips home. Until the next time.
Print Image Network Ltd, one of the leading electoral printing specialists in the UK, will be attending the 2017 AEA Conference as sponsor, exhibitor and delegate, at the Hilton Metropole Hotel in Brighton from Sunday 5th February to Wednesday 8th February 2017.
In its 30th year the AEA will hold its annual conference ahead of another busy year of electoral activity. As usual the content will include helpful information and tools to support electoral administrators. Key electoral service suppliers, including Print Image Network, will be available in the exhibition area to help delegates find practical solutions to electoral issues; ensuring efficient and transparent processes.
Conference, as always, presents an ideal opportunity to share challenges and ideas. Print Image Network will be exhibiting at Stand 12, showcasing our electoral print and mail solutions for local elections, registration, Community Governance Reviews and Referenda and much more.
As always we will be on hand to discuss how your preparations are going for 2017 elections and registration, offering advice to both experienced and new electoral administrators alike. Furthermore, we are happy to support the event by sponsoring the delegate notebooks and pens for another year, especially in such prestigious year for the AEA - its 30th Anniversary.
We are looking forward to seeing all our council partners and non-partners at the 2017 AEA Conference. If you haven't experienced an election year or registration with Print Image Network, please come and visits us at Stand 12 and see why we have a customer satisfaction rating of 98%.
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Print Image Network Ltd, one of the UK’s leading providers of local authority electoral printing services, will once again be joining local authorities from across the country at the Annual Conference for the Association of Electoral Administrators, 1-4 February 2015. The specialist electoral printing company will attend as both a conference delegate and exhibitor, showcasing products at Stand 12 throughout the four day event.
With a strong heritage in electoral services including the design, print, fulfilment and postage of canvass materials, poll cards, postal voting packs and ballot papers, Print Image Network is one of the best-placed specialists in the country to handle issues due to be discussed at the event.
The four-day event welcomes an array of expert speakers to the plenary sessions including Toby James, a senior lecturer in British and Comparative Politics who will open the conference and Sam Gyimah, MP Minister for the Constitution who will deliver the keynote speech.
John Foster, Managing Director of Print Image Network said of the forthcoming conference “2015 will be a crucial year for electoral administration with individual registration well under way and UK Parliamentary General Election and other combined elections taking place. Print Image Network welcomes another opportunity in the electoral services calendar to discuss the issues that are likely to arise over the next year and to subsequently work with councils to address them.”
Services Director, Stephen Power added “Managing the complexities that Parliamentary, local elections and electoral registration bring can be especially testing for local authorities. We know that our customers depend on us to help steer them through their busy election periods. Planning the print schedule for combined postal votes and poll cards, plus ballot papers, not to mention numerous registration mailings and other ancillary products during a Parliamentary Election year is no mean feat, yet our experienced account management team handle this with true professionalism each and every time.”
The Association of Electoral Administrators Conference is being held 1-4 February 2015 at Brighton Metropole Hotel, Brighton.
Print Image Network Ltd, one of the UK’s leading providers of local authority electoral printing services, will sponsor the Elections Conference 2015 on 15 January 2015. The Elections Conference is an annual event for returning officers and senior managers from UK local authority councils who are accountable for managing the election process.
With a strong heritage in electoral services including the design, print, fulfilment and postage of canvass materials, poll cards, postal voting packs and ballot papers, Print Image Network works with more than 80 local authorities throughout the UK. The company is excited to sponsor the event for the second year as it addresses prominent issues that affect its customers.
The one-day event welcomes an array of prestigious speakers to discuss a number of key challenges facing returning officers and senior managers. Dr Clive Grace OBE, Secretary of the SOLACE Foundation will open and close the conference with Sam Gyimah MP, Parliamentary under Secretary of State at the Department for Education and Parliamentary Secretary at the Cabinet Office delivering the keynote session. In addition, Print Image Network is especially pleased that Tony Slater, Head of Elections at the company will be delivering one of the afternoon sessions - Digitising Elections.
John Foster, Managing Director of Print Image Network said of the forthcoming conference “2015 will be a key year for returning officers and their staff, the May Parliamentary Election and local elections will present great challenges for all involved. At Print Image Network it is our job to assist local authorities as much as possible with the challenges they face, this year we will continue to do so with our flexible and responsive approach to election administration.”
Services Director, Stephen Power added "Managing the complexities that Parliamentary, local elections and electoral registration bring can be especially testing for local authorities. In order to fully assist our customers to the best of our ability we work closely with the Cabinet Office and the AEA, our commitment to the Electoral Commission Working Group is also vital to understanding the future challenges that local authorities face.”
The Elections Conference is being held on 15 January 2015 at Broadway House, London and is organised by SOLACE Enterprises.