GAA Hosts Panel Discussion at ISA Expo 2023
MOUNTAIN LAKES, NJ, March 31, 2023 – Graphic Arts Advisors’ Senior Managing Director, Mark Hahn, will be moderating the April 12, 2023 ISA International Sign Expo panel discussion, What Is Your Business Worth – How Can You Grow Its Value?
In this panel discussion about buying and/or selling a business in the print graphic communications industry, business leaders will discuss the factors driving the consolidation of the industry, the details of the deal process, and the qualitative and quantitative factors that affect business valuation. The topic will explore the dramatic shifts occurring in the sign and display industry with changes in demand, technologies, and services. Research and fact-based M&A market updates, specific to the graphic arts signage-related industries, will contribute to the lively discussion.
“GAA is pleased to be moderating and participating in this critical session topic that impacts all industry business owners, whether they are considering selling, growing, or merging their business today or planning eventual succession leadership in the future,” said GAA Senior Managing Director Mark Hahn. “GAA’s leadership and specialized focus on the printing, packaging, and related industries makes us keenly positioned to provide insight and guidance to the discussion.”
Hahn added, “The panelists represent executive leadership whose experiences, both positive and negative, will be valued by session attendees and help them to build their checklist for growth, sale, or merger strategies. As a panelist, GAA’s Managing Director, Mitch Evans’ over 35 years’ of hands-on operational printing experience will bring a valuable perspective to the business planning process.”
The session, What Is Your Business Worth – How Can You Grow Its Value?, is Wednesday, April 12, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Panelists include:
Mark Hahn, Senior Managing Director, Graphic Arts Advisors – Moderator
David Acharya, Managing Partner, Acharya Capital Partners
Brian Adam, President, Olympus Group
Kate Bush, Co-Founder & Principal, Cedar Ridge Advisors
Mitch Evans, Managing Director, Graphic Arts Advisors
About ISA International Sign Expo® 2023
The Expo is April 12 – 14, 2023 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV. The Pre-Conference is on April 11. Whether you want to grow your business or advance your career, ISA International Sign Expo is the only place to find everything you need to be successful in the sign, graphics, print, and visual communications industry. Industry-specific education will highlight the latest in graphic design, sign code legislation, business leadership and management, sales and marketing, and more.
About Graphic Arts Advisors, LLC
Graphic Arts Advisors, LLC provides industry-specific M&A outreach and advisory services, as well as specialized consulting services for company owners, senior management, directors, investors, and lenders in the printing, packaging, mailing and fulfillment, signage, marketing production services, and related graphic communications industries. Graphic Arts Advisors publishes The Target Report, a leading monthly trade commentary and overview of industry direction based on publicly reported transactions.