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Unisource hosting 21st Chicago Paper Show

Nov 2, 2010 12:00 AM

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Norcross, GA–based Unisource Worldwide Inc. is hosting its annual Unisource Chicago Paper Show November 2, 2010, at the Hilton Chicago Hotel. The show attracts approximately 1,000 of the leading designers and commercial printers from around the Chicago area, one of the leading graphic arts markets in the United States.

"This year’s event already has Chicago area designers buzzing and I guarantee attendees will have another impressive show experience,” says Andrew Dembitz, director of specification for Unisource.  "With a strong lineup of featured exhibits, along with swatchbooks and paper samples galore, this event sets Unisource Chicago apart from our competitors."

The 2010 Unisource Paper Show includes these featured exhibits:

Mohawk Show Eleven – A celebration of higher thinking in graphic design that combines brilliant design, intelligent paper selection and superior production.

Chicago 50 Corporate Communications Show – Annual reports, corporate brochures and sustainability reports, representing 50 of Chicago’s finest companies and institutions.

Marwen Student Show – Marwen provides high-quality visual arts, education, college planning and career development programs – all free of charge – to Chicago’s underserved youth in grades 6-12.  Unisource has been a corporate sponsor of Marwen for more than 10 years and will support it again through this event by asking all those who attend to donate their $10 admission to this art foundation.  Over the years, Unisource has donated more than $100,000 to Marwen through the Unisource Chicago Paper Show.

Munro Campagna Artist Representatives – The 2011 Munro Campagna Calendar will be introduced at the show.  Titled, “Monsters of the Midway,” the calendar – which is the 24th in this long running series – features the Chicago Bears and benefits Bear Care, the team’s designated charity.  Munro Campagna represents Chicago area illustrators and artists.

TypeForce – A showcase of Chicago typographic all-stars – the best in emerging typographic design and art in Chicago.

The show also includes environmental exhibitions by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI).

The 2010 Unisource Chicago Paper Show is supported by the some of the world’s leading paper mills including: CTI Paper USA, Domtar Corporation, FiberMark, Finch Paper, French Paper, grupo Portucel Soporcel, MeadWestvaco, Mohawk Fine Papers, Neenah Paper, New Leaf Paper, NewPage, Reich Paper, Sappi Fine Paper and Yupo.