Fespa president Christian Duyckaerts and author/entrepreneur Beth Kempton will join Gillian Montanaro, head of marketing at Roland DG EMEA, as judges of the Roland Hero 2018 awards.
Entries to the competition will be accepted until 31 December 2018, after which the panel of judges will select the one individual who best represents what it means to be a Roland user.
Duyckaerts, MD of Belgian-based Retail Communicators, said: "In the two decades I have spent in the print industry, I have experienced the shift from analogue to digital in wide-format printing, and as a result am a strong believer in the unlimited possibilities offered by digital wide format. The Roland Hero awards are a great way to share incredible stories of print businesses with the global community."
Kempton, who founded Do What You Love and co-founded Make Art That Sells and Make It In Design - three businesses she continues to run concurrently – and who is author of ‘Wabi Sabi: Japanese Wisdom for a Perfectly Imperfect Lif’e’, added: " I know how amazing this kind of competition can be for all involved. I love helping to bring dreams to life and am excited to discover the first Roland Hero."