It's almost 2002, do you know where your printing business is - or where it is going? Are you looking to expand your business into the digital and color printing fields more rapidly than your competitors? How do you evaluate the options available and then successfully market those new, improved capabilities to your customers and prospects? Do you possess the people management skills necessary to lead your staff into these new ventures?
As quick and small commercial printing and copying companies, we all face these questions every time we turn the key in the front door. But it seems that lately the questions come more rapidly and need to be answered more quickly if we are to maintain our competitive edge. Once again this year, the 2002 Annual Conference will be held in conjunction with The Quick Print and PMA Shows.
As the co-chairs, our goal is to put together a program that will compel any printer in our segment of the market to get out of their shops for a few days, come to sunny Orlando and return home the next week armed with the information they need to take their business to the next level of success and profitability. Here are a few of the highlights of the conference scheduled for February 22-27 in Orlando: . Keynote address by THE leading expert (bar none) in the printing industry,
Dr. Frank Romano of the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). Dr. Romano will speak on "Digital Convergence and the Small Commercial Printer."
A panel of industry experts moderated by Bob Hall, Quick Printing Magazine, on the "Options in the Digital Color World.". A panel of your peers sharing their trials and tribulations on forging ahead in the digital and color arenas.
Copy guru, Larry Hunt, on "The Keys to $ucce$$ in Copying."
A session on "What Print Buyers Want From Your Website."
Other leading industry consultants such as Tom Crouser, Bill Farquharson, Dave Fellman, and Deb Thompson on the latest in their areas of expertise.
The 4th Annual PrintImage Excellence Awards presentation and exhibit.
The new Small Business Clinics website for more information
Social and networking opportunities each and every day.
Reduced Disney tickets on Friday and Saturday.
Bring the whole family to enjoy Orlando. All told, this promises to be the best educational opportunity, targeted for your printing business for many years . perhaps as far back as the time Gutenberg himself presented at his association conference. You will not want to miss this one!
Right now you can get information at http://www.printimage.org early bird rates and hotel booking information. You also can call 800.234.0040 Or email firstname.lastname@example.org. at Printimage. The complete schedule is downloadable as a PDF http://www.printimage.org/PDF/N0324.pdf You do not need be a member to attend any of the show or seminars.
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