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Printing Industries of the Pacific Print Buyers Event Moves North

Tuesday, February 25, 2003

Press release from the issuing company

Seattle and Portland, February 24, 2003 -- The first Printing Industries of the Pacific (PPI) Print Buyers’ conferences, set for Tuesday, May 6 at the West Coast Grand Hotel, Seattle and Thursday, May 8 at the Doubletree Hotel Lloyd Center, Portland are gearing up to be lively times. With the theme “Spice Up Your Business” for these Mardi Gras in May events, the days promise both worthwhile programming for participants and an opportunity for local printers and graphic arts vendors to meet and greet customers and prospects. The first in this series in San Francisco in February this year was an unqualified success with over 91 exhibitors and 1,200 participants. The six 2003 seminars are listed below and will be repeated at each location. Richard Gorelick will tackle the tough issues in printer/buyer interactions. Lonn Lorenz from Adobe Systems and Lorraine Donegan, a professor at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, will explore three of the hottest topics in graphic arts production today. While these seminars are aimed at buyers and designers, the topics are relevant to printing company personnel as well.   12:45 p.m.–2 p.m. - How to Select A Printer – Richard Gorelick - PDF For Print Production – Lonn Lorenz, Adobe Systems 2:15-3:30 p.m. - Most Common Disputes With Printers and How to Prevent Them – Richard Gorelick - InDesign 2 – Making Print Happen – Lonn Lorenz, Adobe Systems 4-5:15 p.m. - Effectively Communicating Both Your Job Specifications & Your Expectations – Richard Gorelick - Digital Design and Production for Multiple Media–Lorraine Donegan, Cal Poly   Invitations will be mailed to the PPI graphic arts community in all the six states that PPI represents: Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, Alaska, and Hawaii. A single seminar is $30, two for $50, and any three for $60. Any seminar includes the evening reception and tabletop exhibits. Tabletop exhibits only, $10. For up to the minute details or to register, check PPI’s website (www.pacprinting.org).  While exhibit space is moving fast, there still are some openings. PPI members are encouraged to use this opportunity to spice up their businesses with this excellent marketing opportunity. For information contact Jim Frey (877-762-7742) or jfrey@pacprinting.org.




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