Print Oasis 2005 Conference & Exhibit Set to Kick-off in Chicago
Monday, May 16, 2005
ARLINGTON, Va. (May 13, 2005) — The fourth annual Print Oasis Conference & Exhibit will kick-off next week in Chicago and promises to the largest and most successful yet. More than 700 industry professionals, including 500 print buyers, are already scheduled to attend the conference, which begins on Sunday, May 22nd and runs through Wednesday, May 25th at Chicago’s Hyatt Regency Hotel. “This conference continues to grow and expand each year and we’re very proud of its continued success,” said Suzanne Morgan, founder of the Print Oasis Conference & Exhibit and Print Buyers Online.com, which sponsors the event. “Print buyers are often overlooked and this conference gives presents them with the resources, information and camaraderie that they’re craving.” Print Oasis 2005 Conference & Exhibit is the only conference geared specifically for print buyers and attracts designers, marketers, production managers and executives from all over the nation. Attendees purchase a number of products and services, including brochures, short run, digital printing, newsletters, business stationery and direct mail – to name just a few. Fifty-five percent of last year’s attendees purchased more than $1 million in printing each year, while 25 percent purchased more than $4 million. “These numbers are an excellent indicator of the buying power and influence that this group has in our industry,” continued Morgan. “Print Oasis is an opportunity for them to gather information on new trends and technologies and to learn from their peers. It’s also an opportunity for manufacturers, printers and other suppliers to demonstrate their products and services to this very specialized group.” Print Oasis 2005 Print Buyers Conference & Exhibit is the only independent conference focused on the needs and challenges of print buyers, specifiers and production professionals. This year, the conference will feature more than 60 exhibitors – including printers, proofing companies, major technology firms and paper manufacturers. Print Oasis 2005 also features more than 20 seminars, breakout sessions, panel discussions and networking events. For more information on the conference, please visit www.printbuyersonline.com/printoasisconf.asp. In addition to hosting the annual Print Oasis Print Buyers Conference & Exhibit, Print Buyers Online.com offers free tools and resources to print buyers and others working in the industry, including expert advice, articles, tips and answers to member questions as well as the latest news and updates from around the industry. For more information, or to sign up for a free membership, please visit www.printbuyersonline.com.