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GOA Expo & Conference inundated with speaking proposals and session ideas

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Press release from the issuing company

Orlando, FL - The annual Graphics of the Americas (GOA) Call for Speakers has been well received and space is filling up quickly. Interested speakers and those wishing to submit session content ideas for next year's show have until July 31, 2010. GOA 2011 is being held in Orlando, Florida, on February 24-26, 2011 at the Orange County Convention Center.

Renowned for its world-class educational sessions in both English and Spanish, GOA 2011 reaches out to industry professionals and executives for feedback and speaker submissions in order to build the most relevant, current and sought-after educational tracks to offer attendees and exhibitors.

George Ryan, GOA President, says, "We're excited to be receiving so many insightful speaker bios and proposals. There is still space for plenty of talent and we encourage those who wish to participate in the show to submit their qualifications and ideas. These proposals are key to GOA's success, as they drive the overall direction of our top-notch educational sessions."

Looking for industry talent
GOA is searching for both veteran and newer speakers alike, as long as candidates possess comprehensive technical training, intriguing insight, and industry-relevant material to share with peers. If you are looking to discuss success stories, captivating case studies, etc., please submit your information to us to become part of GOA history as a session leader.

Speakers have represented every facet of the industry; including designers, brand owners, print buyers, prepress specialists, printers, marketers and business strategists.  GOA aims to focus session content that helps navigate conference attendees through the current state of the industry; and seeks those who can offer innovative new strategies, tips, techniques, and best practices that speak to emerging markets, cultivation of new prospects, customer retention, and many other hot topics.

Proposals may be inspirational, practical, or both; and should derive from the speaker's first-hand knowledge and experience. All proposals are subject to review and are selected based on relevance. Presentations of a commercial nature, or promoting a particular product or platform, will not be considered.

Sessions in Spanish requested
GOA is pleased to offer seminars presented in Spanish for the third consecutive year. As 40% of GOA attendees come from Latin American countries, GOA is also seeking exciting speakers and suggested content for sessions in Spanish. 

Submission deadline: July 31
GOA invites all suggestions for seminar topics and speakers submissions. Please email submissions containing the following required information by July 31, 2010:
- Suggested session title
- 50-word description
- List of targeted attendees
- 3-5 sentences covering what attendees will learn
- Short speaker biography  

Please also include complete contact information with the submission, including: name, title, company, phone, and email. Submissions may be emailed to: Kathryn Stuart, PAF Director of Education, Events and Programs, at: kstuart@pafgraf.org.

For more information about GOA 2011 or to register, please visit: www.GOA2011.com.




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