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Last Chance to Nominate Your Choice: 2nd Annual WhatTheyThink Print CEO of the Year Award

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Press release from the issuing company

Nominations close August 1; awards to be presented at Chicago's University Club in September

Lexington, Kentucky USA -- WhatTheyThink today announced that nominations for the second annual Print CEO of the Year award will close on August 1st.  Nominations can be submitted here. A qualifying Print CEO must have been in his or her position for at least two years and have demonstrated inspirational and innovative leadership of a company that has shown success during his or her tenure.  Success is measured by metrics such as revenue or profit growth, corporate transformation initiatives and/or environmental leadership, or other qualifications the nominator deems important. Awards will be presented at the University Club in Chicago at a special invitation-only dinner and cocktail celebration on Saturday September 10th.

"We have been very pleased with the number of nominations we have received for this prestigious award," said Randy Davidson, CEO of WhatTheyThink. "We still believe there are deserving CEOs that have not been nominated, and encourage leading printing companies to get their nominations submitted. WhatTheyThink is again working with renowned artist and sculptor Mac Worthington to create awards that are memorable and are themselves works of art."

Awards will be presented to four runner-ups and the CEO of the Year at an invitation only cocktail reception and dinner on September 10th at Chicago's prestigious University Club, sponsored by Presstek and New Direction Partners.  "We are very happy to have Joe Davis of Consolidated Graphics, the inaugural Print CEO of the Year for 2010. join us as to share his thoughts on the finalists and help pass the torch to this year's winner," added Davidson.

Nomination guidelines and the nomination form for Print CEO of the Year are available online.  Make your recommendation for Print CEO of the Year today.  Nominations close August 1st, and the five finalists will be named August 15th.  The finalists will be honored at the dinner on September 10th and the winner will be announced. Please note that nominations are open to CEOs who run printing and/or marketing services companies. Nominations for vendor CEOs will not be accepted as part of this program, although we welcome vendors to nominate qualifying print CEOs.

"We we look forward to another great group of finalists and the excitement of seeing who printing CEO peers choose as their CEO of the Year," added Davidson.  "We thank Presstek and New Direction Partners for their sponsorship, allowing us to make this event available at no cost to those invited."

About WhatTheyThink.com

WhatTheyThink is the printing and publishing industry's leading media organization; offering a wide range of publications delivering unbiased, real-time market intelligence, industry news, economic and trend analysis, peer-to-peer communication, and special reports on emerging technology and critical events. Independent studies rank WhatTheyThink as the one industry website that contains the most interesting articles, according to 58.2% of senior printing executives, and the one website most frequently chosen as the "Must Visit and Read." WhatTheyThink also hosts webinars and live events as well as providing content through a syndication program, which delivers content directly to related websites. In addition, WhatTheyThink offers a wide range of lead generation and branding programs that help print- and publishing-related businesses achieve business growth.

For more information about partnering with WhatTheyThink, contact randy@whattheythink.com or vince@whattheythink.com.

About Presstek

Presstek is a leading supplier of digital offset printing solutions for the printing and communications industries. Since its founding in 1987, Presstek's mission has been to change the way offset printing is produced. Our environmentally sustainable solutions make it easier to meet the increasing demand for high-quality, faster turnaround printing while improving profit margins. For more information visit www.presstek.com.

About New Direction Partners

Our partners have had a hand in over 200 mergers and acquisitions since 1979. Collectively we have over 100 years of industry experience with transactions in aggregate exceeding $2 billion. www.newdirectionpartners.com

 

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