GRAPH EXPO and CONVERTING EXPO 2002 Selects WhatTheyThink.com
Press release from the issuing company
WhatTheyThink.com’s free Real Time Event Coverage to last four weeks.
July 23, 2002 - Lexington, KY and Reston, VA --- The Graphic Arts Show Company (GASC), which leads the industry in bringing graphic communications technology vendors and users together through professionally managed industrial technology exhibitions, and WhatTheyThink.com will partner to promote this year's GRAPH EXPO and CONVERTING EXPO. The event will be held at McCormick Place South, in Chicago, IL from October 6 to 9, 2002.
Over 400 companies will exhibit at GRAPH EXPO and CONVERTING EXPO, covering the entire spectrum of prepress, printing, publishing, converting and digital equipment technologies From Design to Delivery. With over 360,000 net square feet of exhibit space, this will be the largest and most comprehensive industry exhibition in the Americas this year.
WhatTheyThink.com, the largest web-based community serving the print, publishing, and graphic communications community, will provide real-time news coverage before, during, and after GRAPH EXPO and CONVERTING EXPO. Their special extended coverage will begin September 21 and end October 21, 2002.
"We are pleased to have been selected as the Online Media Partner for this year’s show. Our goal is to offer all the GRAPH EXPO and CONVERTING EXPO news and announcements with a perspective that makes you wish you were there," said Randy Davidson, president of WhatTheyThink.com. "With four weeks of coverage, we’ll be stepping up our Real Time Event Coverage with even more executive interviews, news stories, and takes from our columnists."
Noted Regis J. Delmontagne, president of GASC, "Our partnership with WhatTheyThink.com will allow us to reach those industry professionals who follow the industry primarily on the Internet. Their online coverage of the conference will provide instant information for those interested in print related technology, and is a perfect compliment to our other promotional activities."
An estimated 40,000 professionals will visit this year’s event, seeking the best technology to drive their businesses’ organizational strategy and future profitability.
ABOUT GASC: Information about other GASC-managed events, including PRINT, the GUTENBERG FESTIVAL, GRAPHIC ARTS THE CHARLOTTE SHOW and the VUE/POINT Conference can be obtained by visiting www.gasc.org. GASC is owned by the National Association for Printing Leadership (NAPL), NPES The Association for Suppliers of Printing, Publishing and Converting Technologies, and the Printing Industries of America (PIA). Since its creation in 1982, GASC has built its catalog of tradeshows and conferences into some of the world's most successful industry events.
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