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Worldwide Printing Thermographers Association to Hold 5th Annual Event

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WASHINGTON, DC – The Worldwide Printing Thermographers Association (WPT) will hold their 5th annual convention from October 26-29, 2002 on Galveston Island, Texas. Taking place at the San Luis Resort Spa & Conference Center, the convention is designed for anyone involved in the thermography industry. This year’s topic is "Mind Your Own Business – Putting More on Your Bottom Line." Featured speakers include John Stewart, one of the industry’s most popular speakers and consultants and an expert on printing industry trends and practices. Mr. Stewart will discuss "Demystifying Budgeted Hourly Rates." Jay Klompmaker, Ph.D., a recent recipient of the highest rating in Business Week’s nationwide survey of top executive education program faculty will discuss "Pricing for Profit." The WPT convention will also offer social events to provide networking opportunities. WPT is extending a special offer for non-members to join the association, attend the 2002 Convention at the member rate (a $230 savings), and receive all member benefits from October 2002 – December 2003. Dues are not payable until January 2003, giving new member companies 18 months of membership for the price of 12. In addition to the annual convention, WPT offers regional seminars throughout the year, the FREDDIE Awards for Industry Excellence, an active website which includes a member listing, a quarterly newsletter featuring industry news and an information exchange network. As the only association representing the thermography industry, WPT serves as the official voice for thermographers worldwide. The association has recently launched an extensive public relations campaign to raise awareness of the thermographic process. For more information, or to receive a WPT membership application contact 202-393-2818 or log onto www.thermographers.org and go to guest.