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Spice Up Your Business: PINC Sets Print Buyers Conference

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San Francisco, December 4, 2002 -- “Spice Up Your Business” is the buoyant theme for the annual Print Buyers’ Conference sponsored by Printing Industries of Northern California. In 2003, the event is scheduled for Tuesday, February 4, at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco, 5 Embarcadero Center. Colloquially known as Mardi Gras Madness, the San Francisco Conference has grown significantly over the past two years with more than 1,000 attending last year. The aura of the Big Easy lends a festive touch to what is actually a day packed full of educational opportunities for participants followed by tabletop exhibits featuring paper companies, printers, ink companies, and other graphic arts vendors like Creo, Kodak, and Canon. The six 2003 seminars are listed below. Richard Gorelick is back by popular demand to tackle the tough issues in printer/buyer interactions. Lon Lorenz from Adobe Systems and Lorraine Donegan, a professor at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, will explore three of the hottest topics in graphic arts production today. 12:45 p.m.-2 p.m. -What You Should Expect from Your Printer Partners - Richard Gorelick -PDF For Print Production - Lon Lorenz, Adobe Systems 2:15-3:30 p.m. -Effective Communicating Both Your Job Specifications & Your Expectations -Richard Gorelick -InDesign 2˜Making Print Happen - Lon Lorenz, Adobe Systems 4-5:15 p.m -Establishing Terms & Conditions of Sales with Your Print Supplier Richard Gorelick -Digital Design and Production for Multiple Media -- Lorraine Donegan, Cal Poly Invitations will be mailed to the Bay Area graphic arts community in early January. A single seminar is $25, two for $40, and any three for $60. Any seminar includes the evening reception and tabletop exhibits. Tabletop exhibits only, $10. For up to the minute details or to register, check PINC’s website (www.pinc.org). While exhibit space moving fast, there still may be openings. For information contact Jim Frey at PINC (415) 495-8242. San Francisco Exhibitors as of December 3, 2002 are: AdMail Adobe Alonzo Printing Appleton Coated Arjo Wiggins Fine Papers Bayshore Press Best Label Company Bird, Inc. Boise Paper Solutions Casey Printing ColorGraphics Commerce Printing Creo DB, Incorporated Dome Printing Finch Paper Fox River Paper Fraser Papers Global Interprint Glue-Fold Graphic Arts Center Hatcher Press Indian Rock Imagesetting K/P Corporation Kodak Polychrome Graphics Lemos Binding & Finishing Lithographix Markzware McCoy Packaging MeadWestvaco Nationwide Papers Neenah Paper Penn Litho Prepress Assembly R G Creations Replico West Sappi Fine Papers Spicers Paper Sti Graphics Stora Enso Vintage 99 Label Manufacturing Waller Press Wright Graphics PINC is an affiliate of Printing Industries of America (PIA) providing business, education, and insurance service for graphic arts companies throughout Northern California and Northern Nevada. 665 Third Street Suite 500. San Francisco, CA 94107. (415) 495-8242 (800) 659-3363 www.pinc.org