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Top Print Buyers and Their Suppliers to be Recognized with the PBO Awards

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ARLINGTON, VA -- January 28, 2003 -- Print Buyers Online.com announced today the second annual PBO Awards competition. Print Buyers Online.com hosts the annual PBO Awards which honors top print buyers, designers and print suppliers. The winners of the PBO Awards will be announced at a luncheon on February 26, 2003 during the Print Oasis Print Buyers Conference at the Sheraton National hotel in Arlington, VA – just 10 minutes from downtown Washington, DC. Those interested in nominating themselves or others can receive information online at www.printbuyersonline.com/awards.asp. Companies interested in sponsoring the competition should contact Kimberlee Sautter at 703-534-9307. Print Buyers Online.com Quote… “The PBO Awards celebrates the human side of print production,” said Suzanne Morgan, founder of Print Buyers Online.com and the PBO Awards. “On the print buyers and designers side of the business, there are plenty of awards, contests and competitions that recognize print quality and the printed piece, but few if any that recognize excellence in print buying and production. Print Buyers Online.com believes that print buyers are often overlooked in organizations and underpaid. This is one way to elevate both print buyers and the individuals that support them. We want to give recognition to outstanding individuals and companies and showcase their successes. ” PBO Awards categories include: Rookie of the Year (print buyer), Print Buyer of the Year, Designer/Art Director of the Year, Sales Representative of the Year and Print Supplier of the Year. Interested parties can find out how to enter and contest rules by going online to the Print Buyers Online.com website (www.printbuyersonline.com/awards.asp). There is no cost to enter the competition and it is not necessary to be present at the awards luncheon in order to win. Entries will be accepted up to Wednesday, February 12, 2003. Additional information… Complete information on the PBO Awards is available at www.printbuyersonline.com/awards.asp. Or interested parties can contact Kimberlee Sautter at 703-534-9307. About the Print Oasis Print Buyers Conference… Print Oasis 2003 will be held on February 25-27, 2003 at the Sheraton National hotel in Arlington, VA. The conference attracts novice to seasoned print production professionals from advertising agencies, associations, publishing companies and corporations. Top-notch, dynamic speakers will demonstrate to print buyers how they can reduce costs and turnaround times while supporting peaceable and profitable relationships with their suppliers. Print buyers will also have the opportunity to network with industry peers, and discover best practices and lessons learned from seasoned buyers. For information on attending the conference, please visit www.printbuyersonline.com/printoasisconf.asp. Those interesting in exhibiting at the conference should contact Kimberlee Sautter at 703-534-9307. About Print Buyers Online.com … Print Buyers Online.com is a free, educational e-community for print buyers, production professionals, and their suppliers. PBO provides tips, articles, tools and resources to help print buyers learn new and existing technology and best practices for the business of working with print suppliers. For more information, please visit www.printbuyersonline.com.