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Second Annual Print Oasis Print Buyers Conference to Focus on Buyer Education

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-- Dedicated to helping print buyers reduce costs, increase efficiencies, and work more effectively with their print suppliers; -- The 3-day event will be conducted February 25-27, 2003 at the Sheraton National hotel in Arlington, VA; -- For information on attending or exhibiting, please go online at the website (www.printbuyersonline.com/printoasisconf.asp) or call Suzanne Morgan (703-534-9305), ARLINGTON, VA -- December 12, 2002 -- Print Buyers Online.com, a free, educational e-community for print buyers, specifiers and designers, announced today that it is hosting the second annual Print Oasis Print Buyers Conference on February 25-27, 2003 at the Sheraton National in Arlington, VA – just 10 minutes from downtown Washington, DC. This conference showcases technology and business solutions to help print buyers reduce costs, increase efficiencies and work more effectively with their print suppliers. Those interested in exhibiting or attending can sign up online at www.printbuyersonline.com/printoasisconf.asp. About the Print Oasis Print Buyers Conference The three-day event will attract 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. The Print Oasis Conference will also feature more than 50 exhibitors including major technology firms, and printing companies. Exhibitors will include Heidelberg USA, Xerox Corporation, and Kodak Polychrome Graphics. Technology firms will unveil innovations as well as show buyers how to best adapt existing print solutions. In addition, a special Paper Show will be held on the evening of Tuesday, February 25 to highlight new products from paper manufacturers. Print Buyers Online Quote "At our second annual conference, we’ll continue to present best practices for print buyers," commented Suzanne Morgan, President of Print Buyers Online.com. "There are very few opportunities for education of print buyers and ways to connect with other production professionals. As an independent party focused on the best interests of buyers, Print Buyers Online.com offers a highly focused conference with quality education and networking. Our first conference, held in April 2002, was a huge success in terms of attendance and attendee and exhibitor satisfaction. We believe this is the most beneficial event for this unique and important group of individuals. We plan to make the Print Oasis 2003 conference even better. "Printers and print suppliers will also benefit significantly from participating in the conference. It’s an excellent opportunity to meet the decision-makers from companies that buy large volumes of print. Over 33% of Print Oasis 2002 attendees purchase over $2 million a year in printing. These buyers are in search of quality education, solution and resources." Attendance Conference fees are priced economically at $399 per person (early-bird rate ends Dec. 31, 2002), which includes three days of educational seminars and print buyer panelist sessions, most meals, print production book, resource binder, and the PBO Awards Luncheon, which recognizes top print buyers, designers, and suppliers in the industry. Attendees can sign up online at www.printbuyersonline.com/printoasisconf.asp and pay by credit card, check, or request an invoice. 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