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IPMA Conference to Focus on People, Processes and Technology

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Liberty, Missouri – IPMA 2003 Xtreme Success, the International Publishing Management Association’s (IPMA’s) Annual Conference and Vendor Fair, slated for Salt Lake City, UT, June 15-18, promises to deliver the most comprehensive educational programming available for in-house professionals. In addition to the three general sessions presented by internationally-recognized speakers, dozens of breakout sessions will be offered to answer the unique managerial, process and technical needs of in-house professionals. Participants can pick and choose from three learning tracks: -- Technology – understand what it takes technically to thrive within today’s industry; should you bank your future on digital printing and the “Net”; how beneficial are PDF workflows; how can CTP technologies work for you; what are the secrets to implementing color; are you prepared to dive into variable data printing; what is multi-channel marketing and how can it breathe new life into your operation; what hot new internet services should you be investigating, plus more. -- Process – learn how to improve workflow, grow your business through insourcing/co-sourcing; accurately benchmark your services and pricing; merge several departments into one successful team; create proposals and contracts that are guaranteed to deliver results; think like an entrepreneur by growing a profitable business within a business and more. -- People – discover step-by-step how to successfully mentor, coach, delegate, manage across all levels and ultimately become an extraordinary leader guaranteed to gain the attention and accolades of management. Plus special bonus roundtable discussions will allow participants to spend extra time talking one-on-one with peers about insourcing, co-sourcing, enhancing workflow, DocuTech operations and other issues of vital importance to in-plants. For over 40 years the International Publishing Management Association has been delivering world-class educational programs exclusively for in-plant publishers and mailers. Those wishing to attend this year’s in-plant event can take advantage of special early bird savings by registering before March 31. For complete information and registration forms, visit IPMA’s web site (www.ipma.org) or call IPMA headquarters at 816.781.1111. IPMA is the professional association for managers of in-house/corporate graphics, publishing, printing, and mail departments for educational institutions, governments, and private industry. IPMA’s 1,500 members reside in the United States, Canada, and several other countries. Established in 1964, the Association is headquartered in Liberty, Missouri. For more information on IPMA, please call international headquarters at 816.781.1111; fax 816.781.2790; Email [email protected]; or via the World Wide Web at http://www.ipma.org.