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Print Oasis 2008 Print Buyers Conference & Exhibit Announced

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ARLINGTON, Va. (July 12, 2007) - Print Buyers Online.com, a free, educational e-community for print buyers, print communications professionals and their suppliers in partnership with Print Communications Professionals International (PCPI), the premier association dedicated to print buyers, will host their seventh annual Print Oasis Print Buyers Conference & Exhibit on February 9-12, 2008 at the Amelia Island Plantation Resort in Amelia Island, Florida (near Jacksonville). 

Repeat conference attendee John Coudriet, Director, Print and Equipment Sourcing with Nationwide Insurance shared, “One of the key strengths of the conference is the continued focus on bringing in top experts from our industry.  It was evident the speakers have been 'in the trenches' in their career with solid advice to a variety of issues and opportunities.  No other conference covers the wide issues of a print buyer/consultant as Print Oasis does.”

“Attending Print Buyers Online.com's Print Oasis conference is a great way to stay relevant in our industry, and offers buyers and sellers alike, exposure to the evolving technologies that drive our industry and effect how we all work,” said Werner Hildebrand, VP, Marketing with Literature Fulfillment Services.

Print Oasis offers attendees an opportunity to discover how to reduce costs and turnaround times, learn about new and existing technologies, hear from others in the industry during the seminars and panel discussions, network with peers and update their paper library at the conference's paper show. Print Oasis 2008 features more than 60 exhibitors including printers, proofing companies, major technology firms and paper manufacturers.

“Print Oasis is the premier conference focused on the needs and challenges of print buyers, specifiers and production professionals. This year's conference offers attendees the opportunity to meet and network with their peers, learn new skills, technologies and practical business solutions at a conference that is dedicated to their needs,” said Suzanne Morgan, president of Print Buyers Online.com and PCPI.

In addition to their comprehensive conference format, Print Oasis is pleased to offer the following exciting benefits to conference attendees:
- Optional onsite certification testing for either Professional Print Production Certification or Digital and Variable Data Printing Certification
- Special intensives and user groups
- Over 30 educational sessions with dynamic speakers and subject matter experts
- More than 60 exhibitors including printers, proofing companies, major technology firms and paper manufacturers
- Print Communications Professionals International (PCPI) members receive $100 discount and invitation to a members-only exclusive event at the conference

“We are thrilled to bring our annual conference to the exotic ocean-front destination of Amelia Island Plantation Resort. We are confident that conference attendees and exhibitors will enjoy this exciting locale,” said Suzanne Morgan.  The Amelia Island Plantation is Florida's premier AAA-Four Diamond destination island resort in harmony with nature. The 1,350 acre property overlooks the blue water of the Atlantic on the east and the green marshland and Intracoastal Waterway on the west.  This resort is family friendly and offers many exciting amenities including four championship golf courses, tennis courts, 25 swimming pools, bicycling, fishing, beach rentals, chartered fishing boats, award-winning Youth Programs, nature tours and programs, Health & Fitness Center, aquatic sports, boat tours and The Spa & Shops.  Amelia Island Plantation offers beautiful hospitality suites with ocean-views.  From fine dining to casual elegance, Amelia's restaurants offer the finest foods in a variety of atmospheres.   

The cost for the three-day conference, including all educational seminars, exhibits, paper show, opening gala/hat party, resource binder, luncheon and continental breakfasts is $699 per person early-bird rate before November 30, 2007. After November 30, cost for the conference is $799.  For more information about the conference or to register, please visit the main conference page at www.printoasis.com or call Print Buyers Online.com at (703) 534-9305