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PIANKO Leadership Conference Soars Into Dayton

Press release from the issuing company

(WESTERVILLE, Ohio) — The 2003 Leadership Conference held by the Printing Industry Association serving northern Kentucky and Ohio (PIANKO) March 27-29, in Dayton, will bring together top industry leaders with the hopes of making them more profitable. With the backdrop of the United States Air Force Museum, the association’s annual conference is drawing the best from northern Kentucky and Ohio. The theme of this year’s conference, “Make your Pre-Flight Plan for Profitability,” is geared toward helping PIANKO’s more than 500 member companies be more profitable in these times. “We’re excited that our conference this year will bring together some of the top national speakers for our membership,” said Anita Herington, PIANKO president. “In addition to that, our events will be nothing short of spectacular given the wonderful backdrop of Dayton and the U.S.A.F.” Speakers scheduled to present at the conference include:Frank Romano, Rochester Institute of Technology, who will talk about the future of print; Ronnie Davis, PIA/GATF who will discuss cost efficiency and an interactive print buyer seminar by John Kypriotakis, Lysis, Intl. And that’s only three of nine great speakers PIANKO will have for this conference. Evening events include a scholarship dinner on March 27 where proceeds will go to help fund scholarships for graphic communications students and thePrint Contest Grand Ceremony dinner sponsored by Heidelberg where PIANKO will recognize the best of the best printing in Ohio. Seminars, workshops and the scholarship dinner are scheduled to take place at the Holiday Inn Fairborn with the Print Contest Grand Ceremony commencing inside a hangar at the U.S.A.F. Museum. “PIANKO’s annual conference always brings in the best speakers to Ohio cost effectively,” said Gene Scott, president of Pony X Press Printing Services in Reynoldsburg (a suburb of Columbus). “This year’s line-up looks like no exception. Celebrating Ohio’s bicentennial and the birthplace of flight means a little more with the backdrop of the U.S.A.F. Museum.” For more information about the conference or PIANKO, visit www.pianko.org