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Revolutionizing the Printing Industry: WhatTheyThink.com Event at Graph Expo Features Dr. Joe Webb

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October 4, 2004 -- Lexington, Kentucky USA -- WhatTheyThink.com today announced the opportunity for industry professionals to attend a free event with Dr. Joe Webb. Sponsored by MAN Roland Inc., it will be held Monday, October 11th from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. in Room S105D, McCormick Place in Chicago in conjunction with Graph Expo. Sign up today. http://members.whattheythink.com/home/geevent.cfm The one hour event is entitled “Revolutionizing the Printing Industry”. It will offer printing and publishing executives direction and insights relative to the emerging economic, human and technology issues in today's challenging business environment.. Topics will include: - Is the print business turning around? And in what ways? - New concerns that face executives, owners, and the industry - The executive “to-do” list, designed to help break away from long-held myths and assumptions and look at the business in a new, creative way "There is little doubt that printing executives must execute differently in the ‘new printing industry.’ Graph Expo is the perfect setting to share Dr. Joe Webb's insight with show attendees," stated Randy Davidson, President of WhatTheyThink.com. "MAN Roland's generosity as the exclusive sponsor of this important event has enabled WhatTheyThink to make it free to all attendees. We are honored by their decision to support this venue." Dr. Joe Webb is a recognized marketing authority, forecaster and one of the best known speakers in our industry. He contributes a weekly column at WhatTheyThink.com for Premium Access Members entitled “Fridays with Dr. Joe Webb.” The column offers timely analysis of recent economic data as well as management advice for senior printing and publishing executives. To register for this event, visit the following page – http://members.whattheythink.com/home/geevent.cfm About WhatTheyThink.com: WhatTheyThink.com is the print and publishing industry's leading online community. The company offers a mixture of free and subscription-based content for industry executives. Additionally, WhatTheyThink.com provides a robust content syndication program serving related web sites. About MAN Roland MAN Roland is taking the computer integrated manufacturing (CIM) concept to the next level at Graph Expo 2004, joining with several other industry innovators in an operating workflow demonstration called CIMcity (Booth 1017). Its purpose is to create a real world JDF production environment that will show Graph Expo visitors how they can combine open systems in prepress, press and postpress to create customized workflows to best serve their markets and their customers. MAN Roland Druckmaschinen AG is the world's second largest printing press manufacturer and the world's market leader in web press and newspaper printing technology. (Every third newspaper produced in the world is printed on a MAN Roland press. In fact, every day, 330 million people read daily newspapers that were printed on MAN Roland presses.) With main facilities in Offenbach and Augsburg, Germany, MAN Roland generates annual sales of over $1.8 billion. Exports account for 75% of the figure. MAN Roland produces web and sheetfed offset presses as well as digital printing systems for commercial printers, newspaper printers, publishers, packaging producers, quick printers and in-plant print shops. The company is a subsidiary of MAN Aktiengesellschaft, Munich. The MAN Group is one of Europe's leading suppliers of capital goods, with 64,000 employees whose expertise ranges from commercial vehicle manufacturing to engineering. Its annual sales total $17 billion. For more information visit www.manroland.com.