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Nominations Being Accepted for Annual PBO Awards

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ARLINGTON, Va. (March 18, 2005) — Do you know a print buyer that can do it all – negotiate fairly and effectively? Share knowledge with others? Continue his or her education in the industry? Create unique solutions? See the “big picture” while still finding ways to improve efficiencies? Then tell us who that person is. Print Buyers Online.com, a free educational e-community for print buyers, production professionals and their suppliers, is accepting nominations for the annual PBO Awards, which will be announced at this year’s Print Oasis Print Buyers Conference in Chicago in May. In addition to Print Buyer of the Year, the PBO Awards also honors Rookie Print Buyer of the Year, Designer/Art Director of the Year, Sales Rep of the Year and Print Supplier of the Year. “The PBO Awards are an opportunity to recognize professionals in our industry who are not only very good at what they do, but who also make help make a positive, and often profitable, impact on the companies they work for,” said Suzanne Morgan, founder of Print Buyers Online.com and the Print Oasis Print Buyers Conference & Expo. “It’s an honor for me to be able to recognize our outstanding winners every year.” More information on The PBO Awards, as well as instructions for nominating, can be found online by visiting www.printbuyersonline.com/awards.asp and clicking on the link to The PBO Awards. “We’re looking for individuals with savvy business acumen and effective working relationships, that think and work in new ways,” explained Morgan. Winners will be honored at The PBO Awards Breakfast on Tuesday, May 24 during the Print Oasis Print Buyers Conference & Expo. Nominations will be accepted until May 10, 2005 until 5 p.m. EST and can be submitted online or by mail. Winners will be announced at The PBO Awards Breakfast and need not be present to win. There is no cost for entry. The Print Oasis 2005 Conference & Expo will be held May 22-25 in Chicago at the Hyatt Regency. It is the only independent conference focused on the needs and challenges of print buyers, specifiers and production professionals and will feature more than 50 exhibitors, including printers, proofing companies, major technology firms and paper manufacturers. For more information on the conference, please visit www.printbuyersonline.com/printoasisconf.asp. In addition to hosting the annual Print Oasis Conference, Print Buyers Online.com offers free tools and resources to print buyers and others working in the industry, including expert advice, articles, tips and answers to member questions as well as the latest news and updates from around the industry. For more information, or to sign up for a free membership, please visit www.printbuyersonline.com.