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WhatTheyThink.com Event at Print05 Features Dr. Joe Webb

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-- Free Event Sponsored by MAN Roland Inc. August 16, 2005 -- 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 September 13th from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. in Room S106B, McCormick Place in Chicago in conjunction with Print 05. Sign up today: http://members.whattheythink.com/home/p05event.cfm The one hour event is entitled "The Printing Industry: Where We Are, Where We're Headed, and How To Change It." 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. A continental breakfast will be provided. Topics will include: - What does 2006 hold for the printing industry and the economy? - What's new with alternatives to print? - Dr. Joe's 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 today's printing industry. Print 05 is the perfect venue 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 for the third year in a row. We are honored by their decision to support this event." 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. 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 “Big Advantages” is the theme of MAN Roland's exhibit at PRINT 05 (Booth 1245), and the press maker is bringing the slogan to life by demonstrating advanced models of its three most popular press lines: the ROLAND 900 XXL, the ROLAND 700 and the ROLAND 500. The 900 XXL will be the largest format press running at the show. MAN Roland will also reinforce its position as the worldwide leader in web press technology with virtual demonstrations of its PECOM/printnet operating and automation system. The innovation speeds makeready and production in the pressroom, as well as providing a digital backbone for Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM). MAN Roland Druckmaschinen AG is the world's second largest printing press manufacturer and the global leader in web press and newspaper printing technology. In fact, every third newspaper produced in the world is printed on a MAN Roland press. With main facilities in Offenbach and Augsburg, Germany, MAN Roland generates annual sales of EUR 1.8 billion. Exports account for 79% 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 shops. The company is a subsidiary of MAN Aktiengesellschaft, Munich. The MAN group is one of Europe's leading suppliers of capital goods, with 77,000 employees whose expertise ranges from commercial vehicle manufacturing to engineering. Its annual sales total EUR 16 billion. For more information visit www.manroland.com.