FOSTER CITY, CA, Nov 30, 2005 -- EFI, the world leader in digital imaging and print management solutions for commercial and enterprise printing, has started the registration countdown to its seventh annual Connect users' conference taking place from April 30th through May 3rd, 2006, in the exclusive Venetian Resort, Las Vegas. In keeping with this year's conference theme, "Expand Your Opportunities," Connect 2006 will offer even more technologies, ideas and solutions to help EFI's customers and partners expand their services, grow company profits and streamline business processes.
Based on past conferences, EFI expects more than 1000 attendees, including EFI customers, industry partners, media and analysts, to attend the conference. An estimated 160 sessions within the four-day conference will offer expert-level sessions on topics spanning from MIS executive tools, fulfillment and mailing operations as well as training sessions on maximizing MIS system investment, focusing on areas such as report writing, finance, inventory management, and estimating. This year there will also be practical sessions focused on growing business with super-wide format digital inkjet printing, on-demand digital printing and variable data printing.
"In this highly competitive market, every company needs to cut costs, reduce waste and simplify scheduling while at the same time keep an eye on what's new in the market that will help them compete for new business and expand their value to existing customers," said Marc Olin, vice president/general manager, Professional Print Applications. "The conference theme, 'Expand Your Opportunities,' will set the tone for this year's event that will be focused on presenting solutions and technologies to help every attendee think about new ways to expand and thrive, save costs and better serve their customers."
For new EFI customers or long-term business partners, Connect 2006 offers participation value for all roles and levels, including:
A New 'Opportunities Track' highlighting revenue-enhancing ideas and technology;
EFI Print MIS Tracks focusing on gaining new profits from system management tools;
EFI Partner Pavilion featuring industry-leading technology and profit ideas presented by EFI partners;
EFI Solution Center providing a close-up look and hands-on opportunities;
EFI Keynotes and more.
Users will find more information on tracks and sessions on www.efi.com/connect06, in addition to super early-bird specials on registration.
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