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GOA Brings Back Full Spanish-Language Conference Program

Press release from the issuing company

Orlando, July 28, 2008 - The many thousands of Spanish-speaking attendees who make up almost 37% of Graphics of the Americas (GOA) visitors are having their wishes answered, as GOA 2009 brings back its popular Spanish language educational conference program. Slated for February 26-28, 2009, the Spanish-language seminars will once again be a key component of the Graphics of the Americas conference and tradeshow, scheduled for February 26-28, 2009, in Miami Beach, Florida.

The multinational presenters are among the best in the industry, leading 11 seminars for Latin American graphic arts professionals at GOA 2009:
•    Steps and Organization for Maximum Effectiveness
•    Observations from drupa: Lowering Costs through Technology and Production
•    Strategy and Interaction with the Market
•    Managing a Graphic Arts Firm
•    Successful Small and Medium-sized Family Businesses
•    5 Proven Tools for Cost Reduction
•    Make Money: PRINT!
•    Color Proofing - Present, Importance, Future Part 1
•    Color Proofing - Present, Importance, Future Part 2
•    Myths and Realities of Color Management
•    Improving Production Efficiency

Speakers include: (See Addendum, following, for full speaker biographies.)

•    Ricard Casals - Spain
•    Jaime Ojeda - Chile
•    Carlos Alvarado - Mexico
•    Luis Enrique Reynoso - Mexico
•    Rainer Wagner - Germany
•    Julian Fernandez - Argentina

GOA President George Ryan says that the goal of the Spanish Language Conference Program is to help graphic arts professionals weed out the best solutions and methods for success among the numerous offerings available to the marketplace. "The Latin American markets in both hemispheres are in the enviable position of having stronger economies at this time. The seminars will help them take maximize their advantage in the world marketplace."

Says Mike Burgstein, a renowned Latin American graphic arts consultant who for many years has served as a GOA liaison and advocate for GOA's Spanish-speaking constituents, "Graphic Arts is a very technology oriented industry and the proper selection of equipment and systems is the key to success. If you have enough quality information, you can avoid uncertainty and make sound decisions."