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Registration Opens for Print Buyers International Conference

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CHESTNUT HILL, MASS -- It's a brave new world in print buying and printing, and smart print buyers must learn new ways to keep their careers on track. Unlock the secrets of continued success and enjoy hundreds of dollars worth of career boosting benefits by registering by August 14th, 2009 to attend the 4th Annual Print Buyers Conference. The Conference will be held on November 3rd-5th, 2009 at the Westford Regency Inn & Conference Center, Westford, MA.

Produced by Print Buyers International (PBI), the 2009 Conference features a new EXTRA Early Bird Registration Special that combines a package of valuable benefits with significantly discounted pricing on all print buyer registrations completed by August 14th, 2009. (Printers, brokers, other manufacturers and service providers do not qualify for this special offer.) The new EXTRA Early Bird Registration Special includes:

- 6 FREE months of new or extended Boston Print Buyers (BPB) membership;
- 6 FREE months of new or extended subscription to BPB Member News;
- FREE professional listing in BPB's online Member Directory;
- Advance notice about job openings and FREE job postings;
- FREE online interactions and connection with print buying peers;
- Major discounts on all BPB events and products;

The unique combination of EXTRA Early Bird Registration add-ons and the Conference's affordable new pricing structure make the 4th Annual Print Buyers Conference a can't-miss opportunity for people who purchase or influence the purchase of print.

"As the print buying industry's foremost educational resource, PBI's annual conference is well-known for the quality of its speakers and the breadth of its programming," Dana says. "With our affordable new pricing structure plus a focus on the changes in the industry, the 2009 Conference is well-positioned to help lead print buyers into the next phase of their careers."

Thought-Provoking Keynote Presentations

Based on the theme of "Relevance through Reinvention," this year's Conference will feature a quartet of topical keynotes. Dana, an engaging speaker and sought-after consultant, will open the Conference on Wednesday, November 4th with a clear-eyed look at Secrets to Staying Relevant As Print Production Professionals. Later that day, PIA Director of Environmental, Health & Safety Affairs Gary Jones will examine, The Characteristics of a Sustainable ("Green") Printer. Organizational psychologist Dr. Paul Powers will offer keys to continued career success during his Dinner Keynote on The Recession Solution: Why This Economy Is Your Career's Best Friend. Finally, on Thursday, November 5th, consider the impact of social media on your business at Bizucate President Peter Muir's Breakfast keynote, Professional Social Networking: How to Leverage Facebook & Other Social Networking Tools.

New Boot Camps for Print Buyers & Print Reps

In another first-time innovation, the Conference will offer two new Boot Camps on Tuesday, November 3rd. The full-day Advanced Print Buyer Boot Camp! led by Frank Romano and Joe Suffoletto will help experienced print buyers and past Boot Camp graduates work smarter, faster and more effectively in a fast-changing world. Be sure to register to earn Advanced Print Media Professional Certification (APMP) when you sign up. The half-day Boot Camp for Print Reps! led by Margie Dana and Frank Romano will help print, paper and customer service reps, print company executives, and CEOs understand what today's print buying customers need and want.

EXTRA Early Bird Registration Starts NOW

Take advantage of PBI's Extra Early Bird Registration discount before it expires on August 14th by going to www.printbuyersconference.com. Be sure to sign up for Advanced Print Buyer Boot Camp!, Advanced Print Media Professional (APMP) Certification, or Boot Camp for Print Reps! Reserve your room at the Westford Regency Inn and Conference Center at the same time.

Group Discounts

Sign up three or more people from the same company at the same time and get 10% off all registrations. For Group Discount details, contact Barbara Graham at 978-490-0100, or email [email protected].

Sponsor Space Available

Only 22 sponsor spots remain at the 4th Annual Print Buyers Conference. Join influential print companies and other service providers at this important gathering of print buying professionals. For details on exhibiting, including a full Exhibitor Prospectus, visit www.printbuyersconference.com/exhibitors/index.html.

More Conference Information

Please contact Barbara Graham, Executive Administrator and Conference Manager, at [email protected] or at 978-490-0100. If you are on the Margie's Print Tips email list, you'll get Conference news as it unfolds.