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Kodak Expands Support of Xplor

Press release from the issuing company

Lutz, FL-August 26, 2008 – Xplor International, the worldwide electronic document systems association, today announced that Kodak has become the Founding Sponsor of the Xplor Document University. As the Founding Sponsor, which is part of Xplor's Elite Sponsorship program, Kodak will be the first vendor to take advantage of the brand recognition program that touches all facets of the Xplor Document University global educational programming.

Launched in 2007, Xplor's Document University is an ongoing series of educational products including technical, executive and professional development programs and products designed to provide members and the electronic document industry at large, with learning tools needed to excel in today's professional environment.

"As one of Xplor's long time sponsors, exhibitors and speakers, Kodak is pleased to take another leadership position by becoming the Founding Sponsor of the Xplor Document University," said Pat McGrew, Data Center and Transaction Segment Evangelist of Kodak's Graphics Communication Group. "As the world's foremost imaging innovator, Kodak welcomes the opportunity to expose the Kodak brand to a dedicated audience that relies on our products and solutions in both their professional and personal lives."

Xplor utilizes a variety of educational tools that make use of social media including webinars, blogs and podcasts in addition to their chapter and region programming and annual conference. In addition to their year-round programs, Xplor Document University also allows industry vendors sponsorship opportunities to contribute program content.

"Kodak's continued support and expanded commitment to Xplor International is an instrumental part our success" said Skip Henk, President and CEO, "In the coming weeks you will be seeing announcements on our scholarship programs, College/ University Programming, and more, facilitated by this sponsorship."

The Xplor Elite Sponsorship program helps fund educational programming while also providing vendors with year round industry exposure to the Xplor community and electronic document industry. Elite Sponsorships include: XDU Founder, Platinum, Gold and Silver levels, each having different entitlements. Current Elite Sponsors include: Kodak, Infoprint Solutions, Pitney Bowes / Group I, GMC Software, Bowe Bell and Howell, Elixir Technologies, Exstream Software and Oce Printing.

    Industry vendors interested in exploring sponsorship opportunities with Xplor should contact Deborah Green at [email protected], or by calling 770-444-3845.