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The New Print Reality: WhatTheyThink.com Event at Graph Expo Features Dr. Joe Webb

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September 10, 2003 -- 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 29th from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. in Room S103BC, McCormick Place in Chicago. Sign up today. http://members.whattheythink.com/home/geevent.cfm The one hour event is entitled “Get Ahead of Your Competition: Thriving in the New Print Reality”. It will offer printing and publishing executives better ways to navigate economic, human and technology issues in today's challenging new environment. Dr. Joe will also discuss the entrepreneurial spirit and attributes of the printing industry’s leading owners. Topics will include: - Can printers be in the communications business? The way you answer this affects all aspects of your organization. - Are you driving sales or are sales driving you? - Do you know your customers? Immerse yourself in your customer's business. - The new role of print "There is little doubt that printing executives must execute effectively in a 'new print reality' and Graph Expo is the perfect setting 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 for all attendees. We are honored by their decision to support this venue." 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. To register for this event, visit the following page - http://members.whattheythink.com/home/geevent.cfm 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 MAN Roland Inc. will be getting personal at Graph Expo. The press maker is populating pavilion #1030 with printers who are using MAN Roland systems to successfully implement the advantages of Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) in their shops and plants. Showgoers can get a sneak preview of the exhibit’s presentation by visiting www.manroland.com and clicking in the "Success Spoken Here" section. 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.