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PIAG annual conference to focus on social media and future of print

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Smyrna, GA — The Printing & Imaging Association of Georgia’s (PIAG) Annual Conference & Business Meeting, January 20, 2011, offers a half-day of educational programming with a focus on the future and how to integrate social media and print for profitability. Open to print industry professionals and marketing and public relations executives, the conference features three educational sessions and a networking cocktail reception all hosted at PIAG’s headquarters at 5020 Highlands Parkway in Smyrna, Georgia.

Branded as “The Print Revolution”, the event features opening keynote speaker Michael Makin, President  & CEO of Printing Industries of America. His presentation, Reenergize Your Outlook: The Future of Print, will address what printers need to do to ensure future success and how printers can differentiate themselves in a competitive market. Stacey Dougherty, founder and president of 5057Media, will share the basics of incorporating social media into marketing efforts for positive results in her presentation Reinvent Your Strategy: Social Media 101. The closing keynote speaker Jamie Turner, author and chief content officer of the 60 Second Marketer, will present Rethink Your Model: Making Money with Social Media which reveals how Fortune 500 companies are making money with social media and measuring their ROI .

The conference kicks off at 2:30 and closes with a cocktail networking reception from 6:30-8:00 pm.  Registration is $69 for media buyers and PIAG members and $105 for nonmembers. To learn more about the event and to register visit http://www.piag.org/printrevolution.


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