Everything Channel Announces the Winners of the Print & Imaging Summit Innovation Awards

Top Office and Production Print Executives Recognize the Latest Product Innovations

Dec 10, 2008

Everything Channel's Print & Imaging Summit, a division of United Business Media, today announced the winners of the Print & Imaging Summit Innovation Awards. The Print & Imaging Summit took place December 3-5 at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort in Bonita Springs, Florida. The Summit brought together print decision makers with leading technology providers to build management and investment strategies.

"Print & Imaging Summit is the premier 'go to' event for the office print and production print community and the only industry event that offers an unprecedented opportunity to explore this increasingly mission-critical next-generation technology growth area," said Nancy Hammervik, Vice President, Everything Channel Events. "Winning a Print & Imaging Summit Innovation Award is one of the most significant indicators of the outstanding technology innovation and market initiatives happening throughout the print community. Congratulations to all of the winners."

The Summit offers a uniquely interactive forum designed to create strategic connections between corporate print buyers -- who are often isolated within their organizations -- with their peers and future technology partners. This year, the Summit focused on print management and investment strategies for the 21st century and covered how to help office and production print executives take the critical leap forward in technology expertise required to remain relevant and valuable to their rapidly transforming organizations.

The Print & Imaging Summit Innovation Awards are the only industry awards voted on solely by the attending print executives. The award winners are as follows:

  --  Best Hardware Solution: Ricoh Americas Corporation
  --  Best Software Solution: Pharos Systems International, Inc.
  --  Best Service Solution: PathForward, a Standard Register BU
  --  Best Presentation: PathForward, a Standard Register BU
  --  Most Innovative Solution:  COPI - CodeZ QR
  --  Best of Show:  Pharos Systems International, Inc.

For additional information on the Print & Imaging Summit, visit: http://www.print-imagingsummit.com/.

Vision Events (visionevents.com)

Vision Events, a division of Everything Channel, is a leading producer of highly focused business events that bring resellers and end users together with leading and emerging vendors in private boardroom appointments and case study presentations to form strategic partnerships and secure new business in the technology sector.

Everything Channel (www.everythingchannel.com, www.channelweb.com)

Everything Channel is the one-stop-shop for accessing, enabling and accelerating technology sales channels. From branding and recruiting to marketing and sales, Everything Channel offers technology marketers the unmatched breadth and depth of global brands and market intelligence combined with an unparallel audience loyalty and credibility serving all technology sales channels. Through innovative sales and marketing solutions, Everything Channel arms the sellers of technology with the resources they need to achieve measurable and significant results.

About United Business Media Limited (www.unitedbusinessmedia.com)

United Business Media Limited (UBM) is a global media and marketing services company that informs markets and brings the world's buyers and sellers together at events, online, in print, and with the information they need to do business successfully. UBM serves professional and commercial communities, from IT professionals to doctors, from journalists to jewelry dealers, from farmers to pharmacists around the world. UBM employs more than 6,500 people in more than 30 countries. UBM's businesses operating in the US include CMPMedica, Commonwealth Business Media, Everything Channel, PR Newswire, RISI, TechInsights, TechWeb and Think Services. UBM is listed on the London Stock Exchange (UBM.L) and has a market capitalization of $1.6 billion.

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  Everything Channel
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CONTACT: Kate Spellman of Everything Channel, +1-516-562-7383,

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