VERSAILLES, Ky. and FRAMINGHAM, Mass., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Everything Channel, a UBM company, today announced that Photizo Group was selected as the strategic event partner for the upcoming Print & Imaging Summit, "Transforming the Print & Imaging Marketplace: How Innovators are Embracing a New Era of Disruptive Technologies and Services," taking place May 3 - 4, 2011 at The Peabody Orlando, Orlando, FL. As the recognized leader in research and market intelligence for the managed print services (MPS) market, Photizo Group was a natural fit with the event, designed to engage leading technology vendors and customers in meaningful discussions about the future of "Office Printing and Managed Print Services."
This year's Summit will highlight the key trends and innovations shaping the print and imaging marketplace, with a keen focus on the burgeoning MPS market. The new partnership will bring together Photizo Group's leading edge MPS content with insights from other thought leaders to create a forum that is ideally suited to engage with relevant executives to explore the many facets of technology and services for 21st century print. Key themes of the event will focus on the transformation taking place in the MPS market and the growing, strategic importance of print and imaging to C-Level executives.
"The print and imaging market is clearly at an inflection point. The decisions made today around technology and services platforms are going to have long-term ramifications. That is why it is important to partner with world class organizations that can provide market insight and decision-making tools for our attendees and sponsors. Photizo Group is one of the leading research and consulting organizations in the print and imaging market and we are proud to partner with them on the 2011 Print and Imaging Summit," said Robert C. DeMarzo, Senior Vice President of Strategic Content, Everything Channel.
Ed Crowley, Chief Executive Officer of Photizo Group, will be giving the opening keynote address, "The MPS Trifecta - Cost Savings, Environmental Benefits, and Improving IT Productivity" to kick off the conference. "Photizo Group is pleased to be partnering with one of the world's largest and most influential IT and channel publishing companies. We see this as the first phase of a relationship that combines the depth of our managed print services industry knowledge with one of the strongest IT media brands to bring unique content across the widest audience possible. We are excited about this opportunity and believe it represents not only a recognition of Photizo Group's thought leadership in managed print services, but also, the movement of managed print services from the 'early adopter' community to acceptance by the 'mainstream' market."
For more information about the Print and Imaging Summit, visit: http://everythingchannelevents.com/pims11
Everything Channel is the premier provider of IT channel-focused events, media, research, consulting, and sales and marketing services. With over 30 years of experience and engagement, Everything Channel has the unmatched channel expertise to execute integrated solutions for technology executives managing partner recruitment, enablement and go-to-market strategy in order to accelerate technology sales. Everything Channel is a UBM company. To learn more about Everything Channel, visit us at http://www.everythingchannel.com. Follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/everythingchnl.
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Photizo Group is the market's main source for ongoing business intelligence about the rapidly growing opportunity of managed print services (MPS). MPS involves managing hardcopy device fleets (copiers, printers, multifunction devices, and fax machines) in a unified fashion, often outsourcing this to an external vendor. Photizo provides the most complete body of research on the managed print services market. From its landmark MPS study in April 2008 to ongoing research covering North America, Europe and Asia, Photizo has emerged as a leader in dynamic business intelligence about the MPS market. The firm also offers proprietary studies and custom consulting. Vendors, dealers and enterprises can find MPS information and resources at http://www.photizogroup.com, including an "MPS Quick Facts and Figures" page.
SOURCE Everything Channel