Kodak Champions the Role of Women as the Chief Memory Officer

Kodak Announces Presenting Sponsorship of The Women's Conference 2010

Oct 24, 2010, 08:00 ET from Eastman Kodak Company

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Oct. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Eastman Kodak Company announced today that it will be a presenting sponsor of The Women's Conference (TWC) 2010, the nation's premier forum for women, continuing its role as a champion of women by developing products and services that increase productivity and enhance women's lives. KODAK Products are designed with sharing in mind, making it easy for consumers to share key moments in their lives with those who are most important to them.

"The tremendous work ethic of our founder, George Eastman, was inspired by his mother as she instilled in him the core values that have become our company's foundation," said Leslie Dance, Vice President of Brand Marketing & Communications. "At Kodak, women have really been our core customer for more than 125 years. We have long championed the role of women as the Chief Memory Officer."

As a Presenting Sponsor of TWC, Kodak will be on site throughout the conference beginning with First Lady of California Maria Shriver's March on Alzheimer's on Sunday, October 24 and running through The Main Event on Tuesday, October 26. Photographers will capture highlights from the conference and share those images on the Kodak Times Square Digital Display in New York City on Seventh Avenue as well as a photo of the day on Kodak.com. Attendees can choose from a select collection of photos taken during the walk for printing via a KODAK Picture Kiosk or KODAK Inkjet Printer at the Kodak booth.

In addition, KODAK PYNK Smart Print Ready frames, an innovative new system that automatically measures, crops, arranges and prints photos to fit a collage frame, will be signed by notable celebrity attendees and auctioned off to benefit the Alzheimer's Association this December. Consumers can learn more about the auction details at www.kodak.com/go/TWC.

Kodak's presence at The Women's Conference 2010 (TWC) will also include an on-site presence where the company's latest product lineup will be featured. Attendees will learn more about KODAK Inkjet Printers that feature the lowest total ink replacement cost in the industry(1) allowing consumers to print and share more; the KODAK Picture Kiosk featuring KODAK PYNK Smart Print System, connect to FACEBOOK, KODAK  Gallery or PICASA WEB ALBUMS sites, video snapshot and facial retouch; KODAK  Gallery's  new Photo Books with SMARTFIT Technology as well as other photo gifts and KODAK Digital Cameras and KODAK Digital Frames that make sharing your fondest memories easier than ever.

With six separate events covering three full days, The Women's Conference 2010 is the largest and most dynamic conference for women in the world. Taking place in Long Beach, CA, more than 30,000 women from all walks of life will gather together to be educated, inspired and empowered to be Architects of Change in their own lives, within their communities and around the world. The conference will feature more than 150 speakers, including Susan Tousi, General Manager of Consumer Inkjet Systems and Vice President of Kodak and Vice President Brand Marketing & Communications at Kodak, Leslie Dance.

Each of the conference speakers will receive a personalized, commemorative Photo Book from KODAK Gallery following the conference.

About Kodak

As the world's foremost imaging innovator, Kodak helps consumers, businesses, and creative professionals unleash the power of pictures and printing to enrich their lives.

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(1)  As compared to leading consumer inkjet printers' total ink load replacement costs using manufacturers' recommended standard ink cartridges available in single quantity pricing (i.e., no multi-packs, high capacity, combo packs, value packs or special promotions); excludes printers that use only one cartridge.  Based on independent third party price survey data obtained June 2010.  

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SOURCE Eastman Kodak Company