MPS Heavyweight Ricoh Commits as Platinum Sponsor for Global MPS Conference

<p>March 31, 2011, Lexington, KY -- Momentum continues to build for the 2011 Global MPS Conference, as industry heavyweight Ricoh commits to Platinum-level conference sponsorship. Strong support and interest extend across the industry, with attendee registration numbers running ahead of the same period for the 2010 MPS Conference. In addition, booth space at the Global MPS Conference has already sold out. To accommodate the overflow of interest, conference host Photizo Group has redesigned the floor plan to allow a limited number of additional booths.</p> <p>“Ricoh is pleased to sponsor the Global Photizo Conference for 2011. This event allows for the sharing of knowledge and best practices among industry peers. As an MPS/MDS provider, we are keenly aware of the need for business transformation in the 21st century and are well positioned to join our clients on this journey. Advice and ongoing education from Photizo continue to help shape our industry, and we are thankful for their contributions. We are confident that our investment in this conference is well worth it,” stated Mark Boelhouwer, Vice President of Strategic Marketing for Ricoh U.S.&#160; </p> <!--break--> <p>In addition to the new Platinum Sponsor, a number of other impressive organizations have signed on as sponsors of the Global MPS Conference. Metal sponsors include:</p> <p><strong>Gold Sponsors:</strong></p> <ul> <li>MWA Intelligence / Intel </li> <li>NER Data Corporation </li> <li>Print Audit</li> </ul> <p><strong>Silver Sponsors:</strong></p> <ul> <li> LMI Solutions </li> <li>OKI Printing Solutions </li> <li>PrintFleet</li> </ul> <p><strong>Bronze Sponsors:</strong></p> <ul> <li>FMAudit </li> <li>Newfield IT </li> </ul> <p>“The response so far is overwhelming. All sectors of the MPS market are focusing their attention on the upcoming Global MPS Conference. The industry has never been so robust, and the conference is gearing up to match that interest head on. It’s shaping up to be the largest event yet for the MPS industry, and with premier sponsors like HP and Ricoh, we know we are connecting with the industry mindset in a major way,” said Photizo founder and CEO, Ed Crowley. “The popularity of the exhibit hall shows that people are expecting it to again be the hub of activity, buzzing with new partnerships, industry excitement and significant announcements.”</p> <p><strong>About the Conference <br /></strong>The 2011 Global MPS Conference takes place May 2 - 4, 2011 at the Peabody Hotel in Orlando, FL. Attendees come from across the market, including MPS vendors, software providers, OEMs, dealers, resellers, IT VARs, CXOs, IT decision makers, consultants, media and many more. Photizo, who introduced the MPS Hybrid Dealer and MPS Customer Adoption Model, hosts the 2011 Global MPS Conference and the worldwide series of MPS Conferences.</p> <p>More information about the 2011 Global MPS Conference is available at <a href="http://www.photizogroup.com/global2011/">http://www.photizogroup.com/glo.... For information about exhibition space or sponsoring, contact David Brown at <a href="mailto:dbrown@photizogroup.com">dbrown@photizogroup.com</a>.</p> <p>This article was originally posted on <a href="http://www.bertl.com/web/PORTAL_NEWS;jsessionid=EC327BC45CE1F7458BED1B5A...

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