Newton, MA (PRWEB) August 20, 2009
Lyra Research, the digital imaging authority (http://www.lyra.com), is excited to announce that Candace Murphy, vice president of contract technology solutions for Staples, Inc., will provide the keynote address at the 2010 Lyra Imaging Symposium. The 13th annual Symposium will be held on January 25-27, 2010 at the Rancho Las Palmas Resort and Spa in Rancho Mirage, California. The Symposium 's varied presentations and panel discussions will explore the event's official theme, "The Road to Recovery."
As vice president of Staples' Contract Technology Solutions, Ms. Murphy develops and executes strategies to offer relevant technology solutions to B2B customers across all market segments. With more than 15 years of sales and marketing experience, she has an exceptional background in the development and implementation of strategic business and product strategies in the high-tech industry. Prior to joining Staples, Ms. Murphy was vice president of merchandising and marketing at Tech Depot, an Office Depot company.
"We are thrilled to have Ms. Murphy as our 2010 Symposium keynote speaker. Key players in the industry will want to be in attendance to hear what the world's largest retailer of imaging hardware and supplies has to say about its customers' needs and wants and what it believes imaging vendors need to do to gain momentum in the coming months," said Charles LeCompte, president and founder of Lyra Research.
Symposium Agenda Highlights
The 2010 Lyra Imaging Symposium includes two full days of insightful presentations and panel discussions by top industry analysts and executives. This year's Symposium agenda features sessions on hot industry topics such as which vendors are making the grade (vendor scorecards), managed print services, the environment, and commercial and production printing. Popular sessions including Office Printing, Global Spotlight, Wall Street Watch, and Consumer Imaging and Photo Printing are also returning.
Be sure to visit http://www.lyra.com/symposium for updated agenda details as well as registration, hotel, and travel information.
How to Register
The Symposium will take place from Monday, January 25, 2010 to Wednesday, January 27, 2010. The early bird registration fee is $1,595 and is valid until November 30, 2009. The standard registration fee is $1,745. Attractive group rate incentives are available. To register, call Sandy Tobin at 617-454-2612, or visit http://www.lyra.com/symposium for secure online registration.
Sponsorship opportunities at the Symposium offer top-notch visibility, allowing you to deliver your message to a select group of imaging industry decision makers. With Lyra's lauded conference format, exclusive meeting rooms, and exhibitor showcase, the environment is perfect for networking. The cost of sponsorship remains affordable to ensure satisfaction and maximum return on investment. To add your company to the list of leading organizations already sponsoring this premier event, download the sponsorship prospectus (PDF) at http://lyra6.lyra.com/unitymailimages/pressroom/2010SymposiumSponsorProspectusFINAL.pdf, or contact Sandy Tobin at 617-454-2612.
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