On Demand Conference & Expo Announces Best of Show Award Winners
BOSTON—April 17, 2007 -- At an awards ceremony this afternoon, Questex Media Group, Inc. announced the winners of the On Demand Best of Show Award program. InfoTrends, a leading market research and consulting firm in the digital imaging and document solutions industry, partnered with the On Demand Conference & Exposition to produce the awards program. The On Demand Conference & Exposition is taking place this week at the Boston Convention & Exposition Center.
The On Demand Best of Show Awards were judged in eight categories. One Best of Show award was presented in each of the following categories:
Bindery, Finishing and Mailing Equipment: PAT Technology, Varstar Digital UV Coater
Document Creation Software: Enfocus, NEO
Monochrome Digital Printing Equipment: Xerox, Nuvera 288
Print MIS/ERP: Avanti, Graphic Arts Management System
Process Color Digital Printing Equipment: Kodak, NexPress M700
Spot Color Digital Printing Equipment: Océ, VarioStream 9240
Web to Print Solutions: Bitstream, Pageflex Storefront 5
Workflow Solutions: Rochester Software Associates, WebCRD 6.06
In addition to the Best of Show Award announcements, the following companies were awarded honorable mentions:
Bindery, Finishing and Mailing Equipment: ExactBind, PBS6000
Document Creation Software: Bitstream, Pageflex 5
Monochrome Digital Printing Equipment: Océ, VarioStream 9240
Process Color Digital Printing Equipment: Xerox, DocuColor 260
Web to Print Solutions: Kodak, Web-to-Print Solutions
Workflow Solutions: Konica Minolta, Printgroove
The competition was judged by a diversified panel of professionals from the graphic arts and printing community including Frank Romano, Professor Emeritus, RIT; Don Goldman, Director, ConsultWare; and Noel Ward, Executive Editor, On Demand Journal.
“The awards program recognizes the companies that are truly at the forefront of innovation and leadership in the digital imaging and document solutions industry. We are thrilled to honor them for their outstanding achievements,” said Patrick Gallagher, Event Director – AIIM and ON DEMAND Conferences & Expos, Questex Media Group.
“The pool of nominations was exceptional, which made judging difficult,” commented Charlie Pesko, President of InfoTrends. “These solutions are truly best of breed. We applaud all the entrants on their success.”
The On Demand Conference & Expo is the world’s leading digital printing conference and exposition, which encompasses all the technologies that are used to create, manage, personalize, print and deliver content. It’s more than print on demand technology, management and strategy; it’s insight into the future of the printing industry by experts who have been at the forefront of the printing business for many years.
For additional information on the ON DEMAND Conference & Expo, visit www.ondemandexpo.com.
InfoTrends, a Questex Company, is the leading worldwide market research and strategic consulting firm for the digital imaging and document solutions industry. InfoTrends provides research, analysis, forecasts, and advice to help clients understand market trends, identify opportunities, and develop strategies to grow their businesses.
About Questex Media Group, Inc.
The ON DEMAND Conference & Expo is produced by Questex Media Group, Inc. (www.questex.com), a global, diversified business-to-business integrated media provider, headquartered in Newton, MA. Questex serves multiple industries including technology, beauty, travel, hospitality, leisure, home entertainment, industrial and specialty services through a range of well-established, market-leading publications, events, interactive media and integrated marketing services. The company’s properties include 23 trade publications, 50 websites, 25 conferences and tradeshows. Questex has more than 400 employees in offices throughout North America, South America, Asia and Europe.