Konica Minolta Hosts "Connect For Growth 07" in New Orleans24 Jan, 2007
Konica Minolta Hosts "Connect For Growth 07" in New Orleans
RAMSEY, NJ and NEW ORLEANS, LA - January 24, 2007 - KONICA MINOLTA BUSINESS SOLUTIONS U.S.A., INC. (KONICA MINOLTA), today announced that it has selected New Orleans as the site for its "Connect for Growth 07" business conference and exposition. Scheduled to take place from February 6 to 8, 2007, the conference will host dealers and partners from throughout North America where they will hear from senior executives of KONICA MINOLTA who will outline company goals and directions, provide education on new products and technologies, and introduce marketing programs designed to further accelerate impressive growth areas.
The conference is designed to showcase to KONICA MINOLTA's dealer partners the latest products and programs that will allow them to take advantage of the business opportunity afforded to them by representing KONICA MINOLTA.
"This is a very important meeting for Konica Minolta and our Dealer Partners," said Jun Haraguchi, President and CEO, KONICA MINOLTA BUSINESS SOLUTIONS U.S.A., INC. "We see this as an opportunity to ensure that our network of dealer partners are fully enabled to continue our market expansion and build upon the success that we've achieved to date. Additionally, as a company we believe in giving-back. By selecting New Orleans, not only are we providing a boost to the local convention business, we are showcasing that the area is "event-ready," which will hopefully enlighten other companies that New Orleans can successfully host events of this scope, magnitude and importance."
During the course of the three-day conference, KONICA MINOLTA will welcome over 800 attendees where the Hilton Riverside Hotel will serve as headquarters for the event. The event will offer a product exposition center and break-out sessions where attendees learn how KONICA MINOLTA's offerings will help business partners add value through solution selling, increasing revenue and profits. Additional attendees will be housed at the Windsor Court Hotel and Loews New Orleans Hotel; and events supporting the local area include a golf tournament at TPC Louisiana, a "free-night" to visit local establishments, and a closing celebration at the Metropolitan at Generations Square.