January 2013

AIIM Teams with Photizo

AIIM Teams Up with Photizo Group to Present Workshop at Transform 2013 Global Conference in Scottsdale, AZ

Midway, KY, January 17, 2013—Partnering with Photizo Group for the first time, AIIM, the global community of information professionals, will present a one-day workshop at Transform, Photizo Group’s annual global imaging industry conference. Transform 2013 Global will take place May 6-9, 2013 in Scottsdale, AZ, at the Scottsdale Resort and Conference Center. As supporters of information professionals for nearly 70 years, AIIM is known industry-wide, with the distinct advantage of being a trusted source of information and edu cation for its community of more than 100,000 members.

The workshop, How to Sell Document Management Solutions—From Reactive to Proactive Solution Selling (AIIM ECM Sales Enablement Certificate Course), will take placeon May 9. The course will teach attendees how to identify, engage, and close customers, as well as the importance of becoming a trusted advisor. Geared toward sales representatives and channel partners, attendees will get access to resources that will allow them to tap into AIIM’s professional knowledge of industry best practices. Exploring the foundation of sales, opportunity identification, customer engagement, and maximization of opportunity, attendees will be a part of a customized, hands-on training process. Attendees will be able obtain an AIIM ECM Sales Enablement c ertificate from this training.

“We’re incredibly excited about this partnership and the education opportunity we’ll be providing at Transform 2013”, said John Mancini, president of AIIM. “We’re equipping the community to position and sell solutions in a way that enhances the selling organization and provides value to their customers. These are the industry’s best sales practices, provided in a one-day course.”

Transform 2013 Global is the premier conference in the imaging industry, offering premium education about the ever-changing managed print services industry, as well as hardware, supplies, and digital workflow transformation. As the imaging industry landscape continues to change, Photizo Group’s mission to be industry thought leaders reaches new heights each year, promising that this year’s conference will be a game-changer.

“Partnering with AIIM for the Document Management Solutions Workshop was a no-brainer,” said Photizo Group Founder and CEO, Ed Crowley. “By partnering with AIIM, we are adding excellent education on document workflow and management to enable advanced MPS engagements.”

Conference attendees who wish to take part in the workshop can e-mail Terri Crowley, Photizo’s director of conferences and events, at tcrowley@photizogroup.com.

Registration is $395 (in U.S. dollars) for conference attendees, which, remarkably, is a discount of more than 50 percent over the list price for this special workshop session. For those who do not plan to attend Transform, but wish to register for the workshop, registration is $450 (in U.S. dollars).

About Photizo Group

A leading transformation firm, Photizo Group assists clients in transforming their businesses from product-centric to services-centric companies. We provide clients with innovative and practical market intelligence, consulting, and education services based upon our deep industry insight and objective analysis. Photizo is a trusted advisor and provides clients, as well as the entire imaging market, with visionary guidance to help make successful business decisionswww.photizogroup.com.

About AIIM

AIIM (www.aiim.org) has been an advocate and supporter of information professionals for nearly 70 years. The association’s mission is to ensure that information professionals understand the current and future challenges of managing information assets in an era of social, mobile, cloud, and big data. Founded in1943, AIIM builds on a strong heritage of research and member service. Today, AIIM is a global, non-profit organization that provides independent research, education, and certification programs to information professionals. AIIM represents the entire information-management community, with programs and content for practitioners, technology suppliers, integrators, and consultants.

Media Contact:

Lauren Harris

Marketing Manager


1.859.846.9830 ex 119