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PMA Announces 2008 Convention and Trade Show Dates

JACKSON, Mich. – ¬ The PMA 08 International Convention and Trade Show, the world's largest annual photo imaging trade show for the estimated $83 billion worldwide industry, is set for Thursday, Jan. 31 through Saturday, Feb. 2, 2008, at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nev., USA.

"While we are fully committed to the city of Las Vegas and our early February dates, we have listened to the comments and concerns of our various constituencies regarding the overlap with Super Bowl XLII, held Feb. 3 in Phoenix," says Ted Fox, PMA Executive Director and CEO. "We've responded in a timely fashion.

"PMA will continue to offer the full complement of educational opportunities that are the hallmark of our convention, as well as allied meetings of PPFA®, DIMA®, PSPA™, SPAA, PIEA and PSRO™," said Fox. "Super Bowl week has traditionally been an exciting time for the city of Las Vegas – and its hotels – and we anticipate tying into a number of these events for our attendees and our exhibitors."

PMA 08 will mark the 84th annual convention for the association. PMA conventions are open to business owners and executives in the photo imaging industry, as well as press and media representatives.

As a professional trade association, PMA helps the worldwide photo imaging community achieve business success and adapt to new technologies. Its commitment to 20,000 members in 100-plus countries is part of an 82-year legacy that connects business owners to a network of knowledge and support. PMA furthers this purpose through the development of educational programs and business services, marketing research, publications, and trade shows. As a nonprofit organization, any success enjoyed by PMA in its endeavors directly benefits the industry, allowing PMA to provide continual services and activities for members.