Hewlett Packard Company - 9/4/2009
New HP Learning, Business Development Offerings Launched at
Print 09 Help PSPs Grow Their Businesses
HP today announced a range of new educational opportunities introduced and presented at this month's
PRINT 09 tradeshow.
The opportunities include new, free "THRIVE Live!" seminars to be presented during PRINT 09, as well
as an expanded HP Graphic Arts Capture Business Success Program featuring new training opportunities
and business development tools.
The THRIVE Live! educational executive workshops underscore HP's "Thrive" theme in booth No. 1229 at
PRINT 09, a show where HP is exhibiting a complete range of solutions, including digital presses, large-format
printers, inkjet imagers and end-to-end workflow solutions.
The HP Graphic Arts Capture Business Success program, one of the industry's most comprehensive business
development offerings, offers print service providers (PSPs) a full range of resources to help them manage and
grow their businesses. The program now includes eight new courses, as well as a new, free HP SmartPlanner
3.0 job estimator utility and an HP PSP Locator scheduled for release in 2010.
"Our commitment to high-quality training reflects HP's overall commitment to customer success," said Michael
Hoffmann, senior vice president, Graphics Solutions Business, HP. "PRINT 09 presents the ideal opportunity
to share with the industry how HP is determined to lead not only in its technology offerings, but in the ways it
helps customers grow their businesses with digital."
THRIVE Live! with HP
The daily executive workshops in the HP booth at PRINT 09 will cover a variety of topics to help customers
better understand key subjects that will enable them to succeed in today's business environment. Presented
throughout the day, THRIVE Live! Workshops include sessions on: HP SmartStream Director; driving growth
with the HP Inkjet Web Press; large-format opportunities for growth; and environmental leadership.
THRIVE Live! also includes an overview of the HP Graphic Arts Capture program, with details on program
components such as the HP Indigo SmartPlanner and the Digital Solutions Cooperative (Dscoop) users group.