Printing Industries of America to Offer InfoTrends e-Learning Programs and Ultimate Guide Online
Pittsburgh-based Printing Industries of America (PIA) announced that effective immediately it will be offering InfoTrends e-Learning programs and Ultimate Guide Online buyer's guide through its web portal. As part of the agreement, members will be eligible for discounts on each program. InfoTrends is the leading worldwide market research and strategic consulting firm for the digital imaging and document solutions industry.
"InfoTrends offers a complete resource for print service providers looking for new ways to drive their business growth," commented Julie Shaffer, vice president, digital technologies, at PIA. "The Ultimate Guide Online buyer's guide offers helpful tools to make it easier to select the right hardware and software solutions to fit your business needs, while the e-Learning programs provide the training to help your sales team sell new products successfully. We are very pleased to be partnering with InfoTrends to offer our members these innovative new products."
InfoTrends' Web-based e-Learning training programs offer a self-paced curriculum with guided audio and engaging interactive exercises that are available 24 hours a day—at an affordable price. InfoTrends currently has two comprehensive training programs available: Customized Communications Sales Training and Introduction to Digital Color. Each program can be purchased for $399, or the user can purchase individual courses for $99 each. Everyone will receive a 5 percent discount if they order from the PIA Web portal (www.printing.org/elearning), and members will receive a 15 percent discount on e-Learning programs.
InfoTrends' Ultimate Guide Online is the most comprehensive Web-based resource for production printing hardware and software product comparisons. Each guide includes information on products across all leading brands and offers an unbiased, third-party analysis with real-time updates as the market evolves. The interactive tool allows subscribers to understand and compare a range of solutions quickly and easily from the comfort of the office.
Ultimate Guides are currently available for Enterprise TransPromo, multi-channel communications, variable data publishing and web-to-print. Ultimate Guides for production-class cut-sheet, roll-fed, and wide-format digital devices will be available later this year. Members can try the database for free by signing up through the Printing Industries' website (www.printing.org/ultimateguide).