Headquartered in Indianapolis, International Business Solutions Alliance (IBSA), chose the beautiful downtown area for the site of its 2006 National Conference and Trade Show. More than half of the organizations 135 affiliates and 115 preferred vendors gathered Aug. 13-16 at the Hyatt Regency for networking opportunities and educational seminars, including sessions on selling digital printing programs, the latest RFID technology updates, health-care market sales strategies and applications for hot new promotional products. Highlights of the event included a supplier trade show, and presentations by printing industry forecaster Dr. Joe Webb and business speaker Dirk Beveridge. During the IBSA awards banquet, supplier awards were presented
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Oklahoma City-based INTEGRIS Health, the state's largest not-for-profit health-care organization, has agreed to purchase forms, printing, promotional products, and other business solutions from Indianapolis-based International Business Solutions Alliance (IBSA) through its purchasing agreement with Novation, the contracting services company of VHA Inc. and the University HealthSystem Consortium. INTEGRIS Health operates a system of 11 hospitals, led in the Oklahoma City area by INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center and INTEGRIS Southwest Medical Center. Oklahoma City IBSA Affiliate Print Imaging Group will supply nine INTEGRIS Health regional hospitals and 19 physician's offices as part of the agreement. Since the start of IBSA's contract with Novation on Jan.