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PRESS RELEASE: DIMA elects new officers; Phil Gresham elected president
ANAHEIM, Calif. – Digital Imaging Marketing Association (DIMA), a member association of PMA, elected 2010-2011 officers at the 2010 DIMA Official Business Luncheon today at the annual conference in the Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, Calif.
The officers elected are President Phil Gresham, Fotofast, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia; President-Elect Lee Varis, Varis PhotoMedia, Los Angeles, Calif.; First Vice President Joshua Litwin, Memento Press Inc., San Francisco, Calif.; Second Vice President Mark Zucker, Zookbinders Inc., Deerfield, Ill.; Immediate Past President Chris Lydle, Chris’ Camera Center and Digital Photo, Aiken, S.C.; Secretary/Executive Director Ted Fox, PMA, Jackson, Mich.; and Director-at-Large Steve Olock, Dan’s Camera City, Allentown, Pa.
The trustees are Gabe Cano, Specialty Color Services, Santa Barbara, Calif.; Jirair Christianian, Mike’s Camera Inc., Boulder, Co.; Mark R. Comon, Paul’s Photo Inc., Torrance, Calif.; John M. Lacagnina, ColorCentric Corp., Rochester, N.Y.; Glynn Lavender, Ted’s Camera Stores, Caroline Springs, Victoria, Australia; Ibarionex Perello, Ibarionex Photography, Los Angeles, Calif.; and Erin Manning, The Whole Picture, Manhattan Beach, Calif.
Exploring the technologies that transform the capture, manipulation, sharing, and preservation of images, the Digital Imaging Marketing Association® (DIMA®) empowers photo retailers, professional and commercial imagers, and photographers to push the boundaries of possibility and drive their entrepreneurial success. DIMA builds on an 85-year legacy of PMA®, the worldwide photo imaging association, by promoting emerging technologies and business innovations throughout the global photo imaging industry. DIMA directs this purpose through the development of education, marketing research, and networking forums, and enables its members to envision and experience successful methods of technology integration yielding improved business practices.
Major PMA events coming soon:
Southern California Photo Expo, Feb. 20, 2010, Anaheim, Calif.
PMA 2010 International Convention and Trade Show, Feb. 21-23, 2010, Anaheim, Calif.
DIMA Annual Conference, Feb. 19-22, 2010, Anaheim, Calif.
PIEA Education Conference, Feb. 19-22, 2010, Anaheim, Calif.
PSPA Annual Conference, Feb. 19-22, 2010, Anaheim, Calif.
SPAA Annual Conference, Feb. 19-22, 2010, Anaheim, Calif.
PPFA Annual Conference, Feb. 21-23, 2010, Anaheim, Calif.
PMA Australia 2010 Digital Life Expo
(formerly PMA Australia 2010 Imaging Technology Show), June 3-6, 2010, Melbourne, Australia
For more information on PMA events, visit the PMA home page.
About PMA – The Worldwide Community of Imaging Associations
As a professional trade association, PMA® helps the worldwide photo imaging community achieve business success and adapt to new technologies. Its commitment to members in 100-plus countries is part of an 85-year legacy that connects business owners to a network of knowledge and support. PMA furthers this purpose through the development of educational programs, marketing research, publications, and trade shows. As a not-for-profit organization, any success PMA achieves in its endeavors directly benefits the industry, providing the means to continua
lly develop services and activities for members.
(First posted on Monday, February 22, 2010 at 18:47 EST)