May 29, 2008 // Franchising.com // - Leading companies in the printing, document solutions and graphic arts supply industries will exhibit in more than 100 booths across 50,000 square feet of exhibit space at the Annual Sir Speedy and PIP International Convention and Vendor Show at the Westin Diplomat in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, July 9-13. Major industry suppliers come to this annual event to exhibit their products to one of the world's largest franchise organizations in the quick printing industry.
"Our goal is to keep our franchisees apprised of the latest products, services and technology tools that fit with our new business model. The Vendor Show gives our vendors the opportunity to meet our franchisees and showcase those products and services in one comprehensive venue," said John McNew, vendor relations manager for Franchise Services. "Our franchisees look forward to seeing all of the vendors under one roof, and appreciate the opportunity to learn about new technology over just a few days that otherwise could take several weeks or longer to research on their own."
The Sir Speedy and PIP International Vendor Show is the largest of any quick printing franchise company. Companies exhibiting at this years vendor show include, Canon, Heidelberg, Hewlett Packard, interlinkONE, Kodak, Konica Minolta, Mohawk and Xerox.
Along with the vendor show, the convention features a number of seminars and presentations and an awards banquet to honor the top franchise centers and salespeople in the Sir Speedy and PIP networks.
Sir Speedy and PIP Printing & Document Services are owned by Franchise Services, Inc. the world's largest printing franchisor, which also operates MultiCopy, a European chain of quick print centers and Copies Now. Both Sir Speedy and PIP lead the industry in printing and marketing services, online ordering, mailing services and Web-to-print capabilities. Sir Speedy and PIP are affiliated with a worldwide printing network that spans more than 800 locations in 16 countries.
Sir Speedy and PIP have received numerous awards and recognition including the Franchise Times Top 200, Entrepreneur Franchise 500, Quick Printing Top 100, Printing Impressions 400 and a Franchise 50 Award.