Taking Charge of Your Business

AIIP 2010 Cleveland USA
April 29 - May 2, 2010

Early-Bird Registration Ends March 25
Mark your calendar - Early-bird registration for the 24th Annual Conference of the Association of Independent Information Professionals (AIIP) ends soon! Lock in the reduced member registration rate of $420 by registering now. After March 25, the rate will rise to $475. For full details and to register, visit http://aiip.org/ConferenceRegistration. Don't forget to sign up for one of the Optional Evenings out: http://aiip.org/OptionalEveningsOut.

Roger Summit Award Winner: Peter Shankman
AIIP is pleased to announce that the 2010 Roger Summit Award will be presented to Help A Report Out Founder Peter Shankman at the 24th Annual AIIP Conference. Shankman will give a presentation at the conference titled "Web 2.0 or 3.0 - It's simply life - and you'd better be living it" on Saturday, May 1.

Vendor Training
Several vendors will be joining us on Thursday, April 29, for free demonstrations of their products. Don't forget that several require signing up in order to attend! Visit our Vendor Training page for more details: http://aiip.org/ConfirmedVendorTraining.

Conference Reporters Needed
Several volunteers have stepped forward to write reports on conference sessions but there are still a few slots waiting to be filled. So if you are attending the conference and would like to raise your profile by writing a short article for AIIP Connections, please get in touch with Michele Bate as soon as possible to discuss which session you would like to cover.

Class of '09 Reunion
Those who attended the AIIP conference for the first time in 2009 will be reuniting during the 2010 conference in Cleveland on the evening of Thursday, April 29, from 4:15 to 5:45 p.m. The '09ers will meet in the hotel lobby and then venture to Local Heroes. '09ers can contact Nora Stoecker with questions and to RSVP.

Conference Links
Conference Program
Pre-conference Workshops
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This communication was created by the Conference Public Relations Committee. For more information about the conference, contact Jocelyn Sheppard, conference coordinator or by phone, +1.724.413.1167.