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SIPA 2014 Annual Conference to Feature Publishing Execs from Home Depot, Wiley, Kiplinger, Pearson, & More June 4-6 in Washington D.C.

300+ Publishing Professionals will Gather to Discuss New Revenue Streams, Sales and Marketing Trends, Technology Issues, Business Processes and More

Washington, DC, May 24, 2014 --( The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the principal trade association for the digital content and information industries, has invited media to the Specialized Information Publishers Association’s (SIPA) 2014 Conference: Strategies for Growth, to be held June 4-6 in Washington, D.C at the Capitol Hilton. The three-day conference will gather more than 300+ publishing leaders will gather to discuss the state of niche publishing, as well as to address opportunities and trends in content delivery, marketing, technology, and business processes.

SIPA 2014 will feature an opening keynote from Andrew Waite, president and publisher at NEXZUS Publishing Group and John Gordon, director of business development at Home Depot, who will discuss how NEXZUS and Home Depot successfully delivered niche content on a mobile platform to create fully integrated applications and business processes in the real estate investment industry. Arno Langbehn, CEO of B. Behr’s Verlag GmbH & Co. KG – the leading specialist publishing house in German-speaking countries for the food and pharmacy industries will deliver the second keynote about the publishing company’s quest for innovation as it analyzed a diverse array of successful businesses.

Other notable speakers include:

Peter Marney, Vice President, Global Content Management, John Wiley & Sons
Denise Elliott, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Kiplinger
Nancy Aldrich-Ruenzel , Vice President and Publisher, Pearson
Don Johnston, Senior Editorial Director, Thomson Reuters BioWorld

For more information or to register for the conference, members of the media should contact Farrah Kim or at (202) 568-8986.

who: Specialized Information Publishers Association (SIPA), American Business Media (ABM) and Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA)
what: SIPA 2014 Conference: Strategies for Growth #SIPADC2014
when: Wednesday through Friday, June 4-6, 2014
where: The Capital Hilton, Washington DC

For the complete conference schedule, visit

About SIIA
SIIA is the leading association representing the software and digital content industries. SIIA represents approximately 800 member companies worldwide that develop software and digital information content. SIIA provides global services in government relations, business development, corporate education and intellectual property protection to the leading companies that are setting the pace for the digital age. For more information, visit

About the Business Information & Media Group
The Business Information & Media Group of the Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA) serves the media, publishing, information services and technology companies that drive the $506 billion information industry through its SIIA Content, SIPA and ABM brands. With over 850 member companies, the SIIA is the largest trade association supporting the information industry through its regulatory advocacy and intellectual property protection programs. SIIA’s Business Information & Media Group specifically helps members maximize revenue potential through educational, training and business development enablement programs.
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