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Press release Konica Minolta: Gold sponsor at TRANSFORM Europe 2013 Langenhagen/Germany, August 2013 For the very first time, Konica Minolta will be the gold sponsor at TRANSFORM Europe 2013, which will take place from the 14th to the 16th of October 2013 at the Hilton Metropole Conference Centre in London. Along with this exclusive sponsorship, Konica Minolta will provide an event app for smartphones to help attendees schedule appointments and to provide further information about sponsors, exhibitors and speakers.

TRANSFORM Europe 2013 by Photizo Group, a leading research and consulting firm in the imaging industry, is a unique event that allows the digital imaging industry to network and provide cutting-edge education for those interested in Managed Print Services (MPS) and in taking their business to the next level. The main focus is transforming businesses from being product-led to service-led. In this regard, attendees will explore services and future office solutions from some of the industry’s biggest names. The event is targeted at decision-makers including MPS specialists, presidents, vice presidents, general managers, directors, analysts, sales- and other management executives. Alongside the event app, which also has social media integration for Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook, Konica Minolta will provide mobile printing capability for the event. With this service, attendees will have the opportunity to print schedules or other documents at different Konica Minolta stations in the exhibition hall. Konica Minolta is offering a special registration discount of 40% for attendees. Those who are interested should simply enter “KM40” when registering on the TRANSFORM Europe 2013 website or by visiting “We will provide visitors to our stand with an opportunity to present and discuss our unique Optimized Print Services offering. Our aim is to both gain insight and educate attendees as to how we can support dealers in making the transition to a service-led solution provider – simply by optimising the printing environment and infrastructure”, says Christian Gauss-Kuntze, Manager OPS Business Development International Marketing Division at Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe. “We understand


the needs associated with business transformation and hope to discuss our solution with interested attendees.� About Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe GmbH, based in Langenhagen, Germany, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Konica Minolta Inc., Tokyo, Japan, forming part of its Business Technologies business area. As a leading global service provider in the field of IT- and document processes as well as digital production printing solutions the company excels in service-led business consulting, implementation and management and provides a range of world-leading printing systems and solutions. In this context, Konica Minolta’s Optimized Print Services concept (OPS) combines consultancy, hardware, software implementation, and operation in order to enhance business process efficiency and cost-effectiveness. To support customers optimally with powerful and sustainable solutions, technology leader Konica Minolta continuously invests in research and development work and regularly sets new standards. Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe is represented by subsidiaries and distributors in more than 50 countries in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). With over 30,600 employees around the world (as of June 2012), Konica Minolta’s Business Technologies business area earned net sales of over EUR 5.4 billion in financial year 2012/13.

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Contact Konica Minolta Christian Gauss-Kuntze Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe GmbH Phone: +49 (0)511 7404-297

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