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How Does Your Association Marketing Stack Up?

It’s no secret that member organizations such as societies and associations have been experiencing member attrition for a number of years. In an industry where a decline in members is common, it can be difficult to qualify the success or failure of your own marketing efforts. While the goal of these efforts is ultimately an increase in membership, another helpful tool for…
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International Symposium on Open Access Publishing Reveals Both Challenges and Opportunities

BY JOANNA GILLETTE On November 17 and 18, the University of Kansas was host to an international symposium, “Envisioning a World Beyond APCs/BPCs.” The event, which was co-sponsored by the University of Kansas Libraries, Open Access Network, Allen Press and SPARC, brought together open access advocates from North America, South America, Africa and Europe. The…
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Highlights from the 2016 Charleston Conference

BY PETER BURNS / PUBLISHER During last week’s Charleston Conference—my first—I had a chance to attend several interesting sessions. Here, I would like to provide a recap of just one, a Thursday afternoon session titled “Is Small Beautiful? The Position of Independent Scholarly Publishers in an Environment of Rapid Industry Consolidation.” Three panelists spoke candidly…
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KU Libraries, Open Access Network, SPARC and Allen Press jointly sponsoring OA symposium

The University of Kansas Libraries, Open Access Network, Allen Press and SPARC are jointly sponsoring an international symposium, “Envisioning a World Beyond APCs/BPCs,” in Lawrence, Kan., on Thursday and Friday, November 17-18. The symposium will consider current models available for achieving an expansive, inclusive and balanced worldwide open publishing ecosystem. The symposium will provide a…
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Allen Press is Now a Member of the Lawrence Chamber

LAWRENCE, Kan. – October 3, 2016 – Allen Press, Inc. is proud to announce it is the newest member of the Lawrence Chamber. With a goal of sparking business growth and representing its members, the Lawrence Chamber has supported and promoted businesses within Lawrence and the Douglas County region for 137 years. “It’s a great…
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Allen Press Wins One Gold, Two Silver Awards in the Annual Gold Ink Awards Competition

LAWRENCE, Kan. – September 22, 2016 – In this year’s Printing Impression’s Gold Ink Award competition, Allen Press won a gold and silver award in the Scientific & Technical category and a silver award in the Trade Magazine, Web category. The Mineralogical Record won the gold award, Orchids won the silver in the Scientific &…
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Marcus Roberts Joins Allen Press

LAWRENCE, Kan. – June 28, 2016 – Allen Press, Inc., is excited to announce the addition of Marcus Roberts to its growing executive sales team. Roberts has more than 25 years of experience selling advertising production services, design and print to retail companies and design firms nationwide. He has a proven track record of helping…
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Rinke and Preston-Cargill Promoted to VP Roles

LAWRENCE, Kan. – May 24, 2016 – Allen Press, Inc. is happy to announce that Julie Rinke has been promoted to Vice President of Business Support Services and Maria Preston-Cargill to Vice President of Marketing. Rinke has added purchasing, scheduling and inventory management to her responsibilities in addition to estimating and contracts, which she managed…
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Allen Press Announces New CEO Randy Radosevich

LAWRENCE, Kan .– January 18, 2016 – Allen Press, Inc., a longtime print and service provider for trade and scholarly publications, is proud to announce the appointment of Randy Radosevich as Chief Executive Officer effective today, January 18. “After conducting a thorough selection process, our leadership group feels confident that Randy will help Allen Press…
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PIA MidAmerica Awards Allen Press Three Best of Category GraphEx Awards for Excellence in Printing

LAWRENCE, Kan. – May 1, 2015 – Allen Press was the recipient of eight awards in the Printing & Imaging Association of MidAmerica’s Graphic Excellence Competition (GraphEx). GraphEx was created in 1989 to recognize outstanding work in the print media industry. The Mineralogical Record, Volume 25, Number 5, the 2015 Ames Percherons Calendar, and FrontMatter,…
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