MEI to Host Pro Pub Summit 2007 September 27-28

September 8, 2007 in Software (F)

[] Jenkintown, PA - September 5, 2007 - Managing Editor Inc. (MEI), an Adobe Systems portfolio company and a leading provider of software solutions for the publishing industry, will host the Pro Pub Summit(TM) 2007 on September 27 and 28 at the Fashion Institute of Technology, Seventh Avenue at 28th Street, New York City. The event will be the third annual meeting of SoftCare K4 Publishing System users in the Americas.

The Pro Pub Summit is an exclusive opportunity for the K4 community to gather and address a wide range of the issues and challenges facing professional publishers. Attendees will hear from software experts as well as publishing peers through presentations and panel discussions. They will also have the chance to meet with colleagues from various sectors of the industry, see and discuss real-life examples of the system's powerful cross-media publishing capabilities, and learn how to maximize their use of K4, the popular editorial workflow solution integrating Adobe(R) InDesign(R) and InCopy(R).

Since last year's Summit, the North American K4 customer base has grown from about 75 systems and 5,000 users to 111 systems supporting nearly 7,500 users at more than 80 publishing companies. As a result of the rising number of K4 customers, plus feedback from participants at the 2006 Summit and responses to a ballot of agenda ideas, MEI expanded the scope of this year's Summit to cover more K4-related technologies, including a second day of workshops designed especially for end users and technicians.

The Pro Pub Summit 2007 is open to all K4 customers, from editors to designers to administrators. Pre-registration is required; seating is limited. Details can be found at

About K4:
The SoftCare K4 Publishing System, integrated with Adobe InDesign and InCopy, allows publishing professionals to manage design and editorial workflow and to control the entire production process. With its multi-level security controls, open SQL architecture and robust customization options, K4 supports a transparent and secure production workflow for individual workgroups or entire publishing enterprises. K4 is a product of SoftCare GmbH of Hamburg, Germany. MEI is the exclusive distributor of K4 in the Americas, with more than 100 installations managing nearly 7,500 users.

Managing Editor Inc. is an industry leader in the development of quality, proven software solutions for the evolving publishing industry. The Page Director(R) Series of Advertising and Classified Layout Systems, K4 Publishing System, AdsUp(R) order-entry and CRM system, Integrated Production Suite (IPS), Wave2 self-serve advertising platform and IPS AdTrac deliver automated pagination, workflow, customer relations and digital asset management solutions to newspaper and magazine publishers, as well as to other print and electronic publishing markets. MEI is a portfolio company of Adobe Systems Inc. (Nasdaq: ADBE), and has twice been named a laureate of the Computerworld Smithsonian Collections.


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