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Kalamalama participates in Power of Print media expo

by Kalamalama staff

   

Question: What O‘ahu event brings together people from Hawai‘i’s worlds of publishing, printing, and advertising?

Answer: The Hawai‘i Publishers Association annual Print Media Expo. The 2003 version, held at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Sept. 25, celebrated The Power of Print! And HPU’s newspaper, Kalamalama, was right in there competing with all Hawai‘i’s other newspapers and magazines for the attention of advertisers, as well as seeking potential recruits to HPU’s graduate and undergraduate programs.

 

blic, and offered free food and drink courtesy of Budweiser, as well as more than 40 booths representing publishers and print suppliers from around the state.

For those who were more comfortable paying for something, the Hawai‘i Publishers Association offered an option luncheon and guest speaker for $35. HPU communication students and alumi present enjoyed a top national speaker, Keith Bellows, the editor-in-chief of National Geographic Traveler, the world’s largest travel magazine (eat your heart out Conde-Nast) with more than 5.9 million readers for every issue.

Bellows, who was only recently appointed editor-in-chief, addressed a broad range of topics including the desirability of Hawai‘i to the world’s travelers and the benefits of print media in enhancing personal expression and allowing the creation of quiet time for analysis and reflection.

For more information about the Hawai‘i Publishers Association, call 234-1288.

 

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