Canon Solutions America Partners with National Association of College Auxiliary Services for NACAS West Regional Conference

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MELVILLE, N.Y., May 28, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Canon Solutions America, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., Inc., today announced its partnership with the National Association of College Auxiliary Services (NACAS) during its West Regional Conference, to be held June 1-3, 2014, in Portland, Oregon. Canon Solutions America is poised to be a major participant at the renowned event, which brings together over 50 of the region's top higher education executives each year for a conference dedicated to addressing topics and issues crucial to auxiliary operations.

Since 2002, NACAS has provided unique professional development and leadership opportunities during its dynamic West Regional Conference. Educational leaders from around the West region have hailed it as one of the most important and innovative higher education events in the country, and one that continues to enhance the future of the industry. As the largest auxiliary/ancillary services support organization serving higher education with member institutions throughout the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, and Australia, NACAS remains at the forefront of a movement within the higher education industry that strives to keep the services offered to students, faculty, and staff consistently aligned with ever-evolving trends.

"Canon Solutions America is extremely proud to be part of such a valuable event that will help impact generations of students and faculty," said Valerie Belli, Vice President of Canon Solutions America's Business Services Division. "Together with NACAS, we are committed to serving higher education through a comprehensive approach that includes developing versatile business solutions to help enhance campus programs and services."

Collaborating to Enrich the Higher Education Community

With a specialty in delivering comprehensive document management solutions, Canon Solutions America's Business Services Division has a rich history of helping higher education leaders realize how to spend less while optimizing efficiency. Now, with a partnership in place with NACAS, the Business Services Division of Canon Solutions America seeks to extend its national impact throughout colleges and universities with premier higher education print programs. Additionally, this partnership gives Canon Solutions America the opportunity to expand on its commitment of offering quality end-to-end print services that add value to operational improvements and correspond with highly strategic educational initiatives.

"Our Business Services team at Canon Solutions America understands that institutions of higher education around the country are being forced to think differently as budgets continue to shrink," said Kristin Von Manowski, Senior Advisor, Business Services Division of Canon Solutions America. "By collaborating with NACAS, we will do whatever is necessary to help the auxiliary organization succeed in its goal of bettering the future for higher education."

"We understand just how important our presence is at events like these, not just for the Business Services Division, but for Canon Solutions America as a whole," said Belli. "Building awareness for our company among revered NACAS members will help highlight the full scope of our experience with education institutions, and our commitment to developing effective print programs for universities nationwide."

The three-day event promises unique networking and educational opportunities designed to create a stimulating atmosphere for all in attendance. Leaders of prestigious universities gather each year to discuss different ways of answering issues that could potentially benefit the higher education industry. The intimate conference unites these leaders with business partners, like Canon Solutions America, who provide the products needed to advance the industry.

Those in attendance can expect to learn from classes that include, but are not limited to, Creating Business Plans, Conducting Needs Assessment, Negotiation Skills, and Marketing to College Students.

Please visit the NACAS West Regional Conference site to learn more about the event. For more information on Canon Solutions America's Business Services Division and its customized set of solutions for business support, visit here.

Meet with Canon Solutions America at table # nine (9) during the event for a one-one-one consultation to learn more about how partnering with its team of professionals can add value to your higher education institution.


Founded in 1969 as the National Association of College Auxiliary Services, NACAS is the largest auxiliary services support organization serving higher education. Our membership includes colleges and universities throughout the United States, Canada, and the rest of the world. NACAS provides extensive opportunities for members to share ideas, develop business solutions, enhance programs and revenues, and develop meaningful professional relationships.

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