For Immediate Release
September 30, 2002
Contact: Manager of Marketing and PR
a2z, Inc. Opens Dallas Office and
Appoints Sharon Buck New Sales Director
Columbia, MD-a2z, Inc., leading international developer of web-based software
for associations and independent show organizers, announced today the opening of
their Dallas office and the appointment of Sharon Buck, former Exposition
Manager with the American Heart Association (AHA), as their new Regional Sales
Prior to joining a2z Inc., Ms. Buck served as Expositions Manager for the AHA
in Dallas where she introduced and launched a2zShow for four of the
association's expositions. During her fourteen years of service with the AHA,
Ms. Buck was the assistant to the Medical Director of Scientific Sessions - the
largest cardiovascular meeting in the world. She also served on the National
Board of HCEA (Healthcare Convention and Exhibitions Association) and on the
Local Chapter of IAEM (International Association for Exhibition Management).
"Sharon has a wealth of knowledge and experience in the health care and
association industry, and I know she is going to be a great asset to our company
and especially our clients", explained Michael Hatch, Sr. Vice President of
Marketing & Sales of a2z.
Ms. Buck's new responsibilities will focus on marketing and sales of a2zShow,
the company's online trade show software program, which allows associations,
independent show organizers, and corporations to more effectively and
efficiently manage and market their conferences, special events and trade shows
online, in real time.
"a2zShow was such a great solution, saved AHA hundreds of hours of staff
time, and the customer-service was so exceptional" said Ms. Buck,
"that the decision to join a2z, so I could share it with more conference
and expo managers, just seems like a natural!"