PPG Teams with FenderBender in Launch of FenderBenderLive for Enhanced NACE and SEMA Coverage
STRONGSVILLE, Ohio – September 29, 2011 – PPG today announced it will be the exclusive sponsor of collision repair industry news coverage on FenderBender magazine’s new microsite, FenderBenderLive.com. The site will focus on the upcoming NACE and SEMA events. The site, set to launch on the first day of NACE, will feature video interviews with industry professionals and vendors, photo galleries from the show floors, and the latest news from the events.
NACE, the International Autobody Congress & Exposition, is scheduled for October 5-8, in Orlando, Florida. SEMA, the Specialty Equipment Market Association show, takes place November 1-4, in Las Vegas. Microsite content will be updated throughout each day of the events with recap emails sent to subscribers of FenderBender’s daily newsletter. Free subscriptions for the newsletter can be arranged at fenderbender.com/FenderBender/Newsletters.
“As long-time participants in major industry events, we are very pleased to help enhance show coverage with FenderBender,” said Cristina Fronzaglia, PPG manager, marketing communications. “FenderBender is a well-respected publication, and its microsite opens a critical channel that industry professionals can use to stay current on event happenings.”
Added Jake Weyer, editor of FenderBender magazine, “FenderBenderLive.com will serve as a one-stop site for comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of the collision repair industry’s biggest events. We’ll talk to vendors about the latest products and services, interview industry professionals about the year’s hot topics, photograph action from the show floors, and deliver news as it’s happening.”
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