PPG announces spring MVP Business Solutions Conference sold out

Popular demand stronger than ever

STRONGSVILLE, Ohio, March 1, 2012 – PPG Industries' (NYSE:PPG) automotive refinish business announced today that its annual spring MVP Business Solutions Conference is sold out and registration is now closed. The conference, open to owners and managers of collision centers using PPG Automotive Refinish products, is scheduled at the Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort in Phoenix, March 25-27. The conference is designed to give participants exposure to effective approaches for advancing their competitive capabilities.

“We are very pleased that our customers recognize the importance of these conferences,” said Jim Berkey, PPG director, MVP Business Solutions. “We put a lot of effort into providing pertinent information and processes that can make a real difference in a collision center’s business success. Apparently, our customers are finding genuine value in what we are offering because these conferences are gaining in popularity. We are delighted to have another sell-out event.”

MVP Business Solutions conferences offer a noteworthy lineup of speakers, seminars and interactive workshops all focused on helping attendees improve collision center performance. The upcoming conference will feature motivational speakers Vince Poscente and Joe Calloway. Poscente, a New York Times best-selling author, business consultant and Olympic skier, will talk about how to get down to business and up to speed for a competitive advantage in “Big Goals in Short Order: Learning to Thrive in a More-Faster-Now World.” Calloway, also an author as well as a performance consultant, will present “Minds Wide Open,” a dynamic session that will introduce attendees to how market leaders think and create success.

Attendees can participate in informative and insightful seminars and workshops addressing a variety of critical industry-related issues. Participants will also have the opportunity to network with colleagues during social events.

MVP Business Solutions conferences are semiannual events and key components of PPG’s ongoing commitment to provide advanced business thinking and innovative solutions to its customers. The next conference will be set for fall 2012, with dates to be announced.

For additional information about MVP Business Solutions, future conferences and prospective early registration for the fall conference, visit www.ppgmvp.com or call 866-237-8178.

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PPG Industries’ vision is to continue to be the world’s leading coatings and specialty products company. Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG helps customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other company. Founded in 1883, PPG has global headquarters in Pittsburgh and operates in more than 60 countries around the world. Sales in 2011 were $14.9 billion. PPG shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol:PPG). For more information, visit www.ppg.com.

 
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PPG Automotive Refinish
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