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The Truck Blue Book Announces Bobby Knight as Keynote Speaker for 25th Annual Truck Blue Book Conference.

NEW YORK -- The Truck Blue Book([R]), the industry's leading truck valuation guide, today announced that legendary basketball coach Bobby Knight will be the keynote speaker at the upcoming 25th annual Truck Blue Book Conference. The conference, scheduled for June 6-8 at the South Point Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, brings together used truck managers, general managers, sales professionals, manufacturers, finance leasing representatives and equipment suppliers in the used truck industry. Last year's conference drew attendees representing more than 1,100 used truck dealer points across the country. For more information, visit www.truckbluebook.com.

The three-day program offers attendees a comprehensive education in the issues facing the used truck industry and potential solutions, while providing numerous opportunities to network with industry professionals from across the country. The event includes a truck auction, industry award presentations, the keynote address, a golf tournament; as well as a vendor fair and anniversary reception.

Registration for the conference has started, with a special early bird price of $375. This offer expires February 28. For more information about the 25th annual Truck Blue Book Conference, or to register, visit www.truckbluebook.com or call 1-(800) 654-6776.

Truck Blue Book is part of the new Penton Media's Information Data Products Division, which provides leading online and print products in industries including aviation, electronics and transportation. The Division's offerings, used by 500,000 consumers and businesspeople, include more than 100 Web sites and online tools which serve 2.5 million pages of online content each month.

Other Penton transportation brands include American Trucker([R]), Bulk Transporter([R]), Fleet Owner([R]), FleetSeek([R]) directory/database products, Refrigerated Transporter([TM]), Trailer Body Builders([R]), Ward's Auto World([R]), Ward's Dealer Business([R]), Ward's Information Products and Ward's Auto Interiors Show and Conference, as well as a variety of industry-specific information data products.

Headquartered in New York, the new Penton Media, Inc. is one of the nation's largest business-to-business media and information companies, serving more than six million business professionals every month. Its market-leading brands are focused on 23 industries. The company was formed through the combination of Prism Business Media and Penton Media. The new company will adopt the Penton Media brand and expects to complete the transition to this new unified branding by March 15. Its growing portfolio includes 113 trade magazines, 145 Web sites, 96 industry trade shows and conferences and more than 500 information data products. The privately held company is owned by U.S. Equity Partners II, an investment fund sponsored by Wasserstein & Co., LP, its co-investors, and by MidOcean Partners. For additional information on the company and its businesses, visit www.prismb2b.com and www.penton.com.
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