Ray Belanger, CEO of Bay Copy, a 45-year old document generation firm located in Rockland, MA, was one of several dozen industry executives to participate in a conference of the Select Dealer Group, held at the Westin in Chicago.
The Select Dealer Group is an association of owners and executives in the document management industry, with members from across the United States. The two-day conference included presentations from equipment manufacturers including HP and Xerox; and there were a number of panel and industry discussions on topics of interest to dealers including:
- Challenges for sales leaders
- Print production techniques and challenges
- The BTA (Business Technology Association) channel and looking ahead
- Dealer financial issues
- CRM (Customer Relationship Management)
- Branding techniques
Speakers and panelists included Frank Cannata, Editor/Publisher of The Cannata Report, a well-respected industry journal. Additionally, there were executives from Xerox, Ricoh, Konica Minota, and HP.
Ray Belanger is a founding member of Select Dealer Group and a former President and member of the organization’s Board of Directors. He helped the organization grow its membership and has played a role in developing the topics that are presented during the meetings.
He said, “This is a strong and great group of dealers who help each other in a number of ways, from sharing best practices to providing advice in a non-competitive environment.” He added, “Many dealers face similar challenges, and having a bench of industry experts is a great resource for us all to draw from.”
About Bay Copy
Bay Copy maintains headquarters at 100 Reservoir Park, Rockland, MA and has more than 45 years’ experience serving the document imaging needs of businesses throughout Massachusetts. In addition to a full line of Konica Minolta, Muratec and Lexmark equipment, Bay Copy provides comprehensive managed print services programs for customers looking to reduce both their per-print price of generating information and their labor costs. Bay Copy provides consultation services and offers their clients detailed print assessment and analysis reports.
Bay Copy has won a number of industry awards including “Re-Seller of the Year” by the national Business Technology Association, “Applications Dealer of the Year” from Konica Business Technologies; “Elite Dealer” from Office Dealer Magazine; the Business Technology Association Award of Excellence; the South Shore Chamber of Commerce’s Success Profiles award; and the United States Chamber of Commerce’s Blue Chip Initiative Enterprise award. For additional information on Bay Copy, services or a demonstration of the latest technology available, please call (781) 871-6670 or visit the company’s website at www.baycopy.com.