60 Minute Print Sales Boot Camp
May 28, 2019 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM (US Eastern Daylight Time)During this fast-paced, information packed, seminar you'll discover the 50 must know, strategies that drive sales and earnings. Here's just small sample of what you'll learn: How to sell the prospect that is happy with his printer; how to consistently land the job even when yours is the highest quote; how to prevent the stall and motivate your prospects to order now; plus much, much, much more.
How and When to set up Your Automation Workflow
June 4, 2019 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM (US Eastern Daylight Time)With e-commerce on the rise, it is more crucial to have some automation in place if not parts of your work then all. Chances are that if you are going to have an e-commerce presence then that aspect will be automated to some extent. Then, why not automate everything else. Automating will work best when being set up from the beginning. And setting up from every aspect to ship. Also, this needs to be a flow that will be scalable mean that it can easily grow with you.
Hiring the Next Generation
June 11, 2019 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM (US Eastern Daylight Time)Finding, hiring, and retaining new talent is a challenge for all businesses, but can be especially difficult in manufacturing industries like printing. We desire technical and specialized skills in our employees, which seem to be increasingly difficult to find. Additionally, we have a perception problem with young people and their parents-they think the printing industry is contracting and that career opportunities are scarce. In this session, Donna Painter an Assistant Professor at Millersville University, will share information about hiring challenges and strategies to positively change perceptions of our industry. This session will also identify multiple sources, within the education sector, that you can use to find the types new talent you need to sustain and grow your business.
Totally T-Shirts! Garment Screen Printing (Fairfax, VA)
May 29 to 31, 2019SOLD OUT!! Whether you're new to screen printing t-shirts, or a seasoned professional, this workshop is designed to give you lots of new ideas and plenty of practice with advanced techniques.
Color Management Group Color Management Boot Camp (Kalamazoo, MI)
June 4 to 6, 2019 | Kalamazoo, MI, United StatesLearn from SGIA certified instructors about color theory and principles, goals of color management, device calibration, newest print standards, spot colors, and print verification.
SGIA Sublimation 101 for Wide Format Graphics (Chicago, IL)
June 18 to 19, 2019 | Rolling Meadows, IL, USAWhether you are starting up a business, or needing to improve your product line, learn from the experts about one of the industry's hottest trends for apparel, soft signage, and interior applications. Our hands-on training saves you money in production costs and time by avoiding costly mistakes.
DPP: Digital Print for Packaging US 2019
June 4 to 5, 2019 | Orlando, Fla.Learn how to capitalize on what's really happening in the digital print for packaging sector.
DTP: Digital Textile Printing US 2019
June 6 to 7, 2019 | Orlando, Fla.Key players from across the digital print and textiles landscape discuss how business models, technology and collaboration can accelerate the commercial adoption of digital print for textiles.
October 23 to 25, 2019 | Dallas, TX, USAPRINTING United is the largest printing-focused expo in North America, with a focus on highlighting the best new technologies, printing convergence and instilling its attendees with latest business-building knowledge.
SGIA Experts Available for EHS Assistance
April 2, 2019SGIA’s Government & Business Information team helps members navigate compliance issues to avoid or reduce fines.
Prop 65 Enforcement Action Update
February 15, 2019Based on a list of 60-day notice filings that have been registered with states regarding enforcement actions under Prop 65, 575 notices have been filed.
Electronic Injury and Illness Reporting Update for 2019
February 15, 2019In 2016, OSHA implemented a mandatory injury and illness electronic reporting rule for small employers that operate in certain “high hazard industries”. The requirement applies to any printing operation that has or had at any time last year more than 20 full time, part time, or temporary employees.
News & Articles
SGIA Now Accepting Product of the Year Competition Entries
May 21, 2019Exclusive to PRINTING United exhibitors, the competition awards the leading products in the market across 87 printing categories.
Béflex Adopts EFI End-to-End Ecosystem with Midmarket Print Productivity Suite
May 20, 2019Béflex will streamline its operations while strengthening business management capabilities in digital inkjet display graphics production
Canon Solutions America Announces Security Roadshow
May 20, 2019Initiative is designed to educate businesses on information security and data privacy, and provide solutions and services to support these critical areas.