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Webinars

  • webinar_icon_120x88 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.
  • webinar_icon_120x88 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.
  • webinar_icon_120x88 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.

Workshops

  • DSC_0770 Totally T-Shirts! Garment Screen Printing (Fairfax, VA)

    May 29 to 31, 2019

    SOLD 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.
  • SGIA Digital Color Professional Certification Color Management Group Color Management Boot Camp (Kalamazoo, MI)

    June 4 to 6, 2019  |  Kalamazoo, MI, United States

    Learn from SGIA certified instructors about color theory and principles, goals of color management, device calibration, newest print standards, spot colors, and print verification.
  • Dye Sub Print SGIA Sublimation 101 for Wide Format Graphics (Chicago, IL)

    June 18 to 19, 2019  |  Rolling Meadows, IL, USA

    Whether 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.


Conferences

  • 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.
  • PRINTING United

    October 23 to 25, 2019  |  Dallas, TX, USA

    PRINTING 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.

Government Regulations

  • SGIA Experts Available for EHS Assistance

    April 2, 2019

    SGIA’s Government & Business Information team helps members navigate compliance issues to avoid or reduce fines.
  • Prop 65 Enforcement Action Update

    February 15, 2019

    Based 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, 2019

    In 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 Wins Major Victory with OSHA Rule on Lockout/Tagout

    May 22, 2019

    After significant pressure from SGIA and other industry groups, OSHA decided to not revise the Lockout/Tagout or Control of Hazardous Energy Standard. The proposed change, while seemingly innocent involved simply removing one word, “unexpected” from it. While it is only one word, it represents a concept in the standard that literally allows the printing industry to operate its equipment in both an economical and safe manner.
  • SGIA Supports Proposed Revisions to Wisconsin Waste Rules

    May 22, 2019

    The SGIA Government and Business Affairs staff submitted comments to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) supporting its proposed revisions to the hazardous waste regulations. SGIA’s comments were on the draft of the estimated economic impacts of the proposed rule revisions.
  • SGIA Now Accepting Product of the Year Competition Entries

    May 21, 2019

    Exclusive to PRINTING United exhibitors, the competition awards the leading products in the market across 87 printing categories.