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Specialty Graphic Imaging Association
Training and Events

Events

Date: February 27–March 1, 2018
Basic Training for Your Business
Drop and Give Us 20! Take control of your color with this hands-on workshop in SGIA's state-of-the-art lab. If you are:

Date: Tuesday, March 6
Presenter(s): Ray Weiss
Sure, your digital output device and make lots of pretty colors, but are they the colors you expect to hit (and that your customers expect)? How do you know?

Date: Mar 13
Presenter(s): Tom Trutna
Big Ink CEO Tom Trutna has spent many years – and much sweat equity – making his business successful.

Date: Mar 15
Part three of Supply Chain Guide to Circularity: Retail Sales
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Date: Mar 20
Presenter(s): Toren Prawdzik
Join wide-format, photo industry veteran Toren Prawdzik (Photo Evo) for an interview highlighting his experiences in – and impressions about – the wide-format and photo sectors; an overview of his company’s processes, markets and products; and a view into what makes his company successful.

Date: March 26-30, 2018
Presenter(s): Charlie Taublieb
Whether you're new to the screen printing industry, or a seasoned professional, this workshop is designed to give you lots of hands-on experience and plenty of practice with advanced techniques. Let SGIA help build your garment decoration business with new skills and knowledge:

Date: Mar 27
Presenter(s): Terry Corman
Join wide-format printing veteran Terry Corman for an interview highlighting his experiences in – and impressions about – the wide-format sector; an overview of his company’s processes, markets and products; and a view into what makes his company successful.

Date: Mar 29
Presenter(s): Vince DiCecco
Just being in business is not enough. In a competitive environment – regardless of the product areas you serve – you need to establish your company and be seen and recognized by current and prospective clients.

Date: April 3-5, 2018
Color Training for your Business
Presenter(s): Travis Barcelona
This boot camp is conducted at Nazdar's facility located at 8501 Hedgelane Terrace, Shawnee KS 66227-3209Click here to register for this event

Date: Apr 3
Presenter(s): David Fellman
The three magic words in any sales strategy are appropriate, consistent and sustainable. Appropriate means the strategy addresses the realities of the marketplace. Consistent means it ensures that your salespeople put forth both quality and quantity of effort.

Date: Apr 5
Presenter(s): Bruce Ackerman
In this webcast, Bruce Ackerman will discuss steps to getting your shop setup with paid online ads campaign. PPC (paid per click) is an advertising form that's driven an incredible amount of sales for businesses with little effort.

Date: April 10-12, 2018
Color Training for your Business
Presenter(s): Jim Raffel
This boot camp is conducted at Mimaki USA's Los Angeles, California facility located at 1560 W 190th St., Torrance, CA 90501

Date: Apr 12
Presenter(s): Ryan Sauers
Every person at every company has just 168 hours in a week. Thus, the choice is what they do with that time. In business, it is not that a person did not have time to do something, but instead did not MAKE time for bottom line activities.

Date: April 17
Presenter(s): Bob Leahey
The adoption of digital printing technology in printed packaging is creating new models for print services, offering new opportunities, increased value-add options, and enhanced ways to meet and exceed customer needs.

Date: April 18-20, 2018
Important note: This workshop will be located at the classroom facility of Roland DGA Corporation, in Irvine, CA

Date: April 24-25, 2018
Two-Day Digital Vinyl Application Workshop for Beginner to Intermediate
Presenter(s): Rob Ivers, Ritchie Daize
This two-day graphic installation class, based on the skills installers need in order to pass PDAA's rigorous Master Certification tests, builds a firm foundation of skills by focusing on technique, quality and knowledge.

Date: Apr 24
Presenter(s): Bob Leahey
The adoption of digital printing technology in printed packaging is creating new models for print services, offering new opportunities, increased value-add options, and enhanced ways to meet and exceed customer needs.

Date: April 26, 2018
Presenter(s): Rob Ivers
Location: ImageOne Impact, 29962 Ave De Las Banderas, Rancho Santa Margari, CA 92688

Date: May 1
Presenter(s): Bob Leahey
The adoption of digital printing technology in printed packaging is creating new models for print services, offering new opportunities, increased value-add options, and enhanced ways to meet and exceed customer needs.

Date: May 3
In 2016, the EPA finalized a rule that updated the hazardous waste generator regulations to make the rules easier to understand, facilitate better compliance, provide greater flexibility in how hazardous waste is managed and close important gaps in the regulations.

Date: May 7-11, 2018
Presenter(s): David Dennings, Eric Klein
Printing excellence begins with the right screen. This exceptional workshop is guaranteed to challenge each student combining real world hands-on experience with supporting theory.

Date: May 8-10, 2018
Color Training for your Business
Presenter(s): Dan Gillespie
This boot camp is conducted at EFI's Pittsburgh, PA facility located at 40 24th St., 1st Floor, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.Click here to register.

Date: May 15
Presenter(s): Scott Crosby
Join wide-format printing veteran Scott Crosby for an interview highlighting his experiences in – and impressions about – the wide-format sector; an overview of his company’s processes, markets and products; and the ongoing changes that make his company successful.

Date: May 22-24, 2018
Color Training for your Business
Presenter(s): Jim Raffel
This boot camp is conducted at Onyx Graphic's Salt Lake City facility located at 6915 South High Tech Drive, Midvale, Utah 84047

Date: May 24
Part one of SGIA and PIA's three-part walking working surfaces webinar series.
Any job that requires working from heights involves a certain amount of risk, but with the right safety precautions in place, you can reduce the possibility of serious injuries occurring.

Date: June 5-7, 2018
Basic Training for Your Business
Drop and Give Us 20! Take control of your color with this hands-on workshop in SGIA's state-of-the-art lab. If you are:

Date: Jun 12
Presenter(s): Brian Hite
Join wide-format printing executive Brian Hite for an interview highlighting his experiences in – and impressions about – the wide-format sector; an overview of his company’s processes, markets and products; and a view into what differentiates his company in a crowded, competitive marketplace.

Date: Jun 14
Part two of SGIA and PIA's three-part walking working surfaces webinar series.
Many operations use ladders to complete daily tasks – including accessing elevated areas for repairs, installing products, or retrieving stock. Using a ladder may seem simple, but when used without proper training, it can actually be dangerous and lead to workplace injuries.

Date: June 19-21, 2018
Color Training for your Business
Presenter(s): Jim Raffel
This boot camp is conducted at Mutoh USA's Chicago Central Regional Learning facility located at 5410 Newport Dr, Rolling Meadows, IL 60008

Date: Jun 21
Part three of SGIA and PIA's three-part walking working surfaces webinar series.
OSHA recently issued a final rule on walking-working surfaces that included new sections regarding the use of personal fall protection systems.

Date: July 10-12, 2018
Color Training for your Business
Presenter(s): Jim Raffel
This boot camp is conducted at Mimaki USA's Dallas, TX, facility located at 8080 Tristar Dr #114, Irving, TX 75063

Date: Jul 10
Presenter(s): Dean DeMarco
Join printing production master Dean Demarco for an interview highlighting his experiences in – and impressions about – the display graphics sector; an overview of his company’s processes, markets and products; and a view into what makes his company successful.

Date: July 24-26, 2018
Color Training for your Business
Presenter(s): Jim Raffel
This boot camp is conducted at Mutoh USA's Boston facility located at 99 Rosewood Drive, Danvers, MA 01923Click here to register for this event

Date: July 31-Aug 2, 2018
Color Training for your Business
Presenter(s): Dan Gillespie
This boot camp is conducted at EFI's Fremont, CA, facility located at 6750 Dumbarton Cir, Fremont CA 94555Click here to register.

Date: August 14-16, 2018
Presenter(s): Tommy Martin, Ray Weiss
Important note: This workshop will be located at the classroom facility of Mimaki USA Inc located at 150 Satellite Blvd NW #A, Suwanee, GA 30024

Date: Sept. 11-13, 2018
Basic Training for Your Business
Drop and Give Us 20! Take control of your color with this hands-on workshop in SGIA's state-of-the-art lab. If you are:

Date: October 18-20, 2018
The 2018 SGIA Expo will be a Thursday through Saturday show hosted at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas NV.Sign up to be notified when registration opens!

Date: Nov. 6-8, 2018
Color Training for your Business
Presenter(s): Dan Gillespie
This boot camp is conducted at Epson's Carson, CA, facility located at 1650 Glenn Curtiss St, Carson CA 90746Click here to register.

Date: Nov. 27-29, 2018
Color Training for your Business
Presenter(s): Jim Raffel
This boot camp is conducted at Mutoh USA's Phoenix facility located at 2602 S 47th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85035Click here to register for this event

Date: December 4-6, 2018
Basic Training for Your Business
Drop and Give Us 20! Take control of your color with this hands-on workshop in SGIA's state-of-the-art lab. If you are:

Date: October 23-25, 2019
PRINT United 2019 will be held in Dallas, Texas! Join us October 23 – 25 for the best opportunity to experience the latest in technology, equipment, supplies, software and applications in the specialty imaging industry.

Date: October 21-23, 2020
PRINT United 2020 heads to Atlanta, GA! Join us October 21 – 23 to experience the latest in the specialty imaging industry.