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SGIA Research Report: Wage, Salary & Sales Compensation
October 17, 2019 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM (Eastern Daylight Time)Join the SGIA research team as they discuss the preliminary findings of their new wage, salary and sales compensation report. How do your compensation levels compare with your peers? What are the challenges and opportunities on the road to attracting and keeping employees? The discussion goes beyond the industry conditions by expanding into the current economic situation and future developments.
October 23 to 25, 2019PRINTING 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.
Lean Six Sigma for Non-Engineers
October 29, 2019 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM (Eastern Daylight Time)Ever wanted to know what Six Sigma is, and how it is applicable to the printing industry? Lean Six Sigma methodology has transformed vital service and manufacturing industries where failure is not an option. How can we apply those same tools and methodologies to printing? Rework and quality failures cost the average printing company 20% to 30% of their dollars sold. Learn how to prevent quality failures and develop your own plan for improvement in your organization.
Achieving Process Innovation Through the Automation of New Product Development Activities
November 5, 2019 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM (Eastern Standard Time)There is a desire within many organisations to decrease the product development cycle time, getting more products to market quicker. This is, however, often expected to occur against a backdrop of decreased resources, expectations of products with increased functionality, and an ever-changing and increasingly-constrained regulatory environment. Formulations are complicated designs and, although...
Alder Technology Color Management Boot Camp (Carson, CA)
November 12 to 14, 2019 | Carson, CA, USALearn from SGIA certified instructors about color theory and principles, goals of color management, device calibration, newest print standards, spot colors, and print verification.
Printing & Profits: How to Decide Which Digital Manufacturing Method is Right for You
November 12, 2019 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM (Eastern Standard Time)Feeling as though the size and quantity of your apparel orders are outweighing your shop's capabilities? Or are you looking to expand your textile business offerings to keep up with current design trends? Take your decoration...
PDAA Master Certification Test (Houston, TX)
November 19 to 20, 2019 | Tomball, TX, USALocated at Corporate Installations, 18218 Auburn Dr., Tomball, TX 77375. PDAA Certification means business for your business.
ColorCasters Color Management Boot Camp (Phoenix-AZ)
November 19 to 21, 2019 | Phoenix, AZ, USALearn from SGIA certified instructors about color theory and principles, goals of color management, device calibration, newest print standards, spot colors, and print verification.
Selling to Vertical Markets
November 19, 2019 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM (Eastern Standard Time)Sales growth is tedious and slow. The selling cycle in graphic arts is typically 3-6 months, so the work you do this fall won't result in sales success until the winter of 2020 is over. That being the case, it is important to concentrate sales efforts on repeatable applications, thus shortening...
Art & Separations for Screen Printed Apparel (Fairfax, VA)
December 2 to 3, 2019 | Fairfax, VATired of struggling with art and separations in your shop? Having problems creating screen print friendly art? Streamline your creative and production art process by learning from one of the masters!
Art & Separations for Screen Printed Apparel & Totally T-Shirts! Apparel Screen Printing (Fairfax, VA)
December 2 to 6, 2019 | Fairfax, VAWhether you're tired of struggling with art separations in your shop, having problems creating screen print friendly art, new to screen printing t-shirts, or a seasoned professional, SGIA workshops can help build your business with new skills and knowledge.
Hourly Cost Rate Best Practices
December 3, 2019 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM (Eastern Standard Time)Hourly Cost Rates are a critical element of estimating and understanding production costs, yet many companies don't apply much rigor in the calculation and update of rates. In this session, we'll look at this topic in detail and talk about best practices in the identification of cost and the allocation of indirect costs.
Totally T-Shirts! Apparel Screen Printing (Fairfax, VA)
December 4 to 6, 2019 | Fairfax, VAWhether 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. Let SGIA help build your garment decoration business with new skills and knowledge.
Color Management Group Color Management Boot Camp (Sacramento, CA)
December 10 to 12, 2019 | Sacramento, CA, USALearn from SGIA certified instructors about color theory and principles, goals of color management, device calibration, newest print standards, spot colors, and print verification.
Spot Colors and Expanded Gamut Printing
December 10, 2019 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM (Eastern Standard Time)Expanded gamut printing with CMYK+OGV inks represents a revolution in spot color printing for packaging, speciality graphics and signage printers. The Ryerson University Expanded Gamut study is an evaluation of the capabilities and advantages of expanded gamut printing, that highlight products and services from...
Come to the Light...Enter HR Nirvana
December 17, 2019 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM (Eastern Standard Time)This session presents a regimented system that encompasses recruitment, four unique purposeful interviews, personality testing, background checks, and if the candidate is hired, a formal training program. The presenter currently employs around 33 people and his managers follow his system for every hire. The result is...
February 23 to 25, 2020THREADX is built by leading apparel decorators. It’s for you and about you, with your ideas, your attitude and collaboration with your peers at its heart. Come to THREADX to immerse yourself in your industry and your culture.