Events

View all of our upcoming events below.


  • webinar_icon_120x88 Leading the Technology Curve in Web to Print

    September 24, 2019 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM (Eastern Daylight Time)

    This talk promises to be an eye-opening event that will cover a lot of hot topics and technologies that have yet to be officially released in the market, including responsive web pages, mobile-friendly templates and UIs, as well as 3D printing for web. The talk will coincide with...
  • SGIA Digital Color Professional Certification Color Management Group Color Management Boot Camp (Denver, CO)

    September 25 to 27, 2019  |  Englewood, CO, USA

    Learn from SGIA certified instructors about color theory and principles, goals of color management, device calibration, newest print standards, spot colors, and print verification.
  • webinar_icon_120x88 Cross-Market Color Alignment

    October 1, 2019 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM (Eastern Daylight Time)

    In this session, intended for commercial printers entering or wishing to expand in the wide-format market, the focus will be on what you need to know about current methods and strategies. Learn the latest color management strategies, what's realistic, and how to set expectations with print buyers and brand owners.
  • webinar_icon_120x88 Emerging Technologies: Differentiation is Returning

    October 8, 2019 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM (Eastern Daylight Time)

    This seminar describes the newest technology being employed by forward leading printing firms that allow them to grow and increase the “stickiness” of major accounts. The program will focus on: Technology attributes; application examples; and, how to start down this road.
  • webinar_icon_120x88 PRINTING United: Maximize Your Experience

    October 15, 2019 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM (Eastern Daylight Time)

    PRINTING United 2019 in Dallas will be a massive event, packed packed with people, equipment, ideas and opportunities. Before you pack your bag for North America's biggest printed-focused event, spend an hour with SGIA's Dan Marx, who will provide you with a preview of all the event has to offer, and will share strategies to help you get the best return on the investment of your valuable time. Sign up, log in, and learn.
  • webinar_icon_120x88 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.
  • PrU19_logo PRINTING United

    October 23 to 25, 2019

    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.
  • webinar_icon_120x88 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.
  • webinar_icon_120x88 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...
  • SGIA Digital Color Professional Alder Technology Color Management Boot Camp (Carson, CA)

    November 12 to 14, 2019  |  Carson, CA, USA

    Learn from SGIA certified instructors about color theory and principles, goals of color management, device calibration, newest print standards, spot colors, and print verification.
  • webinar_icon_120x88 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 Certified Installer Logo PDAA Master Certification Test (Houston, TX)

    November 19 to 20, 2019  |  Tomball, TX, USA

    Located at Corporate Installations, 18218 Auburn Dr., Tomball, TX 77375. PDAA Certification means business for your business.
  • SGIA Digital Color Professional ColorCasters Color Management Boot Camp (Phoenix-AZ)

    November 19 to 21, 2019  |  Phoenix, AZ, USA

    Learn from SGIA certified instructors about color theory and principles, goals of color management, device calibration, newest print standards, spot colors, and print verification.
  • webinar_icon_120x88 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...
  • artsepslogo Art & Separations for Screen Printed Apparel (Fairfax, VA)

    December 2 to 3, 2019  |  Fairfax, VA

    Tired 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_tottlogo Art & Separations for Screen Printed Apparel & Totally T-Shirts! Apparel Screen Printing (Fairfax, VA)

    December 2 to 6, 2019  |  Fairfax, VA

    Whether 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.
  • webinar_icon_120x88 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.
  • TotallyTsLogo Totally T-Shirts! Apparel Screen Printing (Fairfax, VA)

    December 4 to 6, 2019  |  Fairfax, VA

    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. Let SGIA help build your garment decoration business with new skills and knowledge.
  • webinar_icon_120x88 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...
  • webinar_icon_120x88 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...