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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...
Digital Textile Printing Conference
December 11 to 12, 2019AATCC and SGIA have partnered to offer the Digital Textile Printing Conference, a two-day event that will provide registrants with a wealth of understanding and inspiration. Explore the key trends and technological developments that are accelerating the digitally-printed textile market.
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...
January 11 to 14, 2020COLOR20 is where you’ll get the best insights, the best practices, and the best answers to all of your color questions. You’ll discover strategies, tactics, technology, and even a few secrets about finding success in color. And best of all, you’ll find an incredible community of people who live and breathe the subject!
Unleash Creativity & Reduce Repetitive Tasks in Wide Format Using Focused Design Tools
January 14, 2020 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM (Eastern Standard Time)Designers and their creative ideas are your most valuable asset. Why waste them on repetitive tasks and let them feel like assembly line workers? This session will explain what dedicated print and textile design tools can automate for your designers and how this will make them more effective and creative.
SGIA Research: 2019 Review/2020 Outlook
January 16, 2020 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM (Eastern Standard Time)In this fast-moving session, SGIA's research team will highlight key findings of its 2019 industry surveys, which explored numerous essential industry indicators. Further, they will provide a look forward, using their skills to provide a view of what 2020 may bring your business.
Hybrid Screen/Inkjet Garment Printers
January 21, 2020 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM (Eastern Standard Time)Hybrid apparel printing, which utilizes both screen and digital printing to create new opportunities in decorated apparel, is gaining a foothold among some apparel decorators. Learn the latest technology developments in this burgeoning area, and discover why its inherent opportunities really present "something different."
How In-Plants Can Thrive in 2020
January 23, 2020 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM (Eastern Standard Time)The state of the in-plant industry is strong but not without challenges. The latest in-plant research reveals the good news bad news, opportunities and best practices of industry leaders. The good news for in-plants includes: meeting financial objectives, up to date with equipment, and increasing sales of digital color and large format printing. However, declines for...
Get the Best Digital Color -- Even for Spot Colors -- with Automatic File Preparation
January 28, 2020 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM (Eastern Standard Time)During this webinar we will demonstrate the advantages of high quality color management solutions including automated tools available to convert files to your printer’s color space and achieve your customers’ expectations. In addition, we will show you tools which you can use to evaluate the gamut of...
ThreadX 2020: A Different Experience for Apparel Decorators
January 30, 2020 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM (Eastern Standard Time)With a focus on innovative business models and market development, SGIA's ThreadX Conference offers eye-opening, mind-expanded programming to help you take your apparel decoration business toward new opportunities. Join members of SGIA's Apparel Decoration Committee as they discuss the agenda, the networking events, and why ThreadX 2020 is not to be missed.
ColorCasters Color Management Boot Camp (Escondido, CA)
February 4 to 6, 2020 | Escondido, 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.
Performance Management: Linking Strategy with Results
February 4, 2020 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM (Eastern Standard Time)Frustration is the best way to describe the performance management process in far too many organizations. Supervisors feel untrained and under-prepared to conduct a meaningful performance review. Employees generally find it to be a perfunctory exercise and owners/senior executives lament the lack of...
Sustainability and Triple Bottom Line: A Small Business Perspective
February 6, 2020 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM (Eastern Standard Time)Texas Nameplate Company (TNC) is a two-time Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award winner. TNC is aiming to set an industry standard for environmental responsibility, and is challenging other firms to do likewise. They initiated an acid rejuvenation process, have gone paperless, reclaim solvent, and invented equipment to...
Introduction to Digital Printing (Fairfax, VA)
February 20 to 21, 2020 | Fairfax, VA, USADigital printing has strengthened every sector of the printing industry. Learn about the technologies and requirements for successful digital printing.
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.
Your Business Can't Win Without a Tribe
February 27, 2020 2:00 PM to 2:45 PM (Eastern Standard Time)Attendees will come away with an understanding that one cannot succeed in our expanding print industry by standing alone on an island. Build a tribe of like-minded and goal-driven individuals within our industry, partner with complementary technologies, and hear about real-world success stories to motivate you and...
ColorCasters Color Management Boot Camp (Tampa, FL)
March 10 to 12, 2020 | Tampa, FL, USALearn from SGIA certified instructors about color theory and principles, goals of color management, device calibration, newest print standards, spot colors, and print verification.
Operation Sublimation for Wide Format Graphics (Fairfax, VA)
March 10 to 12, 2020 | Fairfax, VA, United StatesWhether 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.
PIA TAGA Conference
March 15 to 18, 2020Join us for the TAGA 2020 Annual Technical Conference being held March 15-18 in Oklahoma City, OK! The TAGA Annual Technical Conference is a premier event that recognizes the most prestigious and comprehensive advancements for graphic arts sciences and technologies.