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Specialty Graphic Imaging Association

Webinar Series

Webinar Series

SGIA Webinars present essential information about today's hottest industry topics — from imaging technologies and business management issues to new laws and mandates affecting the community. 

The upcoming Webinars offer something to each industry sector, including: Wide-format digital imaging, screen graphics, finishing techniques, graphics installations and business management. 

All Webinars are free, 60 minutes in length and broadcast online beginning at 2:00 pm EST. Please see below for a complete Webinar schedule and session descriptions. 

Date: Dec 9, 2:00 PM
Presenter(s): Marci Kinter, Jim Kyger
Join Jim Kyger, Assistant Vice President for Human Resources, PIA, as he tackles your questions and concerns as 2015 wraps up. Attendees will hear updates on all pending employment issues, and as in the past, state updates for pre-registered attendees! Register now!

Date: December 16, 2015
Presenter(s): Rock LaManna
A valuation isn’t the last part of the selling process - it’s the first.  It allows you to not only to know your company’s true selling point, but also what you’ll need to do to improve your value and land a better deal.  The valuation isn’t just about price.  It’s the launchpad fo

Date: January 6, 2016
Presenter(s): Rob Ivers
Graphicapplication proficiency is a skill acquired over time, when good techniquemeets practical, real world experience. Car wrapping is the most difficult ofall graphic applications because of the complexity of vehicle shapes. In this

Date: Jan 20, 2016
Presenter(s): Marci Kinter
Key commonalities keep today's most successful sustainable businesses successful. Find out the nine factors these companies have in common, and learn how they might affect and improve your sustainability initiatives.

Date: Jan 27, 2016
Presenter(s): Aaron Montgomery
This session is for social media beginners and gives compelling information for why youshould get involved, how to get involved and what tools are available to make the social media puzzle easier to solve.

Date: Feb 03, 2016
Presenter(s): Ray Weiss
You will gain an understanding of the wide range of tools available; what each tool is designed to measure, how it works, and measurement variability; and how each tool is properly used. 

Date: Feb 17, 2016
Presenter(s): Chris Brown
This intermediate-level presentation will address how process control is best utilized and implemented within the production flow. We will explore how baseline data is established and how process test data can be archived and analyzed to streamline operations and cut costs.

Date: Mar 02, 2016
Presenter(s): Dan Marx
Running a successful graphics business and making the right choices for the future or your company requires both attention to detail and a strong vision.

Date: March 9, 2016
Presenter(s): Rick Hartwig
Recent changes in OSHA's Hazarrd Communication Standard changed the playing field for HazCom compliance, which everyone must do. Where does your company stand with regard to compliance, and what must you do to get there. Join this session to find out!

Date: Mar 23, 2016
Presenter(s): Marci Kinter
Learn the latest in US chemical regulations, and find out how these regulations change what you must do. This is essential learning for any company in our industry that handles chemicals (that means everybody!).

Date: Mar 30, 2016
Presenter(s): Jim Raffel
In the world of color, an ICC profile is like the road map that gets you from New York to Los Angeles. Like a good road map, a good ICC profile will save you time and money on the way to your destination.

Date: Apr 06, 2016
Presenter(s): Dan Marx
Learn the basics of wide-format inkjet equipment, finishing technologies and materials, and discover how ongoing developments in technology lead to a changing playing field for wide format imaging companies.

Date: Apr 20, 2016
Presenter(s): Brian Hart
Go from herding cats to owning the revenue number by basing your sales management on predictive historical and quarterly business reviews of your key account.

Date: Apr 27, 2016
Presenter(s): Johnny Shell
The screen printing process is filled with variables that can impact print results.

Date: May 4, 2016
Presenter(s): Laura Maybaum, Jim Raymont
Presented in partnership with Radtech, this moderated session gathers key UV LEDtechnology leaders to discuss current trends, considerations for technologyadoption and new opportunities that will enable printers to make informed

Date: May 18, 2016
Presenter(s): Marci Kinter
Beyond the feel-good veneer of sustainability there exists strong possibilities for companies to minimize corporate and/or financial risk, grasp new opportunities and create "space" for future initiatives. Find out how. 

Date: June 8, 2016
Presenter(s): David Fellman
Earlier this year, Dave Fellman launched the Printing Sales DNA Project, a research study to determine what skills, attitudes and personality traits are most important to salespeople in the printing realm.

Date: June 22, 2016
Presenter(s): Jennifer Heathcote
UV LEDs are rapidly emerging, offering printers fast drying, reduced energycosts and a superior sustainability profile. This session presents a completeoverview of the technology, including equipment, formulation, and covers the

Date: Jun 29, 2016
Presenter(s): Dan Marx
SGIA presents a summary of its just-conducted Specialty Graphics Industry Survey. This presentation will cover data highlights for graphic, garment, industrial and installation communities. Where does your company stand in comparison the broader industry?

Date: Jul 01, 2016
Presenter(s): Josh Hope
This presentation is not just for the color manager. The session will cover spot colors, process control, color spaces and input profiles, and it will teach non-color managers how to request the color they really want.

Date: Jul 03, 2016
Presenter(s): Sascha Tietje
Oriented toward the logistical interests of specialty imaging, this 60-minute educational session will provide the “how” behind improving graphics packaging and protection for faster turnarounds and increased customer satisfaction.

Date: Jul 04, 2016
Presenter(s): Lon Winters
To master anything you must constantly monitor process variables. You are only as strong as your weakest link; keep in mind there are over 500 variables in screen printing.

Date: Jul 05, 2016
Presenter(s): Richard Farrell
All of your competitors are positioning themselves the same way. Everyone looks the same and sounds the same, and they are selling the exact same thing. Learn how to communicate your value proposition, not from what your product will deliver, but the issues that it solves.

Date: Jul 06, 2016
Presenter(s): Jim Raymont
Presented in partnership with Radtech, this moderated session gathers key UV LED technology leaders to discuss current trends, considerations for technology adoption and new opportunities that will enable printers to make informed investments and to maximize their use of UV LED technology.