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SGIA

Specialty Graphic Imaging Association

All-Access Education by Track

All-Access Education

SGIA's Expo sessions are presented by leading experts on the industry's hottest topics. So, while you're in Vegas, add a little education to your Expo experience!

This year, SGIA members can purchase an FREE Expo + Education Pass with registration for $50 and nonmembers can purchase one for only $150. This valuable benefit gains you unlimited access to all the sessions listed below. 

Thursday, Oct 18, 2018
9:00am S01: What are the Benefits and Risks of Using OEM Alternative Inkjet Inks?
9:00am S03: Human2Human: Bringing the Personal Touch Back to an Impersonal World
9:00am S04: Discovering the Unlimited Possibilities of Digital Print: Thermoforming and Beyond
9:00am S06: SGIA's State of the Industry Report
10:30am S07: How and When to Set Up Your Automated Workflow
10:30am S09: Price It Right – How to Maximize Margins and Make Money
10:30am S10: 10 Most Common Mistakes when Printing Fleet Graphics and How to Avoid Them

Kim Magraw

Kim Magraw

Supergraphics division of GMN
10:30am S11: Brand Color Production — Standards, Management and Consistency

Don Schroeder

Don Schroeder

FUJIFILM North America Corporation Graphic Systems Division
12:00pm S13: Demystifying Named Spot Color Replacement Within RIP Software
12:00pm S15: Over-Communicate to Avoid Misunderstandings: Providing Value in an Overwhelmed and No Attention Span World
12:00pm S16: Color for Graphics Production 101
12:00pm S17: Multi-Process Graphic Printing
1:30pm S19: Soft Signage is Everywhere! Grasp the Possibilities!
1:30pm S21: Time is Not on My Side – How to Effectively Manage the Sales Opportunity Pipeline
1:30pm S22: Accelerate Your Pipeline — New Ways to Sell More, Faster
1:30pm S23: B2B Customization and Personalization with UV in the Retail Market
3:00pm S25: Emerging New Field of Surface Imaging
3:00pm S27: Building a Service-Driven Culture
3:00pm S29: Assess Your Output Device’s Color Range and Consistency — Before You Buy
3:00pm S30: Digital Technologies in Industrial Printing Markets, Part One
Friday, Oct 19, 2018
9:00am S31: Innovations in Finishing Create New Market Opportunities
9:00am S33: Want To Grow Your Business? Offer Solutions
9:00am S34: Adhesives for Retail Graphics
9:00am S35: Inkjet Maintenance: The High Cost of Inaction
10:30am S37: Increase Efficiency and Profitability with Production Analytics
10:30am S38: Digital Marketing: Growing Your Business with Social Media and Email Marketing
10:30am S39: Turn Your Team Into A Championship Team: Hiring, Training, Management, Motivation and Retention
10:30am S41: Process for Matching Spots and or Customer-Supplied Color
10:30am S42: Charting Industry Convergence: A Panel Discussion
12:00pm S43: Inkjet UV Printing: Your Entry Ticket to New Applications and Markets
12:00pm S45: 2018 Tax Reform: Assuring the Successful Continuation of Your Family Business
12:00pm S46: How Good is "Good Enough?" Tolerances for Color Matching
12:00pm S47: Giving Brands a Boost to Survive

Matt Buckley

Matt Buckley

GPA, Specialty Substrate Solutions
12:00pm S48: Digital Technologies in Industrial Printing Markets, Part Two
1:30pm S49: Digital Textile Committee Panel: Where are We with Digital Textile Today?
1:30pm S50: The Road to Desktop Sublimation Success
1:30pm S51: Driving The Sales Cycle
1:30pm S52: Women in Print Award Winners Panel Discussion
1:30pm S53: Changing Landscape For Foil and UV Coating Decorating Options

Jeff Peterson

Jeff Peterson

Foil & Specialty Effects Association
1:30pm S54: Markets and Motivators: Digital Textile Printing and the Smart Factory
3:00pm S55: Why Consider UV Printer In Your Shop? Simple — Profit!
3:00pm S57: Planning to Start or Upgrade A Customer Experience Program? A Cost-effective Methodology will Yield Results
3:00pm S58: Got UV LEDs? What Do You Do Now?
3:00pm S59: Take the Risk Out of Hiring Print Salespeople
Saturday, Oct 20, 2018
9:00am S63: 60 Minute Print Sales Boot Camp
9:00am S61: Spectrophotometers in the 21st Century
9:00am S64: Abracadabra! How to Incorporate 3D Printing Technology and Campaigns into your Wide Format Print Business

Kim Haimovic

Kim Haimovic

Massivit 3D Printing Technologies LTD
9:00am S65: Surviving in the Age of Amazon
9:00am S66: Digital Opportunities to Add Profits to Your Pockets

Matt Buckley

Matt Buckley

GPA, Specialty Substrate Solutions
10:30am S67: The Need for Automated Finishing for Digitally-Printed Textiles
10:30am S69: Hiring the Next Generation
10:30am S70: Everything You Need to Know About Large-Format Installations
10:30am S72: Reduce Waste with Shop Floor Management
Thursday, Oct 18, 2018
10:30am S12: Digital Printing for Packaging Applications, Part One
12:00pm S18: Exploring Inkjet Adoption for High-Production Printing
Friday, Oct 19, 2018
3:00pm S60: Digital Printing for Packaging Applications, Part Two
Thursday, Oct 18, 2018
1:30pm S24: Digital Adoption in Printed Packaging Markets, Part One
Friday, Oct 19, 2018
9:00am S36: Digital Adoption in Printed Packaging Markets, Part Two
Saturday, Oct 20, 2018
10:30am S71: The Future of On-Demand Packaging will Require Dynamic Printing Options to Stay Ahead of Consumer Demand