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Education

Learning Never Ends

When you’re at the 2018 SGIA Expo, the entire Expo is your classroom. On the floor, you've got the latest technologies and innovations. In the meeting rooms, there are first-rate educational sessions, half-day conferences, symposia and luncheons. It's what you need to help you make smarter, better decisions about your business and your career.

Expo and Education Pass: Industry leaders, printing experts, business gurus — they’re all on the schedule for educational sessions at the 2018 SGIA Expo. Education sessions are free to registered SGIA members with an Expo and Education Pass; non-members pay $99 through September 19 ($115 thereafter).

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SGIA brings you industry-leading experts to present more than 70 sessions on need-to-know topics including technology, business management and production issues.


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Pre-Expo Half Day Sessions


Essential Small Business Strategies
Wednesday, October 17
1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Cost: Members $49, Non-Members $65 (Prices increase $16 starting September 20th)
*Buy your ticket when you register for the Expo. Expo + Education Pass is Sold Separately.

Designed specifically to meet the needs of new and small businesses, “Essential Small Business Strategies,” features action-oriented, thought-provoking presentations from a roster of experts in marketing, sales, business management and more. Featuring: 

  • Engaging Your Employees, Brian Adam, Olympus Flag & Banner
  • Launching a Strong Sales Effort, Dave Fellman, Dave Fellman & Associates
  • Establishing and Building Your Brand, Ryan Sauers, Sauers Consulting Services
  • Meeting Requirements…and Then Some, Marcia Y. Kinter, SGIA
  • Marketing Your Business Online, Aaron Montgomery, MontCo Consulting

Wide Format 101: Essential Skills for Success
Wednesday, October 17
1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Special Ticket Required*
Cost: Members $49, Non-Members $65 (Prices increase $16 starting September 20th)
*Buy your ticket when you register for the Expo. Expo + Education Pass is Sold Separately.

Join SGIA’s digital printing guru Ray Weiss and a cast of seasoned industry professionals as they provide you with knowledge needed for success in the wide-format segment. If you’re looking to get a good start or strengthen your foundation in wide-format inkjet printing, this value-priced half-day session, presented the afternoon before the Expo opens, is for you. Featuring:

  • Wide-Format from a High Altitude, Ray Weiss, SGIA
  • Inkjet: Applications Drive Selection, Travis Barcelona, Nazdar
  • A Systematic Approach to Color Management, Jim Raffel, ColorCasters and Ray Weiss, SGIA
  • Lessons in Wide-Format Business, Chuck Payne, Image 360