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Specialty Graphic Imaging Association
Training and Events

Events

Date: Feb 22
Presenter(s): Brett Bowden
Join garment decoration firebrand Brett Bowden (Printed Threads) for an interview highlighting his experiences in – and impressions about – the garment decoration sector; an overview of his company’s processes, markets and products; and a view into what makes his company successful.

Date: Tuesday, March 6
Presenter(s): Ray Weiss
Sure, your digital output device and make lots of pretty colors, but are they the colors you expect to hit (and that your customers expect)? How do you know?

Date: Mar 13
Presenter(s): Tom Trutna
Big Ink CEO Tom Trutna has spent many years – and much sweat equity – making his business successful.

Date: Mar 22
Presenter(s): Tom Davenport
Join garment decoration business owner Tom Davenport (Motion Company) for an interview highlighting his experiences in – and impressions about – the garment decoration sector; an overview of his company’s processes, markets and products; and a view into what makes his company successful.

Date: March 26-30, 2018
Presenter(s): Charlie Taublieb
Whether you're new to the screen printing industry, or a seasoned professional, this workshop is designed to give you lots of hands-on experience and plenty of practice with advanced techniques. Let SGIA help build your garment decoration business with new skills and knowledge:

Date: Mar 29
Presenter(s): Vince DiCecco
Just being in business is not enough. In a competitive environment – regardless of the product areas you serve – you need to establish your company and be seen and recognized by current and prospective clients.

Date: Apr 3
Presenter(s): David Fellman
The three magic words in any sales strategy are appropriate, consistent and sustainable. Appropriate means the strategy addresses the realities of the marketplace. Consistent means it ensures that your salespeople put forth both quality and quantity of effort.

Date: Apr 5
Presenter(s): Bruce Ackerman
In this webcast, Bruce Ackerman will discuss steps to getting your shop setup with paid online ads campaign. PPC (paid per click) is an advertising form that's driven an incredible amount of sales for businesses with little effort.

Date: Apr 12
Presenter(s): Johnny Shell
Careful art preparation is often the difference between a decorated garment that looks “pretty good,” and one that elicits “wow,” from the customer. Join SGIA’s garment expert Johnny Shell as he outlines the basic steps and considerations need to speed your printing in a successful direction.

Date: Apr 12
Presenter(s): Ryan Sauers
Every person at every company has just 168 hours in a week. Thus, the choice is what they do with that time. In business, it is not that a person did not have time to do something, but instead did not MAKE time for bottom line activities.

Date: April 18-20, 2018
Important note: This workshop will be located at the classroom facility of Roland DGA Corporation, in Irvine, CA

Date: Apr 19
Presenter(s): Greg Kitson
Join garment decoration guru Greg Kitson (Mind’s Eye Graphics) for an interview highlighting his experiences in – and impressions about – the garment decoration sector; an overview of his company’s processes, markets and products; and a view into what makes his company successful.

Date: May 3
In 2016, the EPA finalized a rule that updated the hazardous waste generator regulations to make the rules easier to understand, facilitate better compliance, provide greater flexibility in how hazardous waste is managed and close important gaps in the regulations.

Date: May 7-11, 2018
Presenter(s): David Dennings, Eric Klein
Printing excellence begins with the right screen. This exceptional workshop is guaranteed to challenge each student combining real world hands-on experience with supporting theory.

Date: May 24
Part one of SGIA and PIA's three-part walking working surfaces webinar series.
Any job that requires working from heights involves a certain amount of risk, but with the right safety precautions in place, you can reduce the possibility of serious injuries occurring.

Date: Jun 14
Part two of SGIA and PIA's three-part walking working surfaces webinar series.
Many operations use ladders to complete daily tasks – including accessing elevated areas for repairs, installing products, or retrieving stock. Using a ladder may seem simple, but when used without proper training, it can actually be dangerous and lead to workplace injuries.

Date: Jun 21
Part three of SGIA and PIA's three-part walking working surfaces webinar series.
OSHA recently issued a final rule on walking-working surfaces that included new sections regarding the use of personal fall protection systems.

Date: August 14-16, 2018
Presenter(s): Tommy Martin, Ray Weiss
Important note: This workshop will be located at the classroom facility of Mimaki USA Inc located at 150 Satellite Blvd NW #A, Suwanee, GA 30024

Date: October 18-20, 2018
The 2018 SGIA Expo will be a Thursday through Saturday show hosted at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas NV.Sign up to be notified when registration opens!

Date: October 23-25, 2019
PRINT United 2019 will be held in Dallas, Texas! Join us October 23 – 25 for the best opportunity to experience the latest in technology, equipment, supplies, software and applications in the specialty imaging industry.

Date: October 21-23, 2020
PRINT United 2020 heads to Atlanta, GA! Join us October 21 – 23 to experience the latest in the specialty imaging industry.