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Evolving the Competition

Posted by Ray Weiss on 6/12/19 12:02 PM

Since joining SGIA, one of my favorite tasks has been overseeing the annual Product of the Year competition. I was just six weeks in when I started working on this program, which was already well underway with the SGIA Expo (now PRINTING United) practically upon us. Therefore, my focus was getting to know the competition and the manufacturers who were entering.

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Topics: SGIA, Printing Industry, Industry Competition, Printing United

SGIA Expo 2018 Recap: The Product of the Year Competition

Posted by Ray Weiss on 10/31/18 4:07 PM

This year’s record number of entries (255) was a fitting way to end the SGIA Expo in style. Over 100 companies vied for top honors in 68 categories, including some new additions (e.g., single-pass printers, digital presses) that gear toward the industry convergence serving as the foundation of PRINTING United — SGIA and NAPCO Media’s new trade show debuting in Dallas October 23–25, 2019.

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Topics: SGIA, Printing, Print, Printing Industry, Industry Training, New Printing Technologies, Industry Competition, Printing United

The Architecture of Learning

Posted by Dan Marx on 9/10/18 11:08 AM

 As you strive to build your business, reliable knowledge is one of the most important tools you can have. Printing is a thing, an activity, a process, a means to an end; but running a business requires strategy, thought, consideration and an ongoing flow of concepts and ideas. Fortunately, the upcoming SGIA Expo (October 18-20 in Las Vegas) has the resources you need.

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Topics: SGIA, Printing, Wide Format, Commercial Printing, Print, Printing Industry, SGIA Expo, Industry Training, Education, Industry Competition

Countdown to Greatness: Wrap Team Challenge

Posted by Raj Sawhney on 8/22/18 5:04 PM

The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) is hosting its first-ever Wrap Team Competition at the 2018 SGIA Expo. The event gives installers the chance to test their wrapping speed and skills. They will compete in two-person teams and will attempt to wrap the side of a car in 20 minutes or less. PDAA Master Certified judges will evaluate their work based on speed and quality, and the top teams will advance through the three days of the Expo.

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Topics: SGIA, Printing, SGIA Expo, Industry Training, PDAA, Car Wrap, Installers, Industry Competition