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Right Brain Meets Left Brain

Posted by Greg Kitson on 3/20/19 4:07 PM

Aaron Draplin of Draplin Design Co. was a featured speaker at last month’s THREADX Conference at the Kona Kai Resort in San Diego. Also having led a sold-out, two-hour designer workshop the day before the event, he presented a dynamic, thought-provoking mind-bender to the entire conference titled “Things that Don’t Have a Thing to Do with Graphic Design.”  
 

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Topics: Industry Training, Business Solutions, Education, Apparel Decorators, Graphic Design, ThreadX

Make 2019 the Year of the Sale

Posted by Ryan T. Sauers on 12/12/18 1:46 PM

Many of us discuss the importance of setting goals of what we want to achieve

in the new year and for most organizations, a key goal is to increase sales. Organizations that continually learn and set ambitious goals are the ones running, not limping, into 2019 because they have prepped their business to achieve sales growth.

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Topics: SGIA, Printing, Commercial Printing, Print, Printing Industry, Industry Training, Business Solution, Retail Market Printing, Education, Sales

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

Top 10 Hazardous Waste Management Facts

Posted by Gary Jones on 10/10/18 12:48 PM

Every printing organization generates hazardous waste, and with the changes in the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations, you want to be sure you are handling waste properly. This upcoming workshop will arm you with the most relevant and up-to-date knowledge needed to meet requirements that will keep your organization out of trouble. Here are the top 10 hazardous waste facts to make sure you're handling waste accurately. 

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Topics: SGIA, Printing, Print, Printing Industry, Industry Training, OSHA, Hazardous Waste

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