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Changing Lives One Breakfast at a Time

Posted by Elaine Scrima on 6/24/19 10:59 AM

Attract, retain and advance women in the imaging profession — that is our mantra and our mission as the SGIA Women in Print Alliance. And hosting the Women in Print Alliance Breakfast at PRINTING United each year is just one venue for us to provide education, mentoring opportunities and professional growth.

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Topics: Printing United, Networking, Workforce Development

The Selling Owner Challenge

Posted by Bill Farquharson on 5/22/19 1:51 PM

The job description for today’s average print shop owner reads like a run-on sentence: Manager, bookkeeper, delivery, customer service, occasional pressman, bindery operator, janitor and, if there is any time left over, sales representative.

But it’s that last title that starts the process. Without sales coming in, those other tasks don’t exist. Why then do selling owners use only the remains of the day to do the one thing that matters most? What is holding the selling owner back from stepping into this role and building more business?

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Topics: Business Solutions, Sales, Networking, Employee Management, Business Operations

The Talk of the Trade Show

Posted by Bill Stein on 4/30/19 7:09 AM

A trade show represents one of the more significant marketing opportunities for a company to make a big, yet intimate, splash in front of prospective customers. When designed and constructed properly, a booth can capture attention, create an interactive experience that immerses a visitor, produce memories that last beyond the show, and hopefully create new business.

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Topics: Networking, Branding, Fabrics, Exhibition, Marketing

By the Numbers

Posted by Lauren Searson on 3/18/19 3:47 PM

No matter how you stack the numbers, SGIA’s 2019 FP3: Functional Printing, Process & Products conference (May 5 - 7; Chicago area) adds up to be a must-attend for today’s functional printers. If you’re still on the fence, here’s a number of reasons why to make this event a priority.

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Topics: Industrial Printing, Printed Electronics, FP3Conf, Functional Printing, Business Solutions, Education, Networking

This Time, It was Personal

Posted by Ryan Moor on 3/6/19 12:47 PM

With THREADX year two in the books, all I can say is I am looking forward to year three! It was great to see how many new people came out this year as well as the familiar faces who had joined us for the inaugural event in Palm Springs last year; I would say it was a solid split down the middle.
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Topics: Education, ThreadX, Networking