The Graphic Communications Education Association (GCEA) awarded Johnny Shell, the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association's (SGIA) Vice President of Print Technology and Training, the 2018 Sundeen/Simich Industry Support Award. The honor recognizes sustaining members who have made highly significant contributions to graphic arts education over an extended period of time.

Rachel Thomas has joined the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) as the new Director of Exhibit Services, overseeing the SGIA Expo and upcoming PRINTING United trade show floors and managing exhibitors’ experiences.

PrintFactory will be at this year’s SGIA Expo to show how adopting smarter color management tools and an end-to-end, centralized workflow solution can help wide-format businesses prepare for a more profitable and productive future.

The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) is pleased to announce that Andrew D. Paparozzi, well-known for his state-of-the-industry reports and economic forecasts for printing, is coming on board as Chief Economist.

As of July 17, the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) reports 559 companies have signed on to exhibit at the 2018 SGIA Expo (October 18–20, Las Vegas Convention Center). Filling an exposition hall the size of 10 football fields, exhibitors will inspire attendees as they showcase a wide range of the latest printing offerings and services, from inks and thermal ribbons to digital printers and environmental control equipment.

SA International (SAi), the leading provider of software solutions for the signmaking, digital printing and CNC machining industries, will use SGIA Expo (October 18-20 – booth 932) to demonstrate how large format print providers and sign shops can enhance their operations and increase business opportunities using its extensive software solutions.

The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) is hosting a Garment Decorators Luncheon at the 2018 SGIA Expo (Las Vegas, October 18–20). The luncheon will be held on Friday, October 19, 12:00–1:30 pm.

The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) is accepting entries for the 2018 Golden Image Competition. The competition recognizes excellence in printing in a wide variety of categories including banners, garments, ceramics and embroidery.

For the seventh year, members of the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) supported the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC) by coordinating, judging and providing $96,000 in prizes and stipends for the Graphics Imaging–Sublimation and Screen Printing Technology competitions. Over 40 secondary and post-secondary students competed in the two competitions, which were among the more than 100 competitions at NLSC.

The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) is offering two half-day education sessions the day before the 2018 SGIA Expo (Las Vegas, October 18–20). "Essential Small Business Strategies" and "Wide-Format 101: Essential Skills for Success" will supplement the 72 conference sessions taking place during the show with a comprehensive look at crucial topics.

In addition to hosting more than 500 exhibitors, the 2018 SGIA Expo (October 18–20, Las Vegas) will take an in-depth look at the latest printing technologies, applications and opportunities through its 72-session educational program.

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