Led by Don Hutcheson, G7 Expert Trainer and G7 inventor, this two-day accelerated training event, covering a multitude of print application including digital print, wide format, proofing, color management, process control, implementation, optimization will feature live demonstration of applying the G7 methodology in print production workflows and technology on the EFI Technology Showcase floor, while also allowing participants two spend the opening two days of EFI Connect collaborating with other EFI users, attending keynotes, and other breakout sessions. G7 is Idealliance’s global industry-leading set of specifications for achieving gray balance and is the driving force for achieving visual similarity across all print processes. The G7 methodology is designed to align all print technologies for visual consistency, process and quality control, and color workflow management.
Electronics for Imaging (EFI) is a leader in digital print, supported by a network of knowledgeable team members who serve print service providers and the global print supply chain for G7 Master Qualification, global standards implementation, and production implementation strategies as G7 Experts. “Again, this year, we are looking forward to another great EFI Connect/G7 Training opportunity for EFI users coming to Las Vegas from around the world. This exclusive training event designed to serve print service providers, OEMs, color management specialists, creatives, brands and other members of the global print and packaging supply chain is poised to make another big impact after our initial program in 2018 at Connect.” says Jordan Gorski, Global Director of Certification Programs.
This G7 Training session is open to the public for participants to achieve G7 Expert and G7 Professional Certification, and also attend EFI Connect. Participants must register online at Idealliance.org prior to attending. Registration also includes EFI Connect registration. See additional details for EFI Connect on the registration page. Upon the completion of the two-day training at EFI Connect, participants will leave with extensive practical hands-on experience in G7 implementation and print management. G7 Experts and Professional must complete an online examination to verify their aptitude in G7, color management, and process control to help print service providers as well as brands, creatives, and other print supply chain partners achieve G7 Master Qualification.
Idealliance is recognized by ISO as the largest certifying body in the graphic and visual communications industry. G7 Experts and G7 Professionals are certified by Idealliance as proven leaders in print production and global standards to align all proof and print applications regardless of process, ink, or substrate. G7 Experts and G7 Professionals are also committed to reducing costs, speeding product to market, and improving and maintaining their client’s brand image and print production requirements.
G7 certification is the most recognized international specification for color management, and not only achieves consistent color reproduction across any print medium, or substrate, but also provides a tremendous savings to an operation’s bottom line. Utilizing G7 within a print production workflow improves output consistency across multiple print services, platforms, and distribution outlets.