MEETINGS & EVENTS
ATTEND INDUSTRY MEETINGS & EVENTS
PIASC sponsors a wide variety of events, from Sales Club meetings and networking events to conferences and awards dinners. Register for an upcoming event today!
Augmented, Virtual, and Mixed Reality for Commercial, Label and Packaging Printers
Bring your commercial print, labeling and packaging to life with 3D, Video, text and audio.
MERIDIAN AR's Active Print™ technology enables printers to create commercial print, labeling and packaging that becomes interactive using a smartphone. AaaP technology enables you to create small branded software app that when installed on a mobile phone tell an interactive story more than the printed material can depict. The technology simultaneously recognizes images, text and information on any printed material and then ties in web, video, audio and 3D imagery that can respond to each person's questions. August 24th | 10:00am PST | Free to members (non-members $15)
Cocktails and Conversations
Connect with other local colleagues, meet some new friends and network, network, network.
August 24th | 5:30pm
El Cholo Café, 300 E Colorado Blvd. – Paseo Colorado, Pasadena, CA 91101
Coffee With Cheryl
This newly re-branded and relocated morning roundtable will take place every other month begining with September at a location near you. Enjoy breakfast, great discussions and get answers to your questions in person.
September 6th | 7:30am
Tropicana Bakery & Cuban Café, 10218 Paramount Blvd., Downey, CA 90241
September 7th | 7:30am
Basecamp and High Horse Dinette, 1221 W. Riverside Dr., Burbank, CA 91506
September 12th | 7:30am
La Petite Sourie - French Cafe, 2801 West MacArthur Boulevard Suite A, Santa Ana, CA 92704
September 13th | 7:30am
The Local Spot, 6200 B E Pacific Coast Hwy, Ste B, Long Beach, CA 90803
September 19th | 7:30am
The Avocado House, 11618 Central Ave, Chino, CA 91710
Lunch with Leslie
What does it take to engage with a new prospect? How to upsell a current client? We will discuss strategies to be effective with building new relationships and deepening existing relationships. We will explore how social media and using your networking can fast track prospecting!
September 27th | 11:30am | $35 ($60 non-members)
2017 OSHA Compliance for Printing Workshop
OSHA regulations seem difficult to understand and daunting to execute. Let Printing Industries of America's EHS Team take the confusion out of compliance. Join us for our OSHA Compliance for Printing Workshop: a hands-on comprehensive OSHA compliance program. During the workshop, participants will gain an understanding of key OSHA regulations, compliance strategies, elements of required written programs, and how to respond to an OSHA inspection. Participants will receive an OSHA compliance information package complete with written program templates, PIA's OSHA Primer, and other valuable resources.
October 11-12th | 8:00am (EST) | $397 ($550 non-members)
Printing Industries of America Headquarters, 301 Brush Creek Road, Warrendale, PA 15086
2018 Color Conference
We'll be heading to sunny Southern California in January 2018 to continue the conversation about the advancement of color management. Look for more information to be coming soon!
January 13-16, 2018 | San Diego, CA
2018 President's Conference
Be a part of the conversation as we explore strategies to improve your bottom line and grow your business. We have an exciting line-up of leadership, finance, operations, and human resources experts ready to discuss the latest issues that are facing our industry, such as the impact of the political shift in the United States; managing disruptive change; investment decision making; and finding bright, young talent to grow into the next generation of print leadership.
March 4-6th, 2018
TAGA 2018 Annual Technical Conference
The TAGA Annual Technical Conference provides an opportunity for its members to learn about the latest industry advances and those of related fields, as well as brainstorm with other experts about solving problems and road blocks in order to move our industry forward. Members come to the Annual Technical Conference from all over the world and from all facets of the graphic arts industry.
March 18-21st, 2018 | Baltimore, MD
2018 Continuous Improvement Conference
The 2018 Continuous Improvement Conference focuses on helping companies achieve operational excellence by using the concepts of lean manufacturing and other management and quality systems.
April 8-11th, 2018 | Chicago, IL
contact: Kristy Villanueva
phone: 323.728.9500, Ext. 215