Top Printing Industry Conferences 2017

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I’ll be summarizing some great calendars for top industry conferences in 2017 below:

Thanks to Printing Impressions for this calendar

2017 Events Calendar

BookExpo America
May 31-June 2, 2017: Javits Center. New York. Contact: (800) 840-5614. Visit:

PSDA Young Innovators Conference
June 1-2, 2017: Grand Hyatt. Denver. Contact: (800) 230-0175. Visit:

Goss Metro Production Conference
June 1-4, 2017: Saddlebrook Conference Center. Tampa, Fla. Contact: (507) 285-7673. Visit:

IPMA Conference
June 11-14, 2017: The Wyndham Grand Downtown. Pittsburgh. Contact: (816) 919-1691. Visit:

PPSA Safety/Health Conference
June 18-21, 2017: Marriott Hotel. Charleston, S.C. Contact: (770) 209-7284. Visit:

PRIMIR Summer Meeting
June 19-21, 2017: Courtyard by Marriott Downtown. Philadelphia. Contact: (703) 264-7200. Visit:

June 22, 2017: Convene Conference Center. New York. Visit:

SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference
June 19-23, 2017: Kentucky Exposition Center. Louisville, Ky. Contact: (703) 777-8810. Visit:

NPIRI Summer Course
July 16-21, 2017: Sonoco Institute at Clemson University. Clemson, S.C. Contact: (770) 209-7289. Visit:

Integrated Marketing Virtual Conference
July 20, 2017: Contact: (215) 238-5300. Visit:

2017 Minuteman Press World Expo
July 26-30, 2017: Rosen Shingle Creek. Orlando, Fla. Contact: (631) 249-1370. Visit:

Idealliance Postal Operations & Technologies Council Meeting
August 2-3: Crowne Plaza Milwaukee West. Wauwatosa, Wis. Contact: (703) 837-1070. Visit:

TLMI printTHINK Summit
Sept. 5-7, 2017: Hyatt 
Regency O’Hare. 
Rosemont, Ill. Contact: (571) 645-5086. Visit:

Sept. 10-14, 2017: McCormick Place. Chicago. Contact: (703) 264-7200. Visit:

Pack Expo
Sept. 25-27, 2017: Convention Center. Las Vegas. Contact: (571) 612-3200. Visit:

SFI Conference
Sept. 27-29, 2017: The Westin. Ottawa, Ontario. Contact: (202) 596-3458. Visit:

PINE Print Management Conference
Oct. 1-3, 2017: The Hotel Viking. Newport, R.I. Contact: (202) 596-3450. Visit:

Conference Oct. 2-4: Tuscany Suites and Casino. Las Vegas. Contact: (609) 264-0120. Visit:

PSDA 2017 P2P Technology + Innovation Summit
Oct. 4-6, 2017: Sheraton Hotel. New Orleans. Contact: (800) 230-0175. Visit:

&THEN, a DMA Event
Oct. 8-10, 2017: Ernest Morial Convention Center. New Orleans. Contact: Visit:

TLMI Annual Meeting
Oct. 8-11, 2017: Hyatt Regency Resort at Gainey Ranch. Scottsdale, Ariz. Contact: (571) 645-5086. Visit:

thINK 2017 Conference
Oct. 9-11, 2017: Boca Raton Resort. Boca Raton, Fla. Visit:

NPIRI Fall Conference
Oct. 9-12, 2017: Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort and Conference Center. Oak Brook, Ill. Contact: (770) 209-7289. Visit:

Oct. 10-12, 2017: Ernest Morial Convention Center. New Orleans. Contact: (888) 385-3588. Visit:

Printing Industries Alliance Franklin Luminaire Awards
Oct. 18, 2017: The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers. New York. Contact:
(800) 777-4742. Visit:

Digital Packaging Summit 2017
Oct. 23-25, 2017: Vedra Inn & Club, Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. Contact: (781) 910-3671. Visit:

Idealliance INKredible
Oct. 24, 2017: The Princeton Club. New York. Contact: (703) 837-1070. Visit:

Graphically Speaking Annual Conference
Oct. 26: Radisson Hotel Philadelphia Northeast. Trevose, Pa. Contact: (215) 396-2300. Visit:

IPEX 2017
Oct. 31-Nov. 3, 2017: The NEC. Birmingham, U.K. Visit:

BMI Annual Conference
Nov. 5-7, 2017: Turnberry Isle Resort. Miami. Contact: (386) 986-4552. Visit:

Printed Electronics USA Conference
Nov. 15-17, 2017: Santa Clara Convention Center. Santa Clara, Calif. Contact: (617) 577-7890. Visit:


Events by Printing Industries of America

Printing Industries of America puts on quite the roadshow. Check out their 2017 events here.

Color Conference

We’ll be heading to sunny Southern California in January 2018 to continue the conversation about the advancement of color management. As always, the Color Conference will cover a variety of color managment topics, including standards, branding, and technology.

Continuous Improvement Conference

The Continuous Improvement Conference  focuses on helping companies achieve operational excellence by using the concepts of lean manufacturing and other management and quality systems.

President’s Conference

Be a part of the conversation as we explore strategies to improve your bottom line and grow your business. The PIA President’s Conference always features an exciting line-up of leadership, finance, operations, and human resources experts ready to discuss the latest issues that are facing our industry.

Print & Packaging Legislative Summit

Join your peers in packaging and print as we address our legislators as one industry with one voice. The Print & Packaging Legislative Summit will take place Tuesday, June 20 and Wednesday, June 21, 2017 in Washington DC.

TAGA Annual Technical Conference

TAGA is the premier global association for individuals researching, developing, and studying graphic arts technology and hosts an Annual Technical Conference for print professionals, scientists, researchers, university professors, and students.

Inkjet Ready

PIA’s newest major event, Inkjet Ready! will be an online conference featuring cutting-edge sessions on the latest in inkjet. Inkjet Ready! will talke place on August 9 and 10 and the content from the event will live on in curated form on our website.

Printing Industries Alliance Events

These cats put on both webinars and in-person events, how groovy! Check out their list here.

Digital Workflow Efficiencies Webinar (Non-Member)
Digital Workflow Efficiencies Webinar (PIA Member)
Continuous Improvement Group
Women in Print 2017
1st Annual Raymond A. Bubar Classic
Family & Friends Fishing Excursion
Digital Printing Think Tank II
Franklin Luminaire – Table of 10 with Platinum Sponsorship

Which events are you going to this year?