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
May 31-June 2, 2017: Javits Center. New York. Contact: (800) 840-5614. Visit: www.bookexpoamerica.com
PSDA Young Innovators Conference
June 1-2, 2017: Grand Hyatt. Denver. Contact: (800) 230-0175. Visit: www.psda.org/?page=YoungRegistration
Goss Metro Production Conference
June 1-4, 2017: Saddlebrook Conference Center. Tampa, Fla. Contact: (507) 285-7673. Visit: www.metroproduction.org
June 11-14, 2017: The Wyndham Grand Downtown. Pittsburgh. Contact: (816) 919-1691. Visit: http://ipma.org/event/ipma-2017-conference/
PPSA Safety/Health Conference
June 18-21, 2017: Marriott Hotel. Charleston, S.C. Contact: (770) 209-7284. Visit: www.ppsa.org/2017-conference
PRIMIR Summer Meeting
June 19-21, 2017: Courtyard by Marriott Downtown. Philadelphia. Contact: (703) 264-7200. Visit: www.npes.org/primirresearch/primirmeetings/primir2017summermeeting.aspx
June 22, 2017: Convene Conference Center. New York. Visit: www.idealliance.org/events/primex
SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference
June 19-23, 2017: Kentucky Exposition Center. Louisville, Ky. Contact: (703) 777-8810. Visit: www.skillsusa.org
NPIRI Summer Course
July 16-21, 2017: Sonoco Institute at Clemson University. Clemson, S.C. Contact: (770) 209-7289. Visit: https://napim.memberclicks.net/2017summercourse
Integrated Marketing Virtual Conference
July 20, 2017: Contact: (215) 238-5300. Visit: http://aaim.targetmarketingmag.com
2017 Minuteman Press World Expo
July 26-30, 2017: Rosen Shingle Creek. Orlando, Fla. Contact: (631) 249-1370. Visit: http://mpiexpo.com/
Idealliance Postal Operations & Technologies Council Meeting
August 2-3: Crowne Plaza Milwaukee West. Wauwatosa, Wis. Contact: (703) 837-1070. Visit: https://services.idealliance.org/prod/Shared_Content/Events
TLMI printTHINK Summit
Sept. 5-7, 2017: Hyatt Regency O’Hare. Rosemont, Ill. Contact: (571) 645-5086. Visit: http://tlmi.com/events/
Sept. 10-14, 2017: McCormick Place. Chicago. Contact: (703) 264-7200. Visit: www.gasc.org
Sept. 25-27, 2017: Convention Center. Las Vegas. Contact: (571) 612-3200. Visit: www.packexpointernational.com
Sept. 27-29, 2017: The Westin. Ottawa, Ontario. Contact: (202) 596-3458. Visit: www.sfiprogram.org
PINE Print Management Conference
Oct. 1-3, 2017: The Hotel Viking. Newport, R.I. Contact: (202) 596-3450. Visit: www.pinepmc.org
Conference Oct. 2-4: Tuscany Suites and Casino. Las Vegas. Contact: (609) 264-0120. Visit: www.mailcom.org
PSDA 2017 P2P Technology + Innovation Summit
Oct. 4-6, 2017: Sheraton Hotel. New Orleans. Contact: (800) 230-0175. Visit: www.p2psummit.org
&THEN, a DMA Event
Oct. 8-10, 2017: Ernest Morial Convention Center. New Orleans. Contact: Visit: http://andthen.thedma.org
TLMI Annual Meeting
Oct. 8-11, 2017: Hyatt Regency Resort at Gainey Ranch. Scottsdale, Ariz. Contact: (571) 645-5086. Visit: http://tlmi.com/events
thINK 2017 Conference
Oct. 9-11, 2017: Boca Raton Resort. Boca Raton, Fla. Visit: www.thinkforum.com
NPIRI Fall Conference
Oct. 9-12, 2017: Hilton Chicago/Oak Brook Hills Resort and Conference Center. Oak Brook, Ill. Contact: (770) 209-7289. Visit: www.napim.org/napim-event-list
SGIA EXPO 17
Oct. 10-12, 2017: Ernest Morial Convention Center. New Orleans. Contact: (888) 385-3588. Visit: www.sgia.org/events/future-sgia-expos
Printing Industries Alliance Franklin Luminaire Awards
Oct. 18, 2017: The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers. New York. Contact:
(800) 777-4742. Visit: www.pialliance.org/franklin-luminaire-event.html
Digital Packaging Summit 2017
Oct. 23-25, 2017: Vedra Inn & Club, Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. Contact: (781) 910-3671. Visit: www.digitalpackagingsummit.com
Oct. 24, 2017: The Princeton Club. New York. Contact: (703) 837-1070. Visit: www.idealliance.org/inkredible
Graphically Speaking Annual Conference
Oct. 26: Radisson Hotel Philadelphia Northeast. Trevose, Pa. Contact: (215) 396-2300. Visit: www.graphicartsassociation.org/event/graphically-speaking-2017
Oct. 31-Nov. 3, 2017: The NEC. Birmingham, U.K. Visit: www.ipex.org
BMI Annual Conference
Nov. 5-7, 2017: Turnberry Isle Resort. Miami. Contact: (386) 986-4552. Visit: www.bmibook.org
Printed Electronics USA Conference
Nov. 15-17, 2017: Santa Clara Convention Center. Santa Clara, Calif. Contact: (617) 577-7890. Visit: www.idtechex.com/printed-electronics-usa/show/en
Events by Printing Industries of America
Printing Industries of America puts on quite the roadshow. Check out their 2017 events here.
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.
The Continuous Improvement Conference focuses on helping companies achieve operational excellence by using the concepts of lean manufacturing and other management and quality systems.
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.
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 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.
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?