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February 17, 2016
Dear Member, here is your weekly e-flash!



GRAPHICS NIGHT… THE INDUSTRY EVENT YOU CANNOT MISS!

Janet Green, Public Relations Chair, invites all industry members to participate in the annual social event of the year where you have the opportunity to network and enjoy an amazing night out! What is planned to make this evening so special, on Friday, April 8, 2016, at the beautiful Pacific Palms Resort? Here’s what’s planned. Festivities begin at 5:30 pm with a wine and hors d’oeuvres reception. During the reception, the Print Excellence Awards competition winning entries will be on exhibit for you to enjoy and select the piece that you believe should win the “People’s Choice” award. During the reception, you can also simply sit back and relax to the tunes of soft Jazz. Then at 7:00 pm you will be invited to enter the Majestic Ballroom to enjoy a fabulous dinner followed by the introduction of the PIASC 2016 Executive of the Year and the presentation of the winners of the Print Excellence Awards. But that’s not all—right after the awards, dance the night away with Beverly Hills DJ, playing the music that you enjoy.

Bring your key employees, your clients, your meaningful other, your friends to celebrate the power of ink on paper… PRINT POWER!

Make your reservations simply by clicking here. Tickets are valued at $250.00; however, thanks to our sponsors, we are able to offer them to you for only $100.00. Buy a table of 8, 10 or 12 today. If you have any questions about Graphics Night, contact Ara Izquierdo at ext. 216. To make your reservations, contact Maribel Campos at 323.728.9500, ext. 210 or click here.

Pacific Palms Resort is extending the special room rate of $ . Simply call 1.800.525.4557 and give them “PIASC” as your reservation code.

Our heartfelt thanks to our Graphics Night Sponsors…

 













 
DID YOU SEE THE LATEST ARTICLES ABOUT PRINT?

This month four great new articles were added to the www.ChoosePrint.org archives page:

  • Verizon Green Claims are Misleading and Unsubstantiated
  • The Swinging Pendulum – The world’s most powerful ad man comes out in favor of print!
  • In Age of Digital Records, Paper Still Carries Weight
  • Can the digital revolution be environmentally sustainable?

Check them out!

 

MORE OUTRAGEOUS EXCUSES FOR BEING LATE TO WORK

Some people have a hard time getting to work on time.

A new survey from CareerBuilder asked employees how often they come in late to work: 1 in 4 workers (25 percent) admitted they do it at least once a month, and 13 percent say it’s a weekly occurrence for them.

The survey also asked employers to share the most “creative” excuses they got from employees who were late to work. As usual, employers heard some doozies. More than 2,500 hiring and human resource managers (of which, more than 2,300 are in the private sector) and more than 3,200 workers across industries participated in the nationwide survey, conducted online by Harris Poll from November 4 and December 1, 2015. Here are five of the most bizarre late-to-work excuses: 1) I thought of quitting today, but then decided not to, so I came in late. 2) My hair caught on fire from my blow dryer. 3) I was detained by Homeland Security. 4) All my clothes were stolen; 5) I was confused by the time change and unsure if it was “spring forward” or “fall back.”

What about the employers’ expectations and discipline? READ MORE>>

 

THE PRESIDENTS' CONFERENCE IS FOR YOU!

The President's Conference is the event for business leaders, top managers, and owners of companies that offer printing services! Whether you consider your company a marketing service provider, a packaging solutions firm, a display graphics enterprise or a supply chain management company, if you PRINT, the President's Conference is for you! Sessions focus on topics that matter right now, covering business development, leadership, and finance.

CEOs, Presidents, and Owners, bring your financial executives along and save $100 on a second registration from the same company. In addition to the sessions, there will be plenty of opportunity to network and even relax during the afternoon luncheons, and evening receptions. This is an unapologetically "by and for printers" leadership event and you'll find virtually every session relevant to your business! Register now by clicking here or by contacting Socorro Garcia at 323.728.9500, ext. 229. For details and speaker info, click here.

 

EVERYONE WANTS TO BE HAPPY

In marketing, all your prospects really care about is “what’s in it for me?” You must communicate how your products or services will solve their problems, meet their needs or improve their lives. In other words, how you will contribute to their happiness. After all, everyone wants to be happy – it’s your job to show prospects how your company will help them achieve this.

 

PROVIDE A VALUABLE BENEFIT FOR YOUR EMPLOYEES AT ABSOLUTELY NO COST TO YOU!

Tax season can be very stressful for you and your employees if you owe money; however, your industry’s Credit Union can help. The Printing Industries Credit Union offers Tax Loans with a low rate of 9.99 APR* for 36 months, minimum loan amount of $2,000 (maximum loan amount $10,000). And all checks are made payable to the State or IRS…it’s that easy.

If you or your employees are not members of the Credit Union, wait no longer and contact them today at one of the following numbers: Riverside, 951.781.0981, Commerce, 323.728.1866, and Toll-free at 800.479.7837.

Support the Printing Industries Credit Union and benefit your employees at no cost to you.

 

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What is coming is better than what is gone. Let this belief aim you in the direction you need to go.
~Karen Salmansohn

 

 

 

BUYING POWER OF THE MONTH

 

 

EDUCATIONAL AND NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES

President's Conference
March 6-9th
JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort and Spa in Palm Desert, CA


2016 Graphics Night
Sponsorship Available!
April 8th
Pacific Palms Resort, Industry Hills


Private Turn-Key Tour of DRUPA
June 1-6th
Dusseldorf, Germany

 

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Contact

Ara Izquierdo
5800 S. Eastern Avenue, Suite 400 Los Angeles, CA 90040
(323) 728-9500