Industry Meetings & Events

Attend Industry Meetings & Events

PIASC sponsors a wide variety of events, from sales meetings and networking events to conferences and award dinners. Register for an upcoming event today!


America’s Print Show 2022

Americas Print Show is an exciting three-day industry event, focused on building connections and growth in the print and graphics community. APS22 will bring together regional and national associations representing more than 5,000 companies, along with commercial printers, screen and garment producers, large format and sign printers, binderies and graphic finishers, along with industry suppliers.

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Webinar: Maximize Sales & Profits with Cost Rates Advisor Software

This may sound obvious, but considering the industry, competitive environment, and cost rates that are off by just a few dollars can have a substantial impact on both sales and profit margins.

This webinar will demonstrate how you can leverage the Cost Rates Advisor budgeted hourly rates and cost analysis software to determine your costs, increase your sales, and maximize your profits.

What You Will Learn

  • Determine the fixed costs, variable costs, labor costs, and contribution margin of your equipment and services.
  • Produce accurate estimates that reflect your true out-of-pocket costs.
  • Improve your pricing strategy by avoiding low-margin orders and winning high-profit orders instead.
  • Make use of best practices for updating your cost rates as expenses, employees, wages, workloads, equipment, and revenues change.
  • Reconcile your estimating and costing rates with your company?s financials.
  • Forecast the cost of prospective equipment investments, acquisitions, labor fluctuations, or other changes.
  • Benchmark your labor, manufacturing, and overhead costs and rates against other organizations.
  • Implement new rates without jeopardizing existing pricing and sales.
  • Receive a 25% discount as a PIASC and VMA member.
  • Join us Wednesday, August 31, 2022 at 10:00 – 11:00 AM
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2022 Labelexpo Americas

The Labels all-stars, the package printing MVPs and the promising rookies all come together under one roof this September. At Labelexpo Americas 2022, you and your team will find an incredible array of the latest technologies and solutions alongside hundreds of live demonstrations that will improve your plays and achieve your business goals. This is your opportunity to turn your converting playbook from good to great.

Whether you’re choosing machinery or materials, it is vital you feel confident about your decisions. The best way to do this is to see all the options together in one place.Come to Labelexpo Americas 2022 and hear the noise of the machinery in operation, feel the texture of the substrates and see the print quality for yourself. Magazines, websites and brochures cannot compare. Experience it live and make a better choice.

  • September 13-15, 2022
  • Tuesday Sept 13, 9am – 5pm
    Wednesday Sept 14, 9am – 5pm
    Thursday Sept 15, 9am – 4pm
  • Donald E. Stephen’s Convention Center, Chicago
  • Rosemont, IL
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Mail Design Consultant Certification

The Mailpiece Design Consultant (MDC) Certification virtual workshop provides certification in understand- ing and designing mail for automation. It is essential for mailers to get their mail accepted, receive U.S. Postal discounts, speed mail delivery for themselves and their customers and avoid USPS penalties.

The cost for the three-day program is $135.00 per person. This includes the MSMA MDC online exam fee and Study Guide/Review Questions, and the instructor cost covering the workshop preparation, ZOOM presentation, presentation by Mailers Hub, and interface with your virtual communications personnel. The daily video presentations will be made available for any attendee requesting it.

Mail Systems Management, LLC will present, the “Mailpiece Design Consultant (MDC) Certification workshop via ZOOM for three consecutive days.

  • Tuesday, October 18th, 2022 from 10:00 am – 11:30 am PST
  • Wednesday, October 19th, 2022 from 10:00 am – 11:30 pm PST
  •  Thursday, October 20th, 2022 from 10:30 pm to 12:45 pm PST

This session will include a “Postal Update” presentation by Leo Raymond of Mailers Hub starting at 12:00pm-PST.

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PRINTING United Expo

PRINTING United Expo is the most dynamic and comprehensive printing event in the world. Bringing together the entire printing industry in one place to experience over a million square feet of equipment, solutions, and the latest trends! Walk the show floor to see your favorite vendors and uncover new ones, have meaningful conversations with printers and manufactures, and discover what’s next for your organization – infinite opportunities await you!

  • Date & Time: Wednesday, October 19 – 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM – Thursday, October 20 – 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM – Friday, October 21 – 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
  • Address: Las Vegas Convention Center – 3150 Paradise Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89109

Register today and join the entire printing industry under one roof, October 19-21, in Las Vegas!

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The 2022 Los Angeles Printers Fair

The Los Angeles Printers Fair at the International Printing Museum in Carson, California brings the best of letterpress, book arts, and the paper arts to the Los Angeles area. With the backdrop of the world’s largest collection of working antique presses, the Printers Fair annually brings together 80 artistic vendors and 2000 visitors to experience the creative worlds of beautiful printing and handmade books.

  • The 2022 Los Angeles Printers Fair will be held In-Person at the Museum on Saturday, October 22, and Sunday, October 23.
  • Want to be a vendor? Vendor registration will open in early June.
  • 315 W. Torrance Boulevard
    Carson, CA 90745

Visit their website below to learn more.

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