Industry Meetings & Events

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


WEBINAR: A Creative Approach to Selling Your Business: Capitalizing on the Latest M&A Trends (presented by Printing Impressions)

Please join New Direction Partners for this free Printing Impressions latest M&A webinar.

Are you thinking about selling your printing, packaging or display graphics company? As M&A experts in the printing, packaging and display graphics industries, Peter Schaefer and Jim Russell of New Direction Partners will be discussing the steps potential sellers need to be taking as they plan for a sale. With many years of experience in this area and having facilitated more than 300[CS1] industry mergers and acquisitions, New Direction Partners has its finger on the pulse of the latest trends, opportunities and barriers in what is arguably one of the most dynamic M&A environments we have seen in many years.

In this session, you will learn:

  • The steps potential sellers should be taking to prepare their companies for sale;
  • The different types of buyers who are active in M&A in the printing, packaging and display graphics industries;
  • The types of deals we are seeing and how they are structured; and
  • How best to translate all of this to your decision-making process.

Even if you don’t see a sale on your immediate horizon, this session will provide you with valuable information and insight about the best ways to position your company so you are better prepared if and when that time comes.

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Arizona Par-Tee on the Green

Saturday, October 2, 2021

6:30 am – Registration/Practice Facility Opens 

7:30 am – Shotgun Start 

$1500 worth of raffle items!

Lunch, drinks and raffle on the 19th hole.

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Members: $129 - Member cost per golfer
Non-Members: $149 - Non-member cost per golfer
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First Aid & CPR Training (presented by OSTS)

Your employees can help save a life! OSTS first aid and CPR training course will be conducted using the conventional methods of training – such as lecture, demonstration, practical exercise and examination.

This class is available for in-person training or webinar. For webinar training: the completion of the hands-on portion of this class is required to receive certification. After successfully completing the webinar portion, contact OSTS to schedule your hands-on training.

Members: $56.25
Non-Members: $56.25
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WEBINAR: Is Inkjet Revolutionary or Evolutionary? (presented by PIM)

Some segments of the printing industry have truly been revolutionized by high-speed inkjet technology while others have been slower to adopt. Inkjet technologies drive change across a multitude of different types of business, but often inkjet gets lumped into one generic term, and it’s hard to find the real opportunities within the hype.

This session will look at how inkjet is positioned in different aspects of the printing and mailing industry, how it is causing business models to evolve, and where technology is being revolutionized.

Attendees will learn:

  • Who is driving change in these markets?
  • Which application segments are most affected?
  • How can inkjet change business models?
  • What technology trends are important to understand for the future?


This session will draw on research from Inkjet InsightAll participating attendees will receive 90-day premium membership access to to further their inkjet-related research.



Elizabeth Gooding, Co-founder and Professional Problem Solver, Inkjet Insight

Elizabeth works with a team of top analysts to create the tools, data, and content on She has managed design teams on complex transaction and direct mail design projects and selected outsourcers for major brands. Previously, she established the first Software-As-Services platform for customer communications. Elizabeth moderates the Inkjet Integration Arena for Printing Expo Online was a founding member of the Inkjet Summit Advisory Board and was the co-author of an award-winning book on designing for inkjet. A curious consultant, she constantly seeks innovative ways for printers, marketers, and designers to hone their craft and drive new pages onto inkjet presses.

Members: FREE
Non-Members: $45
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International Printing Museum: Los Angeles Printers Fair

The 2021 Los Angeles Printers Fair will be held both in-person and virtually. 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.

Exhibitors include many of the greatest letterpress and printmaking artists in the Southwest and beyond, offering custom posters, printings, hand-printed cards, memorabilia, hand-made paper, and antiquarian books for sale. All proceeds from the Printers Fair go to the International Printing Museum, a non-profit institution dedicated to the heritage, preservation, and advancement of the printing arts.

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