PRINTING United Alliance and PGSF Present Student Day at PRINTING United Expo in Atlanta
September 19, 2023 | Posted in: PGSF News | Student Resources | Schools | PGSF Blogs
Organizations will host students for a second consecutive year offering a “front row” view of the latest in printing, including tours of the show floor, and more
Fairfax, Va. — The Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation (PGSF) and PRINTING United Alliance are, once again, working together to bring students a special day dedicated to learning about the many career opportunities in printing and graphic communications. Student Day is being held Thursday, Oct. 19 during PRINTING United Expo, taking place Oct. 18-20 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia. This special day for students offers complete access to the show floor, visits with select vendors, attendance at keynote presentations, and the opportunity to learn all about the latest industry technology together under one roof. Interested students and educational institutions can register for Student Day at www.printingunited.com/register, and enter promo code: PGSF23.
“Students will have time to visit vendor booths including Mimaki, Heidelberg, EFI, and ROQ US, plus spend time in the Apparel Zone,” says Dianne Bullas, Operations Director, PGSF. “Attending Student Day gives students interested in, or already pursuing, a career in graphic communications an amazing opportunity to meet industry leaders, ask questions, and make connections in the industry.”
“PRINTING United Alliance is always excited to welcome students to the Expo,” says Josh Carruth, SVP, Association, PRINTING United Alliance. “Supporting the industry’s future workforce falls squarely among the Alliance’s workforce development objectives. The Expo is the perfect opportunity for students to take advantage of having the entire industry under one roof to see and experience it all.”
Nearly 800 exhibitors from around the world occupying one million square feet have signed on to join the largest event in printing this year. Leaders in the commercial, digital, apparel, digital textile, packaging, mailing and fulfillment, and graphics/wide-format spaces will run live demonstrations of their solutions — many award-winning — throughout the highly anticipated live event. To learn more, visit www.printingunited.com.
For questions or more information about Student Day, contact Dianne Bullas, PGSF, at email@example.com.
The Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation is a not-for-profit, private, industry-directed organization that dispenses technical and college scholarships and assistance to talented youth interested in graphic communication careers, as well as current employees in the industry. The mission of PGSF is to promote the graphics industry as a career choice and to support students through their education process.
About PRINTING United Alliance
PRINTING United Alliance is the most comprehensive member-based printing and graphic arts association in North America, comprised of the industry’s vast communities. The Alliance serves industry professionals across market segments with preeminent education, training, workshops, events, research, government and legislative representation, safety, and environmental sustainability guidance, as well as resources from our leading media brands – Printing Impressions, Packaging Impressions, Wide-format Impressions, In-plant Impressions, Apparelist, and Print+Promo Marketing. Now a division of PRINTING United Alliance, Idealliance is a global leader in standards training and certification for printing and graphic arts operations across the entire industry supply chain.
PRINTING United Alliance also produces the PRINTING United Expo, the most influential days in printing. The expansive display of technology and supplies, education, programming, and services are showcased to the industry at large, and represents all market segments in one easily accessed place. For more information about joining the Alliance to gain access to industry-leading resources and programs for students and educational institutions, visit printing.org/membership.