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March 2020

Financial Management in a Downturn: Print and COVID-19

March 25 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Our sister affiliate, Printing Industry Midwest, has extended an invitation for our members to attend their on-line PIM Financial Executives Council meeting. The information for the program is below. They have waived the registration fee. To register see the link below. Financial Management in a Downturn: Print & COVID-19 March 25, 2020 | 12:30 AM to 2:00 PM | Online Only - No In-person Meeting Due to changing business conditions, Printing Industry Midwest (PIM) has changed the topic for the upcoming PIM Financial Executives Council Meeting to Financial Management in a Downturn: Print and COVID-19, an online-only meeting. (Will be…

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WEBINAR: Mail Disruption: What Happens Next?

March 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Mail Disruption What Happens Next?   Exclusive l Interactive Webinar with Tom Glassman, Ricoh and Dale Kennedy, USPS Friday, March 27, 2020 at 1:00 PM EST   Our first webinar filled to capacity - we have scheduled a 2nd to meet the need.   Join us for this exclusive and interactive webinar specifically created for the mailing and fulfillment community.  Discussions around mail disruption, contingency plans, outcomes from Work Groups and Task Teams from previous crisis such as Tropical Storm Imelda in…

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54th Annual PICA Awards Banquet

March 28 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

The 2019 PICA Awards Banquet has been postponed due to Covid-19. Once a new date is established we will notify everyone. The annual celebration of our industry, where the stars shine brightly as we show off how your company Reached for the Stars in 2019! Renaissance Charlotte Suites Hotel will host our evening event. Room rates are $105 per night. Click here to book your reservation now. Awards Banquet March 28 2020 Order of the Evening 5:30 – 7:00 p.m., Reception &…

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April 2020

WEBINAR: From Satellite to Street View: Refining Your Business Strategy with Detailed Performance Ratios Reporting

April 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

From Satellite to Street View: Refining Your Business Strategy with Detailed Performance Ratios Reporting Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm EDT   FREE for Printing Industries of America members $29 for non-members   If you’re looking for ways to fortify your business strategy against a slump using concrete data, this webinar is a must-attend. Printing Industries of America’s Economist, David Wilaj, will provide an overview of the Performance Ratios online tool and explore the robust reporting features of the Premium and Professional versions…

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WEBINAR: Seamless Acceptance

April 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Tuesday, April 21, 20201:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT   When a mailer makes the switch to Seamless Acceptance, the role of your current mail acceptance clerk completely changes. You have complete control of postage payments, and you decide when the mail is ready to be released to the Postal Service. Learn the details of Seamless Acceptance at the FREE webinar. Click here to register today

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Xeikon Cafe – Label & Packaging Edition

April 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Respecting the need for social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re bringing Xeikon Café to you, virtually. All the benefits of keeping up-to-date with new product announcements, business news and trends from the safety and comfort of your home office. AGENDA • Digital Labels for Value & Profit: How the Economics of Digital & Flexo Ensure the Future of Our Industry Presented by Mark Hanley, President, I.T. Strategies • Xeikon New Technology Update – Learn What’s New! • Reality TV:…

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Xeikon Cafe – Graphic Arts Commercial Printing Edition

April 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Respecting the need for social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re bringing Xeikon Café to you, virtually. All the benefits of keeping up-to-date with new product announcements, business news and trends from the safety and comfort of your home office. AGENDA • Zone of Value & Flexibility for Graphic Arts/Commercial Printers resented by Marco Boer, Vice President, I.T. Strategies • Xeikon New Technology Update – Learn What’s New! • Reality TV: Virtually Tour a print shop & talk to the…

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Webinar: COVID-19’s 12-Month Impact on Print Economy

April 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

As COVID-19 disrupts the economy and print markets, this webinar examines current economic trends and analyzes the impact on the economy and print over the next 12 months. You will learn: How deep will the recession be? How long will the recession last? What will be the impact on print sales? What will happen to printers' profits? Will there be longer-term disruptions and shifts in print demand and printer operations? Who should attend: Owners, CEOs, CFOs, upper-level managers Presenters: Dr. Ronnie H.…

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May 2020

WEBINAR: The Long Arm of California Understanding the CCPA II

May 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Tuesday, May 19, 20201:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT   DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND, we are in the process of creating a presentation that dives deeper into the California Consumer Privacy Act. Details of content coming soon. Click here to register today.    

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June 2020

WEBINAR: All About Political Mail

June 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Tuesday, June 16, 20201:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT Details coming soon... Click here to register now.  

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The Printing Industry of the Carolinas, Inc. (PICA) is the regional trade association for print manufacturing in North and South Carolina. We provide member companies with opportunities to access value-added resources and services designed to help them be more effective, efficient and profitable. PICA continuously provides members with a significant return on investment.
Our Purpose: Promoting the Industry – Focused on Member Success!
Our Vision: Advocate / Educate / Inform / Lead
Our Mission: To promote the common interest of the printing industry; and to help our members prosper, both individually and collectively, through fellowship, education and cooperative action.