The PICA Foundation was formed as a charitable organization to promote education in the printing industry for North and South Carolina. 

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August 2019

PRINTING United: New Expo opportunities & industry economic update

August 22, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

WEBINAR: In the lead-up to this year’s inaugural PRINTING United expo in Dallas, get an inside view into all the excitement, education and opportunity that will be on display during the event (Oct. 23-25). This webinar will also feature the findings of recent research reports, and will feature vertical markets and product areas, operating ratio information, and how current economic conditions are affecting today’s printing industry. Join this session for an excellent view of what’s to come. WHEN Thursday, Aug.…

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September 2019

Inside Sales Rep/CSR 3-Day Education & Training

September 11, 2019 - September 13, 2019

As an in-depth follow-up to the August 13 Inside Sales Rep program, Sid Chadwick will be presenting a 3-day program, "Inside Sales Rep/CSR 3-Day Education & Training" September 10-12 at the PICA office. This program is designed to provide new or experienced business development professionals with a grounding in “Why & How Inside Sales Teams can be profoundly successful delivering Business Development and Services” --- in Graphic Communications. This 3-Day Program is positioned to make a significant, positive contribution to…

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WEBINAR: Making Print Valuable and Relevant

September 24, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

FREE WEBINAR for PICA Members; Non-Members $39 Be it advertising, publications, packaging or whatever…most of us understand the value and relevance of the product we produce.. but how do we convey that to others? “Make Print Valuable and Relevant,” a presentation focusing on: The How and Why to Make Print Valuable Key Triggers to Making Print Relevant Increasing Value (and Profitability) of CMYK Print That Performs and How Do We Get There? The New Print Industry – How Do We…

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October 2019


October 1, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

October 1 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Free – $39.00 When cyber-attacks like data breaches and hacks occur, they can result in devastating damage. Businesses have to deal with breach response expenses, business disruptions, lost revenue, regulatory investigation and litigation. It is important to remember that no organization is immune to the impact of cyber-attacks and cybercrime. As a result, cyber liability insurance has become an essential component to EVERY risk management program. Join Gilroy, Kernan & Gilroy and…

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Print 19

October 3, 2019 - October 5, 2019
Print19, McCormick Place - North
Chicago, IL United States
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The printing and graphic communications industry is ever-evolving. Your business success depends on you evolving along with it. PRINT is the one place that helps you do just that—offering all the education, tools, products and innovations you need to grow your business and achieve your goals. As the proven event for the entire community of printing and graphic professionals—from creatives to executives, production specialists to sales and marketing teams—this is the only industry event tailored to the unique needs of…

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PICA Foundation Golf Classic

October 16, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 Olde Sycamore Golf Plantation 2019 Foundation Annual Golf Classic  

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Printing United (SGIA)

October 23, 2019 - October 25, 2019
Printing United

PRINTING United is the largest printing-focused expo in North America, with a focus on highlighting the best new technologies, printing convergence and instilling its attendees with latest business-building knowledge.

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November 2019

2019 Fall Management Conference

November 1, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - November 3, 2019 @ 12:00 pm

November 1-3, 2019  Hilton Asheville Biltmore Park Speakers include: Adriane Harrison, HR Director, Printing Industries of America Deborah Corn, Intergalactic Ambassador to The Printerverse - Print Media Center, sponsored by Domtar Duane Cashin, President, Cashin Sales Greg Miller, Director of Process Improvement - Classic Johnny Shell, Vice President, Print Technology & Training - SGIA Pat Duckworth, Account Executive, Manchester Industries Ryan Jenkins, Millennial Speaker, Author & Inc Magazine Columnist 2019 Conference Brochure

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December 2019

10 Attributes of High-Growth Companies WEBINAR

December 10, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

In a highly competitive industry, printers must focus on two things to succeed: efficiency and growth. The first delivers a better bottom line; the second produces a more robust top line. In this session, New Direction Partners experts share what they have found to be the 10 attributes of high growth printing companies, providing insight to owners and managers about how they can ensure high growth in their own businesses. This includes: Ensuring the right sales and sales management strategies. Putting…

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January 2020

DTC It’s All About the Apps

January 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

2020 01-22 DTC Its all About the Apps WEBINAR Some people call us 100% crazy about digital production. Could be. What we do know, is that our sole focus is to develop it in such a way that we can help your business become future-proof. During this webinar, explore all the possible applications (labels, folding cartons, large signage, POS/POP, book covers, wall deco and food-safe containers) run on dry toner or UV-IJ presses. Applications which serve a wide spectrum of…

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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.