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June 2021

Total Sales Transformation

June 7 @ 9:00 am - June 18 @ 9:30 am

This 10-Day program is designed to include a daily 10-20 minute phone call, content and activities for the participants to do. To participate, you MUST be willing to do the work or else, please don’t register! To be considered for the program, please be prepared to answer the following questions, during the registration process: Are you willing and able to invest between 10-20 minutes every weekday for 10 days to help transform your sales practice? Are you willing and able…

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Digital Agility for a Changing Market – presented by Randy Vandagriff

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

June 23 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM While there is no doubt the future of print is digital, many companies are unsure what their next investment should be: Inkjet, EP, or Hybrid? Sheet-fed or web? In this session Randy Vandagriff, Kodak’s Senior VP of digital print, will share how Kodak’s unique digital solutions can give you a competitive advantage…REGISTER HERE!  No cost for members or non-members.   Presented by: Randy D. Vandagriff is Senior Vice President of Kodak’s Digital Print business and…

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2021 – THE BEST TIME IN OVER A DECADE TO SELL YOUR COMPANY? presented by New Direction Partners

June 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The combination of a robust economic recovery out of Covid and pending capital gain tax rate increases, coupled with rising interest rates, makes 2021 the best time in many years to evaluate the sale of your business. Peter Schaefer and Paul Reilly of New Direction Partners, two of the most experienced investment bankers in the printing and packaging industries, will guide you through the complexities of today’s M&A world. They will explain how pending capital gains tax increases can wipe…

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July 2021

Fulfillment Essentials for Printers

July 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Fulfillment is frequently cited as one of the top value added services printers would like to add to their product offering, but it can have a steep learning curve. Without a well-executed plan for adding this service, client relationships and profitability can be at risk. Join print industry consultant Steve Anzalone, principal of Anzalone Advisors, for an overview of fulfillment and a discussion of best practices, plus a few war stories from his nearly 40 years in the business and…

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HR Update Quarterly Webinar

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

Join us for this quarterly HR Update Webinar presented by Employers Advantage. Free for PICA Members. Non-members $39 per login. Details to come 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

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HR Update Webinar

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

“Post Covid Survival” Your employees are your greatest asset – this valuable webinar will provide you with up-to-the-minute information on key Human Resources issues affecting your company and your workers. If you’re a business owner, manager or supervisor, you can’t afford to miss this important HR update. Come prepared to ask specific troubling questions of the presenter. What will be covered: Post-Covid Survival Regulation updates Managing mental health in the workplace. Employee expectations  It’s time to think about Benefits Renewals…

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Industry 4.0 Webinar

July 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Some call it “the fourth Industrial Revolution.” Others prefer to call it “Industry 4.0.” By either name, it’s a transformation that’s sweeping every sector of manufacturing and companies are challenged to increase productivity while producing high quality products in an environment of constantly changing and varying customer demand. To gain a competitive edge and increase profit, companies are using Big Data to identify and address improvement areas in their manufacturing processes.   What you can expect from this webinar: How…

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August 2021

Digital Agility for a Changing Market – presented by Randy Vandagriff

August 12 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

August 12 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM While there is no doubt the future of print is digital, many companies are unsure what their next investment should be: Inkjet, EP, or Hybrid? Sheet-fed or web? In this session Randy Vandagriff, Kodak’s Senior VP of digital print, will share how Kodak’s unique digital solutions can give you a competitive advantage… REGISTER HERE! NO CHARGE FOR ATTENDEES.  Presented by: Randy D. Vandagriff is Senior Vice President of Kodak’s Digital Print business and is responsible for…

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Employee Retention Strategies: Making Work Stick! Webinar

August 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm

Employee Retention Strategies: Making Work Stick! The challenges around recruiting new staff today are all around us! Now, more than ever, it's important to re-evaluate your employee experience and find ways to creatively retain your key staff. In this employee-driven job market, your staff has lots of options including new job opportunities.  Create an employee experience that will help you attract AND retain the best candidates for your organization. Hosted by PINE: Printing Industries of New England. Join Allison Ebner…

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State Privacy & DO NOT MAIL Laws Webinar

August 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

A complex and ever evolving series of state and federal laws have been enacted to protect people from the constant sharing of personal information by various direct mailers, marketers, financial institutions, list brokers, information clearinghouses, credit reporting companies and their affiliates.  Some of these statutes and regulations provide for monetary penalties for the failure to comply with their provisions.  Learn more about State Privacy and Do Not Mail Laws.   Click Here to Register

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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!
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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.

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