October 16, 2019

The Printing Industry of the Carolinas

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

Print is the oldest form of communication, it continues to evolve as technology changes, but remains a measurable resource for marketing in all the venues.

When looking for that special process or equipment, you can find it all here.


Loading Events

Past Events

March 2019

TAGA Conference

March 17 - March 20

TAGA Annual Technical Conference In Association With ISCC The TAGA Annual Technical Conference provides an opportunity for its members to learn about the latest industry advances and those of related fields, as well as brainstorm with other experts about solving problems and road blocks in order to move our industry forward.

Find out more »

Chowan University Career Day

March 19
career day

Chowan University Career DayContact Mr. Tom Brennan at the information below.

Find out more »

2018 PICA Awards Banquet

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

Renaissance Hotel, 2800 Coliseum Centre Drive, Charlotte, NC 28217 Room rate: $104 per night. Book your group rate for Printing Industry of the Carolinas PICA PICA Awards entry details, click here.

Find out more »

April 2019

PIA Continuous Improvement Conference

April 14 - April 17
DALLAS, TX 75201 United States
+ Google Map

The 2019 Continuous Improvement Conference (April 14–17 in Dallas) is the only annual event focused on helping custom manufacturers such as printing and converting companies achieve operational excellence by using the concepts of Lean manufacturing and other management and quality systems. Year after year attendees directly link reduced costs, lowered waste, and increased profit margins to ideas gained from conference presentations and networking.Whether you’re starting a structured improvement program, or are looking for ways to sustain and improve your existing efforts, the…

Find out more »

May 2019

DTC Webinar Introduction to Wide Format

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

Introduction to Wide-Format Inkjet Join expert Mr. Johnny Shell, VP of Technology & Training for SGIA, for an in-depth introduction to wide -format inkjet technology. This informative webinar will cover the expanding opportunities in wide-format inkjet printing, the range of products that are produced, and the technology platforms and materials used. Attendees will learn about innovations that are driving growth in the wide-format segment. Topics to be covered will include: Wide-format Inkjet printing platforms Finishing Costing/Pricing Top wide-format inkjet products…

Find out more »

June 2019

2019 Annual Meeting with Industry Briefing

June 11 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

Technology Game Changers That Can Positively Impact Your Business In this session, Dr. Mark Bohan, Director Color Solutions, KMBS, for a game-changing master class on how to use the latest technology to power your business and boost your bottom line.   What You Will Learn: Learn about the latest (hardware and software) solutions that will impact your sales opportunities and business performance as your company develops in the future. A lively dialogue on the future - and some really cool…

Find out more »

DTC Webinar Easily Track and Manage Employee Performance

June 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Performance Management has never been a favorite activity for employees, managers or HR. Current standard processes have failed to produce quantifiable or even accurate results to help employees improve and companies run better. Quix PM is a start up that aims to solve that problem using a mobile based continuous feedback app. Whether you are using paper forms, a current system or no process today, Quix is a simpler and more insightful approach that will provide significant value to your company.…

Find out more »

August 2019

Cultivating Your Successful Inside Sales Team

August 13 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

This half-day program brings powerful clarification for business development. If you want to learn how you can increase your company’s sales growth, attend this session. If you are facing stagnant sales, or wondering if you’ve got your teams deployed effectively, PICA is providing the opportunity you need to learn new ways of growing your company from within. This session will help you uncover hidden assets within your company, show you what a trained Inside Sales Team can bring to the…

Find out more »

PRINTING United: New Expo opportunities & industry economic update

August 22 @ 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.…

Find out more »

September 2019

Inside Sales Rep/CSR 3-Day Education & Training

September 11 - September 13

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…

Find out more »
+ Export Events


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.