Graphics of the Americas announces topics, speakers for 36th annual meeting
Thursday, December 02, 2010
Press release from the issuing company
Orlando, FL – Graphics of the Americas (GOA) is pleased to announce this year's educational tracks, sessions and speakers for the 36th annual show taking place in Orlando on February 24-26, 2011 at the Orange County Convention Center. For a complete list of sessions and speakers, go here.
Education for attendees the world-over
GOA provides comprehensive technical and management training to keep attendees keen on new strategies and best practices when reaching out to emerging markets, cultivating new prospects, and deepening relationships with current – and prospective – customers.
"The educational sessions we produce year after year have become increasingly sought after – to the point of standing room only attendance in some cases. All the buzz and anticipation for each subsequent event has made GOA synonymous with success," says George Ryan, GOA President.
"Our team hand-selects speakers and relevant session topics that are at the forefront of the industry; really at their 'hottest' when GOA opens its doors," Ryan explains.
Multiple tracks allow attendees to customize GOA 2011 experience
The educational sessions being presented at this year's show are categorized into the following 12 disciplines: Digital Printing; Prepress/Prodcution; Wide Format; Management; Sales & Marketing; Finishing/Fulfillment; Special Presentations; Illustration & Design; Photoshop; Web & Interactive; InDesign; and Acrobat & PDF.
GOA sessions are led by the finest and most respected professionals, with extensive knowledge about the topic he or she is presenting. Highlighted sessions of particular note for GOA 2011 include, but are not limited to:
- Optimizing Profits in Digital Printing - Dr. Mark Bohan, Printing Industries of America
- New Technologies in Wide Format Printing - Dr. Nicholas M. Hellmuth, FLAAR
- InDesign CS5: New Features and Tips & Tricks - Greg Heald, AGI
- The Digital Landscape for 2011 and Beyond - Julie Shaffer, Printing Industries of America
- Social Media: Expanding Your Digital Footprint - Corey Perlman, eBoot Camp, Inc.
- G7 and the Path to Predictable & Accurate Print – Dave Hunter, Pilot Marketing
Seminars in Spanish
Given that 40% of GOA attendees are from Latin American countries, GOA is pleased to offer a series of 16 seminars in Spanish.
3 events and an educational powerhouse
The popular cr?8 conference by AGI returns this year, offering seminars for creative, design, and marketing communications professionals of all skill levels.
Also, for the first time ever, FESPA joins GOA 2011 to present its inaugural FESPA Americas event to bring the latest in wide-format, sign and graphics, and garment printing and fine art; appealing to apprentices to screen print professionals and everyone in between.
The Solutions Event powered by ISS brings together buyers, suppliers, manufacturers and industry leaders to explore screen printing, embroidery, sublimation, graphic design and digital printing of clothing. A range of workshops and sessions are provided by top industry leaders to showcase new technology and techniques.
To take advantage of these educational opportunities, please register for GOA 2011 online at http://www.graphicsoftheamericas.com/register/.
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