Frank Romano Named Graphics of the Americas’ Man of the Year 2013October 18, 2012
Frank Romano - North American GALA Award Recipient
RIT Professor Emeritus Frank Romano’s career has spanned 54 years in the printing and publishing industries. Many know him as the editor of the International Paper “Pocket Pal” for 30 years, or have read one of the thousands of articles he has written. He is the author of 52 books, including the 10,000-term Encyclopedia of Graphic Communications (with Richard Romano), the standard reference in the field.
Romano lectures extensively and was the principal researcher on the landmark EDSF study, “Printing in the Age of the Web and Beyond.” He has been quoted in many newspapers and publications, as well as on TV and radio. He appeared on the History Detectives PBS program and serves as president of the Museum of Printing in North Andover, MA.
Romano’s distinguished career in education has resulted in a generation of students who advance the printing and publishing industry worldwide.
For more information about GOA 2013 or to register, please visit www.goa2013.com.
 Latin American GALA Award Recipient - Sr. Gustavo Adolfo Morales Velilla
The Printing Association of Florida is one of the most active and influential printing associations in North America, with headquarters in Orlando, Fla. More than 300 Florida-based graphic arts companies consider PAF their ultimate business partner. Governed by an all-volunteer board of directors elected by its membership, PAF is a not-for-profit association representing the interests of the graphic arts industry throughout the state. PAF is affiliated with Printing Industries of America, the world’s largest graphic arts trade association, making PAF members a part of the largest, most comprehensive graphic arts advocacy organization in the world.
Now in its 38th year, Graphics of the Americas is produced annually by Printing Association of Florida, Inc., an industry trade association. GOA 2013 is scheduled for February 21-23, 2013 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida . GOA is one of the graphic communications industry’s largest annual combined exposition and conference in the U.S. With worldwide attendance, GOA is a unique event that attracts over 8,100 printers, designers, and creative professionals from North America, Central America, South America and the Caribbean.