Lauren Searson

Lauren Searson

Lauren Searson has been the Managing Editor for the SGIA Journal since November 2017 and has worked in publications for more than 10 years.

Move Boldly to Grow

Growing in today’s printing industry requires making the right decisions for your business, and PRINTING United — Oct. 23-25 in Dallas — gives you the widest variety of choices (and the top experts to get you there). It is a showcase of technology, a marketplace of ideas, and the best bet for any printing company seeking…

Every Color of the Gamut

Commercial printing, packaging, apparel, signs and graphics, functional printing. Equipment, consumables, workflow tools. 650+ exhibitors. Networking opportunities. Special community-focused events. PRINTING United has it all: It is the essential event for printing industry professionals seeking to thrive, grow and prosper.

Eyes on the Prize

SGIA’s Product of the Year Competition recognizes PRINTING United exhibitors’ game-changing products available in 2019. This year’s winners rose to the top of more than 200 entries in 72 categories. All entries will be displayed in Lobby F, but be on the lookout for the award jewel at winning companies’ booths on the show floor.  

Be Among the Industry’s Best

PRINTING United features North America’s largest assemblage of success-focused industry professionals. They, like you, are seeking to learn about new technologies and business opportunities. They, like you, will benefit from the success of 30,000 industry colleagues. They, like you, will be in Dallas, Oct. 23 - 25. See you there!

Opening Night Party at Gilley's

Connect with old friends and new and say “howdy” to PRINTING United. Join your colleagues for a party to celebrate a great show and look to the horizon for next year! Here’s the deal: We’ll provide the drinks (no charge), some finger food (that’s free, too) and a venue with its own appeal. You bring…

PRINTING United: Everything You Need

PRINTING United is bigger, better, and bolder. It is the best choice — by far — for printing industry professionals seeking to access new opportunities, implement new technologies and to steer (or converge) their business into opportunity-rich waters. This year is your year to move forward. Experience PRINTING United.

Stay Golden

SGIA’s Golden Image Awards competition recognizes printing excellence in over 50 specialty imaging categories. See your peers’ best work displayed in the PRINTING United Awards Gallery (Lobby F) and cast your vote for the “People’s Choice” award! And, if you’re an SGIA member, don’t miss this golden opportunity for bragging rights: First entries are free!

Sustainability Strategies Luncheon: Inside and Out

Gain a clearer view of how companies in the printing industry implement sustainability strategies, and the difference it’s made for their organization. This luncheon will feature a lively panel discussion that works to define sustainability, and determines whether anybody (your customers, the public in general) really cares. Join in, listen, learn (and eat).

Printing’s Biggest Event

With more than 650 exhibiting companies offering the best new technologies and consumables, PRINTING United is the largest printing-oriented event in North America. Opportunities abound at the event, with business-building, innovation-focused solutions for companies across today’s wide and changing printing spectrum. Join your colleagues in Dallas, Oct. 23 - 25. Do it for your business.

Convergence Power Rankings: Where (and How) to Grow

Across the printing spectrum, companies are converging: Seeking new opportunities in adjacent printing segments and vertical markets. Learn in-depth what it takes (both business-wise and technologically) to move your business toward the opportunities convergence offers, and learn which segments offer the greatest promise for your company.

Use Your Time Wisely

Your time is valuable, and time away from the shop is increasingly difficult to find. With its focus on strong opportunities, new technologies and strategies to build your business, PRINTING United is a “must-do” for any company operating in the many sectors of today’s diverse printing industry. Time used wisely, indeed.

'Experience the Magic' with Muller Martini at PRINTING United

Demonstrating a wide range of finishing technologies for the commercial sector, Muller Martini’s booth at PRINTING United will be solutions-focused — offering technologies that ease workflow and eliminate finishing makeready. PRINTING United Booth 10543.

Opportunity in New Directions

“Convergence” is everywhere in today’s printing industry, as companies seek new opportunities in adjacent sectors and market areas. PRINTING United is an essential event for any print professional looking to board the “convergence train,” or to further strengthen the foundation of their current business model.