Anyone affiliated in the graphic arts industry in the New York/northern New Jersey metropolitan area is aware of, and likely knows or at least has met, Diane Romano. An industry stalwart for nearly 50 years - who often lead and served as the master of ceremonies for various gatherings - Romano officially retired the end of this month.
This year's Hall of Fame class included: Janet Green, CEO, Greens Printing; Ralph Pontillo, President, Miami Valley Publishing; Steve Hayes, CEO, Omaha Print; and Herb Zebrack, President, Lithographix.
Gamma Chapter of Gamma Epsilon Tau, the national graphic arts honor society, will present its 2009 Gold Key Awards to Diane Romano and Russell K. Hotzler.
NEW YORK—Los Angeles may have its festive Academy Awards gala, but the Big Apple can lay claim to the annual Franklin Event, hosted by the Printing Industries Alliance (PIA). More than 500 people packed Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers on September 10 to pay tribute to this year’s printing, publishing and advertising luminaries.
NEW YORK—April 28, 2008 — HudsonYards, a leading provider of pre-media services for graphic arts production, has launched a new, advanced web-based ad portal service that significantly speeds the start-to-finish ad submission process with improved automation of delivery, pre-flighting and acceptance of ad materials to publishers. Hearst Magazines is the first publisher to use HudsonYards’ portal technology. Branding its HudsonYards portal as the “Hearst Magazine Ad Gateway”, the publisher has now enabled advertisers and agencies to submit ads through the new portal, accessed through http://ads.hearst.com, for all of its 17 monthly publications. “Our portal service is a HudsonYards-developed technology that is a major
NEW YORK CITY—August 7, 2007—Printing Industries Alliance, formerly known as the Printing and Imaging Association of New York State, has announced that internationally known lifestyle communicator Martha Stewart has been named the recipient of the 2007 Franklin Award, which recognizes the achievements of outstanding leaders and communicators. The award will be presented during the Association’s Franklin Event on Tuesday evening, September 18, at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers in New York City. A New Host This is the first time the Franklin Event will be hosted by the Printing Industries Alliance. “We are happy to have this opportunity to host the Franklin Event which has been