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 CITY—Printing Industries Alliance (PIA) will hold its 2008 Franklin Event on Wednesday, September 10, 2008 (5:30-9:30 pm, note new extended closing time) at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers, New York City. Delivering the news to a room of more than 50 top industry executives at Manhattan’s famed Friars Club on May 15th, PIA President Tim Freeman noted that more than 500 CEOs and senior executives from the printing, advertising, publishing and graphic arts related sectors are expected to attend. Last year’s gala was standing room only. “Our entire Board of Directors congratulates this year’s honorees,” said PIA Vice Chairman Ted Hansen
NEW YORK—02/14/07—Printing and Imaging Association of New York State has announced that it is expanding its operations into the New York City, Long Island and Northern New Jersey area. Jurisdiction in this territory was awarded to PIA of New York State by its national affiliate, Printing Industries of America/Graphic Arts Technical Foundation (PIA/GATF). Tim Freeman, President of PIA of New York State, said that his organization welcomes the opportunity to serve members in the newly acquired area. “The Metro New York/Northern New Jersey/Long Island area has long been recognized as home to an extensive and world class print community. Individually, we are