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Here's what's new at IPA:
- 2008 IPA Technical Conference Featured Podcasts: Who Owns the Workflow?
- Color Management Professional (CMP) Workshop 4/21
- Participate in Innovation Case Study Program
- 2008 IPA Compensation Study Available April 10
- Develop Your Sustainability Strategy
- New Industry Measure Report on
- IPA Welcomes New Members
CMP Workshop to Launch Certification Program
Looking to gain the most comprehensive color management information available in the industry? Plan to attend the workshop on April 21, preconference day for the 2008 IPA Technical Conference, which will give an introduction to the new certification program and give a special opportunity to attend one of the information modules for the program. Register for the IPA Techl Conference now >>
Participate in Innovation Case Study Program
If you have implemented an innovative practice in your workflow or business operation, we invite you to participate in the IPA Innovation Case Studies Program. To participate, please submit an innovation in one of the following categories: Workflow Innovation: An example of a workflow process with the graphics supply chain, from creative through output, that had a dramatic impact on your or your customer’s efficiency. Business Innovation: An example of a business process that resulted in the profitable growth or improved operation of your or your customer’s operation. For additional information contact Steve Bonoff
2008 IPA Compensation Study Available April 10
This in-depth report is a powerful resource for comparing and contrasting compensation and benefit programs for all primary positions in graphic communications. These results can indicate whether your organization is offering competitive compensation plans and distinguish whether your benefits package measure up to industry averages. Study is complete and going out to participants now. It will be available to everyone on April 10 Executive Summary>>
Develop Your Sustainability Strategy
Look for the in-depth article by Nick Patrissi, Kodak, which appears in the upcoming IPA Bulletin. It includes the steps graphics professionals can take toward defining the right sustainable strategy for their businesses including customer concerns, paper choices, how to become Forest Stewardship Council certified, inks, and more. Kodak's Sustainability Resources >>
New Industry Measure Report on
IPA members can now download the new Industry Measure report—Wide-Format Graphics: Supersizing the Market. This report, valued at $699, is provided free to IPA members as a benefit of IPA membership. The report examines the adoption of wide-format output devices and applications, the perception of wide-format as a business opportunity, and the extent to which print providers and print buyers are involved in the production of wide-format graphics. In addition, it looks at the types of wide-format jobs that are output, popular substrates used, and common finishing options. IPA Members Download FREE >>
IPA Welcomes New Members:
Brian Gagnon, Premedia Manager
W. Kingston, Rhode Island
Manuel Asorey, Director
Richard Laframboise, Consultant
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April 22-24, 2008
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Workflow Highlights - Trend analysis and insight from leading experts on graphics workflow technologies.
Featured Podcasts: Listen to session panelists talk about who owns the workflow!
Anthony Bellacicco, Vice President, Director of Premedia Services, Draftfcb
James Ingram, Chief Executive Officer, Splashlight
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