These GLGA webinars are FREE for members:
Thursday, January 12, 2023 – Short Attention Span Webinar: 5 Reasons Why People Don’t Buy from You
Thursday, February 9, 2023 – Short Attention Span Webinar – Love Your Customers: How to Make Every Client Feel Like Your Top Account
More topics and dates to be announced soon.
Please use these links to view and download photos from previous events. Hope you were able to attend!
We’d love to add your pictures to our online albums. Please send them to Sharon Flick at firstname.lastname@example.org.
12 08 22 Wisconsin Holiday Celebration, Milwaukee, WI (coming soon)
12 06 22 Indiana Holiday Party, Indianapolis, IN
12 02 22 Wisconsin Women in Print Networking Lunch, Madison, WI
12 01 22 Illinois Holiday MIXer, Des Plaines, IL
11 08 22 Indiana Chili Cook Off Competition, Indianapolis, IN
11 03 22 Wisconsin Chili Cook Off Competition, Waukesha, WI
11 01 22 Illinois Chili Cook Off Competition, Lombard, IL
10 05 22 Indiana Lunch with the Printers, Indianapolis, IN
09 23 22 Illinois Women in Print Networking Lunch, Palatine, IL
08 30 22 Wisconsin Printers Under 40 Get-Together, Brookfield, WI
08 10 22 Wisconsin State Golf Outing, Cambridge, WI
08 03 22 Nanography Lunch n Learn, Bensenville, IL
07 20 22 Chicagoland Printers Scholarship Golf Outing, Bensenville, IL
06 15 22 Indiana Golf Outing, Carmel, IN
05 25 22 Graphics Excellence Awards Celebration and Women in Print Presentations, Addison, IL
05 25 22 Graphics Excellence Awards Celebration and Women in Print Presentations, Milwaukee, WI
04 28 22 Illinois Women in Print Lunch, Bensenville, IL
02 23 22 Wisconsin Printers Under 40 Get-Together, Menomonee Falls, WI
02 17 22 Wisconsin Women in Print Mixer, Milwaukee, WI
12 09 21 Illinois Holiday MIXer, Schaumburg, IL
12 08 21 Wisconsin Holiday Celebration, Milwaukee, WI
09-30-21 Women in Print Leadership Awards Presentations (Addison, IL, and Milwaukee, WI)
09-30-21 Graphics Excellence Awards Celebration, Addison, IL
09-30-21 Graphics Excellence Awards Celebration, Milwaukee, WI
08-11-21 Wisconsin State Golf Outing, Cambridge, WI
07-14-21 Chicagoland Printers Scholarship Golf Outing, Bensenville, IL
9-17-19 Wisconsin Women in Print Networking Luncheon, Sussex, WI
08-14-19 Wisconsin State Golf Outing, Cambridge, WI
07-17-19 Chicagoland Printers Scholarship Golf Outing, Bensenville, IL
05-22-19 Graphics Excellence Awards Celebration, Addison, IL
05-22-19 Graphics Excellence Awards Celebration, Milwaukee WI
02-13-19 Illinois Bowling and Bocce MIXer, Oak Brook, IL
11-28-18 Indiana Holiday Celebration, Fishers, IN
10-10-18 Wisconsin Sporting Clays, Waukesha, WI
10-01-18 PRINT 18 Member Reception, Chicago, IL
08-08-18 Wisconsin State Golf Outing, Cambridge, WI
07-18-18 Chicagoland Printers Scholarship Golf Outing, Bensenville, IL
05-23-18 Graphics Excellence Awards Celebration, Milwaukee, WI
05-23-18 Graphics Excellence Awards Celebration, Addison, IL
02-07-18 Illinois Bowling and Bocce MIXer, Oak Brook, IL
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Get published in GLGA’s Graphics Journal magazine. Have your expertise seen by GLGA member companies throughout our three-state region. With almost 600 issues distributed bimonthly, it is a supreme opportunity to establish your voice as a subject matter expert, raise your firm’s visibility, and “network via print” with some of the nation’s best printing and post-press companies. For more information or to discuss topics, please contact Sharon Flick via email. For author guidelines, please click here.
Many members have contacted us with questions about how the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic has impacted their operations. GLGA has compiled these resource pages with links to information, education and useful downloads to help you and your staff during the crisis. Please click on a section to be taken to the web page for those resources.
- Information on Essential Businesses
- Letter Template for Questions about Status (download in Microsoft Word format)
- Letter Templates For Essential Businesses During COVID-19 (Printing Industries of America)
- Essential Businesses List
- CISA Guidance V3.0 (04/17/20)
- If an Employee Tests Positive
- Vaccine (Includes Mask Guidance)
- Economic Stimulus, Disaster Loans and Debt Relief (Consolidated Appropriations Act, CARES Act, PPP loans, Main Street loan program)
- Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) (paid sick leave, expanded family and medical leave)
- US Small Business Administration Disaster Loans and Other Programs
- State Links and News:
- Educational Articles, Blogs, Posts and Podcasts (topics: management, human resources, financial, IT, sales and marketing, EHS)
- GLGA Member Questions relating to operations and procedures during the pandemic (requires log-in to the Members Only area of the GLGA website)
- Maps, Resource Pages and Toolkits
- Official Sites for Pandemic Information and Guidance
- Sample Plans, Policies, Forms and Messages (topics include emergency paid sick leave and remote working)
The 2021 Graphics Excellence Awards Celebrations were held on September 30, 2021 – once again at simultaneous live ceremonies in Addison, IL, and Milwaukee, WI. In addition to presenting our Gutenberg Best of Category and Best of Division winners, we announced our top honors:
Best of Show: Fey Printing, Wisconsin Rapids, WI, for Neenah Rethink Everything in the Booklets (4 or more colors) category.
1st Runner-Up: Kingery Printing Company, Effingham, IL, for Kingery Printing Company for Behind the Shutter Magazine in the Magazine Series category.
2nd Runner-Up: LCP, Waukegan, IL, for Lake County Press 2021 Calendar in the Calendars category.
Best of Packaging: Quantum Group, Morton Grove, IL, for Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin / Wisconsin Cheese Box Retail Sample Kit in the Product Packaging Assembly category.
Best of Illinois: LCP for Google X in the Soft Cover Books category.
Best of Indiana: Lithotone, Inc., Elkhart, IN, for Wieland Designs sixinch catalog in the Product Catalogs (4 or more colors) category.
Best of Wisconsin: Philipp Lithographing Co., Grafton, WI, for Mountain Dew Out Here It’s Dew Display in the Large Format Printing category.
Judges’ Choice: Fey Printing for Four Seasons Minneapolis in the Promotional Campaigns, Consumer category.
Addison People’s Choice: International Label and Printing Co. Inc., Elk Grove Village, IL, for Yoomi Hand Sanitizer in the They Said It Couldn’t Be Done category.
Milwaukee People’s Choice: Arandell, Menomonee Falls, WI, for YETI Fall-Winter 20 in the Environmentally Sound Materials category.
Please click here to view or download a pdf of this year’s Awards Annual.
Please click here for the Addison photo album.
Please click here for the Milwaukee photo album.
Congratulations to all of this year’s winners!