SGIA presents awards and certificates to member companies and affiliates for generous contributions this year.
For their support throughout the year, Press Awards of Appreciation were given to: Wide-Format Imaging, Quick Printing, American Printer, B&B, Big Picture, Dealer Communicator, Desktop/Photoshop Pro, Desktop Dialog, Digital Output, Glass Worldwide, Graphic Monthly Canada, Images Magazine, Impressao e Cores, iSP, Japanese Screen and Digital Printers Association, O Serigrafico, Plastics Decorating, POPSign, Practical Publishing, Printing Review, Printwear, Publish Russia, Revista Grandes Formatos, Revista Impresión, Screen Print India, Screen Printing, Sign & Digital Graphics, Sign Builder Illustrated, Sign Media, SignIndustry.com, Signs of Russia, Signmunhwa, Signs & Screen En Espanol, Signs of the Times, SIP Germany, Specialist Printing, Stitches, Stitch & Print International, ViscomUp Magazine, Vision Digital, Wearables and.
The following 2011 SGIA Expo exhibitors provided extra support as sponsors and contributed to the Expo’s success. Platinum Sponsors: Agfa Graphics, Durst Image Technology US LLC , EFI, FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Graphic Systems Division and Hewlett Packard Company; and Gold Sponsors: EPSON, INX Digital International Co. and Roland DGA Corporation.
The Association recognizes the following writers for contributing to the SGIA Journal and online features at SGIA.org: David Fellman, Dave Fellman & Associates; Tawnya Starr, SignPresence by Firespring; Jane Cedrone, EFI; Josh Ellsworth, GroupeStahl; Bruce Ridge, Nazdar Inks & Coatings; Peter Ebner, Ebner Seminars; Rob Ivers, Rob Ivers Inc.; Ray Greenwood, SGIA; Thomas Knight, AdvancedArtist.com; Jennifer Chagnon, IntelliCoat Technologies; Sam Klaidman, Middlesex Consulting Group; Kenneth M. White, 3M Commercial Graphics; William J. Hunt, 3M Commercial Graphics; Tim Phillips, Xennia Technology Ltd.; Joe Clarke, Clarke Product Renovation; John Kuta, Lumen Dynamics; Nidal Abbas, Lumen Dynamics; Barbra Bannon, Cranky Creative; Laura Maybaum, Nazdar Inks & Coatings; Jimmy Lamb, Sawgrass Technologies; Carol Spieckerman, newmarketbuilders; Chris Bernat, Vapor Apparel/Source Custom; Dan Marx, SGIA; Marci Kinter, SGIA; Dean Buzby, Heraeus Holdings GmbH; Art Dobie, Sefar, Inc.; Jeff Burton, SGIA; Steve Acquista, Black Box; Brian Condon, SGIA; Justin Pate, Graphics Installation Trainer; Mike Ukena, Union Ink Company Inc.; Bob Flipse, GrafxNetwork; Greg Kitson, Mind’s Eye Graphics Inc.; Laura Culver-Edgar, Culver and Associates Inc.; David Parker, Macdermid; David King, Market King LLC; Johnny Shell, SGIA; William J. Larkin, StopStatic.com div of Alpha Innovation Inc.; Kevin King, Transformation Point; Steve Aranoff, Arttex Associates/The EAGLE Consulting; Kevin Diaz, Apollo Display Technologies Corp.; Vince Cahill, VC Enterprises; Tom Davenport, Motion Company; Dan Halkyard, Visual Magnetics; and Roland Biemans, Hollanders Printing Systems.
The following industry professionals were thanked for presenting SGIA Webinars this past year: Peter Ebner, Ebner Seminars; Dan Marx, SGIA; Ray Greenwood, SGIA; Marci Kinter, SGIA; Lyle Bunn, Bunn Co.; Johnny Shell, SGIA; Barbra Bannon, Cranky Creative; David King, Market King LLC; Carol Spieckerman, newmarketbuilders; Lon Winters, GraphicElephants.com; Jimmy Lamb, Sawgrass Technologies; Vince Cahill, VC Enterprises; Mike Ruff, Nazdar Consulting Services; Justin Pate, Graphics Installation Trainer; Syd Northrop, Gans Ink and Supply Co Inc.; and Vince DiCecco, Your Personal Business Trainer Inc.