When

Thursday, January 30, 2020 from 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM EST
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Where

Printing & Imaging Association of Georgia HQ 
5020 Highlands Parkway SE
Smyrna, GA 30082
 

 
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Contact

Ian Webb 
Printing & Imaging Association of Georgia 
(678) 816-1166 
ian@piag.org 
 

PIAG Annual Meeting 2020 

Join PIAG for the 2020 Annual Meeting with riveting keynote addresses from some of the biggest names in the industry. Make lasting connections with your peers, and be a part of the election of your 2020 directors. Full registration includes business meeting, two keynote addresses, and lunch.

OUR DISTINGUISHED SPEAKERS:

 Ford Bowers
 President & CEO
 Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA)

 Ford will be speaking about consolidation in the industry and the   upcoming Printing United show in Atlanta in October 2020.

 Ford Bowers is president and CEO of the Specialty Graphic Imaging   Association (SGIA). With SGIA’s recent acquisition of NAPCO Media LLC,   he now oversees the overall operation of both companies. Ford entered   the printing industry in 2006 as an account manager for Miller Zell, a  leading retail/POP print and service provider in Atlanta. He became the   vice president and general manager of the Graphic Center at Miller Zell in   2008, leading the company through the transition from analog (screen and litho) to mostly digital print production. In January of 2016, he became the president and CEO of SGIA, where he continues to further SGIA’s initiative of providing unparalleled education, events, research and development across all printing communities.

 Lisbeth A. Lyons
 Vice President, Government and External Affairs
 Printing Industries of America (PIA)

 Lisbeth will discuss how the 2020 election and results will impact the   industry and your business.

 Lisbeth Lyons is the Vice President, Government and External Affairs,   having joined Printing Industries in March 2005 as Director of Legislative   Affairs. In this position, she is responsible for providing direct advocacy   before Congress and the Administration on key industry legislative   initiatives, as well as for the strategic direction of the organization's   grassroots and external outreach activities. She serves as Treasurer of  PrintPAC, the only industry political action committee dedicated solely to   electing pro-print lawmakers. Lisbeth is a candidate for an M.A. in Political   Management at The George Washington University and holds a B.A. from DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana.  Prior to working in Washington, D.C., Lisbeth was a teacher with Chicago Public Schools.

 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

8:30 a.m. — Check-in Opens
9 a.m. — Annual Business Meeting 
10 a.m. — Morning Keynote, Ford Bowers (SGIA)
11:30 a.m. — Lunch & Networking
1 p.m. — Afternoon Keynote, Lisbeth Lyons (PIA)