Lauren Searson

Lauren Searson

Lauren Searson has been the Managing Editor for the SGIA Journal since November 2017 and has worked in publications for more than 10 years.

Opportunity in New Directions

“Convergence” is everywhere in today’s printing industry, as companies seek new opportunities in adjacent sectors and market areas. PRINTING United is an essential event for any print professional looking to board the “convergence train,” or to further strengthen the foundation of their current business model. 

You Had Me at 'Mechanical Bull'

Join the PRINTING United team and 2,000 of your industry colleagues to celebrate the event and look toward next year. The drinks and snacks are on us — bring yourself, your PRINTING United badge, and your ability to enjoy. Opening Night Party, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 7 p.m., Gilley’s Dallas. 

Move Boldly to Grow

Growing in today’s printing industry requires making the right decisions for your business, and PRINTING United — Oct. 23-25 in Dallas — gives you the widest variety of choices (and the top experts to get you there). It is a showcase of technology, a marketplace of ideas, and the best bet for any printing company…

Eyes on the Prize

SGIA’s Product of the Year Competition recognizes PRINTING United exhibitors’ game-changing products available in 2019. This year’s winners rose to the top of more than 200 entries in 72 categories. All entries will be displayed in Lobby F, but be on the lookout for the award jewel at winning companies’ booths on the show floor.  

Every Color of the Gamut

Commercial printing, packaging, apparel, signs and graphics, functional printing. Equipment, consumables, workflow tools. 650+ exhibitors. Networking opportunities. Special community-focused events. PRINTING United has it all: It is the essential event for printing industry professionals seeking to thrive, grow and prosper.

Be Among the Industry's Best

PRINTING United features North America’s largest assemblage of success-focused industry professionals. They, like you, are seeking to learn about new technologies and business opportunities. They, like you, will benefit from the success of 30,000 industry colleagues. They, like you, will be in Dallas, Oct. 23 - 25. See you there!

Stay Golden

SGIA’s Golden Image Awards competition recognizes printing excellence in over 50 specialty imaging categories. See your peers’ best work displayed in the PRINTING United Awards Gallery (Lobby F) and cast your vote for the “People’s Choice” award! And, if you’re an SGIA member, don’t miss this golden opportunity for bragging rights: First entries are free!

Opening Night Party at Gilley's

Connect with old friends and new and say “howdy” to PRINTING United. Join your colleagues for a party to celebrate a great show and look to the horizon for next year! Here’s the deal: We’ll provide the drinks (no charge), some finger food (that’s free, too) and a venue with its own appeal. You bring…

PRINTING United: Everything You Need

PRINTING United is bigger, better and bolder. It is the best choice — by far — for printing industry professionals seeking to access new opportunities, implement new technologies and to steer (or converge) their business into opportunity-rich waters. This year is your year to move forward. Experience PRINTING United.

Women in Print Alliance Breakfast

With a focus on sharing inspiring stories of working in the printing industry, five remarkable business leaders will make the Women in Print Breakfast an essential PRINTING United event. All are welcome to join this thought-provoking breakfast event and learn how women are building successful businesses in printing.

Printing's Biggest Event

With more than 650 exhibiting companies offering the best new technologies and consumables, PRINTING United is the largest printing-oriented event in North America. Opportunities abound at the event, with business-building, innovation-focused solutions for companies across today’s wide and changing printing spectrum. Join your colleagues in Dallas, Oct. 23 - 25. Do it for your business. 

Xeikon Adds Valuable Features to its Panther Technology

New from Xeikon is a solution to help printers enhance and increase the range of the labels they produce — including the generation of a tactile layer, which has become “de rigueur” in luxury product markets and provides access to more profitable applications. PRINTING United Booth 9344.

UniNet Presents Suite of Label and Packaging Digital Solutions

The range of products from UniNet provides packaging and label printers with numerous digitally driven opportunities and creates profitable opportunities to expand product offerings. The company’s equipment includes inkjet and digital transfer solutions. PRINTING United Booth 426.

Convergence Power Rankings: Where (and How) to Grow

Across the printing spectrum, companies are converging: Seeking new opportunities in adjacent printing segments and vertical markets. Learn in-depth what it takes (both business-wise and technologically) to move your business toward the opportunities convergence offers, and learn which segments offer the greatest promise for your company.