The printing and graphics industries are made up of many businesses, large and small, each of which can benefit greatly through the exchange of information with other members including colleagues, competitors, vendors and suppliers.
When you join PGIA, your membership offers you the opportunity to network with your peers and participate in PGIA sponsored events including meetings, plant tours, seminars, international print competitions, annual golf and curling tournaments, and national and international conferences and conventions.
You may also contribute to the direction of the PGIA by being a participant at the committee or board level.
When you join PGIA, you also become a full member in the Printing Industries of America (PIA) which is the largest graphic arts association in the world. As the graphic arts industry continues to grow in complexity, printing and graphics related businesses are faced with an extremely challenging business environment which has a direct impact on their ability to grow profitably. To help ensure your business is well informed during these challenging times, your membership in the PGIA / PIA will provide a strong forum for communication and a comprehensive source for industry specific information for your business.
As a member, you also have access to industry financial ratio studies, whereby you can compare your company’s performance each year, with over 1,000 printing industry companies in Canada and the USA. These studies have proven to be one of the most valuable tools available to the industry and is a service available to members only.