PRINTING United Color Ready! Virtual Conference 2021

PRINTING United Alliance today announces that its Color Ready! virtual conference will take place online on June 9-10. Easily accessible 20-minute tutorial-style sessions will provide anyone involved in the color printing supply chain with a convenient and powerful learning experience. Creative and brand professionals, production specialists, color management experts, and those in similar professions should plan to attend. Registration is free and available online here. Those who register can access the recordings through Aug. 31, 2021.

Color Ready! attendees will learn the fundamentals of color management, including: terminology, requirements, and the components needed for success; how to implement color management workflows in design and production environments; best practices for building and using ICC profiles in graphic design applications to get the best color; how to evaluate the components in color workflows and resolve problems to achieve color success; and how to leverage color management to save time, reduce rework, print more predictable and accurate color, and streamline workflows.

Who Should Attend this Highly Informative Event

Anyone in the industry looking to print accurate, consistent color should attend this two-day event. Color Ready! is also designed to benefit those involved with color throughout the lifecycle of a printed job, including: salespeople and CSRs who want a better understanding of color to improve communication with their internal and external customers; brand owners who want to protect brand color accuracy and consistency; designers who want to communicate color more effectively with their printers and customers and produce outstanding color; and prepress professionals who want a deeper understanding of color management.

“Color Ready! offers real-world, practical information presented by some of the best color minds in the industry,” says Joe Marin, senior VP, education and training, PRINTING United Alliance. “If you’re involved with color reproduction at any level, and at any point in the print production process, there’s definitely a session that’s right for you at Color Ready!”

Color Ready! Expert Presenters

Over the course of the two-day event, attendees will hear from the following notable industry color experts:

DAY 1: Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Don Hutcheson, president, HutchColor LLC
Dave Hunter, president, ChromaChecker
Ron Ellis, principal, Ron Ellis Consulting LLC
Thorsten Braun, CTO, ColorLogic GmbH
Dan Gillespie, director of technical services, Alder Color Solutions
William Li, color products manager, Kodak
Dan Uress, CEO, Colorware USA Inc.
Steve Upton, president, CHROMiX Inc.
Mark Bohan, director color solutions, Konica Minolta Business Solutions
Joe Marin, senior VP, education and training, PRINTING United Alliance

DAY 2: Thursday, June 10, 2021

Ray Weiss, director of digital print programs, PRINTING United Alliance
Don Hutcheson, president, HutchColor LLC
Marc Levine, director of business development, GMG Americas
Pat Herold, manager of tech support, CHROMiX Inc.
Abhay Sharma, professor, School of Graphic Communications Management, Ryerson University
Shelby Sapusek, consultant & chief marketing officer, ColorCasters LLC
Ben Starr, director of technology, Color Management Group
Dan Reid, president, RPimaging INC
Peter Pretzer, ColorPath Solutions development manager, FUJIFILM North America Corp.
Jim Raffel, trainer/consultant/CEO, ColorCasters LLC

Registration

To register for the Color Ready! virtual conference, free to all attendees and accessible through Aug. 31, 2021, click here.

About PRINTING United Alliance:

PRINTING United Alliance is the the most comprehensive member-based printing and graphic arts association in the United States, comprised of the vast communities which it represents. The Alliance serves industry professionals across market segments with preeminent education, training, workshops, events, research, government and legislative representation, safety, and environmental sustainability guidance, as well as resources from the leading media company in the industry – NAPCO Media. Now a division of PRINTING United Alliance, Idealliance is the global leader in standards training and certification for printing and graphic arts operations across the entire industry supply chain.

PRINTING United Alliance also produces the PRINTING United Expo, the most influential days in printing. The expansive display of technology and supplies, education, programming, and services are showcased to the industry at large, and represents all market segments in one easily accessed place.

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