The Binding Industries Association (BIA) is holding its annual conference beginning at the end this month in Dallas, Texas. It is aimed not only at those in the binding industry, but also suppliers, graphic finishers, printing companies, and loose leaf manufacturers.
The conference is set to feature networking receptions, breakfasts, lunches, table-top displays from vendors, and keynote sessions. Some of the topics of discussion will include how politics is affecting the printing and graphic design industries, current trends among print companies and likely movements in the near future, and matters that need to be taken into consideration before crucial business decisions are made. As well as taking in these discussions, attendees can also sign up to tour several binding plants and finishing studios in the area.
In addition to learning the latest techniques and the secrets of others success, this could offer a great networking opportunity for those in the industry. There will be a reception to welcome everyone and a grand finale event at the end. This will give professionals from all over the United States a chance to make connections with their peers, thus possibly giving them the opportunity to bring their company more business and help them to grow in the industry.
The BIA Annual Conference is taking place at the Fairmont Dallas Hotel from March 31 to April 2. Fees are $450 for BIA members, $525 for members of the Printing Industries of Americ,a and $950 for non-members. For more information, call 412-259-1704.