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Franklin Luminaire Gala Honors Inaugural Innovation Excellence Awards; Zenger Medal Recipient Announced

Inaugural Innovation Excellence Award Recipients Announced; Darlow to Receive Zenger Medal Printing Industries Alliance and Idealliance have announced that Dianne Kennedy, XML & Metadata Evangelist Emeritus, Idealliance, Paul Nowak, Director of Customer Experience,  QuadPackaging  and Canon Solutions America, for their thINK: Inkjet Networking and Knowledge Community, will be honored with the inaugural 2016 Innovation Excellence … Continued

QBS Featured in People Inc. Tedx Video

Quality Bindery & Mailing Services (QBS), Buffalo, NY was featured in a People Inc. video presented at a TEDx “Ideas Worth Spreading” nonprofit event. People Inc. “Where your world opens up.” is Western New York’s leading non-profit human services agency. They help seniors, families and people with disabilities live more healthy, independent, and productive lives. … Continued

Rich Barbaria Appointed Member Development Director

Printing Industries Alliance is pleased to announce the appointment of industry veteran Rich Barbaria to fill its newly created position of Member Development Director. Rich has an outstanding background in all aspects of managing a successful graphic communications business.  He previously served as VP of Operations and General Manager for several large printing operations in … Continued

Snyder Printer Celebrates 120 Years in Business

PIA Vice Chair Dona Snyder-Reardon, President of Snyder Printer in Troy, was interviewed for the Capital Region Business Beat.  The story aired on Thursday, January 15, 2015.  Click here to watch the broadcast.   Read on for the text of the interview.  Congratulations on 120 years in business!  TROY, N.Y. — In 1895, Walter Snyder of … Continued

Welcome Marty Maloney, New PIA Executive Vice President

Printing Industries Alliance is pleased to announce the appointment of Martin J. Maloney as its Executive Vice President. Maloney, whose graphic communications career spans 40 years, brings a wealth of experience and knowledge in every facet of the graphic communications business to the position. Timothy Freeman, President of the Printing Industries Alliance stated, “We are … Continued

PIA Vice President Vicki Keenan Announces Retirement, to be honored at 2014 Franklin Luminaire Awards

Printing Industries Alliance announces the retirement of Vice President Vicki Keenan, effective October 1, 2014.  Vicki joined the organization as Vice President in 2006 as part of the organization’s expansion into the Metro New York region. She made an immediate and positive contribution assisting the organization in understanding the various elements and concerns of the … Continued

Cure Your Winter Blues at the PIA Vendor Fair & Industry Mixer

Got cabin fever?  Here’s your chance to get out and mingle:  WHO:      YOU and your fellow staff members WHAT:    PIA Vendor Fair & Industry Mixer WHEN:    Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 5:00 – 8:00 pm.  Stop in for a few minutes, or stay for the entire evening. WHERE: Buffalo Marriott, 1340 Millersport Highway, Amherst, NY, right … Continued

PIA and IDEAlliance to Combine Franklin and Luminaire Awards Events

Printing Industries Alliance and IDEAlliance recently announced a combining of the Franklin Event and Luminaire Awards Gala in a Best in Communications Event.  One Franklin Award for Distinguished Service and up to five Luminaire Awards recognizing outstanding performers in advertising, publishing, printing and integrated media will be presented during the 2014 Franklin Luminaire Awards event. … Continued

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