Industry-leading excellence will be on display during the 2009 SGIA Expo (New Orleans, October 7–9), showcasing the entries of SGIA’s award competitions. Imagers are encouraged to submit their best work or nominate their deserving colleagues for the awards. Honored are technological advancements and innovative ideas that move the imaging industry forward, said Michael Robertson, SGIA’s President and CEO.
This year’s competitions include:
Golden Image (including André Schellenberg) (Entry deadline: September 25) — Printer members receive one free entry and can enter almost any kind of imaged product.
Product of the Year (Entry deadline: September 25) — Suppliers can submit leading equipment and supplies that have impacted wide-format digital imaging.
Howard Parmele Award (Entry deadline: July 15) — SGIA’s highest honor recognizes ongoing commitments of a professional who has advanced specialty imaging’s products, services or overall image.
Innovator Award (Entry deadline: September 1) — Industry professionals who have made a strong, lasting impact on the industry. They must work or have worked at a printing/imaging company or a company that supplies materials, equipment or technical information.
ASPT Student Awards Competition (Entry deadline: July 17) — Students in secondary or post-secondary schools holding SGIA membership can enter a variety of screen and digital imaging categories.
All award entries are showcased and evaluated during the 2009 SGIA Expo in the Golden Image Gallery.