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07/20/2021

A Roadmap to Attracting Next-Generation Talent

GMA has partnered with Printing Industry Midwest to bring you this webinar on how to tackle the workforce challenge of attracting young talent to our industry. This webinar is free for members.


07/20/2021

2021 Wage + Benefits Survey

The Wage + Benefits Survey is now live and will close in August with the report being published in October! Use the Wage + Benefits report to recruit and retain an essential workforce!


07/20/2021

Bill Farquharson to Present at 2021 Leadership Conference

We are back to in-person events for our 2021 Leadership Conference September 12-13! We look forward to having Bill Farquharson present two sessions during the conference, one on Sunday and one on Monday.


06/15/2021

Is Your Facility Protected From Potential Theft?

Predicting when a theft will occur is difficult – if not impossible. Consider the habits and situations that might make you an easier target, and what steps you may need to take to enhance the security of your business.


06/15/2021

The 25 Best Print Sales Tips Ever!

Bill Farquharson has added a new, live event to the Sales Vault. Activate your one month free trial today, and be registered for The 25 Best Print Sales Tips Ever for free! Join us on June 30.


06/15/2021

Employee Retention Credits Webinar

Join GMA and Fisher Phillips as we present a webinar on Employee Retention Credits on July 20, 2021.


06/15/2021

OSHA Provides New COVID-19 Workplace Guidance

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued updated Guidance on Mitigating and Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 in the Workplace. Generally, OSHA aimed its guidance at “unvaccinated or otherwise at-risk” employees to help employers identify COVID-19 exposure risks and to prevent exposure and infection. Here are the 10 key takeaways to ensure your workplace takes appropriate measures.


06/09/2021

Postal Rate Increase

In case you missed it, the U.S. Postal Service recently announced plans to raise postage rates. If approved, the new prices will go into effect August 29, 2021.


06/01/2021

HR ListServ

As we continue to work with our national affiliate group to create improved programs to replace those previously offered through PRINTING United, we are proud to announce our new HR ListServ. 


06/01/2021

Back to Normal... or Not?

More and more people are getting vaccinated, and more places are opening up – is this the light at the end of the tunnel? Organizations everywhere are trying to balance the risks of the pandemic with the perceived ability to return to “normal.”


06/01/2021

Michigan Golf and PEA Awards June 7

Join us for a golf tournament and awards presentation on June 7, 2021. We look forward to seeing everyone in person to enjoy a great round of golf and networking followed by celebrating our Michigan Region Print Excellence Award winners.


05/25/2021

Michigan Golf and PEA Awards - June 7

Join us for a golf tournament and awards presentation on June 7, 2021. We look forward to seeing everyone in person to enjoy a great round of golf and networking followed by celebrating our Michigan Region Print Excellence Award winners.


05/25/2021

thINK Webinar - Transaction Print: Process Right, Future Bright

Graphic Media Alliance has partnered with thINK and Canon Solutions America to bring a webinar series to our members. The June 1 webinar will cover sources of waste and how printing companies have benefited from LEAN and other methods.


05/19/2021

Northern Region Ben's Bash - May 27

Ben's Bash in the Northern Region is fast approaching. Register today!


05/19/2021

thINK Webinar - Transaction Print: Process Right, Future Bright

Graphic Media Alliance has partnered with thINK and Canon Solutions America to bring a webinar series to our members. The June 1 webinar will cover sources of waste and how printing companies have benefited from LEAN and other methods.


05/18/2021

Workers' Comp MCO Enrollment with Sedgwick - Now Open!

Open enrollment for managed care organization (MCO) selection has begun and will run through May 28, 2021. Graphic Media Alliance endorses Sedgwick MCO as the clear choice for our members.


05/18/2021

7-Step Blueprint for a Mask-Less Workplace

The announcement that fully vaccinated people no longer need to wear a mask or physically distance in any non-healthcare setting was a welcome relief for all Americans and a hopeful sign that we have turned a significant corner with the COVID-19 pandemic. What risks remain and what's next?


05/05/2021

Workers Comp MCO Enrollment with Sedgwick - Now Open!

Open enrollment for managed care organization (MCO) selection has begun and will run through May 28, 2021. Graphic Media Alliance endorses Sedgwick MCO as the clear choice for our members.


04/30/2021

PICB Experiencing Google Glitch

Printing Industry Credit Bureau (PICB) is experiencing a glitch on Google. The information is showing that the company is "Permanently Closed", when in fact, they are open and available to assist with credit and collection needs.


04/28/2021

Workers Comp MCO Enrollment with Sedgwick

Open enrollment for managed care organization (MCO) selection is May 3-28, 2021. Graphic Media Alliance endorses Sedgwick MCO as the clear choice for our members.


04/28/2021

COVID-19 Updates from Ohio, Michigan and Kentucky

Stay up-to-date on the latest COVID-19 news, vaccine updates, infection rates and trends from Governor DeWine in Ohio, Governor Whitmer in Michigan and Governor Beshear in Kentucky.


04/28/2021

Introducing the HR ListServ

GMA is pleased to announce a new HR ListServ will be going live on May 3. This ListServ, HRConnectonline.org, is a new online community of printing industry executives with Human Resource responsibilities within their organizations.


04/20/2021

Print Week 2021 - Northern Region's Hall of Distinction Inductee

Our Northern Region Print Week Reception is fast approaching. We would like to give you a preview of the Hall of Distinction Inductee. You won't want to miss this honorary presentation on May 27, 2021. Register today!


04/06/2021

The CMYK+ Conundrum in Digital Print

Recent research reveals a significant lack of enthusiasm for CMYK+ features in production color digital printers. What is behind this rather lukewarm reception and what does it mean for users of these devices?


04/06/2021

COVID-19 Updates from Ohio, Michigan and Kentucky

Stay up-to-date on the latest COVID-19 news, vaccine updates, infection rates and trends from Governor DeWine in Ohio, Governor Whitmer in Michigan and Governor Beshear in Kentucky.


04/06/2021

2021 Print Week Events

It's time to register so you can join in the celebrations! Keep reading future editions of First Impressions for more details on our Print Week events.


04/06/2021

Webinar: Ten Attributes of High Growth Companies

In a highly competitive industry, printers must focus on two things to succeed: efficiency and growth. The first delivers a better bottom line; the second produces a more robust top line. In this session, New Direction Partners experts will share what they have found to be the 10 attributes of high growth printing companies, providing insight to owners and managers about how they can ensure high growth in their own businesses.


03/10/2021

PRINTING United Alliance Invoices

It has been brought to our attention that PRINTING United Alliance has sent membership dues invoices to Affiliate members including GMA members. These are NOT for Graphic Media Alliance programs or services.


03/09/2021

Congress is Pushing Back on USPS’ Plan to Throttle Down the Mail

The House Committee on Oversight and Reform is meeting with Postmaster General DeJoy to discuss his proposed postal reform legislation. The meeting will cover three things: possible changes in health benefits for postal workers, reform on the tricky pre-funding of the USPS retiree benefit obligation, and delivery service standards.


03/09/2021

2021 Print Week Events

We are notifying the winners in the 2021 Print Excellence Awards and the distinguished people who will be recognized at our upcoming Print Week events. It's time to register so you can join in the fun! Keep reading First Impression in the coming weeks for more details on our Print Week events.


03/09/2021

Bill Farquharson Presents 10 Best Sales Actions

Join Graphic Media Alliance as we host Bill Farquharson to discuss 10 sales actions that set you up for success, renew motivation and build momentum.


03/02/2021

Print Week Events - Save the Date!

We are notifying the winners in the 2021 Print Excellence Awards and the distinguished people who will be recognized at our upcoming Print Week events. It's time to register so you can join in the fun! Keep reading First Impression in the coming weeks for more details on our Print Week events.


03/02/2021

Changes in the Partnership Between PRINTING United Alliance and GMA

Although there are changes taking place bewteen the partnership of PRINTING United Alliance and Graphic Media Alliance, GMA’s programs and services will only continue to get better and meet the needs of our local members.


03/02/2021

Bill Farquharson Presents 10 Best Sales Actions

Join Graphic Media Alliance as we host Bill Farquharson to discuss 10 sales actions that set you up for success, renew motivation and build momentum.


03/02/2021

thINK: Direct Mail — Capitalizing on the Opportunity as the Economy Recovers

Graphic Media Alliance has partnered with thINK and Canon Solutions America to bring a webinar series to our members. The March 16 webinar will discuss Capitalizing on the Opportunity as the Economy Recovers.


03/02/2021

COVID-19 Updates from Ohio, Michigan and Kentucky

Stay up-to-date on the latest COVID-19 news, vaccine updates, infection rates and trends from Governor DeWine in Ohio, Governor Whitmer in Michigan and Governor Beshear in Kentucky.


02/24/2021

COVID-19 Updates from Ohio, Michigan and Kentucky

Stay up-to-date on the latest COVID-19 news, vaccine updates, infection rates and trends from Governor DeWine in Ohio, Governor Whitmer in Michigan and Governor Beshear in Kentucky.


02/24/2021

CareWorks Comp to Become Sedgwick

CareWorks Comp and Comp Management will merge operations effective March 1, 2021 and will become Sedgwick


02/24/2021

Bill Farquharson Presents 10 Best Sales Actions

Join Graphic Media Alliance as we host Bill Farquharson to discuss 10 sales actions that set you up for success, renew motivation and build momentum.


02/24/2021

COVID-19 Print Business Indicators Research

The economic crisis caused by COVID-19 is unprecedented in nature and effect. To help printing companies navigate through the crisis to the recovery on the other side, NAPCO and PRINTING United Alliance have launched COVID-19 Print Business Indicators Research.


01/12/2021

COVID-19 Resources

Stay up-to-date on the evolving updates regarding COVID-19. The latest news features Ohio, Michigan and Kentucky's plans for addressing the increasing cases of COVID-19.


01/05/2021

January Advisory Council Meetings with Special Presentation on COVID-19 Legislation

Our upcoming January council meetings will be focused on the latest COVID-19 relief legislation and how it will impact our members. We will start with a brief Regional Council meeting including an update of recent activities and news followed by a 45 minute presentation by Fisher & Phillips on the new legislation.


01/05/2021

Print Excellence Awards Wrap-Up

Thank you for your participation in GMA’s Print Excellence Awards contest, and please watch for upcoming information on the celebration events recognizing the winners in late Spring.


01/05/2021

COVID-19 Updates from Ohio, Michigan and Kentucky

Stay up-to-date on the latest news from Governor DeWine in Ohio, Governor Whitmer in Michigan and Governor Beshear in Kentucky.


12/15/2020

10 New Members Enter Print Excellence Awards

The competition is heating up as 10 new members enter our PEA contest for the first time! If you have never participated in the past, this would be a great year to enter and show others what great print you produce. We are still taking entries until the end of the year.


12/15/2020

Vaccines Arrive in Michigan, Ohio and Kentucky

Stay up-to-date on the latest news from Governor DeWine in Ohio, Governor Whitmer in Michigan and Governor Beshear in Kentucky.


12/09/2020

COVID-19 Resources

Stay up-to-date on the evolving updates regarding COVID-19. The latest news features Ohio, Michigan and Kentucky's plans for addressing the increasing cases of COVID-19.


12/08/2020

GMA and PRINTING United Alliance Are Urging the Industry to Take Action

The last major COVID-19 legislation was passed by Congress in April. It is time to update and extend previously passed provisions, and to address new areas of relief and stimulus necessary to a period of recovery. Timing is critical; Congress should not adjourn for 2020 without passing pandemic legislation.


12/08/2020

Accepting PEA Entries Through the End of the Month

There are still a few weeks left to get your PEA submissions to us! Let us know if we can schedule a pick up with you to collect your entries.


12/08/2020

COVID-19 Updates from Michigan, Ohio and Kentucky

Stay up-to-date on the latest news from Governor DeWine in Ohio, Governor Whitmer in Michigan and Governor Beshear in Kentucky.


12/03/2020

COVID-19 Resources

Stay up-to-date on the evolving updates regarding COVID-19. The latest news features Ohio, Michigan and Kentucky's plans for addressing the increasing cases of COVID-19.


12/01/2020

COVID-19 Updates from Michigan, Ohio and Kentucky

Stay up-to-date on the latest news from Governor DeWine in Ohio, Governor Whitmer in Michigan and Governor Beshear in Kentucky.


12/01/2020

Accepting PEA Entries Through the End of the Month

Each year the Print Excellence Awards judges award the best in printing in Ohio, Michigan and Northern Kentucky. Enter those unique projects you have produced between January 1 and December 31, 2020.


12/01/2020

GMA Members Can Save 15% on G7 Training

G7® is Idealliance’s industry-leading set of specifications for achieving gray balance and is the driving force for achieving visual similarity across all print processes. Graphic Media Alliance members get a 15% discount on Expert and Professional Training.


11/18/2020

COVID-19 Resources

Stay up-to-date on the evolving updates regarding COVID-19. The latest news features Ohio, Michigan and Kentucky's plans for addressing the increasing cases of COVID-19.


11/18/2020

Print and Extended Reality

Extended reality is the collective term for all physical and virtual ecosystems, including AR. The seamless integration of the digital and physical worlds is already underway.


11/18/2020

COVID-19 Mandates for GMA Regions

Stay up-to-date on the latest news from Governor DeWine in Ohio, Governor Whitmer in Michigan and Governor Beshear in Kentucky.


11/18/2020

Competition is Heating Up!

This week, we have received a number of entries from several member companies at our office, and we will be picking up more entries before Friday. Make sure to submit your entries!


11/18/2020

USPS Announces 2021 Prices

The United States Postal Service filed notice with the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) today of price changes to take effect January 24, 2021.


11/12/2020

PRINTING United Digital Experience Wraps Up

Today, November 12, was the last day for the PRINTING United Digital Experience. If you were registered, on-demand session videos will be available until January 31.


11/11/2020

Top Ten Print Industry OSHA Citations from Annual Meeting

We want to thank everyone that attended our annual meetings this week. We hope that you found Gary Jones' presentation informative and relevant. Members can view Gary's presentation for specific information.


11/11/2020

We Can Come and Collect Your PEA Entries!

Have you wondered how to best send your Print Excellence Award Entries, especially large format submissions? Wonder no more! We can come to you and collect your entries!


11/11/2020

COVID-19 Updates from Michigan, Ohio and Kentucky

Stay up-to-date on the latest news from Governor DeWine in Ohio, Governor Whitmer in Michigan and Governor Beshear in Kentucky.


11/04/2020

PRINTING United Digital Experience Kicks Off

There is still over a week left in the PRINTING United Digital Experience. Make a plan to attend between now and November 12, and view valuable learning experiences that cater to every segment of the industry.


11/04/2020

2020 Holiday Survey

It is time again to participate in Graphic Media Alliance’s annual Holiday Survey. Please take a moment or two to fill out the quick questionnaire and send it back to us. We will also send out the surveys before our regional council meetings for a more complete response.


11/04/2020

It's Not Too Late to Join the Annual Meetings

The 2020 Regional Council Annual Meetings will take place next week, November 9-12 via Zoom. We will be holding the fourth quarter council meeting where new officers and members will be elected. We are excited to also bring back Gary Jones for an important presentation on OSHA and EPA.


11/04/2020

Share a 2021 Print Excellence Award Win with Clients

Sharing a Print Excellence Award win with a client is a great way to build rapport with your clients by showing that you value their work!


10/28/2020

Upcoming Regional Council Annual Meetings

The 2020 Regional Council Annual Meetings will take place November 9-12 via Zoom. We will be holding the fourth quarter council meeting where new officers and members will be elected. We are excited to also bring back Gary Jones for an important presentation on OSHA and EPA.


10/28/2020

Recognize Employees by Entering the 2021 Print Excellence Awards

Entering into the Print Excellence Awards is a great way to honor your teams' hard work in producing excellent printed media. Enter today and recognize your team for a job well done.


10/28/2020

PRINTING United Digital Experience Kicks Off

The PRINTING United Digital Experience is in full swing! Every day between now through November 12 is packed full of valuable learning experiences that cater to every segment of the industry. Check out the full schedule and make a plan to attend!


10/21/2020

Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati and Detroit Re-Classified by USEPA

New regulations will require printing operations to take several actions. Learn more on OSHA and EPA from Gary Jones at our 2020 Regional Council Annual Meetings taking place November 9-12 via Zoom.


10/21/2020

Members Receive 2020 Print Excellence Awards

Graphic Media Alliance delivered the Print Excellence Best of Category, Best of Show and the Judges' Awards from 2020 to our members. We look forward to seeing the entries for 2021!


10/21/2020

The Countdown to PRINTING United Digital Experience is On

The PRINTING United Digital Experience kicks off in under ONE WEEK! Are you ready? Representing market segments throughout the industry, the Digital Experience will offer education, insight, and new technology briefings for everyone across all job functions to access, at no cost.


10/15/2020

COVID-19 Resources

Stay up-to-date on the evolving updates regarding COVID-19. The latest news features Michigan's actions to protect workers and keep workplaces safe from COVID-19 and access to download the COVID-19 Preparedness and Response Plan.


10/14/2020

Regional Council Annual Meetings

The 2020 Regional Council Annual Meetings will take place November 9-12 via Zoom. We will be holding the fourth quarter council meeting where new officers and members will be elected. We are excited to also bring back Gary Jones for an important presentation on OSHA and EPA.


10/14/2020

2021 Print Excellence Awards

Winning a Print Excellence Award can be a great self-marketing tool. It shows that you are among the elite in the industry and can help you attract new clients. Enter today!


10/14/2020

Updates from Michigan, Ohio and Kentucky

Stay up-to-date on the latest news from Governor DeWine in Ohio, Governor Whitmer in Michigan and Governor Beshear in Kentucky.


10/14/2020

What Makes a Consumer Engage with Direct Mail?

Any printer that offers direct mail services needs to understand what makes consumers engage with the mail they receive. Industry research tells us that consumers consider physical mail to be an important and trusted vehicle for communications.


10/07/2020

2021 Print Excellence Awards

Participation is the theme for 2021, and we look forward to seeing all of our members participating in the Print Excellence Awards. We encourage you to start sending us your submissions!


10/07/2020

Regional Council Annual Meetings

The 2020 Regional Council Annual Meetings will take place November 9-12 via Zoom. We will be holding the fourth quarter council meeting where new officers and members will be elected. We are excited to also bring back Gary Jones for an important presentation on OSHA and EPA.


10/07/2020

U.S. Postal Service Announces Temporary Price Increase

The Postal Service is planning a time-limited price increase on all commercial domestic competitive package volume from October 18 until December 27, 2020. Retail prices and international products will be unaffected.


10/07/2020

Assistance Funds are Becoming Available in Ohio and Kentucky

Stay up-to-date on the latest news from Governor DeWine in Ohio, Governor Whitmer in Michigan and Governor Beshear in Kentucky.


09/30/2020

Regional Council Annual Meetings

The 2020 Regional Council Annual Meetings will take place November 9-12 via Zoom. We will be holding the fourth quarter council meeting where new officers and members will be elected. We are excited to also bring back Gary Jones for an important presentation on OSHA and EPA.


09/30/2020

2021 Print Excellence Awards

We encourage you to start preparing your 2021 PEA submissions! We look forward to seeing all the wonderful entries.


09/30/2020

Another $1.5 Billion for Ohio Employers

The Bureau of Workers’ Compensation has officially announced that they will provide a 1.5 billion dollar dividend to Ohio employers to ease the economic pressures created by the COVID-19 pandemic.


09/24/2020

Golf Tournament Results

Members had a great time networking and enjoyed a challenging round of golf at the 15th Annual Sterling Distribution Golf Tournament at Delaware Golf Club. Congratulations to our winners!


09/24/2020

KOREnergy Announces Electric Reduction Test

Association partner, KOREnergy, would like to remind members that there will be a one-hour electric reduction test taking place for Ohio customers on Wednesday, September 30, from 4:00-5:00 pm.


09/24/2020

Now is Not the Time to Hunker Down and Ride it Out

In times of stress and uncertainty, it’s human nature to hunker down and wait it out, until we can safely return to what we once knew. This mindset, while it may seem safe, means your business is more likely to fail during times of rapid change. Instead, it’s necessary to have a “growth mindset” to carry your company through. David Pilcher from Freeport Press shares his thoughts on how to come out ahead in 2020.


09/24/2020

BWC Group-Rating Safety Accountability

Each year Ohio employers have the opportunity to participate in BWC’s Group-Experience-Rating Program or Group-Retrospective-Rating Program. While these programs are not required, they do provide you with an opportunity to significantly reduce your workers’ compensation premiums, while increasing your awareness of safety and risk-management strategies.


09/17/2020

2020 Millcraft Grand Ceremony Presentation

The 2020 Millcraft Grand Ceremony provided a great video celebrating this year's award winners. Congratulations to the Best of Category, Judge's Awards, Rising Star and Best of Show winners!


09/16/2020

2020 Leadership Conference Recap

The hybrid, 2020 Leadership Conference went off with great success! The Association hosted a number of members in person while projecting a virtual conference to almost 50 additional members.


09/16/2020

Live and In-Person - Golf

Get ready for an exciting day on the golf course with your peers! The 15th Annual Graphic Media Alliance / Sterling Distribution Golf Tournament will take place next week on Monday, September 21 at Delaware Golf Club.


09/16/2020

Post Your Career Openings with Us, For Free!

One of the features of our redesigned website was the addition of the Careers section. We now have our own Association-wide, user-friendly career database and we're starting to see the listings pick up.


09/16/2020

Personalized Marketing Through Data-Driven Technology

Member company Baesman was featured by MarTech Outlook as one of the Top 10 Customer Experience Solution Providers in their latest issue. Baseman shared their perspective on how they contribute to a positive customer experience through their personalized solutions.


09/09/2020

2020 PEA Grand Ceremony Presentation and 2021 Call for Entries

While we celebrate our 2020 Print Excellence Awards winners with a video presentation during our Leadership Conference on September 14, we encourage you to start preparing your 2021 PEA submissions! We look forward to seeing all the wonderful entries.


09/09/2020

Ohio EPA Virtual Site Visits

To protect against the potential spread of COVID-19 while maintaining their mission to ensure compliance with environmental laws and regulations, Ohio EPA is piloting the use of virtual site visits for select categories of inspections including routine, screening and non-enforcement.


09/09/2020

COVID-19 Cases in Ohio, Michigan and Kentucky Decrease

Stay up-to-date on the latest news from Governor DeWine in Ohio, Governor Whitmer in Michigan and Governor Beshear in Kentucky.


09/09/2020

Networking is Better While Golfing!

The 15th Annual Graphic Media Alliance Sterling Distribution Golf Tournament will take place on Monday, September 21 at Delaware Golf Club.


09/09/2020

Leadership Conference: There is Still Time to Register!

Our 2020 Leadership Conference is next week, Monday, September 14. There is still time to register!


09/02/2020

Leadership Conference: Have You Registered?

Our 2020 Leadership Conference is fast approaching on Monday, September 14. There is still time to register to attend.


09/02/2020

Get Your Foursome Together!

The 15th Annual Graphic Media Alliance Sterling Distribution Golf Tournament will take place on Monday, September 21 at Delaware Golf Club.


09/02/2020

Steinhauser Creates Labeling for Braille Ale

Steinhauser stepped up to the challenge to help West Side Brewing and the Cincinnati Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired create a label for their new collaborative beer, Braille Ale.


09/02/2020

Additional Aid is Becoming More Available in Ohio, Michigan and Kentucky

Stay up-to-date on the latest news from Governor DeWine in Ohio, Governor Whitmer in Michigan and Governor Beshear in Kentucky.


09/02/2020

PRINTING United

PRINTING United Alliance, producer of the PRINTING United Digital Experience that replaces this year’s in-person Expo, has announced more details about the event which now runs October 26 – November 12.


08/28/2020

Coronavirus Update

Stay up-to-date on the evolving updates regarding COVID-19.


08/26/2020

Diversity and Inclusion

during the Leadership Conference, following the Print Excellence Awards Presentation, we will host a Diversity & Inclusion webinar featuring Jeff Smith of Fisher Phillips.This webinar is open to all HR professionals in your organization at no additional cost if you are a registered conference participant.


08/26/2020

Sterling Golf Tournament - Gather Your Team!

The 15th Annual Graphic Media Alliance Sterling Distribution Golf Tournament will take place on Monday, September 21 at Delaware Golf Club.


08/26/2020

COVID-19 Business Indicators Show Recovery

COVID-19 business indicators show recovery, but a rocky road still lies ahead. Many economists and analysts still believe that the worst is over and although full economic recovery may be delayed, things will continue to head in a positive direction aside from a few speed bumps. 


08/26/2020

MIOSHA Updates

The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) announced they have issued tens of thousands of dollars in fines for businesses that violated COVID-19 workplace rules in the state. MIOSHA has also launched a COVID-19 enforcement emphasis program.


08/26/2020

Financial Aid in Ohio, Michigan and Kentucky Start Taking Shape

Stay up-to-date on the latest news from Governor DeWine in Ohio, Governor Whitmer in Michigan and Governor Beshear in Kentucky.


08/19/2020

Sterling Golf Tournament to Honor Mark Sparks

The 15th Annual Graphic Media Alliance Sterling Distribution Golf Tournament will take place on Monday, September 21 at Delaware Golf Club.


08/19/2020

Industry Guidance Available from GMA

Graphic Media Alliance offers many invaluable resources. These include a safety manual, which is updated yearly, accompanied by free safety evaluations from American Safety and Health Management, and our Disaster Mutual Assistance Plan (DMAP) Program and planning guide.


08/19/2020

View From Capitol Hill

Lisbeth Lyons, Vice President, Government & Political Affairs, of PRINTING United Alliance, will present View From Capitol Hill at our 2020 Leadership Conference.


08/19/2020

Elevate Print!

It’s time for print to raise its game. Elevate Print, a free online event from Deborah Corn and Print Media Centr will be helping the industry do just that from August 25 – 27, 10am - 2pm daily.


08/19/2020

COVID-19 Cases in Ohio, Michigan and Kentucky Begin to Decline

Stay up-to-date on the latest news from Governor DeWine in Ohio, Governor Whitmer in Michigan and Governor Beshear in Kentucky.


08/14/2020

Coronavirus Update

Stay up-to-date on the evolving updates regarding COVID-19.


08/12/2020

Wage & Benefits Survey: Final Call!

This is the final call to complete your 2020 Wage & Benefits Survey. The deadline submit a completed survey is this Friday, August 14.


08/12/2020

Mark Potter to Speak at 2020 Leadership Conference

Mark Potter, Publisher of CANVAS Magazine will present the keynote session at our 2020 Leadership Conference.


08/12/2020

COVID-19 Print Business Indicators Research

The economic crisis caused by COVID-19 is unprecedented in nature and effect. To help printing companies navigate through the crisis to the recovery on the other side, NAPCO and PRINTING United Alliance have launched COVID-19 Print Business Indicators Research.


08/12/2020

Graphic Communications Workforce Coalition Releases Results on Industry Issues

Graphic Communications Workforce Coalition (GCWC) has completed a comprehensive survey of the industry and released a white paper detailing results and recommended actions. The respondents covered all areas of the industry including service providers, suppliers, associations, and schools.


08/07/2020

Coronavirus Update

Stay up-to-date on the evolving updates regarding COVID-19.


08/05/2020

New Website is Live!

Graphic Media Alliance is pleased to present our new website, as well as our newest member benefit, PerkPlans!


08/05/2020

New Conference Session: Diversity & Inclusion

We have added an additional session to this year's Conference, Diversity & Inclusion featuring Jeff Smith of Fisher Phillips.


08/05/2020

Andy Paparozzi to Speak at 2020 Leadership Conference

Andy Paparozzi, Chief Economist of PRINTING United Alliance will present "Printing Industry Economic Outlook 2021" at our 2020 Leadership Conference.


08/05/2020

Wage & Benefits Survey: There is Still Time

We have had many members already complete their 2020 Wage & Benefits Survey. If you haven't yet, don't worry! There is still time to complete it. The deadline to submit a completed survey has been extended until August 14.


07/29/2020

Coronavirus Update

Stay up-to-date on the evolving updates regarding COVID-19.


07/29/2020

Wage & Benefits Survey: There is Still Time

We have had many members already complete their 2020 Wage & Benefits Survey. If you haven't yet, don't worry! There is still time to complete it. Don't miss your chance to get the frequently-requested report for FREE by completing the survey. Participating in the survey will help you gain invaluable insights to stay competitive in your local labor marketplace.


07/29/2020

Ford Bowers to Speak at 2020 Leadership Conference

Ford Bowers, President of PRINTING United Alliance will deliver the opening remarks at our 2020 Leadership Conference.


07/29/2020

Ohio, Michigan and Kentucky COVID-19 Updates

Stay up-to-date on the latest news from Governor DeWine in Ohio, Governor Whitmer in Michigan and Governor Beshear in Kentucky.


07/29/2020

What Ohio Employers Need To Know About New Mask Mandate And Travel Advisory

In response to the rise and spread of newly reported COVID-19 cases, Ohio’s Department of Health issued an order this week mandating the use of face coverings in public, as well as issuing a new travel advisory for Ohioans. What do Ohio employers need to know about these developments?


01/26/2018

Best Workplace in the Americas Winners Announced

Several Association members were recently announced as winners in PIA's Best Workplace in the Americas awards. Join us in congratulating these companies for providing a great place to work in the printing industry!


05/27/2011

Ohio State Fair/L&M Conference/Golf

Program At-A-Glance

We're gearing up for another spectacular Leadership & Management Conference on Aug. 7-9 at Quest Business Centers in Columbus. Mark your calendar. This is one event you won't want to miss.