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Welcome to your Illinois Weekly Calendar of Programs and Events, the Great Lakes Graphics Association's weekly e-newsletter with upcoming programs, events and webinars. The Weekly Calendar is published every Monday
In this issue:
GLGA Events
Industry Events
Wednesday, April 12, 2023
1 p.m. Eastern / 12 p.m. Central
FREE for GLGA members
Presented by GLGA and MRA

GLGA is bringing you an expanded monthly service – MRA”s Talent Report. MRA’s Talent Report is an up-to-the-minute review of what is going on in the world of business with an emphasis on talent. Based on input from CEOs, CFOs, and HR leaders from MRA’s 3,000+ member companies, 1,000 roundtable participants, and subject matter experts, the Talent Report keeps you abreast of trends and best practices.
Thursday, April 13, 2023
11:30 a.m. Eastern / 10:30 a.m. Central
FREE for GLGA members
Presented by GLGA and the Americas Printing Association Network

While this might seem like a simple topic to cover and maybe even redundant for some, revisiting the subject of time management on a regular basis is critical to sales growth. Time is finite. The best of the best know how to maximize sales productivity. This Short Attention Span Webinar is full of reminders and strategies for making the most of your limited selling time.
GLGA Events

Wednesday, July 19, 2023
White Pines Golf Club, Bensenville, IL
Co-hosted by GLGA and GCG

It's never too early to start making plans for a beautiful summer day of golf, networking, prizes and good food. The golf committee is hard at work on our 10th annual event, and we will be opening registration this week. To make a reservation before registration opens, please contact Sharon Flick.

The proceeds from this golf outing support scholarships for deserving students in Illinois who are seeking continuing education in the graphic communications field. 
Industry Events
April 10, 2023
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Harper College, Palatine, IL
Hosted by Harper College and HP Indigo

Harper College is having an open house to feature their new HP Indigo press. Learn more about the Harper Graphic Arts Apprenticeship Program and how you can build your workforce. To download a card about the event, please click here.
May 9-11, 2023
Elgin Holiday Inn and Conference Center, Elgin, IL
Hosted by Xeikon America

Get insight into the latest trends in digitizing print production, discover new printing applications and reconnect with other printers and converters. The Café is complimentary for print providers and converters.
About Us
The Great Lakes Graphics Association is the trade association dedicated to representing the graphic arts industry throughout Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin through education, promotion, and public affairs. It represents approximately 13 percent of the total print market in the United States with its three-state region, accounting for combined annual shipments of nearly $19 billion. Founded in 1886, GLGA celebrated its 135 year anniversary in 2021 and continues to be the oldest print trade association in North America. 
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