It’s safe to say 2015 is flying by! We can’t believe May is already on the horizon, and with plenty of networking and educational opportunities too. Take some time out of your busy work week to fine-tune your skills and business connections in the flexographic industry. There’s a wide array of events this month; one of them is bound to strike your fancy.
J.P. Buckeley Golf Tournament
May 2nd | Hermitage General’s Retreat Golf Course, Old Hickory, TN
This is one of FTA’s signature events that will bring an opportunity to network and spend time on the links with fellow flexographers. All proceeds go to a scholarship fund in the name of J.P. Buckley.
FTA Annual Forum
May 3rd – 6th | Omni Nashville, Nashville, TN
Join thousands from the package printing and converting community for four days of unparalleled learning and networking with the best minds in the industry.
May 4th – 5th | Music City Center, Nashville, TN
With more than 2,000 attendees, this is the largest gathering of package printing and converting professionals of its kind. Join 2,000 of the most progressive minds in the package printing and converting industry. Find revolutionary technologies and collect key takeaways that will propel your business forward!
Thin Wall Packaging 2015
May 6th – 7th | The Westin Chicago North Shore, Chicago, IL
AMI’s Thin Wall Packaging 2015 will offer a unique networking opportunity for leading food companies, retailers, packaging manufacturers, researchers, and suppliers of the industry to debate the latest developments and market trends in lightweight plastics packaging.
Basic Flexo Printing Seminar
May 11th – 14th | Fox Valley Technical College, Appleton, WI
This seminar provides the basic information necessary for the production of quality flexographic printing. Instruction will consist of lectures, demonstrations, field trips, and actual operation of machinery in the various subject areas.
LuxePack New York
May 13 – 14th | Pier 92, New York, NY
The leading showcase in America for inventive packaging manufacturers in an intimate, exclusive, friendly gathering for top professionals. Don’t miss exploring the 200 exhibitors with the world’s most creative packaging solutions for fragrances, cosmetics, wine & spirits, and much more!
MeasureColor for Flexo Color Control Webinar
May 15th at 12pm EST | Webinar
If you missed the last MeasureColor for Flexo Color Control webinar, you are in luck! MeasureColor’s Chief Technology Officer, Dan Uress, will be giving a live demonstration of the MeasureColor suite of Flexo process control solutions on Friday, May 15th at 12pm EST. Register here now!
Fundamentals of Flexographic Printing
May 13th – 15th and May 20th – 22nd| DiTrolio Flexographic Institute, Broadview, IL
This three-day seminar, offered at two different times this May, is ideal for beginning press operators, in addition to other individuals who are interested in learning the basic principles and practices of flexography.
Expanded Color Gamut Seminar
May 19th – 22nd | The Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics, Clemson, SC
This seminar uses state-of-the-art software, color management, and production flexographic equipment to allow attendees to put their hands-on the ECG process workflow, while engaging with industry experts around this exciting and beneficial technology.
Mid America Regional Flexo Seminar
May 20th | Timber Ridge Adventure Center, Olathe, KS
This half-day seminar designed for flexographic printers/converters, suppliers and prepress providers from all market segments will provide network opportunities with lunch and keynote speakers.
Just a friendly reminder that all Anderson & Vreeland, Inc. offices will be closed for Memorial Day on Monday, May 25th, but we’ll be back in the office on Tuesday. We hope you all enjoy the long weekend! We’ll see you back here at the end of May to see what June has to offer. Make our events calendar your resource for flexo industry events!