PRINTING United Alliance Speakers Bureau is Unveiled

For Immediate Release:
September 10, 2020
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Amanda Kliegl, Vice President of PR
PRINTING United Alliance
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New Speakers Bureau features renowned subject matter experts available to speak at industry conferences and events, both online and in person

Fairfax, Va. — PRINTING United Alliance today unveils its newest program and resource available to the industry: the PRINTING United Alliance Speakers Bureau. The Speakers Bureau is comprised of the widespread talent now together under one roof after Specialty Graphic Imaging Association, NAPCO Media and Printing Industries of America officially united as PRINTING United Alliance. A dedicated page on the PRINTING United Alliance website highlights the Alliance staff members who frequently speak at industry events, along with their industry experience and topics they frequently speak to. The site is easily accessible and centralized to streamline requests for these Alliance staff members to participate in future events, both online and in person.

Meet the PRINTING United Alliance Speakers Bureau 
Members of the PRINTING United Alliance Speakers Bureau are highly respected in the printing industry and speak to some of the most demanding topics, trends, and latest industry developments. Current Alliance speakers and respective subject areas are as follows, with more slated to join the lineup:

Government Affairs
Michael Makin – Executive Vice President, PRINTING United Alliance
Marci Kinter - Vice President, Government and Regulatory Affairs 
Lisbeth Lyons - Vice President, Government and Political Affairs 
Gary Jones - Director, Environmental, Health and Safety Affairs 
Adriane Harrison - Vice President, Human Relations Consulting
Andrew D. Paparozzi - Chief Economist 
Nathan Safran - Vice President, Research, NAPCO Media 
Lisa Cross - Principal Analyst, NAPCO Media
Joe Marin - Senior Vice President, Education and Training 
Jim Workman - Vice President, Technology and Research 
Ray Weiss - Director, Digital Print Programs
NAPCO Media Brands 
Denise M. Gustavson - Editorial Director and Special Projects Editor – Printing and Packaging; Editor-in-Chief, Wide-Format Impressions magazine 
Mark Michelson - Editor-in-Chief, Printing Impressions magazine 
Bob Neubauer - Editor-in-Chief, In-Plant Impressions magazine 
Cory Francer - Editor-in-Chief, Packaging Impressions magazine

NAPCO Media/Women in Leadership  
Jen DiPasquale - President and Co-Founder, Women in Retail Leadership Circle and Total Retail
“The launch of the PRINTING United Alliance Speakers Bureau is yet another program we are bringing to our valued members and partners, and industry at large,” says Ford Bowers, president and CEO, PRINTING United Alliance. “We are proud of our talented staff that dedicate themselves to championing their respective subject matter jurisdiction. We are hoping that, by building this Bureau and accompanying site, those looking to work with us to secure these talented individuals for their own engagements moving forward will find that process easier than ever.”
Request a Speaker 
To request a PRINTING United Alliance speaker for an online or in-person event, visit and fill out the Speaker Request Form at the bottom of the page. Please note that a standard fee applies for all speaking engagements. Consultative services for environmental, health and safety issues, and human resources, are also available upon request. Please reach out to for further information about these services.
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About PRINTING United Alliance
PRINTING United Alliance is the new entity borne of the merger between Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) and Printing Industries of America (PIA). In a milestone in the printing industry, SGIA and PIA officially combined in 2020 to create the largest, most comprehensive member-based printing and graphic arts association in the United States.
Members now have unparalleled access to preeminent education, training, workshops, events, research, government and legislative representation, safety, and environmental sustainability guidance, as well as resources from the leading media company in the industry – NAPCO Media.
PRINTING United Alliance produces the PRINTING United Expo and Conference, the most influential days in printing. The expansive display of technology and supplies, education, programming, and services are showcased to the industry at large, and represents all market segments in one easily accessed place. In 2020, PRINTING United introduced the PRINTING United Digital Experience. For more information, visit
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