Educator and Student Benefits

In an increasingly competitive global economy, training and education is critical to the long-term viability of the specialty imaging industry. PRINTING United Alliance has long recognized the important role educational institutions and their students play in providing a skilled workforce to the trade and is committed to providing the educator and student resources necessary in order to ensure the future success of this industry.

ACCESS

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Student Member

PRINTING United Journal Print Edition

Receive quarterly issues of the PRINTING United Journal, the leading technical journal in printing designed to speak to all industry segments with technical and business-oriented articles from industry experts, providing printers with key takeaways in their respective markets or prospective areas of interest.

Non-Member
Educational Institution Member
1 copy per issue
Student Member
$59 annually

Use of Logo

Access and use of PRINTING United Alliance’s logo library for promotional purposes.

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Educational Institution Member
Student Member

Full Website Access

Members have access to all the resources, research, content and directories on the printing.org website.

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Educational Institution Member
Student Member

PRINTING United Journal Digital Edition

Gain access to digital issues of the PRINTING United Journal through printing.org.

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Educational Institution Member
Student Member

PRINTING United Alliance Listservs

Led by the Alliance’s leading industry experts, gain access to Listservs on topics such as Human Resources Management, OSHA and EHS Guidance and Legislative Awareness.

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Educational Institution Member
Student Member

Premier Partner Programs

Members get specialty discounts on equipment, materials, computers, and so much more through the Alliance’s Premier Partner Program. Make sure that you are taking advantage of all the savings that come with Membership by exploring these discounts.

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Educational Institution Member
Student Member

CERTIFICATIONS

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Educational Institution Member
Student Member

PDAA Architectural Certification

Get your skills recognized by getting yourself or members of your team certified by the PDAA (Professional Decal Applicators Alliance) in architectural installation applications.

Non-Member
$700
Educational Institution Member
$600
Student Member
$600

PDAA Certification Renewal Fee

Make sure that your badges stay current and show that you have been formally tested by the Alliance and your skills are proven. Fee is applied to each certification badge carried.

Non-Member
$99
Educational Institution Member
Student Member
$99

PDAA Vehicle and Fleet Wraps Certification

Add an extra installation badge to your signature through the PDAA Certification in Commercial and Fleet applications.

Non-Member
$900
Educational Institution Member
$700
Student Member
$700

RESEARCH

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Student Member

Research Full Reports

PRINTING United Alliance Research, led by Chief Economist, Andy Paparozzi, gives readers in-depth insight into industry market trends with detailed information on a wide variety of areas including equipment use, purchases, market and product areas, financial performance and outlook, competitive strategies and more.

Non-Member
$399
Educational Institution Member
Student Member
$99

Research Executive Summary

Gain an overview of industry-leading quarterly research reports through this condensed summary.

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Educational Institution Member
Student Member

EVENTS AND EDUCATION

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Educational Institution Member
Student Member

PRINTING United Virtual Events

Top notch educational content does not mean you have to travel far. The Alliance’s virtual events deliver quality programming straight to your desktop.

Non-Member
No Discount on Registration
Educational Institution Member
25% Discount on Registration
Student Member
25% Discount on Registration

PRINTING United Conferences and Events

Take advantage of face-to-face networking and the best educational programming in the industry by attending the Alliance’s world class events and conferences throughout the year.

Non-Member
No Discount on Registration
Educational Institution Member
25% Discount on Registration
Student Member
25% Discount on Registration

PRINTING United Expo Pass

Attendees can get discounts by registering early for the Expo, but Members get complimentary all-access, education and show floor passes as a part of their membership benefits.

Non-Member
$35
Educational Institution Member
Free
Student Member
Free

Webinars

For members who do not have the time for a full virtual event but want to catch up on all the latest information – take advantage of our “Ask-The-Experts" webinar series and the full archive of previous sessions with topics that range from legislation that affects the printing industry to human resources guidance for printers.

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Educational Institution Member
Student Member

PRINTING United Education Pass

Attendees can get discounts by registering early for the Expo, but Members get complimentary all-access, education and show floor passes as a part of their membership benefits.

Non-Member
$99
Educational Institution Member
Free
Student Member
Free

AWARDS AND ACCOLADES

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Educational Institution Member
Student Member

Premier PRINT Awards (Students)

Printer’s world-wide compete for the most coveted recognition in the industry through the Premier PRINT Award program, where top quality work gets recognized for excellence. Student Members are recognized by judges from the Alliance’s Academy in the Tom Frescka Premier PRINT Student Printing Award.

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Educational Institution Member
Student Member

PRINTING United Alliance Scholarship Program

Exclusively for Alliance Student Members the PRINTING United Alliance Scholarship is awarded to 25 student members each academic year, providing educational tuition assistance for students focusing on graphic communications.

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Educational Institution Member
Student Member

PRICING

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Student Member

Student & Educator Benefits Pricing

Educational Institution Members and the Students enrolled at Educational Institution Membership Schools receive all the benefits and discounts outlined above for the following annual dues amount. Dues are scheduled on an anniversary basis based on join date and are the responsibility of the primary contact of the Educational Institution Member.

Non-Member
Educational Institution Member
$50
Student Member
Free
If you have questions on how your educational institution can benefit from PRINTING United Alliance membership, please contact or call us at 703.385.1335.

Associations and unions are not eligible for PRINTING United Alliance membership or subscription.

PRINTING United Alliance has membership partnerships with national associations in Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. These partnerships allow you to benefit from not only a strong national organization, but also to enjoy the benefits of PRINTING United Alliance.

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