News

December 02, 2016
BIZLock® Cybercrime Protection, Insurance and Incident Response On-Demand™ Now Available Online at Affordable Rates for Small Graphic Communications Companies
December 01, 2016
XCMYK is a four-color printing method, a dataset, and an ICC Profile. Alexandria, Va. (Dec. 1, 2016) - Idealliance, the industry association representing all facets of the global media supply chain, has released a new dataset and profiles supporting XCMYK four-color expanded gamut printing. After 26 international test runs over 15 months, Idealliance has released the XCMYK profile and announced XCMYK, a new colorspace representing XCMYK expanded gamut printing that can be achieved on offset and digital devices.
November 29, 2016
Marketing Experts Launch Integrated Media Research Center
November 17, 2016
Alexandria, Va. (Nov. 17, 2016) - Marketing experts from across the omnichannel spectrum will provide insights from their unique perspectives during rapid-fire “INKsight Bursts” at Idealliance’s interactive INKredible conference on Dec. 6 at The Princeton Club, New York, N.Y. Idealliance is the graphic communications industry association representing all facets of the global omnichannel media value chain.
November 14, 2016
Idealliance Advisory Group is retained to find a company with digital printing opportunities for acquisition through a Royalty Agreement.
November 10, 2016
As a new partner in the Idealliance Member Advantage Program, BCC Software will invest in continued education for new software licensees.
November 02, 2016
Alexandria, Va. (Nov. 2, 2016) - Idealliance and Printing Industries Alliance played host to more than 350 attendees at the annual Franklin Luminaire Awards at The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers, New York, N.Y., on Oct. 19. The gala event featured presentation of the 2016 Luminaire Awards, the 2016 Zenger Community Service Medal, and the inaugural Innovation Excellence Awards. A highlight of the evening was presentation of the 2016 Franklin Award for Distinguished Service to noted journalist, author, and 60 Minutes correspondent Armen Keteyian.
October 26, 2016
Leo Burnett Vice President Joins Executives of Hearst Magazines, St. Joseph Communications, Jumpshot, and Diadeis Group as Major Speakers.
October 18, 2016
Julian Greer, Richelle Kelly, and Brannan Meyers join Idealliance in key roles with its member services, working groups, events, and regional chapters. Alexandria, Va. (Oct. 18, 2016) - Idealliance, a communications industry association representing all facets of the global omnichannel media value chain, is pleased to announce that three new hires have joined its staff in key member services, programs, and outreach roles:
October 10, 2016
Idealliance advisory group assists LabelPrint in finding buyer to support the company’s successful growth strategies.
October 05, 2016
Industry veteran with international experience and strong technical knowledge will serve as member resource and spearhead expansion in global markets. Alexandria, Va. (Oct. 5, 2016) - Idealliance, a communications industry association representing all facets of the global omnichannel media value chain, is pleased to announce that Timothy Baechle has joined its staff as Director of Global Print Media Markets & Technologies.
September 29, 2016
Alexandria, Va. (September 29, 2016) - Noting that commercial printing sales posted the weakest growth in three years in the first half of 2016—just 0.3%—and that little significant economic or industry change appears to be on the horizon, Idealliance’s new State of the Industry Report, 14th Edition, projects commercial printing segment sales to rise just 1.0%-1.5% this year and up 1.5%-3.0% next year.
September 20, 2016
Alexandria, Va. (Sept. 21, 2016) - From sales growth to business transition, mailpiece design to economic outlook, Idealliance experts will provide industry-specific, real-world information in seminars being conducted at GRAPH EXPO 2016, Sept 25-28 at the Orange County Convention Center-North, Orlando, Fla. Learn why your sales aren’t growing, what constitutes a U.S.
September 19, 2016
Alexandria, Va. (September 19, 2016) - Two leading industry advisors from the staff of Idealliance, a communications industry association representing all facets of the global omnichannel media value chain, will offer free one-on-one 30-minute consultations with visitors to the association’s booth (#1009) at GRAPH EXPO 2016, Sept. 25-28, at the Orange County Convention Center-North, Orlando, Fla.
September 02, 2016
Half-Day Program at Orange County Convention Center on Sept. 26th Presents Leading Industry G7 Speakers on Topics of Interest to Experts and Novices Alike Alexandria, Va. (September 1, 2016) - Idealliance will host a free G7 Summit at GRAPH EXPO 2016 on Sept. 26 from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Room N320BC of the Orange County Convention Center-North in Orlando, Fla. The program will feature a roster of leading industry technology and process experts on the latest developments in G7 standards and proven production best practices.
August 24, 2016
Idealliance Extends Soderstrom Awards Dinner Early Bird Pricing Through September 1 Table Sponsorships and Individual Tickets Still Available at Reduced Rates for Sept. 24th Gala in Orlando, Fla., on the Eve of GRAPH EXPO 2016
August 04, 2016
Join Chris Dunn, Jerry Faust, Steve Zenger, and Armen Keteyian as Honorees at Annual Franklin Luminaire Awards in New York City on Oct. 19. Alexandria, Va. (August 4, 2016) - Idealliance and Printing Industries Alliance have announced that Dianne Kennedy, Paul Nowak, and Canon Solutions America will be honored with the inaugural 2016 Innovation Excellence Awards, and that Mark Darlow has been selected as recipient of the 2016 Zenger Community Service Medal.
July 18, 2016
Induction Ceremony slated for Sept. 24th during Soderstrom Awards Dinner at the Ritz Carlton in Orlando, Fla., on the eve of GRAPH EXPO 16.
July 11, 2016
Association Releases Results of USPS-Industry Partnership Assessment
July 07, 2016
To be Honored at Annual Soderstrom Awards Dinner on September 24; Class of 2016 Soderstrom Society Inductees to be Named Shortly
July 06, 2016
The Print Quality Exchange Specification Moves toward Finalization.    
July 05, 2016
Association to Serve Full Spectrum of Industry as Idealliance The NEW Idealliance will address both management and technology concerns across the entire visual communications supply chain. Alexandria, Va. (July 1, 2016) - With the merger of industry associations Idealliance and Epicomm effective today, the combined staff of the new Idealliance is now addressing both the management and technology needs of industry companies across the entire visual communications supply chain.
May 10, 2016
[Alexandria, Virginia] Idealliance® and Printing Industries Alliance have announced three 2016 Luminaire Awards honorees, recognizing outstanding professionals in advertising, publishing, printing, and integrated media. A Franklin Award for Distinguished Service, the Zenger Community Service Medal and Innovation Excellence Award will also be presented during the Franklin Luminaire Awards event, honoring the Best in Communications, October 19, 2016 at The Lighthouse at Chelsea Piers, New York, NY. Franklin Luminaire Website
April 27, 2016
Collaborating on extended program and service offerings for their combined membership after merger is completed on July 1.
April 11, 2016
The Idealliance and PIAlliance Innovation Excellence Award and John Peter Zenger Medal will be presented at the Franklin Luminaire Awards event on October 19, 2016 at The Lighthouse, Chelsea Piers, New York City, before an expected audience of more than 400 media professionals.
March 22, 2016
INSTRUMENT FLIGHT® Color Control Technology from System Brunner adds ability to monitor and control G7 gray balance and tonality on press.
February 18, 2016
Overwhelming support of the combination by members of both Associations sets the stage for the merger’s completion by July 1.