Idealliance offers an expanded program of business management and technical resources that are segmented within six primary service areas:
Best Practices and Working Groups: Collaborative Working Groups come together to craft groundbreaking best practices that remove friction from the media supply chain and move our industry forward with speed and efficiency, while member-focused Peer Groups support decision-makers by building a network of trusted industry colleagues and expert instructors.
Certification and Training: IdeallianceG7 Expert Certification and Master Qualification Programs are the driving force for effectively meeting clients’ quality needs and the world’s most widely adopted print quality programs. Online certification programs such as Color Management Professional® and Mail Professional improve workflow efficiencies, open new markets, and heighten competitiveness. Its system certification programs shine a light on our industry’s most productive technologies.
Advocacy and Advancement: Idealliance serves as a strong industry advocate for government and postal reform, and an evangelist for global industry standards in color and processes that innovate and enhance the media supply chain.
Strategy and Consulting:Ideadvisor consultants support the advancement of sound business management practices and help leverage that knowledge to members’ best advantage. Certified G7 Expert consultants are leaders in the fields of color management and process and quality control for proofing and printing equipment, ensuring clients’ repeatable, predictable results.
Education and Events: Local, regional, and national networking and industry events, as well as in-person and online webinars and meetings educate and inform on the latest technical and management best practices, and provide leadership development programs. The Idealliance Experience Annual Conference, regional Metro Events, Postal Points webinars, PRIMEX, G7 Summit, and INKredibleConference help companies engage with the latest industry best practices and technologies.
Research and Resources: Printed and online publications provide actionable, frontline information and strategic management guidance; the eKG Competitive Edge™ Customer Profile helps companies see how they stack up against their primary competitors, while the Leading Indicators™ program benchmarks critical financial metrics in real time. The Annual State of the Industry Report offers an invaluable access into how some are achieving high profitability and growth, as presented by Idealliance Chief Economist, Andy Paparozzi.