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SGIA Color Management Boot Camp - Crawfordsville, IN 9/17-19

Hosted by Crawford Industries

SGIA Color Management Boot Camp - Crawfordsville, IN 9/17-19

September 17-19, 2019

Join Color Management Group and GMG with Mike Ruff Consulting at Crawford Industries for this amazing learning experience! Learn from the pros how to implement best color management practices. This 2-1/2 day color management "Boot Camp" will prepare you for all of your color battles. You'll learn how to linearize, profile, optimize and verify color on all of your output devices using leading edge RIP technology, all while we're preparing you to take the SGIA Digital Color Professional Certification Program exam (fee included).

SGIA recently introduced a new printing industry color certification, called SGIA Digital Color Professional. CMG is partnering with Mike Ruff Consulting to host this workshop sponsored by GMG to teach the best methods for color managing printing devices, and preparing attendees for qualification and/or certification in SGIA's program. Each attendee will receive a link to take the SGIA Digital Color Professional Exam, within 2 weeks of the class. Learn from the industry leaders how to maximize your investment, get color right the first time, and stop wasting time and money. There will be limited seats available, so Register NOW!

The SGIA Digital Color Professional Certified Instructor for this event is Mike Ruff of Mike Ruff Consulting. Mike offers 49 years of printing and color experience and is a long-time G7 Expert – as well as being certified on many other color management, RIP and workflow related products. Meet your SGIA Lead Certified Instructor: Mike Ruff. 



Who Should Attend:

  • Color and color management staff
  • Digital print and production professionals
  • Digital printer, press and machine operators
  • Prepress, production art, pre-media and design personnel
  • Company owners, customer service and sales representatives


Hosted by Crawford Industries: 1414 Crawford Dr. Crawfordsville, IN 47933


What You'll Learn:

  • Color management theory and universal concepts
  • North American print standards and specifications
  • How to choose a target to match
  • The process for matching (or not matching) your target
  • Requirements for establishing an accurate soft-proof on monitors
  • How to prepare art files properly
  • How to control both process and spot color using color management in RIP
  • Best practices and hands-on instruction for linearizing devices 
  • Hands-on media profiling with RIP software
  • Proven methods for creating ICC profiles (especially for ink savings)
  • Software for viewing ICC profile gamuts and quality control
  • Options for how you can verify that your color is accurate
  • Measuring spot colors, managing spot colors and spot color replacement


You can view the agenda for the event here: AGENDA


What's Included:

  • Continental breakfast each morning
  • Lunch provided first and second day
  • A coupon code to use for future purchases
  • A link to take the online exam afterward
  • Submission fee for sending the control print (after passing exam)
  • Knowledge that will last a lifetime



Please make sure to provide all of the attendee's contact information when checking out.

Minimum class size requirements must be met 1 week prior to workshop start date. There is a 10 attendee minimum in order to hold this workshop. Please DO NOT make your travel plans until class size is confirmed, you will be notified via email. You will receive a full refund if minimum class size is not met and the class is cancelled. No refunds for cancellations within 1 week of scheduled class start date.

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