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Upcoming Webinars

Register now for the upcoming on-demand educational webinars covering topics relating to leadership, business, and marketing, as well as the variety of processes you use – laser engraving, sublimation, sand carving, UV printing, and more! For a limited time we are giving you and your team members FREE access to these webinars.


Six Questions to Ask Before Adding Signage

Thursday, May 21, 1 pm CT
Presented by Josh Robertson, JDS Sign Supply

Economic challenges are opening doors to new business opportunities. If you’re thinking about diversifying your business by adding signage, this webinar will help you understand the opportunities and what it will take to get started. You’ll learn:

  • What products and services are considered part of the “Sign” industry
  • What equipment you’ll need to buy and what do you already have that you can use
  • What’s required to install sign graphics

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About the Speaker

Josh Robertson is the Market Development Manager for JDS Sign Supply. In his role, Josh identifies customer needs within the sign industry and works with manufacturers to bring those products to market. Josh is often in contact with members of the sign industry across the country, looking for new products, tools and trends. He also plays an instrumental role training the dedicated team of sign supply customer service representatives at JDS who are often the first point of contact with businesses call, asking for help.



The Dos and Dont's of Logos, Art, Copyrights and Trademarks

Wednesday, May 27, 1pm CT
Presented by Michael B. Stewart, Esq.

A member of your local Rotary International Club comes in and wants plaques.

  •  Are you allowed engrave their logo? 
  • What about that perfect clip art that you found on the web? 
  • Can they really sue you for one mug engraved with the state university's logo? 
  • Can you get in trouble creating a bunch of t-shirts including a famous trademark for use at a family reunion? 
  • And what about the designs you create -- who owns the rights to your creations, and how can you keep others from copying your designs? 

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Join attorney Michael Stewart for this informative webinar focusing on trademark and copyright issues.






Tips, Tricks, and Techniques to get the Most from Your Laser Investment

Thursday, June 4, 1 pm CT
Presented by Craig Nelson, Epilog Laser

Are you looking for the best way to use your laser system? Or are you thinking about adding laser technology to your business? This session is a great way to see how you can use features of your laser system to take your business to the next level.

We’ll walk through some of the processes and features of the laser that you could be using to save yourself time and to increase your profits. We’ll also discuss finding new lines of business through niche markets, choosing the right laser system and much more. Be sure to bring your questions for the Q+A portion of this presentation!

This webinar will cover the following topics and more:

  • Engraving and Cutting Tips
  • Making Customization Manageable (and Profitable!)
  • Discovering New Market Opportunities
  • What's the Ideal Laser Size and Wattage

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About the Speaker

Craig Nelson has over 25 years of experience in the laser industry. As a past distributor for Epilog Laser, Craig has extensive experience in nearly every aspect of the industry, including sales, business development, marketing, and service. Now part of Epilog’s corporate sales staff, Craig is a valuable member of the Epilog team who, among other things, is well-versed in presenting educational seminars that bring additional value and insights to customers and users.



Navigating the “New Normal” – Returning to Work in the Age of Pandemic

Thursday, June 11, 1 pm CT
Presented by Sharon DeLay, GO-HR

We’ll take a look at the most recent CDC guidance combined with realistic expectations of implementing them in the workplace. We’ll talk about working from both the employer’s and the employee’s perspective and share some best practices and “better do” practices to protect your employees and your company. Participants are invited to send their own best practices (include your company name so we can give you a shout out) and any questions to prior to the webinar to ensure you walk away with ideas and answers to continue navigating this new way of doing business.

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About the Speaker

Sharon DeLay is a certified HR professional with almost two decades of experience working with small businesses and family-owned businesses to provide full-service, full-cycle, outsourced HR solutions. We focus on HR strategy & compliance, recruiting & on-boarding, non-traditional benefits consulting, training & development, and corporate outplacement & individual career transition. In addition to holding the two HR industry professional certifications, Sharon also has an Accident & Health license, and is a certified career coach. She speaks publicly to chambers, annual meetings, and HR professionals and business owners on a variety of HR- and business-related topics, making the challenges of HR accessible to anyone.


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