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Florida Graphic Supply Announces 2011 Open House Dates

Event features vendor exhibits, demonstrations, workshops, and training.

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Florida Graphic Supply (FGS) will host a two-day open house Friday, October 7 to Saturday, October 8. The event will mark the company’s 20-year anniversary and include two full days of vendor exhibits, demonstrations, workshops, and training. General admission is free, but seats typically sell out early.

The open house is designed to offer bargain pricing; to introduce new employees, graphic designers, and print operators who are eager to learn and improve their sign making skills; and to allow students to choose from several instructional seminars being offered, such as vehicle wrap, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, and FlexiSign training.

New to the event: Wrap Experts will be conducting two full days of intense, hands-on wrap training including design and layout, print production, and installation. This vehicle wrap training program is recognized by 3M as preparatory training for the vehicle wrap portion of the 3M Preferred Graphics Installer Test.

Also new this year, FGS will Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator software training by American Graphics Institute (AGI). These classes will be held in their newly renovated "state-of-the-art" demo and training facility. From basic to advanced, participants can learn how to fully utilize tool bars and menus, work with both raster and vector images, assign captivating colors, and correct artwork to satisfy today’s most demanding clientele.

Sign-making software professional Mark Rugen will once again be providing both beginner and advanced Flexi instructional seminars.

Other open house highlights include free technical clinics on Roland RIP software, a boat wrap demo, food, beverages, door prizes, and more than 15 leading manufacturers.

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