18-19 July in Stuttgart, Germany · Color Management and Standardization in Gravure Printing with demonstrations and practical exercises · Register now

Color Day by GMG Academy

In this workshop, participants will explore an comprehensive overview of color management and standardization within the realm of gravure printing. Led by experts from GMG, renowned for their proficiency in color management and proofing and the gravure department of the Stuttgart Media University, the workshop will equip attendees with essential knowledge and practical skills to get print quality and color right first time on press.

Participants will learn to match digital color targets on press accurately. They will also delve into best practices for measurement techniques, enabling them to execute precise evaluations and maintain consistency throughout the printing process.

The workshop will provide hands-on experience in print file preparation, proofing and printing, empowering participants to optimize outcomes and minimize errors. Practical exercises will focus on press profiling and thorough print evaluation. Furthermore, participants will have the opportunity to explore advanced printing techniques such as Expanded Color Gamut (ECG) printing, unlocking new possibilities for creativity and efficiency in gravure printing.

This workshop is designed for technical staff involved in gravure printing across the production chain, offering valuable insights for improving color management practices. Additionally, managers seeking a comprehensive understanding of the future trends in gravure printing are encouraged to participate and gain strategic insights into optimizing printing processes for enhanced efficiency and quality.

General Information

Hochschule der Medien Stuttgart
Nobelstr. 10
70569 Stuttgart
Tel: +49-711-8923-2811

Color Day: 1.5 days


Participation Fees

ERA Members: € 800,– (+VAT)
Non-Members: € 1.200,– (+VAT)

Seminar participation fees are per person. Fees include seminar participation, seminar documentation, hotel accommo­dation for 1 night, day catering, 1 dinner, 1 lunch and public transport tickets to the university.

Combo offer: Basic Seminar & Color Day

ERA Members: € 2.595,– (+VAT)
Non-Members: € 3.895,– (+VAT)

Seminar participation fees are per person. Fees include seminar participation, seminar documentation, hotel accommo­dation for 4 nights, day catering, 3 dinners, 4 lunches and public transport tickets to the university.


Thursday, 18 July 2024

16:00 › Start of Color Day


  1. How to match your color targets on press first time
  2. Foundations of color management and standardization
  3. Measurement best practices
  4. Print file preparation and proofing
  5. Practical exercises for press profiling and print evaluation
  6. Multicolor / ECG printing

Friday, 19 July 2024

16:00 › End of Color Day


Closing date for registrations is 19 June 2024. The number of participants is limited to 10 only. Participation places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.


Cancellations must be submitted in writing by 19 June 2024. In case of absence or late cancellation, the complete participation fee is to be paid. After this date, the registration fee is transferable but not refundable. In case of cancellation, regardless of the timing, the participant will be billed the accommodation costs that would be charged by the hotel if the room cannot be rebooked. ERA reserves the right to cancel, defer or modify the event proceedings without prior notice.

Online Registration
Basic Gravure Seminar & Color Day