National PCC Webinar - International Mail Delivery 101 for Mail & Parcels
Jul
11
1:00 PM13:00

National PCC Webinar - International Mail Delivery 101 for Mail & Parcels

Please join us as we discuss International Delivery for mail and parcels with Julie Aitken from IMEX Global Solutions and Gary Schneider, USPS International Consolidator Sales Executive.  Julie and Gary will cover business mail, publication mail, and will highlight ePacket service for your international packages from an Industry and Postal perspective.  This is a wonderful opportunity to gather information and ask questions as both are subject matter experts and have experience in all facets of International Mail - Billing, Customer Service, Operations, Pricing, and Sales. 

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USPS - Areas Inspiring Mail (AIM) Meeting
Jul
26
8:30 AM08:30

USPS - Areas Inspiring Mail (AIM) Meeting

Don't miss this great opportunity to attend a USPS AIM meeting right in your own backyard.  Please check back for more information and registration details. 

 

We are the whole; we are greater than the sum of our parts.

We are a collective, delivering local innovations to the national stage.

Together, we have the power to effect changes that are both vast and acute.

Let's bring our ideas and collaborate with fellow change-agents.

Together, we will architect the next big thing.

WELCOME TO AIM, WHERE BIG GETS ITS START.

Please click HERE below to visit the AIM website.

 

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Non-Profit Marketing Mail Webinar
Aug
15
11:00 AM11:00

Non-Profit Marketing Mail Webinar

Nonprofit mail is a cost-effective way for authorized nonprofit organizations to communicate with members, donors and supporters or potential members, donors and supporters. A postcard, letter, flat or even a dimensional mail piece can provide a central message that demonstrates the fundamental purpose of that organization to drive memberships, sponsorship, as well as donations.

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MDP Training
Oct
17
9:30 AM09:30

MDP Training

This classroom training course is targeted to anyone in the mailing industry who is involved in designing and preparing mail.  It will provide you with training on postal standards related to designing letter and flat-sized mail to facilitate processing on high speed automated equipment while maximizing cost effectiveness and reducing processing delays.

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Eagan NDC Plant Tour
Oct
24
12:00 PM12:00

Eagan NDC Plant Tour

You are going to tour one of the largest and most mechanized postal facilities in the Upper Midwest.  We are extremely proud of our plant, its performance, and its place in the United States Postal Service, and we appreciate your interest in how a Networks Distribution Center contributes to the effectiveness of the Postal Service.

Your tour will consist of a walk-through on the ground level which will give you a close look at the unloading of trailers, manual sortation, loading operations, APPS machines and a view of our control center.

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National Postal Forum
May
6
to May 9

National Postal Forum

Early registration for the 2018 NPF is now open.

Register now for the 2018 NPF!

Click here for the TCPCC Tips and Trick guide for the NPF

The National Postal Forum is the Nation’s premier mailing and shipping industry conference offering over 130 educational workshops, official USPS certification courses, special USPS leadership led sessions, the largest mailing and shipping industry exhibit hall and so much more!  Attending NPF is the ideal way to stay in sync with innovation, technology and trends that affect our rapidly progressing and changing industry. 

Registration for the upcoming 2018 Conference is now open and the 2018 educational program is under development. Information will be made available as it develops so bookmark this website and sign up for the NPF Mailing List to stay informed!

 

Special Discount for PCC Members 

Go to NPF.org where you can complete your registration by entering first and last name, Matthew Bartholomew. You will also want to enter the special discount code: NPF2018 to get a $100 discount off a full or 3-day NPF 2018 registration.

 

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NPF/PCC Networking Event - April 25, 2018
Apr
25
3:00 PM15:00

NPF/PCC Networking Event - April 25, 2018

Please join us for a Pre-NPF networking event! For those attending the National Postal Forum, we have compiled a special brochure that we will be handing out with tips, hints and schedules to enhance your conference experience. We will also have several NPF vets on hand to help answer any questions. Even if you aren't headed to NPF, come join us.

Whether you are new to the industry or a seasoned veteran,  please come and networking with fellow industry members!

Appetizers provided - Cash Bar

Your entire $5 registration will go to Second Harvest Heartland.  

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Certified Direct Mail Professional Training
Apr
18
to Apr 19

Certified Direct Mail Professional Training

The Twin Cities PCC, in partnership with the Postal Service’s National Center for Employee Development (NCED), is offering a two day training class providing mailers with the knowledge and confidence needed to tackle daily challenges and responsibilities associated with Direct Mail.

The curriculum was developed by a committee of USPS and mailing industry experts.  Last spring was the first time we offered the course here in the Twin Cities and we had 16 graduates!  The class was very interactive and got high marks from those who attended.

Topics covered include:

  • Mailing Lists
  • Mailpiece Creation
  • Response Rates
  • Omni-Channel Marketing
  • Technology
  • Environment

Online registration is now closed, please contact us at info@twincitiespcc.org to attend. 

 

 

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Self Mailers
Mar
21
10:30 AM10:30

Self Mailers

Online Registration for this event is now closed.  If you would like to attend, please contact us at info@twincitiespcc.org

 

This workshop is the 3rd installment of a three-part series focusing on Basic Design Elements. In this workshop attendees will learn about tabbing requirements and discuss height, weight, length, and thickness. This in-depth workshop that allows attendees to view sample mail pieces is a great reference tool. Please print this presentation and keep it as a reference guide.

$15 for the event, and $5 of each registration will go to Second Harvest Heartland

Onsite Parking and Lunch are provided

 

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Flats
Mar
14
10:30 AM10:30

Flats

This workshop is the 2nd installment of a 3 part series focusing on Basic Design Elements. It is critical to understand and meet the requirements for processing flats. This workshop will help you meet your mark so you are not subjected to parcel prices for flats, and so you meet the standards for automation prices. 

Topics covered include:

  • Physical Standards of Flats
  • Addressing Standards for Flats
  • Automation Flats

$15 for the event, and $5 of each registration will go to Second Harvest Heartland

Onsite Parking and Lunch are provided

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Letters and Postcards
Mar
7
10:30 AM10:30

Letters and Postcards

This workshop is 1 of a 3 part series focusing on Basic Design Elements. Make sure your mailpiece passes the test and learn the Basic Design Elements for Letters and Cards.

Topics covered include:

  • Determining Mailability
  • Processing Categories - Letters
  • Machinable/Automation - Letters
  • Barcode Readability Basics
  • Postcards

$15 for the event, and $5 of each registration will go to Second Harvest Heartland

Onsite Parking and Lunch are provided

 

Online registration for this event is now closed.  If you would still like to attend, please email us at info@twincities.pcc.org

Thank you!

 

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