Promote Your Certification

Put Your FIRST Certification to Work for You

FTA has a complete marketing tool kit to make sure you get the most out of your certification.

The following items will help you educate potential customers and existing clients about why it’s important to always select a FIRST certified professional for their flexographically printed products.

Certification Logos

FIRST logos

For use on your website, email signatures, blog, business cards and stationery. Post these to your social media profiles and announcements. Add them to articles, print ads, presentations, tradeshow graphics and in bios. Always include them at the forefront of proposals for projects (including a brief synopsis of what certification means, what is required to get the certification, and why it sets you apart from others).

Brief Synopsis: Use the following to describe your FIRST Certification

FIRST Press Operator (POC) Synopsis

FIRST Prepress Operator (PPC) Synopsis

FIRST Implementation Specialist (ISC) Synopsis

FIRST Company Certification Synopsis

Certification Package

Once you become FIRST certified, you’ll receive a congratulations letter, a Certificate of Excellence, and a certification patch. Display these with pride!

Press Release

Get the word out with a press release. See sample here

Sales Tools

FTA can provide you with a customized PowerPoint template that you can use explain your certification and the benefits your customers can expect as a result of your achievement. Contact Duane Woolbright


  • Seek or accept speaking engagements and use the stage to promote your FIRST Certified status
  • Volunteer a testimonial to FTA for use in its promotional material
  • Advertise your achievement in your company newsletter (both internal and external)

How FTA Will Promote You

  • Post your company and its FIRST certifications on the “See Who’s Certified” page of its website
  • Provide a FIRST Certified ribbon for your name badge at FTA conferences
  • Promote your certification in FLEXO Magazine
  • Promote your certification in advertisements, articles, conference programs, press releases, social media, etc.
  • Provide a FIRST Certified patch
  • Provide a Certificate of Excellence
  • Provide the applicable FIRST Certified logos
  • Provide any additional support and assistance you may require

Sharon Cox
FTA Director of Marketing
631-737-6020 ext. 46

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