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SGIA

Specialty Graphic Imaging Association

Education

Explore Industry Expertise at the Expo

SGIA's Expo is one of the best ways the community can explore the industry's expertise with ease. Offering several options for education, the Expo allows attendees a simple and affordable way to capitalize on the show. Choose from: 

  • Expo + Education Pass for 40+ sessions with industry experts (Members: Free/Nonmembers: $150)
  • Demonstrations in the Garment Zone by the people who do it the most (Members: Free/Nonmembers: Free)
  • SGIA's Printed Electronics Symposium or Industrial Printing Symposium (Members: $425/Nonmembers: $475)
  • 10-Hour OSHA Training Workshop (Members: $99/Nonmembers: $132)
  • Wide-Format 101: Four Steps to Profitability (Members: $65/Nonmembers: $80)
  • Garment Decorators Conference (Members: $199/Nonmembers: $299)
  • SGIA Academic Conference (SGIA Educator Members & Students, by invitation only)
  • PDAA: Wrap Like a Pro Sold Out!

And don't discount the incredible networking opportunities — you'll be at the Expo with some mix of more than 18,000 of your industry peers — making it easy to discuss your new-found imaging acumen with colleagues and potential clients. And, then you can seek out exhibitors on the show floor!

NEW: Expo + Education Pass

SGIA's Expo Sessions  Wednesday and Thursday, September 1415

Members: Free/Nonmembers: $150

SGIA's professional-level educational sessions offer the perfect mix of topics to meet the needs of your business. Customize your education line-up or choose from one of SGIA's educational tracks tailored for your imaging community.

Expo + Education Pass does not include Symposium/Conference presentations, PDAA workshops, Wide-Format 101 or OSHA training program.

Garment Zone

Wednesday–Friday, September 14–16 (Booth #4617)
Members: Free /Nonmembers: Free
Our sales-free Zone is the perfect place to ask questions, see new equipment and even attempt new applications. See demonstrations on the latest technologies shaping Garment decoration and manufacturing including screen printing, direct to garment inkjet, dye-sublimation, cut-n-sew, high-speed digital, and much more!

SGIA's Printed Electronics Symposium or Industrial Printing Symposium 

Tuesday–Wednesday, September 13–14
Members: $425/Nonmembers: $475

These day-and-a-half Symposiums will provide an unprecedented view into the technologies used for printed electronics and industrial imaging, processes and opportunities that are profoundly changing these technical sectors of print, markets and application opportunities, production strategies and more.  

10-Hour OSHA Training Workshop 

Tuesday–Wednesday, September 13–14
Members: $99/Nonmembers: $132

All employers have the responsibility to know and implement applicable OSHA rules. With the recent changes to some of the top OSHA regulations, employers need to be sure they understand the new requirements and how they apply to their operations. Achieving compliance will keep you and your employees’ safe, and save your company money. This OSHA 10-Hour training workshop is designed to explain the applicable OSHA regulations, discuss how to incorporate OSHA programs and provide clear compliance strategies. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive an OSHA student course completion card.

Wide-Format 101: Four Steps to Profitability 

Tuesday, September 13 
Members: $65/Nonmembers: $80

Join us the day before the Expo for SGIA's half-day, four-part workshop is designed to help you understand today's expanding wide-format inkjet opportunities, and gain valuable knowledge and strategies to help you make the best decisions for your business. This course’s four parts are: Introduction to Wide-Format, Understanding Color Management, Mastering Finishing Technologies, Pricing & Selling Wide-Format.

Garment Decorators Conference

Tuesday, September 13 
Members: $199/Nonmembers $299

This brand-new, day-before-the-Expo event for garment decorators will deliver presentations by industry experts and will include a networking event afterwards. Attendees will leave with significant knowledge of the opportunities for apparel imaging, and a thorough understanding of print processes, techniques, applications and market opportunities.

Printed Electronics Roundtable 

Wednesday, September 14 
Members: $65/Nonmembers $80

This half-day session will deliver presentations by industry experts and will include a networking event afterwards. Attendees will leave with a summary of markets and opportunities for printed electronics, an understanding of print processes and key indicators for capabilities, and the ability to recognize where business strategies and supply chain will integrate with this exciting new field of printing.

SGIA Academic Conference (SGIA Educator Members & Students, by invitation only)

The 2016 SGIA Academic Conference has been created specifically to help graphic communications educators advance their programs and connect with the industry. SGIA Educator Members are invited to attend this exclusive event on Friday, September 16. We’ll hit the hot spots on the trade show floor to get a first-hand look at the variety of technology options, materials and end products produced. Bring your questions as we trek through each industry sector!

PDAA: Wrap Like a Pro  Sold Out!

Tuesday–Friday, September 13–16

If you're just starting in the vehicle wrap game the SGIA Expo's day-long training opportunity is designed to take your skills to the next level. The day-long programs run each day of the Expo.

Don't miss the 2016 SGIA Expo, September 14–16 in Las Vegas!

*Expo + Education Pass does not include Symposium/Conference presentations, PDAA workshops, Wide-Format 101 or OSHA training program.