Make the most of your time at the SGIA Expo by getting to know the people and ideas making a difference at special events that will round out your Expo experience.
Please note: An additional charge may be required for some activities.*
Wrap Team Challenge
Every day during show floor hours (Booth 4118)
Competition Fee: $150 per team
FREE to Observe
Three days of competition. Two-person teams. One championship team! Beginning on Thursday, October 18, teams race to wrap the side of a car in 20 minutes or less. The fastest teams with the fewest deductions advance to the next round (October 19). The finalists compete for the championship title — and cash prizes up to $2,000 per team) on Saturday, October 20.
Don’t want to compete? Stop by Booth 4118 and join the PDAA committee in the WrapQuest area. Test out substrates, get tips and tricks from those who know, or just sit back and watch the competition unfold.
Thursday, October 18, 12:00 – 1:30 pm
Keynote Speaker: Colby B. Jubenville, Ph.D.
Nourish body and mind at a luncheon just for the industrial printing and printed electronics community. Your menu includes Keynote Speaker: Colby B. Jubenville, Ph.D. who will also be a speaker at the upcoming 2019 Functional Printing, Process and Products (FP3) conference. This luncheon provides industrial applications and printed electronics printers a chance to network and discuss industry innovation. Limited to 100 people.
Brands Talking Sustainability Luncheon
Thursday, October 18, 12:00 – 2:00 pm
Join SGIA for the annual Brands Talking Sustainability luncheon. Our speakers won’t just tell you why your sustainability efforts matter to them, they'll talk about their goals and objectives for their sustainability efforts. Ask your own questions, network with peers and find new ways to engage with your customer base on sustainability-related issues.
Opening Night Party
Thursday, October 18, 7:00 – 10:00 pm
TAO Las Vegas
FREE with Expo Badge
Connect with old friends and new, bid a fond farewell to the SGIA Expo and usher in the PRINTING United Expo. Please join us for a party to celebrate a great show and look to the horizon!
Women In Print Breakfast
Friday, October 19, 7:30 – 9:00 am
Keynote Speaker: Kathy Korman Frey, Founder of Hot Mommas Project.
Join the Women in Print Alliance for a morning of connecting and education at the 2018 SGIA Expo. The Women In Print community continues to grow, and this breakfast gives attendees the opportunity to network and share with the women in our industry.
Event sponsored by Stahls'
Garment Decorators Luncheon
Friday October 19, 12:00 – 1:30 pm
Networking and fulfillment are on the menu at the Garment Decorators Luncheon. Designed by SGIA’s Garment Decorator Committee, your lunch will be topped off with a presentation from riCardo | crespo our emcee for THREADX 2019.
*Expo + Education Pass does not include Wide Format 101, Essential Small Business Strategies, Brands Talking Sustainability Luncheon, FP3 Luncheon, Women In Print Alliance Breakfast, Garment Decorators Luncheon or Wrap Team Challenge.