For Immediate Release
September 13, 2018
Contact: Kate Achelpohl, SGIA
Fairfax, Virginia — Printing professionals who want to attend the 2018 SGIA Expo at the lowest rates have one week remaining to take advantage of early-bird discounts on passes to the show floor, Expo + Education passes and pre-show workshops. The 2018 SGIA Expo is bringing more than 550 exhibitors and over 25,000 registrants to Las Vegas to explore the latest innovations in printing.
After September 19, prices will increase, but Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) members will avoid certain registration fees and will receive a discounted price on specific pre-show workshops. General admission and Expo + Education Passes remain free for members, and prices for the two pre-show workshops, “Wide-Format 101” and “Essential Small Business Strategies,” will increase from $49 to $65. Registrants can join SGIA during the registration process.
Nonmembers who register by September 19 will also receive a show pass for free, and their Expo + Education pass for the discounted rate of $99. Additionally, those registrants can secure spots in SGIA’s pre-show workshops at the early bird rate of $65. After that date, the price for entry the Expo hall will be $35; the + Education Pass will increase to $115, and tickets to the pre-show workshops will be $80 each.
Select Expo events will be unaffected by the price increase. Tickets to special networking events — the Brands Talking Sustainability Luncheon, FP3 Luncheon, Women in Print Alliance Breakfast and Garment Decorators Luncheon — will remain at $30 for both members and nonmembers. Entry into the Wrap Team Challenge will stay priced at $150 per two-person team. Event tickets are available during registration.
Please note: The Expo + Education Pass does not include Wide-Format 101, Essential Small Business Strategies, the Brands Talking Sustainability Luncheon, FP3 Luncheon, Women in Print Alliance Breakfast, Garment Decorators Luncheon or Wrap Team Challenge.
SGIA — Supporting the Leaders of the Digital & Screen Printing Community
The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) owns and produces the 2018 SGIA Expo, the printing industry’s most exciting and comprehensive trade show, which will bring more than 550 exhibitors and over 25,000 registrants to Las Vegas October 18–20. Technology is expanding what you can do — and the SGIA Expo is here to help you make the most of it!
SGIA is the trade association of choice for professionals in the industrial, graphic, garment, textile, electronics, packaging and commercial printing communities looking to grow their business into new market segments through the incorporation of the latest printing technologies. SGIA membership comprises these diverse segments, all of which are moving rapidly towards digital adoption. As long-time champions of digital technologies and techniques, SGIA is the community of peers you are looking for to help navigate the challenges of this process. “Whatever the medium, whatever the message, print is indispensable. Join the community — SGIA."