Industry Events

Special Event February
Inkjet Printing Conference

The Information Management Institute (IMI) presents the annual Inkjet Printing Conference, now in its 26th year, at the Florida Hotel & Conference Center in Orlando, Fla.. With a combination of presentations from industry leaders, displays by leading inkjet companies, a suppliers forum and networking events, the 2017 conference will focus on profit opportunities fostered by advances in technology and rapidly expanding markets.


The Federation of European Screen Printers Associations’ (FESPA’s) 2017 exhibition, to be held at Thailand’s Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC), is set to be the Southeast Asian region’s largest and most comprehensive event of the year for digital wide-format printing, screenprinting and textile printing, featuring more than 100 exhibiting companies, including international technology and consumables brands. Visitors can register online for free admission to the show and its seminar sessions.

Graphics Canada

Graphics Canada, the country’s largest, longest-running showcase for the graphic communications and printing industries, returns to the International Centre in Mississauga, Ont., sponsored by the Printing Equipment & Supply Dealers’ Association of Canada (PESDA). Network with industry professionals, discover the latest trends, compare live equipment running side-by-side and learn where the opportunities are.

International Sign Expo

The International Sign Association’s (ISA’s) annual International Sign Expo, the largest gathering of sign and graphics professionals, returns in 2017 to the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nev. Join some 20,000 of your industry colleagues and explore the nearly 600 suppliers who come together for this event, where you can find everything you need to be successful in the sign and graphics industry, including wide-format printing, digital signage, substrates, light-emitting diodes (LEDs), vehicle wrapping and more.

InPrint USA

Mack Brooks Exhibitions brings its Industrial Print Show (InPrint) to North America for the first time, showcasing equipment, tools and services for printing on metal, plastics, foils, textiles, glass, ceramics and wood, among other substrates. The show, to be hosted in Orlando, Fla., will offer free educational presentations, networking receptions and access to the Global Industrial Inkjet Conference and the International Converting Exhibition (ICE).

FESPA Global Expo

The Federation of European Screen Printers Associations’ (FESPA’s) 2017 Global Expo will take place over five days in Hamburg, Germany, covering 10 halls at the Messe Hamburg exhibition centre. In addition to digital printing and screenprinting, the expo will encompass the European Sign Expo, FESPA Textile and Printeriors. Typically, FESPA’s Global Expo attracts more than 20,000 visitors from more than 100 countries, making it a truly international event.

Grafik’Art Montreal

The ninth edition of Grafik’Art will take place across more than 85,000 square feet at Place Bonaventure in Montreal, with a focus on printing, signs and displays, along with special zones dedicated to sublimation, packaging, garments and promotional products. Designed for all professionals in the graphic printing chain, the show will offer conferences, demonstrations, workshops and all of the very latest innovations.

Special Event June
ICX Summit

The 2017 Interactive Customer Experience (ICX) Summit will be held in partnership with the ICX Association (ICXA) at the Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas, located between Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas. The event’s focus will span such technologies as digital signage, self-service kiosks, interactive mirrors, transparent displays, omni-channel communications, mobile payments and many emerging applications.

InfoComm Show

InfoComm International, a trade association representing the North American commercial audiovisual (AV) and information communications (IC) industry, will rotate its annual exposition and conference back to the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., for 2017. This trade show will feature the latest digital signage networking, content creation, display and projection systems, among other technologies.


The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) brings big imaging to the bayou with its 2017 expo in New Orleans, La. Tens of thousands of the industry’s most qualified signmaking, digital imaging, commercial printing and garment decoration professionals are expected to attend, with the opportunity to explore innovative products, technologies, software, supplies, equipment, methodologies and applications.

Sign Expo Canada

The Sign Association of Canada’s (SAC’s) premier event, Sign Expo Canada, is a national trade show that brings delegates together for education, networking connections and to see what the Canadian sign industry has to offer. It also features a variety of competitions for sign design, creativity, wraps and more. This year’s event returns to the International Centre in Mississauga, Ont.