Industry Events

 

2018
June
28-29
Basic/Intermediate Wrap Training

Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions brings its 2018 North American wrap training workshop series to Mach 1 Customs, a vehicle wrap studio in Mississauga, Ont. Sponsored by Mutoh, the class focuses on films for a wide variety of applications, including wall, window, floor and full vehicle wraps. Installers will learns hands-on techniques for both calendered and cast films.

July
18-19
Wrap Basics & Beyond

Roland DGA brings its Born to Wrap series of workshops, which are designed for vehicle wrap designers, installers and shop owners, to Consolidated Color in Elk Grove Village, Ill. With hands-on instruction by the team from Digital EFX Wraps, this extensive two-day workshop will provide a complete lowdown from printing and application to tools, techniques and tricks.

July
23-24
Advanced Wrap Training

Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions brings its 2018 North American wrap training workshop series to FleetFX Graphics in Edmonton. This class will focus on colour-change vehicle wraps, featuring a wide array of finishes and textures. Installers will learn cutting-edge techniques for improving quality and reducing their wrap installation times by 20 to 50 per cent.

September
13-14
Vehicle Wrap Certification Course

Orafol Americas’ vehicle wrap certification course, which is coming to Long Island, N.Y., is a comprehensive, two-day workshop designed to educate users about proper selection of vehicle wrapping films and application methods for particularly difficult areas, such as door handles, spoilers, air dams and bumpers. Attendees must pass an exam to obtain certification.

September
20-21
Advanced Wrap Training

Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions brings its 2018 North American wrap training workshop series to Wrap Haus, a luxury vehicle wrapping company in Calgary. This class will focus on colour-change vehicle wraps, featuring a wide array of finishes and textures. Installers will learn cutting-edge techniques for improving quality and reducing their wrap installation times by 20 to 50 per cent.

September
21-22
Sign Expo Canada

Sign Expo Canada, the Sign Association of Canada’s (SAC’s) national trade show, returns to the International Centre in Mississauga, Ont. In addition to showcasing the latest and greatest products and services available to the Canadian sign industry, the expo will feature a variety of competitions and social events, providing an opportunity for exhibitors and attendees to connect and network.

October
18-20
SGIA Expo

The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) Expo, North America’s largest printing trade show, returns to Las Vegas Nev., one last time before it is succeeded in 2019 with a new show, Print United. The Las Vegas Convention Center will be home to aisle after aisle of the latest technological innovations in everything from wide-format graphics to garment decorating to package printing.

November
29-30
The Sign Exchange

Following the merger of the United States Sign Council (USSC) and all of its assets into the USSC Foundation (USSCF), this new convention is set to replace the Sign World International show at Harrah’s Resort & Casino in Atlantic City, N.J. The Sign Exchange will be an exhibitor-owned show, where a percentage of profits will be returned to each exhibiting company, based on booth space.

2019
April
11-13
Graphics Canada

Canada’s largest and longest-running national trade show for the graphic arts and printing industries will return to Hall 5 in the International Centre in Mississauga, Ont. Sponsored by the Printing Equipment & Supply Dealers’ Association of Canada (PESDA), Graphics Canada offers the opportunity to compare equipment, products and services side-by-side and network with industry professionals.