Industry Events

2017
Sepember
5-6
Born to Wrap Workshop

Roland DGA presents a two-day ‘basics and beyond’ class, providing a general overview for beginner to intermediate wrappers. The workshop will be led by professionals from Digital EFX Wraps—who are well-known for both their installation expertise and their shop management skills—and hosted at the Roland Imagination Center in Wilmington, Mass., not far from Boston.

September
13-14
Future of Immersive Leisure

This first-time event, to be held at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, Nev., will focus on the business opportunities presented by immersive technology—ranging from three-dimensional (3-D) projection mapping to augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR)—to the out-of-home (OOH) entertainment industry. Featuring two days of conference sessions and an immersive technology showcase, the event will build connections between investors, attraction owners and technology innovators.

Special Event September
21-22
OLEDs World Summit

This year’s organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs) world summit will take place at the Parc 55 Hilton Hotel at Union Square in San Francisco, Calif., bringing together more than 100 representatives of the entire supply chain, including raw material providers, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and display producers, to discuss the current state of the OLED market, emerging technologies, applications and opportunities.

October
10-12
SGIA Expo

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.

October
27-28
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.

November
7-8
Born to Wrap Workshop

Roland DGA presents a two-day ‘basics and beyond’ class, providing a general overview for beginner to intermediate wrappers and combining classroom learning with hands-on experience. The workshop will be led by professionals from Digital EFX Wraps—who are well-known for both their installation expertise and their shop management skills—and hosted at their facilities in Louisville, Ky.

November 30-
December 2
Sign World International

The United States Sign Council’s (USSC’s) annual trade show floor features in-depth conferences and hands-on demonstrations, providing an atmosphere that is highly conducive to doing business. Sign professionals will get to meet with specialists in all areas of the market and learn about new techniques, exciting products, the latest market trends and strategic revenue growth opportunities.

2018
March
21-24
International Sign Expo

The International Sign Association’s (ISA’s) annual International Sign Expo will be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. As the largest gathering of sign, graphics and visual communications professionals, it’s the perfect place to learn about and make investments in wide-format printing, digital signage, light-emitting diodes (LEDs), vehicle wrapping and more.

May
15-18
FESPA Global Print Expo

The next Federation of European Screen Printers Associations (FESPA) Global Print Expo is expected to cover nine halls of the Messe Berlin exhibition grounds in Germany, showcasing a wide range of digital, textile and screenprinting products. The event will again be co-located with the European Sign Expo, which features non-printed visual communications applications with the sign industry in mind.