Industry Events

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.

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.

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.


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.

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.

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.