Industry Events

2017
May
8-12
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.

May
12-13
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.

May
16-17
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-sponsored Richard Childress Racing Headquarters (HQ) in Welcome, N.C.

Special Event June
5-7
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.

June
13-15
Born to Wrap Workshop

Roland DGA presents a two-day ‘basics and beyond’ class, providing a general overview for beginner to intermediate wrappers, as well as a one-day ‘business and design’ class, which focuses specifically on the operational and marketing aspects of running a successful vehicle wrap company. Both will be led by professionals from Digital EFX Wraps and hosted at their facilities in Louisville, Ky.

June
14-16
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.

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.

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.