Save the dates! Here are some of the national and regional conferences and expos for professionals that use different types of digital printing devices to grow their businesses.

Impressions Expo

Three regional events for the decorated apparel and imprinted products industry. The exposition floor showcases the newest products, apparel, equipment, techniques, and hands-on demonstrations. Exhibitors display apparel screen printing equipment, multi-head embroidery machines, direct-to-garment (DTG) printing options, sublimation equipment, as well as blanks for products that can be custom decorated. Hosted by Emerald. a producer of market platforms that integrate media and live events. Visit:

September 30-October 2, 2023
Fort Worth Convention Center
Fort Worth, TX


Six regional shows for professionals that used digital printers and cutters for awards and personalization, apparel decorating, and signs and digital graphics. Hosted by National Business Media. Visit:

June 15-16, 2023
Indiana Convention Center
Indianapolis, IN

July 19-20, 2023
Oregon Convention Center
Portland, OR

August 18-19, 2023
Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center
Long Beach, CA

September 13-14, 2023
Education Starts Sept. 12
Baltimore Convention Center
Baltimore, MD

Digital Print for Packaging US

June 13-15, 2023
DoubleTree by Hilton
St. Paul, MN

Top experts in the digital print and packaging industries will share case studies and insights of how brand owners, converters, packaging designers, and printing equipment suppliers can capitalize on the use of digital print technologies in the packaging sector. The program will feature speakers from Georgia Pacific, ePac, Avery Dennison, EFI, Fujifilm, Siegwerk, Xeikon, DuPont, Michelman, MBN Creative, and more. Organized by Smithers, a multinational provider of testing, consulting, information, and compliance services. Visit:

LeadingPRINT Summit

June 14-15, 2023
Westin O’Hare
Rosemont, IL

The Association for PRINT Technologies (APTech) and WhatTheyThink bring the LeadingPRINT Summit to Chicago, June 14–15 at the Westin O’Hare, Rosemont, Illinois, followed by a tour of industry-leading print communications company, Quantum Group.

Thayer Long, President of the Association for PRINT Technologies, said, “The LeadingPRINT Summit is a peer exchange for our industry execs to be part of discussion around pressing topics like talent recruitment, business development and enhancing one’s leadership skills

APTech is a member-driven association that along with its independent subsidiary, WhatTheyThink, is a premier source of” print industry news and analysis; media production; specialty events; and educational content on all facets of today’s print industry. Visit:

PRINTING United Expo

October 18-20, 2023
Georgia World Congress Center
Atlanta, GA

A place for the entire printing industry to come together to collaborate, connect, explore, and learn. Programs for all industry segments, including apparel decorating, wide-format graphics production and installation, commercial printing, package printing and converting, and textile printing. Expo features an expansive display of printing technologies and supplies. Organized by the PRINTING United Alliance and NAPCO Media. Visit:

Conferences in Europe

FESPA Global Print Expo

May 23-26, 2023
Messe Munich
Munich, Germany

Expositions for printing and signage professionals. Hosted by FESPA, a global federation of associations for the screen printing, digital printing and textile printing community.

EcoPrint Summit

June 6-7
Geneva, Switzerland

Talks and workshops to inspire owners of printing, packaging, and converting businesses to become more sustainable. Presentations will include stories from companies that are fully sustainable and advice for businesses in the early or midway stages of their sustainability journeys.

Organized by FuturePrint, a content platform dedicated to the development of new print technology.


May 28-June 7, 2024
Düsseldorf, Germany

International exhibition of equipment, services, and supplies for all types of printing, including digital, sheet-fed and web offset, flexography, pad, screen, hybrid, 3D, functional, and package printing. Areas of focus include: advances in digital printing capabilities, new products for package and label production, innovations in functional printing, pioneering 3D technology, and future technologies that will enable smart factories and collaborative manufacturing.

Organized by Messe Düsseldorf. Visit