Conferences

Below are some of the major in-person printing-related events planned in the U.S. and Europe.

Graphics Pro | Expo

These regional conferences and expos are geared to entrepreneurs and professionals involved with sign and digital graphics, apparel decorating, and awards and personalized products. Hosted by GRAPHICS | PRO magazine, which is published by National Business Media.

June 2-4, 2022
Indianapolis, IN
(Featuring WRAPSCON)

July 21-22, 2022
Meadowlands, NJ
Co-located with NSSA Expo

August 4-6, 2022
Long Beach, CA

Sept. 16-17, 2022
Charlotte, NC
Featuring START HERE Academy

Impressions Expo

Impressions Expo features live trade shows dedicated to the imprinted and decorated apparel industry. Products, services, and innovations from imprinted and decorated apparel brands. Exhibits of sceen-printing equipment, direct-to-gament printing systems, sublimation equipment, and multi-head embroidery

Sept, 30 – Oct. 2, 2022
Fort Worth Convention Center
Fort Worth, TX

Digital Print for Packaging USA

June 6-8, 2022
Le Meridien Delfina
Santa Monica, CA and online

Top experts in digital print and packaging share how brand owners, converters, printing equipment suppliers, and packaging Organized by Smithers.

Digital Textile Printing USA

June 9-10, 2022
Le Meridien Delfina
Santa Monica, CA and online

This event brings together luxury fashion brands, retailers, textile printers, equipment suppliers, and material suppliers to discuss the latest trends and advancements in the growing digital textile industry. Organized by Smithers.

Amplify

June 14-16, 2022
Minneapolis Convention Center
Minneapolis, MN

This 3-day exhibition and educational program will spotlight the entire print finishing value chain. Seminars, a trade expo, and technology demonstrations for print and packaging designers, commercial printers, print finishers, binders, mailers, and creatives. Organized by the Association for Print Technologies

Americas Print Show 22

August 17-19, 2022|
Columbus Convention Center
Columbus, OH

This new conference and show for the print and graphics community will bring together regional and national associations representing more than 5,000 companies, along with commercial printers, screen printers, garment decorators, large-format and sign printers, binderies, graphic finishers and industry suppliers. APS22 will be all about people and the complex issues facing the graphic arts industry. Attendees can expect thoughtful and solutions-focused conversations around workforce development, education, training and identifying tomorrow’s skilled and successful employees. Visit: https://www.americasprintshow22.com/

LabelExpo Americas 2022

September 13-15, 2022
Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
Rosemont, IL (Chicago suburb)

This trade show and conference attracts printers and converters of labels, flexible packaging, and folding cartons as well as brand owners and package designers. Show features live demonstrations of: digital and conventional printing presses; high-tech label and packaging materials; prepress and platemaking technology; finishing and converting equipment; inspection, overprinting and label application equipment; dies, cutters, and rollers; inks and coatings; RFID and security solutions; and software and interactive technology. Organized by the Tarsus Group as part of the Labelexpo Global Series. Visit: https://www.labelexpo-americas.com/


PRINTING United

October 19-21, 2022
Las Vegas Convention Center
Las Vegas, NV

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.

Conferences in Europe

FESPA Global Print Expo

May 31 – June 3, 2022
Messe Berlin
Berlin, Germany

Europe’s largest exhibition of digital and screen printing technologies for producing signs, wide-format graphics, and textiles. Co-located with the European Sign Expo for non-printed signage.

Organized By FESPA, a global federation of national associations for the screen printing, digital printing and textile printing community. Visit. fespaglobalprintexpo.com

PRINT & DIGITAL CONVENTION

June 22-23, 2022
Congress Center
Dusseldorf, Germany

Event for media production professionals and decision-makers from industry, trade, marketing agencies, and IT. Visitors learned about the creative potential of digital printing applications, automated workflows, creative finishing, and sustainable packaging solutions. Theme worlds focused on Interior/Exterior Design, Branding and Products, Value-Added Printing, Postpress, Labels and Packaging, Printed Electronics, Dialogue Marketing, and Sustainable Media Production. Organized by Fachverband Medienproduktion (f.mp.) and Messe Dusseldorf. Visit: https://tdm.f-mp.de › Home for more information.

drupa

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 drupa.com