Free Training at GRAPHICS PRO EXPO Long Beach

A full slate of expert-led classes will be held Aug. 4-6


GRAPHICS PRO EXPO (GPX) in Long Beach, California, Aug. 4-6, provides a full slate of expert-led classes on a range of topics in the graphics market, all focused on helping your business grow and thrive (click on the title of each for more information):

Wednesday, Aug. 3

10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Join the DTG Revolution! Sponsored by Hirsch Solutions Inc.

Thursday, Aug. 4

8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Finding Success in the Laser Engraving Industry: Application Ideas and Tips to Boost ProductionSponsored by Epilog Laser

Starting Sublimation: What Do I Need? Sponsored by JDS Industries

11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Energize your Business with UV PrintSponsored by PDS Equipment

Lights, Camera, Action! Become a Sandcarving Star! Sponsored by IKONICS Imaging

Screen Print with Just a Heat PressSponsored by Transfer Express

1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Learning the Sublimation BusinessSponsored by HIX Corporation

4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Everyone Can Learn CorelDRAWSponsored by Corel Trainer

Sell More to Existing CustomersSponsored by Advertising Specialty Institute

Friday, Aug. 5

8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Print More than T-ShirtsSponsored by Transfer Express

11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Learn Sandcarving with Rayzist PhotomaskSponsored by Rayzist Photomask

Printing Outside of the T-Shirt BoxSponsored by STAHLS’

Which Glue is Right for you? Sponsored by General Formulations

1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.
DTF is Here to Stay: Leveraging Direct to Film Printing to Scale your Business! Sponsored by OmniPrint Intl

Skills, Materials & Laser Hacks to Help you Succeed in a Changing Business EnvironmentSponsored by Trotec Laser

Saturday, Aug. 6

8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Accelerating your Screen-Printed Apparel Decorating TechniquesSponsored by GRAPHICS PRO with Lon Winters

From the Gargantuan to the Itsy-Bitsy: A Pro’s Guide to Holding & Engraving the RidiculousSponsored by GRAPHICS PRO with Lori Champagne

Pricing Strategies: Are you Getting Paid for your Time? Sponsored by GRAPHICS PRO with Matt Charboneau

11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Making the Most of your Production Time and Energy in Small BusinessSponsored by GRAPHICS PRO with Lori Champagne

Managing the Details of the Sign Creation Process. Sponsored by GRAPHICS PRO with Matt Charboneau


Registration is free and includes:

  • Entrance to the exhibit hall each day
  • Unlimited Training in the Classroom and Training in the Hall
  • Chances to win $500 in Buyer Bucks each day
  • GPX Theater inside the exhibit hall, featuring live interviews with outstanding shops from various market segments as they share best practices and their perspectives on the graphics market
  • After-hours networking event: The Mixer @ GPX takes place at Bogart & Co., inside the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center, Friday from 5-6:30 p.m. for drinks, hors d’oeuvres, fun, and networking

Click here to register for GPX Long Beach.

GPX gives graphics shops access to the awards and personalization, apparel decorating, and sign and digital graphics markets, all under one roof in convenient locations across the U.S. Go to for more information and updates. 

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Marie Fennema

Marie Fennema is the editor of the GRAPHICS PRO Today, covering news and guidance in apparel decoration, awards and engraving, and sign and digital printing.

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