See the latest trends and techniques in garment screen printing at the Screen Printed Apparel Training Zone during the 2010 SGIA Expo (Las Vegas, October 13-15). Coordinated by industry guru Riley Hopkins, SGIA's all-new Expert Advice Zone features six free training sessions on the exposition floor.
"SGIA has taken a bold step to provide a free training area to showcase new innovations in apparel screen printing," said Riley Hopkins, president of Riley Hopkins Screen Printing Machinery LLC. "From art techniques to manual and automatic press how-to's, and a highly entertaining session on heat transfers, this is an exclusive learning opportunity for garment decorators."
The hands-on training sessions are offered on each day of the Expo and are presented by major industry suppliers: BBC Industries, HIX Corporation, International Coatings, M&R Companies, Print This, Inc., QCM Company Inc., GroupeStahls and Wilflex. Industry experts will share their knowledge and proficiency on a wide range of topics, including:
- Art Preparation
- Manual Printing
- Automatic Press
- Heat Transfers
In addition to the Screen Printed Apparel Training Zone, SGIA offers other sales-free Expert Advice Zones at the Expo, tailored to each of the diverse specialty imaging communities.