The Decorated Apparel Showcase is a stage located just outside the exhibit hall dedicated to demonstrations and education. All sesions are sponsored by industry suppliers, and are free to all DAX attendees. No tickets required, just come be our guest. Sessions start every hour and cover things that are new in the industry or procedures for using cutting edge technology. Check out the schedule below and make plans to sit in on a free session while you are at DAX.
|Friday||Friday, March 31|
|12:00PM - 12:40PM||Tips and Tricks
for Heat Transfer Vinyl - Sponsored By Midwest Sign & Screen
Come see everything you can do with heat transfer vinyl. In just 40 minutes you will learn to decorate creative and fun garments in a fast and economical way.
|1:00PM - 1:40PM||Sublimation 101
"Back to Basics" - Sponsored
by Sublimation 101
This session will cover the ins and outs, the do's and do not's for easy to use sublimation (WHAT TO USE AND NOT USE-WHAT WILL WORK AND WILL NOT WORK). Male POLYMER coated products ie: plastics,metals and ceramics with ease! We will encourage GROUP participation so we can all get "BACK TO BASICS".
|2:00PM - 2:40PM||Direct to Garment
workflow software overview -
Sponsored by Brown Manufacturing
Do you accept online orders? Are you utilizing direct to garment printers? How are those orders organized and processed? Linx Control System Integration Software is designed to accept orders input on Shopify and Ship Station. It contains that information and moves an order through to the Direct To Garment printers. It can then move the order through onto your shipping department.
|3:00PM - 3:40PM||Screen Printing
With Just A Heat Press - Sponsored by Transfer Express
Are you ready to start your own t-shirt business? All you need is a heat press and you can print screen printed custom t-shirts in just 4 seconds. We will show you how to create art without any art experience using a free online design tool. We will also show you a variety of print options including glitter, full color, individual names and numbers. All of this for a minimal investment窶ｦa heat press!
|4:00PM - 4:40PM||Let Thread Kits &
Wits Boost Your Business - Sponsored
by Trouble Me Knot Embroidery
Would you like to learn how easy building an inventory of creative shop samples can be? Learn various embroidery techniques, build your art collection and use our marketing materials and tips to build your retail and online business.
|Saturday||Saturday, April 1|
|11:00AM - 11:40AM||
Print Cut Apply and Collect the Money - Sponsored by Signs +
Joseph Piazza, Sr. technician from Siser - will Demonstrate how HTV is digitally printed then contour cut and applied to a shirt for an inexpensive one of a kind decorated shirt that sells for a lot more than basic screen printed or colored HTV application.
|12:00PM - 12:40PM||Intro to
sublimation - Sponsored By Johnson Plastics
Discussing what sublimation is, what you need to do it, and what kind of things you can make with it.