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, April 21|
|11:00AM - 11:40AM||Simplifying your
shop - Sponsored By Printavo
Tips for simplifying your shop using technology/software, processes and iteration.
|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 22|
|11:00AM - 11:40AM||
10 Apparel Trends & How to Heat Press Them - Sponsored by Stahls'
Apparel trends & fabrics are always evolving. Staying ahead of the competition can be a challenge. Learn the top 10 trends in decorated apparel and how to make money replicating these hot trends with your heat press.
|12:00PM - 12:40PM||The Simple Truth
about Heat Transfers and how to make money using them - Sponsored
By First Edition
In business we are always looking at how we can grow. Come listen to the "Simple Truth" about Heat Transfers and find out how they can grow not only business but more importantly your profits.
|1:00PM - 1:40PM||Introductory on
How to use a Graphtec Plotter - Sponsored By Central Sign Supply
Come join us for the best 40 minutes you ever spent. You will learn how to set up your plotter, setting the correct blade depth, how to load the material with correct settings for sign or heat transfer vinyl, then we will present an overview of the Graphtec Studio software!