20th Anniversary T-shirt Giveaway!

Gildan, Stahls', and Great Dane Graphics have partnered up to create something special for DAX attendees this year! While supplies last, attendees will receive a free sample of the new Gildan 46000 performancewear shirt printed by Stahls' with a custom design created by Great Dane Graphics.

Get your free shirt when you stop by the redemption booth at all 3 shows this year and find out more about these great products you can use in your shop!


DAX Chicagoland 2017 at a Glance:

Dates: April 21-22, 2017

Pre-registration Ends:
April 16, 2017
(After this date, admission will be charged and seminar prices go up.)

Trade Floor Hours:
Friday, April 21: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Saturday, April 22: 10:00AM - 3:00PM

Seminar Hours:
Friday, April 21: 8:30AM - 3:35PM
Saturday, April 22: 8:30AM - 1:50PM

Tinley Park Convention Center
18541 Convention Ctr Dr
Tinley Park, IL 60477

Room Reservations:
(708) 444-1100
Ask for DAX rate

Register On-Line

Bringing Children

Exhibit at DAX

Cancellation Policy

DAX is staffed by SMR Software
(218) 326-0890

Schedule of Events
Thursday April 20, 2017
Exhibitor set-up - Trade Floor Not Open
8:30 AM -
12:00 PM
Tackling Transfers from Sublimation to Vinyl (And everything in between!) - presented by Jimmy Lamb - Cost $75/early /$85 regular
8:30 AM -
4:30 PM
Discharge & Waterbase Workshop - presented by Charlie Taublieb - Cost $200 early/ $220 regular
1:00 PM -
4:30 PM
Demystifying Next-Level Digitizing - presented by Erich Campbell - Cost $75 early/$85 regular
Friday April 21, 2017
8:30 AM -
9:50 AM
Editing for Non-Digitizers: Save Your Designs in a Pinch! - presented By Erich Campbell - Cost $35 early/$40 regular
Sportswear Garage - How to Start a Home-based Garment Decorating Business - presented by Terry Combs - Cost $35 early/$40 regular
Introducing New Products While Maintaining Production Presented by Atlas Screen Supply FREE Seminar
10:00 AM Trade Floor Opens
10:20 AM -
11:40 AM
Copyrights & Trademarks For Decorators - presented by Jimmy Lamb- Cost $35 early/$40 regular
Simulated Process - presented by Charlie Taublieb- Cost $35 early/$40 regular
11:30 AM - 12:50 PM Maintaining your Embroidery Equipment - sponsered by Gunold FREE Seminar
12:30 PM - 1:50 PM
Employee Empowerment To Achieve Greatness - presented by Katie Wubben- Cost $35 early/$40 regular
Going it Alone - presented by Carl Baldwin- Cost $35 early/$40 regular
- 3:40 PM
Sublimation - The On-Demand Short-Run Solution - presented by Jimmy Lamb- Cost $35 early/$40 regular
Being in Control of Your Screen Printing Production Schedule - presented by Terry Combs- Cost $35 early/$40 regular
5:00PM Trade Floor Closes and the Party starts!
6:30 PM -
9:30 PM
An Evening with Dane: Working with Adobe Illustrator - presented by Dane Clement - Cost $75 early/$85 regular
Saturday April 22, 2017
8:30 AM -
9:50 AM
Must-Do's for Exceptional Customer Service - presented by Ruth Guenther- Cost $35 early/$40 regular
Wide Format Sublimation, Cut and Sew and Other Product Enhancements - presented by Aaron Montgomery- Cost $35 early/$40 regular
Experience Hands on: Ways to increase your profits using transfers and much more Presented by First Edition FREE Seminar
10:00 AM Trade Floor Opens
10:20 AM - 11:40 AM
20 Creative Places For Embroidery - presented by Katie Wubben - Cost $35 early/$40 regular
How'd They Do That? - presented by Dane Clement - Cost $35 early/$40 regular
11:30 AM - 12:50 PM Selling for Scaredy-Cats Sponsored by Decorated Apparel Magazine FREE Seminar
12:30 PM - 1:50 PM
Where Small Shops Rule - Presented by Ruth Guenther - Cost $35 early/$40 regular
Using Digital Marketing Without Breaking the Bank - presented by Aaron Montgomery - Cost $35 early/$40 regular
3:00 PM Trade Floor Closes