Decorated Apparel Showcase

The Decorated Apparel Showcase is a stage located inside the exhibit hall dedicated to demonstrations and education. All sesions are sponsored by industry suppliers, and are FREE to all DAX attendees. See the Schedule


DAX Kansas City 2018 at a Glance:

Dates: February 23-24, 2018

Pre-registration Ends:
Feb 18th, 2018
(After this date, admission will be charged and seminar prices go up.)

KCI Expo Center
11730 N Ambassador Dr
Kansas City, MO 64153

Room Reservations:
Holiday Inn
(800) 957-4654
Ask for DAX rate

Trade Floor Hours:
Friday, February 23: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Saturday, February 24: 10:00AM - 3:00PM

Seminar Hours:
Friday, February 23: 8:30AM - 3:35PM
Saturday, February 24: 8:30AM - 1:50PM

Register On-Line

Bringing Children

Exhibit at DAX

Cancellation Policy

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

Schedule of Events
Thursday February 22, 2018
Exhibitor set-up - Trade Floor Not Open
8:30 AM -
12:00 PM
Beyond The Basics: Specialty Embroidery Techniques Hands-On Experience - presented by Katie Wubben - Cost $85/early /$99 regular
8:30 AM -
4:30 PM
Getting Back to the Fundamentals of Screen Printing - presented by Charlie Taublieb - Cost $200 early/ $220 regular
1:00 PM -
4:30 PM
Tackling Transfers - From Sublimation To Vinyl - presented by James M. (Jimmy) Lamb - Cost $85 early/$99 regular
Friday February 23, 2018
8:30 AM -
9:50 AM
Embroidery Basics and Beyond - presented By SPSI Inc. - FREE Seminar
Boost Your Sales & Design Creativity with CorelDRAW & the TRW Design Wizard - presented by The Rhinestone World - FREE Seminar
Beyond Basic: How to Take Your Heat Printing Business to the Next Level - presented by Stahls' ID Direct - FREE Seminar
10:00 AM Trade Floor Opens
10:20 AM -
11:40 AM
Equipment & Supplies for a New Screen Printer: What you need for success! - presented by Terry Combs- Cost $35 early/$40 regular
Your Customers Are Talking - Are You Listening? - presented by Kristine Shreve- Cost $35 early/$40 regular
Fearless Embroidery - presented by Ed Levy- Cost $35 early/$40 regular
12:30 PM - 1:50 PM
How To Add Sublimation To Your Business - presented by James M. (Jimmy) Lamb- Cost $35 early/$40 regular
Digital Marketing: Growing Your Business with Social Media and Email Marketing - presented by Aaron Montgomery- Cost $35 early/$40 regular
1:30 PM -
5:00 PM
Artwork For Screen Printing - presented by Dane Clement- Cost $85 early/$99 regular
- 3:40 PM
Finding New Niche Markets because you are a Digital Decorator - presented by The 2 Regular Guys!- Cost $35 early/$40 regular
Special Effects Without Special Equipment - presented by Charlie Taublieb- Cost $35 early/$40 regular
5:00PM Trade Floor Closes and the Party starts!
6:30 PM -
9:30 PM
Night Shift: Embroidery Digitizing- Designs from Concept to Completion - presented by Erich Campbell - Cost $85 early/$99 regular
Saturday February 24, 2018
8:30 AM -
9:50 AM
Start/Expand Your Business with Rhinestones, Heat Transfer Vinyl, and Sign Vinyl - presented by The Rhinestone World - FREE Seminar
Unlock the Potential of the Promotional Products Industry - presented by ASI - FREE Seminar
Digitizing Essentials - presented by SPSI, Inc. - FREE Seminar
10:00 AM Trade Floor Opens
10:20 AM - 11:40 AM
Embroidery Machine Maintenance & Repair for all Brands and Models - presented by Bill Garvin - Cost $35 early/$40 regular
20 Useful Photoshop Tips & Tricks - presented by Dane Clement - Cost $35 early/$40 regular
12:30 PM - 1:50 PM
CorelDraw: Efficient & Effective Graphics for Imprinters - Presented by Clay Barbera - Cost $35 early/$40 regular
Price It Right: It's a Business Not a Hobby (Rhinestones, HTV, and Sign Vinyl) - presented by Matt Vassallo - Cost $35 early/$40 regular
3:00 PM Trade Floor Closes