We can't wait to see you again!

The Decorated Apparel Expo is returning to the KCI Expo Center for our 2020 show! This bigger venue has allowed us to bring you more vendors and lots of special features that we just couldn't 'fit in' before! Register today and mark your calendar to attend February 21 & 22, 2020. This is one event you can't afford to miss!


DAX Kansas City 2020 at a Glance:

Dates: February 21-22, 2020

Pre-registration Ends:
Feb 16th, 2020
(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 21: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Saturday, February 22: 10:00AM - 3:00PM

Seminar Hours:
Friday, February 21: 8:30AM - 3:35PM
Saturday, February 22: 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 20, 2020
Exhibitor set-up - Trade Floor Not Open
8:30 AM -
12:00 PM
Embroidery From A-Z: A Hands-On Class to Send You Back Recharged! - presented by Katie Wubben - Cost $99/early /$109 regular
1:00 PM -
4:30 PM
Debating Digitizing: Expert Answers for the Digitizing Curious - presented by Erich Campbell- Cost $99 early/$109 regular
Friday February 21, 2020
8:30 AM -
9:50 AM
Recent innovations in Sublimation and Heat Transfer Vinyl - Sponsored By Specialty Materials - FREE Seminar
Bling Anything in Minutes - sponsored by Rhinestone Genie - FREE Seminar
Top Industry Trends and How to Print Them - sponsored by Stahls ID - FREE Seminar
10:00 AM Trade Floor Opens
10:20 AM -
11:40 AM
Treatments and Digitizing Techniques for Specialty Threads - presented by Erich Campbell- Cost $35 early/$40 regular
How to Define Your Brand and Stand Out From the Competition - presented by Kayla Gayton- Cost $35 early/$40 regular
12:30 PM - 1:50 PM
5 Fundamentals of Production Every Screen Printer Needs to Know - presented by Alan Howe- Cost $35 early/$40 regular
Starting in E-Commerce: What Works and What Didn't - presented by Aaron Montgomery- Cost $35 early/$40 regular
1:30 PM -
5:00 PM
Breaking The Polyester Barrier With Sublimation - presented by Jimmy Lamb- Cost $99 early/$109 regular
- 3:40 PM
Embroidery Basics To Achieve Quality Products & Higher Profits - presented by Katie Wubben- Cost $35 early/$40 regular
Made in America/Fair Trade/Certified Organic - presented by Kristine Shreve- Cost $35 early/$40 regular
5:00PM Trade Floor Closes and the Party starts!
6:30 PM -
9:30 PM
Night Shift: Simulated Process Printing - presented by Charlie Taublieb - Cost $99 early/$109 regular
Saturday February 22, 2020
8:30 AM -
9:50 AM
Boost Your Sales and Design Creativity with CorelDRAW and TRW Design Wizard - presented by The Rhinestone World - FREE Seminar
Grow Your Business With Online Stores - presented by WebStoresSimple - FREE Seminar
Screen Print with Just A Heat Press - presented by Transfer Express - FREE Seminar
10:00 AM Trade Floor Opens
10:20 AM - 11:40 AM
Learn the basics in CorelDRAW, while connecting design concepts to business uses - presented by Clay Barbera - Cost $35 early/$40 regular
On Being a Great Screen Printer - presented by Terry Combs - Cost $35 early/$40 regular
12:30 PM - 1:50 PM
Working with Water Base and Discharge Inks - Presented by Charlie Taublieb - Cost $35 early/$40 regular
Affinity Photo: The Photoshop Alternative? - presented by Dane Clement - Cost $35 early/$40 regular
3:00 PM Trade Floor Closes