Find Yourself in the Center of the Action!

Considering coming to DAX this year? Good idea! Each year, thousands of garment decorators - just like you - come to DAX to see everything that is new in the industry and learn the latest tips & tricks. Stay ahead of your competition with a trip to DAX and you'll profit from your experience every day.


DAX Chicagoland 2020 at a Glance:

Dates: August 7-8, 2020 (Canceled)

Pre-registration Ends:
Aug 2nd, 2020
(After this date, admission will be charged and seminar prices go up.)

Trade Floor Hours:
Friday, August 7: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Saturday, August 8: 10:00AM - 3:00PM

Seminar Hours:
Friday, August 7: 8:30AM - 3:35PM
Saturday, August 8: 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

(218) 326-0890

Schedule of Events

Thursday August 6, 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 August 7, 2020
8:30 AM -
9:50 AM
Setting up Art for Screens, Vinyl, and DTG - Sponsored By Corel Trainer - FREE Seminar
How I built my Custom Apparel and Decal Business - sponsored by The Rhinestone World - FREE Seminar
Bling Anything in Minutes - sponsored by Rhinestone Genie - 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 August 8, 2020
8:30 AM -
9:50 AM
Make *More* Money with Embroidery - What to Charge with Quality Results - presented by The Rhinestone World - FREE Seminar
Recent innovations in Sublimation and Heat Transfer Vinyl - presented by Specialty Materials - FREE Seminar
Grow your Profits printing on site with heat transfer! - presented by First Edition - 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