Sessions

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1

Basics of CorelDRAW (Presented by: Roger Wambolt)

Join Roger Wambolt as he introduces the Basics of CorelDRAW and will cover terminology, the basic tools and working with objects in CorelDRAW. He will also be exploring features that you have never seen before. Roger can almost guarantee it! Level: Beginner ...

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2021-03-10 Sessions Roger Wambolt,
2

White Toner Printing: Explained from the Viewpoint of a Sublimation User (Presented By: Christopher Sigmann)

Approaching White Toner Printing from a different angle. No itty-gritty tech-details, but easily understandable comparison between Sublimation and White Toner Printing and showcasing how White Toner Printing can benefit you as a sublimation user. Level:...

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2021-03-10 Sessions Christopher Sigmann,
3

Don’t Fear the Threads – Best Practices for Sublimating Apparel and Fabric Accessories (Presented By: Chris Bernat)

Sublimating apparel can be intimidating to some but with a solid process and the right garments, this need not be the case. In this presentation we will review the way Vapor Apparel does production inside our facility. We will talk about the right press, the right...

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Vapor Apparel
2021-03-10 Sessions Chris Bernat,
4

How to Set Up a Home Video Studio for Sublimation Part 1 - Finding the Right Gear (Presented by: Marc Muehlberger)

Topics that will be covered include what camera, microphone and lights to buy, software to use and support systems. Level: Beginner/ Intermediate Speaker Biography   Marc Muehlberger  Marc Muehlberger is the founder of the Content Creation...

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Content Creation Studio
2021-03-10 Sessions Marc Muehlberger,
5

Cross Decoration Using MultiCut One4All and Super Glitter (Presented by: Patrick Boyle)

​Joto’s training expert Patrick Boyle will be demonstrating the best cross decoration techniques using One4All and Super Glitter. The demonstration will include design and pressing techniques that can be used to maximize profits. Level: Beginner/...

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Joto Imaging Supplies
2021-03-10 Sessions Patrick Boyle,
6

Artwork Creation Using Adobe Photoshop (Presented By: Dane Clement)

In this class Dane will walk you through the process of creating a layout from beginning to end using some of the various techniques he commonly uses in Photoshop. Extracting elements, changing colors, creating photo edges, optimizing images, pasting items inside of...

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Great Dane Graphics
2021-03-10 Sessions Dane Clement,
7

My Customer Won’t Pay That Much (Presented by: Jimmy Lamb)

Have you ever lost a sale because the customer didn’t like the price? Have you ever let a customer talk you down to a lower price? Do you have a tendency to underprice your products due to a fear of customer reaction? Maybe it’s not the price, maybe the issue is...

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Sawgrass
2021-03-10 Sessions Jimmy Lamb,
8

Facebook and Instagram Shops (Presented by: Aaron Montgomery)

It's time to take advantage of Facebook and Instagram as a selling platform! Facebook or Instagram may not give you as many eCommerce features as, say, Ecwid or Shopify, but you will get what is essential for you to start selling your products online TODAY!!! Even if...

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Our Success Group
2021-03-10 Sessions Aaron Montgomery,
9

New Sublimation Trends for 2021 (Presented By: Sprite Wood)

Last year saw some big changes in the sublimation industry and the world. Join Sprite Wood, Director of Marketing at Conde Systems, as she walks you through some of the new products and trends that are forecasted for 2021. Level: All Levels Speaker...

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Condé Systems, Inc
2021-03-10 Sessions Sprite Wood,
10

How to Set Up a Home Video Studio for Sublimation Part 2 – Setting Everything Up (Presented by: Marc Muehlberger)

This 2nd part course continuation will cover setting up lighting, audio setup when filming yourself, connecting everything, setting up your software, showcasing your products and best practices. Level: Beginner/ Intermediate Speaker Biography   Marc...

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Content Creation Studio
2021-03-10 Sessions Marc Muehlberger,
11

The POWER Behind CorelDRAW (Presented by: Roger Wambolt)

Join Roger Wambolt as he takes a deeper look into CorelDRAW covering things such as Vector Effects, including Envelope, Perspective and Powerclip. Create a simple mock-up and look at scripting. Then he will cover off dealing with color management. Why RGB? He will also...

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2021-03-10 Sessions Roger Wambolt,
12

One Printer, So Many Possibilities: Laser Transfer Papers for White Toner Printers (Presented by: RJ Rickert)

Come discover the perfect complement to your sublimation printer in this detailed overview of white toner printing with laser heat transfer papers. You will learn how you can grow your decoration business and turn down fewer customers with the ability to transfer...

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OKI/ISW
2021-03-10 Sessions RJ Rickert,
13

Sublimating Apparel – From Beginning to End (Presented By: Lisa Ellston)

Don’t let the thought of sublimating apparel intimidate you. In this class we will demonstrate just how easy it can be to sublimate shirts and other fabric-based products. We’ll show you how to avoid the pitfalls along the way such as the dreaded transfer line...

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JDS Industries
2021-03-10 Sessions Lisa Ellston,
14

Artwork Creation Using Affinity Photo (Presented By: Dane Clement)

Affinity Photo is fast becoming a new solution for creating full-color, raster images. While Photoshop has primarily been the go-to over the years particularly in the professional arena, Affinity Photo has become an inexpensive option with essentially the same...

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Great Dane Graphics
2021-03-10 Sessions Dane Clement,
15

Choosing Screening Options within the FOREVER TransferRIP (Presented By: Douglas DeWitt)

This course reviews all screening options within the FOREVER TransferRIP and Douglas offers his recommended settings, based on the design. He will cover single-color and multi-color vector designs, as well as text graphics and bitmap photographic output. Level: All...

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Condé Systems Inc.
2021-03-10 Sessions Douglas DeWitt,
16

How a Laser Can Help You Grow Your Sublimation Business (Presented By: David Stevens)

Join Trotec Laser for an educational presentation on how lasers can help a sublimation business. The presentation will cover the basics of laser technology, an overview of things you can make using a laser, and detailed explanations of how lasers can increase...

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Trotec Laser Inc.
2021-03-10 Sessions David C. Stevens,
17

Choosing the Best Paper for Your Printer (Presented By: Ana Seleme & Patrick Moore)

Do you want to avoid all those issues that slow your sublimation process down and cost you money and lost productivity? Using the right sublimation transfer paper can help eliminate most of these issues. Bill and Patrick will give you insights on the right weight and...

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Beaver Paper
Beaver Paper
2021-03-10 Sessions Patrick Moore, Ana Seleme,
18

Why POD Company Stores Help Sublimators Sleep at Night (Presented By: Vic Awtry)

Most sublimation printers focus on the personalized gift market. However, B2B company stores can provide the serious sublimator with a steady reliable stream of orders no matter what gifting season it is. Company stores are often overlooked, and the promotional...

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iPersonalyze
2021-03-10 Sessions Victor Awtry,
19

Bookkeeping Made Simple (Presented by: Carrie Kahn & Dan DeLong)

How do you get paid for your work? Venmo? CashApp? Zelle? PayPal? Square? All of the above. Accepting payments can be tricky especially if you are co-mingling personal and business funds. Join Carrie Kahn and Dan DeLong from schoolofbookkeeping.com as they discuss how...

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Complete Business Group
Complete Business Group
2021-03-10 Sessions Dan DeLong, Carrie Kahn,
20

Vendor Giveaways

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2021-03-10 Sessions
21

Sublimation on Cotton with FOREVER Products (Presented By: Christopher Sigmann)

FOREVER’s expert Christopher Sigmann explains different options on how to decorate cotton garments with a sublimation printer. While reviewing printable HTV solutions like Subli-Flex 202 to self-weeding products like Subli-Light (No-Cut), Christopher will show you...

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2021-03-11 Sessions Christopher Sigmann,
22

Introduction to PaintShop Pro 2021 (Presented by: Roger Wambolt)

In this session Roger will cover some of the features in this award-winning application that will allow you to easily see why it would be the ideal tool to put into your designing collection. It is extremely easy to use, and quickly allows you to achieve some truly...

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2021-03-11 Sessions Roger Wambolt,
23

Samples That Sell (Presented by: Jimmy Lamb)

Making sales is a game of psychology and emotion. You have to make people excited in order to get them to buy. A stellar sample kit goes a long way in making that happen as it shows people what you can do and gives them ideas at the same time. But building a sample...

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Sawgrass
2021-03-11 Sessions Jimmy Lamb,
24

Working with Hard Surface Transfer Paper (Presented By: Douglas DeWitt)

Can't sublimate … don't worry! Douglas DeWitt, Product Manager at Conde Systems, Inc., will showcase Hard Surface Transfer Papers and how they can be used to decorate ceramic, glass, leather, metal and more. See how a White Toner Laser Printer and Hard Surface...

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Condé Systems Inc.
2021-03-11 Sessions Douglas DeWitt,
25

Designing and Sublimating Using Silhouette Studio Software (Presented by: Becky Dykes)

Join Becky and learn to design in Silhouette Software for your sublimation creations. Class will be hands-on so bring your computer with the free Silhouette Studio Software installed and ready to use. Everyone will create the same design and make a facemask to take...

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Craft Chameleon
2021-03-11 Sessions Becky Dykes,
26

Next Innovations Debuts Its Cottage Blanks Line (Presented By: Arnold Volker)

Be the first to see the premier of Next Innovations unique, hand ground and specially coated blank line. This is a class you don’t want to miss. Level: All Levels Speaker Biography   As owner and CEO of Next Innovations of Walker Minnesota, Arnold has...

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Next Innovations
2021-03-11 Sessions Arnold C. Volker,
27

From Hobby to Business - Using QuickBooks to Track Your Business (Presented by: Carrie Kahn & Dan DeLong)

So you want to take your hobby to the next level? QuickBooks is the #1 online software to track your money in and money out for small to medium sized businesses. Carrie Kahn and Dan DeLong of schollofbookkeeeping.com give you a crash course in this powerful tool to...

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Complete Business Group
Complete Business Group
2021-03-11 Sessions Dan DeLong, Carrie Kahn,
28

The Latest Innovation in Sublimation (Presented by: Joe Piazza)

Sublimation involves ink and heat…So, where does heat transfer vinyl come into play? In the recent years Siser has innovated a heat transfer material that you can print sublimation inks on that can then be applied on any colored fabric. That’s right, it doesn’t...

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Siser
2021-03-11 Sessions Joe Piazza,
29

Spanning Through the Ages with Sublimation (Presented By: Representatives of Each Generation)

You are never too old or too young to start sublimation.  Be inspired as you hear the real life stories from people ages 10 - 78 year old.   Learn how they started, and how they have grown their business. Level: All Levels

2021-03-11 Sessions
30

Laser Hacks 2.0 (Presented By: David Stevens)

Trotec’s Laser Dave will showcase his newest batch of Laser Hacks. Designed to help beginners and intermediate laser users improve processing results and increase efficiency. This presentation will provide a series of time and money saving laser processing tips and...

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Trotec Laser Inc.
2021-03-11 Sessions David C. Stevens,
31

Technotape 3D Oven (Presented By: Maria Alexander)

Maria Alexander will introduce you to Technotape, LLC and discuss the Technotape 3D Oven. Be prepared to see the 3D Oven in action as she performs a live demo! Level: All Levels Speaker Biography   Maria F. Alexander has been in the sublimation industry...

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Sawgrass Technologies
2021-03-11 Sessions Maria Alexander,
32

Learning Leatherette (Presented By: Sara Thompson)

Explore and learn the endless possibilities with JDS Leatherette. With the numerous color selections and different items to personalize, Leatherette can expand your product offerings in so many ways. You will learn about the different colors including the metallic...

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2021-03-11 Sessions Sara Thompson,
33

One RIP to Print Them All: An Overview of a RIP's Best Features (Presented by: RJ Rickert)

The advantages of printing with a RIP (rasterized image processor) program are numerous. This software does everything from saving you toner costs, providing a softer transfer feel, improving washability/durability, and much more. In this class, you will learn the ins...

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OKI/ISW
2021-03-11 Sessions RJ Rickert,
34

Sublimation 411: The Adventure Continues (Presented By: David Gross)

Take a big gulp of that sublimation coffee and learn all about the cutting and sometimes bleeding edge of sublimation decorating. New printers, heat presses, papers, inks, techniques and of course substrates. We will also help you make the right choices for your first...

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Condé Systems Inc
2021-03-11 Sessions David Gross,
35

Drop Shipping and the Lean Sublimation Startup (Presented By: Vic Awtry)

Get some wise advice on the smartest and least expensive ways to start selling sublimation products. Many sublimation startups spend way too much money upfront and then end up with equipment and blank products that end up gathering dust. Don't get started backwards in...

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iPersonalyze
2021-03-11 Sessions Victor Awtry,
36

Heat Press Types & Tips, and Manufacturing Tour (Presented By: Aaron Knight)

This course focuses on the many types & styles of heat presses, tips for using heat presses, and a can’t-miss special tour of the USA-manufacturing facility in Brockton, Live! Level: All Levels Speaker Biography   Aaron Knight  Aaron...

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Geo Knight & Co
2021-03-11 Sessions Aaron Knight,
37

How to Earn More from Existing Customers (Presented By: Doug Charles)

Are you an established sublimation business with loyal customers? You could be earning additional revenue from your current customers with the help of ASI. ASI is the largest membership organization in the promotional products industry. ASI has a network of over 2,800...

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Senior Account Executive
ASI - Advertising Specialty Institute
2021-03-11 Sessions Doug Charles,
38

Q & A - The REAL Business Owners of Sublimation (Presented By: Sublimation Business Owners)

Level: All Levels

2021-03-11 Sessions
39

Hot New Items: Fresh Off Your Press (Presented By: Maradith Schwandner & Jamie Wisdom)

Looking for the hottest new items to start sublimating? Join Coastal for a detailed walk-through of the industry’s latest sublimatable products that you can start making today! You’ll learn how these products can help you grow your business, how to promote them,...

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Coastal Business Supplies
Coastal Business Supplies
2021-03-11 Sessions Jamie Wisdom, Maradith Schwandner,
40

Decorating Dark Fabrics Using the UniNet iColor 550 White Toner Printer (Presented by: Michael Stark)

Joto’s Michael Stark will be demonstrating how decorators can image both light and dark colored fabrics, wood and leather using the iColor 550 White Toner Printer. Level: Beginner/ Intermediate Speaker Biography   Michael Stark  Michael...

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Joto Imaging Supplies
2021-03-11 Sessions Michael Stark,
41

Vendor Giveaways

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2021-03-11 Sessions
42

10 Most Profitable Products for Your Business from Craft Chameleon (Presented by: Becky Dykes)

Learn which products can hold the greatest margins for your business using blanks from Craft Chameleon. In addition to the class, a PDF handout will be available with products, research, and suggested margins. As time allows there will be Q&A on these products. ...

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Craft Chameleon
2021-03-12 Sessions Becky Dykes,
43

Cheryl & Ashley GONE WILD! (Presented by Cheryl Kuchek & Ashley Nace)

Join Cheryl & Ashley from Artesprix, the makers of Sublimation Arts & Craft Supplies, for some Sublimation Crafty Fun! They will have their lab coats on, ready to use Sublimation in unconventional ways with different tools, some from the Artesprix Laboratory...

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Just My Imagination Dezigns/Show Host
Artesprix
2021-03-12 Sessions Cheryl Kuchek, Ashley Nace,
44

Art Creation with Procreate (Presented By: Dane Clement)

With the ease and portability of drawing on an iPad, Procreate has become a popular application for creating artwork. With all the different brushes and tools available, it’s truly a creative person’s dream. In this session, Dane will give you an overview of the...

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Great Dane Graphics
2021-03-12 Sessions Dane Clement,
45

Beyond Mugs: Adding Other Drinkware to Your Product Assortment (Presented By: Maradith Schwandner & Jamie Wisdom)

These days, ceramic mugs seem to get all the attention, but there are so many other amazing drinkware items that you can personalize! In this class, we will be going through how to add tumblers, water bottles, shot glasses and other drinkware to your product line –...

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Coastal Business Supplies
Coastal Business Supplies
2021-03-12 Sessions Jamie Wisdom, Maradith Schwandner,
46

Troubleshooting Your Oven & SubliShrink (Presented By: Sprite Wood)

Tired of a flat press limiting the number of products you're able to produce? Have you been wanting to learn how to transfer images onto mugs and tumblers using a sublimation oven? Join Sprite Wood, Condé Systems' Director of Marketing, as she demonstrates the do's...

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Condé Systems, Inc
2021-03-12 Sessions Sprite Wood,
47

Next Innovations Presents Unique Pressing Technique to Cut Costs (Presented By: Arnold Volker)

Create brilliance on specially coated, hand ground metal blanks while exploring Next Innovations professional pressing method to cut printing costs. Level: All Levels Speaker Biography   As owner and CEO of Next Innovations of Walker Minnesota, Arnold has...

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Next Innovations
2021-03-12 Sessions Arnold C. Volker,
48

The 7 Keys to Being a Transformational Leader (Presented by: Sean Kouplen)

Level: All Levels Speaker Biography   Sean Kouplen is Oklahoma’s 10th Secretary of Commerce & Workforce Development and the Chairman & CEO of...

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Secretary of Commerce & Workforce Development
Keynote Speaker
2021-03-12 Sessions Sean Kouplen,
49

Intellectual Property Essentials (Presented By: Gordon Firemark)

Baby Yoda may be cute, but the Force (of law) is powerful with this one. Whether you’re using characters from the entertainment world, sports logos, Greek lettering or famous brand identifiers, you’ll want to join Entertainment, Intellectual Property and Online...

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Firemark Entertainment Law
2021-03-12 Sessions Gordon Firemark,
50

Personalized Profits (Presented by: Vik Patel)

Personalization is one of the hottest growth markets in sublimation today, and quite lucrative to boot. With the advent of simple DIY webstores like Etsy and Shopify you can get your custom products in front of millions retail buyers quickly and easily. Your focus...

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Sawgrass
2021-03-12 Sessions Vik Patel,
51

Q & A Panel – Sublimation Industry Leaders (Presented By: Sublimation Industry Leaders)

Level: All Levels

2021-03-12 Sessions
52

Selling Customization – How Does “Small” Business Get Bigger? (Presented by: Presented By: Chris Bernat)

They develop a sophisticated sales and marketing plan with a focus on customization. Selling is not a four letter word. In order to grow your business; understanding the silence of selling is a key building block. We will review a number of sales concepts, and...

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Vapor Apparel
2021-03-12 Sessions Chris Bernat,
53

Beginner Sublimation: No Printer Needed (Presented by: Ashley Nace)

Who says virtual conferences can't offer a hands-on experience? Join Ashley from Artesprix for a Crafty Experience! When you attend Ashley's class at the Summit you will not only learn four different ways to personalize Sublimation Coasters with Artesprix Iron-on-Ink,...

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Artesprix
2021-03-12 Sessions Ashley Nace,
54

Tiles, Textures and Patterns in CorelDRAW (Presented by: Roger Wambolt)

In this 1-hour session, Roger will walk through the steps to create seamless patterns and how to work with the many textures that are available. He will also show where you can find many useful textures right where you live. Level: Intermediate ...

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2021-03-12 Sessions Roger Wambolt,
55

Sublimation 911: Proactively Prevent Problems (Presented By: David Gross)

Taken from David’s Book: Road to Sublimation Success, we will focus on preventing and dealing with typical sublimation challenges. From taking care of your systems to minimizing wasted substrates. Will also cover such important topics as how to match spot colors like...

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Condé Systems Inc
2021-03-12 Sessions David Gross,
56

Custom Craft Chameleon Sub Hardboard Shapes and How to Sublimate (Presented By: Jamie Omahen)

Craft Chameleon has a new sublimation product, CC Sub Hardboard. Join us as Jamie demonstrates the current products available and how to sublimate on them. Plus, how you can design products specific to your area or niche with small minimum purchases. This is a class...

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Craft Chameleon
2021-03-12 Sessions Jamie Omahen,
57

Shipping Tips (Presented by: Aaron Montgomery)

Even if you are not shipping thousands of packages a day, shipping for many of us has become a necessary evil. Long lines waiting at the post office, terrible customer service and late packages. So how do we as small business owners navigate the rough waters of...

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Our Success Group
2021-03-12 Sessions Aaron Montgomery,
58

Imaging Slate Plaques and Ornaments (Presented by: Michael Stark)

Join Michael Stark from Joto as he will be demonstrating how to layout and print Sublimatable slate plaques and ornaments, including best layout and pressing practices to ensure every piece you image is perfect. Level: Beginner/ Intermediate Speaker...

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Joto Imaging Supplies
2021-03-12 Sessions Michael Stark,
59

Why & How to Add Heat Transfer Decoration to Your Sublimation Business (Presented by: Maradith Schwandner & Jamie Wisdom)

“How can I decorate cottons and dark garments?” - said every sublimator ever. If you fall into this boat, this class is for you! Join Maradith and Jamie to learn about the fabulous world of heat transfer and how it can easily fit into your existing sublimation...

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Coastal Business Supplies
Coastal Business Supplies
2021-03-12 Sessions Jamie Wisdom, Maradith Schwandner,
60

Vendor Giveaways

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2021-03-12 Sessions