THE NBM SHOW Indianapolis

Indiana Convention Center Opens Doors to THE NBM SHOW Sept. 13–15

Alexandria Bruce, Printwear magazine

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Circle City. Railroad City. Crossroads of America. The Hoosier State. Can you guess where THE NBM SHOW will be in exactly one month? 

THE NBM SHOW makes its way to Indianapolis, Indiana—home to the Indy 500—Sept. 13–15.

The three-day show continues to leave its mark on the big city, bringing various learning and networking opportunities to producers in the apparel decorating, awards and engraving, and sign and digital graphics markets.

Here’s a look at some of the educational sessions attendees can take advantage of:

Sept. 12

10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Direct-to-Garment Printing Using the Epson F2100 and F2000 Printer
Presented by: Equipment Zone

Mastering Multi-Decoration with a Vinyl Cutter
Presented by: Digital Art Solutions

Sept. 13

8–9:30 a.m.
New Laser Tips & Tricks: Laser System Techniques to Save Time and Increase Your Profits
Presented by: Epilog Laser

Road to Sublimation Success
Presented by: Condé Systems

10–11 a.m.
Learn the Latest About Heat Transfer Vinyl
Presented by: GSG

Behind the Print – what you didn’t know, and need to, about how T-shirts are made
Presented by: Ryonet

4–5:30 p.m.
A Winning Combo: Boost Product Value by Adding Embroidery to Print
Presented by: Melco

Sept. 14

8–9:30 a.m.
What Do I Need to Start Doing Sublimation?
Presented by: JDS Industries

How to Create Fast Index Color Separations in Photoshop
Presented by: The M&R Companies

10–11 a.m.
Profits, Potential, & Possibilities with Sandcarving
Presented by: IKONICS Imaging

4–5:30 p.m.
Get Found, Get Smart, Get Paid!
Presented by: Midwest Sign & Screen Printing Supply Co.

Sept. 15

8–9:30 a.m.
Cracking the Pricing Code: Strategically Price Your Products with Rhinestones, HTV, and Sign Vinyl
Presented by: TRW

10–11 a.m.
Increased Profits and Success with Wide Format Dye Sublimation Printing
Presented by: Coastal Business Supplies

Outstanding Benefits: Increase Your Profits While Decreasing Your Efforts
Presented by: Clarke Systems

To enjoy these classes and THE NBM SHOW for free, register before Sept. 12. Registration submitted after this date costs $25 per person. For more information and to register, visit

When you’re not exploring the latest products, equipment, and supplies at THE NBM SHOW, take a stroll across the Indiana Convention Center and find your way to the Embroidery & Digitizing Conference put on by the National Network of Embroidery Professionals (NNEP). The event co-locates with THE NBM SHOW for the second time this year, previously making a stop at THE NBM SHOW in Cleveland. The conference offers embroiderers and producers across all markets the chance to sit in and enjoy classes on everything from digitizing techniques to pricing strategies. For more information, visit