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THE NBM SHOW continues its Coast-to-Coast schedule with a stop in Irving, Texas on March 28–30. (Image courtesy EZ Event Photography)

THE NBM SHOW Heads to the Lone Star State

BROOMFIELD, Colo.—THE NBM SHOW continues its Coast-to-Coast schedule with a stop in Irving, Texas on March 28–30. The show takes place at the Irving Convention Center with training opportunities kicking off on March 27.

The exhibit hall for the Texas stop is open 10 a.m.–4 p.m. on March 28 and 29, and 10 a.m.–3 p.m. on March 30. Like other stops on THE NBM SHOW, Irving offers up a wide variety of product demonstrations, training sessions, business solutions, and the chance to interact one-on-one with suppliers, manufacturers, and fellow producers.

"We’re happy to bring THE NBM SHOW back to Texas, with some new twists," says Dave Pomeroy, vice president of publishing and markets at National Business Media. "This will be our first time in Irving, and we’ve completely sold out our space in the beautiful Irving Convention Center." 

Attendees can take full advantage of THE NBM SHOW’s educational opportunities by attending Training in the Classroom, which begins the day before the show opens.

Training in the Classroom schedule hours are:

March 27: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

March 28: 8 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

March 29: 8 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

March 30: 8 a.m.–11:30 a.m.

Topics during Training in the Classroom cover a broad range of areas in the apparel decorating, sign and digital graphics, and awards and engraving industries. A few of the sessions include: 

March 27
"Inside the Wrap Shop," presented by  Roland DGA Corp from 9 a.m.–12 p.m.
“Mastering Multi-Decoration with a Vinyl Cutter” presented by Digital Art Solutions from 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
“Increase Your Sales & Decrease Your Stress with the DTG Printing & Marketing Experts” presented by Equipment Zone from 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

March 28
“Grow Your Business Using Rhinestones, Heat Transfer Vinyl and Sign Vinyl” hosted by The Rhinestone World from 8 a.m.– 9:30 a.m.
"Screen Print 101 - Adding Texture Value to your Prints" presented by GSG from 8 a.m.– 9:30 a.m.
 “Design to Concept on Various Surfaces of Sandcarving” presented by Rayzist Photomask Inc.from 10:00 a.m.– 11:30 a.m.

March 29
“Laser Hacks” presented by Trotec Laser Inc. from 8 a.m.– 9:30 a.m.
“Mastering CorelDRAW® for Beginners to Intermediate” hosted by Action Illustrated from 10:00 a.m.– 11:30 a.m.

March 30
“Top 10 Apparel Trends & How to Print Them," hosted by Stahls' from 8 a.m.– 9:30 a.m.
“How to Make Textile Printing the Fabric of Your Business” presented by Digital Technology Group from 10:00 a.m.– 11:30 a.m.

Advanced registration for THE NBM SHOW is free and includes entrance to the exhibit hall, unlimited training classes, access to the Recognized Professional Program, and admission to the After Hours Networking Reception on March 29. Registration after May 27 costs $25 per person.

Along with these opportunities, each attendee is automatically entered to win the $500 Buyer Bucks giveaway. Buyer Bucks are redeemable at any participating exhibitor during the show and 45 days following the event.

Media sponsors for THE NBM SHOW include Printwear, Sign and Digital Graphics, and Awards & Engraving magazines.

To see the full lineup of classes and register, visit

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