Exposition, trade show, and educational programming for shops that specialize in promotional products. Professional development January 11-12; exhibits open January 13-15, Las Vegas, NV. Contact Promotional Products Association Int’l, 3125 Skyway Cir. N., Irving, TX 75038, 800-426-7724, Web: www.theppaiexpo.org.
A two-day conference that will present glassmakers and glass decorators with the latest decoration trends and new developments for the flat- and container-glass industries, Maritim Konferenz hotel in Darmstadt (Frankfurt), Germany. Contact email@example.com, 44-1342-315032, www.glassprint.org.
A showcase of the latest advances in UV/EB technology, Nice Acropolis Convention and Exhibition, Nice, France. Contact Vincentz Network GmbH & Co. KG, Plathnerstr. 4c, 30175 Hannover, Germany, 49 511 9910 000, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, Web: www. european-coatings.com.
Designed to bring together sign makers and sign buyers from across the industry and offer a conference and daily seminars to cover business-related topics, offer demonstrations, and showcase techniques and innovations. Contact The Sign Show, 1st Floor Offices, 27-31, Church Rd., Lawrence Hill, Bristol, BS5 9JJ, United Kingdom, e-mail: email@example.com, Web: www.thesignshow.co.uk.
Will focus on products for the fall and holiday selling seasons and offer suppliers a platform to introduce their new products and catalogs for 2010. Wil feature tracks for corproate gifts and incentive/recognition programs, Sands Expo Center, Las Vegas, NV. Contact ASI, 4800 Street Rd., Trevose, PA 19053, 800-546-3300, fax: 800-546-6381, Web: www.asishow.com.
Exposition and conference for the decorated-apparel and imprinted-sportswear industries, Cobb Galeria Centre, Atlanta, GA. Contact 800-933-8735, 770-291-5409 (int'l), Web: www.issshows.com.
SGIA's annual convention, exhibition, and seminars for the screen-printing and graphic-imaging industries, New Orleans, LA. Contact Specialty Graphic Imaging Association International (SGIA), 10015 Main St., Fairfax, VA 22031, 703-385-1335, fax: 703-273-0456, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, Web: www.sgia.org.
The Brother International Corp. Industrial Products Div., Bridgewater, NJ, now offers a printhead-cleaning service for its GT-541 and GT-782 garment printers. The service allows owners of Brother inkjet garment printers to ship their printheads to Brother to be cleaned to enhance printer performance.
ColorPrint Classic is a digital print-and-cut media designed for use with eco-solvent, solvent, or thermo-resin inks and contour cutting for heat-seal application to 100% polyester, 100% cotton, or any cotton/polyester-blend fabric. Siser North America says its new product creates beautiful, full-color designs with intricate detail and vivid brightness. ColorPrint Classic can be used on garments of any color. Its weight makes it suitable for team wear, and it is designed to block most dye migration on polyester jerseys.
Oil Natural Eaters from Kafko are eco-friendly absorbent pads formulated to provide a clean and safe workplace and help users meets OSHA, EPA, and DOT requirements. The pads are available in rolls and socks, made of plant by-products, and feature woven construction. Oil Only Pads and Rolls soak up oil and repel water; Universal Pads and Rolls soak up oil, water, and other liquids; and Absorbant Socks are designed to control large spills and protect drains. Kafko says the pads will absorb up to 20% more than melt-blown polypropylene pads, yet cost less.