Charlotte, NC

April 27-28, 2023

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Event Details

April 27-28, 2023

Education starts April 26
Charlotte Convention Center
Hall: C2
501 S College St
Charlotte, NC, 28202
Phone: (800) 560-9941
Fax: (855) 945-1988

Spring forward and get connected at GRAPHICS PRO EXPO Charlotte! GPX Charlotte launches with a full day of education, followed by two days of exhibits and classes.

Your FREE registration includes:

  • Entrance to the exhibit hall both days
  • Unlimited Training in the Classroom, starting with a full day of education
  • Access to the Recognized Professional Program
  • Special educational and informational programs and showcases
  • Chances to win $500 in Buyer Bucks both days exhibit hall is open!

Registering from the website? Please let us know by using promo code WEB1.

Come see new products, learn new techniques, meet industry experts, connect with suppliers and network with peers at GRAPHICS PRO EXPO. Whether you’re a seasoned pro, or new to the business, GPX is the perfect event for you.

Schedule

All times are Eastern
April 26
  • 9:30am to 4pm(ET)
  • Registration Open
  • Exhibit hall is not open.

  • 10am to 4pm(ET)
  • Training in the Classroom
  • All day seminars.

April 27
  • 7:30am to 4pm(ET)
  • Registration Open
  • 8am to 5:30pm(ET)
  • Training in the Classroom
  • 9:30am to 4pm(ET)
  • Exhibit Hall Open
  • 1pm to 1:30pm(ET)
  • Thursday Buyer Bucks Winner Announced
  • Winner receives $500 in Buyer Bucks to spend with any GPX exhibitor! Listen for your name to be announced inside the exhibit hall. Once you pick up your badge, you are automatically entered to win.

  • 5pm to 6:30pm(ET)
  • The Mixer @ GPX
  • Join us at The Public House (300 S Brevard St) for drinks and hors d’oeuvres! Continue your conversations with professionals alike in a fun, relaxed environment after the expo hall closes on Thursday. Sponsored by: CIT

April 28
  • 7:30am to 4pm(ET)
  • Registration Open
  • 8am to 3pm(ET)
  • Training in the Classroom
  • 9:30am to 4pm(ET)
  • Exhibit Hall Open
  • 1pm to 1:30pm(ET)
  • Friday Buyer Bucks Winner Announced
  • Winner receives $500 in Buyer Bucks to spend with any GPX exhibitor! Listen for your name to be announced inside the exhibit hall. Once you pick up your badge, you are automatically entered to win.

Travel Information

Convention Center

Charlotte Convention Center

Hall: C2
501 S College St
Charlotte, NC, 28202
Phone: 704-339-6000

Website

Hotels

Aloft Charlotte Uptown

210 E Trade Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
Phone: 704-333-1999

Website | Reservations

Room Rate: $189
Discount Deadline: 4/2/23

Training

GRAPHICS PRO EXPO offers classes to help you meet today’s needs and prepare for tomorrow’s opportunities. Learn new skills and gain new ideas to increase the momentum of your business – help your business grow and thrive!

Training in the Classroom

Training in the Classroom offers attendees the opportunity to learn about trending topics, technologies, processes, equipment and more, offered in two different skill levels by our exhibitors and select GRAPHICS PRO Magazine expert columnists… Classes are offered the day before the show starts, and throughout the show, in all-day and 90-minute sessions.


These classes are geared toward people who are brand new to a discipline or have some graphics experience but are looking to learn the fundamental techniques and/or add new profit centers in related markets.

Considered “higher learning,” these classes will take a deep dive into advanced techniques and/or the business aspect of running a graphics shop as it applies to the type of shop being run, i.e., apparel decoration, sign making or personalization product production.
April 26, 2023RoomLevel
Print on Purpose in 2023
10:00 am - 4:00 pm ET
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April 27, 2023RoomLevel
Start Here
CorelDraw for Sublimation
8:00 am - 9:30 am ET
Start Here
Heat Press for Profit LIVE
8:00 am - 9:30 am ET
Start Here
Adding Promo to Your Business
11:00 am - 12:30 pm ET
-
Pro
Start Here
Easiest Way to Print Apparel
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm ET
Start Here
Start Here
April 28, 2023RoomLevel
Perfect Print Placement
8:00 am - 9:30 am ET
Pro
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Start Here
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2023 Recognized Professional Program

Attend any of the classes from the Training in the Classroom program to receive a Recognized Professional certificate.

This certificate is available exclusively to attendees at GPX and lets your customers know you are committed to keeping up with industry trends.

Expo Specials

See what exhibitors are offering at GPX Charlotte, NC!

Financing as Essential as Ink

CIT
Running a print shop is about more than just being able to produce a few flyers for your clients. Investing in the latest technology will help you keep up with your clients’ needs. If you’ve discovered that your current printing equipment isn’t enough to meet the demands of your growing business, consider the benefits of financing or leasing to expand your operations.
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New Printable PPF from ORAFOL

ORAFOL Americas
ORAJET 3971 RA+ ProSlide is a premium "printable PPF" film from ORAFOL. The 2-mil cast PU is perfect for vehicle wraps and long-term outdoor displays. It features ProSlide technology for easy application, has exceptional self-healing properties, and is compatible with eco-solvent, UV and latex inks. ORAJET 3971 RA+ ProSlide should be paired with ORAGARD 279G or 279SG for lamination.
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Come See Arcus DTF Printers by Axiom

Axiom America
Axiom America presents its line of DTF printers, the Arcus Pioneer. Pioneer systems print up to 60 linear feet per hour and come in a compact 14" version as well as the upsized 24" version, and as a package includes: Printer, shaker/curing oven combo, fume extractor, onsite installation, a computer preloaded with CADlink RIP software, a full startup kit, Epson I3200 heads, and the best technical experience and customer service from Axiom. The future of DTF is here and now.
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Testimonials

What our attendees have to say

This show is an investment in my business. After seeing the diverse cross section of information available, it inspired me to look at other products and services that we could provide to our customers, and ways to do what we do better.

Mike Leary
Sundance Sign

Having the ability to interact and speak with suppliers and educational professionals and to see new products is priceless!

Melanie Hutchinson
The Embroidery Hutch

I really enjoyed the show and learned tons of new tricks to better my business. I’m grateful for this experience and the opportunity to meet with vendors that related to my line of business. There is really everything for anyone who works with designing/producing custom graphics.

Kerstyn Kunkle
Kunkle Kreations

I have attended the GRAPHICS PRO EXPO two years in a row now and have had an amazing experience both times. It’s a fantastic place to connect with vendors and other industry professionals.

Chris Merz
Harbor Wraps