Indianapolis, IN

Featuring: WRAPSCON

Join us in the heart of downtown Indy for GRAPHICS PRO EXPO featuring WRAPSCON!

Your FREE registration includes:

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.

Registration is open! Check out who’s exhibiting, class schedules, travel information, and more.

GRAPHICS PRO EXPO is committed to providing a safe venue in coordination with local authorities and the Indiana Convention Center as we host live events in 2022.

GPX Safe

 

  • Schedule
  • Who's Exhibiting
  • Training
  • Travel
  • Expo Specials
  • GPX Theater

June 1, 2022

Time (Eastern)
Description

9:30 am to 4:00 pm ET
Registration Open

Exhibit Hall is not open.


10:00 am to 4:00 pm ET
Training in the Classroom

All day seminars. Click the Training tab for more info.




June 2, 2022

Time (Eastern)
Description

7:30 am to 4:00 pm ET
Registration Open

8:00 am to 5:30 pm ET
Training in the Classroom

10:00 am to 4:00 pm ET
Exhibit Hall Open

Including Training in the Hall.


1:00 pm to 1:30 pm 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.




June 3, 2022

Time (Eastern)
Description

7:30 am to 4:00 pm ET
Registration Open

8:00 am to 5:30 pm ET
Training in the Classroom

10:00 am to 4:00 pm ET
Exhibit Hall Open

Including Training in the Hall.


1:00 pm to 1:30 pm 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.


5:00 pm to 6:30 pm ET
The Mixer @ GPX

Join us at Elements Financial Club @ Victory Field (501 W Maryland St) for drinks and hors d’oeuvres! Continue your conversations with industry peers in a fun, relaxed environment after the expo hall closes on Friday.

Sponsored By: CIT



June 4, 2022

Time (Eastern)
Description

7:30 am to 3:00 pm ET
Registration Open

8:00 am to 3:00 pm ET
Training in the Classroom

10:00 am to 3:00 pm ET
Exhibit Hall Open

Including Training in the Hall.


1:00 pm to 1:30 pm ET
Saturday 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.




Featured Exhibitors

Exhibitor List (updated daily)

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!

Already Registered? Add Classes Here.

 

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…

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.

Classes are offered the day before the show starts, and throughout the show, in all-day and 90-minute sessions.

Training in the Hall

Select exhibitors will be presenting 15-30 minute in-booth demonstrations throughout each day of the show in the exhibit hall.

 

2022 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.

 

June 1, 2022

Time (Eastern)
Classroom
Level
Description

10:00 am to 4:00 pm
123
-
Join the DTG Revolution!
Sponsored By: Hirsch Solutions Inc



June 2, 2022

Time (Eastern)
Classroom
Level
Description


8:00 am to 9:30 am
127
START HERE
Screen Print with Just a Heat Press
Sponsored By: Transfer Express

8:00 am to 9:30 am
125
START HERE
Starting Sublimation: What Do I Need?
Sponsored By: JDS Industries

8:00 am to 9:30 am
121
-
WRAPSconnect – Panel Discussion
Sponsored By: 3M Commercial Solutions

11:00 am to 12:30 pm
125
START HERE
Energize your Business with UV Print
Sponsored By: PDS Equipment

11:00 am to 12:30 pm
127
START HERE

11:00 am to 12:30 pm
123
-
Learning the Sublimation Business
Sponsored By: HIX® Corporation

1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
125
START HERE
Learn Sandcarving with Rayzist Photomask
Sponsored By: Rayzist Photomask

1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
127
START HERE
Printing Outside of the T-Shirt Box
Sponsored By: STAHLS'

1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
123
-
The Business of the Wrap Business
Sponsored By: PROSERIES

4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
125
START HERE
Everyone Can Learn CorelDRAW
Sponsored By: Corel Trainer



June 3, 2022

Time (Eastern)
Classroom
Level
Description

8:00 am to 9:30 am
125
START HERE

8:00 am to 9:30 am
123
START HERE

11:00 am to 12:30 pm
125
PRO
Let’s Get “NAKED” About Marketing
Sponsored By: Don't Drive Naked Vehicle Wraps

11:00 am to 12:30 pm
127
PRO
Print More than T-Shirts
Sponsored By: Transfer Express

11:00 am to 12:30 pm
123
PRO
Sell More to Existing Customers
Sponsored By: Advertising Specialty Institute

1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
127
-
Patch Seminar
Sponsored By: Melco


4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
123
PRO



June 4, 2022

Time (Eastern)
Classroom
Level
Description

8:00 am to 9:30 am
127
PRO

8:00 am to 9:30 am
125
PRO

8:00 am to 9:30 am
123
PRO


11:00 am to 12:30 pm
125
PRO




Training in the Hall

Stop by these exhibitor booths Thursday, Friday, or Saturday for in-booth demonstrations!

 

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Stratojet……………….……..101

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Convention Center

Indiana Convention Center

HALL(S): A & B
100 S Capitol Ave
Indianapolis, IN, 46225
|
Headquarters Hotel

The Westin Indianapolis

241 W Washington St
Indianapolis, IN, 46204
|
Phone: 317-262-8100
Discount Deadline: May 2, 2022
Group Rate: $194
Hotel

Hampton Inn Downtown

105 South Meridian Street
Indianapolis, IN 46225
|
Phone: 317-262-8191
Discount Deadline: May 1, 2022
Group Rate: $179
Hotel

Hyatt Regency Indianapolis

1 South Capitol Ave
Indianpolis, IN, 46204
|
Phone: 317-632-1234
Discount Deadline: May 11, 2022
Group Rate: $179
INDIANAPOLIS EXPO SPECIALS

See what exhibitors are offering!

Roland Eco-Maxx II

Budget Inks

Matches Roland ink color, quality, and durability! Stop by our booth at GPX Indianapolis or call 877-636-4657 to learn more.

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Epilog Specials at GPX Indianapolis

Epilog Laser

Stop by the Epilog Laser booth to see the latest additions to our product line, which feature the popular IRIS Camera System, up to 165 inches per second engraving speeds, and much more. This is a great opportunity to see the lasers in action and learn about our exclusive show specials!

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Laser Materials and Supplies

GS2 Awards

Your source for professional quality laser materials and supplies. From acrylic and prefinished wood sheets to genuine 3M Adhesive Rolls, we stock everything you need to move your business forward. Make sure to stop by our booth for a special show coupon and product giveaways! Visit us at www.gs2awards.com to see our material collections and to start saving money now!

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Dream Flex™

Heat Transfer Solutions

A soft handed film that cuts, weeds and heat presses like a dream and highly designed for transfer of detailed designs, logos, names, and numbers onto textiles with high elasticity, strong adhesiveness and long-lasting durability that will outlast the garment after hundreds of washings & dryings. Dream Flex™ is the ultimate solution for your heat transfer needs that is made from high quality polyurethane for athletic wear, spirit wear, work uniforms & t-shirts.

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High Volume DTG has a New Contender in Brother’s New GTX600

Hirsch Solutions Inc

Want to score those high ticket DTG contract jobs?  Maybe you are looking to scale your already booming business to the next tier?  Hirsch Solutions has the answer you have been searching for!  Brother GTX600 has the lowest cost of ownership in the DTG industry and is setting the standard in print quality and diversity of products. Expand your business and grow your bottom line with Brother GTX600 and Hirsch Solutions.

Learn More »

New EVO PRO Heat Presses 199

HIX® Corporation

Our new EVO Series of heat presses feature all-metal housings, new full-color LCD touchscreen controllers, and new high-performance pads. All models handle a variety of materials. Our in-house aluminum foundry casts the heating rod inside the aluminum heating element to provide even heating during use. HIX® provides a lifetime warranty on the heating element. All our products are 100% USA made.

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Quality Source for Sequins & Rhinestone Heat Transfers

JJ Motiff

JJ Motiff is a well-known, established wholesale corporation in TN, with more than 20 years of experience in graphic design and the embroidery industry. Our top-of-the-line quality rhinestones and sequin embroidery transfers, and our professional knowledge making custom orders will make your business thrive and set you apart from all of the others. JJ Motiff’s warehouse has hundreds of products in stock.

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Spin the Wheel to WIN!

MMP Capital

Join the MMP Capital team at booth 307 and spin the wheel for a chance to win MMP Capital prizes and Amex Gifts cards!

Learn More »

MUTOH 64″ Eco-Solvent Printer

MUTOH

The MUTOH XpertJet 1641SR Pro 64” Eco-Solvent printer with new 4 color AccuFine Print Head, builds upon MUTOH’s made in Japan reputation and delivers superior print quality and outstanding speeds at an affordable price. It is powered by MUTOH’s new genuine VerteLith™ RIP Software, bundled with FlexiDESIGNER MUTOH Edition 21, a $2,199.00 value.  Ideal for vehicle wraps, banners, stickers and more.

Learn More »

Take Decorated Apparel to the MAX

STAHLS’

The future of heat printing starts with UltraColor® MAX DTF Transfers. Whether you’re just getting started or are looking to maximize your business’s potential, these full color heat transfers give you the design flexibility and versatility to say YES! to more custom apparel jobs. With unlimited color options and no outlines or borders needed, achieve vibrant designs that apply in one simple step. Fast, next-day shipping is available on most orders! Learn More & Get a Free Sample

Learn More »

Trotec Vision Design&Position

Trotec Laser

Trotec’s new 12-megapixel lid camera delivers a live image of the work area to the operating PC in real time, allowing you to position your artwork exactly where you want it. Visualize your jobs before they’re started and eliminate the need for manual positioning or measuring. See how Vision Design&Position can make your work faster and easier with our Ruby® laser software at GPX Indianapolis.

Learn More »

Xante Brings New UV Solutions to GRAPHICS PRO EXPO

XANTE Corp

Xante develops and markets innovative specialty print systems for commercial and in-plant printer operations including: Xante’s X-series of Flatbed UV Printers (X-98, X-55, X-33, & X-16) and the En/Press family of printers. All Xante print systems are powered by iQueue Adobe PostScript workflow software.

Learn More »

GPX Theater Image

GPX Theater Schedule

New this year is GPX Theater, located inside the exhibit hall, featuring live interviews with outstanding shops and personalities in the graphics market, including…

Thursday, June 2

12-1:30 p.m. | WRAPSCON Designer Panel

From the Gold Rush Rally to Joe’s Plumbing, every client presents a unique challenge. This panel is a deep dive into some of the greatest minds in the wrap design business. Come listen to the pros discuss best practices, shortcuts, the do’s and don’ts and everything in between, moderated by Dallas Fowler, Digital EFX Wraps, Louisville, Kentucky.

Panelists include: Ryan Sandoval, Glarb Wrapped, Fort Lauderdale, Florida; Kevin Kempf, PG Nola, New Orleans; Dan Antonelli, KickCharge Creative, Washington, New Jersey; and Jaime “Mully” Mulican, Wrap Artist/The School of Wrap, Nashville.

1:30 p.m.  | WRAPSCON Designer Throwdown Winners Presentation

Find out who won the WRAPSCON Designer Throwdown and find out the design elements that made them winners.

3 p.m. | Stephen Capper, A-1 Awards

Among other topics, Stephen will discuss the state of the awards and engraving market post-COVID, and finding profits in adversity.

 

Friday, June 3

10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | Wrap IQ Podcast

This live podcast features John Duever and Blake Madsen as they explore business insights around the wraps, tint, PPF and ceramic coating markets.

3 p.m. | Lon Winters, Graphic Elephants, with Alex Mammoser, Easiway Systems/Bluewater Labs

Lon and Alex will discuss best practices for screen cleaning and reclamation.

 

Saturday, June 4

1 p.m. | WRAP Olympics Winners Presentation

Find out who won this grueling wraps Decathlon and the secrets to their success.

 

More interviews are planned, so check the screens at registration and at GPX Theater for the latest when you’re there.

 

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