WRAPSCON

Indiana Convention Center | June 2-4

A wraps event, for wrappers, by wrappers!

National Business Media, producers of WRAPS and GRAPHICS PRO magazines and GRAPHICS PRO EXPO (GPX), presents THE EVENT for graphics installers: WRAPSCON, June 2-4, 2022 at GPX Indianapolis.

With the huge potential for growth in the graphics market, especially vinyl wrap professionals serving the vehicle wrap advertising, commercial fleet graphics and other related graphics markets, WRAPSCON has become the must-attend event of the year.

The top graphics installers and leading manufacturers and distributors in the business will come together under one roof, with a national audience of installers, to share tips and tricks, install techniques, and the latest products to boost this rapidly growing market.

WRAPSCON is back with more in 2022! Come see the latest in digital printing, vinyl technology, lamination, vehicle templates, wrap specific artwork and tools, plus an expert educational panel (WRAPSconnect), a thrilling competition (Wrap Olympics), Meet the Masters, and more. If you have skin in the WRAPS game, then you gotta be there!

 


 

This moderated morning session, on Thursday, June 2 at 8 a.m., is an in-depth panel discussion covering everything you need to know about running a wraps business. There will be a 45-minute moderated session followed by 30 minutes of Q&A.

Panelists include: Jim and Starla Miller, Miller Decals; Daren and Mary Merkle, Shadow Graphix, Indianapolis; Adam Sumner, WRAPIX Academy; John Duever, Vinyl Images and Design; Brad Rapone, TradeWraps; Matt Richart, Digital EFX Wraps; Matt Wolynski, Phenomenal Vinyl; Jeb Breitzke, B5 Installations; and Charlie Trujillo, Lettering Express.

 

Jim Miller

Starla Miller

Daren Merkle

Mary Merkle

Adam Sumner

John Duever

Brad Rapone

Matt Richart

Matt Wolynski

Jeb Breitzke

Charlie Trujillo

 


 

This one-of-a-kind wraps contest will test the wrap skills and mental toughness of 32 two-person teams as they battle through a Decathlon of ten grueling stages of competition. Do you have what it takes?

Judges include Starla Miller, Miller Decals; Jen and Steve Carney, Carbon Wraps; Adam Sumner, Wrapix Imaging; Luis Tirado, WBC Graphics; and Keith Vu, Savage Wraps. This year’s emcee is Kevin Kempf, PG Nola.

 

Starla Miller

Jen Carney

Steve Carney

Adam Sumner

Luis Tirado

Keith Vu

Kevin Kempf

 


 

Have you walked WRAPSCON in previous years and thought, “Too bad it’s only focused on installers?!” Well, you may have had a point, but not anymore…

For WRAPSCON 2022, we are introducing the WRAPSCON Designer Throwdown! This contest is 100% focused on you, the designer, to highlight your skills and show the market what you do best!

Click here to learn more, and to enter. Good Luck!

Winners will be announced after the WRAPSCON Designer Panel at GPX Theater (in the expo hall) at 1:30 (see below for more information about the Designer Panel).

 


WRAPSCON Designer Panel @ GPX Theater

Thursday, June 2, noon-1:30 p.m.

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 at GPX Theater in the expo hall, moderated by Dallas Fowler, Digital EFX Wraps, Louisville, Kentucky.

Dallas Fowler

Dallas Fowler

Ryan Sandoval

Ryan Sandoval

Kevin Kempf

Kevin Kempf

Dan Antonelli

Dan Antonelli

Jamie Mullican

Jamie Mullican

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.

Immediately following the Designer Panel at GPX Theater find out who won the WRAPSCON Designer Throwdown and the design elements that made them winners.


 

This happy hour event is an intimate affair limited to wrappers only. Come share a pint with your colleagues and rub elbows with the industry’s elite installers from around the world, Thursday, June 2, 5-6:30 p.m. at Chef JJ’s Downtown (42 W South St., Indianapolis, IN 46225). Drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be served with two drink tickets per person. Service stops at 6:30 p.m., but the conversation continues in the bar area. We’re looking forward to seeing everyone there!

 


 

WRAPSCON Platinum Sponsors:

3M Commercial Graphics   JDS Sign SupplyORAFOL/KMPF

MUTOH.   FlexiShieldThe Wrap Institute

 


 

WRAPSCON Gold Sponsors:


 

WRAPSCON Silver Sponsors:

Wensco Sign Supply   Proseries   

 

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