The Decoration Advice Suite

The Printwear & Promotion LIVE! seminar programme is a first class source of free information and advice delivered by industry experts. Topics in The Decoration Advice Suite include embroidery, dye sublimation, direct to garment printing, and for the first time, direct to film printing.

To view the programme for each day just click on the below links.

 

Sunday, April 24

11am An introduction to dye sublimation printing

Adam Henderson, Dye Sublimation Supplies

This talk will provide a beginner’s introduction to dye sublimation. It will cover the equipment needed and how the process works. We will also discuss how new and existing businesses can incorporate sublimation printing. We will also cover how businesses who currently use sublimation can expand their offerings and increase production volume.

With Adam Henderson, technical lead, Dye Sublimation Supplies.

12pm Sustainable solutions for embroidery

Karen Burrows, Madeira UK

Discover the simple steps you can take to become more sustainable by increasing efficiency and maximising your embroidery production processes with minimum waste. Topics covered will include selecting the correct style of thread and type of backing for different applications. Achieve the best results for fine details and small text, 3D embroidery and current trends.

With Karen Burrows, managing director of Madeira UK.

1pm Textile inks, which one for me?

Richard Barrow, Roland DG EMEA

Why are there so many ink technologies available to textile and garment producers? From dye sublimation, DTG, reactive, acid disperse, eco-solvent to Latex. Which ink should you use for your application? Which ink will be most popular in the future? What are the pros and cons of each? Join Roland DG for some textile ink illumination.

With Richard Barrow, head of Academy and Creative Centres, Roland DG EMEA.

2pm ‘Smart clothes’ and 20 other ingenious ways to help your business

Colin Clarke, The Brick Factory

Everything is ‘smart’ nowadays, smart phones, smart heating, smart speakers etc. This session looks at a technology that has been around for quite some time. Colin will show you how quick, easy and low-cost the use of NFC can be. Opening up new revenue streams, reducing administration, strengthening security, and how to get started.

With Colin Clarke, director of The Brick Factory.

3pm How to sell full colour designs to your customer – Simplify your sales approach and just say yes

Andy Rogers, Target Transfers

Start saying yes to all decorated apparel jobs! This talk is loaded with tips and tricks to help bring ultra-colour into your business, from cost efficiencies to selling best practices.

With Andy Rogers, educator for Target Transfers and part of GroupeStahl.

Monday, April 25

11am ‘Smart clothes’ and 20 other ingenious ways to help your business

Colin Clarke, The Brick Factory

Everything is ‘smart’ nowadays, smart phones, smart heating, smart speakers etc. This session looks at a technology that has been around for quite some time. Colin will show you how quick, easy and low-cost the use of NFC can be. Opening up new revenue streams, reducing administration, strengthening security, and how to get started.

With Colin Clarke, director of The Brick Factory.

12pm How to sell full colour designs to your customer – Simplify your sales approach and just say yes

Andy Rogers, Target Transfers

Start saying yes to all decorated apparel jobs! This talk is loaded with tips and tricks to help bring ultra-colour into your business, from cost efficiencies to selling best practices.

With Andy Rogers, educator for Target Transfers and part of GroupeStahl.

1pm Sustainable solutions for embroidery

Karen Burrows, Madeira UK

Discover the simple steps you can take to become more sustainable by increasing efficiency and maximising your embroidery production processes with minimum waste. Topics covered will include selecting the correct style of thread and type of backing for different applications. Achieve the best results for fine details and small text, 3D embroidery and current trends.

With Karen Burrows, managing director of Madeira UK.

2pm DTF printing: What is it and what can it do?

Adam Henderson, Dye Sublimation Supplies

This talk will look at the exciting new developments in direct to film printing, how it’s used and where it fits into the current sphere of garment decoration. The talk will cover the process itself, what materials can be successfully decorated and how this process can be adopted by new and existing businesses.

With Adam Henderson, technical lead, Dye Sublimation Supplies.

Tuesday, April 26

11am DTF printing: What is it and what can it do?

Adam Henderson, Dye Sublimation Supplies

This talk will look at the exciting new developments in direct to film printing, how it’s used and where it fits into the current sphere of garment decoration. The talk will cover the process itself, what materials can be successfully decorated and how this process can be adopted by new and existing businesses.

With Adam Henderson, technical lead, Dye Sublimation Supplies.

12pm ‘Smart clothes’ and 20 other ingenious ways to help your business

Colin Clarke, The Brick Factory

Everything is ‘smart’ nowadays, smart phones, smart heating, smart speakers etc. This session looks at a technology that has been around for quite some time. Colin will show you how quick, easy and low-cost the use of NFC can be. Opening up new revenue streams, reducing administration, strengthening security, and how to get started.

With Colin Clarke, director of The Brick Factory.

 

1pm Sustainable solutions for embroidery

Karen Burrows, Madeira UK

Discover the simple steps you can take to become more sustainable by increasing efficiency and maximising your embroidery production processes with minimum waste. Topics covered will include selecting the correct style of thread and type of backing for different applications. Achieve the best results for fine details and small text, 3D embroidery and current trends.

With Karen Burrows, managing director of Madeira UK.

2pm Textile inks, which one for me?

Richard Barrow, Roland DG

Why are there so many ink technologies available to textile and garment producers? From dye sublimation, DTG, reactive, acid disperse, eco-solvent to Latex. Which ink should you use for your application? Which ink will be most popular in the future? What are the pros and cons of each? Join Roland DG for some textile ink illumination.

With Richard Barrow, head of Academy and Creative Centres, Roland DG EMEA.

 

The Decoration Advice Suite is located on stand F62. Each session lasts 30 minutes with time to ask questions. Seats fill up fast so please arrive early to guarantee your place.

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