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from the show director ISS Focus: Continuing the Momentum ImprInted sportswear shows 2012 Iss Columbus May 4-5 Iss Las Vegas August 12-14 Iss atlanta September 7-8 Fort worth September 27-29 ImprInted sportswear shows 2013 Iss Long Beach January 18-20 orlando February 15-16 he Imprinted Sportswear Shows (ISS) and Impressions magazine have had an incredible first quarter as a collective brand. As such, keeping momentum is essential for the remainder of this year’s events. I’m invigorated by all of the positive energy I’ve absorbed from the first quarter shows. I love what I do for a living and I genuinely enjoy the people in this industry. With seven shows annually, we spend a lot of time with our customers. Naturally, we feed off of each other — frequently discussing our businesses and, thus, stimulating new ideas. We’re here for each other — and we’re here for you, too. ISS has been with you for more than 30 years. Our passion is ensuring the best experience for our trade show attendees and exhibitors. As your business partners, we are here to help you prosper. Join us May 4-5 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio for ISS Columbus. It’s your chance to stay current on market trends, learn new techniques, gain inspirational ideas and enhance your business’ productivity. This event will expose you to exhibitors showcasing new technology and products. ISS Columbus will be our second event of 2012 that has a new two-day format with extended show hours. The show will be open on Friday, May 4 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Saturday, May 5 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. How can you acquire industry knowledge that will set you apart from the rest? Attend one of our educational sessions offered at ISS Columbus. Our comprehensive conference program contains 24 seminars and three workshops (which will be held May 3). Individual sessions can be purchased for as little as $25 each. Register today at issshows.com. Reduced conference rates are available until May 2. Use your smart phone to scan the QR code below to link directly to our ISS homepage for information on all of our upcoming 2012 shows. The closer we get to the launch of ISS Las Vegas, the more excited we become! Log on to issshows.com for a current list of ISS Las Vegas exhibitors, floor plan, and important show and area information. The launch will take place Aug. 12-14 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. If you have any questions regarding any of our ISS events, we welcome you to call us directly. Our individual contact information can be found to the right of this column. Erin, Jeanine, Sarah and I are here to assist you in any way we can. We can’t slow down, and I’m excited to see what’s ahead for the next quarter and end of the year. We can’t wait to see where this industry will take us, as well as how it will change and grow us. The entire ISS and Impressions staff thanks you for being with us in 2012! t Editorial Office 1145 Sanctuary Parkway, Suite 355 Alpharetta, GA 30009 (770) 569-1540, (800) 241-9034; Fax: (770) 569-5105 saLes grOup shOw dirEctOr nikki houSton | (770) 291-5416 nikki.houston@nielsen.com sEniOr AccOunt ExEcutivE erin ciAnciolo | (770) 291-5486 erin.cianciolo@nielsen.com AccOunt ExEcutivE JeAnine GoForth | (770) 291-5414 jeanine.goforth@nielsen.com AccOunt ExEcutivE SArAh MAllett | (770) 291-5418 sarah.mallett@nielsen.com operatIons OpErAtiOns mAnAgEr ekitA ShAw | (770) 291-5506 ekita.shaw@nielsen.com ConFerenCe cOnfErEncE mAnAgEr lAurA cASkey | (770) 291-5590 laura.caskey@nielsen.com marketIng mArkEting mAnAgEr elAine AMAcher | (770) 291-5423 elaine.amacher@nielsen.com A Division of Nielsen prEsidEnt, niELsEn ExpOsitiOns DAviD loechner sEniOr vicE prEsidEnt, humAn rEsOurcEs MichAel AliceA sEniOr vicE prEsidEnt, businEss dEvELOpmEnt DArrell Denny vicE prEsidEnt, finAncE DeniSe BASheM vicE prEsidEnt, OpErAtiOns lori JenkS vicE prEsidEnt, digitAL tereSA reilly vicE prEsidEnt, mAnufActuring & mArkEting sErvicEs JoAnne wheAtley iss shOw dirEctOr Nikki.Houston@nielsen.com (770) 291-5416 8 Impressions | April/May 2012 impressionsmag.com http://www.issshows.com http://www.issshows.com http://www.impressionsmag.com

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Impressions - April 2012

Impressions - April 2012
Contents
Making Economic Sense of Sustainability
From the Show Director
FYI
ISS Conferences
Product Gallery
Spotlight on Caps
Outfitting the Active Customer
Future Leaders
Primed for Print/Cut Media
Financing Your Start-Up Decorated Apparel Business
Making Economic Sense of Sustainability
Shop Spotlight
Embroidery Technique
Screen Printing Graphics & Design
Screen Printing Technique
Online Directory
Digital Decorating
Business to Business
Classifieds
Ad Index

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