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ISS CONFERENCES ISS Conference: Embroidery Highlights The 2013 schedule includes a comprehensive lineup for embroiderers and digitizers. By Marcia Derryberry, Editor in Chief t he 2013 Imprinted Sportswear Shows (ISS) trade show season is in full swing, with a successful Long Beach event last month and the upcoming ISS Atlantic City event, to be held March 8-10. Join thousands of apparel decorators at the Atlantic City Convention Center for three days of networking, product sourcing and educational opportunities. Sharpen your skills with ISS through a comprehensive educational lineup, which features a workshop and several seminars focusing on embroidery and digitizing topics. Don’t miss industry expert Deborah Jones’ all-day workshop, “Embroidery A-Z” on March 7 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This workshop takes you from the basic fundamentals of stabilizers and hooping, to exploring the latest techniques and technologies available for computerized embroidery. Also, during the course of the threeday show, plan to attend these embroidery and digitizing seminars: • “Master Decorator Series: Embroidery Basics;” Deborah Jones, • “Making the Move to Commercial Embroidery;” Deborah Jones, • “Embroidery That Sells Itself;” Deborah Jones, MyEmbroidery • “Taking Control of Your Quality with Embroidery Software;” Deborah Jones, MyEmbroidery • “Digitizing from Both Sides of the 24 Impressions | February 2013 Counter;” Lee Caroselli-Barnes, Balboa Threadworks • “Blending Colors in Embroidery;” Lee Caroselli-Barnes, Balboa Threadworks Also new this year is the ISS Roundtable, which will be held at all 2013 ISS events. If you are attending the ISS conference and want the chance to meet one-on-one with some of the esteemed speakers featured on the program, don’t miss this exclusive new session. It’s your opportunity to meet them and continue the conversation. This session will be held from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on the second day of the show. And consider taking the new ISS and Impressions Master Decorator Series of classes. These six seminars are specifically designed for existing decorators looking to expand their shops’ offerings and new shop owners trying to determine the best decorating processes for their business models. Attend four of the six sessions and earn a certificate of completion. The ISS conference program presents opportunities to enhance your expertise as the pages of Impressions come alive in a comprehensive workshop and seminar lineup. Developed by Impressions editors, the ISS sessions feature top-notch educators, many of whom regularly contribute to Impressions’ editorial content. And we’ve completely revamped the 2013 conference program to ensure you have plenty of opportunities to enhance your skills. Register early for just $99 for the The revamped ISS conference program features a workshop by Deborah Jones (shown) and several seminars geared toward embroiderers and digitizers. full-seminar package to take as many seminars as you’d like. Or pre-register and pay just $25 for individual seminars (workshops are $99) and you’ll come away with a wealth of information to make your investment return big profits in new and repeat business once you put your newfound skills to use. To view a video about the ISS experience, visit ISS 2013 Schedule Atlantic City March 8-10 Orlando April 11-13 Las Vegas Aug. 4-6 Fort Worth Sept. 26-28 Register now for free expo and early-bird education discounts:

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Impressions - February 2013

Impressions - February 2013
First Impressions
From the Show Director
Product Gallery
ISS Conferences
Styles that Work
Singlehead Embroidery Machine Maintenance
Your Digital Printer Can Be a Money-Maker
Secrets to Rush Order Success
Shop Spotlight
Embroidery Technique
Tech Tips Embroidery
Screen Printing Graphics & Design
Screen Printing Technique
Online Directory
Tech Tips Screen Printing
Digital Decorating
Ad Index

Impressions - February 2013