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Schedule at a Glance

All times are listed in Pacific Time.

You can see more details about the Expo Special Events.

Monday, February 6

5–7 pm

Registration Open


Tuesday, February 7

7:30 am–5:00 pm

Registration Open

7:30–9:00 am

Automating Processes Using Non-Industry Tools

101+ Tips for an Engraving Shop

Step By Step Layout Design

9:30–11:00 am

Gaining Freedom - Escaping the Owner's Trap and Growing the Value of your Business

Marketing for the Busy Decorator

CorelDRAW for ALL

12:30–2:00 pm

How to Build it Bigger and Better

How to Start and Grow a Laser Business

CorelDraw Draw Faster and Better: Hot Keys, Macros and More

2:30–4 pm

The DREAM BIG MODEL for Growing and Exiting Your Business & Building Wealth

Attaining and Sustaining Success in the Personalization Industry: A Panel Discussion

UV Printer and Laser = Peanut Butter and Jelly

4:30–6 pm

Step By Step Laser Engraving Photographs

Learn Sandcarving and the Possibilities

Roundtable Discussions

Wednesday, February 8

7:30 am–4:30 pm

Registration Open

7:30–10:30 am

Three Ways to UV Print on your Awards: Hands-on Session

Basics and Beyond with Sandcarving: Hands-on Session

7:30–8:30 am

Retention is the New Acquisition

Why Diversifying Your Services Will Help You Grow

Basics of Signage Design

8 am–4:30 pm

ARIEF Silent Auction

9–10 am

It Just Takes a Slight Pivot to Grow

How to Leverage and Automate Processes with Non-Industry Software: A Panel Discussion

How to Know your Actual Cost and How to Get the Right Return

10 am–4:30 pm

Trade Show Floor Open

1–2 pm

Welcome First Time Attendees

4:30–6 pm

Party on the Show Floor: After Hours Event

Thursday, February 9

7:30 am–4:30 pm

Registration Open

7:30–10:30 am

Colorfill: Hands-on Session

7:30–9:00 am

How would Sherlock Holmes Hire?

Let's Get Growing - A Simple Methodology on Business Life Cycles

Deep Etch: Markets & Techniques

9:30–10:30 am

Benefits of the Simple Act of Working ON Your Business

Apparel Decoration: Secrets Every Laser Owner Should Know

CorelDraw for Sublimation

8 am–4:30 pm

ARIEF Silent Auction

10 am–4:30 pm

Trade Show Floor Open

6–7:30 pm

Awards Celebration

Friday, February 10

8–9:30 am

Member Breakfast and Annual Meeting

10 am–1 pm

Trade Show Floor Open

How to Register

Visit the Expo registration for details on how to sign up.


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