About the Show


The Imprinted Sportswear Shows (ISS) are the premier trade shows dedicated to the imprinted and decorated apparel industry. ISS is the voice of the industry and has been for 40 years. ISS trade shows are inspiring, interactive platforms showcasing the latest product and service innovations and trends from leading imprinted and decorated apparel brands.

ISS trade shows attract the most qualified industry attendees/buyers from all over the world. ISS shows are filled with top exhibitors ranging from apparel screen printing equipment, multi-head embroidery machines, direct-to-garment (DTG) printing options, heat-applied rhinestone designs, neon inks, performance stretch inks, sublimation equipment and much more. You’ll see multi-head embroidery machines making twelve caps or more at a time. You will see many different types of utilization and techniques such as rhinestone application, heat-press application, robot-arm application from a computer design. Other examples you’ll see as you walk around the immense ISS show floors are the variations of foil appliqué, laser applied lettering, and screen printed team numbering systems. You’ll see the latest blanks and colors including t-shirts, hoodie string and zipper colors, sweatshirt designs, placket shirts, embroidery-ready corporate apparel, super-soft baby apparel, matching blankets, robes and slippers, backpacks, tote bags, aprons and every other apparel item that can be custom decorated.

Attend the ISS shows to experience apparel screen printing and embroidery demonstrations at the show. Whether you are new or a veteran in the decorated apparel business, ISS has award winning and internationally-recognized Conference Seminars and hands-on Workshops constantly updated to keep up with industry trends and topics to help you grow market share and brand presence. You will learn from the top experts in the business about anything you’re interested in whether it be screen printing, embroidery, graphic design, Photoshop applications for apparel, pricing embroidery, internet marketing for t-shirts, digitizing artwork, the general workings of the apparel business and so much more. ISS Conference Seminars and Workshops apply to all segments of the industry and are designed to foster professional growth on all levels.

ISS shows are located each year in each region of the United States to allow the opportunity for easy travel access for everyone in the country: Long Beach, CA, Atlantic City, NJ, Houston, TX, Orlando, FL, and Fort Worth, TX to allow everyone an opportunity to get to a city near them to stay ahead of the game and their competition.

View an ISS Show in action and see why it WILL grow your decorated apparel business.