Conference


ISS has been known for 40 years as THE place to learn how to take your decorated apparel business to the next level and beyond. Decorated apparel industry leaders and experts from around the world provide valuable insight into their own challenges, perspectives, and overall success in engaging sessions both on and off the show floor.

The 2018 Conference Program has many exciting changes. The conference program starts with five full-day workshops on January 18 from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm. This all day format offers comprehensive learning on the subjects of Embroidery, Special Effects on T-shirts, Photoshop, Apparel Business and Sublimation. The in-depth coverage gives many opportunities for questions and interaction among other business owners.

The ISS Master Decorator Series is One-of-a-Kind Series You Can’t Miss

The Master Decorator Series is an exclusive and unique series offered only at ISS. Tens of thousands of attendees and exhibitors have taken this 6-track apparel printing techniques seminar and have reaped the profits. Attend the ISS conference program at the Long Beach Convention Center and take advantage of this unique opportunity to learn the basics of each of the apparel decorating processes. This six-track seminar is designed for established decorators looking to expand or diversify their business’ offerings or start-up shop entrepreneurs who are not sure which of the decorating processes to build a business around.

Starting with a basic art class, each course is designed to take a single piece of artwork to from raw materials to a finished product using either screen printing, embroidery, sublimation or heat printing applications. Attendees are encouraged to take one class to find out more about a specific decorating technique, or multiple courses to learn about decorating topics of interest. Some classes include hands-on training for the added advantage of trying your hand at the decoration. Attend four of the six sessions and receive your ISS “Master Degree” Certificate of Completion.