Note: The submission deadline for the 2014 SGIA Expo has passed.

If you would like to submit a proposal for our 2015 event, please feel free to do do so at any time, using the criteria included below.

Call for Presentations: SGIA Expo

Presenting an educational session at the SGIA Expo is an excellent way to share valuable experience, gain visibility, and raise the knowledge level of the specialty graphic industry in general. Proposals are welcome from SGIA members and SGIA Expo exhibitors, including printers, manufacturers, educators, distributors and industry consultants, as well as experts in sales and business management.

Sessions are selected for inclusion in the SGIA Expo educational program based on factors including relevance/timeliness of the topic, educational value to the industry, and educational balance within the diverse specialty graphic industry. All proposals are considered, but only a limited number are accepted.

Please note that all proposed educational sessions must be non-commercial in nature, and should focus on increasing knowledge on a particular topic or technique, but not on a specific product or proprietary process.

Educational Tracks
Graphics & Sign – Topics addressing technologies, techniques or markets
Garment Decoration – Topics addressing technologies, techniques or markets

Industrial Printing Topics addressing technologies, techniques or markets
Business Management – Topics addressing sales, business techniques, markets and/or market access

Presentation Type
Seminar - A lecture or panel discussion. 75 minutes in length.

Submission Process
To submit a proposal for the SGIA Expo, please submit the following information.

  • Session title and topic
  • One-paragraph description of session
  • Three key lessons or learning objectives
  • Full contact information for proposed presenter(s), including:
    Phone Number
    Email Address
    Intended educational track

Submit the proposal to:


SGIA Expo Session Proposals
10015 Main Street
Fairfax, VA 22031

If you have questions, contact Dan Marx at SGIA 703.385.1335 or

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