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You need timely, vital information to keep your skills sharp and your business successful. APA provides that education through a variety of mediums to fit your needs and experience. Whether you’re a long-time business owner or new to the association, you’ll get connected to a vibrant community of professionals eager to share their knowledge with you through webinars, live and recorded seminars, products, articles, and more. As an APA member, you receive immediate access to the resources you need without disrupting your schedule.

International Personalization Expo

The International Personalization Expo provides 3 days of learning opportunities from top instructors in the industry. Whether you are new to the industry or eager to learn about the newest advances, you’re guaranteed to walk away with valuable information on CorelDRAW, sublimation, laser and rotary engraving, sand carving, UV printing and more techniques for personalizing products. 

Kimary Carrero of La Casa de los Trofeos says, “I really enjoyed the conference. I learned a lot of valuable information that was conveyed in an interesting manner.” 

From business and marketing down to the technical details, you’ll find educational sessions to answer your questions and practical advice to implement in your business.


Demonstrate your commitment to education by enrolling in the APA certification program. On your journey to achieving the designations Certified Recognition Specialist (CRS) and Certified Recognition Master (CRM) you’ll learn from and connect with industry leaders and make a positive impact on your business. By enrolling in our credit-based certification program, you will join an elite group of professionals who have proven their dedication to learning.


Participate in live webinars and interact with instructors or watch recorded webinars. Live webinars and on-demand access to archived webinars are included as a benefit of your membership. Webinars cover technical topics such as CorelDRAW, sublimation, engraving, and sand carving as well as business, marketing, sales, and customer services areas. Review the complete list of these convenient educational opportunities.

Insights Magazine

Whether online or in print, Insights brings you the latest industry information with articles written by peers and association staff. This publication is an indispensable resource to add to your library for quick advice and news on upcoming events.


Learning is always at your fingertips when you leverage the APA product library. Learn more about our products.

Session Recordings

If you missed the International Personalization Expo or want to share presentations with your team, you can purchase and immediately receive a recorded session download.

For a complete list of education products, please visit our store.

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