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Learning Lounge Sessions

Through these 30-minute sessions, attendees receive quick, expert advice right on the show floor. All Learning Lounge sessions are free to attend, and no registration is required.

Check out the 2024 Learning Lounge Schedule

Wednesday, February 7

10:30 am–Boost Your Bottomline with Promo

Adam Bayyouk – SAGE
Dive into the world of promotional products! Your clients are already buying promos, so why not buy from you? You are already selling awards; discover the incredible potential of adding promotional products to your offering. Join us to explore where to start and witness how integrating promo can skyrocket your ROI.

11:30 am–Adhesive Selection for Bonding Awards and Laser Projects

Braden Todd – GS2 Awards
Going over the different adhesive options we offer and use along with how they’re used to finish products and speed up production. 

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm–UV Pring Base Camp: What you need to know before climbing into UV Print

Steve Weist – PDS Equipment
Join Steve Weist of PDS equipment to learn what UV printing is and how it can enhance your business.

2:00 - 2:30 pm–12 Personalization Businesses in a Box

Eddie Hill – Award Masters
12 different, million-dollar niches you can add to your personalization business using the same equipment you alread have!

3:00 - 3:30 pm–Influence of Social Media on the Personalization Industry

John Modi – MakerFlo Crafts
Uncover how social media is shaking things up in retail, marketing, and tech, making everything a little more 'you.' From quirky ads to tailored experiences, we'll explore the dance between social media and personalization, and maybe even spill the beans on some challenges and cool opportunities. Get ready for a personalized rollercoaster ride!

Thursday, February 8

11:30 am - Noon–Unleashing Creativity with UV Printing and Laser Technology: The Future of Customization

Evan Reutling – LogoJET
In this quick-session, discover how integrating UV printing with laser technology opens up limitless possibilities for creative and innovative printing solutions. Explore the cutting-edge techniques that allow for unparalleled precision and versatility in customizing a wide range of materials. Join Evan Reutling, LogoJET's Team Application Specialist, and Sumita, a renowned Social Influencer and entrepreneur from the Homebound team, as they share their insights and experiences on the fusion of UV printing and laser technology. This engaging session will showcase how this powerful combination unlocks new realms of creativity and customization, transforming the way we think about printing solutions. Don't miss this opportunity to learn from the experts and witness the future of innovative printing!

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm–Order Management in your Business

Niels Norby and Debbie Susdorf – NetSoft Studios
Join Niels and Debbie to learn more about Order Management and how you can be more efficient in your day to day operations.

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm–Stump the Corel Experts

Randy Allen  – Engraving Concepts
Doug Green – Express Yourself

Join CorelDRAW experts Randy Allen of Engraving Concepts and Doug Green of Express Yourself to ask your most challenging Corel questions!

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm–Sublimating on Polar Tumblers

Jared Truman – JDS Industries
We'll share how to sublimate on Polar Camel skinny tumblers and how to troubleshoot certain issues you may encounter

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