The 2 Regular Guys – Aaron Montgomery and Terry Combs – will be presenting The New World of Digital Decorating, February 24-25 at Mind’s Eye Graphics, Decatur, Ind. This two-day event will give attendees a hands-on education in direct-to-garment and sublimation decoration.
Thursday, February 23rd, 2017
Meet and Greet from 5PM to 6PM – Optional – Great way to kick off the event.
Friday, February 24th, 2017
- Discuss Digital in today’s world of decoration
- Where is the technology today versus early versions?
- Where the technology fits and what markets to look at.
- Other Digital Options – Laser Transfers/Vinyl/Print & Cut
- Overview of the Direct to Garment process
- Demonstrations of Direct to Garment
- Lunch (Provided) – Tour of Mind’s Eye
- Overview of the Sublimation process
- Demonstrations of Sublimation
- Managing daily maintenance
- Business management tips
- Costing / Pricing the product
- Determining Costs of Direct to Garment
- How to Price Direct to Garment Printing
- True costs of Sublimation printing
- Examples of Successful Markets / Ideas
- Barbecue (Provided) and networking event
Saturday, February 25th, 2017
- Preparing your artwork for both Direct to Garment and Sublimation
- Direct to Garment- What can I print?
- Sublimation – What can I print?
- Lunch (Provided)
- Marketing the product, the technology, and your company!
- Niche markets for both technologies
- Hands on printing
- ***Be sure to bring your own files on a thumb drive!!!***
- $199 per person ($50 early bird discount till February 3rd, 2017)
- $25 Discount for additional people from the same company.
- Space is limited to the first 32 people to sign up.
The 2 Regular Guys – Aaron Montgomery and Terry Combs – will be presenting The New World of Digital Decorating February 24-25 at Mind’s Eye Graphics, Decatur, Ind. This two-day event will give attendees a hands-on education in direct-to-garment and sublimation decoration.
The seminar, limited to 32 students, will drill deep into the how-to of these digital decoration methods, creating the artwork, and best application of the processes. Additionally, Montgomery and Combs will share costing and pricing information, as well as marketing tips and niche market suggestions ideal for your products. Industry veteran and host for this event, Greg Kitson, will also speak to the class on business management.
Students are encouraged to bring their own files to be printed during the hands-on portion of this event. Casual dress is recommended as all participants will be decorating garments and other substrates. For any attendees arriving Thursday night before the event, a meet-and-greet event will take place at the Mind’s Eye Graphics facility. After the first day of class, a barbecue is planned for all attendees. Lunch will be provided both days as well.
This 2 Regular Guys seminar is for anyone interested in beginning a new business or expanding a current business to include sublimation or direct-to-garment decoration. Sign up soon as space is limited.
The 2 Regular Guys seminar, The New World of Digital Decorating, is sponsored by Equipment Zone, Epson, and Mind’s Eye Graphics. The class facility is located at 1019 W. Commerce Drive, Decatur, Ind. 46733