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Graphics of the Americas Returns to Miami Beach


Now in its 40th year, the Graphics of the Americas (GOA) Expo and Conference will return to the Miami Beach Convention Center in Miami Beach, FL, on Feb. 26-28, 2015.

Produced annually by the Printing Association of Florida, GOA is one of the graphic communications industry’s largest annual combined expositions and conferences, attracting nearly 10,000 printers, designers and creative professionals from North America, Central America, South America and the Caribbean.

The GOA website promotes the event as "THE place to discover new opportunities and learn what you can do to ensure you will be a long-term player in the new world of blended communications." Live equipment demonstrations, an extensive tradeshow floor and educational sessions combine with peer-to-peer networking to offer an intense three-day opportunity to grow in the graphics industry. Topics addressed throughout the show include direct-to-substrate printing, wide format printing, vehicle wraps, cross-media marketing and new media publishing.

Graphics of the Americas also will offer more than 50 educational sessions, including prepress and production, digital printing, sales and marketing, management and wide format. Twenty seminars will be taught in Spanish to address the global audience. Attendees will include those in commercial printing, digital printing, wide format, flexo/label printing, graphic design, screen printing, specialty printers, bindery professionals and direct-to-substrate printers and decorators.

Show hours run from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 26, and Friday, Feb. 27. On Sat., Feb. 28, the exhibition floor will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Exhibitors of interest to InsideFinishing readers include the following:

  • B&R Moll, Inc., Ivyland, PA – Booth #414
  • Deluxe Stitcher Co., Franklin Park , IL – Booth #845
  • Esko, Miamisburg, OH – Booth #622
  • MBM Corporation, North Charleston, SC – Booth #823
  • MGI USA, Melbourne, FL – Booth #614
  • Microcut/Colter & Peterson, Petaluma, CA – Booth #367
  • Mimaki USA, Suwanee, GA – Booth #237
  • Rhin-O-Tuff, Boise, ID – Booth #140
  • Ricoh Americas Corp., Malvern, PA – Booth #644
  • Rollem International, Anaheim, CA – Booth #209
  • WCJ Pilgrim Wire, Glendale, WI – Booth #433

For more information, visit www.goaexpo.com.