Announcing Sawgrass Technologies Sublimation and Digital Decoration Webinar Schedule for July-December 2011. Now you can learn from the comfort of your own computer! No travel, no being away from home, no registration lines, and no parking hassles! All you need to participate is a computer with speakers, a broadband connection and a comfortable place to sit or stretch out.
All of the events are free, but do require pre-registration. Once you complete the online event form, you will receive a link for the webinar via email. You will also receive an automatic reminder in advance of the event. If you have questions regarding registration, please feel free to contact [email protected].
Miss an event? No problem, Sawgrass records each webinar, and you can view webcasts at www.sawgrassink.com/education-events/digital-decoration-webcasts.
Sublimation! It’s More Than Mouse Pads & Coffee Mugs
July 12: 5pm-6pm EST
Looking for a way to expand your profits without blowing your bank account? Sublimation is a very cost effective, on demand process that opens the doors to a whole variety of product offerings. Photo gifts, performance apparel, plaques, personalized gifts, ad specialty products, signage, etc.—the list is long. Learn how the process works, how to produce sublimated products, what to charge, and how to market in this fast paced, information packed session.
Hassle Free Digital Garment Printing
July 26: 5pm-6pm EST
Want to produce printed apparel, but not sure it’s a good fit? Direct-to-garment, sublimation, and digital transfers (not a dirty word!) are all viable solutions for garment printing and easy to add to a new or existing business. But it’s not a case of one-size fits all, as each method has its own unique applications and limitations. Learn the differences between each and see how they can be integrated into your operation to expand your offerings and profits.
How To Sublimate Ceramic Mugs
August 9: 4pm-5pm EST
Ceramic mugs have long been a mainstay product for sublimation and there is more than one way to produce these high-margin products. Tune in to learn the correct way to sublimate ceramic mugs using a step-by-step approach for both mug wraps and mug presses. Not yet a sublimator? No problem, here’s your chance to see just how simple it can be. Quick, easy, and profitable!
Adding Digital Decoration To An Embroidery Business
August 23: 4pm-5pm EST
Digital Decoration is an ideal fit for any embroidery business as it allows you to expand your market reach with a wide range of new products, such as full-color t-shirts. However, the processes are quite different when it comes to implementation. From art to setup to production to pricing, digital decoration lives in a unique world all of its own. But don’t let that hold you back from the power of digital profits. Spend some time with an embroidery professional who will show you everything you need to know to add digital decoration to your embroidery business.
Lighting Up—Sublimating With Fluorescent And UV Inks
October 11: 1pm-2pm EST
Cutting-edge sublimation technology has yielded two new ink options—fluorescent and UV reflective. Fluorescent opens up a range of new applications from eye-catching signage to safety apparel, where as UV is the perfect solution for the security markets and even has opportunities for the entertainment industry. Learn how these new inks are applied and how you can harness the power of creativity to generate new profits with new applications.
Adding Digital Decoration To A Screen Printing Business
October 25: 4pm-5pm EST
Digital Decoration is an ideal fit for any screen-printing business as it allows you to expand your market reach and offer a much wider range of products. Plus it’s an ideal full-color, short run solution, that doesn’t require extensive setup and preparation time. From art to setup to production to pricing, digital decoration lives in a unique world all of it’s own. But don’t let that hold you back from the power of digital profits. We’ll show you everything you need to know to add digital decoration to your screen-printing business.
Breaking The Rules Of Sublimation
November 8: 5pm-6pm EST
You’ve probably heard some of the long-standing “rules” of sublimation production, but are they really hard fast physical laws, or just general guidelines to help you with the basics? The reality is that you can do more with sublimation than you might imagine, things like decorating blended fabrics, and printing on colored surfaces. We’ll take a look at the most common sublimation rules and determine which are set in stone and which are flexible. As you will see, stretching the boundaries might just be the trick for generating new products and solutions that leave your competition wallowing in the dust.
Digital Photogifting 101
November 13: 4pm-5pm EST
Photo-gifts are hot, profitable, and easy to produce. Learn how to sublimate and digitally apply photos, graphics and logos onto a wide variety of gift merchandise. It’s the perfect addition to any gift store or an ideal stand-alone business that can be operated from virtually any location. Create hundreds of personalized products including apparel, mouse pads, mugs, license plates, coasters, tote bags, pet products, clocks, puzzles, plaques, clipboards…the list is long! And for retailers it’s an added bonus, as the “while you wait” application, keeps your customers in the store longer.
How To Sublimate Coated Metal Products
November 27: 5pm-6pm EST
There are a wide variety of coated metal products available for sublimation, including license plates, dog tags, clocks, signage and more. Though the basic production process is the same as for non-metal items, there are a few unique approaches to dealing with coated metal products. Tune in to learn the correct way to sublimate these high margin items using a step-by-step approach from printing to pressing. Not yet a sublimator? No problem, here’s your chance to see just how simple it can be. Quick, easy and profitable!
Two Minute T-Shirts
November 22: 7pm-8pm EST
Digital Technology makes its quick, easy, and affordable to print full-color, high resolution designs on apparel. Whether you want to do production or just generate spec samples, doing it in-house gives you more flexibility and increased profitability. We’ll show you three low-cost technologies under $1000 that any business can incorporate.
Sublimation For Macs
December 6: 1pm-2pm EST
Sawgrass Technologies has long provided a Mac solution through its line of ArTainium sublimation inks. Now the options are being expanded to the top-selling line of SubliJet inks. If you are a Mac user, then you will definitely want to tune in for this special session as we demonstrate the different options for sublimation production with your system.
For additional information about these Webinars, please visit www.sawgrassink.com.