February 28th, 2014 Show Notes – NBM Trade Shows

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Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast discussion with Laurie Zydonik from the NBM Shows. We talk all things NBM, discuss trade shows and the upcoming NBM events for 2014 and beyond.

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NBM Trade Shows

  • Let’s start by you telling us what events you have coming up for 2014.
  • Talk to us about The NBM B.I.G. Show in Indy.
  • What’s on tap for show attendees with regards to the seminars offered?
  • What are you seeing from the industry regarding interest in attending trade shows in general, and for all the vendors listening, what about attendees actually making purchases while they’re on the show floor?
  • What’s your take on having a successful show for each vendor?
  • What’s happening with the Printwear magazine now?
  • Is there anything new and exciting we should be watching for in 2015, or even in upcoming shows in 2014? 

Laurie’s Bio: Laurie is the Director of Strategic Sales at The NBM Show. She’s been with NBM for nearly 14 years and has experience in all facets of trade shows within the organization from audience development, marketing, execution, operations and sales.
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Continued Discussion of Industry Shows

  • Why do garment printers line up at trade shows to get a free shirt?
  • What do we do in our industry that don’t happen in other industries?
  • What do we not do that people have seen that is cool in other industries?


  1. DAX Kansas City – February 28th – March 1st
  2. NBM Arlington, TX – March 6th – 8th
  3. ASI Long Beach – March 25th – 27th
  4. ISS Atlantic City, NJ – March 14th – 16th

Other News/Events

  1. Complete Screen Printing Business Course – Atlas Screen Supply in Chicago – March 22-23, 2014
  2. Complete Screen Printing Business Course – Workhorse Products in Phoenix – May 17-18, 2014
  3. Introduction to DTG Printing – Equipment Zone in New Jersey (outside NYC) – April 4th

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