State of the Industry’s Health


In 2020 Industry Publications and Online Events are more important than ever. Terry and Aaron will be talking with Dave Pomeroy about how GRAPHICS PRO and GRAPHICS PRO EXPO are here to help shops survive and prosper in tough times. We will discuss diversification; new opportunities and new businesses entering the market. Dave is the President of National Business Media, which publishes GRAPHICS PRO Mag and produces GRAPHICS PRO EXPO

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State of the Industry's Health

Terry: Dave Pomeroy is the President of National Business Media, which publishes GRAPHICS PRO mag and produces GRAPHICS PRO EXPO. 26-year industry and NBM-veteran, former publisher of A&E, Custom Gift Retailer and Printwear magazines.

Aaron: First, let’s talk about the trade show schedule for 2021.

Graphics Pro Expo (GPX) Irving May 13-15
GPX Indianapolis June 15-17 – midweek
GPX Meadowlands July 15-16
GPX Long Beach August 12-14
GPX Pittsburgh September 24-25
GPX Charlotte October 29-30

Terry: Aaron and I will both be participating in an event coming up next week, Decorated Apparel Day on November 18th. Tell us about that.

Aaron: Publications and online events are more important than ever in 2020. How are Graphics Pro and the online NBM events helping shops survive and even prosper in tough times?

Terry: What are you seeing regarding diversification in the industry?

Aaron: What information are shop owners looking to you for?

Terry: Crystal ball time. Once Covid is just a memory, how do you think trade shows will be impacted in the future.

Aaron: Dave, how can our listeners find you?



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