Graphics of the Americas to Present 'Wrap Cup Americas' Vehicle Competition with Exotic Maseratis
ORLANDO, FL—December 10, 2014—Graphics of the Americas (GOA), produced annually by the Printing Association of Florida, presents Wrap Cup Americas, a vehicle wrap competition where the "wrap stars" of the Americas will be pitted against each other to wrap a line of exotic Maseratis to win the Wrap Cup Americas competition. The winner will take home a prize package valued at $25,000, and the total of all prizes for the competition is over $150,000. The event is limited to the first 36 participants. To register online, visit: http://www.goaexpo.com/wrap-cup-americas.html.
The action-packed event takes place at GOA 2015, being held on Feb. 26-28, 2015, at the Miami Beach Convention Center in Miami Beach, FL. The competition showcases the skill, creativity and, most importantly, quality of installers and vehicle wrappers. The showcase recognizes the best of the best in the global vehicle wrapping community.
Wrap Cup Americas takes place on the show floor and is slated to be one of the show's most lively and exciting features. Visitors can watch vehicle wrapping superstars from North, Central and South America and the Caribbean battle it out through five rounds to hold the coveted title: Americas Wrap Cup Champion.
George Ryan, GOA president, said: "We are thrilled to be hosting the Wrap Cup Americas at GOA 2015. As if the exhilarating art of vehicle wrapping isn't fascinating enough, the fact that these leading vehicle wrappers will be working on Maseratis definitely adds to the excitement here. GOA visitors are in for a real treat with this event. We are pulling out all the stops for our 40th anniversary showcase!"
Wrap Cup Americas: Schedule of Events
Day One - Thursday, Feb. 26
GOA attendees will watch the qualifying matches of round one live on the show floor. Vehicle wrappers from around the world will be making their mark on each designated Maserati.
Days Two and Three - Friday, Feb. 27 and Saturday, Feb. 28
The best 24 vehicle wrappers will advance to compete the next day in rounds two and three. The knock out semi-finals will take place on Saturday, Feb. 28, where the remaining competitors and champion of the overall Wrap Cup Americas Champion will be crowned.
The final match will be followed by the official award ceremony, where winners will be presented with various prizes on the Wrap Cup Americas stage.
Renowned industry veteran and head of PDAA Certification, Rob Ivers, has been named head judge for the event. Event sponsors to date are as follows:
- MR Clipart—vehicle templates and 3-D presentation tools
- Image1Impact—wrap tools
- Drivindu—software tools and apps for car wrappers
- Leister—heating guns
- Knifeless—vinyl cutting system
- CoCut—cutting software
For more information
For details about entering the Wrap Cup Americas competition, visit: http://www.goaexpo.com/wrap-cup-americas.html. For more information on GOA 2015 and to register for free entry, please visit: www.GOAexpo.com and enter source code GOA15.
About Printing Association of Florida (PAF)
The Printing Association of Florida is one of the most active and influential printing associations in North America, with headquarters in Orlando, FL. More than 300 Florida-based graphic arts companies consider PAF their ultimate business partner. Governed by an all-volunteer board of directors elected by its membership, PAF is a not-for-profit association representing the interests of the graphic arts industry throughout the state. PAF is affiliated with Printing Industries of America, the world's largest graphic arts trade association, making PAF members a part of the largest, most comprehensive graphic arts advocacy organization in the world. PAF is located at 6250 Hazeltine National Drive, Suite 114, Orlando, FL, 32822.
About Graphics of the Americas (GOA)
Now in its 40th year, Graphics of the Americas, produced annually by the Printing Association of Florida, takes place on Feb. 26-28 2015, at the Miami Beach Convention Center in Miami Beach, FL. GOA is one of the graphic communications industry's largest, annual, combined expositions and conferences. GOA is a unique event attracting over 8,300 printers, designers and creative professionals from North America, Central America, South America, the Caribbean and all corners of the world.
Source: Graphics of the Americas.