Graphics of the Americas 2010 Signs Up Some 200 Exhibitors To Date
MIAMI BEACH, FL—January 7, 2010—Graphics of the Americas (GOA), celebrating its 35th anniversary February 25-27 in Miami Beach, FL, is pleased to announce that an all-star line-up of exhibitors have again signed up to be part of one of the largest, annual combined exposition and education events in the U.S.
A unique expo and conference that attracts print providers, suppliers and creative professionals from all over the world, GOA 2010 showcases the convergence of industry knowledge, products and technology.
Who's Who of the Industry
GOA 2010 has secured close to 200 exhibitors to date including HP, Presstek, Riso, Van Son Holland, X-Rite Inc./Pantone, Rollem International and many others. Heidelberg and Adobe are hosting special bonus sessions this year, while educational, theoretical, and practical sessions covering virtually every facet of technology, strategy, and management are being offered. To see the current Exhibitor List, click here.
Over 9,500 Attendees Expected
George Ryan, President of GOA, says, "Upwards of 9,500 qualified printing professionals come to GOA to view the latest industry products and services and to compare, evaluate and make purchasing decisions. Our 2010 show offers a diverse exhibitor base combined with cutting edge education sessions offered in both English and Spanish. There really is something for everyone this year and it is not to be missed."
Exhibitor Showcase Sneak Peek
Here are some highlights from what to expect at this year's show:
Presstek, Inc. will be showcasing its Presstek 52DI digital offset printing press; Presstek Vector FL52 with Freedom Pro Plates; DPM Pro 400; PathWay Web-to-Print Solution; Presstek Latitude, a highly automated PDF/JDF workflow; and the Presstek Momentum Pro, a fully-integrated RIP and workflow solution designed to automate the production process using certified PDF tools.
Rollem introduces the Advantage Card Cutting system for finishing multiple-up Greeting cards and Photo cards. This two-directional system edge trims the images in both directions, slits each card and applies the finest quality score and cut-score available.
Die Cutters, Inc., home of Cleen-Cut Flatbed Die Cutters, has rolled out its new 15-inch Tabletop model, designed to handle those small but sometimes intricate and delicate projects.
This past year, GOA appeared on Tradeshow Week's prestigious Top 200 Tradeshow List with the last recorded show numbers posting at 250,000 net sq. ft., 367 exhibiting companies and 10,600 professional attendees. More than 1,200 attendees participated in the show's diverse educational sessions.
GOA 2010 Selected to Participate in U.S. Dept. of Commerce International Buyers Program
For the sixth year in a row, GOA has been selected by the International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce to participate in the International Buyers Program. This program increases international attendance and helps U.S. exhibitors at GOA 2010 capitalize on the overseas purchasing power. Sixty percent of GOA attendees come from across the U.S., while 40 percent travel worldwide from Mexico, South America, Central America, and Canada.
Limited Booth Space Available
GOA 2010 booth space is still available, but running out quickly. To find out more information about how to secure a booth, please call 800-331-0461 or visit www.GOA2010.com.
About Printing Association of Florida (PAF)
The Printing Association of Florida is one of the most active and influential printing associations in North America, occupying a headquarters in Orlando, Fla. More than 500 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 6275 Hazeltine National Drive, Orlando, FL 32822, by phone: +1 407-240-8009, Fax: +1 407-240-8333, and on the Web at www.pafgraf.org.
About Graphics of the Americas (GOA)
Now in its 35th year, Graphics of the Americas is produced annually by the Printing Association of Florida, Inc., and an industry trade association. GOA 2010 is scheduled for February 25-27, 2010 at the Miami Beach Convention Center.
GOA is one of the graphic communications industry's largest, annual combined exposition and education events in the U.S. With worldwide attendance, GOA is a unique expo and conference that attracts 9,500 printers, designers, and creative professionals from North America, Central America, South America and the Caribbean. To register or for more information call 1-800-331-0461 or visit www.GOA2010.com. Outside the U.S. and Canada, dial + 1 407-240-8009.