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GOA to offer free expo theater & show floor activities

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Miami Beach, FL - Graphics of the Americas 2010 (GOA) is once again taking its offerings for show attendees to the next level. One of the largest, annual combined exposition and education events in the U.S., GOA is hosting a free Expo Theater featuring sessions with senior level executives from leading exhibiting companies, as well as novel product demonstrations on the show floor.

GOA 2010 Expo Theater
GOA 2010 exhibitors are reaching attendees in more ways than just booth space at the show. GOA's free Expo Theater, located directly on the show floor for easy attendee access, offers valuable demonstrations and education about the industry's newest products and services.

George Ryan, GOA President, says, "Our show this year goes above and beyond numerous free educational and insightful opportunities. From the popular Expo Theater to product demonstrations and exhibitor giveaways, the show will be packed with priceless information and exemplary product demonstrations."

The Expo Theater session schedule is as follows and is subject to change:

Thursday, February 25
Short Run Digital Color - 1:00-1:45 p.m.
Richard Egert, General Manager, Strategic Technology Providers, Oki Printing Solutions

CorelDRAW: Controlling Color Management - 2:00 - 2:45 p.m.
David Milisock, CorelDRAW

New CorelDRAW Inside Secrets - 4:00 - 4:45 p.m.
Tanya Lux, CorelDRAW

Friday, February 26
How To Expand Same Account Revenue - 10:00 - 10:45 a.m.
Edward Frankfort, Business Development Consultant & David Zapata, iGen Program Manager, Xerox Corporation

Anti-Marking Products that Provide Solutions For Printers
11:00 - 11:45 a.m.
Dan Rizika, President & Owner of PrintGuard, Inc. 

Carwraps Business Builder - 12:00 - 12:45 p.m.
Mutoh - Todd LaBrie, President of Carwraps, Inc.

Selling Customized Communications - 1:00-1:45 p.m.
Aaron Hale, Industry Marketing Specialist, Canon Business Solutions, Inc.

Epson: Presentation of New SP7900-9900 HDR Printers - 2:00 - 2:45 p.m.
Keith Prado, Southeastern Regional Field Engineer, Epson Professional Imaging

Increase Sales By Cross-Selling Imprinted Products To Your Existing Customers - 3:00 - 3:45 p.m.
JJ Nese, Director, Distributor Services, ASI - Advertising Specialty Institute  

Saturday, February 27
Carwraps Business Builder - 1:00 - 1:45 p.m.
Mutoh - Todd LaBrie, President of Carwraps, Inc.

Special GOA show floor features
The show floor features at GOA 2010 are consistent with the ever-changing industry and latest trends. Vehicle wraps, direct-to-garment printing and marketing are all topics of special interest particularly this year; so the Show Floor will be abuzz with free demonstrations highlighting these niches.

Attendees can visit the Vehicle Wrap Center at the MUTOH America booth #1072 to view live vehicle wrap demonstrations on February 25 and 26 at 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.; and on February 27 at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

Direct-to-garment printing demonstrations are being sponsored by DTG/SWF East, a leading supplier of apparel decorating equipment in North America. SWF East sells, services and supports multiple equipment and software product lines including SWF embroidery machines, M&R screen printing equipment, and DTG - digital direct-to-garment printers. Attendees can also find out more about other niche market products here.

Sinapse Print Simulators will be hosting the SHOTS press simulators contest. Located inside the PAF booth (#368), the print training simulators allow operators to see the results and costs of their actions without paper, ink or press costs.

Exhibitor giveaways
Many GOA 2010 exhibitors are giving attendees the chance to win various product giveaways, including: 
- Mutoh - Vehicle Wrap Training, $1,995 value
- Epson/Image Pro - Epson printer Series Stylus Pro 3880
- PrintGuard - Two Speedmaster transfer cylinder jackets
- Canon Business Solutions - Canon PowerShot A480 digital camera, $129 value

Also, Apple, Inc. will have a representative on site at the PAF booth (#368) to inform attendees about available discounts and information about the company's latest technology.

GOA offers a free Wi-Fi lounge for all attendees and exhibitors.

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