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SGIA wraps up record-breaking 2010 Expo in Las Vegas

Press release from the issuing company

Fairfax, Virginia - The 2010 SGIA Expo (Las Vegas, October 13-15) was the North American hotspot for the newest products and trends hitting the specialty imaging market. The following results came from the Expo last week at the Las Vegas Convention Center. For more details, look for the complete Expo recap online later this week.

Total Registrants: 21,956 (new SGIA record)                           
Total Number of Exhibitors: 487 Companies                              
Percentage of First-Time Attendees: 39.8%                                            
Total Size of the 2010 SGIA Expo Floor: 184,060 square feet; up 30,000 square feet from last year.              

Registrants from Top Five US States (including District of Columbia):
1. California, 27.78%                                         
2. Nevada, 8.28%                                    
3. Texas, 5.08%                                   
4. Illinois, 4.42%                                  
5. Arizona, 4.04%                                   

Percentage of US Registrants of Total Registration: 82.5%                                   
Top Country for Registrants (not including the US): Canada; 5.3% of total Expo registration.                         
Overall International Registrants: 17.5%                                    

2009-2010 SGIA Chairman of the Board: Joseph Shondel, Selecto-Flash Inc. (West Orange, New Jersey)           
2010-2011 SGIA Chairman of the Board: Michael Mockridge, Mockridge Doming Systems (Ashton-Under-Lyne, England)            
2010 Parmele Award Winner: Michel Caza, Michel Caza Erul (France)                    
Golden Image Best of Show - Graphic: Solutions Unlimited, High Shine                    
Golden Image Best of Show - Garment: Tarun Print Tech, MICHAEL JACKSON                     
SGIA People's Choice Golden Image Award: Brilliant Graphics Group, Eric Drury Sculpture               

2010 SGIA Expo Platinum Sponsors:                                 
-AGFA Graphics                                               
-Durst Image Technology US LLC                                           
-Hewlett Packard Company                           

2010 SGIA Expo Gold Sponsors:                               
-INX Digital International Co.                                 
-Roland DGA Corporation                                       

The 2011 SGIA Expo (New Orleans, October 19-21) will be held at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.