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The World's Best Apparel Educational Experience is Back…

October 7 - 9, 2022Miami, FL

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WHAT IS DECOSUMMIT?

DecoSummit is a three-day annual educational conference designed to give apparel decorators of all backgrounds the comprehensive knowledge and networking opportunities they need to succeed in the custom apparel industry.

With countless seminars on embroidery, printing and everything in-between, DecoSummit is where decorators come together to learn what's new, what's hot, and what's actually working RIGHT NOW in their industry.

Whether you're a first-time business owner, crafter, machine operator, technician or even an apparel decorating guru, DecoSummit is FOR YOU!

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What Types of Classes Are Offered?

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Learn from experts around the country on a variety of topics such as how to price your items, how to increase your profits, where to find the best blank apparel, expert tips for success and more! Speakers range from successful business owners in the apparel decoration space, YouTube & social media influencers, successful brands and much more.
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With the purchase of a VIP ticket, you can request an embroidery machine in advance to receive hands-on training on! Hands-on training classes range from beginner level to more advanced that goes over 3D puff embroidery, appliqué, maintenance and troubleshooting. You can choose whichever path better suits you or even do both!
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It’s one thing to hear a lecture from someone successful in the industry, but it’s another to be able to ask them anything! During our open Q&A sessions, the mic will be yours to ask anything that will help your business succeed.
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Want to know the differences between all of the apparel decoration techniques or learn what each embroidery accessory is best used for? Learn this and so much more during any of our classroom-style sessions hosted by Ricoma’s very own trainers.
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Want to see a project done right in front of your eyes step-by-step so that you can ask questions along the way? Product demos are available on embroidery machines, DTG printers, the Luminaris white toner transfer printer and even specialty embroidery accessories.
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What’s better than a software demo? One where you can follow along on your very own computer! Open to all ticket types, we’re hosting multiple Chroma digitizing software training sessions hosted by digitizing experts.
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Have a pressing technical question? Our techs will be standing by to answer any questions for you during the entire duration of the conference on any machine, so you’ll be sure to get all of the answers that you need before you leave the conference.
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Are you curious about what software skills are needed to run a successful business? Then, sit in on a variety of software training classes where experts will dive in and show you how to use digitizing software, DTG software, white toner software and even Adobe software such as Photoshop and Illustrator so you can make your own unique designs!

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All of Ricoma’s products and accessories will be on display and are available for purchase. Our product specialists will be standing by to answer any questions about our products, our financing and any other questions you have so you can place your order before you even leave the event!

Not only will Ricoma’s products be on display, vendors from all over will also be displaying their accessories and products so you can stock up on gadgets to take home with you and place any orders before you leave.

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DECOSUMMIT IS
FOR YOU IF...

  • checkYou recently launched your custom embroidery or printing business and want to learn as much as you possibly can to get started on the right foot.
  • checkYou’re planning on getting started in the custom apparel industry and would like to learn more before you dive in.
  • checkYou want to learn how to grow your custom apparel side hustle into a full-time business.
  • checkYou’re an embroiderer or printer looking to explore different apparel decoration methods to expand your business’ services.
  • checkYou want customized classes for your specific skillset on the topics you really care about learning.
  • checkYou want to train your employees in the proper practices needed to run an efficient and profitable custom apparel business.

ARE YOU A HOBBYIST WHO WANTS TO LEARN MORE ABOUT CUSTOM APPAREL?

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grow your skill set

DecoSummit is the perfect opportunity to learn everything you need to know to perfect your craft and turn your passion into a profession. During our seminars, industry experts will share with you the best practices for building your business from the ground up, as well as the tactics you need to start generating a profit. You’ll also be able to network with your peers and learn from their experience.

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ARE YOU A BUSINESS OWNER WHO WANTS TO TAKE YOUR SKILLS TO THE NEXT LEVEL?

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expand your knowledge

As a business owner, you know how vital it is to stay up to date with the latest tech and trends in the custom apparel industry. At DecoSummit, you’ll learn about groundbreaking innovations, as well as tried-and-true techniques for business success from industry experts. You’ll also be able to ask questions, attend seminars, and take home a plethora of exclusive resources that’ll help you take your business to the next level.

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ARE YOU A SELF-STARTER WHO WANTS TO BUILD YOUR OWN BRAND?

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find your fit

Trying to figure out how to break into the custom apparel industry and create a brand that will last for generations? Then you’ve come to the right place! During DecoSummit, you’ll be provided with exclusive industry knowledge that will help inform your future business decisions while also honing your craft. You’ll also have the chance to rub elbows with the movers and shakers who know the industry best.

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decosummit is for all experience levels

beginner

beginner

Are you new to custom apparel? Then this is the experience for you. Beginners will enjoy access to a wide array of educational courses from industry experts specifically tailored to introduce them to the fundamentals of their craft. Our beginner embroiderers will be able to hone their skills with courses on basic machine functions, useful embroidery tools, proper hooping and threading techniques, as well as an introduction to digitizing. Beginner printers will learn about proper DTG and DTF printing techniques, how to pretreat garments and printing software set-up.
intermediate

intermediate

Ready to take your craft to the next level? Our intermediate courses will help you to refine your skills so that you can offer a wider range of goods and services to your customers. For our embroiderers, you'll learn how to master embroidering on flats, tricky fabrics, as well as how to digitize designs for caps. And for our printers, you’ll learn how to print on t-shirts, as well as using DTF printing to create specialty prints for caps, plates and mugs.
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advanced

Looking to become a custom apparel master? DecoSummit’s advanced experience will build upon the skills you already have with specialized courses from industry experts that will help you master your craft. You’ll learn efficiency features on digitizing software, machine troubleshooting and maintenance. You can also ask our technicians anything about the ins and outs of your machine.

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General admission - 3 DAYS

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Start your journey

With introductory seminars on embroidering, printing, and more, general admission tickets are perfect if you’ve recently embarked on your custom apparel business journey or are thinking about getting started in the industry. General admission guests will also receive access to three days packed filled with more classes, seminars and panels than ever before!

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VIP admission - 3 DAYS

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VIP treatment

VIP admission is perfect for the custom apparel business owner who wants to explore different projects and methods of custom apparel. VIP admission guests will receive access to the conference’s full schedule of seminars and panels including exclusive hands-on training on any embroidery machine you choose.

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