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The World's Best Apparel
Educational Experience is Back…

March 25-27, 2021Miami, FL

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Launch or catapult your custom apparel business this year with DecoSummit, a two-day annual educational conference designed to give apparel decorators of all skill levels the training they need to succeed in the custom apparel business. With multiple paths available for all skills levels, you'll be right where you want to be to get the most out of your experience.

Last year, the conference’s inaugural year, was a hit. And that is why we are bringing DecoSummit back every year going forward. With 40+ seminars and training sessions 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.

If you're a first-time business owner, crafter, machine operator, technician or even an apparel decorating guru, DecoSummit is YOUR event.Welcome home.

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  • You 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
  • You’re planning on getting started in the custom apparel industry and would like to learn more before you dive in
  • You want to learn ways to grow your custom apparel side business into a full-time business
  • You’re an embroiderer or printer looking to explore different apparel decoration methods to expand your business
  • You want customized classes for your specific skillset on the topics you really care about learning
  • You want to train your employees on the proper practices needed to run an efficient and profitable custom apparel business


Henry Ma

Ricoma CEO, Apparel Academy

Joyce Jagger

The Embroidery Coach

Bruce Ackerman

Founder of Printavo

Reyes Gasca

Reyes the Entrepreneur
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Are you a hobbyist who wants to learn more about embroidery, printing and everything in between to start a business?

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DecoSummit is the perfect opportunity to learn everything you need to perfect your craft and turn your passion into a business. From training classes to guest speakers sharing all things business, you’ll learn best practices for building your business from the ground up and the tactics you need to start generating a profit from your hobby. You can also perfect your craft with various hands-on training class options available.

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Are you a business owner who wants to keep up with the latest trends and expand your skill set to grow your business?

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As a business owner, it’s important to stay up to date with the latest news and technologies in your industry. In order to succeed, you have to make sure your business can provide your customers with relevant services and skills. Knowledge is key to expanding your business and taking your ideas to new heights. DecoSummit is hosting multiple industry experts who are coming to share proven techniques that they've implemented in their own businesses that have led to their success. You will have the opportunity to ask questions, attend seminars, and take home a plethora of exclusive resources.

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Do you have an entrepreneurial spirit and want to explore the custom apparel industry?

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Business is second-nature to you. You love the idea of starting and growing brand new businesses. You have come across the decorated apparel industry and think it could be your next business venture. At DecoSummit, you’ll be provided with exclusive industry knowledge that will help inform your future business decisions. Network with people who know the industry best or attend one of our exclusive training classes to get some hands-on experience.

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Do you own a Ricoma machine and want to receive a full days worth of hands-on training on your specific model?

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You've watched the pre-training, you've attended your online training or have even come in person, but you're looking for even more! This year, with the hands-on training option, you'll receive a full day of training on your specific machine with our certified product specialists. This year, we guarantee a small group setting on YOUR machine where you can finally get the attention to learn everything you can about your machine.

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Learn basic machine functions, tools, hooping, threading, digitizing and more along with educational courses from industry speakers.


Take it a step further with embroidering flats, tricky fabrics, cap digitizing and educational courses from industry speakers.


Go all the way with cap embroidery, 3D puff, thread tension and more along with educational courses from industry speakers.


Super Early Bird

AVAILABLE April 1 - June 1
starting at
$ 195

Choose from general admission, VIP, hands-on training only or a VIP + hands-on training combo.

Early Bird

AVAILABLE June 1 - January 1
starting at
$ 295

Choose from general admission, VIP, hands-on training only or a VIP + hands-on training combo.

Last Minute

AVAILABLE January 2 - March 25
starting at
$ 395

Choose from general admission, VIP, hands-on training only or a VIP + hands-on training combo.

General admission - 2 DAYS

admission-generalStart your journey

With beginner digitizing and embroidery classes, 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 receive access to two days packed with training, seminars and panels brought to you by our expert speakers.

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VIP admission - 2 DAYS

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With access to beginner, intermediate and advanced training, 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 training, seminars and panels.

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VIP + Hands-On Training - 3 DAYS

admission-vip-hands-onAccess to it all

For the complete DecoSummit experience, purchase a VIP pass and add on a full day of hands-on training. This three-day package is perfect for both beginners and pros who want to go home with fresh insights, marketing ideas and the hands-on experience needed to deliver high-quality merchandise to clients.

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Hands-On Training - 1 DAY

admission-vip-trainingGet hands on

You may purchase a one-day hands-on training pass alone if you’re looking for more detailed machine training and the experience you need to confidently run projects your customers will love.