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September 30 - October 02, 2018

McCormick Place South

Chicago, IL


Register for PRINT 18

Everything you need to register now for PRINT 18! Find show dates and hours, pricing information for exhibits-only and seminar registration, hotel reservations and more by clicking the link below.

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Become An Exhibitor

View the floor plan and Exhibitor Prospectus. Download the Space Application and secure your booth.


Hotel & Transportation

Stay at one of the top-rated Chicago hotels in our block and secure a discounted rate. Book now to save!

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Buyers. Connections. Success.
PRINT® connects printing and marketing professionals to print suppliers and manufacturers.
PRINT 18 will deliver measurable ROI for ALL Who Attend!

Show Dates and Hours:

  • Sunday, September 30, 10 am-5 pm
  • Monday, October 1, 9 am-5 pm
  • Tuesday, October 2, 9 am-3 pm

Additional information may be requested by completing this inquiry form.

A Chat with Kelly Kilga

Growing Our Industry

Kelly Kilga, Vice President Meetings & Events, discusses her role at the Association, where she and her team manage all event activities for APTech, as well as exciting plans for APTech’s signature event—PRINT®—which brings the boldest and brightest innovators, influencers, and newest technology together to create connections that showcase and advance our industry.


Photo courtesy of Brian Bloom

Seth Godin to Keynote at PRINT 18

APTech announced that world-renowned entrepreneur and best-selling author Seth Godin will be the keynote speaker at PRINT® 18, APTech’s signature event for the graphic communications industry, which will be held in Chicago, IL September 30 – October 2, 2018.

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A Chat with Mick Rowan

PRINT Success Story

Print IQ's Mick Rowan, Director of Product Development, offers us insight on their success at PRINT 17 and how they plan on continuing that format through to PRINT 18. Originated in New Zealand, Print IQ specializes in Management Workflow Systems and focuses heavily on the North American market. As past attendees, they exhibited for the first time at PRINT 17 and had a "fantastic response" with over 100 demos and more than 15 converted sales!

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PRINT Named to Trade Show News Network Top Trade Shows List

The Association for Print Technologies (APTech), formerly NPES, announced that its annual event, PRINT®, has been listed in the 2017 Top 100 U.S. Trade Shows by the Trade Show News Network (TSNN). In addition to verifying that PRINT was top-ranked by number of visitors, TSNN has also qualified the event to be chosen as one of the top 25 fastest-growing in attendance and net square footage.

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