Amplify Puts the Focus on Print Finishing & Embellishment with June Event in Minneapolis

Education – on and off the Exhibit Hall floor – will shine a light on the trends and technology in print, packaging and direct mail.

Franklin, TN—The Association for PRINT Technologies (APTech) and the Foil & Specialty Effects Association (FSEA) will launch a NEW event for the print industry in less than two weeks. Amplify sets its sights on raising the standard for metallic decorating techniques, folding and gluing, UV coating, laminates, laser cutting, binding, embossing, diecutting, and direct mail by showcasing the brands, products, equipment, software, and experts involved in the processes.

Amplify, which begins on June 14 and runs through June 16, 2022, will take place at the Minneapolis Convention Center, Minneapolis, MN. Registration is still open at

Attendees at Amplify Print will receive access to a wide variety of educational opportunities, both on and off the Exhibit Floor. What can attendees expect to learn?

  • Sustainability Summit Kicks Off the Pre-Show

Educational programming at Amplify begins on Monday, June 13, 1 to 3:30 p.m., with our pre-show Sustainability Summit. This event will shine a light on the latest information on sustainability and environmental responsibility in print and packaging, especially around recyclability of products with special finishing applications, including decorative foils and coatings.

  • Digital Embellishment Workshop Teaches File Creation & More

On the schedule for Day 2, this 3 ½ hour workshop is dedicated to designing and creating accurate files for digital embellishments for print. Join industry experts from design, production and manufacturing as they take you through everything from discussions on sensory marketing and why touch matters to working directly with artwork to create files for digital embellishments.

  • Equipment Demos Turn the Event Floor into Your Shop Floor

The learning continues as our event floor turns into your shop floor with daily print finishing and bindery equipment demonstrations. See machinery in live action! What can this equipment add to your facility – New capabilities? Faster run speeds? More reliable throughput? The Technology Zone will feature equipment from Sakurai, KURZ, KAMA (Absolute Printing Equipment), Rollem, Therm-O-Type, Best Graphics, Kompac and Skandacor – with even more equipment in the booths on the Exhibit Floor. Talk to the 60+ supplier experts who will be on hand to answer your questions.

  • 20+ Educational Sessions Await

Experts from across the industry in print decorating, binding and finishing techniques will share their design inspiration, best practices and problem-solving ingenuity. Topics include:

  • Direct Mail in a Different World
  • High-Volume Folding Carton Finishing
  • Options in Bookbinding
  • Multigenerational Marketing
  • PDF Best Practices
  • And so much more!

To register or to learn more about Amplify, visit



APTech provides a forum to inspire the development of new and valuable print products. We educate, provide market research, and foster collaboration between those who create and those who make. We are the industry association that is focused entirely on the future of print. Our members are the creative minds that love to innovate, and the leaders who stand ready to build the future. We facilitate the evolution of physical experiences in our increasingly digital lives. For complete information about the association, its programs, and its member companies, visit: or phone: 703/264-7200.


The Foil & Specialty Effects Association (FSEA) provides a wide range of resources to help companies remain profitable and gain market share through the use of print enhancement technologies such as foil stamping, embossing, specialty coatings, binding and more. From cost-saving programs and educational opportunities to green initiatives proving the sustainability of foil decorated paper/board, the FSEA strives to provide its members with ideas, resources and solutions to grow in today’s marketplace. For more information, visit or phone: 785/271-5816.

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