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Inaugural Amplify Event Inspires Print Finishing and Embellishment Industry and More than Meets Expectations

Organizers declare this NEW, first-of-its-kind event, laser-focused on all aspects of print finishing, a success. It’s good to be back at an in-person event again! Franklin, TN—The inaugural Amplify event took place June 14-16, 2022, at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the heartland of America’s print industry. This first-of-its-kind, in-person gathering and innovative …

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APTech Makes Strategic Investment in WhatTheyThink

Combined entity will create a dynamic, industry-leading member-driven organization  The Association for PRINT Technologies (APTech) announced today that it has made a strategic investment to acquire the printing industry’s leading independent media organization, WhatTheyThink. The move was unanimously approved by the APTech board and signals a continuing effort to help print businesses grow by providing …

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Amplify Opens Today in Minneapolis with Outstanding Attendance and Industry Interest

Expectations and interest are high for today’s opening ceremonies, educational programming, and sold-out Exhibit Hall of this NEW, first-of-its kind event, laser-focused on all aspects of print finishing. Franklin, TN—Amplify, a NEW showcase for the print finishing industry, hosted by the Association for PRINT Technologies (APTech) and the Foil & Specialty Effects Association (FSEA), will …

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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 …

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With Just Three Weeks to Go, Amplify “GETS AMPED!” for June 14 Launch

Print finishing and embellishments bring the “wow” factor to all things print and Amplify aims to do just that. On Tuesday, June 14, the grand opening of the 95% sold-out Exhibit Hall will follow a lively GET AMPED-themed welcome to Amplify, led by seminar emcee Deborah Corn. Franklin, TN—The Association for PRINT Technologies (APTech) and …

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Amplify Opens with Pre-Event Sustainability Summit on June 13

FSEA-Sponsored Pre-Amplify Sustainability Summit 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. Franklin, TN—The Association for PRINT Technologies (APTech) and the Foil & Specialty Effects Association (FSEA) are pleased to feature the …

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In Latest Amplify News, Standard Finishing Systems Will Feature Live Equipment Demos in EO Johnson Booth at Print Finishing & Embellishment Event

Amplify—the new, innovative showcase for the print finishing and embellishment industry—will spotlight innovation and technology in action with live equipment demos on the event floor. Franklin, TN—The Association for PRINT Technologies (APTech) and the Foil & Specialty Effects Association (FSEA) are pleased to announce the latest additions to the event floor from Standard Finishing Systems …

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Amplify Exhibit Hall Is 80% Sold Out

Exhibitors Urged to Sign Up Now to Reserve Their Booth Spaces With just two months to go, Amplify—the new, innovative showcase for the print finishing and embellishment industry—demonstrates strong support from key players as the Exhibit Hall fills up Franklin, TN—Amplify, the Print Finishing & Embellishment Event, presented by the Association for PRINT Technologies (APTech) …

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Registration Opens for Amplify, The Print Finishing & Embellishment Event

Print finishing professionals can now sign up to attend a first-of-its-kind, in-person gathering and innovative technology showcase for all involved in the print finishing and embellishment value chain. Franklin, TN—Amplify, the Print Finishing & Embellishment Event, a collaborative venture of the Association for PRINT Technologies (APTech) and the Foil & Specialty Effects Association (FSEA), will …

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Exhibitors Snapping Up Booth Space at Amplify

Exhibitors save big by reserving their Amplify booths before the March 1 cutoff deadline for early-bird reservations. FRANKLIN, TN (February 15, 2022)—Amplify, the Print Finishing & Embellishment Event, scheduled for June 14-16, 2022, at the Minneapolis Convention Center, is offering early-bird pricing for exhibitors who reserve their 10’ x 10’ or 10’ x 20’ space …

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