Panel Discussion: Apparel Decoration: From A to Tee!
THE NBM SHOW Breakaway Sessions
Join us on Decorated Apparel Day as our expert panelists discuss the state of the industry, a wide variety of decorating techniques, business advice and more. We’ll touch on design principles and implementation when it comes to DTG, screen printing, textile printing, heat transfer, embroidery, and more. We’ll also get advice on what fabrics/materials are best for the technique of your choice. Are you new to the industry and not sure how to get started? Are you a seasoned veteran ready to purchase your next piece of equipment? We are live, so bring your inquiries for a Q&A session with the pros!
Meet the Speakers:
Name: Jennifer Cox
Company: National Network of Embroidery Professionals (NNEP)
Bio: Jennifer Cox is one of the founders and serves as president of the National Network of Embroidery Professionals (NNEP), an organization that supports embroidery and apparel decoration professionals with programs and services designed to increase profitability and production.
Name: Tim Gibson
Company: Hanes Brands
Bio: Tim Gibson started in the industry as a screen printer in the early ‘90s and moved on to large shop production management before entering into the sales side of the Industry. With over 30 years of experience in the industry, Tim has established himself as an expert in the branded apparel space. He is director of sales and business development for Hanes Brands print wear division.
Name: Nick Feliciano
Company: Kornit Digital Americas
Bio: Nick Feliciano is the East Territory Manager for Kornit Digital Americas. Nick has been in the printing industry for several years both in distribution and manufacturer direct organizations.
His experience in rapid growth environments along with knowledge on multiple digital printing formats has emphasized the potential of Direct-to-garment printing.
Name: Aaron Montgomery
Bio: Aaron Montgomery is the co-founder of OurSuccessGroup.com, whose goal it is to help over 1,000 businesses in 2020 reach their idea of success through training, community, and accountability. Aaron has over 25 years of experience with personalized products and small business development. You can also find Aaron co-hosting the podcast 2 Regular Guys Podcast (www.2regularguys.com). He has his own podcast channel and weekly live videos called Small Business Saturdays Series. New episodes are released weekly at smallbusinesssaturdayspodcast.com.
Name: Jason Murphy
Bio: Jason Murphy first discovered his love of technology in the Navy and at McDonnell Douglas, and he’s been a part of the technical side of the decorated apparel industry since 1996. He’s worked with embroidery, direct to garment printing, silk screening, laser cutting, wide format printing, dye sublimation and heat-applied decoration. Jason joined the SanMar Decorator Relations team in 2017 and enjoys spending time with his wife and four children.
Name: Victoria Nardini
Bio: Even though her role as GroupeSTAHL Director of Event Sales & Marketing took a much different path in 2020 due to the pandemic, Victoria Nardini hasn’t missed a beat. With over six years of experience in the imprinted sportswear industry, she knows what it takes to build a successful custom apparel business and is familiar with multiple garment-decorating technologies.
About THE NBM SHOW Breakaway Sessions
THE NBM SHOW Breakaway Sessions is an educational, inspirational and informational online event designed to provide you critical information to not only weather the current storm, but strengthen the way you run your business and hone your production practices.