Finally! A wraps event, for wrappers, by wrappers!

WRAPSCON 2018 - Long Beach, CA, August 2-4. 

Join the excitement!

National Business Media, the proud producers of WRAPS and Sign & Digital Graphics magazines and THE NBM SHOW, presents the event for graphics installers: WRAPSCON August 2-4, 2018. With the huge potential for growth in the graphics market, especially vinyl wrap professionals serving the vehicle wrap advertising, commercial fleet graphics and other related graphics markets, WRAPSCON has quickly become the must attend event of the year.

“We are putting together a very dynamic group of exhibitors—one that represents most of the major players in the wraps market,” says Damon CincottaTHE NBM SHOW/WRAPSCON national trade show manager. “Many will be doing live demos in their booth and/or teaching a class.  If you’re new to the wraps game or if you’ve been doing it for decades, there will be something at WRAPSCON for you.”

The best graphics installers and leading manufacturers and distributors in the business will come together under one roof, with a national audience of installers, to share tips and tricks, install techniques, and the latest products to boost this rapidly growing market.

Come see the latest in digital printing, vinyl technology, lamination, vehicle templates, wrap specific artwork and tools. If you have skin in the WRAPS game, then you NEED to be here!

To register as a competitor for Wrap OLYMPICS after you've completed your show registration, click here.

This moderated morning session, Thursday, August 2 at 8am, will be an in-depth panel discussion covering everything you need to know about running a wraps business. There will be a 45-minute moderated session followed by 30 minutes of Q&A. This can’t-miss event fills up quickly. Be sure to register for this class when you complete your show registration.

An informal gathering of some of the greatest wraps minds in the world. Come rub elbows with the best of the best and speak with them one-on-one regarding your shop’s toughest issues. This invite-only affair is one of the hottest tickets of the year. Be sure to stop by one of the Platinum, Gold or Silver sponsors’ booths for details. And don't forget to attend on Thursday evening!

This one-of-a-kind wraps contest will test the wrap skills and mental toughness of 32 two-man teams as they battle through six elimination stages of competition. Do you have what it takes? Registration for the competition is OPEN. The emcee for this event is Kevin Kempf from PG NOLA and the judges will be Jen Carney from Carbon WrapsLuis Tirado from WBC GraphicsStarla Miller from Miller Decals; Adam Sumner from WRAPIX Imaging, and Keith Vu from Savage Wraps.

Learn more about the 2018 Wrap Olympic Judges Here

Click here for Wrap Olympic Registration

“The 2018 WRAPSCON event will be held in Long Beach and I cannot be more excited,” says John Duever, president of Missouri’s Vinyl Images. “The West coast will finally get their chance to host one of the industry’s largest gatherings of like-minded people to network and get to know each other. It doesn’t matter if you are into printers or laminators, want to learn a few graphic installations tricks or care to test your skills and participate in the largest vehicle wrap competition in the U.S.A., WRAPSCON has something for everyone!”


Thank you to our Platinum Sponsors:


Thank you to our Gold Sponsors:

Thank you to our Silver Sponsors:


Featured Installers:

Albert Hatfield
Chris Youngash
Dallas Fowler
Dan Nava
Frank Oliver
Jim Miller
Justin Plate
Joe Solis
Matt Richart
Nate Kraus
Nate Place
Phil Aquin
Shane Lloyd
Tim Evans
Troy Downey
Zachariah Lujano
Chris Courtois
Casey Folk
Chad Parish
Thiago Sossai
Chris Carmody

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