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Event Overview:

Graphics of the Americas (GOA) Expo & Conference is the premier event for the graphic communications industry in North America, South America, Central America and the Caribbean.

Attendee Information:

GOA is THE place to discover new opportunities and learn what you can do to ensure you will be a long-term player in the new world of blended communications. GOA is jam-packed with features that will help you grow your business - from exhibitions by major manufacturers and suppliers, to top-notch education and training by respected industry leaders, to incredible networking with industry peers from around the globe.

This is a show with plenty of live equipment demonstrations. Come to GOA to discover and compare your options before making capital investment decisions. Here, you can talk face-to-face with manufacturers and suppliers to ensure that you invest in the right products that will help your business grow and stay competitive in the future.

Companies looking for new revenue streams will have plenty of learning opportunities from which to choose. Topics such as direct-to-substrate printing, wide format printing, vehicle wraps, cross-media marketing and new media publishing will be highlighted by exhibitors and prominent in educational sessions. 

The Expo
This live, in-person showcase features the latest equipment, concepts, workflow and production solutions. The Expo will inform, inspire, educate and connect an international audience from every aspect of the industry – from creative and marketing professionals to print buyers to printer to suppliers and service providers. Be sure to check out the Show Floor Features areas.

The Conference
The seminars at GOA connect you with the most interesting, inspirational, thought-provoking and forward-thinking icons in the industry. This is where you can hone your skills or learn new ones, and learn what you can do to ensure success in the future.

Exhibitor Information:

Celebrating 39 years of service to the industry, GOA is one of the industry's largest events in the U.S. With worldwide attendance, GOA is a unique event that attracts on average audience of over 8,000 graphic communications professionals from over 90 countries (60% U.S.) The diverse attendance provides international networking at its best.

Throughout the years, GOA has developed a special relationship with professionals and associations in the emerging Latin American graphic communications market. Companies looking to engage with this market benefit greatly from exhibiting at GOA. Year after year, this has been called a "buyers show."

Attendees’ Top Areas of Interest:
• Offset & Digital Printing & Imaging Equipment

• Pre-Press Post Press

• Creative / Design

• Wide Format

• Converting

• Finishing

• Workflow software


• Consumables


• Mailing & Fulfillment

About PAF:

The Printing Association of Florida (PAF) is a trade association for the printing and graphic arts industry in Florida. It is a member-driven organization governed by an all-volunteer Board of Directors elected by the membership. Serving the needs of Florida's graphic arts companies since 1937, the Association draws on its experience and expertise in offering over 60 services - all aimed at improving the profitability and professional growth of its members.

Contact the event managers listed below for more information about how you can participate at the GOA 2015 - Graphics of the Americas Expo & Conference.

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Conference/Event Dates: 02/26/2015 - 02/28/2015
Expo/Exhibit Dates: 02/26/2015 - 02/28/2015
Expo/Exhibit Hours: Thurs & Fri, 10am-6pm; Sat, 10am-4pm
Classification: B2B
Primary Industry: Printing - Signage
Other Industries: Associations: Trade / Professional, Business, Marketing, Media, Packaging, Printing - Signage
Estimated Attendance: 8,300
Previous Attendance: 7,300
Cost to Attend:
Audience: Commercial Printers
Digital Printers
Flexo / Label Printers & Imagers
Wide Format Printers & Imagers
Advertising / Marketing Professionals
Graphic Designers / Creative Services Professionals
Screen Printers
Packaging Printers & Converters
Corporate / In-House Printers
Direct-to-Substrate Printers & Decorators
Specialty Printers
Sign Printers
Book Printers / Publishers
Bindery / Converting Professionals
Mailing / Fulfillment Professionals
Print / Media Buyers
Notes: Primary Business of Attendees:
Commercial Printing 32%
Digital Printing / Imaging 13%
Ad Agency / PR Firm / Graphic Design 13%
Dealer / Distributor 13%
Manufacturer / Supplier 11%
Wide Format Printing / Imaging 5%
Bindery / Finishing 5%
Package Printing 4%
Other 4%

Attendee Demographics:
Southeast US 46%
South America 13%
Central America & Mexico 7%
Caribbean 7%
Northeast US 7%
International 11%
Midwest US 5%
Southwest US 4%

Company Size:
1 - 19 Employees 68%
20 - 99 Employees 21%
100 - 249 Employees 6%
250 or More Employees 5%

U.S. & International Attendees:
United States Attendance 55% 4,000
International Attendance 45% 3,300
Total Show Attendance 7,300
Venue: Miami Beach Convention Center
Venue Phone: (305) 673-7311
Venue Type: Indoor - Convention Center
Official Conference Hotel:Hotel Information:
Conference Hotel URL:
Number of Exhibitors:300
Event Square Footage:250,000
Exhibit Floorplan:Click Here
Show Owner:Printing Association of Florida
Show Manager:Printing Association of Florida
Prospectus PDF:Download Exhibitor Prospectus PDF
Sponsorship: Yes
Sponsorship Details: These are just some of the marketing/sponsorship opportunities available:

GOA-PAF Partnership Alliance
Pre-Registration Email sponsorships
Promotional Email sponsorship
Pre-registration direct mail list
Graphics Update Magazine Advertising
Exhibitor Invites � FREE email marketing program

Badge Lanyard
Badge Insert
On-Site Banners
Show Directory
Expo Guide Advertising
Attendee Registration Bags
Show Floor Features Sponsorships:
- Wide Format Print Shop Live
- Vehicle Wrap Center
- Flexo & Packaging Zone
- Direct-to-Substrate Center
Networking Reception
GALA Event

Conference Track Sponsor
Conference Bags
Conference Bag Insert
Conference Session Seat Drop

GOA-PAF Partnership Alliance
Mailing List Rentals

Booth Size Booth Cost   Available Amenities
100-599 sq. ft. $26.25 per sq. ft.   Electricity: Yes - Unknown Price
600-1,200 sq. ft. $24.75 per sq. ft.   Water: n/a
Over 1,201 sq. ft. $23.70 per sq. ft.   Generator: n/a
Midway & Corner Additional $200 per Midway; Additional $150 per Corner   Marketing Vehicles Allowed: Yes
Other Booth Sizes Available: n/a

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