One Stop to Host EXPO
February 15, 2017
One Stop, Grand Rapids, Mich., in conjunction with celebrating its 30th anniversary, will hold its 11th private bi-annual EXPO on March 30.
The trade show-style EXPO 2017 will be held at the DeVos Convention Center in downtown Grand Rapids from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. The day will include products and education, booth exhibits from the 59 apparel and accessory brands distributed by One Stop, product raffles and show discounts. Free education seminars on topics covering the screen-printing, embroidery, sublimation and heat-transfer decoration processes will be offered in morning and afternoon sessions.
“EXPO '17 is a very well-rounded event,” says Lisa Show, vice president, One Stop. “Because we operate a full-scale, decoration-supply business in addition to supplying blank apparel and accessories, One Stop has established relationships with numerous professionals in the decoration markets. These knowledgeable partners offer their time and expertise to our customers in the form of free educational seminars along with informational booth exhibits, lending the perfect complement alongside the apparel and accessory mills we distribute for.”
The event will be highlighted with a four-star seated lunch featuring a runway fashion show with models, dance segments and discounted samples of featured items. Winners of the One Stop Awards Showcase also will be announced and presented with plaques and merchandise credits.
Every attending company also will receive a gift bag full of free product samples. An estimated 700 people are expected to attend this year’s EXPO event. — J.L.