Americas Print Show 2022 – Premier Print Industry Inaugural Event Launches

The inaugural Americas Print Show 2022 – a premier print and graphic communications industry show - opens this week, Wednesday, August 17 and continues through August 19. APS22 is focused on showcasing the latest technologies, building connections, and growth in the print and graphics community. APS22 will bring together regional and national associations representing more than 5,000 companies, along with commercial printers, screen and garment producers, large format and sign printers, binderies and graphic finishers along with industry suppliers.

APS22 will be hosted at the exhibitor and visitor friendly Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio, centrally located in America’s heartland and boasting of over 1.8 million square feet of exhibitor space and amenities. The GCCC’s historic downtown Columbus location puts it at the center of hotels, restaurants, entertainment and ease of travel.

APS22 BY THE NUMBERS – Three days of industry education, connections and collaboration. 200,000+ square feet of show floor, 21 breakout rooms for association meetings and seminars on technology, marketing, sales, workforce development, cybersecurity, supply chain, environmental matters and more. 5,000 firms represented by industry groups. APS22 admission and educational sessions are free to all attendees and exhibitors.

The GCCC exhibit halls are fully packed with coast-to-coast exhibitors giving APS22 attendees the opportunity to discover the diverse and creative world of printing with access to commercial printers, screen and garment producers, large format and sign printers, binderies and graphic finishers, and industry suppliers. Visitors will experience technology advances and thought leaders from across the print spectrum, many showcasing equipment, demos, theater presentations, product giveaways, and more. Key exhibitors include Ricoh, Canon, Graphco, Digital Print Solutions, GPS, Millcraft, BindTech, and many more – see them all.

APS22 educational sessions are key components of the event’s prime objective – collaborative visioning and thought leadership. Nationally renowned speakers, experts and print Influencers will be sharing their experiences and hosting discussions all three days.

APS 22 Exhibitors have prepared company presentations on vital print industry topics, including USPS updates, reducing print environmental impact, technology advances, time organization, commingle mail and group purchasing power.

Kicking off the Workforce Development program August 17 APS22 will host a lunch and panel discussion – a diverse and honest exchange about the challenges and culture shifts needed to attract a broader group of individuals.

Americas Print Show 2022 highlights:

Graphic Media Alliance (GMA) and Americas Printing Association Network (APAN) are hosting the Welcome Reception & Grand Ceremony – an evening celebration as APS22 welcomes attendees and honors the best in print across the United States and Canada.

Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation (PGSF) student-designed t-shirts to be given away to the first 500 attendees onto the show floor on August 18 – courtesy of Millcraft. Congrats to PGSF’s 2022 contest winner - William C. Glass, 11th grade at West Hall High School in Oakwood, Georgia.

Girls Who Print is hosting “Planting the Seeds for the Future” panel discussion and luncheon on August 18.

Canon U.S.A., Inc. will be showing for the first time the new imagePRESS V1000 digital color press at APS22 in their booth #701.

Canon U.S.A. has also created excitement at APS22 with the August 18 giveaway of an imagePRESS C910. Contest entries must be in person and are being collected on August 17 and 18 in booths #1501 and #1515.

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April 26-28 |  Label Expo, Mexico City, Mexico (

May 16-17 | Print & Digital Convention, Düsseldorf, Germany (

Oct 18-20 | Printing United, Atlanta, GA (

Exhibitors’ Sneak Peek

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