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Workforce Development Summit Gaining Industry Attention

Americas Print Show (APS22) is hosting the first ever Workforce Development Summit for the print industry. Drawing national attention from sponsors and exhibitors, the Summit is designed to help employers make the cultural shifts needed to attract the future workforce, educate candidates on career opportunities in the print industry, and connect them with potential employers.

APS22 Summit outreach program has connected with regional colleges, universities and trade schools to engage students in the event – inviting them to participate in Summit career building activities, including networking, workshops, education sessions, resume/interview skill development, and candidate interviews throughout the event three days. Highlights of the Summit include:

Workforce Development Summit Lunch and Panel Discussion – August 17 at 12:00 p.m. APS22 and the Summit sponsors will host a lunch and panel discussion – a diverse and honest exchange about the challenges and culture shifts needed to attract students and a broader group of individuals.

Workforce Development Area – August 18 at 10:00 a.m. Students to meet face-to-face with representatives from companies at the show. 

Hopkins Printing Tour – August 18 at 1:00 p.m. Students are invited to participate in a tour that has been arranged with transportation to and from the show provided.

No fee to attend. Students and others interested in the Workforce Development Summit can attend free and register for any of the educational sessions available to APS22 attendees. Transportation stipends are available for high school and college age students.

APS22 applauds these industry leaders for sponsoring the program:


Clarity HR

DPS – Digital Print Solutions


Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation

Printing Industries Education Fund

Guest exhibitors at APS22 Workforce Development Area include: 

Bowling Green University

Ferris State University


Reserve a booth location today at a reduced rate compared to other industry shows.  An interactive map makes it easy to review current availability and book your space online in real-time.


Attendance is completely FREE to the show, to participate in the educational sessions and more. Stipends are available for high school and college age students. Register in advance online.

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