PRINTING United Alliance and Empire Screen Printing Announce Registration Is Now Open for Partners in Printing 2021 Expo

For Immediate Release  
May 13, 2021

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Amanda Kliegl, Vice President of PR
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Biennial event held July 20-22, 2021 at Wisconsin’s La Crosse Convention Center features vendor fair with over 100 industry print suppliers, a full day of education, networking opportunities, and more 

Fairfax, Va. and La Crosse, Wis. — PRINTING United Alliance, the most comprehensive printing and graphic arts association in North America, and event partner Empire Screen Printing, a leading manufacturer of screen-printed products, today announced that event registration for the Partners in Printing 2021 Expo is now open. Partners in Printing celebrates over a decade of hosting the event this year, which takes place July 20-22 at the La Crosse Convention Center in La Crosse, WI with health and safety measures in place. Registration for the three-day event includes a vendor fair with over 100 industry suppliers, Empire Screen Printing plant tours, networking events, concert acts, a charity golf outing, and more. Online registration for the event is available here.

The popular Partners in Printing Expo has grown to a must-attend industry event held every two years offering even more education spanning the hottest topics and trends across the entire printing industry, and exclusive Empire plant tours open to all attendees, including other printers. The printing industry has a major impact on the community in the La Crosse area, employing thousands of printing professionals in both direct and indirect roles. 

The vendor fair will include businesses and suppliers from throughout the printing industry, including companies like 3M, Durst, Heidelberg, Mark Andy, Mimaki, Nazdar, swissQprint, Zünd, and more; and will highlight evolving technologies, sustainability, and strengthening small businesses through partnerships.

“The Partners in Printing Expo is designed to strengthen the printing industry as a whole so that all involved can benefit,” said Doug Billings, VP of Sales and Marketing at Empire Screen Printing. “From industrial to commercial printing, we all must work together to adapt to changing technology, improve sustainability, and learn from one another to keep the industry vibrant and strong.

"The past year has been difficult for small businesses and we hope that, by continuing to offer opportunities for education, networking, and innovation; Partners in Printing will fully support ways in which we can continue to move forward together as an industry.” 

The unique, three-day event also features a charitable Celebrity Partners in Printing/3M Cup golf outing which will benefit the La Crosse Children’s Museum in La Crosse, WI as well as the Tattoos and Tailgates Concert Series with rock, pop, and country acts. The event is hosted by Chris Kirkpatrick from N’SYNC and includes The Nashville Cartel, Trailer Choir, Hinder, and Tyler Farr. 

Partners in Printing Online Registration
To register for the 2021 Partners in Printing Expo, visit Partners in Printing 2021. For a list of participating exhibitors visit

About PRINTING United Alliance  
PRINTING United Alliance is the most comprehensive member-based printing and graphic arts association in the United States, comprised of the vast communities which it represents. The Alliance serves industry professionals across market segments with preeminent education, training, workshops, events, research, government and legislative representation, safety, and environmental sustainability guidance, as well as resources from the leading media company in the industry – NAPCO Media. Now a division of PRINTING United Alliance, Idealliance is the global leader in standards training and certification for printing and graphic arts operations across the entire industry supply chain. 

PRINTING United Alliance also produces the PRINTING United Expo, the most influential days in printing. The expansive display of technology and supplies, education, programming, and services are showcased to the industry at large, and represents all market segments in one easily accessed place.
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