Graphics of the Americas (GOA) Expo & Conference is the premier event for the graphic communications industry in North America, South America & Central America.
The dynamics of the graphics communications marketplace are changing. The opportunities for companies and professionals with print media experience are significant. GOA continues to evolve as an event that provides you with multiple ways to explore opportunities for today and the future.
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-fabric printing, wide format printing, vehicle wraps, cross-media marketing and new media publishing will be highlighted by exhibitors and prominent in educational sessions.
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.
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.
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."
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.