NE Ohio NEWS NNEP Brings Embroidery Mart-COLUMBUS Trade Show to Ohio in February

Kent, OH – The National Network of Embroidery Professionals, NNEP, is hosting Embroidery Mart-COLUMBUS in Ohio on February 10-11, 2017 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. Embroidery Mart-COLUMBUS is an industry trade show is where embroidery and apparel decoration business owners see the equipment, wholesale suppliers and supplies they use in their businesses.

Embroidery Mart showcases dozens of the top embroidery and apparel decorating industry suppliers. It’s a one-stop shopping experience where you will find new embroidery equipment, digital garment printers, heat press equipment, sublimation systems, rhinestones, thread, notions, stabilizers, apparel, digitizing software and blank products. See demonstrations of machines on the trade show floor. You can even try many of the different kinds of equipment before you buy them. See and touch the latest in garments and stabilizers to find the quality products that your customers will love.

Hand in hand with finding the equipment, products and supplies you need are the educational opportunities that NNEP events always offer. Because NNEP believes that information is essential for business owners to succeed, all of the classes at Embroidery Mart are offered at no additional charge to all registered attendees.

Sessions on getting started in this business, sales and marketing, making money with transfers, the latest trends and what it takes to succeed as an apparel decorator will be presented by a lineup of industry experts. For a current schedule of the free classes, visit

NNEP is offering the Professional Development Program for professional apparel decorators at Embroidery Mart-COLUMBUS. This program recognizes professionals for their ongoing commitment to improving their skills and knowledge within this industry.

Networking is another reason why every embroiderer and apparel decorator should attend the Embroidery Mart. There are excellent opportunities at Embroidery Mart-COLUMBUS to meet up with other embroiderers and apparel decorators to share ideas about how they are solving the same challenges you face. Exchange business cards, connect on Facebook and make business contacts that will prove invaluable throughout the year.

Registration is only $20/person and covers both days at the trade show and all of the classes. We encourage attendees to register in advance to avoid lines at the start of the show. Register today at To register or attend, all apparel decorators and future apparel decorators must be at least 14 years old.

Membership in NNEP is not required to attend the show.

NNEP is a trade association for embroidery and apparel decoration professionals designed to help business owners find customers, keep customers and make money with articles, newsletter, an industry blog and embroidery trade shows. It also offers preferred pricing from participating vendors. On the business side, there is credit card processing, a promotional products program, a website program and a shipping program. There also is an Embroidery Manual, which includes a variety of sample work forms, a monogram placement guide, a pricing worksheet and much more.

For more information, go to, email: or call toll free 800-866-7396.

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