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Regional Trade Show in Columbus, Feb. 15-16

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Contact: Wednesday, January 09, 2013

Jennifer Cox

National Network Of Embroidery Professionals

4693 Kent Road

Kent, Ohio 44240

Phone: 330.678.4887


NNEP Brings Trade Show to Columbus, Ohio

The National Network of Embroidery Professionals, NNEP, is bringing a new event to Columbus, Ohio in 2013. The Embroidery Trade Show will be held February 15-16 at Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel in Columbus, Ohio. This hotel features innovative cuisine in a chic atmosphere at Latitude 41. Discover hidden gems from this German Village hotel with Renaissance’s In-The-Know recommendations. In other words, when you’re not in the trade show, it’s a great place to play!

This trade show offers the usual strong list of the top embroidery and apparel decorating industry suppliers. It is a one-stop shopping experience to find new embroidery equipment, digital garment printers, heat press equipment, rhinestones, embroidery thread, notions, stabilizers, apparel and more. You’ll get to see demonstrations of machines and touch and feel the latest in apparel, stabilizers and products. Take advantage of this hands-on trade show setting and try the equipment before you buy it.

Hand in hand with finding the supplies you need are the educational opportunities that NNEP events always offer. Seminars on pricing, sales and marketing, and what it takes to succeed as an apparel decorator will be presented by NNEP co-founders Susan Ritchie and Jennifer Cox. For a complete schedule of free classes, visit

Networking is another reason why every embroiderer and apparel decorator should attend Embroidery Trade Show. There will be ample opportunities at this industry trade show to meet up with your peers and find out how they are solving the same challenges you face. Exchange business cards, connect on Facebook and make many personal business contacts that will prove invaluable throughout the year.

The entry cost is only $10/person. We encourage attendees to register in advance to avoid lines at the start of the show. Register today at

NNEP negotiated special rates for Embroidery Trade Show attendees that start at only $105/night. The restaurant offers a full service restaurant. With a lively arts and entertainment scene, great shopping and professional sports, there's always something fun happening in Ohio's capital city. Four of Columbus' top entertainment areas surround downtown, each packed with restaurants, shops and entertainment meaning you don't have to venture far to have a good time. Bring the whole family and make it a vacation weekend. For reservations, visit If you have trouble making reservations online, call the hotel at 877-901-6632.

Membership in NNEP is not required to attend the show.

Can’t make the February event? Here is the other NNEP event scheduled for this year:

Embroidery Mart, July 26-27, 2013, in Nashville, TN,

NNEP is a trade association for embroidery and apparel decoration professionals. It offers education in the form of an embroidery business manual, articles, blog, videos and seminars at its trade show events during the year. 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. The NNEP Embroidery Business Manual 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 330-678-4887; toll free 800-866-7396; fax 330-678-8988. Be sure to like us on Facebook at


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