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October 2009

Creating NEW NNEP Website

October 27, 2009

I am in Louisville this week, rebuilding the NNEP website and the event registration systems from the ground up with Alan Bird, of Universal Design, our fabulous webmaster…  Very hard thinking, but very exciting!  We will shout from the rooftops when we get everything ready to relaunch.  Share this:

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Million Dollar Workshop

October 22, 2009

We are so excited to announce that we just added an amazining workshop to the education schedule at NNEP 2010 – Columbus, Visioning Your Million Dollar Business.  This special event will be held all day on March 18.  Only 14 tickets will be available.  We will let you know as soon as registration is open. [...]

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Only American Enterprise

October 21, 2009

Only American Enterprise Can Meet Our Nation’s Job Challenge Written By Thomas Donohue, President and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Thursday, October 15, 2009 – Article #2640    Share this:

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Magazine Interview Opportunity

October 20, 2009

Hey there Decorators… a writer for Stitches Magazine is looking for some embroiderers/decorators to interview….  If you are interested, keep reading, and then contact Shane directly.  His contact info is at the bottom… Share this:

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Color Trends for Spring 2010

October 19, 2009

Knowing the color trends for the upcoming seasons is another way you can enhance your value to your customers.  Here is a link to a spring 2010 fashion forecast! Share this:

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Inventory AWARENESS as 2009 Draws to Close

October 15, 2009

ATTENTION Apparel Decorators… Finding inventory is going to get more and more challenging as 2009 draws to a close.  And this is going to have an impact on you and the orders that you will be able to fulfill through the final quarter.   Share this:

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PPAI Decorate in Jan. 2010!

October 15, 2009

Hey there Folks… In case you have not yet heard, PPAI is adding an exhibit hall to their PPAI Expo called PPAI DECORATE and it is targeted specifically to YOU – apparel decorators! Share this:

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Correct Fill Merging

October 15, 2009

We heard from a member that was having a tough time getting her embroidery to completely cover the fabric where different parts of the embroidery design merged together.  You can see that was happening at the bottom of the L and the S, and it also occurred at the top the letters as well, pretty [...]

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SWF Embroidery Extravaganza Oct. 16-17, 2009 in Cleveland

October 13, 2009

SWF is hosting one of the their Embroidery Extravaganza’s this week in Cleveland and we thought you might want to know about it!  It is an excellent chance to see their equipment up close and personal, and get lots of information in a casual environment. Share this:

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“Invisible” Benefits

October 12, 2009

One of the hidden benefits of owning a business vs. punching a timeclock for someone else – I am able to stay home with my kids when they are ill and I do not worry about my missing work having consequences on my job security. It is easy to forget just how important some of [...]

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