Annual EXPO/Convention

2018 NAUMD Convention: March 25 - 28
Marriott St. Louis Grand Hotel, St. Louis, Missouri

Who Attends?

The association represents the entire supply chain of the uniform and image apparel industry. Our members consist of distributors, manufacturers, fabric mills and other suppliers to these companies.
Owners, executives and managers are primary attendees at the convention. So, you will meet decision makers.

How Big is the Convention?

We expect about 150 companies to attend. There will be 250 to 300 attendees. We will have about 55 to 60 exhibitors and approximately 15 to 20 sponsors.

What is the purpose of the association?

The association strives to be the GO TO place for information on the uniform industry. To achieve this the association provides online training for member employees, publishes an industry forecast that is update quarterly, creates a weekly newsletter on the industry and produces a monthly research report about various topics submitted by members. The association also conducts an awards program to recognize excellence in the industry.

What happens at the convention?


The convention provides three areas of opportunity. Each morning, speakers and education sessions provide industry information and new ideas to help members manage their business. In the afternoons, business is conducted during the exhibit hall hours. Also, we plan various networking opportunities in a variety of social settings the include receptions, Tuesday’s awards dinner and Sunday afternoon entertainment options.

Opportunities to promote your business

  • Exhibitor booths on the convention floor promote your products and services

  • Sponsorships provide a variety of ways to build your brand

  • Advertising in the convention guide, weekly newsletter or the NAUMD website

How do I register for a booth, sponsorship or advertising?

Contact Steve Zalkin, President, at steve@naumd.com or (402) 639-0498. He can answer any questions and send you a link to the online registration form.