Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


What is THREADX?

This is NOT a “how-to” conference for Garment Decorators. THREADX is designed specifically for Garment Decoration business owners and managers in an effort to capture the zeitgeist of consumer culture and how it will effect the industry. THREADX will feature sessions on business strategies, marketing, and more. THREADX will inspire, connect and motivate.

When is THREADX?
February 17 – 19, 2019
Where is THREADX being held?
Kona Kai Report & Spa, San Diego, CA
What is included in the cost of THREADX registration?
  • Welcome reception on Sunday from 4:00pm – 6:00pm
  • Conference on Monday (and all meals and breaks)
  • Boat Party for the Land Lovers on Monday evening from 5:30pm – 7:00pm
  • Conference on Tuesday (and all meals and breaks)
What is the Capacity?
THREADX is going to be capped at 200 attendees to ensure a focused experience for all attendees.
How much does THREADX cost?
Super Early Bird Registration Pricing Deadline: November 16
  • SGIA Member Price: $500
  • SGIA Non-Member Price: $625
  • Consultant Price: $1,500
Early Bird Pricing Deadline: February 1
  • SGIA Member Price: $625
  • SGIA Non-Member Price: $785
  • Consultant Price: $1,500
Regular Price Deadline: February 17
  • SGIA Member Price: $750
  • SGIA Non-Member Price: $940
  • Consultant Price: $1,500

*Note that all SGIA members receive 25% off the non-member price. For more information on becoming an SGIA Member click here!
There are also additional events that can be tacked on to your registration for a fee. Please see our special events page for details.
Who can I contact with questions?
Christina Rosado
Are there sponsorship opportunities available?
Yes, additional information is available on our sponsorship page.
Cancellation, Refund & Substitution Policy
All conference registration cancellations and refund requests must be made in writing to by January 17, 2019. A refund of all fees, minus a $150 administrative fee, will be given for cancellations received by that date.
No refunds will be granted for requests postmarked after January 17, 2019.
Submit all requests to SGIA Conference Registration via email at SGIA regrets that refunds will not be given for no-shows.
A transfer of your full registration to another individual is permitted prior to the conference by submitting written request to Onsite transfers must be accompanied by proof of the original confirmation email from SGIA. The individual submitting the transfer request is responsible for all financial obligations (any balance due) associated with that substitution. Funds from this program cannot be transferred to another program. Badge sharing, splitting and reprints are strictly prohibited.
Special Offers/Discount Codes
Use of discount codes is only valid at the time of the initial purchase/registration. Refunds will not be authorized for existing registrations where the special offer was received after the initial purchase. Discount codes cannot be applied to already reduced/discounted registrations. Limit one (1) special offer/discount code per registration.
SGIA’s Registration Eligibility Policy
SGIA’s THREADX Conference is designed by Garment Decoration executives for Garment Decoration executives, industry partners, and consultants to learn and discuss the industry’s future and the newest big ideas. In an effort to provide the most value for both our attendees and our sponsors, SGIA Supplier Members must sponsor THREADX to attend the conference. SGIA Supplier Members should visit or contact Mike McGowan at for sponsorship packages and options.
Ineligible Registrations
All registrations are reviewed to ensure they meet SGIA’s eligibility policies. SGIA reserves the right to refuse or cancel all ineligible registrations at any time and shall not be held accountable for any outside fees associated with this cancellation. Please refer to the specific Eligibility Policy above.
Consent Clause
Registration and attendance at, or participation in, SGIA meetings and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to the use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the registrant or attendee’s image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions, and audiotapes of such events and activities by SGIA.
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Payment Policy
Save when you register by February 2, 2019. Registrations must be received with payment at the time of registration.
If you register online, you will immediately receive an electronic confirmation of your registration from (Please note: this is an HTML-coded email and you may need to save our email to your Safe Senders list.) If you emailed or mailed in your registration form and have not received a confirmation within 10 business days, please contact SGIA’s Community Development Department at
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