Level Up Your Decorated Apparel Business with the Most Impactful Education Event!

Join us April 19-20, 2024

Shirt Lab Austin will focus on Automation.  Learn how your shop can get more handed each day “automagically.”

Justin McKibben returns to Shirt Lab Live with a dynamic talk about how he uses a Virtual Assistant team to handle lead generation and client discovery.  They set up his sales, so all he has to do is close.

Davis Slagle will help you unlock the secrets behind sales automation. This electrifying session promises to catapult your business ahead by showcasing how automation isn’t just about saving time and slashing costs—it’s about revolutionizing your sales strategy for unprecedented growth.

Cole Lundstrom will demonstrate how your shop can set up automatic order entry from sales so you can skip getting orders placed manually in your shop system.

Shane Snodgrass will uncover the secret for your shop to auto-order inventory and develop a pick system for your team to pull garments for orders.

Chris Bates will demonstrate how to build an automatic system easily to capture and track production KPIs.

Plus, we’ll have end-of-day breakout groups with each speaker so you can get a higher level of engagement with your favorite!

This year you'll discover:

  • Automated sales lead generation

  • Automated sales & sales strategy

  • Automated order entry

  • Automated inventory purchasing and pulling

  • Automated production KPI tracking

Schedule of Events

Friday Night, 4/19

Networking Party presented by STAHLS

Location: TBD

Saturday All Day, 4/20

Shirt Lab LIVE - Austin

Norris Conference Center

​​2525 W Anderson Ln. #365, Austin, TX 78757

Saturday Night, 4/20

Celebrate an Awesome Day - Included in the Ticket!

10910 Domain Dr Suite 100, Austin, TX 78758

Hotel Block

TownePlace Suites Austin Northwest/The Domain Area - 2237 W Braker Ln Austin, Texas 78758

( 512)835-6000

Stay where everyone will be hanging out

Informal suites feature Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and kitchenettes, as well as tea and coffeemakers.

Amenities include a bar, which serves light meals, an outdoor pool and a 24-hour fitness room, plus a 24/7 convenience store and a coin-operated laundry. Breakfast and parking are available.

** Rooms must be booked by March 31.

Meet Our Speakers

Hear from some of the decorated apparel industries top experts in automation. Walk away with an action plan with the tips, tricks, and tactics to excel in the year ahead.

Automating Lead Generation with VA's

In today's business world, getting ahead means being smart about who you reach out to and how you do it. This talk is all about giving you the inside scoop on nailing your lead generation by focusing on the folks who are most likely to dig what you're offering, and making the whole process smoother with a bit of automation magic. We'll dive into figuring out who your dream customers are—not just who they might be on paper, but what makes them tick. This isn't just good to know; it's your secret weapon for making sure your marketing efforts are hitting the mark every time. Then, there's the game-changer: automation. It's all about working smarter, not harder. We're talking about tech that takes the grunt work out of finding and nurturing leads, so you and your team can focus on the conversations that count. This means more quality leads, less time spent chasing maybes, and a nicer bottom line to show for it. By the end of this talk, you'll walk away with some killer strategies that you can start using right away. It's about making your lead generation process leaner, meaner, and more efficient, ensuring you're always a step ahead in the market. And let's be honest, who doesn't want that?

Automating Sales & Sales Strategies

Dive into 'Sell Smarter, Not Harder' and unlock the game-changing power of sales automation. This electrifying session promises to catapult your business ahead by showcasing how automation isn’t just about saving time and slashing costs—it’s about revolutionizing your sales strategy for unprecedented growth. Discover the secret sauce to supercharging customer interactions, mastering lead management, and skyrocketing conversion rates, all while streamlining your operations. With engaging real-life examples and easy-to-adopt strategies, you’ll walk away ready to harness the full potential of sales automation. Prepare to be inspired and to transform your sales approach, making your business more agile, efficient, and competitive in the digital age. This isn’t just an opportunity to learn—it’s your pathway to turning sales automation into your most powerful ally for success.

Automating Order Entry

Cole Lundstrom's talk will showcase the transformative impact of tools like ChatGPT for customer service and Zapier for workflow automation into your order management system. These tools collectively offer ways to save significant time and money, enabling businesses to streamline their operations, enhance productivity, and improve customer satisfaction. By adopting these technologies, attendees will learn how to effectively reduce busywork, allowing them to focus on growth and innovation, and ultimately, how these changes can positively affect their bottom line.

Automating Inventory Purchasing & Picking

Have you ever misplaced a box? Do you know exactly how much stock is available, where, and its last turn? Join Stoked On Printing’s Co-Founder, Shane Snodgrass, in a deep dive into warehouse management automation. From automating purchasing to driving logic-based stock picking, and even inventory tracking throughout your production floor, attendees will learn a complete overview of the inventory management cycle and best practices for implementation.

Automated Production KPI Tracking

How to automate production tracking to keep employees focused on production while still collecting data required to run your business. I'll show you easy to adopt methods that you can implement immediately to harness the power of metrics. Remember, you can't manage what you don't measure.

Breakout Groups

Breakout groups are back! This time, you'll be able to spend time with your favorite topic and speaker to engage and dig in with challenges that your shop faces. Get more answers!


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