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.

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.

Ali Banholzer will lead a group discussion on automating your pain points on marketing, production, and data collection.

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 order entry

  • Automated inventory purchasing and pulling

  • Automating your pain points discussion

  • 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

Justin's presentation description goes here.

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.

Automating Production KPI Tracking

Chris' presentation description goes here.

Automating Your Pain Points Discussion

Ali will lead a fast-paced and interactive discussion which focuses on how businesses can automate their pain points for marketing, production, and data collection. She will share best practices and tips, and lead a discussion on the tools and methods for successful implementation.

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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