Headwear LIVE 2023

Target Transfers have teamed up with leading headwear and accessories supplier Beechfield Brands to bring you Headwear LIVE. Join us on Wednesday 28th June for the only dedicated hat heat printing event in 2023.

Tickets are free but spaces are limited, secure yours now.

What to expect.

The only UK event dedicated to hat heat printing in 2023.

The branded hat market is exploding in the UK. And there is a massive opportunity for all UK decorators. At Headwear Live 2023 you will learn everything needed to design, decorate and sell branded hats.

Learn from the worlds’ leading supplier of hat decorating machines and materials. Get hands on with one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of hats, bags and accessories. Along with other guests to be announced soon.

Attendees will learn how to decorate every panel of that, including over seems and even the hat bill. This will include how to add heat applied patches including embroidered, woven, rubber and embossed patches. Along with 3D high build vinyl and other specialty finishes.

Get to know different hat types, from snapbacks to truckers to bucket hats. Learn which styles and colour ways are trending in the UK market and how you add these to the product offering.

Understand all aspects of production costs and recommended selling prices, so that you can start, run, and grow a successful hat branding business or revenue stream.

See the full agenda here.

How to get here.

Secure your Ticket to Headwear LIVE
Tickets are FREE but spaces are limited so book your ticket today to avoid missing out on the only hat printing event of 2023.

Presented by Target Transfers & Beechfield Brands

The biggest names in hat decorating will be joining together for Headwear Live on June 28th at the Heat Printing Innovation Centre in Braintree (Essex).

Target Transfers: Leading HTV, Heat Transfer & Badge Supplier

Home of Stahls' Hotronix & Leading Transfer, Badge & HTV Supplier. Target Transfers is the UK Home of Stahls' & Hotronix. The world's leading Heat Transfer Vinyl and Heat Press equipment. We have been the UK's number one heat printing supplier & transfer manufacturer for over 40 years.

At Target Transfers we are passionate about education, and we cannot wait to welcome you to the Heat Printing Innovation centre here in Braintree (Essex) to take your hat decorating and application knowledge to the next level.

Home of the Garment Decorators Podcast, Andy and Molly will be at Headwear Live to answer all your questions.

Beechfield Brands: Leading Hat & Accessory Supplier

For over 25 years, Beechfield® has remained at the forefront of cutting-edge rebrandable fashion. Their latest collections are inspired by global streetwear trends ensuring the styles are current and in line with demand. Get the freshest looks with Beechfield® Original Headwear.

As the ever-expanding collection grows, we continue to sharpen our focus on environmentally-friendly practices and ethical design, creating products that deliver on both style and sustainability. From beanies and bucket hats to snapbacks and sports caps, in a variety of fabrics, finishes and colourways, we’ve got every application covered - so for versatile headwear designed for easy decoration, look no further.

Ralawise: Europe's Leading Wholesaler of Blanks Hats & Garments

Ralawise provide the blank canvases for you to create your own masterpieces. If you’re looking for an industry-leading clothing, apparel and consumable distributor for your business, then look no further. From their vast product selection, innovative marketing advice and tips, as well as being Europe’s leading stock holder, Ralawise ensures you stay ahead of the competition.

Choose Ralawise  for unrivalled stock, more brands and ultimate support! Starting their business as a printer and decorator, Ralawise understands first-hand the challenges faced by customers. So, as a leading distributor, they don't just bring you products – they offer invaluable support to help you create communities with your customers and give you that added edge in growing your business.



Graphtec – Digital Cutting Specialists

Graphtec supply state-of-the-art cutting, engraving, marking and print finishing solutions thanks to our range of market leading machinery from Graphtec, WidInovations, Silhouette & Brother.

Their diverse range of machinery caters for all users and are purpose built with options for home users, small business and commercial enterprises.

They seen as the cutter of choice for Heat Transfer Vinyl (HTV) users. Their ability to cut extra thick vinyl such as High Build 3D, sets them apart as machine for hat printers.

At HeadwearLive we wil be joined by Ellen from Graphtec to answer all your questions on the best HTV to use when decorating hats.


Hosted at the Heat printing innovation center

Target Transfers, Anglia Way, 1 Anglia Way, Braintree CM7 3RG

Headwear LIVE 2023: Getting here

Event Times: 9:30am to 12:30pm or 2:30pm to 5:30pm

Target Transfers, Anglia Way, 1 Anglia Way, Braintree CM7 3RG


Parking is provided just a short walk from the Heat Printing Innovation Centre at Braintree Shopping Village. You can park here for free for 6 hours, and there are over 1500 spaces. We recommend using the car park found next to Eastlight Community Homes as this is closest to the event. From here it is a 5 minute walk to Target Transfers.


The nearest station to Target Transfers is Braintree Freeport (National Rail). Which is a 10 minute walk from the Innovation centre.


The nearest hotel to Target Transfers is the Braintree Premier Inn (A120). Which is a three minute drive from the Braintree shopping village parking or an 18 minute walk to the innovation centre.


Why not visit the Braintree shopping village outlet shops before the event. There are numerous restaurants to be found here too.

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