Africa's largest dedicated print exhibition, the Africa Print Expo, co-located with Sign Africa, FESPA Africa and Africa LED, returns for the fifth year at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg, next week between 12-14 September 2018. You can connect with over 6000 industry professionals all coming together to view the latest developments in technology, equipment, solutions and software.
The event is ideal for those looking to invest in new technology and business opportunities, showcasing cutting-edge technology, such as: sheetfed A3 machines up to grand format digital equipment, commercial and digital printers, finishing equipment, software, media and consumables and more.
Printers looking to diversify into digital printing, packaging and wide format printing will be spoilt for choice with many exhibitors catering to these markets and industry experts available to share extensive knowledge.
There will be a range of activities during the event, including:
Printing SA Conference
The 5th annual Printing SA Conference takes place 14 September, Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand. As a delegate, you’ll leave armed with greater insights and an appreciation of the latest industry trends. SAIP members qualify for a 25% discount and will earn 2 CPD points for attending each topic (8 CPD points can be earned in total). Printing SA members qualify for 10% discount. If a member of both, the highest discount of 25% applies. For more information click here.
Printing SA Gala Dinner
The Printing SA Gala Dinner will be hosted during the the Africa Print Expo, on the evening of Wednesday 12 September in The Ballroom at Gallagher Convention Centre, 18:30 for 19:00. This year’s event will take attendees back in time with a 1920s New York theme, a period when news was delivered and devoured through 2000 dailies. RSVP to: https://printingsa.org/2018-gala-dinner/.
Visit this hands-on workshop where printers can learn different techniques all taught by Charlie Taublieb, who has been in the screen printing industry since 1976, and heads up Taublieb Consulting in Greenwood Village, Colorado, a company specialising in technical screen printing consulting for textile printers. This takes place from 12-14 September, in hall 1 on the Rexx Screen & Digital Supplies stand.
T-Shirt and Bag Printing Workshop
Free demonstrations by local experts on T-shirts and bags with speciality printing techniques, direct to transfer and screen printing. Pop into hall 1 during the three expo days to get tips and tricks and ask our local experts questions.
Business Opportunities In Print, Sign & LED
Business opportunities will be showcased on various exhibitor stands. Opportunities for start-ups or those looking to grow their businesses will be showcased in daily 30 minute sessions on the hour. A range of topics relating to all aspects of the digital printing, signage, vehicle wrapping and wide format industry will be covered.
Advanced CorelDRAW workshop
Book your seat for the industry focused Advanced CorelDRAW workshop, covering topics for signage, screen printing, wide format print, engraving and more.
Online registrations are open. To register free of charge, and for more information, visit: www.africaprintexpo.com.