Canon Signs Up As New Platinum Sponsor For 2016 Africa Print Expos


Africa Print Expo organisers, Practical Publishing, are excited to announce Canon South Africa (Pty) Ltd as the platinum sponsor for the 2016 Africa Print Expos in Durban, Polokwane, Cape Town, Nelspruit and Johannesburg. The sponsorship entrenches Canon’s commitment to the Southern African market as well as its view that Africa Print is an invaluable platform for the company to demonstrate its latest innovations.

Canon, rated 7th on the Global RepTrack’s list of Top 100 Most Reputable Companies in the World, has had a significant presence at the Africa Print Expo in Johannesburg, having had the largest stand at the event for the past two years.

James de Waal, Manager, Production Print Group, Canon South Africa (Pty) Ltd, said, ‘Canon’s cutting edge technology and expertise creates a formidable force in the professional and production printing arena in Africa. As we enter a new era, Africa Print 2016 presents an invaluable platform for us to demonstrate our latest, combined innovations. We are very excited to embark on this new partnership and see the expos as a valuable showcase for the digital printing industry.’

‘Visitors to Africa Print 2016 will have unequalled opportunity to interact with experts, see Canon systems in action, and learn more about how Canon will support customers and partners in Southern Africa in the future,’ added de Waal.

Canon will be showcasing cutting edge technology at the Africa Print Expos, co-located with Sign Africa in Durban, Polokwane, Cape Town, Nelspruit. The Africa Print Expo taking place from 7-9 September 2016, will be co-located at Gallagher Convention Centre with FESPA Africa, Sign Africa and Africa LED, which will showcase all aspects of wide format digital printing, garment decoration, screen printing and signage.

The dates for the Africa Print Expos are:

Africa Print Durban: 24-25 February 2016
Africa Print Polokwane: 7 April 2016
Africa Print Cape Town: 11-12 May 2016
Africa Print Nelspruit: 29 June 2016
Africa Print Johannesburg: 7-9 September 2016

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