The Africa Print RoadShow in Port Elizabeth, held on 13 February at the Boardwalk Convention Centre, was a major success, with over 300 visitors attending the RoadShow to see the latest digital print technology and equipment first hand.
On the commercial printing front, the Africa Print RoadShow sponsor, Xerox, showcased the new D125 mono printer/copier, and X770 digital colour press which helps print providers increase monthly print volume by expanding into applications such as photo books, direct-mail pieces, marketing materials and calendars.
Konica Minolta South Africa exhibited digital production press award winners as well as its comprehensive photo book solution.
Antalis South Africa exhibited heavy stock colour digital printers from its new partner, Intec Printing Solutions.
Ricoh showcased its range of Ricoh projectors, the MP C4502ARDF multifunction printer fitted with the SR3110 booklet finisher, and the MP C305SPF.
Judges visited each stand at the expo and judged the stands according to criteria based on design and staff friendliness and professionalism. The stand winners and runners up include:
Best Small Shell Scheme:
First: Beswick Print Finishing
Runner Up: Antalis South Africa
Best Small Floor Space stand
Best Medium Floor Space
Runner Up: Ricoh South Africa
Best Large Floor Space: Xerox
Forthcoming roadshows include:
Durban 6 & 7 March, (9am – 6pm on 6 March, 9am – 5pm on 7 March), ICC Durban
Bloemfontein 9 May, (9am – 5pm), Kiepersolrant
Cape Town 29 & 30 May, (9am – 6pm on 29 May, 9am – 5pm on 30 May), Cape Town International Convention Centre
Entrance to all the RoadShows is FREE, pre-register online to speed up the process and you can stand a chance at winning R1000 in cash.