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Visitors to ‘SGI Dubai 2019’, Middle East’s largest sign and graphic imaging show were more interested in learning about the potential of augmented and virtual reality technologies. Several exhibitors such as OKI and Epson showcased some of the finest AR and VR technologies at the show. According to the show organisers, International Expo-Consults nearly 200 million dirhams worth of machinery from across the globe were on display for the 3-day event.

The international home textiles industry has enjoyed a promising start at Heimtextil in Frankfurt am Main, which finishes today. The challenging economic situation and uncertainty in the retail sector were countered by a positive and confident mood at the world’s leading trade fair.

Label&Print, which returns to Birmingham’s NEC on 27 & 28 February 2019, will offer visitors an exclusive look at the future of the industry, showcasing the very latest products, services and technologies available to the packaging community. From leading sellers and manufacturers of print and labelling equipment, through to designing, branding and finishing experts, it is the must attend event in any packaging professional’s calendar.

InPrint USA, the exhibition of print technology for manufacturing, is launching Ask the Experts, where visitors can schedule complimentary consultations with some of the industry’s most accomplished professionals. The Ask the Experts pavilion will be located on the show floor on April 9-11, 2019 at the Kentucky International Convention Center (KICC) in Louisville, Kentucky.

One visit, all the perks – a brilliant idea, well received. Featuring a total of 1,084 exhibiting companies, the new trade show network consisting of PSI, PromoTex Expo and viscom underscored its ambition of becoming Europe’s largest combined event for advertising and selling. More than half of the exhibitors came from outside Germany, representing a total of 38 countries.

Kinetic Global CEO Marc-Antoine de Roys and Posterscope Global CEO Stephen Whyte have been confirmed as Keynote Speakers for FEPE International’s 60th Annual Congress be be held at the Intercontinental Hotel Dubai Festival City on May 1-3 2019.

If you’re in the business of creating and selling promotional clothing and merchandise, you’ll no doubt be aware of Printwear and Promotion LIVE! 2019. Taking place at Birmingham’s NEC from January 20th to 22nd, this annual exhibition is now celebrating its 30th anniversary. Back in 1989, the world of promotional products was a much different place. Now, 30 years later, Roland DG continues to push the envelope of technology and at P&P LIVE! 2019, you can see the latest innovations in garment printing – and much more besides!

"The world’s best manufacturers in the industry will meet in two halls for 4 days to present the next generation of high-performance technology for digital printing and finishing.”. This is what the Hunkeler Innovationdays website says. OneVision's contribution at the Hunkeler Innovationdays from 25-28 February 2019: High-performance automation software that maps an end-to-end workflow from job submission, through MIS, prepress and press to finishing. In order to increase job throughput, optimize print quality and achieve greater profitability in digital printing, a perfect interplay of software and hardware is crucial. After all, more incoming orders with shorter runs in tighter time windows require one thing above all else: automated processes and smooth print production.

For the ninth time in a row, Heimtextil in Frankfurt am Main (8-11 January 2019) will see an increase in the number of exhibitors. ‘Despite the economic downturn, Heimtextil is continuing its extremely positive development. With 3,025 exhibitors from 65 countries, Heimtextil has a stronger and more international slant than it has had for 15 years’. It is thus further consolidating its position as the world’s leading trade fair for home and contract textiles’, says Detlef Braun, Member of the Executive Board of Messe Frankfurt.

Coca-Cola, Marks & Spencer, Iceland and Innocent Drinks are just some of the major names taking to the stage as part of Packaging Innovations, Label&Print and Empack 2019’s exclusive seminar programme.

The organizers of PRINTING United 2019 (October 23–25, Dallas), the largest printing-focused expo in North America, have opened the Call for Presentations for the event. Submissions will be accepted through February 22.

Mimaki Europe, a leading manufacturer of inkjet printers and cutting systems, today announces that under it’s ‘Join the Experience’ joint show theme, it will exhibit its portfolio of market leading UV flatbed, solvent and sublimation printers at PSI and Viscom 2019 (8-10 January 2019 – Dusseldorf, Germany). Designed to enable profit generating applications across the sign graphics, promotional products, industrial and textile markets, visitors will see a host of print solutions designed to suit a wide range of businesses – but with the flexibility to support their needs today and tomorrow.

Registration is now open for Gulf Print & Pack 2019, the Middle East’s leading trade show for the commercial and package printing sector. Returning to the World Trade Centre in Dubai, many of the industry’s leading manufacturers and a number of first time exhibitors have already seized the opportunity to exhibit at the show.

SGI Dubai is the largest exhibition for Signage, Digital signage, Retail Signage Solutions, Outdoor Media, Screens and Digital printing industry in the MENA region. SGI Dubai 2019 is the 22nd edition of the show which will be held from 13-15 January in hall 4,5,6,7 & 8 at the Dubai World trade centre. Blue Rhine has been participating in SGI for past 15 years. Since its emergence, SGI Dubai has proved itself to be not just a trade exhibition but a platform of opportunities for all the industry stakeholders and trade visitors from across the globe. This event is the most anticipated one for exhibitors and Visitors in the signage and graphics industry.

On October 28th, 2018, the 7th All in Print China (AIP 2018) ended with grand success in Shanghai. With the theme of ‘Enter the Era of Intelligent Printing’, this year’s AIP demonstrated results and development trends of printing technologies in recent years, and vividly revealed the vitality and power of printing technology. Visitors were treated to a ‘feast’ of printing trends and technology in the industry.

Xeikon Café Europe, a multi-vendor educational & networking event scheduled for 26 to 28 March in Antwerp, Belgium, is shaping up to be the label and packaging industry event of the year. It will feature a Conference program during the mornings of each of the three days followed by an Academy program each afternoon. Visitors can also meet up with preeminent industry suppliers in the Exhibition area where live production of creative label and packaging applications are scheduled to run daily.

Color management expert GMG has published next year’s training program. The portfolio has been restructured to fulfill customer needs even better now. The two- to three-day workshops provide valuable first-hand expert knowledge in order to ensure economic processes and high-quality results.

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