22/05/2023 – Trade fairs
Fespa Global Print Expo 2023
Fespa Global Print Expo, European Sign Expo and Personalisation Experience (23rd – 26th May 2023, Messe Munich, Germany) are set to help visitors from around the world gain new perspectives on speciality print, signage and visual communications.
The events feature more than 550 exhibitors, such as AGFA, Aleph, Brother, Canon, Durst, efi, Fujifilm, Hanglory, Hexis, HP, MHM, Mimaki, Ricoh, Roland, Sun Chemical, Surfex, and Swissqprint. These exhibitors present the latest innovations for digital wide format, screen and textile printing, garment decoration and signage. Visitors can anticipate a wide range of new technologies and consumables, with exhibitors emphasising production efficiency, application flexibility, sustainability and personalisation.
New event: Personalisation Experience
New for this year, the Personalization Experience conference will offer delegates the opportunity to learn about the psychology and behavioral sciencethat makes personalisation so appealing, the commercial value of personalisation, and how digital transformation, technology and software solutions enable customisation. The conference will be held alongside an immersive exhibition area where visitors can explore personalization-enabling solutions from suppliers including Antigro Designer, DreamScape, Infigo, Printbox, and Taopix. Additionally, visitors will have the opportunity to go through the process of designing, ordering and fulfilment of personalised products in the Personalisation Experience Zone.
Michael Ryan, Head of Fespa Global Print Expo comments: “The power of a live Fespa event is that, in addition to having access to hundreds of potential suppliers, visitors can also network with like-minded business owners and exchange ideas and experiences to gain valuable new perspectives. With an incredible array of products, a strong line-up of inspirational show features, as well as our new Personalisation Experience, we can’t wait to welcome our international visitor and supplier community in Munich.”
European Sign Expo
The European Sign Expo presents a range of innovations in signage and visual communications. Over 75 suppliers will show the latest in channel lettering, dimensional signage, digital signage, display systems, engraving and etching, illuminated displays, LED, neon, out-of-home media and sign tools.
The Sustainability Spotlight material showcase features a wide range of environmentally responsible graphics and textile material samples, including leather and leather alternatives, natural fibres, cellulosics and synthetics. Accompanying information cards enable visitors to learn more about the substrates’ sustainable attributes and how to produce innovative, environmentally-conscious products.
For the first time since 2019, visitors to Fespa Global Print Expo 2023 can also explore the shortlisted entries from the Fespa Awards in the West Entrance of Messe Munich. Over 210 submissions from 34 countries have been received and judged by a panel of independent experts and the category winners will be announced in a VIP ceremony on 24th May.
World Wrap Masters
In hall B2, the winners of the World Wrap Masters Europe qualifying event will go on to the Final on Thursday 25th and Friday 26th May, where they will compete against the winners of the regional heats from Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Japan, Mexico, The Netherlands, Norway and UK & Ireland. The Final consists of a series of events requiring competitors to wrap cars and surprise objects against the clock. Visitors interested in vehicle wrapping can also access free daily training workshops and demonstrations delivered in conjunction with The Wrap Institute (stand B2-C83).
To assist visitors in optimizing their time at the Munich events, Fespa has invested in a new event app. Available for download on the App Store and Google Play, the Fespa app helps delegates plan their visit by giving a comprehensive overview of exhibitors and other attendees and the event agenda. In addition, it features a scheduling and personalised diary function for meetings and conference sessions.