Over the course of three days, Asia Print Expo 2019 will provide print service providers (PSPs) and sign-makers a valuable opportunity to discover the latest products and technologies from leading players in the speciality print market with more than 50 companies exhibiting.
Meanwhile, Fespa will take place from 14-17 May at Messe Munich, Germany. It marks 20 years since its first appearance in the city in 1999. It has subsequently returned to Munich in 2005, 2010 and 2014, a destination which consistently ranks highly in visitor feedback.
Fespa Global Print Expo 2019 will cover six halls of Messe Munich and more than 700 exhibitors are expected to take up stands. It will be co-located with the European Sign Expo 2019, continuing a partnership from last year.
In other Fespa news, the show is returning to China this year, with the re-launch of Fespa China 2019. The new event will take place from 8 to 10 November 2019 at the Canton Fair Complex, Guangzhou, China, where it will be co-located with ISLE Autumn (International Signs & LED Exhibition).
Fespa previously hosted FESPA China events from 2012 to 2015, alternating location between Shanghai and Guangzhou. The last Fespa China event to take place in Guangzhou was in 2014 and attracted 11,667 individual visitors, with total attendance of 15,166 including re-visits. Delegates travelled from 91 countries, both within Asia and further afield.
Fespa China will occupy hall 1.1 of the Canton Fair Complex, equivalent to 70% of the show floor, with ISLE Autumn taking the remaining 30%. Fespa China exhibitors will be focused on speciality print - screen printing, digital printing, textile printing and printed signage - whereas ISLE Autumn addresses non-printed signage, including LED display and lighting.
Meanwhile Fespa is using findings of its annual Print Census, which collates the thoughts of more than a 1,000 printers and signmakers across the world, to scope out the trends, markets and technologies at the forefront of visitors minds.
Fespa events in 2019
Asia Print Expo 2019, 21-23 February 2019, BITEC Exhibition Centre, Bangkok, Thailand
Fespa Brasil, 20-23 March 2019, Expo Center Norte, São Paulo, Brazil
Fespa Global Print Expo, 14-17 May 2019, Messe München, Munich, Germany
European Sign Expo, 14-17 May 2019, Messe München, Munich, Germany
Fespa Mexico, 22-24 August 2019, Centro Citibanamex, Mexico City, Mexico
Fespa Africa, 11-13 September 2019, Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa
Fespa China, 8-10 November 2019, Canton Fair Complex, Guangzhou, China
Fespa Global Print Expo, 24-27 March 2020, Fiera de Madrid, Madrid, Spain