Drupa 2024 confirms 900 exhibitors from 45 countries till now
Drupa, the largest show for print technologies, has reached an important milestone, said the organiser Messe Düsseldorf. A year and a half before the start of the Drupa show, 1-lakh sqm of space has already been booked by around 900 exhibitors from 45 nations, underlining the relevance and USP of Drupa.
25 Nov 2022 | By Noel D'Cunha
Drupa will be held in Düsseldorf from 28 May to 7 June 2024.
Well-known and longstanding exhibitors like Bobst, Comexi, Duplo, EFI, Epson, ESKO, Fujifilm, Heidelberg, Horizon, Koenig & Bauer, Kolbus, Komori, Konica Minolta, Kurz, Landa, Müller Martini, Screen, Windmöller & Hölscher, to name but a few, have registered and will be showcasing their innovations, technology trends, product portfolios and global launches at the show.
At present, Germany is again the strongest exhibiting nation among the top 10, followed by such countries as Belgium, China, India, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the USA.
“Current booking levels and the positive verdict received by exhibitors make us very confident and optimistic – despite the geopolitical and economic challenges – that Drupa 2024 will again be the world’s most important industry meeting place,” confirmed Sabine Geldermann, director Drupa, portfolio print technologies at Messe Düsseldorf,
She added, “With around 75% international attendance on the exhibitor side, Drupa occupies an outstanding position by global standards. The range, variety and staging of innovations are unique and will once again provide a glimpse into the future of this industry. With ideal prerequisites for exhibitors and visitors to network intensely and drive forward-looking projects.”
Concurrent to the Drupa show, special forums like Drupa Cube (conference area) and Drupa Next Age (DNA), the exhibition area for newcomers, start-ups, young talents alongside established exhibitors of cross-sectoral technologies will be organised. Touchpoints will feature packaging for visionary and smart packaging solutions; textiles, including the installation of a textile micro-factory; and sustainability, which is dedicated to sustainability and circular economy themes, all of which will provide relevant insights.