Fespa confirms schedule for Asia Print Expo 2019 conference programme

The Conference programme for the Asia Print Expo 2019 has been confirmed and it is free to attend for all visitors

12 Feb 2019 | By Abhishek Muralidharan

There will also be a provision of simultaneous translations in Thai and English available for every seminar presented by both local and international speakers.

Each day of the exhibition will comprise a mix of seminars covering the screen, digital and textile printing. It will also discuss environmental issues and sustainability.

Graeme Richardson-Locke, technical support manager at Fespa, said, ”We will present a daily seminar on colour management, which will look at What are the main benefits of implementing an ICC based colour managed workflow, Where to begin with colour management and ISO standards and the road to certification.”  

In his session, Sean Holt, Executive Director, Fespa will share the outcomes of the 2018 FESPA Print Census, looking in particular at the issues and trends shaping the print industry. 

On 22 February, Dmitry Sarbaev, managing director at Fluxmall DTG Vietnam will host a session on How to start a successful direct-to-garment printing (DTG) business, where he will look at the essential questions print service providers (PSPs) need to ask when developing a business plan. 

On the same day, Keith Ferrell, general manager at Cactus Imaging will host a seminar on Diversification in the printing business, where Keith will look at the emerging trends in the industry to help PSPs diversify their businesses, based on his own experience at Cactus Imaging.

The additional sessions during the exhibition week will cover the signage and the corrugated industry in Southeast Asia, as well as business-focused seminars and workshops.

Roz Guarnori, exhibitions director FESPA, said, “Our conferences are an important part of any FESPA event. The seminars at our past events in Asia have proven extremely popular with the regional audience of printers and sign-makers, who are continually looking to increase their technical and commercial knowledge. With seminars presented by both local and international speakers, visitors will get a feel for both local and global trends in the industry.”