PrintExpo 2023 ends with impressive show statistics

The recently concluded 13th edition of PrintExpo 2023 at Chennai, wrapped up on a successful note attracting 10,528 visitors from 16 countries, 4 Indian states and 321 Indian cities.

29 Sep 2023 | By Abhay Avadhani

The show attracted 10,528 visitors from 16 countries

Satisfying 96% of the visitors with the range of products and 96% of the exhibitors for their participation in the show, the event congregated several industry leaders, innovators and enthusiasts from the Indian print, packaging and publishing industry.

Jointly organised by Messe Frankfurt Trade Fairs India & Showcase Trade Fairs and Business Media, PrintExpo 2023 reflected positive growth signs. The three-day event connected the buyers and sellers resulting in business interactions and activities. The event was a comprehensive display of technologies, equipment, products and services meeting current trends and demands of the companies.

Raj Manek, executive director and board member, Messe Frankfurt Asia Holdings, said: “To our utmost satisfaction, the event showcased numerous ingenious innovative products and solutions for the print and publishing industry. I am glad to see this momentum of the exhibitors and visitors with the exchange of ideas, networking and business opportunities scale during the show. Overall, the show has reflected a positive growth journey boosting the confidence of all those associated with the event.”

Ashok Neelkant, managing director, Showcase Trade Fairs and Business Media, stated, “I am delighted, PrintExpo 2023 was an overwhelming success and I want to thank every exhibitor, trade visitor and my entire team for this stupendous success. Together, we managed to surpass all expectations and set new standards in our industry. The results we achieved are a testament to the collaborative spirit and determination that define our partnership with the print industry in India, especially the printers of South India. The success of PrintExpo 2023 is also a testament to the synergy of our partnership with Messe Frankfurt in organising the PrintExpo 2023. Our potential is limitless, and the best is yet to come.”

The exhibitors were satisfied by the business activity and the enquiries. TP Jain, managing director, Monotech System, said: “PrintExpo is a premium show and has a good reputation in the print industry. With each year, the show is really becoming better and better in terms of its ability to attract relevant and interested customers. We had a good footfall of visitors at our booth on all the days and we were able to close some exciting deals. I’m really happy with the show.”

First-time exhibitor, G Madhu, general manager, Sharp Business Systems, stated: “We participated in Print Expo for the first time and to my surprise we had a wonderful experience. We received great responses from customers and we were able to sell our new innovations to some of the best industry partners. With numerous leads in hand, we look forward to having a successful business in the future. I must say that Print Expo is an ideal and a must-visit platform for print industry experts.”

Visitors shared their honest reviews of attending the 13th edition of PrintExpo. 

Anoop Balaraman, executive director, Sumukha Technologies & Software, said: “We’ve been attending this event for several years now, and it has become a tradition for us. Many of the vendors with whom we collaborate are also present, giving us valuable insights into the latest equipment they have introduced to the market. There's an exciting atmosphere here and we enthusiastically encourage others to join in. Traveling all the way from Bengaluru, we anticipate a strong turnout and urge everyone to come and witness the offerings first-hand. Without a doubt, we plan to be a part of this event for the coming years as well.”

Thankachan Vithayathilaa, managing director, Saraya Contractors, shared: “My purpose to visit is to procure the necessary equipment and machinery for our upcoming phase of development. I'm delighted to find that a significant number of the required suppliers are present at this event.”

M Amir, owner, Sapna Industries, said: “My purpose for being here is to explore various technologies currently prevalent in the market. It brings me immense satisfaction to witness the substantial and enthusiastic participation of diverse companies in this event. I am hopeful that the knowledge and connections gained here will contribute positively to our company's growth in printing technology and capabilities.”

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