Africa’s largest dedicated print, signage and LED lighting exhibition, the Sign Africa, FESPA Africa, Africa Print and Africa LED event – all co-located in one venue, returns for the fifth year at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg, between the 12-14 September 2018. You can connect with over 6,000 industry professionals all coming together to view the latest developments in technology, equipment, solutions and software.
The event is ideal for those looking to invest in new technology and business opportunities, showcasing cutting-edge technology, such as: all aspects of wide format digital printing, garment decoration, screen printing and signage, sheetfed A3 machines up to grand format digital equipment, commercial and digital printers, finishing equipment, software, media and consumables, architectural lighting, decorative lighting, commercial property lighting, entertainment/gaming lighting and industrial lighting.
Printers looking to diversify into wide format printing, signage and graphics and vehicle wrapping will be spoilt for choice with many exhibitors catering to these markets and industry experts available to share extensive knowledge.
Hall 1 will feature a dedicated Textile Print Expo, showcasing all disciplines of print, including screen printing, transfer printing, sublimation, direct digital printing and more. Printers in Africa are increasingly seeing textile printing as a new revenue stream. The advancements in ink and machine technology and wider availability of reliable printers has made this area a very attractive business opportunity.
Some of the educational features on offer include:
Visit this hands-on workshop where printers can learn different techniques all taught by Charlie Taublieb, who has been in the screen printing industry since 1976, and heads up Taublieb Consulting in Greenwood Village, Colorado, a company specialising in technical screen printing consulting for textile printers. This takes place from 12-14 September, in hall 1 on the Rexx Screen & Digital Supplies stand.
T-Shirt and Bag Printing Workshop
Free demonstrations by local experts on T-shirts and bags with speciality printing techniques, direct to transfer and screen printing. Pop into hall 1 during the three expo days to get tips and tricks and ask our local experts questions.
Business Opportunities In Print and Signage
Business opportunities will be showcased on various exhibitor stands. Opportunities for start-ups or those looking to grow their businesses will be showcased in daily 30 minute sessions on the hour. A range of topics relating to all aspects of the digital printing, signage, vehicle wrapping and wide format industry will be covered.
Another area of interest is the popular Speed Wrap Challenge, a live wrapping competition. The event is brought to you by platinum sponsor Roland, vinyl sponsors Grafiwrap (distributed by Maizey Plastics), Hexis (distributed by Falcon) and expo sponsors FESPA Africa and Sign Africa. The Speed Wrap challenge will take place on all three days of the expo. The first round will be at 10am. The final round will take place on Friday 14 September.
Online registrations are open. To register free of charge, and for more information, visit any one of the following pages, which only require registering once for access to all four expo’s, co-located in one venue: