FESPA Asia has reported positive feedback since the conclusion of its most recent event held in Bangkok, Thailand, from 22-24 February, having welcomed an audience of 4328 from 66 countries.
Visitors attended from countries spanning the ASEAN region, including Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia, as well as nations from the wider Asian continent, such as India, Sri Lanka, Japan and China. Visitors from Thailand made up 75% of the audience, an increase of 10% when compared with FESPA Asia 2017.
Over 80% of attendees were either business owners or senior professionals involved in the decision making process, an increase of 13% compared with FESPA Asia 2017. 62% of visitors confirmed that their key reason for attending was to update their industry knowledge, with one in three attendees planning the purchase of new equipment.
Roz Guarnori, exhibitions director, FESPA, commented, ‘Visitor feedback proves that FESPA Asia remains an influential and invigorating event that is able to bring together the wide format printing community spanning a vast geographical region. The show provides an invaluable platform for exhibitors to showcase their innovations and deliver up-to-date information for visitors.’
77 exhibitors from 16 countries participated in FESPA Asia 2018 and many expressed their satisfaction with the events impetus to their business. Wayne Chapman, Asia Pacific account manager at Sensient Imaging Technologies S.A. said, ‘FESPA Asia 2018 was a very successful show that generated some high quality leads. The ASEAN countries represent a growth market for us and FESPA Asia is the ideal platform for brand visibility and lead generation.’
Guarnori concluded, ‘We are very pleased with how FESPA Asia 2018 has been received. The show’s core message about the possibilities of speciality printing has clearly resonated with our visitors, while exhibitors have seized the opportunity to showcase their solutions to a wide international audience and potentially expand their businesses. We look forward to the next FESPA Asia in 2019.’
FESPA Asia 2019 will take place from 21-23 February 2019 at the BITEC exhibition centre in Bangkok, Thailand.
Upcoming FESPA events include FESPA Africa, the region’s largest, focused exhibition for the wide format digital printing, screen printing, garment decoration and textile printing, which is co-located with Sign Africa and Africa Print, the region’s leading events for the signage industry. The event is taking place from 12-14 September 2017 at Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg.
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