FESPA Digital 2014 now has seven sponsors, including KIP and Mimaki, which have confirmed their backing as new Platinum Partners. Other sponsors include: HP, Xaar, EFI, Kornit Digital and D.gen.

Fespa CEO Neil Felton said, ‘It’s great that these brands view FESPA as a pillar of their brand development and marketing activity. Our successful partnerships with these brands provide invaluable input for our shows and helps us to develop knowledge and industry leading events to the best of our abilities for both exhibitors and visitors. We look forward to working with each partner on another prosperous show.’

Ronen Zioni, marketing director, Graphic Solutions Business, EMEA, HP said, ‘On the back of a very successful FESPA in London last year for HP, we are looking forward to Fespa Digital 2014 and the opportunity to further engage the market and present our products and solutions to new and existing customers. FESPA tradeshows remain a key platform for reaching decision makers in the sign and display market, and as such, they are a crucial element of HP’s go to market strategy.’

Mike Horsten, general manager marketing EMEA, Mimaki Europe added, ‘FESPA is one of the most important events for the industry, which is why we’ve chosen to sponsor FESPA Digital 2014 on all levels. In addition to being a Platinum Partner for FESPA Digital 2014, we’re also a Silver Sponsor for the FESPA 2014 Global Summit, where we hope to further support and disseminate the message that education is a prerequisite in this industry. We strive to develop a greener portfolio for our customers, hence we’re also sponsoring the Sustainable Business of the Year Award at the FESPA 2014 Awards.’

A KIP representative stated, ‘This event is the ideal location and platform for KIP to exhibit our latest colour printing technology to an educated audience in a most attractive major European city.’

And Paul Cripps, VP sales, EFI said, ‘Having experienced the resounding success of FESPA in London, signing up for FESPA Digital when it returns to Munich is a no brainer for EFI. FESPA remains the most exciting event in the large-format arena. We look forward to showing our cool-cure LED printers and the breadth of our integrated portfolio in Bavaria.’

‘FESPA is an important event for Xaar because it attracts visitors from all over the world who use or are planning to invest in the latest digital inkjet print technologies. Xaar inkjet technology continues to disrupt traditional processes and is transforming a number of industry sectors. Anyone who is interested in understanding the transformative benefits of digital inkjet should visit our stand where we will be demonstrating some of the very latest Xaar technology developments,’ said Mark Alexander, director of marketing, Xaar.

Andrea Negretti, WW business manager, D.gen added, ‘It’s clear for d.gen that FESPA is doing a great job. We believe that the organisation is able to understand the market’s necessity and bring the right interest to visitors. Regarding FESPA Digital 2014 in Munich, we believe that the EU market is going to recover from the crisis of the last four years.’

If you want to attend the FESPA Global Summit in Munich on 6-7 March there are still places available. The early bird discount of R2221,73 (150 Euro) applied to bookings made before 31 January 2014.

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