Sign Africa organisers, Practical Publishing, are proud to announce Roland DG South Africa as its platinum sponsor for the 2013 Sign Africa Expo. This is the sixth year that Roland has sponsored the event and its continued support signals the company’s commitment to a long term association with the leading Sign, Display and Digital Graphics Expo in Africa.
The expo is the gateway into Africa, becoming well known internationally and receiving excellent support from visitors from all over Africa. Over 5850 visitors attended the 2012 expo, with more visitors, including those from all over the African continent and other international visitors, expected to attend in 2013. Practical Publishing will kick off its international marketing campaigns to attract overseas visitors from November this year.
The expo is the ideal platform for Roland to showcase its innovative range of wide-format inkjet printers, vinyl cutters, thermal transfer printer/cutters 3D scanners and milling devices, and engravers as well as its variety of solutions for the Graphics Arts and Design industries.
Each year, Roland, in partnership with Avery Dennison, holds the extremely popular Speed Wrap Challenge where visitors flock to see contestants racing against the clock to wrap a vehicle door or an entire vehicle, in a bid to be crowned the ultimate wrap-off champion.
‘Sign Africa has consistently improved its value proposition to those in the industry, encouraged diversity and fostered innovation, creating a vibrant, exciting and challenging environment for us all. This is in line with Roland’s vision as we see the Expo as an ideal platform for us to create an environment where we inspire others with our creative solutions and ignite the market’s imagination. Its this synergistic symbiosis that encourages us to join hands with Sign Africa once again this year,’ said Bob Glenister, CEO Telpro Management, Roland distributor in South Africa.
‘We are extremely proud to have the leading international brand Roland on board as a sponsor and believe this further enhances the expos’s reputation as the leading expo in Africa,’ said Dyelan Copeland, Sign Africa Expo organiser.