The Sign Africa Nelspruit Expo was a huge success, with 291 visitors attending the expo (an increase from the 2012 Expo, which had over 250 visitors) and exhibitors reporting good leads and sales on the day.
Platinum Expo sponsor Roland showcased its full range of cutting-edge equipment, including the new SolJet Pro 4 XR-640, the company's largest and fastest printer/cutter, as well as the SOLJET XF-640 High-Speed Inkjet Printer.
Platinum Expo sponsor Avery Dennison exhibited the Supreme Wrapping Film with new finishes, including a Satin finish in black, white, Carmine Red, Bubblegum Pink and White Pearl.
Other highlights on show included Mimaki machines as well as products from Bordeaux and TheMagicTouch range exhibited by Graphix Supply World and Crystalite Plastics.
Midcomp showcased the HP Latex 260 printer and Anajet mPower digital apparel printer while Trotec South Africa showcased the Trotec Speedy 100 laser engraver and ProMarker high speed galvo marking laser.
JG Electronics launched the ChromaLuxe high definition sublimatable photo panels.
Judges visited each stand at the expo and judged the stands according to criteria based on design and staff friendliness and professionalism. The stand winners and runners up include:
Sign Africa Small Stand:
First: SA Argus
Sign Africa Medium Stand:
First: Crystalite Plastics/GSW
Sign Africa Large stand:
Forthcoming roadshows include:
Cape Town, 12-13 March, CTICC.
Polokwane, 14 May, Meropa Casino, Polokwane.
Johannesburg, 2-4 July 2014, Gallagher Convention Centre.
Durban, 26-27 August, ICC Durban.