The successful Sign Africa Bloemfontein expo attracted 425 visitors, an increase from the previous Bloemfontein expo in 2015.
The event, which was held at Ilanga Estate on 10 May, showcased cutting-edge technology, such as: digital printing, 3D printing, wide format digital and more.
Exhibitors had positive feedback about the event:
Mike Schiller from Vic Bay said, ‘The expo exceeded our expectations with a fantastic visitor profile. We loved the location as the people that arrived were really interested in the expo.’
Anja Kirton from Fujifilm said, ‘There was a great turnout and the expo was busy all day. We had a positive reaction to the technology Fujifilm has to offer and loved seeing something new.’
Rakesh Rosen from Midcomp said, ‘It was a really good response. At times our stand was flooded and we have great leads.’
Aziza Mahomed from Kemtek said, ‘Very good, we had a lot of interest on all sides of our product range. It was well attended by the the industry with a good customer profile.’
Judges visited each stand at the expo and judged the stands according to criteria based on design, staff friendliness and professionalism.
The stand winners included:
First runner-Up: SA Argus.
Second runner-up: Vic Bay.
Upcoming Africa Print Expos include:
Zambia: 6-7 June, Mulungushi International Conference Centre, Lusaka.
Johannesburg: 12-14 September, Gallagher Convention Centre.