FOUR WEEKS TO GO UNTIL FESPA GLOBAL PRINT EXPO 2022: INDUSTRY GETS READY TO PUT PRINT BACK IN MOTION Berlin events will be free of COVID restrictions
340 international suppliers are now contracted to exhibit, among them are many key industry players who were unable to participate in 2021 including Epson, Fujifilm, HP, MHM and M&R.
Michael Ryan, Head of FESPA Global Print Expo, comments: “Excitement is building as we get closer to the event, and the recent news that COVID restrictions have been lifted in German venues has delivered another strong surge in exhibitor interest. With 340 confirmed exhibitors, we’ll be opening a show with almost double the number of companies that were present in Amsterdam last year, so visitors can be sure of finding the products and business solutions they need to fuel their recovery and growth.”
Many exhibitors are signalling the launch of new technologies and consumables including: the Jeti Tauro H3300 HS LED hybrid inkjet printer and the Avinci CX3200 dye-sub printer from Agfa; PVC-free digitally printable wrapping film from Avery Dennison; the GTXPro, a new product in Brother’s GTX industrial direct-to-garment printer range; the new Reggiani Terra Silver entry-level industrial textile printer from EFI; and the 330 series of wide format inkjet printers from Mimaki.
Durst, Canon, EFKA, Fujifilm and many others have also flagged new product and technology upgrade announcements to come at the show.
To access the full exhibitor list, visit: https://www.fespaglobalprintexpo.com/why-visit/exhibitor-list
Visitors will enjoy a comprehensive live event programme including the all-new Sustainability Spotlight conference area and Associations Pavilion applications showcase, as well as the Printeriors interior décor feature and Wrap Masters vehicle wrapping event.
COVID restrictive measures on the German event industry were lifted from 1st April 2022, enabling the live FESPA events in Berlin to go ahead without restrictions on visitor numbers or density, social distancing or the requirement to wear face masks.
In line with the relaxation of COVID restrictive measures on the German event industry, there are no longer any testing requirements or checks to enter Messe Berlin or the FESPA exhibition. Participants do not need to show that they are vaccinated, recently recovered or have tested negative for COVID-19 to enter the exhibition.
“Without COVID-19 restrictions and with a first-class exhibitor line-up, we can get back to delivering the full experience print and sign professionals expect from a FESPA event”, concludes Michael Ryan. “The mood in our community towards live events is buoyant and that’s mirrored in pre-registration. The vibe is good, the appetite for innovation and connection is strong, and we can’t wait to energise print’s recovery.”
For further information and frequent updates on health and safety at the exhibition, visit https://www.messe-berlin.de/en/visitors/allgemeine-informationen/.
For the latest travel updates, visit https://www.auma.de/en/exhibit/legal-matters/entry-requirements.
To find out more about FESPA Global Print Expo 2022 and to register to attend, visit: https://www.fespaglobalprintexpo.com/. Entry is free for members of a FESPA national Association or FESPA Direct. The cost of entry is €50.00 for non-members who pre-register using code FESM232 before 25th May.
Notes to Editors
*Exhibitor numbers and COVID regulations are correct at time of press release distribution.
Founded in 1962, FESPA is a global federation of Associations for the screen printing, digital printing and textile printing community. FESPA’s dual aim is to promote screen printing and digital imaging and to share knowledge about screen and digital printing with its members across the world, helping them to grow their businesses and learn about the latest developments in their fast growing industries.
FESPA Profit for Purpose
Profit for Purpose is FESPA’s international reinvestment programme, which uses revenue from FESPA events to support the global speciality print community to achieve sustainable and profitable growth through four key pillars - education, inspiration, expansion and connection. The programme delivers high quality products and services for printers worldwide, including market research, seminars, summits, congresses, educational guides and features, in addition to supporting grassroots projects in developing markets. For more information visit, www.fespa.com/profit-for-purpose.
Forthcoming FESPA events include:
- FESPA Global Print Expo 2022, 31 May – 3 June 2022, Messe Berlin, Berlin, Germany
- European Sign Expo 2022, 31 May – 3 June 2022, Messe Berlin, Berlin, Germany
- FESPA Mexico 2022, 22 – 24 September 2022, Centro Citibanamex, Mexico City
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