Hybrid Services recently hosted the new 'Wide Format Wave' event for the printing industry alongside Soyang, Solent Sewing & Welding, Curvorama, CADLink and keyringfab.co.uk. The event provided a free educational experience where participants were able to try out different applications - ranging from producing pull up banners and coasters to keyrings, t-shirts and vehicle graphics - as well as being offered the opportunity to talk with industry experts in an informal environment.
The two day event, which was the first of its kind to be hosted at Hybrid, proved to be a great success - with companies travelling from all over the country to have a go at producing something ‘different’. Hybrid’s marketing manager, Duncan Jefferies, commented, “The aim of the event was to offer participants an enjoyable and hands on experience, giving them new ideas of how to generate new revenue streams within their existing setup and the feedback received has been extremely positive.”
“It was good to see a wide range of applications from start to finish,” said Jason Middleton, MD of Abalone Graphics, who visited the event. “I came to the Wide Format Wave because although I knew how the machine worked, it was good to find which different materials were available.”
“The Wide Format Wave was very informal,” remarked another visitor – director at Williams Design & Print, Rob Williams. “There was no pressurised selling and it was good to be able to use all the machines to produce different jobs.”
Hybrid’s Duncan Jefferies concludes, “We intended that the Wide Format Wave enabled people to just come along, have a go at trying out new applications they may not have considered before and take away something positive for their own businesses and we really feel this was accomplished.”
A video of the event is available to view at www.wideformatwave.co.uk along with complete contact details of all the partner companies.