FESPA Africa returns for the fifth year in Johannesburg

FESPA Africa and Sign Africa expos, taking place at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg (19 Richards Dr, Halfway House, Midrand, 1685) from 12 - 14 September 2018 from 9am - 5pm.

Africa's largest dedicated print and signage exhibition, FESPA Africa, returns for the fifth year at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg, between the 12-14 September 2018.

Co-located with Sign Africa and Africa Print, you can connect with over 6,000 industry professionals all coming together to view the latest developments in technology, equipment, solutions and software.

The event is ideal for those looking to invest in new technology and business opportunities, showcasing cutting-edge technology, such as: all aspects of wide format digital printing, garment decoration, screen printing and signage.

Printers looking to diversify into wide format printing, signage and graphics and vehicle wrapping will be spoilt for choice with many exhibitors catering to these markets and industry experts available to share extensive knowledge.

Hall 1 will feature a dedicated Textile Print Expo, showcasing all disciplines of print, including screen printing, transfer printing, sublimation, direct digital printing and more. Printers in Africa are increasingly seeing textile printing as a new revenue stream. The advancements in ink and machine technology and wider availability of reliable printers has made this area a very attractive business opportunity.

Some of the educational features on offer include:

Textile Experience

Visit this hands-on workshop where printers can learn different techniques all taught by Charlie Taublieb, who has been in the screen printing industry since 1976, and heads up Taublieb Consulting in Greenwood Village, Colorado, a company specialising in technical screen printing consulting for textile printers. This takes place from 12-14 September, in hall 1 on the Rexx Screen & Digital Supplies stand.

T-Shirt and Bag Printing Workshop

Free demonstrations by local experts on T-shirts and bags with speciality printing techniques, direct to transfer and screen printing. Pop into hall 1 during the three expo days to get tips and tricks and ask our local experts questions.

Business Opportunities In Print, Sign & LED Lighting

Business opportunities will be showcased on various exhibitor stands. Opportunities for start-ups or those looking to grow their businesses will be showcased in daily 30 minute sessions on the hour. A range of topics relating to all aspects of the digital printing, signage, vehicle wrapping and wide format industry will be covered.

Online registrations are open. To register free of charge, and for more information, visit: www.fespaafrica.com.