Printoberfest is back – GPT to host Festival of Sign and Display Applications

GPT 2015 PrintoberFest

Graphic Printing Technologies (GPT) has announced that Printoberfest is back. The October Festival of Signs, Display and Graphics Applications returns to GPT’s office and showroom in Reading. The event will be held on Wednesday 7th and Thursday 8th October and is an excellent opportunity to see the industry’s latest products, including the only HP Scitex FB550 in the South of England. Visitors can also view live application demonstrations, meet with technology experts from GPT and its suppliers and also enjoy some unbeatable event-only offers. There will also be some tasty Oktoberfest themed refreshments.

Shaun Thompson, general manager of GPT, comments, “We are very keen to follow up on the success of Printoberfest last year. This is a vital time of year for our customers as they gear up for the busy Christmas period and also plan for the coming year. We are providing an unbeatable opportunity to get up close and personal to the very latest wide format printing technology from the likes of Mimaki, HP, Kongsberg and more.”

Printoberfest is held at GPT’s showroom in Reading and is in association with the company’s manufacturing and distribution partners. There will be live demonstrations and workshops of the very latest in wide format printing technology, including HP’s new flatbed printing solution (HP Scitex FB550) and Latex printers, Mimaki’s latest range of flatbed and roll-to-roll UV and solvent printing, flatbed digital cutting solutions from Esko Kongsberg, RIP software from Shiraz, Wasatch, Rasterlink and Onyx and GPT’s latest range of media solutions from the likes of MacTAC.

There will also be live application areas with industry specialists demonstrating the latest techniques, including vehicle wrapping, floor graphics, wallpaper
and soft signage. People wishing to attend can either visit to register or call GPT on 01189 294429 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Shaun Thompson concludes, “There will be lots of giveaways, massive discounts, media samples, additional warranties and – because it’s Printoberfest – plenty of sausages, pretzels and beer!”