Dubai, UAE – Leading international brands and local distributors are eagerly preparing to participate in the inaugural FESPA Middle East 2024 event, scheduled from January 29th to 31st at the esteemed Dubai Exhibition Centre. This event promises to be a hub of technological innovation in digital wide format, screen and textile printing, as well as signage and visual communications. Attendees will benefit from valuable educational content, a comprehensive feature program, and ample networking opportunities with industry experts.
FESPA Middle East 2024 will showcase cutting-edge print and signage solutions from prominent names like Epson and CMYK, along with state-of-the-art hardware from industry giants such as Mimaki, Roland DG, IECHO, and Vanklaser. Renowned companies like Aerolam, Avery Dennison, BestSub, MacTac, Mecolour, and Boyang will also present their diverse range of media and consumables.
Leading distributors who have already confirmed their participation include Flex Europa, ADS, Al Shabak, Blue Rhine, Desert Sign, Helios Business Systems, Magic Trading Co., Strings International, Quantum Digital, and Wellcare Advertising. These distributors collectively represent over 45 global brands, including names like Brother, Graphtec, Mutoh, Onyx, Orafol, Philips Digital Signage, Pongs, Valiani, and Vision.
Bazil Cassim, FESPA Regional Manager for the Middle East & Africa, expressed excitement about extending FESPA’s reach to this new market. Cassim highlighted the event’s aim to support the growing FESPA Direct membership in the MEA region, offering a platform for businesses to seize new opportunities in the specialty print and signage industries.
Danna Drion, General Manager Marketing EMEA at Mimaki Europe, stressed the event’s significance in catering to the dynamic MENA market’s demands for digital printing. She mentioned that FESPA Middle East would serve as an excellent stage for Mimaki to unveil innovative solutions that align with the region’s trends, fostering innovation, sustainability, and collaboration.
Sina Haghi, CEO of Magic Trading Co., echoed the sentiment, emphasizing FESPA’s reputation for hosting major events in the digital print industry. Haghi expressed anticipation to meet with customers, prospects, and industry players, showcasing their new developments and products.
Harry Joseph, General Manager at ADS, highlighted FESPA as a global platform, where industry players from the GCC and beyond can explore the latest trends and solutions in screen printing, digital printing, and signage. He noted the increased demand for event-related signage and branding materials, particularly in urbanized and developing regions.
Sustainability will take center stage at the exhibition, reflecting its growing importance in the GCC market. Blue Rhine, an exhibitor, will emphasize environmentally conscious production solutions. Ameer Ashraf, Digital Marketing Manager at Blue Rhine, underlined the industry’s shift towards eco-friendly materials and practices, stating their commitment to inspiring the industry toward a greener future without compromising quality.
The event will also feature the first World Wrap Masters Middle East regional competition, challenging participants to wrap various objects within set timeframes. The winner will proceed to the World Wrap Masters Final at FESPA Global Print Expo 2024 in Amsterdam.
Exclusive networking opportunities for FESPA Direct and Association members will be available at the Club FESPA Lounge. Members can engage with global and regional printers, partake in seminars, and access discussions on sustainability, personalization, trends, and brands.
For more information about FESPA Middle East 2024, please visit: https://www.fespamiddleeast.com/welcome.
For inquiries regarding exhibiting opportunities, visit: https://www.fespamiddleeast.com/exhibiting/why-exhibit.