Messe Dusseldorf maps out new virus guidance

Drupa director Sabine Geldermann has outlined some of the initial measures being introduced to allow trade fairs to operate during the time of coronavirus, and has also responded to the news that Xerox and Bobst would no longer be exhibiting at Drupa 2021.

It’s confirmed that the two manufacturers, both long-standing sizeable exhibitors, would not be at next April’s show. In response to the news, Geldermann said: “We are sorry that our long-standing partners Bobst and Xerox have decided not to participate in Drupa 2021.

“This is of course an individual decision, which we take note of. Thanks to the high level of participation at Drupa by strong, innovation-driven companies, we are still able to offer a wide range of products across all

Avery Dennison and Mactac at Fespa 2020

Avery Dennison and Mactac will be showcasing  more than 10 new innovations across automotive, architectural, interior decoration and retail applications at Fespa in March 2020.

Oliver Guenther, senior director, Marketing and Channel Strategy, said: “2020 sees a new southern European venue for FESPA and some exciting new innovations from Avery Dennison and Mactac. The FESPA theme is ‘Where Colours Come Alive’, and we will be showing a huge breadth of choices across colour and digital wrapping

SGI Dubai 2020: Magic Trading Company keen on keeping up-to-date with latest developments in the market

“With our business focusing on branding of promotional gift items, SGI Dubai is the most important show in the Middle East for us. We have some new products which will be launched during the show. We will invite our large client base to visit the show,” said Sina Haghi, CEO, Magic Trading Company (MTC).

He added, “The show is a great opportunity for us to connect with our customers and update them about our latest product offering and collection. Although we didn’t close many deals during the

SGI Dubai 2020: Silver sponsor Heliozid Océ to focus on UV printers and textile printing

Heliozid Océ will be the silver sponsor at the SGI Dubai 2020 show. Philippe Husni, general manager, Heliozid Océ, said, “We hope that will attract visitors to our stand to discover some of the latest technologies and products.”

He added, “SGI is expensive when one considers all the costs involved in the space rental, stand, power consumption and costs of moving the equipment in and out. ROI on these kind of shows are measured over the long term rather than overnight. The show’s strength lies

SGI Dubai 2020: ‘Visitors to Flex Europa booth are in for surprises’

Flex Europa is preparing in full swing for yet another edition of SGI in January 2019. “We have set our objectives for the show, created our promotions and marketing campaigns, and trained our staff regarding the conduct of the event,” said Vijay Chandran, business development manager, Flex Europa.

He continued, “We plan to exhibit the latest variants to our existing brands along with some new solutions for the end-customers. We had a fruitful participation in the last show and were able to