Asia Print Expo 2019 confirms show features
Asia Print Expo, the region’s leading exhibition for screen, textile and digital wide format print, will take place from 21st– 23rd February 2019 at the BITEC exhibition centre in Bangkok, Thailand.
Over the course of three days, Asia Print Expo 2019 will provide sign and print companies with a valuable opportunity to discover the latest products and technologies from leading players in the speciality print market with more than 50 companies exhibiting.
For visitors looking to expand their knowledge or investigate new revenue streams for their businesses, there will be free educational and interactive show features, reflecting the latest industry trends and market intelligence, including World Wrap Masters Asia, which will showcase the skills of the best wrappers from around the world, who will be wrapping vehicles, such as Honda City cars and other items including Denken helmets, using vinyl from event partner, HEXIS, to win the title of World Wrap Master Asia 2019.
World Wrap Masters Asia is one of the main highlights at the event, illustrating how vehicle decoration can be an effective tool in the marketing mix. The contest is still open for entries and the winner, which will be announced on the 23rd February, will proceed to the World Wrap Masters Final at FESPA Global Print Expo in Munich, Germany (14th-17th May 2019), where they will be competing against regional winners from FESPA events in Brazil, Eurasia, Africa, Munich and Mexico.
Visitors to the World Wrap Masters Asia will also have the opportunity to network with professional wrap experts, as well as discuss the technical aspects of wrapping. For further details on the competition, visit: www.asiaprintexpo.com/world-wrap-masters-asia
Another feature at the show will be Print Make Wear Asia, which focuses exclusively on fashion textiles, garments and printed accessories. It will take the form of a live production environment highlighting every step in the screen and digital print production process, from initial design to finished product.
With an emphasis on sustainability and speciality screenprinting, show partner VASTEX will showcase the latest in manual screenprinting presses and drying, together with Easyway Systems which will demonstrate screenprinting reclamation equipment. Visitors to the feature will have the opportunity to engage directly with experts to exchange experiences and share knowledge in the interests of a more sustainable fashion value chain, and will also be able to attend practical workshops highlighting current screenprinting techniques.
FESPA events are renowned for their comprehensive conference programmes and visitors to Asia Print Expo will thus be able to attend a diverse range of seminars covering screen, digital and textile printing, as well as environmental issues and sustainability, running every day from 11.00am on stand N20.
A daily keynote address from local marketing experts will also take place, including a presentation from CEO and Founder of STEPS Academy, Nuttawee Tantisajjatham on the first day of the exhibition. Tantisajjatham, Thailand’s leading digital marketing speaker, trainer and consultant for several major global brands, will be discussing social media and digital marketing trends. Alongside this keynote, there will also be dedicated seminars for start-up businesses, which offer advice on the use of print technologies and identify opportunities within the market.
For attendees wanting to understand more about the technology innovations on show, there will also be a number of technical seminars throughout the duration of the event. To see the full conference programme, visit: www.asiaprintexpo.com/conference
Visitors travelling by plane to Bangkok can book flights with FESPA’s official airline partner, Thai Airways, using code TG1902008. Booking can be accessed here: www.thaiairways.com/en/mice/index.page
For further information on Asia Print Expo 2019 visit: www.asiaprintexpo.com.
For free entry, use code ASAM901 when registering.