Creativity, inspiration and choice
Sign & Digital UK 2016, which will take place on 19th–21st April at Birmingham’s NEC, in halls 17 and 18, is all set to deliver a landmark showcase for the industry.
The exhibition has enjoyed impressive growth in recent years, with over 200 exhibitors and 6,800 visitors participating in the 2015 show, thus further cementing its reputation as the UK’s premier buying event and launch pad for new products.
The 2016 show, which is using as its themes,Creativity, Inspiration and Choice, will showcase all of the industry’s latest developments, trends and ideas.
Event Director Rudi Blackett commented: ‘’In this fast paced marketplace, creativity and inspiration are the key ingredients that drive the industry forward, which is why it is especially important to make the right choice when selecting new equipment and materials. At next year’s show, visitors will be able to take their pick from the wide range of products and processes on offer, which will include lighting, engraving, sign fixings and fittings and display systems, plus the very latest wide format printing and finishing equipment from all of the leading manufacturers and suppliers.”
Also in keeping with this theme is the new show branding, together with a new look website and colour co-ordinated show logo.
Stand bookings for Sign & Digital UK 2016 are currently running at 20 percent ahead of those made at the same time last year, and the exhibition will feature both new and returning exhibitors, such as AG/CAD, Biesse CMYUK, Colourbyte, Complete CNBC, Complete CNC, Epson, Daltons Wadkin, Grafityp, Graphic Printing Technologies, Hewlett-Packard, Inktec/Jetrix, I-Sub, KIP, Perfect Colours, PrintMAX, Radecal, Your Print Specialists and many more.
Rudi Blackett added that the post show survey of visitors to the 2015 event highlighted just how important the exhibition is to visitors. He said: The visitor audience is primarily drawn from buyers and decision-makers who run their own businesses or operate at a senior management level and who use the exhibition to contrast and compare products in order to make the right buying decisions, as well as to source new suppliers.”
He also revealed that 88 percentof visitors agree that Sign & Digital UK is a great place to meet potential new suppliers, while 89 percent feel that the show is the place to learn about new technology and product launches. Further, 87 percent described themselves as being able to authorise, specify or influence the buying decision and 49 percent said that they hadn’t visited any other similar event in the past two years
For more information on Sign & Digital UK 2016 visit: www.signanddigitaluk.com