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More than 40% of Sign & Digital UK already rebooked for 2017

Friday, April 29, 2016

Press release from the issuing company

Sign & Digital UK, the leading exhibition for the sign making, display solutions and digital printing industry, has delivered another stellar show experience, with a host of sales, product launches and new show features. Plans are already underway for the exhibition’s 30th anniversary, with 42% of the 2016 floor space already rebooked for 2017. 

Companies already booked for Sign & Digital UK 2017 include Blackman & White, Biesse, CMYUK, Complete CNC Solutions, Digital Blanks, Fairfield Displays, Graphic Printing Technologies (GPT), Inktec/Jetrix, Innotech, Perfect Colours, PrintMAX, Resolute DTG, Rollsroller, Signmaster Systems, Signwaves, Soyang Europe, Ultima Displays and Your Print Specialists (YPS).

The three-day event took place at the NEC Birmingham from 19 to 21 April 2016 and was attended by 6,240* unique visitors from across the UK, Ireland and rest of the world. The show featured a host of exclusive product launches, live demonstrations, more than 35 daily seminars and workshops. New for this year was the Digital Signage Theatre, plus the “Become a Wrap Expert” workshop featuring two of the world’s leading vehicle wrapping experts. 

Strong sales were reported across all three days of the show, with many exhibitors commenting on the quality and genuine interest of the visitors who came to their stands.

Vivid Laminating Technologies 

Richard Marlow, sales director

We’ve had a great show this year. The quality of visitors has been good, they’re all here to buy and as a result we’ve seen some strong sales through our dealer channels. 

Your Print Specialists

Garry Brown, managing director

We’ve had the best show ever in terms of sales, and the footfall has been of a higher quality across the board.

Service Offset Supplies Ltd

Ashley Fleming, sales manager

This year’s show has been a big success for us; we’ve had positive results, made sales during the show and got a lot of prospects to follow up afterwards. Sign & Digital UK is the one show that everybody attends each year to do business – it’s a buying show.

Modul UK Ltd

James Kemp, business development manager

The show has been busier than we expected, and the quality of the footfall has been really good. The most important thing for us is not just the volume of leads, but the fact that people are approaching us with upcoming projects.

Nth Degree Imaging Ltd 

Phil Dowson, managing director 

“The show has been busy for us this year, lots of people have visited the stand and we’re hoping to convert those leads into some sales. Sign & Digital UK is a great opportunity to showcase new products, to expand the business and get some decent exposure in the marketplace.” 

Shimmerdisc Sequin Displays

Andrew Ainge, managing director

“The show has been amazing for us; we’ve developed some really strong leads and partnerships to grow the business. We’ve seen a really high quality of visitors across all three days – it’s really exciting! Sign & Digital UK is the main industry show to visit.” 

Rudi Blackett, event director, said: “This year’s show has been another huge success! The combination of exclusive product launches and good quality visitors resulted in a buying bonanza across all three days.

“We’ll be celebrating 30 years of Sign & Digital UK in 2017, and with record re-bookings, it is set to be a great anniversary event. We look forward to seeing everyone back at the NEC Birmingham from 28 to 30 March 2017.”

 

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