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A spectacular start to Media Expo’s 50th grand edition

2 Mar 2023

With a wider range of products, live product demonstrations, inclusion of Screen Print – Industrial zone on the show floor, Industrial Print Excellence Awards and panel discussions, Media Expo 2023 will serve as a complete package for indoor and outdoor advertising professionals.

Having established a name as a must-visit platform for the past 20 years for the latest in marketing, printing and signage solutions, Media Expo has become a crucial platform for bridging the gap between innovation and application. The golden jubilee edition also witnessed 32 new entrants into the world of indoor and outdoor advertising solutions. Visitors at the trade fair will have first-hand experience with over 5 new products and software launches by brands like Canon, EFI VUTEk, SignAgent, CYGNUS, HP, etc.

This key business event was inaugurated by prominent names from the industry like:

1.     Mr. Rohit Yajnik, Head – Non-Fare Revenue and Branding, Mumbai Metro One Pvt Ltd

2.     Mr. Devang Sheth, Secretary, Screen Graphics Association of India

3.     Mr. Junaid Shaikh, Managing Director, Roshan Space Brandcom Pvt Ltd

4.     Mr. Raj Manek, Managing Director, Messe Frankfurt Trade Fairs Pvt Ltd

5.     Mr. Winston Pereira, General Manager, Messe Frankfurt India Trade Fairs Pvt Ltd

Addressing the gathering at the show, Mr Rohit Yajnik, Head – Non-Fare Revenue and Branding, Mumbai Metro One Pvt. Ltd. stated that “There has been a huge amount of progress over the last few years in the printing & signage segments. Client interests and preferences are tilting towards eco-friendly products and materials that give a better feel to the brand.” He further also adds that “Consumers are largely aiming for materials that are economically feasible as well as sustainable to the environment.”

Excited on marking 20 glorious years, Mr Raj Manek, Managing Director, Messe Frankfurt Trade Fairs Pvt. Ltd. stated, “For the past 20 years, the exhibition has been providing an opportunity for people who are at the cutting edge of machinery to bring their imagination to reality. It gives me great pleasure as we inaugurate the grand 50th edition. The show will for the first time see a new zone dedicated to industrial screen printing, Industrial Print Excellence Awards and two panel discussions with a workshop. The strategic decision of hosting the panel discussions alongside the show will give the exhibitors, business visitors, speakers and delegates the perfect combination of a comprehensive platform to source new solutions and gain knowledge. The tradeshow also attracts a myriad of visitors from across the sector to be a part of numerous innovative machines which will be showcased by the exhibitors for demonstration.”

The opening day also witnessed a panel discussion on ‘Colour Management’, where insights on the need for colour management in contemporary printing, future of colour management, as well as what brands, the end consumers are looking for in terms of colour and print were discussed.

The B2B exhibition is backed by the support of top industry associations such as Delhi Printers Association (DPA), The Bombay Master Printer’s Association (BMPA), Mumbai Mudrak Sangh (MMS), Offset Printer’s Association (OPA) and MSME Promotion Council. The Screen Print India - Industrial zone is supported by The European Specialist Printing Manufacturers Association (ESMA) and Screen-printing Graphics Association of India (SGAI).

Innovative and unique products are the major highlight of the Media Expo 2023 showcase, providing meaningful insights and bringing strong trade opportunities to businesses. Media Expo’s three-day edition, which commences today will conclude on 4th March 2023.

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Background information on Messe Frankfurt 

The Messe Frankfurt Group is one of the world’s leading trade fair, congress and event organisers with their own exhibition grounds. With a workforce of some 2,200* people at its headquarters in Frankfurt am Main and in 28 subsidiaries, it organises events around the world. Group sales in financial year 2022 were around €450 million*. We serve our customers’ business interests efficiently within the framework of our Fairs & Events, Locations and Services business fields. One of Messe Frankfurt’s key strengths is its powerful and closely-knit global sales network, which covers around 180 countries in all regions of the world. Our comprehensive range of services – both onsite and online – ensures that customers worldwide enjoy consistently high quality and flexibility when planning, organising and running their events. We are using our digital expertise to develop new business models. The wide range of services includes renting exhibition grounds, trade fair construction and marketing, personnel and food services.

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* Preliminary figures for 2022