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Messe Frankfurt India’s Media Expo proudly serving the industry for 20 glorious years

17 Feb 2023

Marking a 20-year legacy of connecting the print and signage advertising industry, Media Expo will celebrate its Golden Jubilee edition at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai on 2 March 2023. With the inclusion of Screen Print Industrial zone on the show floor, Industrial Print Excellence Awards and a panel discussion, the trade fair will serve as a high-octane and diverse meeting point for industry professionals and industry stakeholders.

Media Expo is all set to host its 50th grand edition from 2 – 4 March 2023. This Golden Jubilee edition is poised to be a three-day mega celebration of new opportunities and bustling business conversations for ad industry professionals.

Expressing his gratitude to the stakeholders of Media Expo for their empowering support, Mr Raj Manek, Executive Director and Board Member, Messe Frankfurt Asia Holding Ltd, shared: “It is an incredible milestone for Messe Frankfurt India and for the Media Expo team. The unwavering trust and commitment of our exhibitors, visitors, and the associations who have supported us through this epic journey has been the driving force behind the success of our trade shows over the last two decades. I take the opportunity to thank all our stakeholders and we aim to continue this legacy of creating a bigger and better platform for the ad print and signage industry through Media Expo.”

Comprising of some of the biggest manufacturers in the printing and signage industry, the exhibition will showcase the latest applications and machines in printing and signage from around 170 exhibitors, such as: HP, Mehta Cad Cam, Cosign, Mimaki, Negi Sign Systems & Supplies Co, Rextone Industries Ltd, Silicon Infotech, Britomatics India Pvt Ltd and Orafol.

Introducing Screen Print Industrial and IPE Awards

On the occasion of its 50th grand edition, Media Expo will feature Screen Print Industrial – a special zone showcasing the industrial screen-printing segment encompassing a variety of functional and industrial applications. Some of the exhibitors at the zone will include Skyscreen International Pvt Ltd, Kunal Enterprise, San Printech, Keetronics India Pvt Ltd, Photokina Chemicals, among others.

A dedicated convergence and networking platform under Media Expo for Industrial screen printing will bring the perfect synergy and allow trade visitors to explore solutions of functional coatings for medical and bio applications, aerospace and automotive printing, printed electronics, printed ceramics and much more under a single platform.

Furthermore, Messe Frankfurt India together with the Screen-printing Graphics Association (SGAI) are set to host the ‘Industrial Print Excellence Awards – 2023’ (IPEA) to celebrate established and emerging brands steering innovation across the industrial screen-printing segment. Twenty-four awards across 14 categories will be presented on 3 March in Hall 1, Bombay Exhibition Centre, further to which, the works of all awardees will be curated in the ‘Awards Gallery' arena.

Panel discussion and workshop on ‘Colour Management’

With the idea to ‘simplify colours’, the organisers have curated a panel discussion and workshop on ‘Colour Management’ to be held on 2 March at the Seminar Area of the venue from 3:00 to 4:30 PM. The event will offer attendees 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. The panellists will also address the challenges faced in colour workflows.

Marking an epic milestone, this edition will give rise to new prospects and business opportunities that will benefit the exhibitors and visitors on a much grander scale. 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) 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).

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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