With 680 national and international companies on an unprecedented 882,600 square feet of exhibit space, the fifth All in Print China trade fair ran from Nov. 14-17 in Shanghai. The four-day event attracted a record 61,820 visitors and 106,653 visits – each an 11 percent increase compared to the 2011 staging. With the topic “Inspiring Vision of New Printing Era,” All in Print China 2014 featured the latest printing technologies focusing on industry innovations and reconstructing.
On the first day, visitor participation amounted to 24,208 attendees – an increase of 30.45 percent compared to 2011. Among these were 20,990 Chinese visitors, a 26.01 percent rise in contrast to the 2011 show, and 3,218 foreign visitors, an increase of 69.37 percent. More than 150 Chinese and 40 overseas visitor delegations from countries such as the U.S., Korea, Australia, India, the Philippines and Malaysia attended the trade fair.
Intelligent and green printing product releases included innovative technologies and crowded exhibition halls contributing to positive sales. Exhibitors sold numerous machines and equipment during All in Print China 2014.
Exhibits were supported by a series of conferences. On each show day, conferences with different topics addressed the future of the printing industry. The main forum “2014 Global Printing Summit Forum” & “14th Forum of Asia Pacific Graphic Art” brought together experts from the printing industry associations from five countries in the EU, the Asia-pacific region and the U.S., providing an international vision.
The “Digital Printing in China” Tech Summit Forum and the “Canon Delighting You Always – Keyin Cup” Award are the most authoritative and professional ceremonies in the digital printing industry. At the seventh contest this year, 168 companies participated, submitting 518 works. Considered the “Academy Awards in label field,” the “Sun Cup” Asia Label Awards Ceremony and the “Global Label Technology Summit Forum” provided a top-notch stage for label technologies. The 4th Green Printing Seminar was also part of All in Print China 2014 – sharing the latest green printing technologies and promoting innovative printing companies as well as green printing equipment and technologies.
Started in 2003, All in Print China has become one of the most influential exhibitions for its industry in China and the world. Serving as a platform for communication ideas and new developments, the tradeshow significantly contributes to the progress and the future of China’s printing industry.
The 6th All in Print China is scheduled for Oct. 18-21, 2016, in Shanghai.
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