PrintEx 19 wrapped up on Friday with a number of companies taking orders for equipment and services.

Over four days, 120 exhibitors presented a colourful mix of equipment and possibilities across the 6000 square metres at Sydney’s Olympic Park. PrintEx19 co-located with Visual Connections and the Label & Packaging Expo 2019, giving the show’s visitors more to look at and more to do, with seminars and workshops an integral part of the show.

Breakfast sessions kick started each day of the show, offering food for thought and for stomachs as exhibitors and visitors got into the swing of the show. The four breakfast keynotes were consumer behaviourist Dr Ross Honeywill; packaging expert Rowena Curlewis; automotive industry specialist Scott Browning; and futurist Penny Locaso. The sessions also donated money to worthy charities Man Anchor and Share the Dignity.

Dscoop held a luncheon that featured Paralympian Kurt Fearnley talking about the challenges he has faced in a lifetime of overachievement. A panel of printing identities spoke about the future of the industry.

At a Women in Print drinks evening, print specialist Deborah Corn who shared her insights into the ‘printerverse’ and how women should best navigate it for their own success and wellbeing.

A plethora of sold signs gave bragging rights to several vendors. However, exhibitors who treated the show as a chance to highlight their brands took plenty of heart from the feedback they received from visitors.

The September issue of New Zealand Printer Magazine will feature an in depth look at PrintEx 19.


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