Watch this space for the 2018 Expo Features

Business Opportunities In Print, Sign & LED Lighting

See the following business opportunities showcased on exhibitor stands at the upcoming Sign Africa, FESPA Africa, Africa Print and Africa LED exhibitions. Opportunities for small start-ups or those looking to grow their businesses will be showcased in these daily 20 minute sessions. There is no charge.

According to Lynette Nicholson, Research Manager at Old Mutual, ‘a growing number of people in working metropolitan households – particularly in the middle to upper income brackets – are finding ways to supplement their incomes by having more than one job’. This is based on research findings of the 2017 Old Mutual Savings and Investment Monitor.

WED 13 SEP THURS 14 SEP FRI 15 SEP
09H00: Falcon – hall 3: Add wall paper & interior decorating floor tiles to your business. 09H00: Falcon – hall 3: Create fun, 3D and glow-in-the-dark graphics for T-shirts with Stahls. 09H00: Falcon – hall 3: Speed up production and grow your business with the heat press fusion and weeding table.
09H30: Mimaki – hall 3: Dye Sublimation / Pigment printing – Textile, Garments, decorative, interior applications. 09H30: Mimaki – hall 3: Dye Sublimation / Pigment printing – Textile, Garments, decorative, interior applications. 09H30: Mimaki – hall 3: Dye Sublimation / Pigment printing – Textile, Garments, decorative, interior applications.
10H00: Uprint – hall 1: The Start-up Opportunity for Hard & Soft Surface Printing. 10H00: Uprint – hall 1: The Start-up Opportunity for Hard & Soft Surface Printing. 10H00: Uprint – hall 1: The Start-up Opportunity for Hard & Soft Surface Printing.
10H30: JG Electronics – hall 1: Start or expand your own T-shirt printing business. 10H30: JG Electronics – hall 1: Start or expand your own T-shirt printing business. 10H30: JG Electronics – hall 1: Start or expand your own T-shirt printing business.
11h00: Gencotech – hall 1: Preparing your artwork correctly for Laser cutting with CorelDRAW and Wacom – Live demo, Gencotech/DDS Stand. 11h00: Gencotech – hall 1: Vinyl cutting tips and tricks with CorelDRAW and Wacom – Live demo, Gencotech/DDS Stand. 11h00: Gencotech – hall 1: Making the most of UV Printing and Engraving with CorelDRAW and Wacom – Live demo, Gencotech/DDS Stand.
11H30: Philips South Africa – hall 2: Lighting is a Variable Science 11H30: Philips South Africa – hall 2: Light as a Service 11H30: Philips South Africa – hall 2: Creative usage of LED
12H00: Industrial Inkjet Specialists – hall 2: Durst
helping customers exploit new opportunities and create profitable business.
12H00: GAWK – hall 3:Textile Printers, Grow your
Business with Full Stretch Display (FSD).
12H00: Sign-Tronic – hall 3: Plasticut, Obelix 3D signmaking & decoration system.
12H30: Graphix Supply World – hall 3: UV Flatbed printing & finishing – Point of Purchase and corporate branding. 12H30: Graphix Supply World – hall 3:UV Flatbed printing & finishing – Point of Purchase and corporate branding. 12H30: Graphix Supply World – hall 3: UV Flatbed printing & finishing – Point of Purchase and corporate branding.
13H00: Evonik Acrylics Africa – hall 3: Working with acrylics, demo’s on bending and gluing. 13H00: Sign-Tronic – hall 3: Plasticut, Obelix 3D signmaking & decoration system. 13H00: Maizey Plastics – hall 3: Poli-Tape T-shirt and textile decoration.
13H30: Sign-Tronic – hall 3: Plasticut, Obelix 3D signmaking & decoration system. 13H30: Maizey Plastics – hall 3: Poli-Tape T-shirt and textile decoration. 13H30: Evonik Acrylics Africa – hall 3: Working with acrylics, demo’s on bending and gluing.
14H00: Graphix Supply World – hall 3: Industrial (mass volume) printing application (EFI) & finishing. 14H00: Graphix Supply World – hall 3: Industrial (mass volume) printing application (EFI) & finishing. 14H00: Graphix Supply World – hall 3: Industrial (mass volume) printing application (EFI) & finishing.
14H30: Maizey Plastics – hall 3: Poli-Tape T-shirt and textile decoration. 14H30:Evonik Acrylics Africa – hall 3: Working with acrylics demo’s on bending and gluing. 14H30: Midcomp – hall 3: Work smarter not harder – print less for more money!
15H00: Midcomp – hall 3: Work smarter not harder – print less for more money! 15H00: Midcomp – hall 3: Work smarter not harder – print less for more money! 15H00: Maizey Plastics – hall 3: Different application wrapping techniques, demo by Avery Dennison.

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Corel Workshops

13, 14 & 15 September, hall 1 at 10am and 1pm, daily.

There will be Corel Workshops which are free of charge, hosted by industry specialist Mo Jogie, covering top tips for graphics professionals.

 

Corel Daily Workshops

WED 13 SEP THURS 14 SEP FRI 15 SEP
10am-10h45am – The all new CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2017. 10am-10h45am – The all new CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2017. 10am-10h45am – The all new CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2017.
11:00am – Preparing your artwork correctly for Laser cutting with CorelDRAW and Wacom – Live demo, Gencotech/DDS Stand, Hall 1. 11:00am – Vinyl cutting tips and tricks with CorelDRAW and Wacom – Live demo, Gencotech/DDS Stand, Hall 1. 11:00am – Making the most of UV Printing and Engraving with CorelDRAW and Wacom – Live demo, Gencotech/DDS Stand, Hall 1.
13:00 – The all new Corel Paintshop Pro 2018 Ultimate. 13:00 – Corel Power Hour – Top tips and tricks for better sign-making. 13:00 – Image Retouching with the new Corel PaintShop Pro 2018 Ultimate.

The workshops will be a presentation style demo, no laptops needed. Active audience participation is welcome.

The Corel workshops are brought to you, courtesy of Corel Corporation and DDS (the Authorised Corel distributor for Africa) together with Gencotech (Corel Value Added reseller).

Attend any of the Corel workshops (CorelDraw and/or Paintshop Pro) and enter the daily lucky draw, to win a full working package of CorelDraw Graphics Suite 2017. With one lucky winner walking off with a grand prize which includes, CorelDraw Graphics suite 2017, a Wacom drawing tablet and A fantastic Lacie Porsche designed mobile hard drive designed by the Legendary Ferdinand Porsche himself.

 

 

 

 

 

Mohammed Jogie has studied fine art and graphic design. He has worked on numerous international brands. He is head creative juicer at MSD and is also principal of Mzansi Creative Foundation. A design activist, he is an admin on AIGAfrica – a collaboration with AIGA New York and South African graphic designers. He has served as Vice President of Icograda and served on the boards Think, DSA and Cafe. He is a member of the International Society of Typographic Designers and the London City and Guilds. He is a project lead on the Mandela Poster Project Collective and MSD. Open design innovators initiative.

These workshops are open to all visitors without reservation or cost.