FESPA has confirmed its content programme at FESPA Eurasia 2016 (8 – 11 December 2016 at the CNR Expo in Istanbul, Turkey), providing visitors with a line-up of inspiring educational and interactive features.
FESPA Eurasia will deliver a free educational conference programme exploring the latest industry trends, case studies and technology developments across wide format, screen and digital print, textile print, garment decoration and signage.
The conference will take place daily in the seminar theatre located on the show floor. The seminar sessions, presented in Turkish, will provide visitors with exclusive insight and practical tips as well as the chance to network with fellow attendees. Seminar highlights include: Digital Pigment Printing Techniques by Aykut Aydoğan; 5 Fundamentals of Knowledgeable Screen Printers by Samir Sadıkoğlu, COO, E T F Tekstil; Print Design and Perception in 21st century by Gülin Girişmen, Head of Textile and Fashion Design İstanbul at Moda Akademisi; 3D Printing & MODA by Miray Tok Çakır, Founder and Designer at Mirimalist; and The Importance of Digital Textile Print for Design by Hilal Özdemir, Owner at LA MOON.
The full conference programme can be viewed online here: https://eurasia.fespa.com/en/fespa-eurasia-conference
World Wrap Masters
Sponsored by Hexis and Steinel FESPA’s fast-paced live vehicle wrapping competition will speed back to the CNR Expo for the 2016 edition. The live tournament will take place on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 December where up to 16 vehicle wrapping experts will compete against each other to become a Wrap Master. The winner of the competition will automatically qualify to compete in the World Wrap Masters Series Final at FESPA 2017 in Hamburg, Germany (8-12 May 2017).
On Thursday 8 and Friday 9 December, Wrap Master Head Judge and global wrap professional, Ole Solskin, will host live training for visitors looking to develop and improve their wrapping skills.
Group Exhibition Manager, Michael Ryan, comments: “Last year the standard of the Wrap Masters competition was very high and it was great to have finalists representing Turkey, Romania and Bulgaria.The skill level of the participants continues to grow each year. Having a professional like Ole Solskin at FESPA Eurasia is a great opportunity for visitors to learn and improve their skills. I am delighted that we can support the local wrapping community with a competition, and training, of this calibre.”
ARED Signage Awards
Building on the successful inaugural awards staged at FESPA Eurasia 2015, the second ARED Signage Awards will take place at this year’s exhibition, on Sunday 11 December. The Awards will celebrate creative and innovative examples of signage production in Turkey. With the finalists being decided in advance of FESPA Eurasia 2016 by an expert judging panel. The category winners will then be voted for by exhibition visitors and the overall winner will be awarded a trip to FESPA Hamburg 2017 to compete in FESPA’s annual global Awards programme.
ARED Signage Demo Area
Located in Hall 2 will be ARED’s Signage Demo Area where signage enthusiasts will be able to see live signage demonstrations including sign painting, neon signmaking, letter making and Pixel LED applications from leading specialists on every day of the exhibition.
Neil Felton, CEO, FESPA comments: “Features like this play an important part in our events providing value added content that enriches the visitors’ experience. With seminars and demonstrations from leading figures in the Eurasian print market, visitors will be sure to leave with knowledge and tips about how they can take their business further.”
For more information on FESPA Eurasia 2016 including the conference programme, floor plan, exhibitor list and travel information, as well as to pre-register, visit: www.fespaeurasia.com. For free entry use code EURM609.