Mona Al Marri opens the SGI Dubai lounge at the Dubai World Trade Center
Her Excellency Mona Al Marri, Director General of the Dubai Government Media Office, today officially opened the 25th edition of Sign & Graphic Imaging (SGI) Dubai, the largest graphic imaging and signage exhibition in the Middle East. East, which will be held from September 19 to 21. at the World Trade Center in Dubai.
During her visit, Al Marri visited the different pavilions of the show and was informed about the latest technologies and solutions in the field. “Hosting the region’s premier trade show for the print and sign industry is further testament to Dubai’s growing importance as a premier destination for international trade events where industry players industry from all over the world are converging to share their knowledge and expertise. SGI Dubai offers an exceptional platform to discover new opportunities and drive industry growth. »
The 2022 edition of the show features innovations from global industry leaders including HP, Canon, Epson and Mimaki, among several other brands. Multinational brands from several countries, including the United States, South Korea, China, United Arab Emirates, India, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Pakistan, are also showcasing their cutting-edge products and solutions during of this three-day event.
Leading distributors across the region such as Arona Trading, Heliozid Océ, Magic Trading, Flex Europa and Worldwide Digital are also showcasing their advanced solutions. The 2022 edition has a particular focus on emerging trends in signage, especially digital signage, with presentations of innovative products from leading players such as Desert Sign, Rainbow and LED.
Sharif Rahman, CEO of International Expo Consults (IEC), said, “We are delighted to once again open the doors to the world and welcome SGI Dubai as an in-person event. We’ve been instrumental in building the show over the past few decades. SGI Dubai is not just a B2B exhibition, but an innovation ecosystem that connects all the bright minds from various vertical industries. Demand within the printing and signage industry has returned to a strong growth trajectory, with industry stakeholders also seeing signs of growth since the start of this year. »
SGI Dubai is the region’s largest trade show for sign makers, print production houses, gift and promotion companies, news agencies, shopping mall owners, the retail industry packaging, real estate developers, hospitality and tourism industries, 3D printing industry, architects, brands and image consultants among other stakeholders in the printing industries, signaling and imaging.
“As the leading trade show for the printing and sign industry, SGI Dubai has always been known to attract local, regional and international trade visitors every year. The show served as a seamless ecosystem for brands and innovative ideas and saw the participation of visionary regional and international brand leaders. Every year, international brands contribute machines worth more than US$250 million, providing opportunities for the industry to capitalize on the latest technologies to propel their business forward,” Rahman added.
Mr. Karthik, Chief Catalyst, SGI Dubai, said: “The majority of visitors to SGI Dubai are Tier 1 decision makers including CEOs and owners, as well as Tier 2 decision makers such as production, marketing and technical managers. . Over the years, SGI Dubai has provided the best return on investment to exhibitors and visitors. In addition, nearly 39% of trade visitors placed orders directly with exhibitors during the show.
“The Middle East and Africa are the next growth markets for large format printers, and we invite all stakeholders to engage with SGI Dubai and further capitalize on these emerging opportunities. We expect many visitors from the region to visit the show this year. As always, our show will continue to lay a solid foundation for the industry in the post-pandemic era and support trade visitors seeking the latest in large format printing, textile printing, retail retail, LED, digital signage and related technologies,” added Karthik.