With the 2007 Australian and New Zealand exhibition season for the graphics industry at a close, it is still going strong in the US and Europe. Digital Print World opens at Earls Court in London today and promises to be one of the best ever.

• Over 70 companies demonstrating latest digital print premedia, printing and finishing technologies
• Flagship digital presses & printers in action
• Features major first time exhibitors: InfoTec, OKI, Roland DG and InfoPrint
• The DPW Digital Debates premiere

Visitors will experience the biggest line up of digital print technology ever presented under one roof in London.

DPW 07 has attracted over 70 of the industry’s key suppliers to demonstrate the benefits and power of dynamic digital print: ease of use, high quality, creativity and cost-effective fast production. The full range of digital print technology will be on show producing stunning large format display graphics, personalised marketing material, short run quality brochures and posters, books, web to print and special effects. The world’s flagship digital printers and presses are in action, including: Kodak Nexpress, Canon ImagePRESS, HP Indigo, Konica Minolta bizhub PRO, Océ, OKI, Presstek 34 DI, Ricoh Aficio and Priport, Roland wide format, Screen Truepress 344 digital offset and Xerox Docucolor.

“The interest in Digital Print World has hit record levels with over 20% of companies exhibiting for the first time,” says Richard Gayle, DPW Event Director, IIR Exhibitions. “This year we are staging the most comprehensive digital print showcase, from MIS, workflow and web to print, to the widest range of digital printers and presses, and the best in digital finishing.” 

DPW 07 show also features a wide selection of additional events designed to help visitors learn more about digital printing. “The show has a winning formula which combines the best products and demonstrations with hands on technology workshops and practical business development, application guidance and marketing presentations. We have partnered with industry specialists and digital print experts to provide visitors with a choice of activities that they can get involved in to ensure they get the utmost value from visiting the show and the knowledge they need to make informed business and investment decisions,” explains Gayle.

DPW 07 initiatives include:

1. The DPW Digital Debates: premiere of two free interactive debates ‘Are printers in control of their costs and processes?’ (13.30-14.30 on Tuesday 16th October) and ‘Truth or dare – all presses will be digital by 20xx’. (13.30-14.30 on Wednesday 17th October).

2. The XPLOR Document University Seminars: Stand No. 312. In depth master-classes demonstrating the power of digital print.

Tuesday, 16 October 2007:
10.20-13.15: 1:1 Marketing & integrated communications
14.30-17.25: Transition from litho to digital print
Wednesday, 17 October 2007:
10.20-13.15: The changing world of digital print
14.30-17.25: Documents beyond print

Full Booking Price: Xplor members: £75.00 incl.VAT/ Non-members £105.00 incl.VAT/ Student (student ID required) £35.00 incl. VAT. Visit http://www.xploruk.org.uk or call Xplor directly on +44 (0)1923 896037 to book.

3. BPIF Digital & Technical Advice centre Stand No. 312. Expert impartial advice to printers on all aspects of digital printing.
4. PrintLondon: Stand No. 205: A partnership between the British Printing Industries Federation (BPIF) and the London Development Agency (LDA) aimed at supporting the innovative development of London's SME printing industry. Most SME businesses located in the 33 boroughs of London qualify for PrintLondon support. Visit the PrintLondon stand to find out how PrintLondon can assist your business.
5. PrintIT!: Stand No. 444. Promote the PrintIT! scheme to promote print to students.

6. Digital Ad Lab: Promotes and facilitates the effective and efficient digital workflows through the exchange of ideas, discussion and best practices at open industry meetings.
7. BAPC: Stand No. 334. Offering free memberships to printers at DPW 07 and promoting its annual conference in November.

Digital Print World 2007

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