Profit for Purpose

Reinvesting in the printing community

FESPA’s reinvestment in the print industry helps provide high quality events, products and services for printers worldwide.

Here are some examples of how FESPA is reinvesting in the printing community. 

The Southern European Congress focused on new trends for the print market

This annual congress held on 26 - 27 June 2017 is organized by FESPA’s Associations from France, Italy, Spain and Portugal. It focuses on new trends for the print market in areas such as design, packaging, fashion, decoration and digital signage. Attendees can benefit from dynamic educational sessions, meetings and networking opportunities. 

The SPAI FESPA Awards received over 500 entries

FESPA’s Indian Association organized the SPAI FESPA Awards on 14 September 2017 in Goa. Judges included Michel Caza (Past FESPA President), Artem Nadirashvili (Midi Print) and Jacek Stencel (PASJA). The event provided a great opportunity for printers in India to showcase their work and widen their business offering.

Nearly 40 companies attended the FESPA France Congress

On 1 December, Bordeaux welcomed the FESPA France Congress. Allowing plenty of opportunities for networking, nearly 40 companies attended to hear the latest insights. The event, hosted by FESPA Vice President, Christophe Aussenac, also included a presentation about upcoming FESPA shows and opportunities by FESPA Associations Manager, Emma Tuddenham.

HEL.SPA hosted over 100 attendees at their seminar

The Hellenic Screen Printing Association (HEL.SPA) organised a “Screen Printing & Packaging” Open House on 8 October 2016 at the Metropolitan Expo Centre in Athens, Greece.

This one day seminar included sessions on screen printing products for glass and plastic packaging, pre-press packaging and packaging market trends.  Emma Tuddenham, FESPA Associations Manager talked about how industry statistics can help printers.

Successful entrepreneurs and experts presented at the Czech Serigraphy Workshop

The 10th Czech Serigraphy Workshop was organised in two parts on 28-29 September 2016 and 25-26 November 2016 at Cesky Krumlov in the Czech Republic. The workshop, which attracted 80 attendees, focused on trends and key success factors in the printing industry and represented a unique opportunity for participants to meet innovative entrepreneurs and experts from relevant fields.

Its main objective was to give students and screen printers the opportunity to learn more about special screen printing techniques used in art and design. The workshop was divided into two key sections: the first was a practical session with a focus on the younger generation of experts in the printing industry as well as the traditional artisan process of prints and access to new technologies.

The second section focused on education within the industry and was relevant to stakeholders and potential new association members.