The drupa trade fair will set key trends in the global printing industry from June 16 - 26, 2020 at the fairgrounds in Düsseldorf, Germany. With its strong exhibitor registration, drupa underlines its unique position as the most relevant and important platform for the global printing industry.
Some 1,800 exhibitors from 50 countries are expected to showcase their products at the event.
The top five exhibitor nations to date are Germany, Japan, Italy, China and Great Britain. Exhibitors range from global industry players to ambitious small companies and promising start-ups, all representing the entire value chain. A total of 30% are new exhibitors.
drupa 2020 will occupying all halls of the Düsseldorf exhibition center, clearly structured in the following product groups:
1. Prepress / Print
2. Premedia / Multichannel
3. Post press / Converting / Packaging
4. Future Technologies
6. Equipment / Services / Infrastructure
“drupa stands for cutting-edge technologies and solutions that reach target groups in a wide range of markets. It has become very apparent in recent years that the appeal of print products is growing as the technology steadily advances. Print is conquering new dimensions with haptic elements, innovative materials and finishing techniques that engage the senses in previously unknown ways for an entirely new experience," said Sabine Geldermann, Director of drupa and Global Head of Print Technologies at Messe Düsseldorf. "Also, global trends such as the circular economy, artificial intelligence, the platform economy and connected consumers are forces that will have a growing influence on processes in the industry.”
The various megatrends will not only be addressed at the exhibitors’ booth but also in special forums: drupa cube, dna - drupa next age, touchpoint packaging, touchpoint 3D fab+print and touchpoint textile. They provide a unique setting for exchanging knowledge and experiences that reflects the competence and creativity of the industry.
The opening times for drupa 2020 are from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm during the week and from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm on the weekends For up-to-date information on drupa 2020, the accompanying program and special forums visit www.drupa.com.