First live print exhibition in China since pandemic concludes
All in Print China 2020 attracted 69,668 visitors.
The 8th All in Print China has concluded on 16 October 2020, at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC). This marks the first global exhibition for the printing and packaging industry to be concluded in China since the onslaught of COVID-19 pandemic.
During the five-day exhibition, 69,668 attendees were logged comprising of both domestic and overseas visitors.
687 world’s leading brands came from 10 countries including China, Japan, USA, Germany, Switzerland, Denmark, UK, Italy, Spain and Austria, gathered in Shanghai to showcase the latest technologies and products. Exhibitors include Fuji Xerox, HP, Kurz, Epson, Kyocera and Daetwyler.
More than 20 companies, including Fuji Xerox, Kyocera, Charoen Pokhara, debuted products at the exhibition.
“Being named as ‘the Oriental Window of World Printing Industry’, All in Print China has always been the ideal platform for the exhibitors to launch their new products and new technologies,” said by Evian Gu, Senior Project Director of All in Print China from Messe Düsseldorf (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
There were lesser international visitors due to travel restrictions. The exhibition has an online platform, called ‘All in Print Cloud’ to enable those visitors to still “attend” the event.
The platform will remain open until November 10th as a value-added service to this part of visitors, generated additional business prospects to the exhibitors. It integrates presentations, matchmaking and industry exchanges functions for the printing and packaging industry, and provides exhibitors and professional buyers with video/live streaming promotions, supplier-buyer matchmaking, real-time communication and online inquiries.
According to organisers, the online platform attracted more than 7,000 visits from 17 countries.
During the past 5 days, there were more than 10 seminars and technical conferences, providing visitors with opportunities to analyze the industry trends and grasp the pulse of industry development. “New Technology Conference”, “2020 Asia Label Awards Ceremony” and the “2020 Printing and Packaging Industry Economic Forum and China Printing Manager Annual Conference” were highlights of this year’s seminar and conference lineup.
“We are happy to see that the virus is very well contained in China, thus All in Print China 2020 could have been held as scheduled,” said Marius Berlemann, General Manager of Messe Düsseldorf (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. “Holding an exhibition in this special times is a challenge for every trade fair organizer but we took all possible epidemic prevention measures and acted in accordance with the joint control requirements of the State Council and Shanghai exhibition industry guide of COVID-19 control and prevention. We are very delighted to have been able to offer a convenient, safe and successful platform to the printing industry.”
The 9th All in Print China will be held at Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC) from October 11th to 15th, 2022.
drupa, the world leading trade fair for printing technologies will be held soon from April 20th to 28th 2021 in Düsseldorf, Germany.