The 2016 Edition of SGIA Expo Raps Up a Successful Show with A Sold-out Exhibition Floor
LAS VEGAS — September 19, 2016 — The 2016 SGIA Expo, held last week from Sept. 14-16, in Las Vegas, showcased the latest technologies and products in the specialty imaging marketplace on the largest trade show floor in SGIA history — a whopping 272,700 sq. ft.
“This has been a tremendous show,” notes Chris Guyett, sales operations and marketing communications manager at Durst Image Technology US. “The SGIA Expo has provided a dramatic increase in new customer opportunities for us. The attendees that we were able to speak with showed great interest and desire to build their business with Durst.”
The following results came from the Expo this week at the Las Vegas Convention Center. For more details, stay tuned for the complete Expo recap online at SGIA.org.
- Total Registrants: More than 24,000 as of 12:00 p.m., Sept. 16, 2016
- Total Number of Exhibitors: 562 (Expo floor 100% sold out)
“I bought my shop four months ago, and I’m completely new,” said Kathryn Gonzalez, Owner of Dancing Dog Productions. “I have to say that the experts at the [educational sessions] were helpful and knowledgeable. Everybody has been welcoming, and the wealth of information has been amazing. The show is absolutely amazing, and I am having a great time.”
“You guys are on fire — this marketplace is so full of opportunity right now,” comments James Raffel, CEO of ColorMetrix Technologies.
2016-2017 SGIA Chairman of the Board: Rich Thompson, Ad Graphics
2015-2016 SGIA Chairman of the Board: Hoddy Peck, Meisel (a division of RR Donnelley)
2016 SGIA Expo Platinum Sponsors: Agfa Graphics, Durst Image Technology US LLC (Durst US), EFI, FUJIFILM North America Corporation Graphic Systems Division, HP, and Mimaki
2016 SGIA Gold Sponsors: 3M, Aberdeen Fabrics, INX Digital International, Kornit Digital, LexJet, Marabu, MediaOne, OKI Data Americas, Pacific Coast Fabrics, Piedmont Plastics, Roland DGA Corporation and STAHLS'.
The 2017 SGIA Expo will be held in New Orleans, Oct. 10–12 at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center.
2016 SGIA Expo high-resolution images will be available on the SGIA Press Support Page.
About SGIA — Supporting the Leaders of the Digital & Screen Printing Community
“Specialty imaging” comprises digital imaging, screen printing and the many other imaging technologies SGIA members use, including those they’ll tap in the future. These are the imaging processes and technologies employed to create new products and to enhance existing products including point-of-purchase displays, printed electronics, membrane switches, signs, advertisements, garments, containers and vehicles. Make the most of your specialty imaging business.