Dubai set to hosts inaugural summit for global printing community

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Staff Report

Dubai – The inaugural Gulf Print & Pack Summit, the most comprehensive event of its kind in the region for senior-level print industry professionals, has announced the availability of conference passes for the two-day conference and exhibition which will be held at Roda Al Bustan Hotel on 4-5 March 2018 in Dubai.

Xerox has been confirmed as the event’s official platinum sponsor and the summit will be supported by some of the largest manufacturing names operating in the international printing community as well as leading trade publications. Aimed at printers/converters, brand owners, retailers and graphic, packaging and label designers, the summit will discuss cutting-edge print technologies and applications, future trends in print production and effective strategies for business excellence and economic growth.

Chris Lynch, head of production technology for Xerox Middle East & Africa remarked: “The Middle East region is one of the most strategically important markets for Xerox and this thought leadership event provides a first-class platform for demonstrating our commitment to the GC industry and for strengthening the corporation’s customer and partner relationships within it.”

As well as headline sponsor Xerox, confirmed exhibitors include: AFRA International, Anoop Plastic Products, Bobst, Durst, Heidelberg, Konica Minolta and Nilpeter. Through a mix of business case studies and panel discussions, the conference will cover a variety of key issues facing the print industry with topics focused on digital printing, pre-press, MIS and workflow automation, anti-counterfeiting, finishing, packaging and the latest in niche technologies.

Lisa Milburn, managing director, Gulf Print & Pack said: “Gulf Print & Pack Summit will be taking a hard look at the major issues affecting the printing sector both in the Middle East and the wider international scene. The event is set to be a lively forum for ideas and interactive discussion with a heavy focus on innovative production strategies and key technological developments. Delegates will be certain to take away good ideas and effective tips for ways to improve and streamline their operational processes and learn how they can implement the latest technologies to enhance their productivity and add value to their business and clients.”
An early bird registration discount is available until 15 February, with two-day delegate passes costing USD $280 and including admission, lunch and refreshments. Two-day supplier passes cost USD $800. On-site registrations are also allowed during the event and advance registration can be made online at http://www.gulfprintpack.com/summit/.
– abdulbasit@theuaenews.com