Media Expo, one of the most trusted international trade exhibitions for advertising and signage industry, has concluded its 2018 edition in September. This year, it has witnessed a 21 percent surge in visitor attendance driven by a product display of 194 exhibitors. The organisers have announced that Media Expo New Delhi 2018 broke all previous attendance records.
The exhibition attracted marketers, print buyers, graphic specialists, distributors and retailers from 7 countries. From India, It tracked notable increase from Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhopal, Lucknow, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Kanpur, Patna, Raipur, Varanasi among others. The increase in attendance was further fuelled by exhibitor reports of business closures and leads for orders.
While the international exhibitor numbers went up by 10 percent, many new entrants were also seen this year. First time participant from France, Caroline Bonnafoux, Marketing Manager, Encres Dubit shared, “We are exhibiting for the very first time and it has been very exciting meeting printers, distributors from across India. We are already known for screen printing and the objective was to be more visible in digital printing sectors. We hope we will close deals soon.”
Representing Asia’s biggest association for the paper industry, Anil Gupta, Vice President, Federation of Paper Traders Association & Paper Merchant’s Association (Delhi) shared, “The paper industry has a major involvement with print media and our strong community of members fulfill this requirement for the industry. So it was worthwhile to see new innovations at Media Expo that recharge us for the next phase of growth.”
With a series of new launches, product displays and some exciting new highlights to be announced soon, Media Expo will be back for its next edition slated in Mumbai in March 2019 at the Bombay Exhibition Centre.