SIGN Istanbul again the focus of sector trade in the 2016!

SIGN Istanbul again the focus of sector trade in the 2016!

357 companies from 31 countries exhibited their newest products and technologies in the fields of Digital Printing, Textile Printing, Visual Communication, LED & LED Display, Industrial Printing, 3D Printing and Promotions at SIGN Istanbul 2016. During the four dayevent, approximately TL350 million of trade was realised. Exhibitors were happy with the performance of the event which achieved a new record attracting the highest number of visitors since the event was first held 18 years ago.

The 18th edition of the International Advertising Industry and Digital Printing Technologies Trade Fair, SIGN Istanbul 2016, was organized by İFO Fuarcılık from September 29th– 2nd October 2016. The event brought together the key players from a market worth approximately TL1.0 billion p.a. The fair hosted a wide ranging display of the latest products and technologies which resulted in new cooperation and trade agreements among the sector's leading representatives. According to the closing figures, approximately TL350 million of trade deals were initiated with significant machine sales realized during this four day event.

Both exhibitors and visitors expresssatisfaction with the event!

Exhibitors were pleased with the trade environment created by SIGN Istanbul 2016 and according to the survey 80% were satisfied with their participation at SIGN Istanbul 2016. Feedback from the companies exhibiting confirmed the strength of SIGN Istanbul with PİMMS Group General Manager Selçuk Aygüler saying: “The purpose of our participation in SIGN Istanbul was to exhibit the MIMAKI product ranges and the various applications that could be undertaken with MIMAKI printing and cutting machines for the end users."He emphasized that the fair was very efficient and successful. Mr. Aygüler also indicated that as a company that has been supporting SIGN Istanbul Fair ever since the first day, they will continue to support the event and welcomed it's contribution to the development of the sector.

Mr. Rıza Başoğlu, Adviser to Board of Directors of Lidya Dağıtım İç ve Dış Tic. A.Ş. commented on SIGN Istanbul's positive effect on motivating the sector and as a tool that stimulatesthe industrial advertising and digital printing technologies market by the number of visitors, exhibitors profile and the timing of the show.

Ms. Lusi Adut, General Manager of OKI, said: “The intense interest at our stand during the fair results from the confidence in OKI technology and curiosity about new innovations’’. She also stated that the interest of professionals in new technologies and high-quality products and having the opportunity to conveniently source for such technologies and products at SIGN Istanbul will continue to increase.

SIGN Istanbul 2016 hosted visitors coming from 62 countries…

SIGN Istanbul 2016 hosted a total of 21, 869 professionals coming from 62 countries including Turkey. 61% of the visitors were industrial advertising producers and digital printing centers and 7% came from the textile sector. According to the results of the survey conducted during the fair, 82 % of the visitors indicated that SIGN Istanbul 2016 met their expectations and they are completely satisfied with the organization.

SIGN Istanbul, the biggest fair in Eurasia in its own field, presented the latest innovations in the sector!

New generation 3 dimensional printing technologies were presented to visitors at 3D Printshow Istanbulorganized under the scope of SIGN Istanbul 2016. The secrets behind successful Industrial advertising were also presented to visitors at the ‘‘Workshop SIGN Istanbul’’. New products and technologies were exhibited under 7 main titles with the number of exhibitors from the promotional sector increasing and visitors taking the opportunity of meeting their future needs across a wide range of products and technologies on display including digital printing machines, industrial advertising materials, textile printing technologies, sign technology, visual communication tools, 3 dimensional printing and LED technologies as well as promotional products.

The 19th edition of SIGN Istanbul will take place from October 4-8, 2017 starting form Wednesday. For more information about participation in the event, you can visit