2016 SGIA Expo Among 50 Fastest-Growing Trade Shows of 2016
Feb 9, 2017
Fairfax, Virginia — Trade Show Executive (TSE), a publication covering the trade show industry, has named the 2016 SGIA Expo (Las Vegas, September 14–16) to its roster of 50 Fastest-Growing Shows by Net Square Feet of Exhibit Space. “The TSE Fastest 50 lists some of the most innovative expositions in the country. It’s an honor to be considered among them,” said SGIA President and CEO Ford Bowers. According to TSE, the average trade show in 2016 grew 2.4 percent in net square feet of exhibit space, 2.1 percent in number of exhibiting companies and 1.1 percent in attendance. With 272,700 net square feet of exhibit space — a 12.9 percent increase over 2015 — the 2016 SGIA Expo was also notable as the largest show floor in the Expo’s history. It attracted 562 exhibiting companies and more than 24,000 registered participants. The SGIA Expo brings together imaging professionals and suppliers to experience the latest technologies, applications and education the industry has to offer. Next up: The 2017 SGIA Expo (New Orleans, October 10–12). To sign up for an alert when registration opens, visit SGIA.org. SGIA — Supporting the Leaders of the Digital & Screen Printing Community Having its origins in the screen printing industry, SGIA embraced the digital revolution early on and is now the trade association of choice for professionals in the industrial, graphic, garment, textile, electronics, packaging and commercial printing communities looking to grow their business into new market segments through the incorporation of the latest printing technologies. SGIA membership comprises these diverse segments, all of which are moving rapidly towards digital adoption. As long-time champions of digital technologies and techniques, SGIA is the community of peers you are looking for to help navigate the challenges of this process. Additionally, the SGIA Expo is the largest trade show for print technology in North America. “Whatever the medium, whatever the message, print is indispensable. Join the community — SGIA.” - 30 -
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