Falak gears up for sign & graphics show
Dubai, November 28, 2011
Falak Holding, a leading UAE business conglomerate, is set to host the 15th edition of the Sign and Graphic Imaging Middle East’ (SGI) show in Dubai early next year.
SGI is one of the major business forums for companies in the signage, outdoor media, screen and digital printing industries.
The event, to be held from January 31 to February 2, will include seminars and workshops conducted by industry experts, said the organisers International Expo-Consults (IEC), the exhibition arm of Falak Holding.
The SGI is an established 14-year old business forum where exhibitors and visitors can interact with sign makers, print and production manufacturers, architects, media agencies, real-estate developers, brand and image consultants, they added.
On reaching the 15th year milestone, Abdul Rahman Falaknaz; IEC chairman said, “When we started our journey 17 years ago we had representation from few countries but today we are proud to say that over 296 exhibitors from 23 countries had participated in the 2011 edition and the number is set to grow further next year.'
'Our show has generated sales amounting to billions of dollars for exhibitors serving the digital printing, signage and outdoor advertising industries in the last decade and a half. We could achieve all this because we also had a great team to put the show together,' he noted.
Whilst celebrating the occasion with the team, Sharif Rahman, CEO of IEC said, “It’s a special year for us and we will introduce new components which will be unveiled closer to the show.'
'We had a strong turnout from across the GCC as well as East Africa, the subcontinent, Europe, Asia among other geographies. The quality of visitors who attended the last edition was amongst the best we have ever seen and we expect the trend to continue into 2012,' he added.-TradeArabia News Service