400 exhibitors to take part in sign, graphic show
Dubai, December 14, 2011
More than 400 exhibitors from 30 countries will attend the 15th edition of the ‘Sign and Graphic Imaging Middle East’ (SGI) show to held in early 2012.
Over 10,000 trade visitors from the region and globally are likely to attend the show to be held from January 31 - February 2 at the Dubai World Trade Centre, said organiser International Expo Consults (IEC).
Abdul Rahman Falaknaz, chairman of IEC, 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 numbers are set to grow further in our 15th edition next year.”
SGI is one of the most anticipated events of the year in the region for exhibitors and visitors in the signage, outdoor media, screen and digital printing industries.
“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,” added Falaknaz.
Sharif Rahman, CEO, IEC, said: “It’s a special year for us and we are introducing two new components namely the ‘Digital Signage’ and ‘Digital Commerce’ sections at the show. We had a strong turnout from across the GCC as well as East Africa, the Sub Continent, Europe, Asia among other geographies. The quality of visitors who attended the last edition of SGI Middle East was amongst the best we have ever seen and we expect the trend to continue into 2012.” - TradeArabia News Service