Sign Africa Nelspruit Expo Attracts Diversity Of Visitors

The successful Sign Africa Nelspruit expo, held on 20 February at Emnotweni Arena, attracted 223 visitors from Mozambique, Swaziland, Polokwane and all over Mpumalanga. Visitors were inspired by the latest technologies and trends in all aspects of wide format digital printing, garment decoration, screen printing and signage. Exhibitors had positive feedback about the event: ‘The […]

2019-03-18T10:35:41+00:00Feb 22nd, 2019|

Drawing In Customers Through Digital Signage

It is difficult for retailers to connect with customers who have their heads buried in their phones, in today’s fast-paced retail environment. Mobile marketers are also getting smarter, as they deliver targeted mobile ads using beacon technology to directly appeal to customers. Not to mention all the outdoor billboards and displays that compete for user attention. […]

2019-03-18T10:36:03+00:00Feb 22nd, 2019|

Sony Discusses LED Industry Trends

LED has become the dominant display technology in both the consumer and professional markets. Back-lit LED is used mostly in smaller displays and direct view LED is used in hand-held devices and very large displays such as large digital signs and video walls. What consumers see in the latest television offerings is often driven by […]

2019-03-18T10:36:29+00:00Feb 15th, 2019|

Sawgrass Provides Business Tips To Succeed In 2019

According to Sawgrass manager of education Jimmy Lamb, those who have business plans are already ahead of the game. A business plan includes market research, financial planning, specific goals and milestones and plans for managing changes and setting expectations. In short, it is a blueprint for going from startup to sustained income and growth. If […]

2019-03-18T10:36:43+00:00Feb 15th, 2019|

3D Printing Adds New Dimension To Traditional Channel Letters

Matan Weinstein, application engineer, Massivit 3D said, ‘Let’s face it, whether you’re selling a product or service, it has never been harder to attract the attention of your target audience than it is today. A recent Forbes article stated that digital marketing experts believe the average American is exposed to a staggering 4000 to 10,000 […]

2019-03-18T10:37:04+00:00Feb 15th, 2019|

Open Letter To The President From SATU And Printing SA

As stakeholders in the typographical sector, comprising of the printing, packaging and allied industries, we commend you on the State Of The Nation Address (SONA) delivered by yourself on the 7th of February 2019, we also laud the work your administration has done since your inauguration in February 2018. However, as stakeholders within the sector, […]

2019-03-18T10:37:19+00:00Feb 15th, 2019|

Send Us Your Educational Video Content

Sign Africa is looking for ‘How-To’ educational video content, detailing step-by-step processes related to the signage and printing industry. The videos focus on processes, not products. Examples of some topics used for past videos include: •How To Laminate And Mount Wide Format Materials.•How To Engrave And Cut Wood With A Laser.•How To Bend And Weld […]

2019-03-18T10:37:31+00:00Feb 13th, 2019|

Grow Your Business With The Sign Africa Nelspruit Expo

The Sign Africa Nelspruit Expo, taking place 20 February at the Emnotweni Arena, will allow visitors to explore the latest technologies and trends such as: wide format digital printing, garment decoration, screen printing and signage, right in their own city. The popular Speed Wrap Challenge will be held during the expo. Contestants will race against […]

2019-02-12T10:59:27+00:00Feb 12th, 2019|

New Dates Announced For Sign Africa Cape Town And Zimbabwe Expos

Due to the 2019 Elections scheduled for 8 May, the Sign Africa Cape Town Expo dates have been moved to 22-23 May. Additionally, the Sign Africa Zimbabwe expo dates have been moved to the 26-27 June. All other dates remain unaffected. Visitors to the 2019 Sign Africa expo’s, and the Johannesburg FESPA Africa and Sign […]

2019-03-18T10:37:48+00:00Feb 11th, 2019|

ISO 21632 For Calculating The Energy Usage Of Digital Printing

Laurel Brunner, Verdigris Project, says it’s got a long and clumsy title, but what ISO 21632 (Graphic technology — Determination of the energy consumption of digital printing devices including transitional and related modes) can do for the graphics industry has nothing to do with clumsiness. Far from it. This document will help make short run […]

2019-03-18T10:37:56+00:00Feb 8th, 2019|