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FESPA Announces 2021 Dates For Its Global Print Expo

FESPA will now host its next flagship international event at the RAI Exhibition Centre in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, from 9-12 March 2021, again co-locating FESPA Global Print Expo, European Sign Expo and Sportswear Pro. FESPA CEO Neil Felton explained, ‘In March 2020 we took the decision to delay FESPA Global Print Expo by six months […]

2020-08-11T08:06:39+02:00Aug 4th, 2020|

South African Companies Honoured In WorldStar Packaging Awards

The WorldStar Packaging Awards are organised by the World Packaging Organisation and recognise packages demonstrating advanced packaging technologies and outstanding design. The 2020 awards featured 321 entries from 36 countries, with 214 packages receiving accolades. The following South African companies were honoured: Consol Glass Pty Ltd and Nature’s Own Beverages (Pty) Ltd: The Royal Rhino […]

2020-08-03T08:27:51+02:00Jul 29th, 2020|

Sign Africa Live Presenting Free CorelDRAW Power Half Hour

Sign Africa LIVE and CorelDRAW Master Mo Jogie will present a free CorelDRAW Graphics Suite Power Half Hour online filled with bonus content on Thursday, 6 August at 11am. From Creation to Completion, break down creative barriers with CorelDRAW® Graphics Suite 2020. Find all the professional vector illustration, layout, photo editing and typography tools customers […]

2020-08-03T08:28:06+02:00Jul 27th, 2020|

Africa Print Expo Postponed To 2021

The Africa Print expo, co-located with Sign Africa, FESPA Africa and Modern Marketing, and scheduled for 9-11 September 2020 at Gallagher Convention Centre in South Africa, will be postponed to 2021. This decision was taken due to the current pandemic, restrictions on international travel, and the event industry being closed at the moment in South […]

2020-07-28T15:38:26+02:00Jul 27th, 2020|

Latest Africa Print LIVE Interview Looks At Industry Trends And More

‘Companies will need to ensure relevance in an ever-changing environment’, this is according to Raymond Waldeck, CEO at Kalideck, who is featured in the fun and bite-sized Africa Print LIVE interview series. He discusses industry trends and changes, tips on business innovation, and what he thinks the industry will look like in one year’s time.

2020-07-27T08:09:30+02:00Jul 22nd, 2020|

Printing Businesses Must Work Together

According to Laurel Brunner, writing for the Verdigris Project, Covid-19 is not the first virus to bring devastation to communities and it will not be the last. Now more than ever printing businesses must work together towards a common goal: survival. Sadly we are seeing terrible effects of the Corornavirus crisis on the graphics industry, […]

2020-07-27T08:09:38+02:00Jul 22nd, 2020|

The Environmental Pros And Cons Of Flexographic Printing Plates

According to Focus Label Machinery, while flexography dates from the 19 century, modern improvements have made the technology sophisticated, durable, and adaptable. But how environmentally friendly is flexography? And, long-term, is it a sustainable printing technology? Flexographic printing plates are a type of reusable, roller-plate technology that are used to print high-quality multicolour labels and […]

2020-07-20T07:53:17+02:00Jul 14th, 2020|

Adobe Workshop Empowering Attendees To Deliver Professional Designs

The Adobe Creative Cloud 2020 workshop for beginners – presented by Modern Marketing LIVE – empowers participants in their unique creative scenarios, giving them a competitive advantage, and confidence to deliver professional quality design across multiple mediums from print to video and everything in between. Creative Cloud is a collection of 20+ desktop and mobile […]

2020-07-20T07:53:28+02:00Jul 13th, 2020|

Understanding The Importance Of Workflow In Printing

According to Pat McGrew, writing for drupa, workflow should be the infrastructure that allows you to do the most work at the least cost, but over time the solutions put in place to meet a specific set of needs, job types and clients begins to wear and rub. Well-meaning team members add additional steps, circumvent […]

2020-07-13T07:57:24+02:00Jul 8th, 2020|

Modern Marketing LIVE Modern Marketing LIVE Featuring Adobe Creative Cloud 2020 Beginner’s Workshop

Modern Marketing LIVE is proud to present an online Adobe Creative Cloud 2020 workshop for beginners. Creative Cloud is a collection of 20+ desktop and mobile apps and services for photography, design, video, web, UX and more. Take your ideas to new places by preparing professional-quality designs, exploring tools, workflows and ideal user interface settings. The […]

2020-07-06T08:07:32+02:00Jul 1st, 2020|