Manchester’s graphic professionals will find out how to access some of the fastest growing sectors in the creative market at a City event aimed at helping creatives future-proof their businesses.
Expoganza, which aims to bring together some of the most exciting and fast-growing brands in the sector, is sponsored by Grafenia plc; leaders in the graphic arts industry and is open to web designers, printers, copy shops, sign makers, graphic designers, marketing agencies, branding consultants, print buyers, print resellers and digital agencies.
Visitors to Expoganza will learn from experts representing brands including Google, w3p and Nettl, who will be on hand to showcase the latest in web and technology-related systems for graphic professionals. Other brands include Brambl, printing.com, Eposnow, Marqetspace and TemplateCloud. Themed arenas will include the Fabric Gallery, Print Boutique, w2p Hub, Web Studio and Business Lounge.
The event will be held at The Lowry Gallery in Salford Quays on Wednesday 13 January and Grafenia’s CEO, Peter Gunning says the creative space lends itself to the innovative nature of Expoganza. He explains: “The event will be a crazy mash-up of exhibition, networking, demos and freebies, all designed to bring a bit of light-hearted fun to dark winter evenings. This combination makes it truly unique in the sector and we’ve chosen a very distinctive space in which to host some of the industry’s most talented and forward-thinking brands.
“Anyone who is serious about making money in design, print, display, web or technology really can’t afford to miss out.” he added. “Not only is Expoganza a chance to network with other graphic professionals, but it’s a brilliant opportunity to learn about the latest trends in web design and print.
Attendees can find out how to enter the fast-growing digital textiles market – which has grown at 25 per cent year-on-year for the past five years – and even borrow free demo equipment. They’ll discover how ecommerce can help businesses grow – both their own, and by selling and supporting it for their own clients. And they’ll be able to watch free demos of the latest web design tools and advances in web-to-print technology, which help build sticky client relationships. If it’s happening in graphics, it’s really happening at Expoganza!”
The event will be open between 3pm and 7pm and visitors are welcome to drop by at any time. Advance reservation is required. Complimentary drinks and gift bags will be available.
Early bird tickets are available from £95 including VAT per person from http://www.expoganza.uk/ – but readers can use promotion code “LETMEIN” to get complimentary admission for 2 adults.