2018 EDUCATIONAL FEATURES
SPEED WRAP CHALLENGE
12, 13 & 14 September, hall 3
- The decision of the judge(s) shall be final and no correspondence or discussion shall be entered into.
- Prizes are non-transferable and there is *no cash alternative **applying for non-cash prizes
- *All taxes, insurances, transfers, spending money and other expenses (including meals or personal expenses, upgrades etc.) as the case may be, unless specifically stated, are the sole responsibility of the prize winner. **Applying to the Grand Prize.
- W-ookie (Wrap Rookie): 1st R3 500 2nd R1 750 3rd R1 000 per day
- Wrap Lord (Professional Wrapper): Score more than 45 points and double your money
- Grand Prize is a trip to compete at the World Wrap Masters at FESPA Munich 2019
The Speed Wrap challenge will take place on all three days of the expo. The first round will be at 10am. The final round will take place on Friday 14 September.
CorelDRAW Advanced Workshop
12 & 13 September, hall 1
There will be CorelDRAW Advanced Workshops, hosted by industry specialist Mo Jogie, covering top tips for graphics professionals.
DAY 1 – 12 September 2018
|09H00 – 10H00||Streamlining Signage Workflows – Input to Output|
|10H00 – 11H00||Vehicle Wrapping Tips With CorelDRAW|
Break – Visit the Expo
|12H30 – 13H30||Artwork Preparation For Engraving|
|13H30 – 14H30||Professional image editing with Corel PaintShop Pro|
|14H30 – 15H30||CorelDRAW Tips and Tricks for the Professional|
DAY 2 – 13 September 2018
|09H00 – 10H00||Colour Management For Digital Print Workflows|
|10H00 – 11H00||Colour Separations For Screen Printing|
Break – Visit the Expo
|12H30 – 13H30||Working Between Illustrator And CorelDRAW|
|13H30 – 14H30||Supersizing Your Artwork For Flatbed Printing|
|14H30 – 15H30||The New CorelDRAW! 2018 Deep Dive|
Mohammed Jogie has studied fine art and graphic design. He has worked on numerous international brands. He is head creative juicer at MSD and is also principal of Mzansi Creative Foundation. A design activist, he is an admin on AIGAfrica – a collaboration with AIGA New York and South African graphic designers. He has served as Vice President of Icograda and served on the boards Think, DSA and Cafe. He is a member of the International Society of Typographic Designers and the London City and Guilds. He is a project lead on the Mandela Poster Project Collective and MSD. Open design innovators initiative.
12 – 14 SEPTEMBER 2018, hall 1 on the Rexx stand
Visit this hands-on workshop where printers can learn different techniques all taught by Charlie Taublieb who has been in the screen printing industry since 1976, and heads up Taublieb Consulting in Greenwood Village, Colorado, a company specializing in technical screen printing consulting for textile printers.
T-SHIRT & BAG PRINTING WORKSHOPS
12, 13 & 14 September, hall 1, 9am-5pm, daily.
Free demonstrations by local experts on T-shirts and bags with speciality printing techniques, direct to transfer and screen printing. Pop into hall 1 during the 3 expo days and get tips and tricks, ask our local experts questions.
ENTER THE T-SHIRT DESIGN COMPETITION
Design A “Where Print Takes Off” Tee Competition
Designers are invited to post their “Where Print Takes Off” themed t-shirt on the FESPA Africa and Sign Africa Facebook pages.
Caption should include the hashtag “#FESPAAfrica”/ “#SignAfricaExpo”, the “Where Print Takes Off” line.
Entries close on 10 September 2018.
Entrants need to get as many likes as possible by 10 September 2018 (5pm).
The top 15 designs will be printed and showcased at the show. These designs will be printed and displayed onsite for the public vote.
Submitted designs should:
– Comprise of the “Where Print Takes Off” theme.
– Post their designs on either the FESPA Africa or Sign Africa Facebook page.
– Facebook posts caption should include the words “Where Print Takes Off” along with the hashtag “#FESPAAfrica”/ “#SignAfricaExpo”.
– Get as many likes as possible for their design to be printed and showcased at the FESPA Africa and Sign Africa expo.
– Email the posted design to Thapy@practicalpublishing.co.za
First place: R5000
Third place: R1,500
FUJIFILM DESIGN CHALLENGE
Entrants are challenged to submit a design for a number of different categories (which include Interior Design, Retail Environment and ‘free’ category, where you can let your creative juices run free), using the Acuity LED 1600 II’s unique features creatively.
You do not need to own an Acuity LED 1600 II, just the design must be able to be produced on the machine. There is no cost to enter the competition.
Closing date is 4 August 2017.
All 9 winners (top 3 in each category) designs will be displayed at the Expo.
Expo visitors will be given an opportunity to select an additional winner from the Designs displayed on the Fujifilm stand by voting for their favourite entry on the voting slip received at Expo registration and placing it in the box designated for this purpose on the Fujifilm stand.
The Design Challenge entrant with the most votes will win a meal voucher at a pre-selected Japanese restaurant.
Votes from the EXPO VISITORS will also be entered into a lucky draw to WIN a FUJIFILM Instax Mini 9 Bundle (worth R1500.00)!
For more info visit www.fujifilmdesignchallenge.co.za
PRINTING SA GALA DINNER
Printing SA invites all printers and their customers to their Annual Gala Dinner.
This year’s annual Printing SA gala dinner will be one to remember. We’ll be keeping the formalities and awarding of the TT3 National Awards 2018 short. We’re expecting tickets to do a disappearing act quickly, so best to get it and get your RSVP’s in asap.
Date: Wednesday, 12th September 2018
Venue: The Ballroom, Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand
Time: 18h30 for 19h00
Cost: R590 including VAT per ticket (Tables of 10 can be booked)
A 10% discount will also apply to bookings of a full table i.e. 10 seats.
Theme: 1920’s New York
Attire: As you deem appropriate
RSVP: email@example.com or (+27 11) 287 1160
PRINTING SA AFRICA CONFERENCE
The 5th annual Printing SA Africa Print Conference takes place 14 September, Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand. As a delegate, you’ll leave armed with greater insights and an appreciation of the latest industry trends. You’ll also be given free access to Printing SA and Club FESPA VIP Lounge. See the back of this flyer for the time table.
|08H00||Registration, tea & coffee|
|09H00 – 09H30||Welcome and State of the Industry||Steve Thobela, Printing SA|
|09H15 – 10H15||Waste management ACT||Shabeer Jhetam, Packaging SA|
|10H15 – 11H00||FESPA Print Census Results||Sean Holt, FESPA|
|11H00 – 11H45||Demystifying the FP&M SETA workplace skills planning and discretionary grant application processes||Mr PK Naicker, FP&M SETA|
|11H45 – 12H30||How to Print the eXpected – Colour Management||Laura Minter, Digitalview|
BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES IN PRINT, SIGN & LED LIGHTING
See the following business opportunities showcased on exhibitor stands at the upcoming Sign Africa, FESPA Africa, Africa Print and Africa LED exhibitions. Opportunities for small start-ups or those looking to grow their businesses will be showcased in these daily 30 minute sessions. There is no charge.
According to Lynette Nicholson, Research Manager at Old Mutual, ‘a growing number of people in working metropolitan households – particularly in the middle to upper income brackets – are finding ways to supplement their incomes by having more than one job’. This is based on research findings of the 2017 Old Mutual Savings and Investment Monitor.