In exactly 364 days from today, on 16 June 2020, drupa 2020 will kick off at 10.00 am. As the world’s leading trade fair for the print industry, the current booking status already exceeds figures for the same period in 2016. With 1,800 exhibitors from more than 50 nations, drupa will be the most comprehensive and relevant platform for the global print industry in 2020. The top exhibitor nations are Germany, Italy, Japan, China, Great Britain and the Netherlands. The 2020 edition is currently expecting 33% new exhibitors along the entire value-chain and various cross-cutting technologies.
The motto for the 11-day event reads: embrace the future. Key international players confirm that they explicitly adapt their technological innovations to the drupa cycle. In a time of continuous change and transformation, drupa 2020 is the industry’s must-attend event. The trade fair provides guidance and decisive impetus for sustainable and future-oriented business models.
drupa 2020 will be accompanied by a high-calibre line-up of renowned, international speakers. Special forums drupa cube, drupa dna, touchpoint packaging and touchpoint 3D fab+print will provide high-quality knowledge transfer and inspiration.
Commenting on this Sabine Geldermann, Director drupa & Global Head Print Technologies, said: “Messe Düsseldorf looks forward to welcoming exhibitors and visitors, to the drupa spirit, to innovative power and dynamics for the market, to the unique charisma that only drupa – no. 1 for printing technologies – offers. We look forward to a unique, successful and unforgettable experience.”
A new trade fair app, a new matchmaking tool, a new online order system for exhibitors compared to drupa 2016 will provide everyone the opportunity to optimise presence at drupa. For the first time a way-finding tool to improve navigation on the exhibition grounds will be available. This way both exhibitors and visitors can definitely plan their days at the trade fair more efficiently and comfortably. The ticket shop for drupa 2020 will go online in September.