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ESE 2021


News Hub

Welcome to the European Sign Expo News Hub

Our online hub is designed to keep you up to date with everything FESPA and our signage community. 

Explore our content below to view the latest news from FESPA, on our upcoming exhibitions and FESPA's up coming events. 

The News Hub features the latest innovating industry press releases and blogs straight from 

  • Neil Felton, FESPA CEO comments: “Feedback from exhibitors was effusive, with many commenting on the upbeat mood among visitors, the unmatched value of face-to-face conversations with senior decision- ...
  • Do you see a sky full of stars when you look up at night? Count yourself lucky. Not even 100 years ago, people all over the world could see a spectacular sight: a starry night sky. But due to the ubiquitous use of artificial lighting, the beautiful Milky Way is no longer visible to most of us.

  • Entry requirements and navigating the exhibition halls This year, visitors will be required to register before attending the event to obtain their digital entry QR code which will be held on participa ...
  • The market demands a complete sustainable solution

    17 Sep 2021 Derian Reekers, Marketing Manager at EFKA

    It is becoming increasingly important to be able to offer a fully sustainable solution, with the smallest environmental impact. Customers ask for it but, beyond that, we owe it to each other and to our planet to look at our products from an environmental perspective.


    16 Sep 2021 Neil Felton, FESPA CEO
    I’ve recently been interviewing a group of leading printers from around the world for a  FESPA video series, and what strikes me about all of them is their confidence. While they openly recount the challenges they’ve faced in their businesses over the last 18 months, they quickly turn to the positives, the lessons they’ve learned, the spirit of resilience they’ve seen in their teams. They don’t dwell on the past or focus too much on what happened before COVID. They’re looking to the horizon and they’re moving ahead – with a few bruises perhaps, but with a renewed sense of purpose and a drive to make their business succeed in a changed landscape.
  • 7 Signage Trends and Imperatives in the Post-Pandemic WorldHands down, COVID-19 has forever changed all aspects of our lives. Simple activities like a visit to a restaurant or regular classes in universities have become much more complicated. The government and business sector had to take action and adapt to a new reality.


    Countdown begins to first international live event for speciality print community since 2019

  • Efficiency and sustainability are the two major drivers in illuminated signage, with customers looking for solutions that reduce material and energy consumption.

  • With a focus on supporting speciality print communities with sustained business recovery following the challenges of the last year, FESPA aims to deliver a COVID-safe environment that gives visitors a ...
  • FESPA speaks to EFKA's International Sales Manager, Harold Klaren regarding the current opportunities that signage provides.
  • Seven-month delay reflects uncertainty over European cross-border travel. 
  • Bringing Colour Back

    15 Oct 2020 Neil Felton, FESPA CEO
    As an event professional, it won’t surprise you to hear that I thrive on the buzz of live business events. I love the vibe I get when I walk into a FESPA exhibition, when I feel the visitors’ sense of ...
  • First live event in 2021 aims to reconnect business communities and stimulate recovery

  • The Gold winners in the 17 application-specific categories are: Category Company Country Display and POP on Paper and Board Ability Diseño Gráfico, SL Spain Packaging on Paper and Board Perfect Packag ...
  •   FESPA CEO Neil Felton explains: “In March 2020 we took the decision to delay FESPA Global Print Expo by six months in the face of the advancing pandemic and its implications for our exhibitors and v ...

FESPA Coffee Breaks

Take a break and make it count! Graeme Richardson-Locke introduces FESPA Coffee Breaks, webinars featuring industry experts who share their knowledge, opinions and thoughts on how speciality printers can get better, faster.
Missed the webinars live? FESPA TV hosts all our recent webinars to watch; follow the video links below to get up to date with the latest industry trends.  

FESPA Coffee Break: What does a Creative Brand Agency need from the printing supply chain?

FESPA Coffee Break: Why Nordwerk partnered with Re-Board to build paper-based furniture?

FESPA Coffee Break: How to reframe our sales approach as we come through COVID-19.

FESPA Coffee Break: Coveme and Epta inks offer sustainable solutions.

FESPA Coffee Break: Process Control–How PressSign 10 scores your print quality!

FESPA Coffee Break - What are the benefits of Software automation and what new skills are required?

FESPA Coffee Break - Looking ahead and building a more sustainable business.

FESPA Coffee Break: Process Control - How to set up effective colour workflows to save money!


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