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  • 11 May 2020

Tarsus confirms China shows location and dates

Tarsus Group confirms December 2020 as dates for Labelexpo and Brand Print South China

Tarsus Group has confirmed Shenzhen as the location for Labelexpo South China and Brand Print South China trade shows, which will take place between 8-10 of December 2020.

The two co-located shows will be hosted at Shenzhen World Exhibition and Convention Center. The venue, which opened in late 2019, is set to become the world’s largest purpose-built event space when fully completed, offering 500,000 sqm of indoor floor space.

Returning to South China for the first time since 2014, Labelexpo 2020 builds on the major success of Labelexpo Asia 2019 in Shanghai. As a measure of the advances in China’s label and package printing industry in the last few years, in December the show reported its largest edition to date, with an 18 percent increase in visitors and a floorspace that increased by 26 percent from 2017.

The inaugural Brand Print South China 2020 is aimed at printers of all types of signage, promotional materials and collateral for brands, as a one-stop shop for all their large format and digital printing needs and focusing on fast-growing areas of the print market. Show floor exhibitors will primarily be leading manufacturers of large format printing machinery, software and materials, there to educate printers on the best technology choices for them to grow their business in this rapidly expanding market.

‘We are delighted to confirm Shenzhen as the location for our new 2020 shows in China; the city is a magnet for business and opportunity, and strategically extremely important for Tarsus,’ said Kevin Liu, event director for both shows. ‘Shenzhen World is one of the most inspiring venues in the world to host a large trade event, and the natural choice for our very first co-located printing shows in the region.’

Collectively, Labelexpo South China and Brand Print South China 2020 will cover 10,000 sqm of floor space and present an opportunity for printers to explore the synergies between different parts of the whole print industry from a single location. This includes large format and digital print, as well as ways of growing a label and package printing operation. This is especially relevant now that China is the second biggest producer of packaging in the world.

‘Crucially, these shows will be a vitally important catalyst for the label, packaging and wider print industry as we move into the post Covid-19 recovery phase in December. I urge the whole industry to take advantage of this investment opportunity and come together to help reignite our dynamic industry – in China and beyond.’

For more information, visit the Labelexpo South China or Brand Print South China websites.


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