The well participated CHINA PRINT 2013 (aka. The 8th Beijing International Printing Technology Exhibition) closed on the 18th of May, 2013, and achieved a remarkable success with the guide of the departments concerned,as well as the great support and participation of industrial members from home and abroad.
With the theme of “green, efficient, digitalised and intelligent”, CHINA PRINT 2013 showcased the latest printing and printing-related ideas, technologies, equipments and consumables. 160,000 square metres exhibition area were fully occupied, which meets an increase of 60% compared with its last session. 1,326 exhibitors from 28 countries and regions were engaged into the exhibition, which meets an increase of 4% compared with its last session. CHINA PRINT 2013 attracted visitors from 145 different countries and regions with a total visitor entry volume of 183,809, amongst which there were 36,772 overseas visitors, approximately 20% of all visitors. CHINA PRINT 2013, whose scale exceeds PRINT CHINA 2011 (aka. The 2nd Guangdong International Printing Technology Exhibition), has become the top one printing exhibition in China, even in Asia, also the second largest international printing exhibition only after Drupa.
Forum-PI 2013 (aka. The Third International Forum for the Development of Printing Industry) was held during the exhibition period. 10 leaders of printing associations from different countries introduced the development of their printing industries and shared their views on the industrial future. There were more than 60 concurrent events held during CHINA PRINT 2013: China Print Summit 2013, Functional Printing China 2013, The 2nd Asia G7 Summit –International Printing Standardisation, 2013 China International Forum for Label Printing Industry, and other seminars, workshops and promotion conferences. Asia Print Meeting, Global Print Secretary Meeting and the 4th China Print Awards Ceremony also took place during the exhibition. “Korea Day” and “India Day” were also celebrated by the Organising Committee. Those international activities and CHINA PRINT 2013 complemented each other, effectively enhancing the exhibition quality and effect.