Web Exclusive | November 2017
SGI Dubai to have textile printing pavilion
SGI Dubai 2018 will have an exclusive textile printing focused pavilion called ‘SGI Textile’, which will introduce innovative textile printing technology products. The world’s leading textile printing entrepreneurs will meet at the 21st edition of the show to provide insights to lead the industry to the stakeholders. The show will be held from January 14-16.
Key highlights of SGI Textile 2018 will include heat transfer printing, digital textile printing, custom flags for tradeshows and conventions, POS (Point of Sale) displays, table covers with logos and banners, wall graphics and fabric printing.
The textile printing industry is all set to flourish in the Middle East and Northern Africa (MENA) region as the UAE stands as the world's fourth largest trading centre of textiles, generating revenues of $17.5 billion annually, says the SGI Dubai website. There are around 150 apparel manufacturing companies in MENA region which make up for almost 5.5 per cent of the annual textile sales across the globe.
SGI Dubai is the largest and oldest trade show in the MENA region and beyond. It supports the sustainability of today’s and future projects by enabling visitors, printers and all involved in the printing, marketing and retail industries, to see the most innovative solutions from the market. It also displays a wide variety of carbon footprint friendly lighting technologies incorporating LED solutions.