IPEX 2017

IPEX 2017 Event – The Best in the Print Industry


For anyone who’s interested in the print industry, IPEX is the event to attend!

With an exceptional heritage that spans all the way to the 1800’s, IPEX is known all over the globe as one of longest established exhibitions that bring together the best in the print industry. The event offers a respectable platform where manufacturers can display their latest equipment. 

This also allows potential buyers to have a side-by-side comparison of different brands and be introduced to available cost-effective and creative solutions in the industry. 


It’s a platform that generates as well as accelerates business opportunities. You can generate clients, contacts, network, as well as gain insight on trends and key issues in the print industry.

The IPEX 2017 

The upcoming IPEX 2017 will be held on the 31st of October until the 3rd of November of this year.

The venue is the UK’s NEC in Birmingham. ‘Print in Action’ will be the event’s focus. The event is set to showcase a variety of print products and services such as computer software and consumables, litho, digital, working print equipment as well as innovations in the production sector.

What to Attend?

There are a variety of programs and conferences to attend during IPEX 2017. For people who want to know more about the print industry, attending the inspirational educational programs is recommended.

This year’s event has the Future Skills Zone practical sessions as well as an exclusive seminar program from Dscoop. There’s also the Smart Directions conference which has been organised by Digital Printer magazine. Other keynote and conference sessions (including Print in Style, Print in Public, and Print in Industry) will be held on the Centre Stage.

For the First Time Ever – Print in Performance!

One of the things to look forward to this year at IPEX 2017 is the collaboration with the London College of Fashion (LCF). 

Attendees will be able to enjoy an entire series of daily artistic performances that are set to enlighten binds and push the envelope in the print industry. The performances are said to be the first collaboration of its kind.


The graduates as well as 2-year students from Costumer for Performance, 3D Effects for Performance and Fashion, and Hair Make-Up and Prosthetics for Performance (all BA Programs) worked with UK’s printing companies to design original costumes, make-up ideas, and props to showcase at the event. 

There will be dystopian future-inspired live performances offering a new and exciting takes on the utilisation of print. Sessions will also be held so students can talk about their projects and the story behind them.

For the Business Curious

Professional one-to-one business sessions can also be booked in advance with BPIF experts to help address print-related queries. The IPEX 2017 is a good time to gain advice from the best in the business.  

A team of print finishing experts, presented by Intelligent Finishing Systems, will also be ready to help answer any questions every day. All of the business advice sessions can be booked in advance.

For Dscoop Members

Dscoop members will be able to attend an exclusive community update at the IPEX 2017 to promote interaction between peers. Attendees can share their experiences as well as learn from the top experts in the field.

Of course, there will also be a number of sessions that can be attended by non-members.

The IPEX 2017 Pavilions

IPEX will be working with BCF, IPIA, PICON as well as Global Channel Partners to bring pavilions (with exhibitors from every field of the print industry) to visitors. There will also be the Used Equipment Pavilion for anyone interested in addressing their used machinery, repairs, servicing and supply needs. 

Relax at the Bar

The IPEX 2017 event will also have the IPEX Café Bar to enable visitors to relax and catch up with associates. It’s the perfect to place to continue networking and creating new connections with peers. You might even get to share few drinks with an expert! Perhaps spend time with a potential business associate that’ll help your business grow? 

If interested, you can also register as a visitor and receive an ‘all-access’ visitor badge. This badge will provide you with free entry to IPEX 2017 exhibition and visitor attractions that include the ‘Print in Action’ Conference, the Future Skills Theatre, and more! 


IPEX 2017