2 - 4 July 2021
Chennai Trade Centre
Chennai | India

Post Show Report


Post Show Report PrintExpo 2019


PrintExpo 2019: An Astounding Success

  • 13,550+ Record-Breaking Attendees
  • Show Generates Spot Orders and Quality Sales Leads
  • Trade Visitors Delighted with Technology and Solutions on Show

Tremendous goodwill gained over the past 11 years, trust of exhibitors and visitors together with impressive showcase of technologies and solutions contributed to the spectacular success of PrintExpo 2019.

In its' 11th Edition, PrintExpo 2019, South India's biggest, powerful and most successful print exhibition was organised at in Hall 2 & 3 of Chennai Trade Centre, Chennai, India from 14-16 June 2019. The show has once again re-asserted its' position as South India's No.1, most trusted and very important trade show for the print industry.

The show has once again re-asserted its' position as South India's No.1, most trusted and very important trade show for the print industry.

148 Exhibitors, comprising of 121 direct exhibitors and 27 indirect exhibitors showcased the latest and most advanced technologies and solutions in digital presses, offset presses, screen-printing presses, flexographic printing presses, print finishing equipment, newer pre- press techniques, solutions, software, consumables etc. on a floor space of over 60,000 sq. ft. The exhibits at the PrintExpo 2019 was designed to assist printers find sustainable technologies and solutions to re-invent and re-juvenate so as to make their printing businesses more efficient and profitable.

PrintExpo 2019 attracted over 13,550+ trade visitors, many in active buying mode, comprising of business owners, decision makers, specifiers, influencers, print technologists. The visitors comprised of press owners, colour lab owners, print floor managers, production managers, brand managers, advertising and media professionals, converters, packaging professionals etc. The show also attracted a large number of print buyers mainly from food, garments, beverage, pharmaceutical etc. PrintExpo 2019 attracted visitors from all 5 state of South India that includes, Tamilnadu, Karnataka, Kerala, Andhra, Telangana and numerous visitors from Maharashtra, Orissa, Gujarat, West Bengal. Overseas visitors mainly came from Sri Lanka, UAE and a few from Africa.

Based on exhibitor feedback and interviews, PrintExpo 2019 will generate business worth over 150 crores.

As high as 81% of the exhibitors were extremely satisfied with the response at PrintExpo 2019. They opined that the right profile of attendees together with large number of active buyers the show attracted helped them close spot business and gather large number of quality leads. Exhibitors could effectively reach their most important target groups at PrintExpo 2019. The quality of visitors was rated as “Excellent” by most exhibitors surveyed and they opined that the show presented ideal opportunities for exhibitors to address their intended target groups. Based on exhibitor feedback and interviews, PrintExpo 2019 will generate business worth over 150 crores.

Business visitors to the show were delighted with the dazzling display of cutting-edge technology and solutions. They opined that it was time well invested in attending the PrintExpo 2019 as they could get to see newer technologies, gather new ideas and solutions to further their print business more effectively and more efficiently.

PrintExpo 2019 was organised by Showcase Trade Fairs And Business Media Private Limited India's Leading Business-to-Business Exhibitions, Media, Event Management and Marketing Solutions Company connecting businesses for 3 decades since 1990.

Next Edition: PrintExpo 2021 will be held from 2nd to 4th July 2021 in Hall 2 & 3 of Chennai Trade Centre, Chennai, India. South India Printers Meet 2021 (SIPM 2021) and for the First Time South India Print Awards 2021 will be held concurrently with the PrintExpo 2021.



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PrintExpo 2019: Exhibitor Testimonials

Over 83% Exhibitors opined PrintExpo 2019 met or exceeded their expectations. The highlight of PrintExpo 2019 was the large number of buyers and decision makers the show attracted. PrintExpo 2019 delivered high return on investment made by exhibitors as the show attracted numerous visitors in active buying mode.

T. P. Jain

We are really happy with PrintExpo 2019. Footfall on our booth has been good as people who are relevant and are looking for buying equipment have visited the show. We got some interesting leads and we are looking forward to closing some business out of the leads generated at this show.

Mr. T. P. Jain
Managing Director, Monotech Systems Ltd.

Joseph Sajeev

PrintExpo 2019 was a wonderful exhibition this time as well as we received good, quality visitors especially from Tamilnadu and Kerala. The visitor turnout was good and we are expecting good business from this trade show.

Mr. Joseph Sajeev
Regional Sales Manager - South, Xerox India Ltd.

Vasudevan SR

PrintExpo 2019 was a beautiful show. We have closed a couple of orders in the last three days. We got some very good hard prospects. It's a lively show, we enjoyed.

Mr. Vasudevan SR
Dy. General Manager – Sales Konica Minolta Business Solutions India Pvt. Ltd.

Huang Wei

We are very happy to come again at the PrintExpo 2019. We are displaying digital technology at the show. More than 300 visitors interested in our products visited our booth in 3 days.

Mr. Huang Wei
President, Shanghai UPG Trading Co. Ltd.

Amritpal Singh Bawa

The response from the show is fantastic for us, it was very good from the last three days. This is the third day, we have closed about equipments worth 50 lacs in this show and we are really happy with the outcome of this show and response of this show.

Mr. Amritpal Singh Bawa
CEO, Pinnacle Technocrats

Saravana Pandian M.

PrintExpo 2019 is good for Epson India. The footfall and the organising of the show is very good. Visitors came not just from South India, but from all over India.

Mr. Saravana Pandian M.
Senior Executive : Channel Sales & Marketing
Epson India Pvt. Ltd.

Ekta Mhatre

We have got very good prospective customers for all the products and have closed few deals also in digital press and our focused device, which is LST displayed here. So, overall it was a good experience.

Ms. Ekta Mhatre
Dy. Manager, Technova Imaging Systems Pvt. Ltd.

Keyur Vashi

We are a regular exhibitor at PrintExpo. This time, the show definitely has been the best as we received very good enquiries and we booked a few machines also at this show.

Mr. Keyur Vashi
Sr. Sales Manager, Grafica Flextronica

Nishant Upadhyay

We are here for the first time and the response is great. The Organiser team has worked great for the show in creating such a good platform.


Mr. Nishant Upadhyay
Sales Head, Print Express

Hari Pratap

We are just new company, and this is our 2 nd participation at PrintExpo. The show is very well organised and the response beyond our expectation. I really appreciate the organisers for organising such a good show. We have already booked for the next show in 2021.

Mr. Hari Pratap
Director, Print Max Technologies

Raymond Rosario

This time this exhibition was really successful to us and the reason we had around yesterday we had 160 walking around out of which 70% is really prospective and we are in the closure state like 2-3 prospects have to be closed and today still it going on we have good crowd.

Mr. Raymond Rosario
Director – Sales & Marketing
Right Interior Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

MR Shashikumar

We are participating for the first time at PrintExpo. The response was good and we have seen a lot of visitors from Tamilnadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, even, Sri Lanka. We got lot of leads and we do hope to close atleast about 100 of those leads. Good Show. We plan to participate next time also.

Mr. MR Shashikumar
Managing Director, Cloudswood Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

Sajid Shaikh

PrintExpo has always been a good show for us. We are getting a good response at the PrintExpo 2019 and we have also closed many orders.


Mr. Sajid Shaikh
Regional Manager, Riso India Pvt. Ltd.

Badrinarayan Panda

We are happy to have participated at PrintExpo 2019 as the show has been a very good for us. We wanted to increase our footprint in South India and PrintExpo 2019 has given us very good exposure in the past 3 days. We will be a part of the show again in 2021.

Mr. Badrinarayan Panda
Plant Head, Trodat Marking India Pvt. Ltd.

Chandramohan Agarwal

We deal in printer’s parts and this is the first time we are exhibiting in Chennai. I am very happy to have participated at the PrintExpo 2019 as we booked 20-25 lacs order at the show. Footfall has been more than expected as we feel around 10,000 visitors came to the show.

Mr. Chandramohan Agarwal
Owner, Chandra Printing Solutions

S. Jayakumar

We are a complete packaging solutions Company supplying packaging machines, materials and consumables to the printing industry. We are a regular exhibitor at PrintExpo and as always, the show has been very successful for us. We have booked orders and have gathered numerous quality leads at PrintExpo 2019.

Mr. S. Jayakumar
Managing Director, Ace Finepack Private Limited


Disclaimer: Exhibitor Testimonials and Satisfaction Report is based on recorded statements/Verbal/Tele Interview. Feedback of some exhibitors has been grammatically corrected and put in the correct format for the Post Show Report. Seeking to Purchase, includes Exhibitors with immediate buying decision in the near future. Visitor Turnout is based on Business Cards, Visitor Registration Forms. Satisfaction Survey analysis is based on personal interview with around 25 Exhibitors at PrintExpo 2019 While care has been taken to document the above information, some errors and omissions may have inadvertently crept in.