drupa and PRINTING United Announce Strategic Partnership

Messe Düsseldorf Group and PRINTING United Alliance, two of the most important printing technology event organizers, announce a closer working relationship.

Starting in 2024, the partnership of the world’s leading trade fairs drupa and PRINTING United Expo located in Europe and North America, respectively, will bolster the reach of each brand throughout the industry. Both organizations, with their customer-centric focus, will look to make all their events even more relevant and beneficial to both attendees and exhibitors in the ever-changing printing technology landscape.

Sabine Geldermann, Director drupa, Portfolio Print Technologies, comments on this partnership, “PRINTING United Expo’s one-roof approach aligns very strongly with what drupa has brought to the industry over the last 7 decades. Showcasing the many applications printing technology has these days, not only in the graphic arts field but in packaging, industrial and textile is what our attendees appreciate.”

Ford Bowers, CEO, PRINTING United Alliance, speaking to the outcomes of this agreement, “Our partnership with drupa underscores our commitment to advancing the entirety of the printing industry. Together, we will be able to deliver even more opportunities for growth and collaboration to all who participate in the marketplace of events. We look forward in the coming months to sharing our conversations on how this partnership will unfold and the benefits to all our partners.”

Stay tuned for future updates as this partnership continues to evolve and take shape.