One of the biggest challenges facing commercial printers in the UK today is how to increase the profitability of their business in a market that is stable and only showing growth in a limited number of its core sectors.
The aim of Diversification Zone is to provide an in-depth insight into Label Printing, Promotional Printing, Textile Printing, Value Added Printing and 3D Printing. Each of these are strong growth sectors that a commercial printer can diversify into and play to their strengths. Each of these five zones will feature live technology demonstrations, as well as free training and consultancy from experts in these fields.
The Golden Ticket
The Golden Ticket Prize Draw runs every year and has become a real highlight of The Print Show. Every pre-registered visitor receives a personalised print invitation to the show with a Golden Ticket attached to it. To enter the draw, they just need to bring it to The Print Show and have it scanned on the door.
In 2019 there will be more than £10,000 worth of prizes, and every day of The Print Show three lucky visitors will be independently drawn at 12.00, 14.00, and 16.00.
One of several top prizes in 2019 will be a unique, personalised pinball machine, featuring print`s iconic CMYK colour. Other prizes on offer this year include the new iPhone XR, Amazon vouchers and Luxury hampers.”
Celebrity Book Signing
A brand new feature for 2019, visitors and exhibitors will have an incredible opportunity to meet three well-known celebrities.
Our famous faces will not only spend the day chatting to visitors about life in the spotlight, but attendees will also be able to have their photograph taken with the celebrity and take away an autographed print of the picture in a unique, printed cardboard mount.
For the lucky 100 visitors who arrive first at the signing booth, they will be able to take away with them a free copy of the celebrity’s book, which they can also have signed on the day.
Sir Ranulph Fiennes OBE
Accredited by the Guinness Book of World Records as the ‘world’s greatest living explorer’, British explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes OBE is undoubtedly a national treasure.
Born in Windsor in 1944, Sir Ranulph served in the British Army for eight years before switching his attention to adventuring. Among his many incredible achievements include unsupported expeditions to the North Pole, the famous Arctic solo expedition, seven marathons in seven days on seven continents and scaling Mount Everest at the age of 65. Sir Ranulph now commits much of his time to writing, public speaking and using his expertise and skills in adventuring to raise money for various charities.
Image © Gary Salter
One of the most recognisable faces on British television, Gregg Wallace is best known for co-presenting MasterChef on the BBC.
Gregg was born in Peckham, South East London, in 1964 and began his culinary career working in the famous Covent Garden Fruit and Veg Market. In 1989, he started George Allan’s Greengrocers, a company that built up to an eventual turnover of £7.5 million. Based on this success, Gregg was invited to co-present Veg Talk on BBC Radio 4 with Charlie Hicks. Gregg would then go on to become a co-presenter on MasterChef, Celebrity MasterChef and Professional MasterChef. In addition to filming commitments, Gregg has written a number of cookbooks.
Image © Steve Ullathorne
A British boxing and sporting great, Chris Eubank is ranked as one of the greatest middleweight and super-middleweight boxers of all time.
Chris was born in Dulwich, South London, in 1966, before moving to New York to live with his mother at the age of 16. It was in the US where Chris began boxing, learning his trade in local clubs before making his professional debut in 1985. From this debut victory, Chris went 46 fights without defeat, picking up the WBO Middleweight and WBO Super- Middleweight titles in the process.
After retiring from boxing, Chris went on to work in television and can now often be seen supporting his son Chris Eubank Jr., who is also a professional boxer.