Industrial print events

IMI Europe Inkjet Development Conference
This conference mainly addresses advances in functional printing and printed electronics
17 – 18 April 2018
Frankfurt, Germany

Sino Corrugated
Packaging show that concentrates on the corrugated manufacturing sector with new consumables and manufacturing equipment. Attracts buyers from both first world and emerging markets. The show alternates each year between Shanghai and Dongguan.
10 – 12 April 2018
Dongguan, China

Conference covering the technical aspects of inkjet technology, including printheads, ink chemistry and machine integration. This will mark the first US edition of this conference, with the main European event in October.
12 – 13 April 2018
Chicago, Illinois, USA

Pure Digital
This is a brand new show, developed by the team behind InPrint and aimed at creative designers working on digitally printed applications. Essentially it aims to bring together fashion and interior designers and marketers with printing suppliers.
17 – 18 April 2018
Amsterdam, Holland

Industrial Inkjet conference
This is a conference, rather than a trade show, but organised by the InPrint team. It’s primarily a networking event with a range of speakers addressing some of the issues typical to industrial print, presumably including how we can properly define the term ‘industrial print.’
1 – 2 May 2018
Chicago, Illinois, USA

Print4 all
This is a new show bringing together several existing shows, which mainly seems to be based around converting, possibly with some industrial printing though its not clear that the person who wrote the description of this on the Print4all website actually understood much about this side of the show.
29 May – 1 June 2018
Milan, Italy

IMI Europe Inkjet summer school
This event includes the Inkjet academy and several 1.5 day technical courses on various aspects.
11 – 15 June 2018
Ghent, Belgium

The Inkjet Conference
Conference covering the technical aspects of inkjet technology, including printheads, ink chemistry and machine integration. This will be its fifth anniversary
15 – 17 October 2018
Dusseldorf, Germany

Glasstec is a trade show that deals with the production and processing of glass and glass products.
23 – 26 October 2018
Düsseldorf, Germany

Interesting show that brings together inkjet printing with industrial applications and highlights some of the most innovative approaches to manufacturing. Some emphasis on functional, decorative and packaging printing.
20 – 22 November 2018
Milan, Italy

International trade show covering home and contract textiles, including industrial textile printing equipment. Visitors typically include both manufacturers and designers.
8 – 11 January 2019
Frankfurt, Germany

Printwear and Promotion
UK show organised by the magazine of the same name covering the decorated garment industry. This includes babywear and school clothing up to corporate clothing and bags. Deals with screen and digital printing as well as embroidery.
20 – 22 January 2019
Birmingham NEC, UK