A wise man once advised that in order to make it to a desired destination, “you need to seek the companionship of others who can give you new points of views, renewed hopes and meaningful life”.

Desires are set goals by every individual both male and female. These are often times a product of personal decisions. But to achieve this mission in life as career persons, we obviously need the company of others. This no doubt, go a long way to corroborate the saying that “it makes two to tangle” and “birds of a feather, flocks to highest proximity”.

How do we fly now as printers and print buyers? You may wish to answer this question in your own way, but it is very necessary to underline the fact that in print business, the processes involved from pre-press to press and post-press projects unfettered working relationship that ought to exist among print professionals. This is what the Nigeria International Print Expo (NIPEX) tends to achieve with its annual print expo in Africa’s most populous black nation.

NIPEX is the largest West Africa’s commercial print expo; it is the first and the only all print exhibition in Nigeria as of today. The event is the only one of such international print show that brings together the largest collection of companies in the printing, packaging, sign and Graphics industry in this part of the world. The event being organize for the printing and allied industry aims at bringing industry operators in Nigeria face to face with current trends in printing technology.

Not only that, NIPEX over the years has been an ideal platform for local and international print and print related companies to showcase, network, exchange ideas, and display the latest products, information, business issues and technological development in the printing world.

Now comes the 2016 edition of NIPEX with the theme PRINTING: Business and Employment Opportunities in Nigeria holds at the Federal Palace Hotel, Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos from 18 – 20 August, 2016. You can’t afford to miss out as the event promises a mouth watering exhibition, seminars and display of top of the world printing. YOU MUST BE THERE!

On PRINTERS DIGEST magazine, our regular features like pre-press, press, press, post-press, marketing, management and up-to-date print industry news have been conscientiously reported for your reading delight. No doubt, our editorial focus of this edition will remain a topical issue as we analyze the importance of attending print exhibitions viz-a-viz its many relevance to you as a printer policy maker, printing professional and as a print consumer. Remember, the industry is moving from what it used to be to what is must be and as practiced in other developed printing nations.

Commendations and criticisms have continued to pop in and these have been helping us crave for the better way to serve you better. Do not deny us of further comments because you are our partners in progress. Till we meet at NIPEX 2016, I say cheers to you!