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IPEX 2017, 31 Oct - 3 Nov 2017, NEC Birmingham UK

Visitor Attractions

IPEX is more than an exhibition. A range of special visitor attractions take place and provide insight into the latest market trends, new technology, products and innovations, and inspiration about the print industry and the business of print.

Visitor attractions include

The Substrates Catwalk

Students from the world-renowned university, London College of Fashion, are collaborating with IPEX to host a substrates fashion catwalk on each of the four event days.

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Output Display Gallery

This Gallery showcases finished print samples that demonstrate innovation, with the aim of inspiring, impressing, surprising and educating.

The work on display will be designed and printed by young printers, apprentices and students.

Conference Programme

IPEX 2017 features an educational programme comprising workshops, panel discussions, keynotes and short focused talks in the style of TED. Full details to be announced in 2017.


A networking drinks party for exhibitors and visitors will take place each day in the IPEX Connect Café Bar.

Future Skills Zone and Theatre

Attracting talent into the industry and developing ongoing programmes to keep people in the industry is one of the toughest challenges facing printers today. So this is a platform which addresses the problem of attracting young talent into the industry.

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Content for IPEX 2017 event is currently being developed and information will be provided over the coming months.  Please keep checking back or register now and be amongst the first to find out more what’s happening at the next IPEX.