Visitors from a number of African countries attended the event. The top 10 countries with visitors from outside of South Africa included: Zimbabwe, Botswana, Mozambique, Zambia, Swaziland, Lesotho, Angola, Malawi, Ghana and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Representation from other countries also included: Namibia, Nigeria, Tanzania, Kenya, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Madagascar, Ivory Coast, Mauritius and Uganda.
Visitors could take part in a range of educational features, including the Textile experience, a hands-on workshop where printers could learn different techniques all taught by Charlie Taublieb, who has been in the screen printing industry since 1976; T-shirt and bag printing workshops, CorelDRAW workshops, the Speed Wrap Challenge and business opportunities in print and signage, which were held on various exhibitors’ stands.
Judges visited each stand at the expo and judged the stands according to criteria based on design, staff friendliness and professionalism. GSW took home first place in Mega 300 Floor Space!
Well done to the GSW “Winning Team” we couldn’t have done it without you!