Sign & Digital Online - Materials & Substrates

225 people attending
Gaining a Material Advantage
Printing materials and substrates for the retail, events and hospitality sectors
As we move jerkily into a post-Covid world, it’s time to take a more positive and creative look at printing materials for marketing promotions, information and graphic displays in the retail, events and hospitality sectors.
This online event, presented by SD Online, will provide you with all the necessary tools to help you get to grips with the very latest materials technology and business opportunities. 
More recently, the sign and display industry has been focused on acrylic and perspex screens, rudimentary floor, surface and pop-up graphics for directions and basic safety messages. With this online event, we want to help sign-makers get back to their core business by showcasing how you can better work with your customers to maximise business opportunities. 
This SD Online event will include: 
  • What the future holds for retail and hospitality sectors and how to maximise business
  • The latest developments in office graphics and future opportunities in events graphics
  • How you can better work with your customers to create eye-catching self-adhesive surface graphics in the retail and hospitality sectors
  • A closer look at some of the latest innovations in materials and substrates
  • Hear directly from sign-makers on their experiences and strategies for making money in the current economic climate
This is an interactive opportunity to ask questions and talk to experts from all areas of the industry, including manufacturers, suppliers and sign-makers.
A number of suppliers will be showcasing their latest offerings first-hand and will have technical experts on-hand to answer all your questions. 

9.30–9.45: Networking & Visit Expo Booths

9.45-9.50: Welcome from your hosts Colin Gillman & Jack Gocher

9.55–10.15: Technical session + Q&A Architectural (Surface Graphics) with William Smith

10.15-10.30: Coffee break, Networking & Visit Expo Booths

10.30-11.15: Talking heads session – Retail, Events and hospitality application focus. 

  • Keynote from Steve Lister, Global Retail Innovator and Influencer
  • Presentation from Shaun Holdom, Global Product Manager, Drytac (Slip ratings/Anti-microbial media)
  • Joining the conversation Ed Currer, Founder, Vinyl Impression, Alex Liggett, Owner, The Vinyl Guys and Chris Green, Director, Visual Communications, Antalis

11.15–11.30: Networking & Visit Expo Booths

RECEPTION – view the schedule
LIVE CHAT – introduce yourself, comment, ask questions, contribute to polls and make connections with other delegates  
EVENT STAGE AND SESSIONS – where the action happens
NETWORKING – meet fellow delegates face-to-face for up to 3 minutes. Click connect to share details and build your relationship offline
EXHIBITION BOOTHS – meet the event partners and leading technical experts in a dedicated area

How to participate
  • Join the event using CHROME or FIREFOX - other browsers may not work
  • Be ready to use your webcam, audio and good internet. The event is live and interactive 
  • Join us in the main stage and session rooms, visit our exhibition zone and speed network. Timings are detailed in the schedule 

If you have any technical difficulties during the event, please privately message Zoe Crockett for assistance, by searching for her in the people tab on the right hand side. 

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· Networking
A chance to network with other attendees
· Expo
Visit Expo Booths
Meet the suppliers and technical experts
· Sessions
Welcome from your hosts Colin Gillman & Jack Gocher
· Sessions
Technical session + Q&A
Architectural (surface graphics)
· Expo
Visit Expo Booths
Meet the suppliers and technical experts
· Sessions
Coffee and networking
Grab a coffee and network in the session room
· Sessions
Talking heads session
Retail, Events and Hospitality application focus
· Expo
Visit Expo Booths
Meet the suppliers and technical experts


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Faversham House Ltd

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