From May 11th to May 13th, Toronto, Canada, buzzed with excitement as the highly anticipated Graphics Canada Expo 2023 took place. For the first time, DesignNBuy exhibited at this prestigious event, which proved invaluable. The expo not only provided us with a platform to showcase our cutting-edge technologies but also allowed us to gauge the evolving demands of the Canadian printing industry amidst the transformative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Exploring the Canadian Market
The Canadian printing industry has undergone significant changes in recent years, with a growing demand for automation and the need to adapt to the post-pandemic landscape. Graphics Canada Expo 2023 was the ideal setting for Design’N’Buy to connect with Canadian printers and gain first-hand insights into their requirements and aspirations. Our goal was to understand their evolving needs, especially in terms of automation and omnichannel capabilities.
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Unveiling Innovative Solutions
At our booth, Design’N’Buy presented their well-proven, adoptive and cutting-edge web-to-print solution that are designed to meet printing industry challenges. This was the official launch of our latest and most advanced version of DesignO 1.6. By using DesignO 1.6, the design process and web-to-print management have been made easier and more intuitive, resulting in an increase in productivity and efficiency. The pandemic has highlighted the importance of contactless processes, and DNB’s solutions bridge this gap by providing printers with streamlined, touch-free operations.
Engaging Visitors and Client Meetings:
Over the course of the three-day event, more than 100 visitors stopped by our booth to witness the power of our innovative printing solutions. We conducted three dozen live demonstrations, providing visitors with first-hand experiences of our cutting-edge technologies in action. The enthusiasm and positive feedback we received from industry professionals was truly inspiring and further fueled our commitment to delivering top-notch solutions.
Networking with Industry Influencers
During Graphics Canada Expo 2023, we briefly interacted with influential printing industry figures. One notable encounter was with Inkish, a renowned platform for industry news and insights. This interaction allowed us to share our vision for printing’s future and establish connections with like-minded professionals. Additionally, we engaged with industry influencers Joanne Gore, Warren Werbitt and Pat Mc Grew. They provided valuable perspectives on current and future printing trends.
The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated printers’ need to embrace digital transformation and adapt to omnichannel approaches. Graphics Canada Expo 2023 highlighted the industry’s collective determination to explore creative avenues and push boundaries. Design’N’Buy recognizes the importance of staying ahead of the curve and continuously innovating to meet printer demands across the globe.
Graphics Canada Expo 2023 proved to be an outstanding platform for Design’N’Buy to showcase our cutting-edge printing solutions and gain valuable insights into the Canadian market needs. The event allowed us to connect with industry professionals, conduct live demonstrations, and engage with influential figures. As we move forward, we are inspired by the demand for automation and omnichannel capabilities. DNB remains committed to pushing printing technology boundaries and empowering printers with innovative solutions for a dynamic future.
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