Why exhibit?

Thousands of printers will attend Gulf Print & Pack 2019 to discover the latest possibilities, exhibiting is your opportunity to meet them all.


Meet existing clients and new prospects from around the world.


Show your innovations to the decision makers of the industry.


Sell your products to an audience that is ready to buy.

The Industry

According to the Smithers-PIRA consultancy, print revenue in the MENA region alone is growing at 8.7% year-on-year and will hit $40.7bn in 2022. ‘The region’s 1,700 printers have a proven investment culture and stay up-to-date with the latest machinery and materials developments’. 
The MENA market for printing machinery was worth $446.1m in 2017 and is forecast to reach $545.7m by 2022, at which time over 13.46 million tonnes of print materials will be consumed.

Why Exhibit?

  • Dubai is the business and logistics hub of the fast-growing Middle East and Continental Africa region
  • It has powerful links to the booming consumer and industrial economies of the MENA region
  • Through Dubai’s Print City it is the service hub for corporations operating throughout Continental Africa
  • 2020 World expo will create massive opportunities for all types of print from commercial to packaging

Exhibitor checklist

  1. Select a position on the floor plan
  2. Contact us to book your space
  3. Look at sponsorship opportunities
  4. Plan your presence at the show
  5. Invite your clients and prospects

Who exhibits?

Manufacturers and suppliers of:
  • Print origination equipment
  • Plates and platemaking equipment
  • Printing machinery, sheet- and web-fed
  • Printing materials – paper, board, foils, films etc
  • Inks, coatings and varnishes
  • On-press ancillary equipment and controls
  • Print finishing/binding equipment
  • Press room handling equipment


Packaging manufacturers and suppliers of:
  • Packaging printers and converters
  • Form, fill and seal machines
  • Packaging materials/consumables
  • Labelling and label application equipment
  • Packaging machines
  • Pack performance and quality testing equipment
  • Packaging design and consultancy
  • Logistics systems

Who visits?

Printers of:
  • Leaflets / brochures
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Flexible packaging
  • Cartons and boxes
  • Labels
  • Reports and documents
  • Point of sale and display
  • Security features
Buyers of printed products: 
  • Design agencies
  • Communication managers
  • Brand owners
Facts from previous show:
Total attendance 9,237
  • No. of countries visitors came from 98
  • Total exhibitors 252
  • Visitors involved in the purchasing decision 94%