NEWS: FESPA has pledged an investment of more than €475,000 (£405,00, 1.2m Turkish lira) to 'support the growth of its community' in Turkey and the surrounding countries.
NEWS: FESPA says this year's show in London is on track to be the biggest FESPA ever, with committed floor space already matching that of the 2010 show with five months still to go.
NEWS: Turkish sign association Acikhava Reklamcilari Dernegi (ARED) has joined forces with FESPA in a strategic and consultative capacity for FESPA Eurasia 2013.
NEWS: FESPA has confirmed that its 2013 Global Summit, taking place in London on January 22nd and 23rd 2013, will feature Samsung, Tesco, JCDecaux and Saatchi and Saatchi as speakers.
NEWS: FESPA's 50th anniversary will see member associations from outside Europe eligible to vote at its General Assembly, a move that the organisation's head calls a reflection of modern globalisation.
NEWS: FESPA has announced its expansion into new markets with the launch of FESPA Eurasia.
NEWS: FESPA has used funds from its 'Profit for Purpose' scheme to gain 'victories' for screen and digital printers in the EU Ecolabel discussions.
NEWS: The FESPA website has been relaunched, to offer the association's members a 'reliable, engaging and informative hub'.
NEWS: FESPA has released the names of the winners from each country in its Hall of Fame contest.
FEATURE: What a year this has been for misery and for misery-mongers. But surely there must be some other silver shining through the dreadful drear? Of course there is.
NEWS: FESPA has announced it will release an abridged version of its latest issue of the Planet Friendly Printing Guide to non-members.
FEATURE: The wide-format digital ink-jet market has matured nicely now, and this means that there's a wide choice of ink technologies and accompanying engines to cater for the needs of most users.
NEWS: Neil Felton, FESPA's managing director of exhibitions and events, has been appointed to the board of the Association of Event Organisers (AEO).
NEWS: FESPA has appointed Geraldine Chiverton to the role of business development manager.
NEWS: FESPA's member associations in Slovakia and the Czech Republic are to host the seventh annual FESPA-supported seminar event in October.
NEWS: Danish print company SunWrap.dk says it is 'looking forward' to the FESPA World Wrap Cup Master final, after being crowned winner of the most recent leg at FESPA Digital in Hamburg, Germany.
NEWS: The 'innovation and imagination' shown by UK-based Blink Giant Media in its entry in the FESPA Digital Man competition have been recognised by being awarded the top prize.
OPINION: As Frazer Chesterman and Marcus Timson prepare to leave FESPA, Output pays tribute to their remarkable achievements.
NEWS: FESPA has formed a partnership with software developer EskoArtwork to present its members some special promotional offers.
FEATURE: The spring trade show season is in full swing. At such shows it's easy to concentrate on the exhibitors rather than the associations that go all out to manage or support them.
NEWS: It has been officially announced that Neil Felton will take over the position of FESPA's managing director of exhibitions and events from Frazer Chesterman.
NEWS: A number of FESPA-supported events have been held in Eastern Europe on subjects from screen-printing to the environment, which have been described as 'invaluable' to members of FESPA's national associations.
FEATURE: Part three of our exclusive interview with FESPA president Gyorgy Kovacs.
FEATURE: FESPA president Gyorgy Kovacs answers some questions about his past, present and future in FESPA in part two of this exclusive interview.
FEATURE: Gyorgy Kovacs, the latest FESPA president, answers some questions about his past, present and future in FESPA.
FEATURE: In the old days, FESPA Fest was really an excuse for a small bunch of us to meet up a few months prior to the show and go on a jolly around its location.
OPINION: An excerpt from the FESPA blog on the debut of Wide Format Print Shop Live at FESPA Americas, by Marcus Timson.
NEWS: FESPA has appointed Jose Luis Anaya Buenrostro to the position of sales manager for its Mexico and Latin America operations, the organisation has announced.
NEWS: Marcus Timson, FESPA's sales and marketing director, is to run the London Marathon on April 17th in a bid to raise £2,000 for The Children's Trust.
NEWS: The latest FESPA Economy Survey has been released, with printers showing optimism for 2011.
FEATURE: One of the areas in which FESPA really excels is with its gatherings of industry specialists and the resulting thought-provoking discussions on topics which affect all of us in our everyday lives and in mapping out future activities.
NEWS: FESPA has unveiled a new face for its online community site The Wide Network to match its existing branding more cohesively.
NEWS: FESPA says its dedicated textile show, FESPA Fabric, will be a 'campus-style' learning event for garment printers.
NEWS: Brussels, Belgium has recently played host to the first FESPA European Congress with the federation's member associations.
NEWS: FESPA states it is supporting the Eurobest European Advertising Festival, taking place in Hamburg, Germany from 6th to 8th December, where it will promote large-format print to agency professionals.
NEWS: FESPA is inviting chief executives of North American wide-format print firms to join its two-day Global Business Forum in February, which will focus on how business can be improved in and beyond 2011.
NEWS: FESPA has announced that two of its board members – Michel Caza and Ricardo Rodríguez Delgado – have been recognised for their life-long commitment to the wide-format sector and presented with independent industry awards.
NEWS: FESPA says its Americas event next year will allow printers to experience a variety of techniques, as it will run alongside two other shows.
NEWS: FESPA and its member associations Febelgra, ZSO, BVDM, VWP, GPSF and Prism are preparing for the first European Congress, which will be held in Brussels on November 17th.
NEWS: The first FESPA EMEA Summit, to be held in Istanbul on November 23rd and 24th, is predicted to be attended by more than 100 industry thought leaders.
NEWS: Sander Peerdemann from Netherlands-based Squeezy International was crowned winner of the FESPA Wrap Star 2010 competition, coming top of 30 vehicle wrappers.
NEWS: A record number of visitors to FESPA Munich attended with digital printing technology in mind, according to the show’s organiser.
NEWS: FESPA says it hopes its dedicated garment and printing event, FESPA Fabric, will develop into a ‘must attend’ show following its inaugural exhibition in June.
NEWS: FESPA’s third Economy Survey has found many businesses in the display sector are looking to expand their printrooms and invest in eco-friendlier kit this year.
FEATURE: FESPA 2010 was a reassuring moment of motivation for an industry which has undergone a wide range of subjective and objective questioning since the financial markets were plunged into cold water.
NEWS: European Sign Expo has announced that digital signage SaaS provider BroadSign has signed up as a platinum sponsor ahead of the event in June.
FEATURE: Geny Caloisi takes the temperature of the digital signage market and looks at who is exhibiting at the European Sign Expo in June – and who isn't.
NEWS: FESPA has confirmed a 'first-class' selection of speakers and content for its Jet Set conference, which will take place at FESPA 2013 in London from June 25th to 29th.
NEWS: FESPA is appealing to designers, garment decorators and t-shirt printers to enter its t-shirt design competition for this year's FESPA Fabric exhibition.
OPINION: James Matthews-Paul considers how FESPA will make a success of its new digital signage standing following its acquisition of Screenmedia Expo last week.
NEWS: Screen Events has sold its digital signage and digital out-of-home (DOOH) show Screenmedia Expo to FESPA, which will add it to the European Sign Expo event it launched last month.
FEATURE: James Matthews-Paul continues his interview with Neil Felton, discussing how FESPA 2013 will make print relevant to new audiences and whether the future will see it put in the same bracket as drupa and Ipex.
FEATURE: James Matthews-Paul takes a walking tour with FESPA's managing director Neil Felton at the Excel, quizzing him on the choice of venue and how the show will influence the industry in 2013.
NEWS: Output can reveal exclusively that FESPA will co-host a new event for sign-makers alongside its main exhibition in London next year called European Sign Expo.
NEWS: FESPA is set to extend its reach in Asia with the launch of FESPA China for 2013.
NEWS: FESPA Fabric will return for 2013 as part of the main FESPA show at London's Excel next June, organisers have confirmed.
FEATURE: With the FESPA UK Association's conference taking place on November 20th, Output's James Matthews-Paul talks to director and print sage Peter Kiddell about his ambitions for the recently rebranded group and its inaugural event.
NEWS: FESPA is now accepting nominations of print companies for the 2013 edition of its Hall of Fame initiative, which honours 'print heroes' around the world.
NEWS: International printing organisation FESPA and environmental research initiative Verdigris have confirmed a new working partnership.
NEWS: FESPA 2013 is to occupy a further two halls at London's Excel due to increased demand from exhibitors.
FEATURE: Laurel Brunner considers the pros and cons of print industry associations and how they should operate.
FEATURE: There is a massive business in most industries in producing long, fat and expensive reports. But are they really any use in business planning, particularly for sign and display producers?
PRODUCT PROFILE: Sophie Matthews-Paul gives her opinion of the Mutoh ValueJet 2628TD.
NEWS: Rich Thompson of USA-based AdGraphics has been awarded FESPA's annual Hall of Fame award.
NEWS: The number of visitors to last week's FESPA Digital trade show in Barcelona, Spain 'surpassed all expectations', its organiser has said, with more than 12,000 people attending over the four days.
FEATURE: Sophie Matthews-Paul comments on the key features at this year's FESPA Digital.
NEWS: Following a successful launch at FESPA Americas last year, FESPA says it is 'excited' to take Print Shop Live to this month's FESPA Digital.
NEWS: FESPA is urging the print industry to choose their favourites from more than 300 nominees for its inaugural Hall of Fame.
FEATURE: Now might be an interesting time to draw comparisons with industry thoughts and directions this December compared with the same time twelve months ago.
NEWS: The newest FESPA Economy Survey, carried out by InfoTrends, has found that diversification is on the schedule for 2012, with 70 percent of respondents planning to grow their businesses in this way.
NEWS: Prism has been renamed FESPA UK Association, to reinforce its links with parent organisation FESPA.
NEWS: A total of 95.5 percent of the delegates at FESPA's Global Summit, held in Barcelona, Spain recently, said the event was useful, the printing body states.
FEATURE: Sophie Matthews-Paul outlines some of the criteria which are being discussed in digital print circles.
NEWS: FESPA Digital 2012 will offer an educational programme designed 'to encourage printers to look at the wider opportunities for their business'.
NEWS: FESPA says its recent FESPA Asia 2011 trade show in Singapore attracted positive feedback from exhibitors, as well as 4,500 visitors.
FEATURE: Sophie Matthews-Paul looks at some of the reasons for the popularity of the screen process.
NEWS: More than three-quarters of the show floor space at next February's FESPA Digital trade fair in Barcelona has now been sold, with 200 exhibitors confirmed.
FEATURE: The idea with next year's EcoPrint is to provide an environment conducive to debate, argument and discussion.
NEWS: FESPA has revealed its FESPA Digital exhibition will take place in Munich, Germany in 2014.
NEWS: FESPA is urging printers to sign up for its Print Pit Stop Conference at FESPA Asia 2011 later this month in Singapore, where places are still available.
NEWS: FESPA says it is building up the content programme for its upcoming Global Summit, intended to be an opportunity for debate and a source of information for printers.
NEWS: Spain's first ever FESPA Digital trade fair is to be held at the Gran Via venue at the Fira De Barcelona site, FESPA has announced.
NEWS: FESPA has confirmed that the 'now iconic' Digital Man is to form part of its marketing activities in the run-up to FESPA Digital 2012, taking place in Barcelona, Spain from February 21st to 24th.
NEWS: Fifty percent of the floor space at FESPA Mexico 2012 has been filled following 'the most successful [edition] yet' last month, its organiser states.
OPINION: Neil Felton of FESPA comments on Laurel Brunner's response to the Question of the Week, Is it worth travelling abroad for trade fairs?
FEATURE: In days of yore, the only common ground held by particular industries in the UK was a trade association with the ethos being its members and their needs.
FEATURE: Industry associations are all well and good, but are they really necessary?
NEWS: The UK association of print specialists and manufacturers, prism, has stated that it will be holding its Think Tank event at The Ritz hotel in London, UK, on September 6th.
NEWS: FESPA has confirmed its visitor numbers for FESPA Digital and FESPA Fabric exhibitions. The shows experienced a record-breaking 13,000 individual visitors.
NEWS: The mascot of FESPA Digital 2011, Digital Man, is heading to the show's site in Hamburg in a smart car as part of a cross-continental Wrap Rally, FESPA has revealed.
NEWS: A full 100 percent of the delegates at last month's FESPA Nordic Congress in Gothenburg, Sweden have stated it offered value for money.
NEWS: Three members of the sign and graphics production industry were amongst the tens of thousands of runners who lined up for the Virgin London Marathon 2011 on Sunday April 17th.
FEATURE: Why don't more companies enter themselves into industry awards programmes? And why should they?
FEATURE: A couple of years ago, FESPA saw enough potential in the textile printing market to devote a sub-exhibition to it within its overall show, and in June 2010 FESPA Fabric was born.
NEWS: FESPA has announced it will be holding its first Nordic Congress this year, offering business advice and opportunities to network, following the success of a similar event in Brussels last year.
FEATURE: We're all back from our Viscom and sign-specific shows: Spain, Germany, France, Italy and many others.
NEWS: Print specialist and manufacturer association prism is to host a strategic round table event addressing recovery after the recession. The debate is sponsored by FESPA and will take place on October 14th in London, UK.
NEWS: FESPA has confirmed the speakers for its EMEA Summit, taking place in Istanbul on November 24th.
NEWS: EFI has said that FESPA Munich, held in June, was ‘the most successful European wide-format exhibition the company has attended in years’, following demand for the digital printing technologies and solutions exhibited at the show.
NEWS: The organiser of the FESPA 2010 Awards has highlighted the event’s place in the global printing industry after prizes were awarded to companies across the world.