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The show returns to the NEC, Birmingham on 2 to 4 April and will host a packed education programme, new live demonstrations and 185+ leading suppliers.

 With more than 50 product launches & updates at the show, and with experts on hand to demonstrate applications and share best practice, the show is all set to impress and delight visitors.

What not to miss at SDUK 2019

Thousands of visitors from across the UK, Ireland and Europe will have the opportunity to be inspired by the latest industry advances and connect face-to-face with the new and returning exhibitors. Here’s our one-day, must-see guide for the visitors from the textiles sector.


#Sign & Digital UK 2019 will play host to some of the year’s biggest product launches and key technology live demonstrations.

There will be new DTG machines on display - on the Ricoh, stand will be their new mid-range printer; Amaya Sales UK will be showcasing their newly released Texjet Echo 2 and Roland DG (UK) will be launching their first ever direct-to-garment solution the BT-12.

Sabur’s DGI HSFTIII will be on display for the very first time at SDUK 2019. This highspeed, dye-sublimation textile printer is designed to give high volume textile manufacturers a competitive edge. A must-see product for professionals in the home furnishings, fashion and sportswear sectors.

Hybrid Services/Mimaki will also be debuting the high performanceTS55 dye sublimation printer, a 1.9m transfer paper printer ideally suited to companies producing soft signage, retail graphics, fashion and sportswear.

William Smith will be enticing visitors with demonstrations of its key products including the latest addition to its décor materials portfolio - Squid Window Textile Film and Antalis will launch its new Coala Textiles range of  collection of printable textiles for signage and decoration.

The Magic Touch will introduce the new T.foil Dark transfer process, which allows the user to produce transfers quickly and cost effectively on almost any garment.

Live-demo areas & Seminar programme

The 2019 show features three live demonstration areas.

Textile Printing & Upholstery Demo in partnership with Your Print Specialists (YPS) a new textile printing and upholstery demo will showcase the power of digital print from artwork creation to finished furniture.

Anthony Devine, Founder and Creative Director of Ministry of Upholstery and star of BBC's ‘Money for Nothing’ programme will be bringing his pioneering upholstery school to the YPS stand.

Retail is Detail, in partnership with large format printing distributor and service provider Art Systems, will focus on the latest innovations in the retail signage industry, featuring cutting-edge products from Summa, HP and Onyx. Visitors can learn how to make their retail and point of sale projects more effective.

 Décor Live, hosted by The Antalis Academy, will focus on vinyl, wallcovering and magnetic substrates.

Aimed at companies with large format Inkjet technology, these sessions will give a complete overview on application, as well as practical hints and tips on installation.

A high quality programme taking place in the Main Stage theatre, will play host to a variety of industry experts and cover topics such as: A focus on retail, Interior Décor, Textile Print and Materials, Sustainability and the Environment, Print for Personalisation, and Colour Management and Workflow