GlassPrint 2023

Europe’s only dedicated event for the decoration of glass, the GlassPrint conference and exhibition will return to Düsseldorf, Germany on 25–26 April 2023. Call for papers and discounted early bird registration have been announced. The full version of this article appears in the July/August 2022 issue that has been mailed globally and is also now available free of charge in the digital archive*.

GlassPrint 2023

Decoration is a key process in the manufacture of architectural, automotive and hollow glass, adding considerable value to the end product. GlassPrint 2023 is a two-day event that will present the latest trends and developments for the decoration of all types of glass.

The ninth edition of the exhibition, GlassPrint 2023 follows the 2019 event that was deemed an outstanding success by approximately 200 international glassmakers, decorators, end-users, brand owners, OEMs and leading suppliers in attendance.

Call for papers

From the Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel in Düsseldorf, experts will present the latest advanced technologies in an expanded conference programme that will demonstrate processes and ideas to enhance end products, cut production costs and make processes more efficient.

GlassPrint organisers are inviting potential speakers representing suppliers to the glass decoration sector to submit abstracts by 15 August for consideration (please submit to Dave Fordham:

In addition, a series of keynote speeches from industry figureheads will complement the technical programme.

Early bird registration

For a limited time, attendees can take advantage of a reduced ‘early bird’ delegate fee at of only €525, including access to all presentations, exhibition displays, refreshments, lunch and dinner. Discounts are available for multiple delegate bookings – call +44 (0) 1342 315032 for more details. With space limited at the hotel venue, early registration is highly recommended.

Networking opportunities

GlassPrint 2023 will feature an evening dinner and networking opportunities in an accompanying tabletop exhibition area. Exhibitors who displayed the latest developments in inks, pre-press technology, printing equipment and supplies at GlassPrint 2019 included: AROJA XORFEX, Cerinnov, ChemStream, Curvink, Encres Dubuit, Fenzi, Fermac, Ferro, glasstec / Messe Düsseldorf, Glass Global, Glass Processing Bernroitner, Global Inkjet Systems, Grünig-Interscreen, Inkcups, ISIMAT, Kissel + Wolf, Koenig & Bauer Kammann, Laboratory of Applied NanoSciences COMATEC-LANS (HEIG-VD/HES-SO), Lüscher, Marabu, PVF, RKS, Saati, Sefar, SIAK Transfers, SignTronic, SPS TechnoScreen, Sun Chemical, Tecno5 (Cerve) and Thieme.

Organisers and supporters

In recognition of its importance on the global glass event calendar, GlassPrint is powered by glasstec and jointly co-organised by Chameleon Business Media (publishers of Glass Worldwide) and ESMA, the European Specialist Printing Manufacturers Association.

Further Information: 

tel: +44 1342 315032

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