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Issue 102 | Week 3 - MAY 2011

 

Sign Africa
SIGN AFRICA ROADSHOW WRAPS UP IN CAPE TOWN
The successful Cape Town leg of the Roadshow took place at the CTICC on 11th and 12th May. The more than 1600 visitors interacted with suppliers and manufacturers of all means of visual communication, including digital signage, display systems, digital printing, in-store media, point of sale and point of purchase marketing solutions, packaging, as well as indoor and outdoor advertising mediums.
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GRAFICOMP LAUNCHES BAMBOO RANGE AT SIGN AFRICA ROADSHOW
The company has been appointed the South African distributor for Hehe Bamboo Displays, which they showcased at the Sign Africa Roadshow in Cape Town. This innovative, eco-friendly solution is ideal for all types of product and point of sale displays and perfect for businesses that are serious about going green.
NEW OK LED’S AVAILABLE FROM NGS
LED’s or Light Emitting Diodes are easy to install and provide a neat, clean finish to illuminated signage. Neon and Graphic Supplies (NGS) now proudly offer the signage industry a comprehensive range of quality, imported LED's. Suitable for interior and exterior use, OK LED’s offer brilliantly 'bright' illumination and are robust and virtually unbreakable.
HEXIS EXHIBITS CAST FILMS AT FESPA DIGITAL 2011
The company will demonstrate its Latex digital printing film and gloss laminate for wrapping applications at the expo, taking place from 24-27 May in Hamburg. Both films are free of all materials with certain environmental issues such as PVC, solvents, plasticisers and heavy metals.
 Sign Africa Roadshow
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GRAFITYP ENTERS WRAPPED VEHICLES IN EUROPEAN RACES
The branding company aims to create awareness of its products by entering the exciting world of the European Pro/Am FIA GT3 and the Le Mans Series of races, as a partner of the popular European ProSpeed Competition race team.
OHMSA FRESHENS UP OH! AWARDS PROGRAMME
The association has freshened up the programme with a new logo, revised categories and a new name - the OH! Awards 2010.
JWT HOSTS PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBITION AND AUCTION FOR CHARITY
The exhibition as seen through the lens of Iris Barrera is entitled ‘Tracing Evidence’ and showcases a unique perspective of abstract elements. David Bullard has graciously agreed to conduct the auction at no cost. The photographs on exhibit can also be purchased with proceeds from the sale being donated to the Avril Elizabeth Home.
 WONSA
ENCYCLOMEDIA LAUNCH FIRST SA PROJECT
The Indian company has now expanded to South Africa with their launch of their advertising campaign for McDonalds. The company designed the artwork for a 1000sqm building wrap for a building in Sandton.
THE ABF AND SPECIALISED EXHIBITIONS RAISE INDUSTRY AWARENESS AT MARKEX 2011
Two Markex World of Events take place this year, just two months apart, bringing the best B2B direct marketing opportunity to buyers and sellers of marketing, promotional, eventing and branding goods and services in both Johannesburg and Cape Town. Kicking off in Gauteng at Sandton Convention Centre from 7 to 9 June, Markex World of Events then returns to Cape Town International Convention Centre, for the first time in three years, from 23 to 25 August.
USHIO SHOWCASES LASER FIBRE SYSTEM AT ISA
Viscom Africa was at the International Sign Expo in Las Vegas to see the company's new neon RGB laser fibre illuminator. The system contains red, green and blue colours which can be independently modulated.
 Viscom Africa
CLASSIC PHOTOSHOP TUTORIAL

This week we look at a fun tutorial, demostrating how to create a face and flag blend in Photoshop. Enjoy!

FUNNY SIGNS OF THE WEEK

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