FESPA Aust carries on BBQ tradition in Melbourne

Over 60 enthusiastic members of Australia’s wide format print industry attended FESPA Australia’s annual BBQ at the Royal South Yarra Lawn Tennis Club in Melbourne last week.

After a tough year of long lockdowns and border closures, FESPA Australia president Nigel Davies said it was fantastic to see members of the industry again and share stories and news.

Catching up: Stuart Gittus (left), Active Display Group; Nigel Spicer, Cactus Imaging (middle) and Ewen Donaldson, Vivad (right)

The BBQ event has now been running for over 30 years and each year seems to get bigger and better.

“It was a fantastic evening and it was especially great to see each other again and meet with people from all parts of the industry to hear their news and share their stories,” Davies said.

“Life-long friendships start at these events and it is especially rewarding that members of such a diverse community can share many things in common.”

FESPA Australia President Nigel Davies (centre) with Image Magazine editor Colleen Bate and Kine Graffiti Managing Director Josie De Sousa-Reay

The event was sponsored by ESKO, HVG Graphics, Spicers, Kissel + Wolf, Cactus Imaging and Mulford Plastics.

Durst Oceania managing director Matt Ashman (left) with Phil Rennell (right)
Attendees gather at the FESPA Australia annual BBQ in Melbourne
FESPA Australia members gather at the BBQ event
Cactus Imaging founder Keith Ferrel and Richard Horrocks, Phantom Imaging

FESPA Australia is the peak industry Association that connects you to the global resources of over 16,000 printers worldwide who share national and international knowledge. We provide a range of services and support for companies that add value through graphic imaging of products and materials. Our members include leading digital printers, screen printers, sign makers and promotional product printers manufacturing a diverse range of products.

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