The 2021 edition of drupa was cancelled due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. The next fair will take place from 28 May to 7 June 2024.
The organisers will be holding a four-day digital event entitled “virtual.drupa“: this will take place from 20 to 23 April 2021 during the time frame drupa was originally scheduled for.
“The pandemic has caused a great deal of uncertainty among exhibitors and visitors in terms of their attendance at drupa 2021. Travel restrictions and budget constraints have further exacerbated the situation in the printing industry, so we have taken this decision in consultation with our partners, who are entirely supportive of it. It was preceded by a detailed process of considering the current conditions and the needs of the industry”, has explained Erhard Wienkamp, COO at Messe Düsseldorf.
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