You are welcome to a fantastic year of fortune! Without doubt, I know 2024 will be a great year – full of groundbreaking innovations, business breakthroughs and opportunities. In the last 3 years, issues related to hitherto pandemic have not only died down but have also presented new ideas for the world for capitalise on. Subsequently, the innovative outcomes have gone through practical tests for the world to strategically, sustainably and profitably work with. In view of this, the onus now lies on discerning entrepreneurs and professionals to continue to key in for guaranteed life-changing successes as this year goes by. Fortunately for Ghana, an added advantage is the fact that this is an election year with limitless business opportunities for professionals in the printing value chain. So, I say again; welcome to a prosperous 2024!
WHAT’S IN THIS FIRST EDITION FOR 2024?
As the much anticipated drupa year coupled with many renowned international print and allied exhibitions taking place in different locations around the world this year, this edition kicks off with SPECIAL FEATURE INTERVIEW of Mr. George Pearson – Regional Director, Afrocet Montgomery on Ghana’s biggest packaging, processing, printing, and plastics exhibition – PROPAK GHANA 2024 titled: “WE ARE REALLY EXCITED TO BE HEADING BACK TO ACCRA FOR YEAR TWO”. Turn to pages 14 and 15 to find out what informs his excitement. This enthusiasm also reverberates to Head of Brand, Marketing & Business Development – Mr. Shreeman Narayan at Jay Kay Industries & Investments LTD who believes adapting to changing consumer needs, integrating technology and focusing on sustainability are key success factors in our dynamic market. Flip over to pages 16, 17, 22 and 23 for the SPECIAL FEATURE INTERVIEW captioned: “WE WILL CONTINUE TO LAUNCH MORE PRODUCTS THIS YEAR IN PAPER-BASED PACKAGING WITH NEW TECHNOLOGIES”.
Before the next interview on drupa, this edition’s SPECIAL FEATURE ARTICLE starts off from the report on the impacts of China largest and most influential paper event: 19TH INTERNATIONAL PULP & PAPER INDUSTRY EXPO-CHINA HOLDS MAY 28 TO 30. After finding this out on page 28, then proceed to POSTSHOW REPORT on the recently held GULF PRINT & PACK 2024 whose positive outcome was declared: SUCCESSFUL GULF PRINT & PACK 2024 COMES TO A CLOSE. Check this out on pages 30 and 31. And if you are a packaging professional who desires to know the latest developments in your field, SPECIAL FEATURE ARTICLE on pages 32, 33 and 34 rightly captioned: GREAT INTERACTIVE PACKAGING TRENDS FOR 2024 should interest you on your journey ahead for a successful year 2024 and beyond as you take a cue from great ideas from the exposé.
To everyone, find out how to get the most from your business and life in 2024 through mentorship from this edition’s COVER STORY (on pages 18, 19 and 20) written by Dr. Colin Thompson captioned: WORKING SMARTER IN 2024: HOW TO GET MORE FROM YOUR BUSINESS AND LIFE WITH MENTORSHIP.
Without an iota of doubt, the expectation for the world’s no. 1 event for print and crossmedia solutions – drupa is quite high. Understandably, this is anticipated after an eight-year hiatus. That is why we present Ms. Sabine Geldermann – Director drupa, Portfolio Print Technologies at Messe Düsseldorf GmbH to uncover Messe Düsseldorf competence to offer all participants the best platform for an invaluable experience throughout the eleven-day world showpiece. Turn to pages 24, 25, 26 and 27 to know what drupa has in stock for you as you prepare to attend world’s leading trade fair on print technologies for inspiration, innovation, top-class knowledge transfer and intensive networking.
Other carefully selected international PRINT AND ALLIED EXHIBITIONS (PEP) THROUGHOUT 2024 can be found on page 21. For more information on how to attend any, do get in touch with me via WhatsApp on +234803 862 9114, +234901 239 9805 or call +23350 916 6828 to know what to do for a stress-free, professional and invaluable traveling experience that WHERE To Print PEP Team is known by. You can also send me an email via: email@example.com to get detailed priceless tips for your successful visa outcome.
As I look forward to your call/ correspondence, do not forget to also flip through this bumper edition to keep abreast of happenings recorded in the last two months across our industry in particular and the world of print in general in our PRINT IMPACT AROUND GHANA (from page 8) and PRINT IMPACT AROUND THE WORLD (from page 10) respectively.
EMBRACE WARMTH AND KINDNESS TO SHOW YOUR GRATITUDE!
As we thank you all – our committed readers, unalloyed clients and worthy partners – we also enjoin you all to please be grateful to others by showing warmth and kindness to the next person. Not everyone will have the same story to tell regarding business opportunities and breakthroughs. As we do not have similar length of fingers, so does our individual lives differ. We must therefore ensure that we share what we can in every possible way.
If you can only give a smile to brighten someone’s day, please do! Happiness is a virtue that we must not forfeit in this journey of life in order to maintain an equilibrium of health. We should also endeavour to show empathy to those around us, be it family, friends, or even total strangers. Spread love, joy, and peace wherever you go. Trust me, you will feel such satisfaction you have almost never experienced before! Furthermore, be kind. Kindness is like karma – you might never know when you might get it back – but you will definitely reap it back, one way or another. Besides, we should not be kind because we want to be shown kindness too, we should be kind because it is the right thing to do.
Once again, we’re grateful to you all for your patronage. Enjoy the rest of this wonderful business year and do continue to do good!
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