Comprehensive seminar programmes at Sign & Digital UK 2008
 Sign & Digital UK 2008 returns to the
Birmingham NEC on 22-24 April 2008,
with a host of seminars, workshops and
theatres that are sure to draw the crowds.

The various events are split into four
sections. First up is the Sign & Digital UK
Seminar theatre, covering a wide range of
topics that are guaranteed to attract a
wide variety of visitors.

The issues surrounding the environmental
impact of your business are to be well
catered for at the Sign & Digital UK
theatre. There are two companies
conducting seminars within the theatre,
looking at different aspects and benefits
of 'going green'. Steve Lister, business
development manager at Robert Horne
Sign & Display will be looking at the issues
surrounding greener products, while
Steve Wicks of Greenprint Consultancy will
examine how businesses are best able to
market their environmentally responsible
activities, to both new and existing

Visitors to the show will also be able to
hear from two companies that have
travelled from the USA, especially to talk
at the show. Sawgrass Technologies is
hosting an introduction to the benefits of
dye sublimation, which will be led by John
Barker, programme manager on the
acclaimed 'Project Sublimation'
educational series. Great Garment
Graphics on the other hand is a specialist
personalisation company, from which Mel
Meibers will be holding a series of
seminars looking at growing a business
with heat printing, through to advanced
user techniques when heat printing.
Another exciting announcement at the
Sign & Digital UK theatre, will be the
re-launch of the DSPA, the trade
association for the UK's print specialists
and manufacturers. DSPA president, Peter
Kiddell, and newly appointed business
manager, John Keith, will be on-hand to
answer questions and communicate their
vision for the future of this essential

In addition, the Walsall College theatre
will return with a series of master classes
encompassing a wide range of topics,
from vehicle wrapping to the benefits of
white ink. Run in conjunction with Roland
DG, the educational master classes are
designed to demonstrate key techniques
and skills needed both for young trainees
and those looking to expand their skill

Finally, following the success of previous
shows, Adobe and Corel return, and will be
running their own workshops sharing
hints, tips and expert advice on the use of
their applications.

The Adobe theatre will see Terry Steeley,
of Iridius, conducting workshops on a
broad range of subjects including Adobe
Illustrator CS3, Adobe Photoshop CS3,
and Adobe Acrobat 8.0 Professional. While
Richard West, from Apple, will be looking
at the benefits and features of running OS
X Leopard, the brand new operating
system from Apple, and Aperture 1.5,
where RAW power meets raw power.

Suzanne Smith, of Corel UK, will be
leading visitors through a series of
seminars looking at the practical
capabilities of the new software packages
from Corel, including CorelDRAW Graphics
Suite X4 and Corel PHOTO-PAINT X4.

For further information, full seminar
timetables and to register for your free
ticket visit www.signanddigitaluk.com.