by DM

Thank you for your participation in the 2016 edition of Pakprint.

We hope to see you again in the next edition of the show.

PakPrint 2018, the 20th edition of Zimbabwe’s only International Specialised Exhibition for the Packaging and Printing Industry will be held in conjunction with the Zimbabwe International Trade Fair 2018.


PakPrint 2018 brings together the main players from printing and packaging sectors and associated industries. The expo will feature the latest technologies which promote efficiency, reduction of waste, recycling and eco-friendly production.

Why Participate?
  • This is an opportunity for you to showcase your products and services to regional and international visitors and exhibitors who will attend ZITF 2018. The SADC and COMESA regional blocs will be well represented.
  • Take advantage of the thousands of business visitors that are expected to attend the ZITF 2018.
  • There will be maximum exposure of your products and services to potential customers since ZITF 2018 runs for 5 days (3 business and 2 public days) and we confidently expect in excess of 800 exhibitors, both local and foreign to participate.
  • PakPrint was endorsed and supported by Zimbabwe Association of Packaging (ZAP), Master Printers Association, Food Manufacturers Association, ZimTrade, Confederation of Zimbabwe Industries (CZI), Zimbabwe National Chamber of Commerce (ZNCC), Zimbabwe Investment Authority (ZIA) and Ministry of Industry and Commerce.

Business Days: 24 – 26 April 2018
(No persons under the age of 18 admitted on Business Days)
Public Days: 28 – 28 April 2018
N.B. Spot sales permitted in all areas on last day of ZITF (Saturday 28 April 2018)
Opening Times: 9.00am – 5.00pm daily

Exhibitors Profile

On show will be lots of equipment and players in the food and beverages, chemicals and agro-chemicals, petroleum products, soap and detergents, household consumer products, industrial products, paper, pharmaceutical, tobacco, toiletries, cosmetics, horticulture are also expected to participate.

Anticipated participation is from: Botswana, China, Egypt, Ghana, Korea, Namibia, Mozambique, Pakistan, Russia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Visitors Profile

The exhibition is aimed at buyers who will be looking for equipment and accessories that will enhance quality and visual presentation of their products and services including those concerned with printing and packaging, manufacturers looking for upgraded processes for their consumer goods as well as designers and marketing professionals.

The exhibition is aimed at buyers who will be looking for equipment and accessories that will enhance quality and visual presentation of their products and services.

Journalists, photographers, radio and television personnel who wish to cover ZITF 2018 for their newspapers, magazines, news agencies, radio, television or newsreel networks, are invited to indicate in the media accreditation form full names of persons who will be carrying out the exercise. We will then be able to issue you with press passes well in advance of the ZITF opening date.

The important dates and times for ZITF 2018 are as follows:
DURATION: April 24 – 28 2018
OPENING TIMES: 9.00 am to 5.00 pm
OFFICIAL OPENING: April 28 at 2:00 pm
BUSINESS DAYS: 24 – 26 April 2018

No restriction on the number of passes to each medium will be put PROVIDED THEY ARE USED BY YOUR PERSONNEL IN THEIR OFFICIAL CAPACITY.
Media Validation Requirements

ZITF reserves the right to request the following validations before granting accreditation:

Recognised Media or Press Card issued by their employers,
Positive identification of journalistic employment e.g. letter of assignment on official letterhead from the Editor or Bureau Chief.
Freelance journalists may be requested to provide two by line editorial stories.

ZITF 2018 Media Accreditation Form

Air Shafts
Barcode Printing/Verification
Binding Equipment
Blister Packaging
Bookbinding Equipment/Material
Business Card Printer
Business Forms Equipment
Carbonless Paper
Coding and Marketing Equipment
Collating Equipment
Colour Matching
Computerised Control
Contols, Tension
Converting Machinery
Costing Systems
Cutting Rules/Sticks
Cylinder Engraving/Processing
Cylinder Repair (electrochemical metalising)
Desktop Publishing
Die Cutting
Digital Printing/Proofing Systems
Doctor Blades
Document Systems
Encapsulation Equipment

Filing Systems
Film Processing Chemicals
Flexo Printing Equipment
Foiling Materials/Equipment
Glueing Machines
Graphic Art Supplies
Gravure Printing Equipment
Guillotines/Guillotine Knives
Hot Melt Sealing
Hot Stamping Foil/Equipment
Imaging Systems
Ink-Jet Printing
Inspection Equipment
Labeling Systems
Label Printing Equipment
Label Stock
Laminating Equipment
Laser Engravers
Laser Printers/Engravers
Letterpress Printing Machinery
Non-Paper Substrates
Numbering Equipment
Offset Litho Printing Machinery
Pad Printing Equipment
Paper and Board
Paper Handling Equipment
Paper Trimmers
Perforating Equipment
Photopolymer Printing Plates
Platemaking Equipment
Plate Processing Chemicals

Poster Printers
Press Room Chemicals
Printability Testers
Printing Ancillaries
Print Education/Training
Printing Plates
Printing Presses
Printing Services (engineering)
Proofing Equipment
Reconditioned Machinery
Recruitment Services
Reel Handling/Turning
Rollers, Anilox
Rolls, Embossing
Rolls, Laminating
Rotary Cutters
Rotary Label Printing
Rubber Stamp Supplies
Self-adhesive Label Stock
Sheet Feeding/Cutting
Shrinkwrap Systems
Signwriting Products
Silkscreen Products
Spare Parts/Accessories/Retrofit
Stamping Foils
Static Eliminators

Exhibitors List for 2018 is available on request.

Please contact us for participation costs.

To view the Pakprint 2016 flyer, please click the button.