Trade Fair

Trade Fair
Discover the latest products and services from manufacturers, retailers and our event partners. The Trade Fair will be located adjacent to the main conference venue, so you will have plenty of time to network:

Confirmed exhibitors


Icograda (the International Council of Graphic Design Associations) is the world body for professional communication design. Founded in 1963, Icograda promotes communication designers' vital role in society and commerce and unifies the voices of graphic designers and visual communicators worldwide.


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The Society of Graphic Designers of Canada (GDC) is a member-based organisation of design professionals, educators, administrators, students and associates in communications, marketing, media and design related fields.


Smallbox CMS is an easy-to-use yet powerful content management platform with comprehensive content control and configuration flexibility. With more than ten years of web development and programming experience, the team is dedicated to the successful integration of custom design with our powerful software-as-a-service content management system.


FunctionFox Systems Inc. is dedicated to providing simple, secure, web-based tools to help smaller companies improve productivity and profitability. The application TimeFox is the time and project tracking system of choice for professionals in advertising, design, web, communications, and all realms of creative service.


Not a design firm. And not a techno-babble-speaking group of computer geeks. We're right in the middle. Because between technology and creativity is where compelling web sites are born, sales are increased and market share is gained. We are a web agency.


Emily Carr Institute of Art + Design was founded in 1925 and is one of British Columbia's oldest post-secondary institutions and one of the world's leading arts institutions. Emily Carr encourages and enables all students to achieve the highest intellectual and creative potential and to achieve beyond their expectations.


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Hemlock Printers Ltd. has been proudly operating in Burnaby, British Columbia for the past forty years. Regarded as one of the largest commercial printers in the Pacific Northwest, Hemlock has grown from a one-man shop in 1968 to a state-of-the-art 79,000 square foot facility employing over 200 craftspeople.

From 11 - 17 October 2010, Optimism: Icograda Design Week Brisbane 2010 will promote dialogue on issues shaping the nature and relevance of communication design practice today. Optimism 2010 recognises the valuable contribution designers make to delivering benefits and results for business, community and culture. It will showcase businesses that embrace the power of good design to gain a competitive edge.


IdN magazine is an international publication for creative people on a mission to amplify and unify the design community in Asia-Pacific and other parts of the world. It has been an active organiser of many design-related events. It is devoted to bringing designers from around the globe together to communicate with, learn from and inspire one another.


Metropolitan Fine Printers is an award-winning Vancouver-based printing company, dedicated to environmentally progressive printing processes and superior reproduction. Metropolitan Fine Printers offers commercial printing, digital printing, large format and banner printing, bindery and finishing, and print project management services.



How to participate

Standard Trade Fair package: CAD $2500

• 3m x 3m space with shell scheme
• ad space in the Conference book
• listing on the event website
• one free conference pass

3m x 3m space only: CAD $1500


To book your space contact:

Congrex Holland
PO Box 302
1000 AH

The Netherlands

T: +31 20 50 40 200

F: +31 20 50 40 225