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New opportunities for businesses and industries at Expo 2020 Dubai


Scenic photos on display at Expo 2020 Dubai.

Staff Reporter, Gulf Today

As the sole official Printing and Imaging Provider at Expo 2020 Dubai, Canon brings its imaging expertise and high-speed printing to support a range of onsite activities including managed print services to run Expo 2020 Dubai’s back-office operations, print display galleries, souvenir printing, accreditation and onsite registration printing.

Canon will also host a series of interactive events and programmes to promote using the power of imagery to capture, preserve and share with the world the most inspiring transformative ideas showcased at the exhibition. Canon’s interactive events and programmes align with Expo 2020 Dubai’s pillars of Opportunity, Mobility and Sustainability in addition to Canon’s corporate priority platforms of the ‘Future of the Planet’, the ‘Future of People in It’ and the ‘Future of what is Possible.

Tuesdays@EXPO launched on Oct.5 and will take place on each Tuesday of every month throughout the six months of Expo 2020 Dubai. Canon will provide opportunities for businesses, industries and professionals to embrace innovative solutions, products and services addressing a different vertical each month including Signage, Healthcare, Education, Resellers, SMBs, and Graphic Arts. It consists of a series of inspirational keynotes, practical advice, interactive technology demonstrations as well as the latest market insights that can help businesses throughout the region to recover after a challenging year. The all-new events aim to help professionals shape a positive business future and serve as an opportunity for businesses to take their communication tools to a new level.

Shadi Bakhour, B2B Business Unit Director, Canon Middle East, said: “At Canon, we invest heavily in R&D to create products and solutions that enable businesses to maximise growth and productivity. Our leading range of solutions and innovative products cater to businesses large and small across a wide range of industries.

“We are proud to partner with Expo 2020 Dubai. Through our imaging heritage and expertise, we will bring a vast range of secure technology and solutions to the world’s greatest show to protect the data of an estimated 300,000 accreditations. In addition, we are helping operations on site to be more efficient by providing managed print services, state-of-the-art printers and the latest smart office solutions.

“Our interactive business events at Expo 2020 Dubai are a direct reflection of Canon’s ongoing commitment to give businesses guidance and support, especially in the post-pandemic environment. Our experts will lead discussions on the crucial components and insights needed to help businesses to recover.”

Throughout the six months, Canon will reveal a series of activities to support these industries including its Education for Life programme that aims to deliver a seamless student experience through solutions such as managed print services, document digitisation and on demand document production. Its new partner programme helps resellers expand their offering so that they can reach new customers and grow their businesses. Canon will also tap into the demand of the SMB market by showcasing the latest technologies and solutions that boost productivity and optimise time and costs for small businesses.

Canon’s graphic arts solutions and inkjet printing technology will take over the last month of Expo 2020 Dubai, making it an ideal platform for print service providers seeking to exceed customer expectations and grow their businesses.

Founded in 1937, the desire to continuously innovate has kept Canon at the forefront of imaging excellence throughout its 80-year history and has commitments to invest in the right areas and capture growth opportunities. From cameras to commercial printers, and business consultancy to healthcare technologies, Canon enriches lives and businesses through imaging innovation.

Canon’s corporate philosophy is Kyosei - ‘living and working together for the common good’. In EMEA, Canon Europe pursues sustainable business growth, focusing on reducing its own environmental impact and supporting customers to reduce theirs using Canon’s products, solutions and services. Canon invests heavily in R&D to deliver the richest and most innovative products and services to satisfy customers’ creative needs. From amateur photographers to professional print companies, Canon enables each customer to realise their own passion for image.

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