International Fair Poster Competition 2023

The 25th Annual International Fair Poster Competition is a competition that celebrates creativity and originality of modern exhibition marketing, in the classical poster format.

Winners announced for the 25th International Fair Poster Competition

UFI, The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, and the International Fair Plovdiv have jointly announced “PharmaLytica”, by Head of Design, Parag Bandodkar and Senior Visualiser, Kamlesh Murudkar, for Informa Markets India as the Premium Grand Award Winner of the 25th International Fair Poster Competition.

Held annually, the competition celebrates creativity and originality of modern exhibition marketing, in the classical poster format.

The 2023 edition had two categories: Category 1, which had the theme of “Generic Promotion: General image posters promoting the exhibition industry as a whole”, and Category 2, which had the theme “Promotion of the exhibition industry on the subject of ‘face-to-face’ or post-pandemic recovery.”

For Category 1, the jury selected “International Tourism Fair 2019”, designed by Kreativa Unlimited d.o.o. Belgrade for Belgrade Fair as the winner. “Bridging the gap”, designed by Manager – Design Love Gupta for Messe Dusseldorf India Pvt Ltd. was selected as runner-up.

For Category 2, the jury selected “BEC-PUMPS & VALVES”, designed by TRUPP from Bilbao Exhibition Centre (Spain) for second place. “Affiche Foire de Paris 2022”, from COMEXPOSIUM PARIS (France) and designed by Les Petites Madeleines (Fidback), followed in third place.

Runners-up – Category 2:

  • “Lion Dance with Textile Elements”, designed by Dale Young from made of DNA (Shanghai) Visual Consultancy Co., Ltd for GL Events (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
  • “MADRID COMIC POP UP 2022”, by ANEKE of MAKING SCIENCE for IFEMA MADRID

 

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