Business International Group of Companies (BI) hosted a multi-vendor event - GraphX18, which is an Exposition of Digital Print & Finishing Technology that took place at the Conference Centre, Crowne Plaza Hotel on the 21st of March 2018 in Bahrain. BI is better known as Xerox in Bahrain.
GraphX18 unique saw the participation of multiple global partners exhibiting together for the first time to bring the best in pre-press, digital automation, digital print, finishing, wide format technical & signage technology, photo production and decorative transfer solutions to Bahrain.
Many known players participated in the event like, Xerox, HP, OKI Pro, Vivid, Graphtec, Magic Touch, and Technova.
Xerox showcased Digital Print Presses on both Mono & Colour, Pre-Press and Automation Technologies. Uniquely from Xerox, for the very first time in Bahrain, the award-winning Xerox Versant 3100 Digital Colour Press  has been unveiled.
HP showcased wide format colour technology addressing both the technical (CAD/GIS) market space and Digital Signage Technology. For the first time in Bahrain, HP launched PageWide 4500 Wide Format Colour Multi-Function and the HP 335 Latex Print & Cut Signage solution.
OKI Pro showcased the Graphic Art Pro series Printers with unique 5 colour and Neon & White Toner capability for image transfer applications such as printing on Fabric/T shirts.
Vivid showcased award winning Lamination & Foiling Technologies. Graphtec showcased Flatbed Cutting Solutions for post-production finishing. Magic Touch showcased solution for affordable full colour transfer printing. Technova showcased digital Media – Cut sheet & Wide Format solutions.
Over 300 attendees from  the Government, defence, architects, engineering bureaus, construction companies, consultants, Bahrain’s print for pay companies and graphic arts/advertising agencies were present.