Tarsus Group, organizer of the Labelexpo Global Series, has today announced that Labelexpo Europe
2022 has been rescheduled, with the event now taking place 11-14 September 2023. The organizing
team has made the decision to move the event dates in light of the significant supply chain pressures
the European label industry is currently experiencing coupled with the fast-evolving situation in
The decision comes on the back of close consultation with exhibitors, associations and the wider
industry, with many directly impacted by the shortage of components and materials. These
shortages, triggered by the pandemic, have been escalating over recent months with long lead times
now disrupting the supply chain in Europe. With the event set to take place in just under two
months’ time the lack of forward visibility led the event team to reschedule in the best interests of
the label community.
Lisa Milburn, Labelexpo managing director, explained: “Firstly, I’d like to acknowledge the support
we have had from the industry with many committing to Labelexpo Europe in spite of the issues
many of them are currently dealing with, we know the decision to reschedule the show will be as
disappointing for them as it is for us. This has been a very difficult decision for us to make, we have
been working tirelessly to overcome the supply chain issues and produce the show the industry
needs, especially in light of the challenges of the past two years. Unfortunately these issues have
proven to be insurmountable at this stage so we feel that rescheduling is the responsible decision to
Jules Lejeune, managing director, FINAT, also commented: “FINAT fully understands and supports
the decision that has been taken. Given the existing shortages of chips and components, the current
shortages of paper and other consumables to produce labels, and now the major geopolitical
uncertainties caused by the situation in Ukraine, there are simply too many hurdles to overcome.
FINAT remains a proud supporter of the world’s leading trade exhibition for the label and package
printing industry. We admire our longstanding partner Labelexpo for taking this extremely difficult
decision, and for putting the interests of the industry first.”
Given the rescheduling of Labelexpo Europe the next major global event for the package printing
industry will be Labelexpo Americas which will take place at the Donald E. Stephens Convention
Center, Chicago, 13-15 September 2022. Other upcoming Labelexpo events this year include
Labelexpo Asia (28 June-1 July), Labelexpo India (10-13 November) and Labelexpo South China (7-9
December).End –
For further information about Labelexpo, please contact:
Paul Connelly, marketing director, Labelexpo Global Series at pconnelly@labelexpo.com