01. - 04. October 2024 | International Specialised Exhibition for Printing, Imaging and Packing

The COPIS fair in Sofia, an acronym for "Communication, Art, Print, Image, Sign," is an annual trade fair held in the fall, which has established itself as a B2B platform in Bulgaria. Since its inception in 2012 by the IEC Inter Expo Center, COPIS has emerged as a leading forum in the fields of printing, design, photography, advertising, visual communication, and packaging..

Held at the renowned IEC Inter Expo Center in Sofia, the event gathers an impressive array of exhibitors, including leading Bulgarian and international companies. These players showcase the latest trends and innovations in their industry, with substantial emphasis on the production and marketing of printed, illuminated, outdoor, and souvenir advertising. In doing so, COPIS builds on the legacy of the Expoprint & Pack Fair, expanding product diversity and reaching new target groups.

As a central hub for professionals, the fair attracts a growing audience of specialists from Bulgaria and neighboring countries each year. It offers an invaluable opportunity for networking, professional development, and knowledge exchange. Another feature of the fair is its commitment to advancing the industry, evidenced by presentations of progress in technology and creative thinking.

The highlights of the fair vary from year to year, often featuring special presentations, interactive demonstrations, and expert discussions aimed at pushing the boundaries of what's possible in the represented industries. It's not uncommon for groundbreaking new products and services to make their debut at COPIS.

The IEC Inter Expo Center, the fair's venue, is itself a modern facility that hosts a variety of events and stands out for its high-quality infrastructure, accessibility, and its ability to accommodate a wide range of exhibitors and visitors.

Overall, the COPIS fair represents a dynamic event that serves as a cornerstone for the advertising, printing, and communication industry in the region. It fosters business opportunities, supports the formation of partnerships, and drives innovations that shape the landscape of these sectors.

The COPIS will take place on 4 days from Tuesday, 01. October to Friday, 04. October 2024 in Sofia.

In 125 days
01.10.2024 - 04.10.2024*
Tuesday - Friday, 4 days
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Local time:
15:56 h (UTC +03:00)

Fair location:

IEC Inter Expo Center,
147, Tsarigradsko shose blvd., 1787 Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria


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IEC Inter Expo Center
147, Tsarigradsko shose blvd.
1784 Sofia, Bulgaria
Tel: + 359 (0)2 9655281
Fax: + 359 (0)2 9655231
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Past editions:
  • 13. - 15. September 2023
  • 05. - 07. October 2022
  • 29 Sep. - 01 Oct. 2021
  • 25. - 27. September 2019
  • 02. - 04. October 2018
    • 130 exhibitors
    • 6000 visitors
  • 27. - 29. September 2017
  • 05. - 07. October 2016
  • 30 Sep. - 02 Oct. 2015
  • 08. - 10. October 2014
  • 16. - 18. October 2013
  • 16. - 18. October 2012

Fair location:

IEC Inter Expo Center,
147, Tsarigradsko shose blvd., 1787 Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria


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Product groups: advertising agencies, advertising photography, flexography, graphic design, multimedia systems, packing equipemnt, packing machines, paper for packaging, paper for printing, photo studio equipement, photographic technology, plotters, pre-press, Printers, printers, printing machines for offset, printing materials, scanners, video projectors, visual communications, web design, wide format printing, …

Disclaimer: No responsibility is taken for the correctness of this information. Errors and alterations excepted! Fair dates and exhibition sites are subject to change by the respective trade fair organiser.


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Where does the COPIS taking place?
The COPIS fair takes place in Sofia, at the IEC Inter Expo Center.

When is the COPIS taking place?
Visit the COPIS from 01. - 04. October 2024.

How often does the COPIS take place?
The COPIS takes place annually.

What kind of fair is the COPIS?
The COPIS is an exhibition for Printing and Publishing, Media and Photography.