Agfa’s Holmes to explore inkjet special effects for value-added printing at BC Sign & Graphics Show

Brent Holmes, Agfa Graphics’ Account Manager for Western Canada (responsible for the OEM’s wide-format equipment product portfolio) will reveal to attendees how differentiate themselves from their competition by introducing various inkjet printing techniques that enhance and embellish graphics, in a special session titled Dimensional Printing. It’ll take place at 3 pm on Friday, April 20, 2018. Holmes has over 20 years’ experience in the printing and graphic arts industry. Prior to joining Agfa, he was an Equipment Specialist with Access Imaging/Grimco in Calgary, Alberta, and has also worked at HP Canada, Unisource Canada, Fuji Graphic Systems Canada, and Staedtler-Mars.

Brent Holmes.
Brent Holmes.

The BC Sign & Graphics Show, a free-to-attend tradeshow organized by the BC Sign Association, will be held at the Delta Burnaby Hotel & Conference Centre’s Grand Ballroom, located at 4331 Dominion Street in Burnaby, British Columbia, Friday, April 20 (10 am to 5 pm) and Saturday, April 21 (10 am to 3 pm), 2018. The BC Sign & Graphics Show is the region’s premier graphics and networking event that attracts attendees primarily from Western Canada and the U.S., to see all the latest industry products, services, equipment, information and technology that the Canadian sign industry has to offer.

The Delta Burnaby Hotel & Conference Centre.
Delta Burnaby Hotel & Conference Centre.

Other helpful seminars will include: 3M Design and Architecture with Andy Stilin of 3M; Colour Management with Ernst Vegt of Coast Imaging Arts; City of Vancouver’s new sign bylaw and user guides with Kristen Elkow; Point of Purchase, Retail Messaging and Signage with Kevin Crawford of ORAFOL; and The Art & Science of Visual Communication with Alex Fortin of 10NET.

Limited seating is available, so please register now (and get additional visitor and exhibitor information) at




Tony Curcio is the editor of Graphic Arts Magazine.