Our Headline Sponsor

Realt is Irelands leading Independent Paper Merchant offering same day delivery service in Dublin and next day delivery nationwide. 

A paper one stop shop for any print requirement be it Litho, Laser, Inkjet or digital. Réalt have been supplying Paper and board for over 40 years to the packaging and print houses in Ireland.

Three times winner of the IPA “Customer Service Award”, Réalt are delighted to be headline sponsor of this years Irish Print Awards.

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For Canon Ireland, the power of print is growing exponentially. Cutting edge technology is combining with traditional print, allowing creativity and passion to flourish in the industry. Print is now smarter, more effective and more inspiring than ever – and the possibilities are endless. “Canon has always strived to inspire our customers with insight and ideas”, says Philip Brady, Head of Canon Ireland. “We believe wholeheartedly that print has unrivalled potential to unleash the full impact of creative ideas, which is why we are excited to support another year of creativity at the Irish Print Awards.”
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The key to your success lies in the coordinated interaction of people, processes, materials, and machines. We are a reliable and competent partner for all your printing needs. Our user-friendly systems, customized products, and innovative services deliver maximum production quality, make controlling complex processes easier, and help you to avoid errors – all along your production chain. The result: efficiency at the touch of a button. We call it Simply Smart. The advantage for you: simpler and more productive processes thanks to an intelligent, comprehensive, and integrated portfolio optimally tailored to your needs.

The Irish Printing Federation (IPF) is the premier representative body for firms in the print and packaging industry in Ireland.  The Irish Printing Federation  has represented companies in the industry since 1899 and has been at the forefront of technological, commercial and strategic change in the sector for over 110 years!

Manroland Sheetfed is a leading global producer of sheetfed offset printing presses and related technologies for commercial packaging and publishing applications.

Founded in 1871 on the finest traditions of German engineering excellence, the company is a global watchword for quality, precision, and supreme reliability

Quadient Ireland has been supporting Irish businesses since 1979. Based in Dublin, we offer our customers the very best in customer support, with account managers and service engineers located throughout the country. With the acquisition of Print & Finishing Equipment Limited in April 2012, Quadient Ireland established a dedicated graphics team to supply the print and sign-making industries with a range of state-of-the-art kit including leading brands such as Roland, Duplo, Mohr, IDEAL, Komfi, CWT, Jetrix, Neolt, Multigraf and our own range of Ambassador Media.

Business Post is a trusted and iconic Irish media brand. With a strong print and digital presence, it is the only Irish-owned Sunday newspaper in the market and has a well-established reputation for independent, innovative, and quality journalism. The Business Post is now the flagship brand in the wider Business Post Media Group, which also includes, Irish Tatler, Food & Wine, Auto Ireland, conference & exhibition company iQuest/Business Post Live, TV advertising sales company Post TV, Red C Research, Smart Speakers and data & technology companies Tribe 101 and Digital DNA. For more information on the Business Post, subscribe at

Alphagraphics has been the independent partner of choice for supplying printing and packaging consumables throughout Ireland for over 30 years.

From sign-making sole traders to label and carton printers, our experience, range and service mean we have all the bases covered and the needs of our customers at the heart of everything we do.

MISSION: As a wholly-owned Irish Company, with head office in Dublin and a branch office in Belfast, GPMI’s future strategy is to develop in the Irish market, combining a comprehensive range of high-quality products from brand leaders, with high-standard, industry-specific customer service.

Recognising and appreciating every link in the merchant chain, we aim to focus on all aspects of our bespoke offering; customer service (with experienced sales, engineering and distribution teams), dedicated account managers for sector-specific organisations (commercial print, large format digital, LED lighting, packaging and sign-making), all delivering added value for our customers.

VISION: to be Ireland’s leading supplier to graphical printers & convertors with paper, board & plastics and supplying latest technology print solutions.
To earn, and retain, the respect and loyalty of our customers in the graphic and paper industry by providing the very best products for their needs, in the very best manner possible.

Xeikon, digital printing solutions like no other.
We design, build, install and maintain complete digital printing solutions for labels & packaging, document & commercial and folding carton.

Direct. Dedicated. Digital.
If you look at our LED-array-based technology, flexible workflows, application-tuned dry toners and complete Suites designed to grow with you, sure, you could say we're quite dedicated to digital printing.

Our vision is to create technology that makes life better for everyone, everywhere — every person, every organization, and every community around the globe. This motivates us — inspires us — to do what we do. To make what we make. To invent, and to reinvent. To engineer experiences that amaze. We won’t stop pushing ahead, because you won’t stop pushing ahead. You’re reinventing how you work. How you play. How you live. With our technology, you’ll reinvent your world.

This is our calling. This is a new HP.
Keep reinventing.

EBB is Ireland & the UK’s leading independent paper and board supplier. Our aim is to combine service excellence with a people friendly approach, setting the standard for best practice in our industry. Formed in 1922, the company is now into its fourth generation of Elliott ownership and management and our centenary year sees us able to supply the whole of Ireland & the UK from eleven state-of-the-art distribution depots using our own fleet of vehicles. Our reputation for delivering paper and board on time, every time, is probably without equal within the trade.

Our policy is to stock paper & board in significant depth locally to customers, offering maximum choice with unrivalled delivery. The company makes close to 1,000 deliveries per day. We stock over 30,000 tonnes (50,000+ pallets) of paper & board, the majority of EBB products are market leaders with a proven track record within the industry.

(EBB is a trading name of Uniboard Ltd and Elliott Baxter & Co Ltd)

Our Charity Partner

Self Help Africa is dedicated to ending hunger and poverty in rural Africa.

250 million people in Africa, farmers and their families, suffer hunger and malnutrition, struggling in extreme rural poverty without enough food; left behind by rising economic growth.

Self Help Africa is a leading international development charity with an expertise in small-scale farming and growing family-farm businesses. We are motivated by injustice, by our expertise in small-scale agriculture and family-farm business, and the opportunity we have to help small farmers change the lives of their families.