Avi Shapira is the Owner and CEO of Shapira-Waxman, which was established by Avi and his partner Mr Yossi Waxman, 20 years ago. Over the years, Shapira-Waxman has won several international design prizes for stand and pavilion designs.
Shapira-Waxman employs a talented team that combine creativity with innovation, passion for design, out-of-the box and economical thinking. The company is presently one of world's leading design and production suppliers of stands and pavilions for international exhibitions, with an excellent reputation.
Avi Shapira has worked at IBC shows for more than 15 years as a booth designer and for the last three years as a juror, choosing the best designs and use of space for IBC Best Stand Design Awards.
Avi believes that companies need to figure out a way to make their booth catch the client’s eyes. It can be a unique lighting, special sound, impressive visuals, or a full-on custom booth structure with unusual shapes, “We have to realize that it’s easy to get lost in the sea of booths. Our goal as booth designers is to make an eye-catching, interactive, and unique designs, taking in consideration the functionality of the booth.
Avi Shapira has a Bachelor of Design (BDES) and graduated from the prestigious “Bezalel Art and Design Academy”. Born in 1958, he is married with three children and lives in Israel.