Founders of beauty & drinks: Where to begin? Packaging priorities for start-ups

Jo Barnard, Founder, Morrama Tom Stevens, Co-Founder, Shandy Shack Join creative agency founder and chair of this discussion Jo Barnard of Morrama, and drinks brand founder Tom Stevens, as they discuss the key challenges, roadblocks, and best practices for brands when designing their packaging. Morrama is one of few design agencies globally that specialises in working with […]

The Drinks Business: The world’s most expensive Wines: An inside look at Luxury Drinks Design

Patrick Schmitt MW, Editor-in-Chief, The Drinks Business; Neil Tully MW, Founder and Creative Director, Amphora Design  The Drinks Business and specialist international wine design and branding consultants Amphora Design, bring together an invaluable mix of their exclusive insights of world firsts and premium drinks, and a sharp commercial focus on their passion for wine, to this […]

WSTA Presents: UK Drinks Policies from Labelling to DRS, how is this impacting the premium drinks sector?

David Richardson, Regulatory & Commercial Affairs Director, WSTA Freddie Joosten, Environment Policy Manager, WSTA Oliver Harry, Communications & PR Manager, Encirc A panel session, hosted by The Wine and Spirit Trade Association, discussing labelling and sustainability policies affecting the UK drinks industry. Topics include labelling issues, such as trade requirements and Scotland’s Deposit Return Scheme, […]

WRAP Presents: Cosmetics and circularity: Driving consumer behaviour change in sustainability

Gemma Hembrow, Digital Lead – Consumer Marketing, WRAP Jessi Baker, Founder & CEO, Provenance Christine Lawson, Sustainability Affairs Manager, CTPA Talking about WRAP’s Recycling Locator and Recycle Now campaign, Gemma will be sharing how WRAP are encouraging citizens to recycle and to use take back schemes available, Christine from the CTPA will also be sharing […]

The Drinks Report: Why drinks brands are opting for paperboard bottles

Bethany Whymark, Editor of Whisky Magazine, Paragraph Publishing Limited, Russell Smith, Global Brand Lead for Greenall’s, John Paul Grogan, Product Director, Frugalpac, In the drinks industry’s journey toward greater sustainability, alternative packaging formats to glass – with its energy-intensive production process and relatively high weight – are firmly on the agenda. One of the most […]

How doing right by the planet, can also be right for your business

Jo Barnard, Founder, & Lea Berger, Creative Lead, Morrama When we feel the pinch, considerations for the planet drop down the priority list. How can we justify investing in reducing the impact of packaging, and what choices do businesses have in adjusting? Jo and Léa from forward-thinking design and innovation consultancy Morrama, discuss ways in which doing the right […]

Lifestyle evolutions 2022-2026: Key shifts impacting the beauty sector

Michael Nolte, SVP Creative Director, Beauty We have entered an era where many consumers are being outrun by increasingly rapid evolutions in society, climate change, and technology. The beauty industry has the potential, and therefore the responsibility, to provide solutions that will reassure and ground individuals via transparent offerings and rituals, as well as solutions […]

Connected packaging – the most underutilised media channel in history

Rob Hollands, Managing Director, Sharp End Technological change is happening faster than ever before. Consumers and brands are connecting in new and more meaningful ways. Brands want to understand who buys and uses their products. Join us for a dynamic session as we explore how brands are achieving meaningful consumer engagement; in-store, on a product, […]

Paper packaging, forest impacts and solutions: avoiding unintended consequences in the journey away from plastic for the cosmetics industry

Stuart Chidley, Co-Founder, Beauty Kitchen Eleanor Dinnadge, Senior Corporate Campaigner, Canopy Planet As cosmetics brands transition away from single-use plastics, many are looking to paper as a solution, not aware of the risks and the impact this is having on the world’s forests. Forests are our greatest ally in addressing the climate and biodiversity crises, […]