Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs: Collection and Packaging Reform Workshop

Peter Collins, Team Leader of Digital Delivery & Collection and Packaging Reforms, Environmental Quality Directorate, DEFRA Caroline Wynn-Davies, Head of Operability and Stakeholder Engagement, Collection and Packaging Reform Delivery, Environmental Quality, DEFRA Defra representatives will present what the Collection and Packaging Reform is and how the three distinct areas affect you. The CPR programme includes […]

How to pave the packaging road to Net Zero Carbon

Fred Lill, Founder, Lil Packaging Founder & packaging expert Fred presents opportunities and innovations that greatly minimise our energy consumption & sustainable alternatives to plastics, which will not cost the retailer double to switch to. This in-depth presentation will discuss how and why brands and other packaging suppliers can follow suit in the mission to […]

WRAP Presents: Refills Uncovered

Rachel Gray, Digital Lead, Consumer Marketing, WRAP Ben Patten, Founder, Good Club Summary: In recent years countless surveys have shown that shoppers are concerned about the environmental impact of the packaging they receive as they buy the products they want. This data states that shoppers would consider refill as an option to reduce packaging. But […]

Trends tracker: How world events are shaping your pack design

Paul Jenkins, Founder, ThePackHub Packaging trends expert Paul Jenkins gives us an overview of how an ongoing sequence of global events, is having an impact upon packaging design trends. From economic implications for both producers and consumers, to material shifts due to sustainability objectives, he will be exploring the key trends emerging due to events […]

Wake up to digital inclusivity for the next generation

Stefan Casey, Innovation lead for Packaging, Nestlé Confectionery Product Technology Centre Through the power of customised gifting and personalised packaging, learn how brands can win the hearts and minds of the next generation of consumers. Join Nestle’s Innovation Lead for Packaging Stefan Casey as he takes us through some of this year’s Global launches from […]

First Look: Digital Packaging & transparency with your consumers

Aluminium-free aseptic carton for beverages. Spain’s number one beverage brand, Don Simon, unveils its first-ever environmentally friendly, smart packaging; doing good for both consumers and the planet. In partnership with packaging supplier Elopak, and creative technology studio Appetite Creative; Don Simon has incorporated an interactive connected experience to help educate consumers about the benefits of […]

Hubbub reports: Public perception and practical adoption, how to make the move into reuse systems for food and drink packaging

Rosie Sharp, Creative Partner – Plastics and Packaging, HUBBUB Off the back of Hubbub’s recently released report, Reuse Systems Unpacked, join Creative Partner Rosie Sharp to hear the insights discovered from across the packaging and food and drink industry, as well as the public perception and appetite for reusable packaging. We’ll explore the challenges and […]

Global packaging market recovery: connectivity, sustainability & communications the key to success

Neil Farmer, Founder, Farmer Associates The global packaging market is evolving. Brands are recognising the advantages of using intelligent, connected packaging. Packaging producers are now  offering solutions that combine digital technologies with greater sustainability. The industry is facing the challenge of meeting demanding targets for the use of recycled plastic materials. It also needs to […]

Managing packaging sustainability every day

Gillian Garside-Wight, Director of consulting, Sun Strategy Today, more than ever before, global retailers and brands need to assess their packaging requirements on a macro and micro level to survive and thrive the seismic shifts in paradigm across global supply chains, international and national politics, total cost of goods, legislation, retailing and consumer expectations.   This […]

Employer and personal branding – take control of your own destiny

Dani Novick, Director, Mercury Search & Selection A record high number of vacancies and low unemployment means that employers are struggling to fill vacancies. However, it also impacts individual career development as many employers focus on short-term needs and fail to plan for longer-term goals and progression.   Dani Novick will explain how employers and individuals […]

The Big Debate: People or Planet? Can UK citizens afford packaging reforms?

Martin Kersh, Director, FPA; Jane Bevis, Executive Chair, OPRL; Emma Beal Managing Director, West London Waste Authority; +MORE TBC Join our Big Debate ambassadors as they tackle the biggest questions in the industry today head-on, with our ongoing debate panel. This September, find out more about the government reforms affecting your packaging decisions, including the […]