Talks

Unlock new potential with insight from brand experts

Packaging challenges solved through engaging talks

London Packaging Week will bring a broad range of the UK’s leading packaging and brand experts together to help address the key issues that you, as a packaging buyer, face today.

From increasing sustainability, harnessing new innovative materials, and optimising for e-commerce to designing eye-catching packaging that stands out, the key packaging challenges are covered in the free-to-attend talks! With industry forums covering beauty & cosmetics, drinks, food, as well as fashion & accessories panels!

Three focused stages

What can I see at the Paris Packaging Week Talks?

Food & FMCG
Future Makers

Insights into the future of food and FMCG packaging; the brands keeping up with the rapid evolution of food retail, and associations & organisations behind these changes.

Discover what the future holds for the world of household goods, and the wider packaging industry as a result of upcoming changes across retail and FMCG’s.

Attend for compelling expert opinions, cross-pollinating panel discussions, and exclusive design case studies on the driving topics you want to delve deeper into such as; connected packaging, corporate initiatives, government policies, and macro consumer behaviour trends. 

Luxury
Unboxed

Diverse perspectives on the future of packaging within the luxury retail, fashion, jewellery and fine foods markets.

Immerse yourself in the leading landscapes of luxury design in fashion, jewellery, and fine foods, and find out how the global economy may, or may not, impact consumer expectations.

Join industry thought leaders to explore exciting aesthetic and practical design innovations, and the impacts of evolving consumer behaviour on packaging decisions with talks and keynotes from leading luxury lifestyle brands in the premium market.

Beauty & Drinks
Innovators

Packaging strategies, materials and technologies that are reimagining beauty and drinks end-user experience.

Engage in the future beauty and luxury drinks packaging strategies which are set to change the way we experience personal care and luxury drinks, with real-world insights from the top brands and design agencies working together to redefine packaging.

Expert speakers

Key sessions

Pentawards Capital of Design sessions

Pentawards presents insights from agencies in the world’s design capital: London.

The leading global platform and community for packaging design are collaborating with London Packaging week to host a series of six talks on 21st September at London Olympia which will focus the spotlight on the latest and hottest design trends that the capital has to offer.

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What's on

What can I see at the Paris Packaging Week Talks?

Innovation
Showcase

Check out game-changing packs in the Innovation Gallery, highlighting the best new products and packs from over 180 exhibitors – inspiring you to create the perfect packaging.

Alison Vincent Glass Showcase

At the entrance of the event, you’ll find the incredible collection of Alison Vincent’s hand blown statement glass creations. All handmade in Britain, Alison uses glass as an art form to capture impressive details from the fragility of nature.

Pentawards
Gallery

Be inspired and discover the world’s best packaging design at the Pentawards exhibit – featuring winners of the world’s biggest packaging design contest.

PCD & PLD
Awards Gallery

Feast your eyes on the winners from the Paris Packaging Week PCD & PLD awards, and check out the best of the best.

Networking & Happy Hour

Take advantage of a whole host of networking opportunities at the event! Sit back, relax and meet the designer, supplier or partner who will make your next project a reality at the Prosecco Bar or in our other networking areas. Plus don’t forget, each day from 2-3pm is happy hour where you’ll be able to grab yourself a complimentary glass of bubbly, beer or wine! 

Industry-focused seminar forums

The industry forums at London Pacakging Week which cover beauty and cosmetics, food, drinks and the fashion and retail sectors dive into the detail of industry specific-challenges and are great cross-learning experiences.

The Packaging Première talks showcase novelty previews, provide room for experimentation and innovation, helps managers understand trends and, speed up decision time to enable companies to get to the market first.

The PCD talks programme will give you a fresh perspective on how to overcome your daily challenges, such as sustainability or design and will unveil the trends on the future of beauty packaging.

Feed your need for design and technology inspiration at the PLD talks with speakers from the world’s top premium and luxury drinks brands and the most creative design agencies.

The Food & Consumer Pack forum dives into the detail of industry-specific challenges and offers a great cross-learning experience.

"The show has been amazing! It’s great to see what sustainable packaging is out there! Really interested in the seminars that have been on too – they’ve been really informative!"
Georgia McIntyre
Sustainability Executive, Hotel Chocolat