Looking for inspiration for your packaging challenges or discussions with industry leaders about the direction of the packaging industry in Canada or the US? There are a variety of conferences taking place throughout the year here in Canada, and plenty more in the US. Whatever your packaging conference budget will bear!
PAC Conference 2012 in Ottawa is hosted by The Packaging Association. The conference agenda covers the general topic of eliminating packaging waste including EPR Strategy and Policy, Economics, Green Jobs and the Future of the Packaging Industry, emerging markets and sustainable innovation. The conference will be located at 1 Rideau Street. Ottawa, Ontario. Find out more at the PAC website.
WalMart Sustainable Packaging Conference is held annually. The most recent was held at the Toronto Congress Centre, 650 Dixon Road Toronto. This year’s theme was “Embedding Sustainability in an Organization. There’s no word on the location of next year’s conference.
PACKEX Toronto, Canada’s Most Comprehensive Resource for Packaging and Processing will be held at the Toronto Congress Centre, 650 Dixon Rd, Toronto from May 14 to 16, 2013. Information about the 2013 conference will be released sometime this winter so check back with us for more info.
PACK CONCEPT by SET set for April 30 to May 2nd 2013 at the Direct Energy Centre, 100 Princes’ Boulevard in Toronto. The conference will cover futuristic concepts in packaging that can be adapted to tomorrow’s food products.
Upcoming US Packaging Conferences
The 2013 Packaging Conference to be held on February 4 – 6, 2013 at The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead, Atlanta, GA.
Covers topics such as PET, sustainability, bio resins, material recovery, innovation, beverage containers, rigid paper, stand up pouches, FDA compliance, and more.
Pack Expo 2013 to be held on September 23-25, 2013 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV. Showcaes more than 46,000 buyers from all over the globe and 1,800-plus leading suppliers, state-of-the art materials, machinery and methods for packaging and processing in every market.
Shopper Marketing Expo to be held October 16-18, 2012 at the Navy Pier in Chicago, IL. Covers all elements of shopper marketing to help marketers and retailers collaborate to influence and inspire decision-making along the path to purchase.
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