Welcome to the Packaging News Events Diary, your guide to the industry’s upcoming events in the UK and across Europe.
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16- 20 September 2013, Messe Muenchen, Munich, Germany
The world fair for the beverage and liquid food industry – a chance for all beverage fillers, technical experts, engineering offices and system manufacturers to gather.
23-25 September, Las Vegas, US
2013 edition of the US’s biggest packaging show.
24-26 September, Nuremberg, Germany
A major show covering packaging, technology, processing and logistics whose last edition in 2012 attracted almost 37,000 visitors and almost 1,500 exhibiting companies.
24- 27 September 2013, Brussels Expo Centre, Brussels, Belgium
Now in its 32nd year, the biennial fair is widely regarded as the label industry’s flagship event and is again supported by FINAT.
Packaging Innovations London 2013
1-2 October, Business Design Centre, Islington, London
Packaging Innovations London returns for a fourth edition, featuring Luxury Packaging, The Brand & Design Village, and plenty of new products and innovations on show! Don’t also miss the inspiring line-up of expert speakers at the show, including seminars run by Packaging News.
Empack Brussels 2013
2-3 October, Brussels Expo, Belgium
easyFairs’ annual packaging show in Brussels acts as a hub for packaging buyers and suppliers.
20th anniversary EUROPEN. 20 years: packaging and sustainability
9 October, Brussels, Belgium
A high level debate on packaging and resource efficiency followed by a cocktail reception.
PACK & EMBALLAGE Stockholm 2013
16-17 October, Stockholm
The second easyFairs packaging show of the year in Sweden brings buyers and suppliers to the country’s capital Stockholm.
16-23 October, Dusseldorf, Germany
Triennial plastics jamboree covering every aspect of the plastics business.
23-25 October, Monaco
The annual get-together for the luxury packaging sector returns after a record-breaking 2012 edition.
Packaging for Retail Success 2013
7 November, Grosvenor House Hotel, London
Packaging News and the Quality Food Awards team up for this third edition of the Packaging for Retail Success conference, featuring insight on packaging design, NPD, shopper marketing and more from top experts at Harrods, Iceland, Wilkinson, Kantar Worldpanel and more.
The Quality Food Awards 2013
7 November, Grosvenor House Hotel, London
The most prestigious awards for food and drink products on sale in UK grocery outlets. Book your place and network with producers from across the country. The awards will be preceded by the Packaging for Retail Success conference organised by Packaging News.
Pira Packaging Summit 2013
12-13 November, Millenium Mayfair, London
Speakers from Procter & Gamble, Ikea, Havi Global Solutions, Tetra Pak and more share their insights into the forces at work across packaging at this high-level annual conference for anyone involved in packaging. The conference takes place in the two days leading up to the UK Packaging Awards organised by Packaging News, which is the media partner for the event.
UK Packaging Awards 2013
13 November, London Hilton, London
Packaging’s biggest party is back, celebrating the companies and the packs leading the field in the UK packaging business. The event is preceded by the Pira Packaging Summit to make an essential two-day event for everyone in the packaging supply chain.
Empack Zwolle 2013
13-14 November, Ijsselhallen, Zwolle, Netherlands
The second Dutch edition of the easyFairs Empack show in 2013 is co-located with the Foodtech show.
Empack Madrid 2013
13-14 November, Feria de Madrid, Spain
The 6th edition of easyFairs’ Spanish show bringing together the whole packaging supply chain.
Packaging Innovations 2014
26 & 27 February 2014, NEC Birmingham
The UK’s leading show for the full packaging supply chain, Packaging Innovations and its co-located shows – Ecopack, Contract Pack, Packtech, Converting Innovations, Print Innovations and Labelling Innovations – is the annual meeting place for the packaging industry, providing visitors and exhibitors unparalleled networking and business opportunities as well as inspiration, ideas and solutions to increase packaging’s shelf stand-out.
26 March-2 April 2014, ExCeL, London
The UK’s biggest print technology show moves to London’s ExCeL centre in Docklands, bringing the latest in print techniques, materials and machinery to a wider and more international audience.
8-14 May 2014, Dusseldorf, Germany
The world’s biggest packaging show returns to Dusseldorf, bringing together more than 2,700 exhibitors from across the world along with some 160,000 visitors.
Food Matters Live
18-20 November 2014 ExCeL, London, UK
A new annual event exploring one of the most important challenges of our time: the relationship between food, health and nutrition.
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