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What Does & Definitely Does Not Work For L’Occitane, Premier Foods, Coca-Cola & Many More When It Comes To Consumer-Driven Packaging Trends & Innovations?

Resonate With Consumers With Innovative, Stand-Out, Exciting Packaging! Translating The Latest Consumer Trends & Perceptions, Market Innovations & Retailing Requirements Into Actionable Packaging Strategies Which Communicate Green Credentials & Drive Sales
A Brand-Led, One-Day Conference & Networking Event, 9th October 2019, Museum of London Docklands, London

19 Cross-Sector Packaging Experts Delve Into The Latest Insights & Future Trends For Exciting, Sustainable Packaging Which Resonates With Today’s Eco-Conscious Consumer, Positively Impacts Brand Recognition, Communicates Green Credentials & Boosts The Bottom Line

  1. Profitable, Consumer-Driven, Trend-Led Packaging: On-the-pulse packaging which responds to changing shopping habits, showcases products and drives sales
  2. Stand-Out Packaging: Tap into shifting consumer trends and shopper behaviours to create the ‘whole package’ and shout about product credentials
  3. Drive Sustainability, Respond To Consumer Trends: Innovative materials and design to make your sustainable packaging both high-quality and stand out
  4. Influencing Consumer Perceptions – See What They See! Just what are today’s consumers’ packaging perceptions and how can the industry deliver?
  5. Boosting Recyclability & The Circular Economy: Exploiting innovations and opportunities to collaborate to minimise waste, better reuse materials and inspire consumers
  6. Balancing Plastics V.s. Alternatives: Reassess the role of plastic in packaging without compromising on product quality
  7. Win Retailer Approval, Stand Out To Consumers: Engineer standout packaging which meets retailer requirements and flies off the shelves
  8. Leverage The Latest Packaging Technologies & Formats: Create winning packaging innovations which are easy to adopt and don’t break the bank
  9. Practical, Case Studies & Real Lessons Learnt: Case studies from leading innovators shaking up the industry with push-the-limit packaging innovations

Why Attend The Sustainable, Consumer-Driven Packaging Trends & Innovations Conference?

  • 19 Brands Speaking In 1 Inspiring Day!
  • Updated Agenda! 3 Practical Case Studies & Real Experiences: Quality & Innovation With Garçon Wines & Sustainability With Coca-Cola & Carlsberg
  • 5 Networking Discussions: A) Personalisation B) Collaboration C) Government & Regulation D) Digital Printing E) Communications
  • Sustainability Panel Discussion & Q&A
  • Consumer Perception Panel Discussion & Q&A
  • Just 1 Day Out Of The Office 
  • 97% Average Delegate Satisfaction Rating

20 Heads Of Directors of Packaging, Innovation, Marketing Tackle Your Toughest & Packaging Challenges In 1 Day: Sustainability • Recycling & The Circular Economy • Influencing Consumer Perception • ‘Together Towards Zero’: A Case Study • Plastics & Alternative Materials • Sustainability & Innovation Case Study • Win Retailer Approval • Packaging Technologies • Quality & Innovation Case Study

Resonate With Consumers With Innovative, Stand-Out, Sustainable Packaging! Translating The Latest Consumer Trends & Perceptions, Market Innovations & Retailing Requirements Into Actionable Packaging Strategies Which Communicate Green Credentials, Bolster The Circular Economy & Drive Sales

A Brand-Led, One-Day Conference & Networking Event, 9th October 2019, Museum of London Docklands, London

Please See Below For The Packaging Trends & Innovations Conference Programme Outline. Or Please Click Here For The Full Agenda >>

08.30 Registration, Morning Coffee & Objective Setting

09.00 GIC Welcome, Interactive Voting Introduction & Morning Chair’s Opening Remarks

Paul Irwin-Rhodes, External Affairs Manager, Greggs

SUSTAINABILITY

09.20 Percol Coffee – The Bold Switch To Home Compostable Packaging

Ollie Richmond, Trade & NPD Manager, Percol Coffee

SUSTAINABILITY PANEL DISCUSSION & Q&A

09.45 Customers Are Telling Us This Is What They Want! Practical Steps To Implement Sustainability, Boost Green Credentials & Find The Right Path In This Ever-Growing Landscape

Shameem Kazmi, Director of Research & Development & Technical Implementation, Britvic

Andy Hill, Managing Director, King of Shaves

Peter Mitchell, Senior Economist, Valpak

Matthew Langley, Insight & Innovation Manager, Weston’s Cider

Olumide Ojo-Oratokhai, Packaging Development Manager, Tata Global Beverages GB Limited

10.25 Morning Refreshment Break With Informal Networking

RECYCLING & CIRCULAR ECONOMY

10.55 Support Consumers & Leverage Collaborative Working To Increase Recycling & A Circular Economy

Shimon Kalichman, Consulting Director, Brand & Communications, L'Occitane UK

11.20 Bonus Session, Reserved For Exclusive Conference Partner. For more information on how to get involved, please call +44 (0)20 3479 2299 or email partner@packagingtrendsconference.com

PLASTICS & ALTERNATIVE MATERIALS

11.40 Enhance Your Packaging With The Optimal Materials & Plastics To Minimise Wastage & Achieve Consistent, High-Quality Products 

David Bucknall, Professor of Materials Chemistry, Heriot-Watt University

SUSTAINABILITY & INNOVATION CASE STUDY

12.05 'Together Towards ZERO'

Carlsberg will present their ‘Together Towards ZERO’ sustainability plan and demonstrate the ‘Snap Pack’, an innovation in drinks packaging that replaces the plastic rings on cans with glue, halving plastic use from brewery to store.

Pete Statham, Sustainability Manager, Carlsberg UK

12.30 Morning Roundup & Lunchtime Announcements

12.40 Lunch For Delegates, Speakers & Partners

INFORMAL PEER-TO-PEER DISCUSSIONS

13.10 Informal Peer-To-Peer Discussions

A) Personalisation
Thomas Cropper, Managing Director, Tuk In Foods

B) Collaboration
Matthew Langley, Insight & Innovation Manager, Weston’s Cider

C) Environment

D) Digital Printing 

E) Communications

F) Government & Legislation

13.40 Afternoon Chair's Opening Remarks

Daniela Busseni, Head of Category Management, Sweet Treats, Premier Food

CONSUMER PERCEPTIONS

13.55 Strike The Right Balance Between Quality & Sustainability To Align With Consumer Preferences

Polymeros Chrysochou, Associate Professor in Marketing & Consumer Behaviour, Aarhus University

CONSUMER PERCEPTIONS PANEL DISCUSSION & Q&A

13.55 If The Customer Is Always Right, How Can We Ever Be?!

Paul Irwin-Rhodes, External Affairs Manager, Greggs

Thomas Cropper, Managing Director, Tuk In Foods

Louise Werner, Director of Future Packaging, The Absolut Company Pernod Ricard

14.45 Bonus Session, Reserved For Exclusive Conference Partner. For more information on how to get involved, please call +44 (0)20 3479 2299 or email partner@packagingtrendsconference.com

SUSTAINABILITY & INNOVATION CASE STUDY

15.05 Coca-Cola Presents An Update On Their Packaging Strategies With A Particular Focus On Sustainability & Innovation

Julian Hunt, Head of Public Affairs, Communications & Sustainability, GB, Coca-Cola European Partners

15.30 Afternoon Refreshment Break With Informal Networking

RETAILERS & PACKAGING

16.00 Engineer Winning, Stand-Out Packaging Which Simultaneously Meets Retailer Requirements & Stands Out To Consumers

Nicolas Bouche, Packaging & Rfid Director, Decathlon

PACKAGING TECHNOLOGIES

16.20 Leverage New Technologies & Create Cost-Effective Innovative Packaging Solutions   

Shameem Kazmi, Director of Research & Development & Technical Implementation, Britvic

QUALITY & INNOVATION CASE STUDY

6.40 Redesigning Packaging To Create World-Class Products

Amelia Dales, Business Development Manager, Garçon Wines

17.00 Chairs’ Closing Remarks

17.10 Official Close Of Conference

PLUS! Don't Miss The NPD Food & Drink Conference! Boost Profits With Trend-Led, Exciting Food & Drink NPD: Stay Ahead Of The Curve & Excite Customers With Profitable NPD & Product Innovations Driven By Insights Into The Latest Health, Packaging, Consumer, Shopper, Sustainability, Ingredient & Retailer Trends To Monetise New Growth Opportunities.
A One-Day, Brand-Led, 5th Annual Conference & Networking Event, 8th October 2019, One Great George Street, Central London

'An excellent day, full of insight and knowledge from a wide range of speakers.' Sleafords Quality Foods

Why Not Get Involved In The Sustainable, Consumer-Driven Packaging Trends & Innovations Conference?  

Can you help brands with attention grabbing, sales-boosting packaging? For more information on how to get involved, please call +44 (0) 20 3479 2299 or email partner@packagingtrendsconference.com.

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