Packaging Innovations, Empack and Label&Print 2018

28 Feb - 1 Mar 2018

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The whole packaging supply chain
With three shows under one roof, and dedicated areas Contract Pack and Ecopack, this is the UK’s largest and most comprehensive packaging event, enabling whole teams of packaging professionals to come along and discover innovative solutions for every stage of the packaging process from over 300 leading suppliers.

A showcase for innovations
Along with returning favourites the Pentawards Winners Exhibit and the Innovation Showcase, this year will introduce new showcase areas, displaying the latest ideas, technology and material developments from a range of industries that have potential in packaging.

Sector-driven programme
There will be over 30 hours of CPD accredited seminar content spread across 5 stages, headed up by the revamped Keynote Stage featuring dedicated forums for the food, drink, retail, beauty, pharmaceutical and ecommerce industry. This will run alongside the brand new Innovation Stage, Label&Print Stage, Ecopack Stage, and Packaging News Stage.


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