Key Themes

Leading packaging professionals representing a diverse range of industry sectors gathered in Berlin in January 2014 to examine the latest developments in innovative and global packaging. 2014’s multi-streamed packaging sessions included:

Cost reduction for business growth

  • Learn how to provide cost effective design solutions to reduce costs
  • Understand total packaging, warehousing, transportation effect on cost and sustainability to reduce expenses
  • Discover how to leverage the supply chain through packaging innovation
  • Delve into outstanding sustainable innovation strategies to drive growth

Trends and developments in packaging materials

  • Discover the latest trends in packaging materials for enhanced food safety and security
  • Assess the future of bioplastics for packaging markets
  • Explore main trends in the use of glass and PET for drink containers
  • Spot the latest developments in metal packaging
  • Evaluate the impact of commodity price volatility on packaging materials sourcing

Driving innovation in the value chain

  • Learn best practices in reducing supply chain cost through packaging optimisation
  • Explore future trends in active and intelligent packaging
  • Evaluate the latest relevant EU regulation on Green Packaging, Cosmetics, Nanotechnologies, Food Safety and Security and Food Labelling
  • Find out how packaging technology can help combat counterfeit goods in a wide range of consumer goods industry sectors

Consumer centric packaging design for brand success

  • Identify global design packaging trends to drive consumer engagement
  • Learn inspire your team and drive creativity for packaging innovation and shelf appeal
  • Explore how e-commerce will change the way products are packaged
  • Discover packaging that visually and emotionally connects with consumers

To reserve your place at the 2015 summit, visit the packaging summit booking page, call +44(0)20 7202 7690 or email