In this edition of the Spotlight, Easyfairs invites our readers to attend its upcoming London Packaging Week – featuring its first-ever Packaging Startup Awards ceremony, displays for new packaging innovations, networking opportunities, guest speakers, and improved accessibility for guests.
Are you ready for the biggest event in the UK packaging industry? London Packaging Week, organised by Easyfairs, is fast approaching, promising an unforgettable experience on September 21 & 22. With exhibitors showcasing at the Packaging Première, PCD, PLD, and Food & Consumer Pack arenas, London Packaging Week is the ultimate platform for not only showcasing packaging products and innovations, but the latest trends influencing today’s markets, and providing a valuable network for industry experts. Held at the prestigious ExCeL London Exhibition Centre, this event is a must-attend for packaging professionals from manufacturing through to retail and brand design.
This year, sustainability takes centre stage like never before. London Packaging Week is on a mission to align with the packaging industry in its efforts to move towards a more environmentally responsible future. By collaborating with ExCeL London, a beacon of sustainability with certifications like carbon neutrality and ISO 14001, the event sets new standards for eco-friendly practices in the events industry.
Renan Joel, Director of Packaging at Easyfairs, emphasised the importance of sustainability, stating, “Sustainability is not just a buzzword but a core value within the packaging industry. By partnering with ExCeL London, we demonstrate our commitment to setting higher standards and promoting sustainable practices throughout the event.”
London Packaging Week walks the talk when it comes to sustainability. Through a series of carefully planned initiatives, the event minimises its environmental footprint, including energy conservation, waste management, digital innovation and community engagement.
Visitors can also get ready for the most accessible London Packaging Week yet. With two step-free stations, Custom House and Prince Regent, adjacent to London ExCel, access is made easy and travelling to the venue is simple. Inside, all public entrances have wheelchair-friendly ramps and automatic doors, ensuring unobstructed movement throughout the 600m long central boulevard. With its dedication to accessibility, London Packaging Week at ExCeL London ensures that everyone can fully participate and enjoy the event and with many convenient travel options.
Inspiring Line-Up of Speakers: Learning from the Best
Prepare to be inspired by the incredible line-up of speakers at London Packaging Week. On day one, catch Marisa and Teddie from Perfect Ted as they discuss “Game, Set, and Matcha! How PerfectTed is bringing a new wave of energy to the healthy drinks movement.” Akash Mehta shares insights into “mindful business” in the beauty industry, while Roger Saul reveals his journey “From one bag to another - a British icon’s journey from luxury handbags to a luxury farm.” Jaume Ferras, the Global Creative Director of The Macallan, offers invaluable insights into the world of premium whiskey.
Day two brings even more excitement with Liz Earle MBE sharing her inspiring story. Don’t miss the exclusive live interview with Jamie Laing and Ed Williams, founders of Candy Kittens.
Packaging Startup Awards 2023: Unveiling the Future Innovators
Get ready to witness the future of packaging innovation at the inaugural Packaging Startup Awards 2023, sponsored by Ocado. The winners across six categories - alternative materials, connected packaging, increased functionality, online, refill & re-use, waste reduction - will be announced during a headline session on 22nd September. A panel of 14 industry experts will judge the entries, providing emerging startup talents with a platform to showcase their ideas and contribute to the packaging industry’s future.
Uniting the industry
London Packaging Week remains at the forefront of the packaging industry, offering an exciting platform for exhibitors and attendees alike. With its commitment to sustainability, innovation, and all things packaging, it remains the must-see event of the UK packaging industry. Don’t miss the opportunity to be part of this dynamic event and to meet with the industry’s leading experts. Register at londonpackagingweek.com today!
This content was sponsored by Easyfairs.