Education and innovation in packaging

African-Label--Packaging-IndabaThe African Label & Packaging Indaba, to be held on 8 and 9 September at the Forum in Bryanston, will again offer detailed insight into the trends and developments in the South African labelling and packaging market.

This event is primarily geared at education and innovation, focusing on the main label and packaging segments of PSA, IML, shrink, wrap around, flexible packaging, glass, carton, metal, rigid plastics, etc.
 
The conference will bring industry together leaders from the packaging and labelling industry. This will include equipment and machinery suppliers, manufacturers, brand owners and retailers, converters and printers to share insight into the developments of their respective value chains in the southern African region. This format will set the stage for extensive knowledge share and encourage networking opportunities across various industries. VDS Media would like to invite you and your company to support this event.

Topics that will be highlighted at this year’s event include: 

  •  Global trends fuelling packaging innovation in Africa
  •  Creating African packaging opportunities across diverse markets
  • Waste to energy in a resource efficient economy
  • New substrate capabilities driving supply chain optimisation – for paper, film and PET
  • Capturing luxury packaging imaginations in cosmetics, wines and spirits and confectionery
  • Beyond the shelf: Linking consumer engagement through interactive packaging / one to one engagement
  •  Food grade digital printing: A reality for smaller batches and greater personalisation in packaging – A part of the jigsaw
  • Designing for the modern consumer: Revolutionising branding and design
  • The next big thing – Prototyping in packaging
  • IML: ‘The new kid on the block’: How innovation in IML benefits brand owners
  • How to maximise opportunities in digital label printing
  • Effective track and trace methods for brands and consumer protection – do you know where your products are?
  • The what, why and how technical label panel – addressing technical problems in label production
  • The rise of private labels – taking the next step in packaging
  • Linerless labels – more uses than one
  • The future of label applications – a brand owner’s perspective
  • Modernisation and transformative developments for shrink sleeves
  • New and intelligent labelling technologies – Embedding your packages with smart technology

Topics also include:

  • IML: ‘The new kid on the block’: How innovation in IML benefits brand owners
  • How to maximise opportunities in digital label printing
  • Effective track and trace methods for brands and consumer protection – do you know where your products are?
  • The what, why and how technical label panel – addressing technical problems in label production
  • The rise of private labels – taking the next step in packaging
  • Linerless labels – more uses than one
  • The future of label applications – a brand owner’s perspective
  • Modernisation and transformative developments for shrink sleeves
  • New and intelligent labelling technologies – Embedding your packages with smart technology

The end of day one will include an interactive networking and cocktail function, to be held at Cafe del Sol in Bryanston.

The price to attend is: 

R 4500 per delegate for the full two days
R 2800 for one day
Special IPSA, PACSA, PIFSA, Plastics SA member fee – R4300 per delegate – for two days.

To register or for further information contact:

VDS Media
Jolanda van de Spreng
Tel: +27 76 424 0831
Email: jolanda@vdsmedia.co.za

www.vdsmedia.co.za