Every year you can find some amazing packaging events and conferences to help you connect with others in the industry and learn about new technologies and practices. Attending annual conferences is a great way to network with other packaging professionals and find solutions you may have never heard of before.

The Packaging Conference

The Packaging Conference is an annual event that provide access to the latest innovation in technology, design, and sustainably. 

Packaging professionals can join together and connect with different leaders within the packaging industry, such as top resin suppliers, equipment manufacturers, converters, and more. Here you have the opportunity to attend presentations from industry professionals, discover how to capitalize on emerging trends, identify innovative applications, network with like-minded peers in the industry, and expand your understanding beyond your own market niche.

Sustainability in Packaging

This annual conference is attended by industry leaders from major companies, such as Nike and Keurig, who are excited about sparking a conversation about sustainability and packaging. The Recycled Paperboard Alliance describes the event as, “Well organized, informative and worth the investment of time and money – there was a refreshing collaborative atmosphere.” At the event, you can learn the latest information about ROI on sustainability, compostable packaging, sustainable packaging design, and more. Here you can develop partnerships with other organizations and leaders who can provide benefits to your product and your bottom line. You can also find out how to create a package that your customers will love that is truly sustainable.

West Pack

West Pack is considered the largest packaging trade show on the West Coast of the United States. It’s an annual event where industry professionals can gather together and swap ideas, find education, and meet new business partners. Here, you can find exactly what you need to improve your own packaging lines and optimize product output. Over the course of three days, you gain access to the latest innovations in design, materials, and services. You also receive detailed information about packaging’s biggest disruptors in snacks, pet food, beauty and cosmetics, and even cannabis, which is a major growing industry for packaging. This conference attracts packaging engineers, executives, and operations professionals who live and breathe the art of package design and manufacturing. There are multiple planned summits during the conference, as well as workshops for industry professionals, so there’s plenty to do over the three-day conference.

Sustainability in Packaging

Pack Expo is held every year in Las Vegas, and is hosted by PMMI, the Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies – a global leader in packaging and processing technologies. This annual trade show was designed to empower innovation and technology within the packaging industry and to attract professionals from virtually all vertical markets. It includes a marketplace of thousands of packaging vendors exhibiting the latest equipment and supplies available, free educational sessions on multiple subjects, and so much more. In addition to Pack Expo Las Vegas, there are many other conferences and trade shows provided by the same host, such as Pack Expo East, Pack Expo International, and the specialized Healthcare Packaging Expo held in Las Vegas and Chicago.