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Packaging News is delighted to announce the launch of a new two-day conference examining the key issues in packaging with the most influential experts in the sector: Packaging News Live.
Taking place on 11-12 November, the two days around the UK Packaging Awards, Packaging News Live will feature presentations and seminars on the key challenges facing the packaging supply chain in 2015, from design and innovation through manufacturing, the retail landscape, sustainability issues and much more.

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Packaging News Live 2015 has now taken place and we would like to thank all the delegates, speakers and sponsors for making it a fantastic and inspirational launch event.

If you attended, we'd love to hear what you thought of it - so please take five minutes to fill in our survey here.

We'll look forward to bringing you an even bigger and better edition of Packaging News Live next year!

The Packaging News Live team


Final programme now published!

We have now published the final programme for Packaging News Live

Day one programme, 11 November 2015

Day two programme, 12 November 2015



Expert speakers across packaging

With speakers from brands and retailers such as Diageo, Iceland, SAB Miller and Marks & Spencer already confirmed, and many more to come, Packaging News Live promises to be the biggest and broadest two-day packaging conference of the year.

Jeremy Lindley
Global design director

Ian Schofield
Own label & packaging manager

Antoinette Devine
Manager packaging: sustainability and innovation

David Tonkin
Packaging development manager
2 Sisters Food Group

Paul Day
Packaging technologist
LF Beauty

Haulwen Nicholas
Packaging development manager
Muller Dairies

Andrew Knowles
Co-founder and chairman

Simon Oxley

Packaging technologist - food

Darren Foley
Managing director

Theodoros Striftompolas
International packaging engineer
Jaguar Land Rover
Nicholas Mockett

Head of packaging M&A
Moorgate Capital

Grant Montague
Vice president - Europe
Perception Research Services
Andrew Revel

Commercial manager
The Retail Institute

Toby Coates

MMR Research Worldwide

Peter Singleton

Formerly principal scientist/engineer at Procter & Gamble

Joanna Griffiths

Packaging technical manager
BRC Global Standards

More speakers will be announced in the coming weeks, so watch this space.

A personalised experience

Just like many of the best packs of recent years, Packaging News Live is all about personalisation. With a range of break-out sessions and seminars each day mixed with keynote presentations, every delegate will have the opportunity to choose their very own timetable to ensure the event is 100% relevant to them.

Learn, network, party

What’s more, the combination of Packaging News Live with the UK Packaging Awards, on the evening of 11 November, will make for an unmissable opportunity to network, develop knowledge and celebrate the industry’s best achievements – all in a single overnighter in London.


Who is it for?

Packaging News Live is targeted at anyone who needs to make decisions about developing, designing and manufacturing packaging, or who needs to understand the forces at work in the supply chain better.
Target groups for the conference include:
  • Packaging technologists, packaging managers and packaging developers
  • Packaging designers
  • Marketing and brand managers
  • Market researchers
  • Packaging procurement managers
  • Packaging converters, manufacturers and suppliers
  • Suppliers to the packaging sector

Contact us

To find out more, enquire about opportunities to speak or to discuss sponsorship of the event, don’t hesitate to get in touch with one of the Packaging News Live team. Visit our Contact Us page to find out who to speak to.

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