Top Five Reasons Why You Need to Attend PACK EXPO 2016

Where else are you going to get up close and personal with the hottest technologies in packaging? At PACK EXPO International, you’ll see how packaging solutions work in over 40 different vertical industries, as well as build relationships with the thinkers and innovators who can translate retail channels, create consumer “wow” moments, and help your brand dominate the category. To help prepare you for the largest packaging event of the year, we’ve compiled a list of the top five reasons why this year’s PACK EXPO is not to be missed.

1. The Best Opportunity for Brand Owners and Packaging Partners to Connect

86% of the key movers and shakers in the packaging industry will be in attendance at the PACK EXPO 2016 in Chicago this November. This is where brand owners can discover the latest technologies and industry innovations, engage with thousands of industry experts, and find targeted network opportunities. What does that mean for your business? With a little advance planning, you could make acquaintances with potential suppliers, employers, or partners who would otherwise take months just to get on the phone.

2. Best Practices Abound

What trends are having the greatest impact on your industry or, more importantly, your customers? As you take in over 2,300 exhibits, those trends begin to take shape. At PACK EXPO, you’ll be able to see technologies in action and see how these applications can solve problems like time to market, pressure on pricing and supply chain complexities. For those seeking a “eureka moment”, you’ll find many here.

3. Two for the Price of One

PACK EXPO 2016 boasts the largest-ever show floor. For those with a yen for automation, PACK EXPO is a place where you can research tomorrow’s tech today. Learn about robots, bio-plastics, innovative decorating options and other emerging technologies…all on display in one place at one time. Packaging technology is advancing so fast, you’ll want to keep pace. And for anyone looking to find new contacts, this is the place to be. Talk yourself up and network at the industry-specific lounges: The Beverage Cooler Lounge, The Baking Snack Break Lounge and the Candy Bar Lounge.

4. Hands-on Learning

The breadth of equipment and exhibitors who will all be in one place at one time is truly unmatched. To help attendees make the most of their time, PACK EXPO will include a variety of customer-centric resources designed to direct you to the technologies that you’re most interested in. These include The Processing Zone, The Brand Zone and Innovation Stage.


5. A Wealth of Learning Opportunities

There are more than 40 educational presentations available to you at PACK EXPO. Programming covers the widest
range of topics, including processing and packaging trends, innovative technology that allows you to amp up efficiency, be more flexible, enhance automation and gain the latest insights on sustainability. Here’s just a peek at the Innovation Stage where you can learn about:

  • “Aligning Consumer Trends With Packaging Innovation”
  • “Marking and Coding; Are Your Costs Under Control?”
  • “How to Make Complex Equipment Simple To Use”
  • “Introducing New Disruptive Digital Laser Packaging Print Technology”
  • “Can Single Serve Packs Offer Sustainability?”

There’s something for everybody at PACK EXPO. Don’t miss out!


*Offer valid for customers who have not previously purchased ComboBlister or Transclam tooling. Must be redeemed at Transparent Container’s booth at PACK EXPO.

**Offer valid for online pre-registration only; not valid on-site. Registration for PACK EXPO International also provides access to Pharma EXPO. Expires November 5, 2016. Comp code is intended for use by end-user and retailer registrants. Non-exhibiting suppliers and distributors are required to pay standard attendance fees. A non-exhibiting supplier is defined as a processing or packaging professional who does NOT purchase, specify or use any packaging or processing converting equipment, supplies or services as a normal part of their job. A distributor is defined as a professional who resells processing/packaging/converting equipment/supplies.


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