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What is Packaging Innovations & Empack all about and why should you attend?

Packaging Innovations & Empack brings together three unique events, each focusing on a different aspect of the packaging journey.

These gatherings provide a specialised space for packaging designers, developers, buyers, and suppliers to connect and collaborate in a way that’s both efficient and cost-effective. It’s not just about doing business; it’s about sparking the creativity that leads to the next big innovations in the market.

Why should you attend? 

This year is the biggest edition yet and is something you can’t afford to miss!

You will be able to experience, touch, and interact with the products first-hand, engaging in detailed discussions about their features directly with the manufacturers, empowering you to make more informed decisions. 

You’ll have the opportunity to connect and engage with prominent suppliers and manufacturers hailing from various regions across the United Kingdom.

There are over 35 complimentary talks led by packaging experts from top-notch brands, providing valuable insights into the future of packaging.

Speakers this year include:

Mark Buckley

Circular Design Programme Manager

Tom Barton

Co-Founder

Emma Bourne OBE

Director of Resources and Waste

Jo Chidley

Co-Founder

Güneri Tugcu

Senior Partner Manager, Transparency

Nikki Grainge

Manager, Packaging Development

Find out more about these speakers and their sessions below




Trusted by the UK's leading brands:

Unveiling The 2024 Speaker Line-up

Allow us to introduce the stellar lineup of luminaries set to grace Packaging Innovations & Empack 2024. This distinguished group features founders, CEOs, and a diverse array of packaging professionals who will be joining us to impart their success stories and delve deep into their wealth of expertise. Don’t worry the speakers don’t stop here, these are just a small handful of our many speakers. 

Packaging Development Director UKI

Senior Packaging Sustainability Manager

Corporate sustainability & ESG professional

Co-Founder & CEO

Head of Packaging

Co-Founder

Tom Barton
Co-Founder

Fraser Doherty MBE
 Co-Founder & CEO

James Bull
Head of Packaging

Jude Allan
Chair

Catherine Conway
Director & Reuse Lead and Founder

Margaret Bates
Managing Director

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Discover the events defining the future of your packaging

Packaging Innovations & Empack is made up of three events, each dedicated to one part of the packaging journey.

Each event creates a focused environment for packaging designers, developers, buyers and suppliers to meet and do business in a time- and cost-effective way – and to create the next market-defining innovations. Just click the drop-down boxes to discover more and…

Create the future of your packaging at Packaging Innovations & Empack.

Packaging Innovations is the UK’s leading event driving innovation and business in primary and secondary packaging.

The event connects brands across FMCG with hundreds of suppliers, creating unrivalled networking and learning opportunities for the whole community.

Packaging Innovations is the UK’s essential annual event driving innovation and new design in UK FMCG products, including food, drinks, household goods, beauty and personal care, e-commerce, pharma and much more.

Empack is the UK’s premier show that gives packaging and filling professionals the opportunity to gain a full vision of the latest opportunities in the whole packaging journey.
From the creative packaging design and manufacturing phase, down to the more technical packing and filling process, with packaging machinery and subcontractors.

Empack provides a unique platform to discover the latest innovations for smart manufacturing, packaging machinery, industrial robots, and automation, used in the packaging industry.

Supported by the BCMPA, Contract Pack & Fulfilment is a cornerstone of Packaging Innovations and is the UK’s only annual event dedicated to outsourced packing, co-packing and contract manufacturing. It is the focal point where brand owners and retailers come to find trusted outsourcing partners, ranging from product formulation, pouch filling, gift packing, e-commerce fulfilment services, and more.

Products and services to drive your packaging journey

Packaging Innovations & Empack, and our special feature Contract Pack & Fulfilment, provided you with innovative solutions to help you make the best decisions for your next packaging innovation, product launch, or investment. 

Across the event you’ll find materials, primary packaging, secondary packaging, contract packing and fulfilment, label and printing technology, and packing and filling technology.

Contract packing & fulfilment

Contract Pack & Fulfilment is dedicated to helping you find outsourcing partners for packing, filling, manufacturing and fulfilment. Hosted by the BCMPA, the event showcases the advantages of outsourcing across markets from e-commerce and white label to food, drink, personal care and more.

Materials

See, feel, and experience the vast range of materials to take your packaging to the next level. Discover everything from ribbons and foiling to plastic and cartons. There is no doubt you'll find everything you need to innovate your packaging.

Primary Packaging

Packaging Innovations showcases an array of primary packaging solutions, from sustainable alternatives to extending the shelf life in the FMCG, beauty & personal care, household items, chemicals markets and beyond.

Label & printing technology

Need label and printing services? Both, Packaging Innovations & Empack will offer you a platform to discover the latest efficient printing technology and label options for your next packaging project.

Secondary Packaging

See your display packaging challenges solved at Packaging Innovations to ensure you can store and protect products and promote brand awareness!

Packing & processing technology

All your packaging machinery and technology wants will be at your fingertips within the Empack section. From warehousing solutions, advanced packaging and sealing technology and more, explore how to make your packaging manufacturing more efficient.

In partnership with:

"The event allows us to do a lot of meetings in one location and see what is new on the market, you can't beat seeing things in real life rather than just online."
Ian Stapleton, European Technical Packaging Manager
GSK Ltd
"It’s our fifth time exhibiting at Packaging Innovations. It’s been a great show so far, use have been very busy and achieved great leads."
Angela Avramidou, Customer Service
A.Hatzopoulos S.A

See what the 2023 edition has to offer

Packaging Innovations & Empack 2023 will once again bring together the very best of the UK packaging and processing market. Key features include:

Contract Pack & Fulfilment, in collaboration with the BCMPA, features the best in contract manufacturing, contract packing and e-commerce fulfilment services to the NEC.

A new Foodservice Zone dedicated to driving innovation in the fast-moving foodservice market, created in collaboration with the FPA.

What's on in 2023

Talks

Talks

Discover the hottest topics and biggest packaging challenges being tackled by the expert speaker line-up
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Foodservice Zone

Foodservice Zone

Dedicated to driving innovation in the fast-moving foodservice market, created in collaboration with the FPA.
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Contract Pack & Fulfilment

Contract Pack & Fulfilment

In collaboration with the BCMPA, bringing the best in the UK's contract packing; fulfilment; logistics and e-commerce services to the heart of the show.
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2022 highlights

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Visit

Visit

Meet, learn, discuss and create new ideas through an array of show features that will engage, educate, entertain and inspire you!
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Exhibit

Exhibit

The event attracts packaging buyers and specifiers from top food & beverage, personal care, household, pharmaceutical & chemical brands.
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