Seminars | Packaging challenges solved through engaging seminars

Packaging Innovations & Empack

The future of branded packaging and technology

16 & 17 February 2022 | Hall 1 NEC Birmingham

Packaging challenges solved through engaging seminars

With an extensive range of free-to-attend seminars, the conference programme at Packaging Innovations & Empack Birmingham promises to inspire you and aid you with your next packaging project and gain solutions from other industries.

With speakers from some of the top brands in food, drinks, beauty and personal care, household and retail sharing their insights and experiences.

Highlights from 2019

2019 was a lively, forward-looking agenda which saw two teams debate how fundamental plastic is to the future of packaging, the brands leading the way in innovation showcasing their work and the key industry experts unpicking the challenges of sustainable packaging. As well as the movers and shakers of key industry sectors sharing insights and experiences of best-practice packaging developments.

With more speakers than ever before from all areas of the packaging field representing the total packaging supply chain, 2019 was a great year!

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Expert Speakers

Industry sectors

Personal Care Industry

Food & Drink Industry

Household Industry

Pharmaceutical & Chemical Industry

Label & Print Industry

Contract Packing Industry

Speaker highlights from Packaging Innovations 2020

Below are a few of the brands and packaging experts that shared their insights on tackling the latest packaging challenges and showcasing the new innovations.


Nick Brown, Head of Sustainability


Jen Newell, Head of Realisation

Carlsberg UK

Alastair Porter, Senior Brand Manager


Peter Maddox, Director

Beauty Kitchen UK

Jo Chidley, Co-Founder


Paul Davidson, Challenge Director


Michel Steinecke, R&D Sustainable Packaging Manager


Richard Kirkman, Chief Technology & Innovation Officer

Church & Dwight Co.

Paul Day, Senior Packaging Technologist


Margaret Bates, Executive Director


Rosie Teasdale, Executive Director


Oliver Revill, Senior Category Buying Manager

Find out more about Packaging Innovations & Empack

Want to find new suppliers, network or be inspired by our topical seminar content and show features? Or do you want to showcase your own products and solutions at the event in order to find new business? Check out what’s happening at the event where there is something for everyone over the entire packaging supply chain.

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