Date: 13th Nov 2012
Venue: Rhodes 24, London
Our high level networking dinner will be a meeting of minds in a relaxed, yet formal environment, accompanied by fantastic food and wine whilst networking with your peers. Proceedings will be lead by the Chairman of "The Packaging Society" in the UK Keith Barnes. Keith will be accompanied by leading Analyst and Director of Packaging at Canadean Research; Dominic Cakebread and too will be supported by Yupo the market leaders in In-Mould Labelling. The focus of the meeting will be to discuss the labelling market for motor oil producers. How sustainable are the differing options available to you and what should you be considering when selecting the right operation for your products. A focus on the possibilities of In-Mould labelling will generate some insightful conversation on what is available to you as a manufacturer of product historically difficult to package. This will be an opportunity for you to discuss your views, understand what your peers are experiencing and learn from key opinion leaders who will be able to help you shape your decisions in a tough economic climate.
Key discussion points:
- Sustainability, what does it mean to your organisation and what could make you more sustainable?
- Packaging; how important is it, what are you doing to make a difference?
- Labelling, what matters to you and why? Can it really impact your business so significantly?
- Method Insight: In-Mould Labelling vs the rest; are we making the right decisions for the right reasons?
- Open Q&A; Your chance to share your views and learn from Key Opinion Leaders.
Key Opinion Leaders:
Chairman, UK Packaging Society
Keith is an established opinion leader within the packaging world with almost 50 years experience in key management roles within Ilford Ltd and Boots to name but two. Keith now runs his own consultancy and major clients include Mintel. A chartered Scientist and chartered Environmentalist he is on the main council of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining, a former Chairman of the IOP and a fellow of the Institute. Keith is responsible for a number of presentations and articles globally on packaging, and contributes as a member of the Sustainability Development Group, the Surface Engineering Committee, Energy Materials Group as well as contributing to Materials KTN and the new Natural Materials Association. He currently holds the position of Chairman of the UK packaging Society and acts as the coordinator for Michigan State University Packaging summer school held annually in the UK.
Director of Packaging, Canadean
During nearly 30 years in marketing research, Dominic has carried out over 500 international consulting projects in the food and packaging sectors and has worked with most of the leading international packaging groups and their suppliers. He is also a full and qualified member of the Market Research Society. Dominic is currently Director of Packaging Services at Canadean tasked with extending the range and scope of the company's services to packaging companies worldwide.
Product Innovation, Yupo
Bio coming soon...