London Packaging Week to light up the packaging industry

London Packaging Week to light up the packaging industry 

London Packaging Week takes place this month from 21 to 22 September at ExCeL in London with thousands of visitors expected.

The showcase is a described as a trusted platform for sourcing packaging solutions and connecting with new suppliers – and is the place to be if you want to stay ahead of the game and establish meaningful connections within the industry.

Last month, the event organiser confirmed its diverse speaker line-up, with names including Mulberry founder Roger Saul, Fable & Mane co-founder and chief executive Akash Mehta, entrepreneurs Marisa Poster and Teddie Levenfiche, who created Europe’s first matcha green tea-powered energy drink – PerfectTed – and Candy Kittens’ co-founders Jamie Laing and Ed Williams already proving a huge draw.

Visitors to have soared in recent weeks, and the number of attendees is expected to reach beyond 5,000.

“All things point to this being one of our busiest, but also enlightening packaging exhibitions to date,” said community & content manager Parisa Maleki.

“Whether you’re a seasoned packaging professional, an aspiring designer, or simply someone passionate about sustainable solutions, we want to ensure that anyone can come along and contribute towards the drive to meet consumer needs and solve long-standing challenges in the industry.

“As a co-located event featuring exhibitors from four show areas, namely Packaging Première, PCD, PLD, and Food & Consumer Pack, London Packaging Week remains and important platform for packaging businesses to showcase their products.”

London Packaging Week aims to create value and drive business growth for exhibitors and attendees. In 2022, more than 2,600 key decision-makers and representatives from over 2,000 brands attended the event.

“London Packaging Week offers a unique platform to connect, learn, and thrive, whether you’re a packaging supplier, specifier, buyer, or designer,” added Maleki. “The event facilitates knowledge exchange, keeping you up-to-date with the latest packaging trends and technologies.

“This year, a turnout that looks set to surpass the 5,000-mark demonstrates the trust and importance placed on London Packaging Week within the industry.

“London Packaging Week is where innovation meets collaboration, and the packaging industry comes alive, she said.”