For a packaging business to sustain and grow in the current competitive milieu, innovation is a must and deliverables must overshadow customers’ expectations. The only way for brand owners to make an impact on the shelf and for packaging printers and converter to survive is by enhancement and innovation day by day. The packaging industry demands continuous evolution. With changing consumer trends, altering regulations and the drive towards sustainability, there is a massive impact on packaging professionals to continuously innovate and evolve; materials, design and technologies to proffer appealing and safe products for their consumers.
With the motive to explore innovation in packaging, Fleming Gulf FZ LLC is organising the Middle East Packaging Summit 2017 in Dubai on 18 and 19 September 2017. The summit will take up the pain points and look out for the latest trends, innovations and market analyses. The way forward for fruitful business growth will be brought out in techno-commercial presentations, break-out sessions and panel discussions.
The key topics to be covered in this summit are –
Importance of equity packaging in the ME region, selecting the right supplier for the right materials; Increasing custom packaging via digital printing and by addressing the need of skilled digital printers in the region; Unpacking innovative opportunities in the Middle East in coordination with other countries; Incorporating anti-counterfeiting measures in packaging effectively including the 2D data matrix with tamper evidence features as per GSI & FDA guidelines; The need for smart data management for effective package tracking and authentication (track & trace), and; G7 and Brand Q – a workshop on methods for managing brand quality and supply chain efficiency.
The G7 and Brand Q workshop leader, Ron Ellis is an expert specialising in brand quality, color management, automation and workflow integration. He is an Idealliance G7 expert, G7 process control expert and G7 expert trainer. Naresh Khanna head of Idealliance India and editor of Packaging South Asia will also attend the summit.
The 2nd Annual Middle East Packaging Summit 2017, brings together packaging professionals holding prominent positions in packaging and design, material procurement
and packaging R&D departments from FMCG, personal care and hygiene, construction, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, food and beverage and logistics sectors in the region. The summit is scheduled to be held on the 18th and 19th of September 2017 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.