Canadian Packaging

American Packaging Summit 2018 takes place June 6-7 in Chicago

Event organized by Toronto-based Generis Group.


January 22, 2018
by Canadian Packaging staff

Packaging executives and industry professionals are invited to join Generis Group‘s American Packaging Summit on June 6-7, 2018 in Chicago, for networking with peers, insight on the latest trends and inspiration from leading global brands.

This event, held at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare, brings together multiple sectors – food and beverage, CPG, cosmetics, consumer care, toys and more – involved in the business of packaging.

This year’s focus will be on packaging trends in innovation, design, machinery and materials.

Titles in attendance include vice-presidents and directors of packaging innovation, design, technology, R&D, strategy, sustainability, procurement, engineering and more.

Key speakers include:

  • Yolanda Malone, vice-president global R&D snacks and foods packaging, PepsiCo;
  • Bruce Karas, vice-president, environment, sustainability, safety and technical information, The Coca-Cola Company;
  • Craig Slavtcheff, global vice-president, R&D, global biscuits and snacks division, Campbell Soup Company;
  • Michael Okoroafor, Ph.D., vice-president, global sustainability and packaging innovation, McCormick & Company;
  • Craig Dubitsky, founder and chief executive officer, Hello Products; co-founder, EOS lip balm;
  • Leland Maschmeyer, chief creative officer, Chobani;
  • Mark Polson, vice-president, creativity and business innovation, Estee Lauder;
  • Jane Chase, executive director, Institute of Packaging Professionals.

And presentations from Bayer, Church & Dwight, Colgate-Palmolive, Crown Holdings, Dell, Diageo, Dole Packaged Foods, GlaxoSmithKline, Grolsch-Asahi Breweries, Ltd.HasbroThe Hershey Company, Mars Incorporated, Mattel, Michigan State University, Microsoft, Molson Coors, Nestlé, Reckitt Benckiser and many more.

For more information and registration, follow the link: www.uspacksummit.com.






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