Canadian Packaging

Packaging Events Calendar

Conferences, seminars, trade shows, training and more for companies involved in the packaging industry.


December 14, 2017
by Canadian Packaging Staff

2017

December 18-21
Mumbai, India: PAMEX 2017, international printing and allied machinery industries show at the Bombay Exhibition Center. For more information, visit www.pamex.in.

2018

January 17-18
Tokyo: IC Packaging Technology Expo 2018, 19th annual expo, it is Asia’s leading exhibition for IC final manufacturing, gathering advanced equipment, materials and services, at the Tokyo Big Sight. By Reed Exhibitions Japan Ltd. More information at www.nepconjapan.jp/en/About/ICP.

January 21-23
San Francisco: Winter Fancy Food Fair 2018, offers latest in food trends, networking events and 1,400 exhibitors from around the globe, you can hear directly from industry buyers, innovators, and disruptors ready to share their views on what works and what’s ahead for the food industry. At the Moscone Center. By the Specialty Food Association. More information at www.specialtyfood.com/shows-events/winter-fancy-food-show.

January 21-24
San Francisco: Dairy Food Forum 2018, brings together the leadership of the U.S. dairy industry — processors, producers, suppliers, retailers, policy makers, academics and agricultural media — to build relationships and discuss the current landscape as it relates to the future of the dairy industry. At the Moscone Center. By the Specialty Food Association. More information at www.idfa.org/forms/meeting/Microsite/Dairy_Forum_2018.

January 23-26
Moscow, Russia: UPAKOVKA/UPAK ITALIA 2018, Russia’s leading trade fair for packaging and processing professionals, at the Expocentre Krasnaya Presnya Fairgrounds. By Messe Düsseldorf North America. More information at www.mdna.com/trade-shows/details/upakovka.

January 30-31
San Francisco: Sustainable Foods Summit North America, eighth edition to explore organic & eco-labels, sustainable ingredients, and health impacts, and discuss the future of organic products and health foods in a high-level forum in the North American region, at Hotel Nikko San Francisco. By Ecovia Intelligence (formerly Organic Monitor). Information at www.sustainablefoodssummit.com/namerica/.

January 30 – February 1
Atlanta, Georgia: The International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) 2018, a collaboration of three shows: International Feed Expo, International Meat Expo and the International Poultry Expo, representing the entire chain of protein production and processing. The event is sponsored by the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA), North American Meat Institute (NAMI) and U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY). For more information about the 2018 IPPE, visit www.ippexpo.org.

February 5-7
Orlando, Florida: The Packaging Conference 2018, the 11th annual conference it provides the latest information for those in the packaging supply chain, with attendees including retailers, brand owners, resin suppliers, technology providers, equipment manufacturers and converters, at the Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort—Bonnet Creek. by Plastic Technologies, Inc. More information at www.thepackagingconference.com.

February 7-8
Paris, France: Pharmapack, considered Europe’s dedicated pharmaceutical packaging and drug delivery event, at the Paris expo Porte de Versailles. More information at www.pharmapackeurope.com.

February 12-15
Orlando, Florida: 22nd Annual ARC Industry Forum, relating to digitizing and securing industry, infrastructure, and cities and how it will benefit technology end-users and suppliers. At the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld. By ARC Advisory Group. More information at www.arcweb.com/events/arc-industry-forum-orlando.

February 22-25
New Orleans, Louisiana: Contract Packaging Assn. Annual Meeting 2018, at the Hyatt Centric French Quarter. By the Contract Packaging Association. More information at www.contractpackaging.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=4264.

February 23-24
Charlottetown, PEI: International Potato Technology Expo 2018, a biennial trade show for potato growers, leading equipment manufacturers and product solutions providers from across the Maritimes and beyond, at the Eastlink Centre. More information at www.potatoexpo.ca.

February 25-27
Nashville, Tennessee: 2018 Annual Meat Conference, showcasing innovative new meat products and solutions, at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center. By the North American Meat Institute. More information at www.meatconference.com.

March 6-8
Fountain Hills, Arizona: 14th International Conference and Exhibition on Device Packaging, includes exhibition and technology showcase, conference and technical workshops, and professional development courses, at the WekoPa Resort and Casino. By IMAPS (International Microelectronics Assembly and Packaging Society). More information at www.imaps.org/devicepackaging.

March 6-8
Kansas City, Missouri: HealthPack 2018, conference analyzing trends in medical device packaging. At the Kansas City Marriott Downtown. More information HERE.

March 6-8
Amsterdam, The Netherlands: PACE (Packaging and Converting Executive) Forum Europe 2018, event brings together hundreds of senior level professionals working within the packaging industry to discuss innovation, technology and challenges. More information at www.arena-international.com/pace.

March 7-8
London, UK: The European Drug Safety Summit 2018, a two-day event bringing together pharmacovigilance personnel from key pharmaceutical companies to address the challenges of monitoring and maintaing drug safety strategies, discussing new technologies and strategies and more. Venue not yet confirmed. More information at www.wplgroup.com/aci/event/european-drug-safety-summit/.

March 10-12
Guangdong, China: Sino-Pack 2018, 25th annual international exhibition on packaging machinery and materials, at the China Import and Export Fair Pazhou Complex. By the Adsale exhibition Services Ltd. More information HERE.

March 11-13
Boston: Seafood Expo North America/Seafood Processing North America 2018, leading trade event for seafood buyers in every market category including retail, restaurant, catering, foodservice and processing. At the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. By Diversified Business Communications. More information at www.seafoodexpo.com/north-america.

March 12-14
Atlanta, Georgia: Snaxpo 2018, event offers latest trends in consumer consumption, new tools and technologies for the snack food industry . At the Georgia World Congress Center. By the Snack Food Association. More information at www.snaxpo.com.

March 13-15
Naples, Florida: FPA 2018 Annual Meeting, at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. By the Flexible Packaging Association. More information HERE.

March 20-22
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam: Propack Vietnam 2018, a total solution event for Vietnam’s food, drink & pharmaceutical industries, at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center. By Bangkok Exhibition Services Ltd. More information at www.propakvietnam.com.

March 20-23
San Diego: ISTA’s TransPack Forum, offers a balance of presentations, case studies, research and solutions from leading global experts on the latest ideas of transport packaging, at the the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina. By ISTA (International Safe Travel Association). More information at www.transportpackagingforum.com.

March 20-23
Cologne, Germany: Anuga FoodTec 2018, trade show presenting innovations and technological visions from processing filling and packaging technology to packaging materials, ingredients, food safety and the entire range of innovations across food technology. At the Koelnmesse. More information at www.anugafoodtec.com/aft/index-4.php.

April 9-12
Atlanta, Georgia: Modex 2018, for manufacturing and supply chain professionals offering latest equipment and technology solutions, at the Georgia World Congress Center. By the Material Handling Industry of America. More information at www.modexshow.com.

April 16-18
Philadelphia: PACK EXPO East 2018, the east coast’s packaging connection offering latest in equipment, technologies and services, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. By PMMI. More information at www.packexpoeast.com.

April 16-18
Birmingham, UK: Food and Drink Expo 2018, where buyers and decision makers across the industry, from grocery, wholesale and specialty retail to foodservice and manufacturing, will converge to uncover the hottest trends, latest product launches and the industry’s vision for the future. At NEC. By William Reed Exhibitions. More information at www.foodanddrinkexpo.co.uk.

April 17-18
Warsaw, Poland: Packaging Innovations Warsaw 2018, Poland’s most important packaging industry event showcasing all ranges of packaging industry finished products, at the EXPO XXI Warszawa. More information at www.packaginginnovations.pl/gb/.

April 17-19
New York, NY: Interphex 2018, a premier pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and device development and manufacturing event, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. By Reed Exhibitions. More information at www.interphex.com.

April 17-20
Seoul, South Korea: Korea Pack 2018, premier and international trade fair for packaging, bringing over 65,000 packaging industry users and experts and over 1,400 suppliers from all over the world. At KINTEX. By the Kyungyon Exhibition Corp. More information at www.koreapack.org/eng/main.asp.

April 24-27
Shanghai: CHINAPLAS 2018, trade show spotlighting the plastics and rubber industries, at the National Exhibition and Convention Center (NECC). More information at www.ChinaplasOnline.com.

April 29-30
Toronto: Bakery Showcase 2018, biennial trade show and conference offering the latest baking ingredients, equipment, services, technology and baked goods, and opportunity to meet qualified buyers, increase brand awareness, launch new products & services, at The International Centre. By the Baking Association of Canada. More information HERE.

May 2-4
Montreal: SET Canada 2018, international trade show with latest on equipment, technology and service for the grocery distribution industry of Canada, at the Palais des Congrès de Montréal. Held concurrently with SIAL Canada 2018. By Comexposium. More information at www.sialcanada.com/en.

May 2-4
Montreal: SIAL Canada 2018, international food, beverage, wine and spirits exhibition for food industry professionals involved in the distribution industry of North America. At the Palais des Congrès de Montréal. Held concurrently with SET Canada 2018. More information at www.sialcanada.com/en.

May 7-11
Orlando, Florida, NPE 2018, plastics trade show on the entire plastics supply chain, at the Orange County Convention Center. By The Plastics Industry Trade Association. More information at www.npe.org.

May 8-11
Barcelona, Spain: Hispack 2018, trade show featuring packaging process and logistics for food and drink, chemicals, cosmetics, perfumery, pharmaceutical, drugstore, industrial goods, food tech and non-food sector. At the Gran Via Venue. More information at www.hispack.com/en.

May 10-12
Bangkok: Labelexpo Southeast Asia 2018, launch of new Labelexpo trade show for label and package printing converters/printers, brand owners, designers and industry suppliers for the Asian and Oceanic markets. At BITEC. More information at www.labelexpo.com.

May 16-17
Manhattan, NY: Luxe Pack New York 2018, 15th annual premier trade show in the U.S. dedicated to creative packaging, at Pier 92. More information at www.luxepacknewyork.com.

May 16-17
Chicago: PACE (Packaging and Converting Executive) Forum USA 2018, event brings together hundreds of senior level professionals working within the packaging industry to discuss innovation, technology and challenges. More information www.arena-international.com/paceusa.

May 22-23
Rosemont, Illinois: The Automation Conference & Expo 2018, the leading peer-to-peer educational and networking event for industrial automation professionals in the process industries, discrete manufacturing and packaging, and includes general and track sessions; in-depth technology workshops and tabletop exhibits, staffed by solutions experts. At the Chicago Marriott O’Hare. More information available at www.theautomationconference.com.

May 29-June 1
Milan, Italy: Ipack-Ima 2018, fair specializing in food and non-food processing and packaging, at the Fiera Milano. Held concurrently with Meat Tech 2018. By Ipack-Ima Srl. More information at www.ipackima.com/en.

May 29 – June 1
Milan, Italy: Meat Tech 2018, trade fair specializing in innovative technology and solutions for meat processing, packaging and distribution. At the Fiera Milano. Held concurrently with Ipack-Ima 2018. More information at www.ipack-ima.com/en/pages/meat-tech-2018.

June 4-7
Phoenix, Arizona: GS1 Connect 2018, where supply chain partners come together to learn from each other how GS1 Standards help them meet today’s business challenges and unlock tomorrow’s opportunities. At the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge. More information HERE.

June 5-8
Mexico City: EXPO PACK Mexico 2018, trade show for packaging and processing technology for Latin America, at the Expo Santa Fe Mexico. By the PMMI. More information at www.expopack.com.mx/2018/en/expopack.

June 6-9
Montreal: Mondial de la bière 2018, an international beer tasting festival now in its 25th year, at the Palais des congrès de Montréal. More information at www.festivalmondialbiere.qc.ca.

June 12-14
New York, NY: EastPack 2018, packaging trade show offering solutions, innovations, equipment and services. At the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. By UBM Live—HBA Global Expo. More information at www.eastpack.packagingdigest.com.

June 13-16
Bangkok, Thailand: Propak Asia 2018, the 26th international processing and packaging technology event for Asia, at the BITEC. By Bangkok Exhibition Services Ltd. More information at www.propakasia.com/ppka/2018/en/index.asp.

June 19-21
Moscow, Russia: RosUpack 2018, the largest exhibition for packaging and labeling in Russia and eastern Europe. At the Crocus Expo. More information at www.rosupack.com/en-GB/.

June 20-22
Regina, Saskatchewan: Canada’s Farm Progress Show 2018, an agricultural equipment trade show specializing in dryland agriculture, livestock equipment, agricultural chemicals, farmstead products and services, at Evraz Place. Show information available at www.myfarmshow.com.

June 27-29
Tokyo: in-Pharma Japan 2018, the 12th international pharmaceutical ingredients expo, at Tokyo Big Sight. By Reed Exhibitions Japan Ltd. More information at www.pijapan.jp/en/.

June 27-30
Taipei, Taiwan: Taipei Pack 2018, international packaging industry trade fair, at the Taipei World Trade Center, Nangang Exhibition Hall. By the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), and the Chinese Taipei Packaging Association. More information available at www.taipeipack.com.tw.

June 30 – July 2
New York, NY: Summer Fancy Food Show 2018, the largest specialty food industry trade event in North America, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. By the Specialty Food Association. More information available HERE.

July 11-13
Shanghai, Chain: ProPak China 2018, is China’s premier trade exhibition for processing and packaging technologies, at the SNIEC Pudong Shanghai. By Allworld Exhibitions. More information available at www.propakchina.net/en/index.html.

July 29-31
Las Vegas, Nevada: Cosmoprof North America 2018, is called the single-most important networking opportunity in the U.S. for all sectors of the global beauty industry, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. By the Professional Beauty Association. More information at www.cosmoprofnorthamerica.com.

August 2-4
Lahore, Pakistan: Plasti & Pack Pakistan—International Plastic and Packaging Industry Exhibition, 16th annual edition of the international plastic and packaging industry event, at the International Expo Centre Lahore. By Pegasus Consultancy Private Ltd. More information at www.plastipacpakistan.com.

September 24-25
Toronto: The 2018 Canadian Coffee & Tea Show, industry expo for independent café owners, restaurateurs, foodservice operators, distributors, franchise operators, and buyers from all sectors of the industry. At the Toronto Congress Centre. Organized by Fulcrum Events, Inc. More information at www.coffeeteashow.ca.

September 25-27
Chicago: Labelexpo Americas 2018, the largest event for the label and package printing industry in the Americas. At the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. More information at www.labelexpo-americas.com/welcome-labelexpo-america.

October 12-13
Greenville, South Carolina: Automotive Packaging Summit 2018, packaging for the automotive industry, at Clemson University. By Pregis LLC. More information at www.autopacksummit.com.

November 14-15
Montreal: PACKEX Montreal 2018, under the name of Advanced Design & Manufacturing Expo 2018 (ADM), the biennial Canadian national packaging, food process, material handling & logistics show featuring packaging technologies, equipment & resources, at the Palais des Congrès de Montréal. Held concurrently with ATX 2018, Design & Manufacturing 2018, Expoplast Canada 2018 trade showa. Sponsored by UBM Canon. More information at www.admmontreal.com/en/packex.

November 26-29
Paris, France: Emballage 2018, international trade show for packaging, processing, printing and handling, at the Paris-Nord Villepinte. By Comexposium. More information available HERE.

 

2019

February 12-14
Atlanta, Georgia: The International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) 2019, a collaboration of three shows: International Feed Expo, International Meat Expo and the International Poultry Expo, representing the entire chain of protein production and processing. The event is sponsored by the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA), North American Meat Institute (NAMI) and U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY). For more information about the IPPE, visit www.ippexpo.org.

February: dates TBD
Yarmouth, Nova Scotia: Eastern Canadian Fisheries Expo 2019, brings together key buyers from across the region, featuring expo showcasing onboard & onshore fishing and harvesting equipment, fish processing and transportation, vessel design and construction and more, at the Yarmouth Mariners Centre. By Master Promotions Ltd. More information available (and forthcoming) at www.ecfx.ca.

March 26-28
Chicago: ProFood Tech 2019, bringing together food and beverage professionals, the biennial show offers the latest trends and technologies in food processing, at McCormick Place. Produced in partnership by PMMI, Koelnmesse, and the International Dairy Foods Association. More information at www.profoodtech.com.

May 3-4
Montreal: CHFA Québec 2019, event dedicated to natural health retailers and health practitioners, Palais des congrès de Montréal. By the Canadian Health Food Association. More information at www.chfa.ca/en/tradeshows/chfa-quebec.html.

June 4-6
Toronto: PACKEX Toronto 2019, the biennial show is called Canada’s national packaging, food process, material handling & logistics trade show, at the Toronto Congress Centre. Held under the banner of Advanced Design & Manufacturing Expo 2019 (ADM), along with ATX 2019, Design & Manufacturing 2019, PLAST-EX 2019 and Powder & Bulk Solids 2019 trade shows. At the Palais des Congrès de Montréal. By UBM Canon. More information at www.admtoronto.com.

September 24-27
Brussels, Belgium: Labelexpo Europe 2019, the world’s largest event for the label and package printing industry at the Brussels Expo. By the Tarsus Group. Information to be available at www.labelexpo-europe.com.

 

2020

June 16-26
Düsseldorf, Germany: drupa 2020, a global-leading trade show for print and cross-media solution held every four years at Messe Düsseldorf. More information at www.drupda.com.

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