Packaging Events Calendar
By Canadian Packaging StaffGeneral
Conferences, seminars, trade shows, training and more for companies involved in the packaging industry.
Green Bay, Wis.: Converters Expo, package converting technologies exhibition by BNP Media. At the Lambeau Atrium. To register, go to: www.convertersexpo.com.
Auburn Hills, Michigan: Americas Technology Days, annual open-house robotic technologies exhibition and seminars by ABB Robotics. Contact Lauren Ciampichini at 248-391-8763 or Mandy Nahas at 248-736-3991.
Boston: Seafood Expo North America, largest seafood trade event in North America for buyers and suppliers. At the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center. For more information, go to: www.seafoodexpo.com/north-america.
Atlanta, Ga.: MODEX 2014, manufacturing and supply chain exhibition and conference by MHI and Reed Exhibitions. Concurrently with Supply Chain and Transporation USA and Georgia Logisitcs Summit. All the the Georgia World Congress Center. To register, go to: www.modexshow.com.
Johannesburg, South Africa: Food & Drink Technology Africa, exhibition and conference by the MMI South Africa division of Messe München International. At Gallagher Convention Center. To register, go to: www.fdt-africa.com.
Cologne, Germany: Green Polymer Chemistry 2014, international conference on sustainable production of plastics and elastomers by Applied Market Information Ltd. At Maritim Hotel. To register, go to: www.amiplastics.com.
Pointe-Claire, QC: Serigraphie Richford Plant Tour and Networking. Plan tour sponsored by PAC—The Packaging Association. To register, visit www.pac.ca.
Dusseldorf, Germany: ProWein 2014, International Trade Fair for Wines and Spirits. For more information, go to: www.prowein.com.
Bangkok, Thailand: Multilayer Packaging Films 2014, Asia-Pacific conference on specialty flexible packaging applications, materials, markets and manufacturing by Applied Market Information Ltd (AMI). At Swissotel Nai Lert Park. To register, go to: www.amiplastics.com/events.
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Barcelona: Alimentaria 2014, food and beverage shows in the world. For more information, go to: www.alimentaria-bcn.com/en/home.
Montreal: SIAL Canada, international food and beverage exposition by SIAL Group. Jointly with the SET Canada national food equipment and technology exposition. Both at Palais des congrès. To register, go to: www.sialcanada.com.
Vancouver: Live healthy, eat fresh–CPMA, Canadian Produce Marketing Association Convention & Trade Show at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
Toronto: Good Food & Drink Festival, open to public – tastings available. For more information, go to: www.goodfoodfestival.com.
Vancouver: Grocery Showcase West, tradeshow to promote growth and development in the western Canadian grocery industry. At the Vancouver Convention Centre. For more information, go to: www.cfig.ca.
Sao Paulo, Brazil: Vitafoods South America, tradeshow for functional ingredients event. At the Transamerica Expo Center. For more information, go to: www.vitafoodssouthamerica.com.
London, UK: Natural & Organic Products, tradeshow for the European natural and organics industry. At the Grand Hall, Olympia, London. For more information, visit: www.naturalproducts.co.uk.
Charlotte, NC: Southpack, packaging technologies exhibition by UBM Canon. Concurrently with Design & Manufacturing South, PLASTEC South, and Automation Technology Expo (ATX) South. All at Charlotte Convention Center. To register, go to: www.SouthPackShow.com.
Shanghai, China: Luxe Pack Shanghai 2014, luxury goods packaging exhibition. At the Shanghai Exhibition Center. To register, go to: www.luxepack.com.
Mississauga, ON: Optimize Your Package Designs for Efficient Recovery and Reduction of Food Waste, one-day, four-session workshop by PAC—The Packaging Association. To register, visit www.pac.ca.
Golden, CO: MillerCoors Golden Brewery Tour, sponsored by PAC—The Packaging Association. To register, visit www.pac.ca.
Berlin, Germany: Plastic Closure Innovations 2014, conference by applied Market Information Ltd. At Hotel Concorde. To register, go to: www.amiplastics.com.
Cincinnati, Ohio: AWA International Sleeve Label Conference and Exhibition 2014, by Alexander Watson Associates (AWA). At the Hyatt Regency Hotel. To register, go to: www.awa-bv.com.
Toronto: Bakery Showcase 2014, Canada’s national baking industry trade show and conference, by the Baking Association of Canada. At the International Centre. For more information, go to: www.baking.ca.
Mississauga, ON: PAC Packaging Certificate Program: Course 1, three day course w/plant tour on Graphic design and Printing including Digital Printing, Printing Prepress, Bar Codes, Food Safety, Food Preservation and Perspectives on Packaging. To register, visit www.pac.ca.
Essen: Germany: METPACK 2014, global metal packaging trade air and conference by Messe Essen GmbH. At Messe Essen. To register, go to: www.messe-essen.de.
Terrebonne, QC: Tour of Sobeys Distribution Centre. Details to follow. By the PAC—The Packaging Association.
Forth Worth, Texas: TexasPack, packaging technologies exhibition by UBM Canon. Concurrently with Design & Manufacturing Texas, PLASTEC Texas, Automation Technology EXPO (ATX) Texas, MD&M Texas, and Quality Expo Texas. All at the Fort Worth Convention Center. To register, go to: www.TexasPackShow.com.
Düsseldorf, Germany: interpack 2014, international packaging technologies fair by Messe Düsseldorf GmbH. At Messe Düsseldorf Fairgrounds. Contact Messe Düsseldorf (Canada) at 416-598-1524; or go to: www.interpack.com.
New York City: Luxe Pack New York, luxury goods packaging exhibition by Idice Monaco. AT Pier 92. To register, go to: www.luxepacknewyork.com.
Chicago: 2014 Sweets & Snacks Expo, industry tradeshow on snacks and sweets, by the National Confectioners Association. At the McCormick Place. For more information, visit www.sweetsandsnacks.com.
Ile Perrot, QC: PAC Quebec Region Golf Tournament. Details to follow.
Mississauga, ON: PAC Packaging Certificate Program: Course 2: Packaging Polymers. To register, visit www.pac.ca.
Munich, Germany: Automatica 2014, international trade fair for automation and mechatronics by Messe München International. Concurrently with the Maintain trade fair for industrial maintenance. Both at the New Munich Trade Fair Center. To register, go to: www.automatica-munich.com.
Ajax, ON: Central Region Golf Tournament, annual PAC—The Packaging Association central Ontario golf tournament. Details to follow.
Chicago: FMI Connect 2014, food retail trade show and conference by Food Marketing Institute (FMI). At McCormick Place. To register, go to: www.fmiconnect.net.
Mexico City, Mexico: EXPO PACK México 2014, packaging technologies exhibition by PMMI. At the Centro Banamex. To register, go to: www.expopack.com.mx.
Rosemont, Ill.: Sensors Expo & Conference, by Questex Media Group LLC. At Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. To register, go to: www.sensorsexpo.com.
Rosemont, Ill.: LabelExpo Americas 2014, international labeling technologies exhibition by Tarsus Group. At Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. To register, go to: www.labelexpo-americas.com.
Nairobi, Kenya: East Afripack 2014, processing, packaging and converting technologies exhibition by Ipack-Ima S.p.A. At Kenyatta International Conference Center. Contact Ipack-Ima via e-mail at email@example.com.
Moncton, ON: Atlantic Region Golf Tournament, annual PAC—The Packaging Association Atlantic region golf tournament. Details to follow.
Istanbul, Turkey: Eurasia Packaging Fair 2014, international exhibition and conference by Reed Tüyap. At Reed Tüyap Fair Convention and Congress Center. To register, go to: www.packagingfair.com.
Mississauga, ON: PAC Packaging Certificate Program: Course 3: covers metal cans & aerosols, glass packaging, paperboard & folding cartons. To register, visit www.pac.ca.
Tokyo, Japan: COSME Tech 2014, international exhibition for cosmetic ingredients, machinery and packaging by Reed Exhibitions Japan Ltd. Concurrently with COSME Tokyo 2014 cosmetics products exhibition. Both at Tokyo Big Sight. To register, go to: www.cosmetokyo.jp.
Mississauga, ON: PAC Packaging Certificate Program: Course 4: covers corrugate, distribution, and machinery. To register, visit www.pac.ca.
Chicago: PACK EXPO International 2014, packaging technologies exhibition held concurrently with Pharma Expo by PMMI. At the McCormick Place. To register, go to: www.packexpo.com.
Paris, France: Emballage, international packaging exhibition by Comexposium. Concurrently with the Manutention material handling exhibition. Both at Paris Nord Villepinte. To register, go to: www.all4pack.com.
Montreal: Packex Montreal, packaging equipment and technology trade show by UBM Canon. At the Palais des Congres de Montreal. For more information, contact: (English) Jim Beretta at 289-971-0534 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org; (Francais) Tim Lightfoot at 310-996-9446 or via e-mail at email@example.com. Click HERE for the show website.
Philadelphia: PACK EXPO East, packaging technologies exhibition by PMMI. At the Pennsylvania Convention Center. To register, go to: www.packexpo.com.
Munich, Germany: ICE Europe 2015, international converting exhibition by Mack Brooks Exhibitions Ltd. At the Munich Trade Fair Center. To register, go to: www.ice-x.com/europe.
Guadalajara, Mexico: EXPO PACK Guadalajara 2015, packaging technologies exhibition by PMMI. At the Expo Guadalajara. To register, go to www.packexpo.com.
Chicago: Automate 2015, industrial automation technologies exhibition by the Association for Advancing Automation (A3). At the McCormick Place. To register, go to: www.AutomateShow.com.
Cologne, Germany: Anuga FoodTec, international food processing and packaging technologies exhibition by Koelnmesse GmbH. At Koelnmesse fairgrounds. To register, go to: www.anugafoodtec.com.
Toronto: Packex Toronto, packaging equipment and technology trade show by UBM Canon. At the Toronto Congress Centre. For questions about exhibiting, e-mail via Exhibitor.Services@ubm.com. Click HERE for the show website.