Be sure not to miss the African Label & Packaging Indaba 8 & 9 September!

The African Label & Packaging Indaba offers a detailed insight into the trends and developments in the South African Labelling and Packaging market. This event is primarily geared at education and innovation and will focus on the main label and packaging segments of PSA, IML, Shrink, Wrap around, flexible packaging, glass, carton, metal, rigid plastics, etc. This event will bring industry leaders from the packaging & labelling industry, equipment & machinery suppliers, manufacturers, Brand Owners & Retailers from the Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) sector, converters and printers to share insight into the developments of their respective value chains in the Southern African Region. This format will set the stage for extensive knowledge share and encourage networking opportunities across various industries. VDS Media would like to invite you and your company to support this event. Be sure not to miss engaging topics and talks from Afripack, BMI Research, Bordic, Brand Union, Distell, Nielsen, Sappi, Sidel, Tadbik , UPM Raflatac, Wasteplan and many more. Topics that will be highlighted at this year’s event include: *Global trends fuelling packaging innovation in Africa *Creating African packaging opportunities across diverse markets *Waste to energy in a resource efficient economy *New substrate capabilities driving supply chain optimization – for paper, film and PET *Capturing luxury packaging imaginations in cosmetics, wines & spirits and confectionery *Beyond the shelf: Linking consumer engagement through interactive packaging / one to one engagement *Food Grade Digital printing: A reality for smaller batches and greater personalisation in packaging – A part of the jigsaw! *Designing for the modern consumer: Revolutionising branding and design *The next big thing – Prototyping in packaging AND *IML: ‘The New Kid on the Block’: How Innovation in IML Benefits Brand Owners *How to maximise opportunities in digital label printing *Effective track & race methods for brands and consumer protection – do you know where your products are? *The what, why and how technical label panel – addressing technical problems in label production *The rise of private labels – taking the next step in packaging *Linerless labels – more uses than one! *The future of label applications – a brand owners perspective *Modernisation and transformative developments for shrink sleeves *New & intelligent labelling technologies – Embedding your packages with smart technology The end of day one will include an interactive networking and cocktail function, to be held at Cafe del Sol in Bryanston. The price to attend is: R 4500 per delegate – For 2 days! R 2800 for one day Special IPSA, PACSA, PIFSA, Plastics SA member fee – R4300 per delegate – For 2 days! To register or for further information contact: VDS Media Jolanda van de Spreng Tel: +27 76 424 0831 Email:jolanda@vdsmedia.co.za www.vdsmedia.co.za