Smithers’ Sustainability in Packaging Europe conference returns to Barcelona in November 2021

Following on from last year’s hugely successful online event and the 2019 in-person event which attracted over 500 attendees, Sustainability in Packaging Europe plans to return to Barcelona across the 3-4 November 2021.

‘Key event for the packaging industry to come together and discuss solutions to address Sustainability challenges’ – Packaging Research & Plastics Development Engineer, Dow

Recognised within the industry as the must-attend European conference to drive sustainable practices for packaging and a circular economy, the community continues to grow two-fold with previous attendees including Carrefour, Unilever, dyson, Tetra Pak, P&G, Mondelez International, Nestlé, Arla, Fonterra, Carlsberg, WRAP, Reckitt Benckiser, Associated British Foods. The conference has been praised for its content, key influencer discussions and a primary benchmark for the packaging supply chain.

This year’s conference promises to provide an unparalleled learning and networking opportunity for anyone within the packaging industry with confirmed speakers from The European Commission, Coca-Cola, H&M, Kellog Europe, Diageo, Tesco, SUEZ, Mars, PepsiCo, Barilla, Amcor to name a few.

The first day will cover sessions on new legislations, new packaging models, brand perspectives and recycled content.  On day two the conference will be divide into tracks focusing on innovative technologies, novel materials and recycling with each track being interchangeable for attendees.

Across the two days, delegates are able to network during the lunches and breaks while also visiting the exhibition hall of over 30 companies showcasing their products and packages.

‘The place “TO BE”, today, for a sustainable future of our business’ – Packaging Research & Sustainability Manager, Barilla.

Visit for more information. Readers can use discount code SPEU21GP when registering and enjoy a 10% discount.