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3rd European Food & Beverage Plastic Packaging Summit

Date: 14th March 2018 - 15th March 2018 Location: Amsterdam - The Netherlands

Circular Economy and Latest Technologies Leading the Industry

Following two successful editions of ACI’s European Food & Beverage Plastic Packaging Summit, This 3rd edition will take place on the 14th & 15th March 2018 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. The event will bring together brand owners, retailers, leading sustainability experts, packaging converters and manufacturers, plastic collectors and reclaimers, policy makers and major global organisations involved in the Food & Beverage Plastic Packaging sector. This edition will create partnerships and cover the major concerns by debating with senior representative of the industry.

This year, the conference focus will look at the best strategies for sustainable packaging including recycling and packaging performance, with a stronger focus on the brands and retailers, who will share their thoughts and information on consumer experience and demands for next generation of packaging.

Furthermore, the conference will also explore the European Commission’s Circular Economy Package, and its impact in the entire supply chain dynamics. The event will look into the use of Bioplastics &  Biodegradable & Compostable   Plastics, as well as the latest innovations in the market for printing and labelling.


14th March 2018
15th March 2018
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Miriam Roda – Content
+44 (0)20 3141 0641
Dimitri Pavlyk – Marketing, Sales & Media Partnerships
+44 (0)203 141 0627
Krisztina Maria Szabo – Commercial Partnerships
+44 (0) 203 141 0603
Jayme Burns – Logistics
+44 (0) 203 141 0640


We will confirm the venue approximately 4-6 weeks before the event to ensure we find the most suitable space because numbers can vary dramatically. There will be a discounted accommodation rate for conference attendees.
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  • Market Trends for Sustainable Packaging in 2018 and Beyond
  • Latest Innovations in Design, Manufacturing, Additive and Convertor technology
  • Case studies from retailers/brands on packaging and design needs in the Food & Beverage industry
  • Expectations and Targets of EU Waste Legislation on Packaging and Packaging Waste
  • What does the European Commission Circular Economy Package mean for the plastics packaging supply chain
  • Analysis and Comparison of Performance Materials in different applications
  • Advancing Plastics Converters and Manufacturers Capabilities and Technologies
  • Life Cycle Assessments and environmental impact
  • Philippe Diercxsens, Packaging & Environment Manager, Danone Waters Division
  • Graham Houlder, Director Sustainability, Flexible Packaging Europe
  • Antonino Furfari, Recycling & Advocacy Manager, European Plastics Recyclers
  • Michiel De Smet, Project Manager, New Plastics Economy, Ellen MacArthur Foundation
  • Peter Sundt, Secretary General, EPRO
  • Joachim Quoden, Managing Director, EXPRA
  • Geert Bergsma, Manager – Life Cycle Analysis, CE Delft
  • Vlad Savinov, Senior Packaging Analyst, Smithers Pira
  • Norbert Schmitz, Managing Director, ISCC
  • Roy Visser, Director Business Development YXY, Synvina
  • Neil Court-Johnston, Commercial Director, Nampak Plastics
  • Stephan Roest, Market Development Manager, Corbion Group Netherlands
  • Karlheinz Hausmann, Global Sustainability R&D Leader, DuPont de Nemours International Sàrl
  • Kurt Stark, Director, Business Development, Buergofol GmbH
  • Fredy Dinkel, Head of the Environmental Consulting Department, Carbotech AG
  • Olivier Frederix, Marketing Manager Radiant Color, Radiant Color
  • Stefan Pöschel, Head Of Sales & Business Development, Saperatec
  • Rory Hogarty, Managing Director, Biobag Ireland
  • Arne Wiese, Product Manager Bottles & Shapes, KHS Corpoplast GmbH
  • Françoise Bonnet, Secretary General, ACR+
  • Wolfgang Czizegg, President, Waldorf Technik
  • Kurt Stark, Director Business Development, Buergofol
  • David De Corte, Global Business Development Manager, Addivant Belgium SPRL

ACI events attract a targeted, senior level audience. For this event, expect to meet senior representatives from the following types of companies in the Food & Beverage Packaging industry:

  • Brand owners
  • Retailers
  • Plastic Converters
  • Plastic manufacturers
  • Plastic collectors and reclaimers
  • Latest technology developments
  • Packaging and label designers and producers
  • Policy makers
  • Environmental organizations

If you would like to be considered as a speaker at the event for a 20-30 minute presentation, please submit an abstract for consideration to:

Miriam Roda

Phone: +44 (0) 203 141 0641

E-mail: mroda@acieu.net

ACI has put together a range of packages to suit your requirements. These range from branding options, to full scale partner solutions and can be tailored to meet your objectives and budgets.

If you are launching a new product or service and wish to gain visibility and brand recognition within your industry, contact us today!

For commercial opportunities, please contact:

Krisztina Maria Szabo

Phone: +44 (0) 203 141 0603

E-mail: kszabo@acieu.net

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3rd European Food & Beverage Plastic Packaging - Conference Pass (inc. documentation pack)£1,275.00Inclusive of 20% Early Bird Discount, valid only until 29th September. Standard Rate - £1,595
3rd European Food & Beverage Plastic Packaging - Documentation Package Only£420.00
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