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European Food & Beverage Plastic Packaging

Date: 15th May 2024 - 16th May 2024 Location: Porto - Portugal

ACI’s European Food & Beverage Plastic Packaging Summit –the future of sustainable packaging solutions!

Join us on the 15th & 16th of May 2024 in the vibrant city of Porto, Portugal, for an exceptional gathering of industry leaders and innovators.

The European Food & Beverage Plastic Packaging Summit on the 15th & 16th of May 2024 is a pivotal event that promises insights and strategies to address the challenges and opportunities shaping the food & beverage packaging landscape. Our conference, will feature thought-provoking discussions and interactive sessions aimed at propelling the industry forward.

Save the date – the 15th & 16th of May 2024 – and mark your calendar for this indispensable event. Network with peers, gain valuable knowledge, and discover the latest advancements in sustainable plastic packaging at the European Food & Beverage Plastic Packaging Summit in Porto, Portugal.


15th May 2024
16th May 2024
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Shana Kaur – Content
+44 20 3141 0612
Dimitri Pavlyk – Marketing & Delegate Sales
+44 (0) 203 141 0610
Krisztina Maria Szabo – Commercial Partnerships
+44 (0) 203 141 0603
Luca Mircoli – Logistics
+44 20 3141 0619
Joanna Mieloch – Delegate Sales
+48 (0) 61 646 7036


Hilton Porto Gaia
R. de Serpa Pinto 124
Porto, Vila Nova de Gaia 4400-307 Portugal

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+351 22 244 9200
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  • Market Outlook, Trends & Updates
  • Policy & Regulation
  • Feedstock Developments: The Next 5 Years?
  • Innovative Packaging Designs
  • Reduce, Re-Use & Recycle: Challenges & Opportunities
  • The Rise of Biodegradable Packaging
  • Consumer Experience: Utilising The Consumer to Aid The Recycling Process
  • Bridging the Gap Between The Value Chain
  • Sustainable Business Practices
  • Scaling Up and Overcoming Costs
  • Chairperson: Paul Davidson, Challenge Director Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging , UK Research & Innovation
  • Ana Gascón, WWW Director in Europe, The Coca-Cola Company
  • Mike Baxter, External Affairs Director, Berry Global (Europe)
  • Isaac Rosenberg, Global Business Development Manager, Eastman
  • Arjan Gerrits, Sustainability Commericial Lead, Shell  
  • Neal Geryl, Business Development Director , Berry bpi 
  • Maria Vera Duran, Project Manager, EuRIC
  • Adela Putinelu, Head of Policy & Sustainability, Plastic Energy
  • Montgomery Jaritz, Co-Founder & Managing Director, IonKraft GmbH
  • Hans Van Bochove, Managing Partner, EU Corporate Advocacy Group
  • Dejan Mitrovic, CEO, Moree
  • Brendan Hill, Sustainable Market Development & Sales for pio-polymers EMEA, Braskem
  • Vincent Mooij, Director, CIRCPACK by Veolia
  • Judit Guerra-Falcon, Technical Affairs and Circular Economy Manager, Plastics Europe
  • Daniel Lladó, Global Product Manager Plastics, Vibrantz Technology
  • Luan Gavião, Market Development Manager, Synthomer
  • Synco de Vogel, Adhesives Technical Service Representative, Synthomer
  • Joachim Quoden, Managing , EXPRA
  • Sophie Kieselbach, Team Lead Expert, Makersite
  • Camila Errazuriz, Chief Staff Officer, Bioelements
  • Lucas van der Schalk, CEO, Corplex

If you would like to be considered as a speaker for the event with a 25 -30  minute presentation, please submit an abstract for consideration to:


Shana Kaur

Tel: + 44 0203 141 0612

E-mail: [email protected]



Makersite’s Product Lifecycle Intelligence software integrates cost, sustainability, compliance, and supply chain risk data into a single platform.
It enables product engineering, procurement, and expert teams to conduct in-depth analyses across sustainability, cost, risk, and regulatory compliance factors simultaneously. As a result, several teams can collaborate effectively, significantly reducing decision-making and analysis time from months to minutes.
Enterprise Manufacturers use the platform to automate product lifecycle assessments (LCAs) by integrating multiple data sources to deliver reports and analysis on compliance, EPDs, PCFs, Scope 1,2 & 3, forecasts and should costs.



We are Latin America’s leading company in the development and sale of biodegradable and compostable plastic packaging. We research and develop innovative solutions based on science and technology. We promote biodegradability as a sustainable, realistic option that reduces environmental impact. We aim to promote change in the plastic industry, by transforming residues into energy for our planet.




Vibrantz Technologies is a leading global provider of specialty chemicals and materials whose purpose is to bring color, performance and vibrancy to life. Serving over 11,000 customers, our products and technologies perform in a wide array of applications and make their way into myriad consumer products. Specific to color solutions, Vibrantz specializes in liquid dispersions and dry powder pigments for paints and coatings, thermoset plastics and thermoplastics applications. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, the company employs over 5,000 people and operates 65+ manufacturing sites across six continents.


What we do: We’re a world-leading supplier of high-performance, highly specialised chemicals that are applied across key industries such as coatings, construction, adhesives, and healthcare. Here we are introducing our Plastic Modification segment, a key partner for all stakeholders in the packaging industry value chain, enabling mono-material design and increasing circularity of plastics.

Our business model: Innovation, sustainability and customer service sit at the heart of our business model. We focus on these key elements, drawing on our unique teams and assets to deliver high-performance solutions in pursuit of a common goal, creating value for all our stakeholders.

Where we work: We employ 4,400 employees across nearly 40 locations worldwide. Our headquarters are in London, UK. We serve our customers from regional centres in Europe, North America and Asia – while also operating innovation hubs in Harlow, UK; Marl, Germany; Akron in Ohio, USA and Kulai, Malaysia.


For over five decades, Corplex has held a dominant position as the premier provider of reusable transport packaging solutions in the European market. With operations spanning nine manufacturing facilities across France, the UK, Slovakia, Spain, and the US, Corplex specialises in extruding top-tier polypropylene sheets for a diverse range of packaging applications and components. These include boxes, bins, dividers, shelf-ready packaging, handheld containers, large foldable containers, and countless bespoke solutions that answer clients’ specific requirements.

Corplex packaging solutions are engineered for durability, capable of enduring 100 rotations without breaking or tearing, even under the most demanding transportation conditions. Corplex’s commitment to excellence extends far beyond offering an extensive range of reusable and foldable packaging options; it also adheres to the stringent principles of the circular economy, in which no valuable material goes to waste. Through its take-back program, Corplex ensures that every reusable product they supply to clients is returned for integral recycling into new packaging applications.

This approach not only promotes environmental sustainability but also enables Corplex clients to have access to prime recycled material, leading to reduced CO2 emissions and lower packaging costs. Corplex’s mission is to close the loop on materials, empowering their clients to make measurable strides towards a sustainable packaging future.


With a global vision of the future, oriented toward people and sustainability, Braskem is engaged in contributing to the value chain in order to strengthen the circular economy. Its more than 8.000 team members are dedicated to improving people’s lives through sustainable solutions in chemicals and plastics. With its corporate DNA rooted in innovation, Braskem offers a comprehensive portfolio of plastic resins and chemical products for diverse industries, such as food packaging, construction, manufacturing, automotive, agribusiness, health and hygiene, and more. Braskem’s global headquarter is in São Paulo, and EMEA head office is based in Rotterdam. In total, there are more than 40 industrial units in Brazil, the United States, Mexico, and Germany, exporting its products to clients in over 80 countries.

Braskem is also a global leader in biopolymers production on an industrial scale. Its I’m greenTM bio-based product portfolio is made from sugarcane, which absorbs CO2 from the atmosphere as it grows. I’m greenTM bio-based plastics enable brands in their sustainability journey.


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

Tel: + 44 0203 141 0603

E-mail: [email protected]


  • Heads of packaging, sustainability, waste, quality, environmental affairs & innovation from:
  • Brand owners – food & beverage
  • Retailers
  • Packaging manufacturers
  • Converters
  • Recycling plant owners
  • Brand owners, retailers, packaging manufacturers, converters


PETplanet Insider is published by the privately-owned publishing house heidelberg business media GmbH, established in 1999. PETplanet Insider:

  • keeps you up-to-date in our business news and technical articles about new developments in the industry and along the whole PET value chain, from the virgin or recycled material right to the filled, capped, labelled and inspected bottle.
  • takes you to processors, manufacturers and fillers all over the world, revealing their ideas, practices and solutions in our Editour reports, on-site stories, interviews, market analysis and trade show reviews.
  • offers you a platform to present your company and your expertise , via multiple advertising formats or our moderated knowledge encyclopaedia WikiPETia.
  • is published 10 times a year.
  • is distributed in more than 140 countries.
  • has 12,000 readers
  • and a print run of 5,000-6,000 per issue.

FB Tech Review is the only one of its kind, knowledge platform that brings to its audience insider information from the food and beverage technology space. With our unique peer-to-peer learning approach, we connect elements from the different ends of the spectrum. We bring together senior decision-makers from leading organizations and their counterparts in their domains under one roof so that they can share their wisdom, knowledge and technological expertise among peers–accelerating the growth of the space.

Food and Beverages Tech Review

Tecnon OrbiChem provides independent, third-party, expert assistance to chemicals producers and consumers, financial institutions and government agencies on projects and strategic issues. Our Individual Project Studies team advises customers on planning, marketing and market development, product diversification, mergers and acquisitions or divestments.


Worldofchemicals is an online chemical portal (B2B industry) based in India. As an extension of the portal, we have our Chemical Today Magazine covering chemistry and chemical industry. Chemical Today is a top selling chemical magazine around the world. The magazine is designed to deliver the most relevant trends and technologies. It caters highly useful articles, case studies, views & visions of industry leaders and information on the latest products, research, innovations & process equipment. Chemical Today comprehensively covers national & international current affairs, upcoming projects, events and other significant research & development in the chemical industry. Created by a group of industry veterans associated with the global chemical industry for over two decades, the World of Chemicals portal is a ‘one stop solution’, for the chemical fraternity.

Moving a step further, Chemical Today Media now organizes virtual conferences & webinars for the chemical industry which helps to connect with many corporate audiences from the chemical industry  and in turn creates brand awareness for the company.
Chemical Today TV: Showcases- Industry Experts Viewpoint, Management Interviews and Discussions


Fecc is the voice of the Chemical Distribution Industry in Europe. With a growing membership of companies and national associations, Fecc represents around 1,600 companies of which many are small and medium sized companies (SMEs). Fecc and its members contribute to innovation and sustainability besides adding value in the supply chain, by sourcing, developing, marketing, and distributing a wide range of specialty chemicals and ingredients to over one million downstream users ranging from automotive, electronics, paint, construction to pharmaceutical, cosmetics, food and nutrition industries, each with their own specialised needs. The Chemical distribution industry in Europe employs more than 30,000 people and has an annual sales leverage of approximately €28 billion.



Packaging Herald is a B2B bimonthly magazine about packaging news and trends, which provides practical tips and in­novation insights for daily business. It creates communication and an infor­mation exchange platform for all participating parties that deal with packaging and related services.



PIE – Plastics Information Europethe well-known newsletter and online portal, boasts daily updated online coverage of the industry’s most important news. PIE offers staff-researched price reports on standard and technical thermoplastics, polyurethanes and PET, as well as industry reports – including market trends and other background articles. Additional attractive features of this website are the opportunity to create personal price reports and individualised polymer price charts.

Providing independent market information, the PIE price indices are accepted throughout the industry and embedded in countless supplier contracts. More than 5,500 European companies already trust in our data and industry coverage.


Plastics Technology

Plastics-Technology: We are the largest publication in providing the latest information about Plastic Technology, with an operation more than decade. Plastic Technology has evolved itself to be the best on predicting the latest trends in the Plastic Sector. We advertise and market the most pioneer companies in this sector catering the needs. We proclaim much of pride in contributing significant analysis of the rapid developments by channelizing the right market strategies, minute to minute feeds and coupling dominant businesses. Most of the Suppliers that have engaged with us have a reputation in this Industry for more than 15 years.



PlasticPortal.eu® is a business portal for the professionals in the plastics industry in Czech and Slovak republic. The purpose of the portal is a comprehensive support for managers in carrying out tasks associated with increasing sales, supplies the best solution in the field of raw materials, machines and equipment, company promotion and human resources seeking.



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• A pre-event informal introduction the evening before the conference
• A minimum of five hours’ networking built into the two day conference agenda
• A networking grid which enables you to make your target contacts aware you are looking for them
• The option to join either social drinks or dinner during the evening of Day One
• ACI’s on-site team will assist you in locating your hard-to-find target contacts & make face-to-face introductions

Of course, if there is anybody you are unable to meet over the two days, ACI’s event team will do their best to initiate contact after the event.






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European Food & Beverage Plastic Packaging - Documentation Package Only
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