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5th Packaging Excellence Conference

5th Packaging Excellence Forum 2019 is an executive platform to discuss the industry challenges for Innovations, Sustainability, Branding & Marketing, Inspirational & Active Packaging. Packaging Excellence Forum (PEF2019) Amsterdam, Netherlands is an invitation only event which helps the senior packaging professionals throughout the supply chain to forge strong and ever lasting business relationships to share best practice and knowledge about the very latest researches affecting the trends in packaging industry.

5th Packaging Excellence Forum is Industry’s leading event will provide an excellent sourcing platform for the international manufacturers, professional buyers, and decision makers in plastics, printing and packaging industries, but also brings the opportunity for all participants to network and exchange relevant information with each other.

Last year the conference offered brand owners, retailers, packaging converters, manufacturers, suppliers and recyclers, the chance to:


Hear from companies who are leading in sustainability, including Nestle, L’Oreal, Pantone, Esko, Danone Waters, Twinings, European Aluminium Association, The Packaging Society and many more to come.


Understand the challenges and solutions to the biggest challenges faced by the packaging supply chain, through a truly unique programme with sessions addressing the circular economy


Connect with new business contacts at an exclusive networking drinks reception


Network with over 200 attendees from across the sustainability in packaging value chain, including Decapack, Esko, Pantone, PPG, Toppan, Vesna, Walimai and many more


Extend learnings by attending a exhibitions & Fire side panel discussions ahead of the conference

Our Expert Panel

Featured Industries

The Packaging Excellence Forum (PEF2019) brings together the leading edge technology and the solution provider with unparalleled business strategies and the knowledge of the markets. We have built a strong reputation in the market by providing exclusive business intelligence and the industry trend analysis to the solution provider from the world’s leading:

Program Format

Interactive Presentations

The strategic keynote presentations and real life case study discussions will enable you to learn about the latest industry trends and challenges. Brand owners researched based presentations coupled with the new product presentation by the attending solutions providers will give you the best industry experiences

Business Meeting

Enhance your business partnerships with the exclusive pre-arranged strategic face-to-face business meetings. These meetings are organized in the most professional manner with the prior notification to ensure the best returns.

Exhibition Space

A private space delicately to represent your own brand will always help to stand out from the rest. It allows you to display your products and give live demonstrations allowing delegates to have hand-on experience.

Corporate Panel

Programme where industry experts join hands together to form an interactive panel led by the leaders from all round the world come together to discuss the most challenging industry driven trends.

Executive Dinner

The informal table meetings provides a best opportunity for building interpersonal networking business relations.

Networking Opportunity

The programme enables to have more then 12+ networking hours that helps to built more business relationships though formal ad-hoc meetings

Job Title Analysis

  • Global Packaging Head
  • Innovation Manager Packaging
  • Packaging Design Manager
  • Director Packaging Buyer
  • Procurement Packaging Manager
  • Purchasing Director
  • Global Category Buyer
  • Head Packaging Engineer
  • Packaging R & D Head
  • Senior Packaging Manager
  • Senior Packaging Technologist
  • Packaging Outsourcing Manager
  • Packaging Development Head
  • Vendor Selection Head
  • Supply Chain Manager

Delegate Panel

Food & Beverages

  • Anheuser-Busch InBev
  • Amadori
  • Bunge Europe
  • Coca-Cola
  • Carlsberg
  • Danone
  • Diageo
  • Emmi Fresh Products
  • General Mills
  • Kellogg
  • Limagrain
  • Rieber & Son
  • SABMiller
  • Ülker
  • Unilever
  • Kraft foods
  • Kimberly Clark
  • Molson Coors
  • Nestle


  • Abbott
  • Astra Zeneca
  • Almirall
  • Bayer Health Care
  • Boehringer Ingelheim
  • Daiichi Sankyo
  • Esteve
  • Eisai
  • Ferring
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Grünenthal
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Lilly
  • Merck & Co
  • Novartis
  • Orion Pharma
  • Pfizer
  • Takeda Pharmaceutical
  • Merck & Co


  • Avon
  • Colgate Palmolive
  • Colomer Group
  • Gillette Company
  • Groupe Pierre Fabre
  • L'Occitane
  • L'Oreal Group
  • Lush
  • Oriflame Cosmetics
  • Piz Buin
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Reckitt Benckiser
  • Sisley
  • Schwarzkopf
  • The Boots Company
  • Unilever
  • Vorwerk & Company
  • Tommy Hilfiger
  • Deckers


  • Audemars Piguet
  • Bose
  • Cartier
  • Chateau Petrus Wine
  • Christian Dior
  • Fendi
  • Ferrari
  • Givenchy
  • Harry Winston
  • Hermes
  • IWC
  • Lotos
  • Perrier Jouet
  • Prada
  • Rolex
  • Versace
  • Gucci
  • Louis Vuitton
  • RH Smith & Sons Ltd

Benefits of Attending PEF


Conference Agenda

Registration and Itinerary Collection

Chairman's Welcome Remarks



Hans Van BochoveVice-President Public Affairs & Government Relation

"Integrated Sustainability as a fundamental pillar of packaging DNA for brand development"

Kevin Vyse,Packaging professional and Circular Economy advocate

Networking & Exhibition - Business Meeting 1, Business Meeting 2, Business Meeting 3


"Global trends in World Packaging Scenario, the way forward"

Chakravarthi AVPS, Global Ambassador

"Sustainability in packaging development"
Eelco Smit, Senior Director Sustainability. | Niels Prinsen, Structural Packaging Designer

Networking Lunch & Exhibition

"Single Use Plastics proposal of Directive - Impact on DANONE products"

Philippe Diercxsens, Packaging and Environment Manager

"Luxury Packaging: Why creativity is more important than ever before!"

Werner Koessler, Sr.Sustainability Manager

Business Meeting 4, Business Meeting 5, Business Meeting 6



Gokhan Karasu, Packaging Development and Design Manager

Chairman's Closing Remarks

Registration and Itinerary Collection

Chairman's Welcome Remarks


"Rethinking Industry 4.0 - Future proofing the Packaging Sector against Sustainability and Climate Change risks"
Lowellyne James, UN Speaker & CEO

"Better recyclability – modulated fees in the new German Packaging Act"
Dr. Matthias Klein, Resource Productivity in Waste Management, Recovery of Recyclables

Networking & Exhibition - Business Meeting 7, Business Meeting 8, Business Meeting 9


"Moving EPR to the next level to support industry to comply with new challenges from legislation and public demand"
Joachim Quoden, Managing Director


Paul Bruijn, Senior Global Lead Safety and Environment


"Sustainable packaging an essential element for human health and wellbeing"

Sian Young, CEO/Founder-UN-TEDEx Speaker



Chairman’s Closing Remarks & End of Day 2

Solutions at PEF

  • Aluminum Packaging
  • Automation Technology
  • Bio Polymers
  • Bio-plastics
  • Bottling Machinery
  • Branding
  • Closures & Containers
  • Corrugated Materials
  • Compostable Packaging
  • Consumable Material
  • Contract Manufacturing
  • Design
  • Eco Design
  • Flexible Material
  • Functional Packaging
  • Glass Packaging
  • Graphic Design
  • Green Manufacturing
  • Interactive Packaging
  • Nanotechnology
  • Outsourcing
  • Labeling Technologies
  • Packaging Machinery
  • Paper Packaging
  • Prototyping
  • Recyclable Material
  • Reduced Material Packaging
  • Rigid Plastics
  • Safety Compliance
  • Structural Design
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Printing Technologies
  • Product Life-cycle Management

Annual Industry Growth Trend

$Billion 2013

$Billion 2015

$Billion 2018

$Billion 2020

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