Increasing Brand Value Through Innovation & Sustainability in Packaging

Packaged US, formerly the American Packaging Summit is the leading industry event for senior packaging professionals working across the sector.

200 attendees will gather in Chicago in April 2016 to discuss and exchange insight, expertise and knowledge about new materials, packaging innovation, design and sustainability.

Featured sessions will include:

  • How to rethink your simplification and cost reduction to drive new innovation in your packaging
  • Delivering sustainability across the supply chain to deliver a circular economy
  • Engage with our live consumer panel, giving you the opportunity to put your questions direct to your customers
  • Unlocking the potentiation of personalization for your brand and product to secure the ultimate in customer engagement
  • Delivering sustainability across the supply chain to deliver a circular economy
  • How to capitalize on intelligent packaging’s ability to extend brand experience and enhance consumer engagement
  • The latest information and expertise on developments in packaging materials
  • Increasing sales through packaging that drives brand value and emotionally connects with customers

     Confirmed Speakers Include…

  • Guido Schmitz, Head, Packaging & Technology Innovation, Global R&D, Bayer Healthcare
  • David Klante, VP, Engineering & Packaging,
    McCain Foods
  • Adam Pawlick,, Senior Director of Packaging, Processing, Technology & Innovation, Bay Valley Foods
  • Adam Schettle, Senior Director Global Packaging: Consumer Experience Design, Motorola
  • Marianne Rosner Klimchuk, Chair Person, Packaging Design Dept., Fashion Institute of Technology
  • Romulo Zamberlan, Packaging Development Manager, Natura
  • Kelly Cramer, Project Associate,
    Sustainable Packaging Coalition
  • Arno Melchior, Global Packaging Director,
    Reckitt Benckinser
  • Damian Mycroft, Global Creative Director,
    Coca Cola Freestyle
  • Kevin Marshall, Creative Director of Design, Global Packaging, Microsoft
  • Marta Wolska-Brys, Packaging Innovation Leader, L'Oréal
  • Susana Illera, Packaging Manager, Quirch Foods

Attendee Feedback

“A very broad reach of sustainability aspects, involving packaging trends” — Global Procurement Director, Johnson & Johnson

Very pleased with the consistency of speakers – all were great! — Assoc. Principal Engineer, Mondelez International

Very productive event! — Senior Manager, Packaging Design, Procurement, & Sustainability, Hewlett-Packard Co.

I continue to find this conference of high-value — Sr Research Principal, The Scotts Company

Diverse, informative and inspirational. — Group Manager – R&D Packaging, Nestle

Great opportunity to hear the opinions and forecasts of leaders from the field of packaging — Sales & Marketing / Package Engineering, CWS Contract Packagin


The 2015 Highlights

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