As a result of an exclusive cooperation agreement signed between the Tokyo Pack Secretariat of Japan Packaging Institute (JPI) and the International Packaging Press Organization (IPPO), a Press Mission consisting of 13 professional packaging editors and journalists from nine countries will be attending Tokyo Pack 2012 to report on the largest and most significant packaging exhibition in Asia (2 – 5 October 2012, Tokyo Big Sight).
The editors and journalists from the UK, USA, Netherlands, Norway, Columbia, Australia, Singapore, India and Japan will also present the 2nd edition of the International Packaging Press Organization: Global Packaging Trends Conference on 3 October 2012 at Tokyo Big Sight. A series of six presentations conducted by IPPO members will span the globe and discuss current regional packaging trends in Asia, North America, Latin America, Europe, Australasia, as well as global trends in plastic packaging.
Stuart Hoggard, President, IPPO, said, “As professional packaging journalists and editors, IPPO members are engaged with all aspects of the packaging industry on a daily basis and have accumulated wide ranging knowledge that makes them undisputed experts in their specific markets". This second edition of IPPO: Global Packaging Trends Conference at Tokyo Pack 2012 will help the packaging industry understand the important issues faced by regional markets around the world.
The conference presentations
Packaging Trends in Asia – Stuart Hoggard, publisher, PackWebasia.com; IPPO President (Singapore);
Packaging Trends in North America – Patrick Reynolds, editor, Packaging World; IPPO Vice President (USA);
Packaging Trends in Latin America – Lilián Robayo Páez, editor in chief, El Empaque (Columbia);
Packaging Trends in Europe – Des King, The Write Stuff (UK);
Packaging Trends in Australasia – Lindy Hughson, managing editor, PKN Packaging News (Australia);
Global Trends in Plastic Packaging – Steven Pacitti, editor, Plastics in Packaging (UK).
The IPPO: Global Packaging Trends Conference will take place at Tokyo Pack 2012 on 3 October (1045hrs to 1600hrs), at Hall East 5 – 2nd stage, Tokyo Big Sight. Attendance is free.
Formed in September 1974, the International Packaging Press Organization is an independent and non-profit making society of more than 80 professional journalists from 32 countries worldwide specialized in writing and reporting packaging and the packaging supply chain. Members meet regularly to exchange and share views and opinions on the latest 'hot' topics impacting the packaging industry.
The IPPO network of journalists worldwide is ideally positioned to act as the bridge, communicating between industry and its customers.