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Packaging industry professionals to gather at Sustainability in Packaging Europe in Barcelona, Spain on 12-14 November 2019

Over 300 experts from across the packaging industry will gather in Barcelona, Spain on 12-14 November 2019 to attend the 4th annual Sustainability in Packaging Europe conference (

Sustainability in Europe 2019
Sustainability in Europe 2019

One of the most important functions of packaging will be increased sustainability. This push towards sustainable practices for packaging and a circular economy will be a key influencer, focal point and primary benchmark for the entire packaging supply chain.

To address these future sustainability requirements, Smithers Pira has created Sustainability in Packaging Europe - the only European packaging event designed to offer a 360 perspective on the key challenges and solutions the supply chain are faced with to evolve towards a circular economy. Companies confirmed to speak at the 2019 event will include Britvic, Tesco, Mars, The Coca-Cola Company, Nestlé, Ellen MacArthur Foundation, P&G, SUEZ, Danone and many more soon to be announced.

This year’s conference themes include:

  • Regulatory and societal environment
  • Value chain sustainability: collaboration the key to success
  • Packaging design; collection, sorting and recycling
  • New technologies and approaches, packaging material innovations - Fibre, plastics, paper, cardboard, metal, glass

Delegates to the conference also have the chance to attend two pre-conference workshops on Global Packaging EPR Developments or Bio-Based Packaging, taking place on Tuesday 12 November 2019.

Networking opportunities during the two day conference will exceed expectations with 8 networking breaks and an exclusive drinks reception. Previous year’s attendees included Heineken, Google, Pernod Ricard, Chanel, PepsiCo, Mars, Twinings, Braskem, Suez, Tetra Pak International, GSK, Stora Enso Oy, BP, Tata Steel, Unilever.

For more information on Sustainability in Packaging Europe, please visit

Sponsorship and exhibition opportunities are close to selling out. For more information about sponsorship and exhibition opportunities, please contact Cherrie Keene on +44 (0) 1372 80 2255 or via

About Smithers Pira

Smithers Pira is the worldwide authority on the packaging, paper and print industry supply chains. They provide world-leading expertise and market intelligence, and offer a range of testing services supported by comprehensive facilities in the UK and US. With over 80 years’ technical and scientific experience Smithers Pira helps clients around the world with their business and testing requirements.

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