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New Fall Workshop, New Faces Keep CPA Moving Forward

The Contract Packaging Association will host the second annual Fall WorkShop on September 24th and 25th, 2012 at the Chicago Marriott O’Hare Hotel.

The Contract Packaging Association will host the second annual Fall WorkShop on September 24th and 25th, 2012 at the Chicago Marriott O’Hare Hotel. Clear the dates on your calendar now so you will be able to attend this exciting event. To register for the WorkShop and to reserve a room at the hotel, go to This event offers not only an excellent opportunity to learn about today’s packaging environment, but also to meet and network with fellow CPA members, both new members and old friends, both contract packagers and Associate Members who are suppliers to the industry.

The CPA 2012 Fall WorkShop will be an ideal opportunity for managers within your organization to acquire knowledge specific to the contract packaging industry, to explore new suppliers of quality goods and services, and to share information and needs with industry peers in a hands-on educational environment.

The WorkShop will be especially useful for:
Operations Managers
Procurement personnel
Quality Control personnel
Human Resources personnel
And . . . anyone wishing to “reload” their packaging “toolbox.”

This exclusive event will include multiple educational tracks with presentations focused on the hottest contract packaging topics, allowing attendees to build their own WorkShop learning experience. Suppliers to the packaging industry will also be exhibiting their newest and most innovative products and services at tabletop exhibits in the Networking Room. Attendees will have ample opportunity to meet with suppliers and learn about their latest technologies.

The WorkShop will begin on Monday, September 24 with a CPA Board meeting and Committee Meetings for those involved. WorkShop Registration will open at 12:00 pm. From 5:30 to 7:00 pm, a Networking Reception Session will be held, during which Associate Member Tabletop Exhibits will be open. A welcoming address and dinner will take place from 7:00 to 8:00 pm. Following dinner, dessert will be served in the Networking Room, where tabletop exhibits will be on display. The room will remain open for attendees’ use until 10:00 pm.

Tuesday will be devoted to working sessions that will include presentations and discussions about OSHA, food quality and safety and sustainability in package design, among other topics. A full agenda is available for download at the CPA web site (

Member costs to attend:

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