ADF&PCD PARIS 2018 TO FILL UP ON IDEAS!

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Modern packaging conveys emotions and provides real added value.

Emerging technologies make packaging ever more attractive, but behind the apparent simplicity of an end product lies a whole world of innovations at work, constantly on the watch, and in a state of perpetual evolution.

Paris will once again, in 2018, be the capital of innovation and packaging solutions thanks to ADF&PCD PARIS 2018 on the 31st January and 1stFebruary in Paris - Porte de Versailles (Pavillon 7).

ADF&PCD PARIS 2018 to fill up on ideas!

14 editions of PCD dedicated to cosmetics packaging and 12 editions of ADF dedicated to aerosol innovation and dispensing and spray systems. This major event for the profession, that brings together the leading suppliers and brand professionals, is viewed as the packaging congress/exhibition of the year that cannot be missed.

With over 450 exhibitors – suppliers of cosmetics packaging and aerosols – including 86 newcomers compared with last year, ADF&PCD PARIS 2018 is a genuine platform for the industry, and the first, and leading, packaging event of the year. In a new, more spacious venue, the 2018 edition has gained in exhibition area, conference programmes and activities.

WHY HAVE ADF&PCD PARIS 2018 BECOME AN ABSOLUTE MUST?

à IT IS A REAL MEETING POINT FOR PROFESSIONALS

The event is a unique opportunity –in the heart of Paris – to meet a range of highly professional suppliers from around the world, to source new partners, build or develop a professional network, discover the latest innovations and new trends and talk with the players on the market.

It is also a genuine springboard for numerous innovations launched on the packaging market in the aerosol and dispensing/spray systems industry, highlighted at the two ADF&PCD Awards ceremonies.

Indeed, this year, the categories and jury have been further enhanced thanks to the addition of experts from leading brands and media, who will single out the most outstanding innovations.

The new members of the PCD jury include Sylvie Bénard, Director for the Environment at LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, and Philippe Briand, Packaging Development and Launch Coordination Director, Clarins.

Applications for the Awards are open until 7 November 2017.

(Further information on the web sites).

à IT IS A CONFERENCE PROGRAMME FEATURING THE LEADING EXPERTS

The PCD conference programme is being revamped in 2018 and ADF likewise!

Following numerous exchanges over the last few months with buyers, brand owners, suppliers to the packaging and aerosols industry, the organisers are offering an even richer content, that ever better matches visitors’ requirements and expectations : presentations on future trends, technical case studies, legislative updates, examples of successes and failures, solutions to meet challenges linked to sectors like beauty care, the automotive industry, or the pharmaceutical industry, in particular in terms of aerosols. 

Innovation, transfers of technology, digitisation and sustainable development will remain key topics at the conferences.

The main sessions announced for PCD are:

- The latest global packaging trends in the world of beauty

- The consumer’s vision of packaging (consumer trends)

- Reinventing the consumer relationship by re-enchanting the point-of-sales

- Brand-supplier collaboration

- Regulations and innovation: using CSR and social networks to protect your brand

- Sustainable and Digital Development: is digitisation the right way to become a more sustainable company?

- The packaging challenges in eCommerce

- Is design a tool for making more innovative packaging?

And for ADF:

- Trends on the global market

- Production and aerosol technologies: technical progress and innovations 

- Eco-design and sustainable development: challenges and prospects

- Aerosol and dispensing techniques: state of the art

In addition to the set of talks launched last year : The Metal Can Packaging Forum - Drinks (MCP) dedicated to metal packaging ; the theme this year will focus on drinks and beverages.

à 2018 : NEW EVENTS AT THE HEART OF THE CONGRESS-EXHIBITION

This year, in addition to the conferences and Awards, the congress-exhibition will feature new zones to enable you to source even more innovations. Come and discover, inter alia:

The Accelerator Zone

The Accelerator Zone is a platform dedicated to start-ups who wish to meet, exchange and present innovations that will revolutionalise the packaging of the future.

 The Innovation & Technology Theatre (ITT)

The Innovation & Technology Theatre is an interactive conference area open to all visitors at the heart of the exhibition area to preview suppliers’ latest innovations and new products, or most recent launches, with the suppliers present or through a short interactive presentation.

The Pentawards

An exclusive area in the exhibition in order to present the award-winners of the most prestigious world competition exclusively dedicated to all forms of packaging design. 

ADF&PCD PARIS 2018: « THE PLACE TO BE «  

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

ADF&PCD PARIS 2018 are a unique concept that groups together two highly synergistic trade fairs. The first, leading packaging event of the year, it is no doubt the European professional reference in aerosol, spray and dispensing systems and cosmetics packaging innovation. Every year, it brings together all the players in perfumes & cosmetics, in addition to the pharmaceutical, food, automotive and other sectors.

An event not to be missed, ADF&PCD has long been acclaimed by brands and industry. A more spacious, highly functional venue, 450 exhibitors expected to attend, over 6000 visitors representing more than 70 countries, over 70 speakers, 2 awards ceremonies, and an opportunity to preview any number of innovations… ADF&PCD PARIS 2018 is designed as an event where innovation and a relaxed, friendly atmosphere are, and remain, the hallmark.

THE NEW SITES ARE ON LINE AND REGISTRATION IS OPEN!  

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