Events

FPA 2018 Annual Meeting

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - Thursday, March 15, 2018
All Day Event
The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples, Florida
2600 Tiburon Drive
Naples, FL 34109

The FPA Annual Meeting - Connecting. Advancing. Leading. will be held at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples, Florida, March 13-15, 2018.

The FPA 2018 Annual Meeting is for FPA Members Only. Non-members, who are eligible for membership, may only attend the meeting if they are sponsored by a current FPA Member and have not attended a meeting in the past. Please click here to view FPA members

The hotel reservation deadline was Friday, January 26, 2018. The Ritz-Carlton Golf and Beach Resorts are sold out. If you would like to be added to a waiting list for the hotel, please contact fpa@flexpack.org. The Ritz-Carlton recommends the following local hotels:

Meeting Information

The meeting will offer great networking opportunities for industry leaders and senior management and features the presentation of the winners of the 2018 FPA Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards. The content-rich agenda will focus on industry-specific topics, issues and challenges. Conference attendees will hear presentations on: 
 

ChefJeffH  

If You Can See It, You Can Be It

Chef Jeff Henderson, Inspiring Celebrity Chef, Star of Flip My Food with Chef Jeff & Author of If You Can See It, You Can Be It
 

     

Chef Jeff's appearance is being generously sponsored by:

Charter NEX Films, Inc. charter_nex
Flint Group flint_group
Sun Chemical Corporation sun_chemical
     
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The Generalist Advantage

Vikram Mansharamani, Expert on Bubble Scenarios and Author, Boombustology

 

Vikram's appearance is being generously sponsored by:


Berry Global Inc.

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BiologiQ, Inc.

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Bobst North America Inc.

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Hosokawa Alpine American

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Wikoff Color Corporation

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DavidStaker  

Preview of the State of the Flexible Packaging Industry Report

David Staker, President and CEO, Plastic Packaging Technologies, LLC

     
JanHoman  

European Flexible Packaging Update

Jan Homan, FPE Honorary Chairman and Senior Advisor of Constantia Flexibles

     
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Polyolefin Market Update

Nick Vafiadis, Global Business Director, Polyolefins and Plastics, IHS Chemical

     
JonathanQuinn   Food E-Commerce: The Good, The Bad, and Opportunity
 

Jonathan Quinn, Market Development Manager, Food Packaging, NOVA Chemicals Inc. 

     
ToddBukowski   Sustainability Report for Flexible Packaging

Todd Bukowski, PTIS, LLC
     
AlisonKeane   Launch of FPA Market Tracker and Consumer Websites

Alison Keane, Esq., President and CEO, FPA
 


FPA Thanks the Annual Meeting Sponsors 


Chef Jeff Henderson Sponsors

Charter NEX Films, Inc. charter_nex
Flint Group flint_group
Sun Chemical Corporation sun_chemical


Vikram Mansharamani Sponsors

Berry Global Inc. BerryGlobal20171
BiologiQ, Inc. BioLogiQ_20181
Bobst North America Inc. BOBSTGROUP2
Hosokawa Alpine American HosokawaAlpineAmerican
Wikoff Color Corporation wikoff

 

St. Patrick's Day Party Sponsors

ISOFlex Packaging ISOFlex_2016

 

Networking Sponsors 

Actega Coatings and Sealants act_rgb_300dpi


Bema Incorporated

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Cloeren Incorporated Cloeren
Comexi North America, Inc. Comexi-2016
EFI EFI_Logo_RGB2
Energy Sciences, Inc. EnergySciences
INX International Ink Co. INX
Nordmeccanica NA nordmeccanica
Nordson Corporation - PPS Nordson20161
NOVA Chemicals, Inc. NOVACHEMICAL
Oswal Extrusion Limited Oswal
Presto Products Company  Freshlock_logo1
Toyo Ink America, LLC toyo_ink
Transplace Transplace_Logo_2011

 

Golf Tournament Sponsors

Ashland Ashland20161
Bamberger Polymers, Inc. 50_YR_LOGO
Bema Incorporated Bema
Coveris Coveris
MJW International MJW_Logo
Packaging World PackagingWorld
Polymer Packaging Inc. PolymerPkg

 

Hotel Information

The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples
2600 Tiburon Drive
Naples, Florida 34109
800-241-3333
 

The hotel reservation deadline was Friday, January 26, 2018The Ritz-Carlton Golf and Beach Resorts are sold out. If you would like to be added to a waiting list for the hotel, please contact fpa@flexpack.org. The Ritz-Carlton recommends the following local hotels:

You Must Make Your Own Hotel Reservation...

The hotel reservation deadline is Friday, January 26, 2018. To make a room reservation, please click here or you can call the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort directly at 800-241-3333 and identify yourself as a participant of the FPA 2018 Annual Meeting. The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort has agreed to a special room rate of $345 per night. 

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