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FPA 2018 Fall Executive Conference

Thursday, October 04, 2018
All Day Event
InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile
505 Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611

The Flexible Packaging Association's 2018 Fall Executive Conference will be held on Thursday, October 4, 2018 at the InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile, Chicago, Illinois.

This one-day conference provides insights into the flexible packaging industry current trends and issues, and provides great networking opportunities for senior management. 

All Attendees Must Make Their Own Hotel Reservations
The hotel reservation deadline was Wednesday, September 5, 2018. The hotel will continue to accept reservations based on availability. To make a room reservation, please click here or you can call the InterContinental directly at 1-800-628-2112 and identify yourself as a participant of the FPA 2018 Fall Executive Conference (or group code G12). The InterContinental has agreed to a special room rate of $269 per night.  
 

Meeting Information


The 2018 Conference will offer great networking opportunities for industry leaders and senior management. The content-rich agenda will focus on industry-specific topics, issues and challenges. Conference attendees will hear presentations from: 
 

Conference Speakers

Keynote Speakers

ShawnRhodes

Shawn Rhodes, President and Founder
Shoshin Consulting, and A Global Expert in Pivoting in Challenging Environments

As a Marine Corps war correspondent, Shawn shows organizations how they can turn on a dime and still achieve their goals. Using the same methods high-performing teams employ in the most challenging environments, Pivot Point, Shawn’s award winning book, guides organizations to create bulletproof businesses that can leverage change without sacrificing results, and is a powerful tool in the hands of business leaders seeking to improve the performance and profitability of their teams. Using stories and lessons Shawn uncovered on battlefields and in the largest companies on the planet, he shares how to succeed in constantly-changing business environments.

   

Shawn Rhodes' appearance is generously sponsored by:

DOW The Dow Chemical Company
ExxonMobil_red_2009 ExxonMobil Chemical Company
NOVACHEMICAL


NOVA Chemicals, Inc.

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Sun Chemical Corporation

 
   
 
   
GuyAdami

Guy Adami
An Analyst on CNBC's “Fast Money” and a Professional Investor

Guy will discuss “Forewarned is Forearmed: Where is the Economy Headed?” In a lively, interactive session, Guy, the lone original member of CNBC's "Fast Money," offers a candid assessment of how Wall Street and the markets got to where it is today, while leaving audiences with answers as to how the market rally can continue, and how to protect portfolios "in case of emergency."

 

Guy Adami's appearance is generously sponsored by:

BOBSTGROUP2


Bobst North America Inc.

 

Luncheon Speaker

KevinKallaugher

Kevin Kallaugher
International Award-Winning Editorial Cartoonist for The Economist and the Baltimore Sun

As the Fall Executive Conference luncheon speaker, Kal will discuss “Daggers Drawn.”  In a lively, illustrated presentation, Kal will draw on stage while touching on themes like the uniqueness of our political system and the role of cartoons in freedom of speech. He shares insights on current events, politics, and the economy as he demonstrates the power of perspective. His commentaries have engaged, enraged, and entertained readers and leaders around the globe, and his keynotes utilize his sharp wit and biting insight to tackle the issues of the day with well-placed humor and precision art. 

   

Kevin Kallaugher's appearance is generously sponsored by:

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Flint Group

 

Speakers

BrianHall

Brian Hall, Managing Director, Client Services
G&S Business Communications

Brian will present the findings from FPA’s new research study. The study builds upon the findings of the 2015 Brand Value Study and the 2016 Transition Advantages Study, and explores how flexible packaging lends itself to brand owners’ ability to establish a reputation for environmental stewardship. The study also provides FPA members with qualitative and quantitative data analyzing brand owner and consumer perceptions of the sustainability benefits of flexible packaging.

   
MichaelKatz

Michael Katz, Attorney at Law and Shareholder
Maschoff Brennan


Michael will discuss cyber security and preventive measures for conference attendees.

   
AlisonKeane

Alison Keane, Esq., President and CEO
Flexible Packaging Association

Alison will provide updates on the FPA government affairs program and trade wars.

   
JoelMorales

Joel Morales, Executive Director Polyolefins Americas
IHS Markit

Joel will provide an update on the polypropylene market.

   
Tim_Trovillion Tim Trovillion, Business Development Account Executive
Euromonitor International

Tim will provide an update on global trends for flexible packaging.


 

FPA Thanks The Fall Executive Conference Sponsors 

  • Networking Sponsors

Bema


Bema Incorporated

BerryGlobal20171


Berry Global

Bostik Bostik, Inc.
EFI_Logo_RGB2 EFI
EnergySciences


Energy Sciences, Inc.

KBAKoenigBauerLogo2018 Koenig & Bauer Flexotecnica
Nordson20161 Nordson Corporation - PPS
PCMC1 Paper Converting Machine Company 
siegwerk Siegwerk USA Co.
wikoff


Wikoff Color Corporation


 

  • Luncheon Speaker Sponsor - Kevin Kallaugher

flint_group


Flint Group


 

  • Keynote Speaker Sponsors

    • Shawn Rhodes

DOW The Dow Chemical Company
ExxonMobil_red_2009 ExxonMobil Chemical Company
NOVACHEMICAL NOVA Chemicals, Inc.
SunChemical_logo_Dec15_4C(1) Sun Chemical Corporation

 

  • Guy Adami

BOBSTGROUP2 Bobst North America Inc.

 

Hotel Information

InterContinental Chicago
505 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611 
800-628-2112

You Must Make Your Own Hotel Reservation...

The hotel reservation deadline was Wednesday, September 5, 2018. The hotel will continue to accept reservations based on availability. To make a room reservation, please click here or you can call the InterContinental directly at 1-800-628-2112 and identify yourself as a participant of the FPA 2018 Fall Executive Conference (or group code G12). The InterContinental has agreed to a special room rate of $269 per night.

InterContinental


 

 
 
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