Testimonials

“Packaging Innovations is an excellent centre for likeminded people in the industry to meet and transfer ideas about innovative products.”

Bill Johnson, Packaging Development & Design, BBB Project & Teamplast

 

“We came to the show to meet different suppliers and to get an idea of other options.  Overall it has been a great experience!”

Cressida Connolly, Founder & Creative Director, Dressd

 

“Attending the exhibition is about networking and getting inspired.  It’s where ideas are born and published. It's a platform where you can challenge yourself.”

Ruta Degulyte, CEO, Art de Parfum Ltd

 

“Packaging Innovations London & Luxury Packaging London is a great opportunity to keep up with the latest trends and insights from industry experts – I will definitely attend next year!”

Beki McVicker, Account Director, Storm Communications

 

“New ideas, new contacts, really productive! Show caters for big and small! Very organised, very professional seminars.  Branding excellent.  Definitely will come back – great for meeting face to face and getting answers quickly. Saves so much time on research.”

Chen Ting, Yee, Director, Pureactive Ltd

 

“Being a start up, I was looking for something to make my brand stand out. I have found a lot of inspiration and what I was looking for!”

Dr Fania Bajot, Founder & Director, O Sable

 

“If you are running or launching a brand I wouldn't miss this show – it is packed with innovation. In such a crowded and competitive market, anyone launching a product or a brand needs to get the branding and packaging absolutely right. That's why a visit to a show like this is invaluable.”

Alan Davies, former Head of Brand Design, Thorntons

 

“The new venue really worked for what has become one of the key shows in the beauty calendar - and the luxury focus worked incredibly well.  I saw an amazing mix of luxury beauty packaging suppliers and buyers.  Anyone launching a beauty brand needs to make their product look distinctive - and that requires innovation. For me the show presented masses of that - a powerful range of new ideas and possibilities."

Stirling Murray, CEO and Founder, The Red Tree

 

“I’ve found a great mix of carton and digital printing suppliers for our cosmetic ranges.  The speaker line up for the Beauty Symposium sounded really interesting so I headed straight there.”

Aimee Coates, Packaging Technologist, Boots

 

“There are plenty of new innovations at the show this year especially in the print arena.  I really like the new venue this year, it’s a great space.”

Mary Boyd, Packaging Development, Bakkavor

 

“It’s been a really useful first show for me. I’ve definitely found suppliers who I will be contacting.”

Llona Shariga, Director, MS Pomelo Studios Ltd

 

“This is the second year that I’ve visited; it’s great to catch up with existing and potential suppliers.”

Hannah De Mowbray, Marketing, S & J International

 

“I’m looking for innovative design for the premium biscuit line.  This is my first time at the show and it’s been an ideal place to catch up with current suppliers; definitely worth the visit.”

Ignas Veverskis, Procurement, United Biscuits

 

“Packed with innovation, this is one packaging show not to be missed. Great mix of customers and suppliers under one roof.”

Michael Collins, Technical Expert Paper and Packaging Consultant Ltd

 

“Found a lot of new packaging processes, especially for block foiling. This is the first time I have attended the show, it’s great to meet so many different suppliers all in one room. Great venue and layout.”

Claire Duthy, Packaging Developer, Pai

 

“I have been attending the show for the last five years, and it’s certainly changed over the years. There are far more luxury exhibitors. And I like the new venue, it’s great that all exhibitors are on one floor – a very busy atmosphere!” 

Myra Allen, Business Manager, Mitsui & Co Europe Plc

 

“Pleasantly surprised by the large turnout; thought leadership workshops are really great way to engage visitors, having a few of them makes us all stay later and come back the next day! Love the ‘Innovation Wall’!”

Joyce Kwong, President, Icicle Group

 

“Enjoyed the beauty talks – would have loved more talks about companies that have started up in the early stages!”

Katrina Appie, Make-up Artist, Illicium Pro Beauty

 

“Lots of beautiful packs and finishes on show for every kind of product, and the talks were extremely insightful and inspiring.”

Emma Connolly, Designer, Richarsdee

 

“Just arrived and the Gold VIP Lounge is a very welcoming experience (my first time!). Show is very well laid out, friendly atmosphere and caters for every company’s requirements; from innovation to design ideas! My aim is to gather as much industry experience within the amazing show case speakers, stall holders and packaging companies.”

Nick Hoare, Packaging Development Manager, Pinguin Foods UK

 

“First time I have visited for a couple of years. Lots to see and enjoyed the show.  Good to have some luxury packaging companies at the show!”

Chris Donnelly, Sales, ASG Worldwide

 

“I have enjoyed the conference; “Packaging - it’s getting personal” was an especially good session and.  I found some really good insight into international markets, especially with marketing differences in Japan, UK and France which are areas we are looking to develop in!”

Amy Teixeira, Project Manager, Kit & Ace

 

“I would definitely recommend the Luxury Packaging Conference to my colleagues.  I thought the Mintel session by Dr Benjamin Punchard was excellent and Charlotte Nash from Precious Pets showed an in depth entrepreneurial journey.”

Helen Weller, Design Studio Manager, Acheson & Acheson

 

“We enjoyed the conference brainstorm sessions! They were more interactive and we could get our point across at well! The trends sessions were interesting and relevant sessions too.  We are always looking for new ideas and inspiration at the show!”

Caroline Scheydecker, Senior Marketing & Communication Coordinator, Ampacet Europe

 

“We have been struggling to find packaging solutions for a while and the show has been great and solved a lot of our packaging needs!”

Jacqui Gilbert, Co-founder, Camford

 

“I attended Packaging Innovations London this year to find out about the latest products and innovations within the industry and I have been delighted to find lots to inspire me!  I will be taking back plenty of ideas to the office, as well as lots of good contacts.  I look forward to attending again next year!”

Melanie Zitzke, Marketing & Sales, Rheinmagnet

 

“We have made lots of worthwhile contacts at the show – we are looking for something that will give our packaging that exclusive stand out edge and we are really impressed by the solutions the show has provided.”

Salma & Mahammad Dossaji, Owners, AMLAS

 

“The show has developed tremendously since its launch.  It’s great to see the effort exhibitors have put in and differentiate themselves.  It’s a very well established show which is really convenient to get to.  The packaging portfolios are leading packaging shows you need to visit.”

 

Tony Hitchin, CEOThe Hitchin Consultancy

 

“Olympia is a great new venue and really pleasant to walk around.  It has really good lounges and is great for networking”

Nikki Grange, Packaging Development Manager, Waitrose