National Exhibition Centre
Birmingham, United Kingdom
01 - 02/03/2017

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Empack 2017

Save the date for Packaging Innovations 2018: 28 February & 1 March 2018 | NEC Birmingham

Empack 2017, co-located with Packaging Innovations (inc. Ecopack and Contact Pack) and Label&Print, was a roaring success, but now it's time to look ahead to next year! the UK's leading packaging technology event will return to the NEC Birmingham on 28 February & 1 March 2018 for a two-day celebration of all things packaging. 

A line up of industry leading suppliers and pioneering innovators from across the packaging supply chain will be waiting to greet a high level audience of brands and retailers. Their innovative solutions and advanced technology will help visitors increase their capabilities and maximise efficiency. The event will also feature a range of new and returning show features, allowing you to get involved and highlighting the newest trends, challenges and opportunities coming out of the industry. Save the date Empack 2018.


Our winners...

Innovation Showcase

Unette - The Dosette


Unette - The Dosette

Unette took the prize this year with their unique single use refill tube, featuring an extended nozzle with a tamper-proof tear off tab perfect for re-filling e-cigarette tanks and gauzes.

Ecopack Challenge

Delipac - Ecopack winner



This new food & drinks packaging paperboard maintains exceptional barrier properties without using PE, PET, lamination or plastic, and is fully recyclable, biodegradable and carbon balanced.

Exhibitor Marketing Award

CS Labels


CS Labels

It was a close call, but CS Labels took the prize as the exhibitor who brought in the most visitors through their own marketing campaign. We hope they put their feet up after the show to enjoy their prize, a case of champagne.

The Exhibition

The event will deliver a comprehensive line up of over 350 leading suppliers, drawn from across the packaging supply chain. Featuring rising stars, pioneering innovators and market leading suppliers, visitors won't be short for choice on how they can approach their packaging development. From inspiring designs to incredible finishes, and the most advanced technology to the newest materials, this event offer a range of products and services like no other, allowing visitors to craft a bespoke solution that will help them realise their packaging vision.


Show Features

We launched some fantastic new features at the 2017 event, just have a look below. You can expect these to return along with other popular features such as The Drinks and Pharmaceutical Symposia, The Packaging Consultancy Clinic, The Great Innovation Debate, and of course a full programme of inspiring seminars. In keeping with our ethos to always deliver new and exciting content for the event, watch this space in the coming months for exciting announcement about new features at the 2018 event.

New at this year's event...

The Pentawards Display


The Ideas Factory

Ideas Factory

Smart Badges

Smart badge

Inclusivity Feature

Inclusivity Feature

Campden BRI Clinic

Campden BRI Clinic

Take a stand at Empack 2018

Empack attracts an unparalleled audience of senior decision makers and dedicated buyers from a diverse range of industries looking for the latest offerings in packaging technology. They're here to be inspired, find out the capabilities they can achieve through new technologies, and most importantly, make deals. If you're wondering how your business can benefit from all this event has to offer, then get in touch about taking a stand at Empack 2018. But be quick, over 70% of stand space is already reserved!

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Show Supporters

Official Media Partner

Silver Sponsors

Silver sponsors

Gold Partners

Gold Partners

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