Why visit?

Packaging Innovations

So why Packaging Innovations London?

Ensure you’re at the cutting edge of the latest trends and industry issues

Being part of an industry as fluid and dynamic as packaging, it pays to keep your finger on the pulse and know what trends, issues and opportunities are out there...

At this year’s show we’re focusing in on the hot topic of plastics, with the Big Plastics Debate 2.0, plus for the first time ever a plastic-free aisle! You’ll find a huge focus on sustainability from the suppliers to the seminars, with over 180 exhibitors and an extensive range of Q&As, panel discussions, case studies and debates. You’ll hear from the packaging experts from Diageo, Graze, Lush, Coca-Cola, M&S, John Lewis and many more.

This is your chance to be inspired and achieve greatness in your next packaging project.

Discover packaging possibilities you could only dream of…

  • We are the UK's leading event for primary and secondary packaging
  • Save time sourcing bespoke solutions for every stage of your packaging process, with 180 suppliers under one roof!
  • See, feel, and use the products up close, and discuss their attributes in detail with their manufacturers face-to-face before you make a decision
  • Discover the latest hot trends and opportunities with FREE access to a CPD accredited seminar programme, featuring speakers from leading brands and industry thought leaders
  • Unparalleled networking opportunities that can help you discuss current trends with your peers, meet leading suppliers, and share notes with global innovators

  • Be inspired by the newest innovations, with 100s of product launches every year!
  • See it, like it, buy it! Make orders and cut deals on-site at this fully transactional show
  • Take part in educational and entertaining show features that will bring the packaging industry to life and make you approach your packaging like never before
  • Innovation, Innovation, Innovation! Identify and make potential partnerships to progress, commercialise and capitalise on the latest ideas
  • Get out of the office and be immersed in the industry we all love!

Interactive features

Following a rigorous judging process, a shortlist of 10 of the best innovations from the online exhibitor Innovation Gallery were on display at the show. Visitors stopped by to discover how our suppliers came up these innovative solutions and how they could apply it to their own packaging. Visitors were able to vote for their favourite with their badge at the show and the winner was announced on day 2 at the Main Stage. Well done to the winners Beresford’s Ribbons and Bows for its Bespoke Print Services!

“It has been so good. I came for the seminar programme and it has incredibly topical. The Big Plastics Debate is up next, and the crowd is already gathering. I can’t wait.”
Josh Matthews, Marketing, Taxi Studio



A popular and regular feature at Packaging Innovations, the Packaging Consultancy Clinic is your opportunity to gain one-to-one personalised advice on any aspect of your packaging. Ask questions, bring along your packaging and gain advice on your burning challenges and issues.

Recognised as the most prestigious worldwide packaging design competition, the exhibit will feature a range of industries, showing you innovative, functional and truly beautiful packaging design from agencies and brands at the top of their game.

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There’s a great mix of different packaging suppliers from across the globe so it’s a good show to come to.

Mark Armstrong, Packaging Development Specialist, ASDA

I have been coming to the show for 10 years and am pleased that they are continuing to deliver insights into luxury packaging. I'm also very impressed with the programme of seminars this year.

Andrew David, Principle Packaging & Graphics, Diageo

Packaging Innovations was a great opportunity to connect with industry friends, gain insights into the latest market trends and discover new innovations. I am looking forward to attending next year!

Maurice Ramharrack, Luxury Packaging, Coty Inc

I am looking for branded packaging for gin and the show has been great so far. The communications leading up to the show were also fantastic.

Jane Keating, Business Coordinator, Brighton Gin

It’s a good place to have everything under one roof. Because we’re looking at lots of different formats, it’s good to view it all together.

Olivia Brown, Packaging Buyer, Innocent

We have been to some fantastic seminars and it is great to see the variety of opinions and speakers on show.

Sophie Taylor, Skincare Packaging technologist, The Body Shop

It's a good way of getting a view of what's going on in the industry; it’s really useful!

Karen Cooper, Procurement, Nestle

Really enjoyed the presentations, some great insights into marketing and demographics.

Craig Dickinson, Senior Packaging Technologist, Quorn Foods

You get to see all of the suppliers, and the sort of technologies that are available, but you also get to see great talks and get some thought provocation from industry leaders. It's great to come and get a fresh perspective!

Bruce Hannant, Global Head of Design, Mars Chocolate

What products will you find at the show?

  • Bags
  • Blister packs
  • Bottles
  • Boxes
  • Cans
  • Caps & closures
  • Cardboard
  • Cartons

  • Consultancy
  • Contract packing
  • Creative design
  • Decorative labels
  • Foiling
  • Glass
  • Metal
  • Mock-up services

  • Packaging converting
  • Plastic mould manufacturing
  • Print & packaging in-house
  • Product & packaging development
  • Smart packaging solutions
  • Sustainable solutions
  • Tins
  • Wood

View the full exhibitor list