Print Business Outlook Conference, under the theme “Power of Packaging” will be held on 11th March 2018 at Novotel Hyderabad Convention Centre, Hyderabad. The conference will take place on the sidelines of PackPlus South 2018 and Print Fair 2018 exhibitions to be held on 9-12 March 2018 at HITEX, Hyderabad.
The conference is being organized by the Association for Print Technologies (APTech) and Telangana Offset Printers Association (TOPA). The conference is supported by the All Indian Federation of Master Printers Association (AIFMP), the Indian Printing, Packaging and Allied Machinery Manufacturers’ Association (IPAMA) and PRIMIR, the market research arm of APTech.
Some of the speakers include the who’s who of industry and some of the top print buyeres: A Appadurai, Country Manager – Indigo & Inkjet Business Solutions, Hewlett Packard India; Alex Center, Design Director, The Coca-Cola Company; AVPS Chakravarthi, CEO, Managing Director, Ecobliss India and Global Ambassador, World Packaging Organisation; Narendra Paruchuri, CEO, Pragati Offset; Bimal Mehta, Managing Director, Vakils Premedia; SN Venkataraman, Divisional Head Marketing, Paperboard and Specialty Paper Division, ITC PSPD; Sanjiv Jaggi, Head of Pharma Division, India; Chandi Prasad, General Manager – Packaging Development, Aurobindo Pharma, among others.
Reportedly, print packaging globally will continue to grow at an average annual rate of 5.2% in 2016-2020. While there will be modest growth in developed markets, the bright spots of opportunity are found in the fast-growing emerging markets of the Asia Pacific region, particularly in India.
Thus some of the promising topics to be discussed in the conference are: Future of Packaging Design, Why Packaging Design Matters in Today’s Market, Global Trends in Pharmaceutical Packaging, Innovation Wins in Packaging, Proofing and Prototyping for Packaging, Design your Brand by Listening to the Consumer. There will be Panel discussions on topics such as the Power of Packaging, Innovative Digital Printing for Packaging, Benefits of Sustainable Packaging, Benefits of Outsourcing & Centralizing of Artwork Packaging, Current Trends in Smart Packaging – An Opportunity for Printed Electronics, etc
The Print Business Outlook Conference 2018 will provide with the latest know-how and solutions to innovate your packaging needs and an audience with whom you can network and share ideas. Demand for print packaging will continue to grow robustly over the next several years, underpinned by continued economic growth, development, and positive demographic shifts in key areas of the world.