Praise for PackChat

PackChat is a great way for packaging professionals to share advice and perspective as well as build relationships and networks. With so many shared challenges facing the packaging industry today, it is an effective way for people to collaborate on common solutions.

—Mike Ross, IoPP Member
Senior Packaging Manager, Hair Europe

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Upcoming Events

  • Thursday

    IoPP Southeastern Chapter: Top 10 Reveal - 48-Hour RePack Student Packaging Design Competition

    Apr 15, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM (ET)
    IoPP Southeastern Chapter and the Future of Packaging Development Our 12 th Annual 48-Hour RePack Student Packaging Design Competition will Hold a Special Virtual Event to Announce our Top 10 Entries, April 15 th As in previous years, the 2021 "48-Hour RePack" Student Packaging Design Competition encourages creative problem-solving and "smart design" for packaging of everyday products. In a 48-Hour Period, students will demonstrate design improvements which can be applied to any package, or a completely new concept, in one of the unveiled categories.  The 2021 category was unveiled at 7PM on Friday, January 29 th , 2021 and student entries were received by 7PM on Sunday, January 31 st , 2021.  An elite team of Judges have concluded their scoring. Everyone is invited to join us, including students and guests, on April 15 th , for the unveiling of our Top 10 entries - to be held virtually via Zoom (REGISTER BELOW). This event will showcase their ideas leading up to NextPack 2021. At NextPack 2021, we will announce the three finalists, who will present their design ideas as part of the official NextPack 2021 program, to an excited audience of packaging professionals and peers. The 1 st , 2 nd , and 3 rd , place announcements will be made at the conclusion of NextPack 2021. Register Today!

  • Tuesday

    IoPP Chicago Chapter: Virtual Event on Sustainability

    Apr 20, 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (CT)
    Please join the IoPP Chicago Chapter for a webinar on Sustainability presented by Kraft Heinz. Head of Packaging Growth and Technology Linda Roman and Senior Principal Engineer Packaging Sustainability Chris Max will be talking about Kraft Heinz's sustainability efforts. Please use the Webex link below! When it's time, join your Webex meeting here. Join meeting More ways to join: Join from the meeting link https://nowfoods.webex.com/nowfoods/j.php?MTID=mb5f56c5818a0b0586359c92c9a649343 Join by meeting number Meeting number (access code): 185 447 8317 Meeting password: PubYTqr6Y43 Tap to join from a mobile device (attendees only) 1-855-244-8681,,1854478317##  Call-in toll-free number (US/Canada)  +1-650-479-3207,,1854478317##  Call-in toll number (US/Canada) Join by phone  1-650-479-3207 Call-in toll number (US/Canada)  1-855-244-8681 Call-in toll-free number (US/Canada)  Toll-free calling restrictions Join from a video system or application Dial 1854478317@nowfoods.webex.com   You can also dial and enter your meeting number. Join using Microsoft Lync or Microsoft Skype for Business Dial 1854478317.nowfoods@lync.webex.com Need help? Go to https://help.webex.com

  • Wednesday

    IoPP Virtual Happy Hour Series: It's Five O'Clock Somewhere!

    Apr 21, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CT)
    Are you looking for opportunities to connect with your fellow packaging professionals? Well, look no further! Join our next event in our It’s Five O’clock Somewhere! virtual happy hour series! You are encouraged to invite your fellow IoPP members to this upcoming virtual event! If you know a packaging professional who is not a member that would benefit from these regular virtual networking happy hours, refer them as an IoPP member so they can take advantage of this exclusive member perk! Register Today!

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