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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 Cincinnati Chapter: Zumbiel Packaging Tour

    Sep 23, 09:00 - 12:00 (ET)
    Zumbiel Packaging Tour September 23, 2021 @ 9:00 AM    IoPP's Cincinnati Chapter is pleased to announce their next planned in person meeting at Zumbiel Packaging, 2100 Gateway BLVD Hebron, Ky. Zumbiel Packaging manufactures folding cartons for both the beverage and CPG industries and has been producing packaging in the Cincinnati area since 1843. The meeting will begin at 9:00 am on September 23, with a bagel & coffee casual networking. From there we will enjoy an in-person tour of the manufacturing facility, featuring Zumbiel's Z-Digital print process. Please join us for an opportunity to network in person and learn more about this Cincinnati "Blue Chip" packaging company! Register Today!
    Hebron, KY, United States

  • Monday

    PACK EXPO Las Vegas and Healthcare Packaging EXPO

    Sep 27 - 29, (PT)
    September 27 – 29, 2021 Las Vegas Convention Center Las Vegas, Nevada USA Monday – Tuesday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Wednesday, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm PACK EXPO Las Vegas and co-located Healthcare Packaging EXPO will bring the packaging & processing world together like no other event in 2021.  900,000 net square feet of exhibits —in every hall of the convention center—buzzing with packaging & processing machinery in action Educational sessions   and discussions in several venues around the show floor connecting people and ideas  Pavilions focusing on solutions   in the categories of containers and materials, confectionery, digital printing and reusable packaging  Who Attends Attendees are representatives from consumer packaged goods companies, retailers and other end users. They include executives, corporate and plant management; engineers and IT professionals; production/operations, quality control, validation/compliance; package development/design, brand managers and marketers; procurement, sales, logistics and supply chain management. Industries Most Represented Food & Beverage Baking & Snack Beverage Cereals, Breakfast Foods Confectionery/Candy Dairy Frozen/Refrigerated Foods Fruit/Vegetables Grains, Seeds, Beans, Flour, Nuts Ingredients Meat/Poultry/Seafood Prepared Foods Soups/Condiments/Spices/Sauces/Dips/Dressings Wine/Beer/Spirits Pharmaceutical/Medical Device Biologics/Biopharma Cosmetics/Personal Care Medical/Dental Devices, Instruments and Supplies Nutraceuticals (vitamins and supplements) Over-the-Counter Products Pharmaceutical Other Packaged Goods Automotive Building/Construction/Home Improvement Products Cannabis/CBD/Hemp Consumer Electronics/Appliances Furniture/Fixtures Hardware/Tools Household/Chemicals Paper/Printing Pet Food/Pet Care Textile/Apparel Tissues/Paper Towels Tobacco Toys/Sports/Crafts Warehouse Distribution/E-Commerce
    Las Vegas, NV, United States

  • Friday

    IoPP Minnesota Chapter: Golf Tournament

    Oct 1, 11:30 - 18:30 (CT)
    IoPP MN Golf Tournament Friday, October 1, 2021, 11:30 am - Majestic Oaks Golf Club About this event IoPP MN Golf Tournament  Friday, October 1, 2021, 11:30 am - Majestic Oaks Golf Club Playing golf, donating money, and providing sponsorships are three ways you can help enable bright futures for packaging students in our community. Your participation and generous financial support enables the IoPP-MN chapter to give scholarships to packaging students. Schedule: 11:30-12:20 Check-in, Practice on Driving Range, Hot Buffet Lunch 12:50 Welcome & Group picture 1:00pm Shot gun start 1:00-5:30 Golf Scramble Cost: Registration is $150 per person and includes: 18 holes of golf on Signature course Golf cart (You may request an individual cart during the registration process.) Use of the driving range Italian Buffet lunch Fellowship with IoPP packaging professionals Buy a Mulligan $10. Sign up as a foursome or single (we'll match you to a group). Let us know who is in your group if you are paying separately. Player Registration Deadline 9/24/2021 Sponsorship Opportunities  Looking to create more brand loyalists for your company? Try a sponsorship. This golf event is an opportunity for your company to receive exposure to a new audience. Sponsor levels:  Diamond-$800 Name and logo at the tee area. Name/logo at one hole. Advertising on the website. Recognition during the welcome. FOUR players for golf. Gold – $450 Name and logo at the tee area. Advertising on the website. Recognition during the welcome. Two players for golf. Silver – $200 Name and logo at the tee area. Advertising on the website. Recognition during the welcome. Hole Sponsor – $145 Name and logo at the tee area. Beverage Cart Sponsor – $500 Name/logo on the beverage cart. Lots of exposure as it travels from hole–to– hole! Golf Cart Sponsor-$100 Name/logo on one golf cart. Food Sponsor-$500 Signage Name/logo next to lunch. Advertising on the website. Recognition during the welcome. 100% of your cash donations goes directly to fund scholarships. Sponsorship deadline 9/1/21. For Sponsorship details contact Ann Kvaal at ioppmn@comcast.net or 651-489-1321. Help a Packaging Student!    REGISTER TODAY!
    Ham Lake, MN, United States

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