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 West Michigan Chapter: Golf Outing

    Jun 8, 10:00 - 14:00 (ET)
    The IoPP West Michigan Chapter invites members to attend its 3rd annual summer golf outing! Teams and individuals of all skill levels are welcome to join. Attending this event is an excellent opportunity to network with local packaging professionals, all while golfing to support Michigan State University packaging student scholarships. Last year's event helped raise $1,500, and IoPP West Michigan Chapter members would love to raise even more in 2023! The cost is $75 per person or $300 per team. The price includes a boxed lunch. Hole sponsorship is available for $125, which includes a company-branded sign and a $25 gift card for the hole event winner. Registration is due by Friday, June 2 . If registering a team, send us an email with player names. You'll receive an email and invoice from us after registration is complete.  IoPP West Michigan Chapter Golf Outing Flyer
    Wyoming, MI, United States

  • Friday

    IoPP Western New York Chapter: Golf Outing

    Jun 9, 08:00 - 13:00 (ET)
    The IoPP Western New York Chapter members invite you to join them for a day of golf and networking at Eagle Vale Golf Course on Friday, June 9. Whether you're an experienced golfer or a beginner, all packaging professionals in the Western New York area are welcome! Your registration fee of $120 per golfer includes lunch and allows you to build off-site camaraderie with team members or partners. If you'd like to join just for lunch, the cost s $35. There are also multiple sponsorship levels available to get your company names out there, including the following: Level 1: $100 1 Sign at the hole Mention at banquet Level 2: $250 Two hole signs Mention at banquet Logo on email reminders and invites Level 3: $500 Two hole signs Mention at banquet Logo as gold sponsor on reminders and invites Logo on 4-some golf cart signs Banner at banquet Don't miss your chance to network and have fun with other packaging professionals in the area.  Register today – the deadline is June 2 .
    Fairport, NY, United States

  • Wednesday

    AMERIPEN Webinar Series: Packaging EPR Has Arrived in the U.S. - Now What?

    Jun 14, 12:00 - 13:30 (ET)
    Role of Market Development in Packaging Producer Responsibility It is frequently argued that packaging producer responsibility helps drive market development by making the producers engaged in the supply chain. In this webinar, AMERIPEN will explore different models used to encourage recycling market development and explore their pros and cons. Discussing best practices and challenges to overcome will help inform strategies for the U.S. We will also discuss the role of market development centers and how they could work with PROs to help close the gap. Speakers: Betsy Dorn (Circular Matters), Matt Flechter (Michigan Department of Environmental Quality), Nicole Willett (GFL) 

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