Packaging Innovations & Luxury Packaging

Our first virtual event... The Packaging Innovations Discovery Day

Hungry for innovation and inspiration? Well, we didn’t want you to wait a whole year since the last Packaging Innovations and Luxury Packaging London, event so we proudly presented the Packaging Innovations Discovery Day on 15 October 2020. The virtual event perfectly complemented the live show and brought together the best exhibitors showcasing their products, latest launches and a full range of packaging services.

Why attend Packaging Innovations Discovery Day?

  • See the latest innovations by browsing the exhibitors’ services and products
  • Get your questions answered through video meetings and chats with exhibitors
  • Make new connections with other packaging professionals and catch up with old contacts
  • Gain inspiration and insight from speakers in the food, drink, beauty and retail sectors

….all of this without having to leave your desk!


Watch it back! You can now watch all the sessions from the Discovery Day on-demand.

Thank you to everyone who joined us live at our first virtual event, it was a fantastic day of meetings, new connections, discussion and learning. We hope you got a lot out of it. If you missed any of the presentations or simply want to watch any again you can access all the speaker sessions on-demand.

Discovery Day Speakers - a snapshot of the line-up!

You heard from inspiring speakers all from brands, design agencies and start-ups in the world of luxury and FMCG specialising in food, drinks, beauty or fashion markets.

Jo Chidley

Co-Founder, Beauty kitchen
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Jo Chidley


Niclas Appelquist

Future of Packaging Director, The Absolut Company
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Niclas Appelquist

Future of Packaging Director

Rob Thompson

Packaging Technologist, The Co-operative
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Rob Thompson

Packaging Technologist

Benjamin Punchard

Global Packaging Insights Director, Mintel
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Benjamin Punchard

Global Packaging Insights Director, Mintel


The talks covered the food, drinks, beauty and retail industries really getting into the nitty gritty packaging challenges you face.

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3.30 – 4pm

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4.30 – 5pm

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Previous Innovation Talks webinar to watch on-demand

If you have missed any of the previous Innovation Talks webinars you can catch up with them all on-demand here.

Nick Dormon photo

Innovation Talks #6 | Consumer buy-in to sustainable packaging

Nick Dormon, co-founder of London-based brand and design agency Echo, will discuss how sustainable packaging design needs to be develop hand-in-hand with a consumer communications piece to bring the consumer along on the journey.

Paul Jenkins

Innovation Talks #5 | The rise of refillable and reusable packaging solutions

Paul Jenkins of ThePackHub discusses the growing trend for refillable and reusable packaging formats and how brands and retailers are using the technology to drive their sustainability agendas – as well as sharing agenda-setting case studies in the market.

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Innovation Talks #4 | What AR and the mobile first world mean for your packaging

Martin Stahel of Zappar leads an interactive exploration of the opportunities that augmented reality can bring for brands and shares some of the best examples of how major brand owners are using AR to build engagement with consumers.

Nick Vaus photo

Innovation Talks #3 | DTC, sustainability, self-expression: the beautiful new face of FMCG design

Nick Vaus of brand agency Free the Birds explores the new trends and opportunities in FMCG packaging design as the shift to direct-to-consumer and e-commerce retail channels accelerates.

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Innovation Talks #2 | Connected packaging: how brands can activate their most powerful owned-media asset

Rob Hollands of SharpEnd brings insight into the concept of the connected consumer and how brands can combine creativity and technology to engage consumers through connected packaging.

Sebastien Ehret 16-9 format

Innovation Talks #1 | Shaping luxury brand stories through packaging design

Sébastien Ehret of Paris design agency Servaire & Co explores approaches to brand storytelling through design, drawing on case studies from across the luxury and premium market.    

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