Conference program

09:00 - 10:00Exhibition and conference registration

10:00 - 10:15Welcome address

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10:15 - 11:00Overview of the printing industry

  • Identifying trends in Mexico and worldwide
  • Market forecasts – understanding and anticipating the trends
  • Exploring growth opportunities in the region
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11:00 - 11:45Panel discussion: attracting skilled labor and retaining key employees

  • Uniting the industry to improve accessibility to industry training 
  • Dedicated colleges for the next generation of converters 
  • Accredited training courses available in Latin America 
Moderator:
11:45 - 14:00Networking break and exhibition (lunch served from 12:30 to 13:45)

14:00 - 14:45Flexible packaging: expanding your company’s offering

  • Key market drivers and new applications 
  • Mid web lamination for short run flexible packaging and pouches
  • Creating customer convenience through single sourcing and print consistency
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14:45 - 15:30Business diversification: from commercial printing to folding cartons and labels

  • Moving into label production from other printing industries
  • Making the move into mid and narrow web 
  • Attracting new clients by diversifying your product offering
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15:30 - 16:00Networking break and exhibition

16:00 - 17:00CEO converter panel discussion

  • Trading with Mexico: import and export
  • Highlighting new areas for technology investment
  • Overcoming national and international competition
Moderator:
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17:00 - 17:05End of conference sessions
09:00 - 10:00Exhibition and conference registration

10:00 - 10:15Welcome address

Speaker:

10:15 - 11:00Sophisticated label decoration for stand-out product presence

  • Opportunities for value-adding converting
  • Investing in finishing technology
  • Today’s eye-catching products, made in LATAM
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11:00 - 11:45Unique product decoration with in-mold labeling

  • A viable and sustainable alternative to traditional forms of decoration
  • The strategy and benefits of moving into IML production
  • Digital printing for customization and short run printing
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11:45 - 14:00Networking break and exhibition (lunch served from 12:30 to 13:45)

14:00 - 14:45Smart technologies to increase consumer interaction and for brand protection

  • Technology, trends and the future of intelligent labels
  • Bringing intelligence to everyday objects with augmented reality
  • Case studies: Festina, Lotus and Jaguar
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14:45 - 15:30The latest international packaging design strategies

  • New consumers and their role in the transformation of packaging
  • Six strategies to understand the future of the Mexican market
  • How food and drink brands define themselves through design
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15:30 - 16:00Networking break and exhibition

16:00 - 17:00Brand panel discussion

  • Maximizing brand enhancement with a premium look
  • Propelling personalization with seasonal, regional and local promotional products
  • Private label versus premium brands
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17:00 - 17:05End of conference sessions

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