Conference program

Please note that all conference sessions are in US Central Time

Global Views: A International Perspective

08:30A look inside the post-Covid pressroom (Powered by Labels & Labeling)

Follow along with the global editorial team at Labels & Labeling inside label production facilities across the globe to see how different regions are managing as essential businesses during a global health pandemic. Navigate how to work within your capacity to create a healthy, productive and profitable plant.

09:45Networking and Exhibitions Open – Visit Our Sponsor Booths

10:00Editor panel global voice (Powered by Labels & Labeling)

Labels & Labeling group of global voices discusses labels and packaging trends and innovations around the world. Through dedicated research on specific regions, understand the current landscapes in labeling, emerging and growth markets, along with real world strategic implementation evidence from L&L editors ‘in the know’. 

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Converter Voices: Business Markets and Opportunities

08:30From labels to flexible packaging – a converter perspective (Powered by the Label Academy)

The growing market of flexible packaging and its intersection with label production cannot be denied. This vertical profit center offers great opportunities for converters; but what should you know before investing time and money into this new service? This session will help you understand the requirements of growing your business in this direction, recognize the pitfalls and pluses, and learn how to manage this multi-stream business.

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09:15Networking and Exhibitions Open – Visit Our Sponsor Booths

10:00Global converter panel discussion

Discover successful strategies from top tier business leaders who understand what the recovery stages of post Covid entail. Develop the right tools to grow your business in this “new normal” from leading label converters.

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08:30Leading a Team Through A Season of Crisis

The current global health pandemic has disrupted businesses across the globe with mandated business shutdowns, supply chain disruptions, sick employees and remote work -- none of these changes could have been anticipated or planned for. This session explores the different ways that the current crisis can manifest, and presents tips for more effective communication, strategies for team collaboration, tips for strengthening emotional intelligence and techniques for building resiliency.

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09:30Networking and Exhibitions Open – Visit Our Sponsor Booths

10:00Technology update

A look at the innovations and technologies that are shaping the future to make your label production faster, cleaner and more efficient. Learn about what's in store at Labelexpo Americas 2021.

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11:00Networking and Exhibitions Open – Visit Our Sponsor Booths

11:15Converter’s Journey to Zero Landfill (Powered by TLMI)

Hear first-hand converter success stories on how they found alternatives to landfilling label byproducts and waste and why it improved their bottom line and impressed their customers. Learn about the obstacles they faced, how they overcame them, and how your company can do the same thing. Receive actionable steps you can take toward landfill diversion during Covid-19.

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Meeting the Moment: Opportunities in Sales and Marketing

08:30You have 8 seconds, do your labels make an impact?

Understanding the value that innovative packaging generates for your brand customer is an essential part of your marketing tool kit. Learn how to design a product that elicits emotion to engage the consumer at the retail shelf, in the home and on digital devices.

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09:45Networking and Exhibitions Open – Visit Our Sponsor Booths

10:00Develop a winning sales and marketing strategy for today's new buying environment

What digital strategy does your company have in place? Omnichannel marketing is necessary to reach your customer today. Join a conversation on generating leads, leveraging digital channels and walk away with ideas to scale your business.

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Branding and Design: Through the Eyes of Your Customer

08:30 Breakthrough Innovation in Packaging: From Design to Print

Learn how a global CPG company took an innovative new package design from R&D to product launch in this groundbreaking case study. Learn to always keep an “innovation mindset” with tips from packaging engineers and a product designer. 

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09:45Networking and Exhibitions Open – Visit Our Sponsor Booths

10:00Design playlists for Baby Boomers, Gen X, Millennials and Gen Z

Don’t be one of their choices; be their only choice for labels and packaging. Learn what drives different generations to pick up one product over another.  Understand each generation – appeal to their emotions and senses and make a connection.

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Please note that all conference sessions are in US Central Time

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