Held in collaboration, the two events are a ‘unique concept’, according to organisers.
“The leading packaging event of the year, it is no doubt the European professional reference in aerosol, dispensing system and cosmetics packaging innovation,” they say.
“Every year, it brings together all the players in perfumes & cosmetics, in addition to the pharmaceutical, food, automotive and other sectors.”
450 exhibitors expected to attend, over 6000 visitors representing more than 70 countries, over 70 speakers, 2 awards ceremonies.
The show is an opportunity to preview innovations, discover the latest in cosmetics and aerosol packaging trends, and strengthen industry connections between professionals.
The event takes place across two days early 2018, 31 January and 1 February, in Paris.
It boasts several key programme elements, including:
Innovation and Technology Theatre ( ITT )
An interactive conference area open to all visitors at the heart of the exhibition area to discover suppliers’ latest innovations.
The Accelerator Zone
In 2018, ADF&PCD Paris are launching a new platform dedicated to start-ups who wish to meet, exchange and present innovations that could revolutionalise the packaging of the future.
The traditional conferences will take on a fresh look, say organisers, with a change of format and configuration.
“A number of major, relevant themes have been identified and will be addressed during the two-day conference,” organisers say. The will take the format of Ted Talks, including a chairperson and two or three speakers of international standing.
An exclusive area at the trade show to present the award-winners of the most prestigious competition in the world dedicated exclusively to all aspects of packaging design.