AmericaPack Summit
24 – 25 February 2020, Las Vegas, NV, USA
The premium, invitation-only forum brings together leading senior packaging executives with suppliers and solution providers in an intimate environment for a focused discussion on how to win the battle for market and mind share through packaging. The one-on-one business meetings provide access to the gatekeepers of sizeable packaging budgets, senior executives with direct responsibility for external partnerships in packaging materials, design, development and manufacturing.


PTS Introductory Seminar «An overview of paper manufacturing»
25 – 26 February 2020, Heidenau, Germany
Among other things, professionals now part of the paper manufacturing or processing industry and experts from the paper supply chain will find information on raw materials for papermaking, how a paper machine works, how waste paper is included in the production process and how cellulose can be turned into finished paper.

4th European Chemistry Partnering

27 February 2020, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
The European Bioplastics Conference is a leading business forum for the bioplastics sector not only in Europe but also worldwide. This year’s conference will focus on the newest material and product innovations as well as on environmental aspects and opportunities for growth in bioplastics.  The comprehensive two-day program attracts experts from the bioplastics industry as well as political decision makers, civil society and brand owners.


PTS Fachtagung «Papier und Karton im Lebensmittelkontakt – aktuelle Entwicklungen»
4. – 5. März 2020, Dresden, Deutschland
Recht: Aktuelle FCM-Recht-Entwicklungen in Deutschland und der EU. Aktuelle Substanzen in Diskussion: Aluminium und perfluorierte Stoffe. Analytik: Analytische Bestimmungsverfahren und Bewertung. Verpackungen: neuartige Hilfsstoffe und Additive faserbasierter Verpackungen Öko-Labels, Bioabbaubarkeit & Recycling. Die Fachtagung richtet sich an Leiter im Forschungsbereich, Produktionsleiter, Bereichsleiter, Produktentwickler, Einkäufer, Vertriebsmitarbeiter, QM Beauftragte und Ingenieure zugleich, für die die aktuellen Entwicklungen bei Lebensmittelkontaktmaterialien relevant sind.


VII International Seminar Biopolymer
4 – 5 March 2020, Paterna, Valencia, Spain
The Seminar will bring together the main advances in R&D&I, as well as global solutions for the entire value chain: raw material suppliers, processing companies, machinery manufacturers and end-users (who are of vital importance in this edition).


FINAT Technical Seminar 2020
4 – 6 March 2020, Barcelona, Spain
The one and a half-day technical seminar with the motto ‘turning technology into value in the label & packaging industry’ is designed to help companies understand the added value of technology on their products and what techniques can be used to improve their organisational efficiency, customer service and profitability. Papers presented will show from a technical standpoint new features and requirements in printing, converting, and processing that keep the labelling industry moving forward and help to add value in the supply chain.


International week of narrow fabrics for high-tech application
9 – 13 March 2020, Dresden, Germany
The program is divided into four thematic sessions spread over five days. Each session is accompanied by a training course and a seminar grouped according to relevant topics and application areas. More than 60 scientific and technical presentations will be held. Parallel exhibitions allow manufacturers of equipment and software to showcase their products and solutions to visitors.


4th Additive Manufacturing Forum
11 – 12 March 2020, Berlin, Germany
The conference with exhibition focusses on additive manufacturing. The conference will be held in German and English. Simultaneous English translation will be provided for all keynotes, presentations and discussions in the main auditorium (slides and proceedings will be available in the respective language of the presentation).


14th Bioplastics Market
17 – 18 March 2020, Bangkok, Thailand
A leading platform in Asia gathering key stakeholders who are committed to collaborating towards a circular economy of bioplastics.


CTA – Chronium Trioxide Authorization Symposium
19 March 2020, Munich, Germany
According to the EU REACH legislation chromium trioxide was listed as a substance of high concern, and thus was banned by 21 September 2017 («sunset date»). After a long and complex authorization process the submission of the Chromium Trioxide Authorization Consortium (CTACSub), was recommended by the competent European Chemical Agency for approval with an expiration date by 21 September 2024. This approval was withdrawn from February 2019. The final decision on the CTAC submission is still pending. At the symposium, the procedure of the authorization process and new submission, as well as the technical measurements to be taken by the industry and the data needed to guarantee the authorization will be discussed by experts in detail. The admission to the symposium is free.


11th International Conference on Biopolymers and Bioplastics 2020
23 – 24 March 2020, London, UK
With the theme “Explore the New Insights and Innovations in Biopolymers and Bioplastics”, the conference aims at sharing new ideas and new technologies amongst the professionals, industrialists and students from the research areas of Biopolymers, Bioplastics, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry and Physics. The Conference will also have a space for companies and/or institutions to present their services, products, innovations and research results.


24 – 26 March 2020, Munich, Germany
The international Exhibition and Conference for printed electronics offers manufacturers, users and researchers from all over the world an annual meeting place at the ICM, International Congress Center Munich, to discuss innovations and trends in this key technology.


31 March – 3 April 2020, Geneva, Switzerland
At one of the world’s leading nonwovens exhibitions, and a global showcase for the nonwovens and related industries senior industry professionals from arund the world come together to seek competitive insights, learn about the latest technologies, and network for four days of intensive and rewarding business activities.


7 – 13 May 2020, Düsseldorf, Germany
The trade show is one of the world’s most important fairs of the packaging industry and represents with it, the entire value chain. The range is from the production and refinement of packaging products and packaging materials of all classes on the packaging and distribution to quality assurance and consumer protection.


Printed Electronics Europe 2020
13 – 14 May 2020, Berlin, Germany
The conference and exhibition will be covering flexible, structural and hybrid electronics. Material opportunities in electric vehicles, electronics skin patches in healthcare, and new form factors of electronics in consumer devices will be among the topics covered.


16 – 26 June 2020, Düsseldorf, Germany
The trade show provides crucial impulses for print, media, packaging production, and industrial applications – especially in the vertical market. The world’s leading trade fair for printing technologies offers outstanding networking opportunities and potential for excellent business dealings. This is where innovations are brought into the market, new business models are developed, and new partnerships are formed.