The critical impacts to your supply chain and
competitive landscape caused by M&A

12 - 13 November
Millennium Mayfair
The Pira Packaging Summit 2013 will be held in association with Packaging News in London on 12-13 November 2013, at the prestigious Millennium Mayfair. Make sure you plan to be in London for this key event in the 2013 packaging calendar.

Get your 10% off the conference ticket today! subscribers and readers get an exclusive 10% discount to attend the Pira Packaging Summit. During the registration process, just enter discount code: PPS13PL.

More on M&A, packaging printing and communicating with the customer

Last week Smithers Pira announced the closing keynote speaker, Michael Kalb, who will be speaking about his firmís corporate finance activity in printed packaging, such as the equity stake taken by Sun European in Paragon Print and Packaging, plus his take on packaging as an attractive investment sector.

 Did you miss it? Read Michael Kalb article here >> 

In fact, in the last 6 months there has been a flurry of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity in the packaging sector.

Pira Packaging Summit speaker Nicholas Mockett of Moorgate Capital believes that the attraction for private equity investors is the robust and defensive nature of many types of packaging, such as food, where the fundamentals are strong thanks to demographics and trends in convenience and reducing food waste.

M&A has critical impacts to your supply chain and competitive landscape and Nick will bring you up to speed on how all the recent M&A activity in Europe in the last half year could affect you.

Speakers at the Pira Packaging Summit will also discuss these trends, which are making the packaging sector robust and how you can take advantage of these.

Attend today and discover:

 What motivates consumers as they buy packaged goods
 What is needed from the packaging supply chain to help achieve
    retailer sustainability targets
How to reduce risk and liability in packaged products
Whether nanotechnology for packaging is a strategic opportunity or a
How packaging can respond to unmet needs of the end-user/consumer

  View the full list of speakers 
here >> 

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today >>  
Pira Packaging Summit

Date: 12-13 November
Venue: Millennium Mayfair
Location: London, UK

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