Labelexpo Southeast Asia 2018 has announced details of a series of educational events taking place during the show, held at BITEC in Bangkok on 10-12 May.

The Shrink Sleeve Technology Workshop, moderated by Andy Thomas-Emans, strategic director, Labelexpo, will cover design and origination, inks, substrates, and converting and application technology. The workshop ends with a presentation on quality control and fault finding by one of the global industry’s leading shrink sleeve experts, Dr Séamus Lafferty, president of Barry Wehmiller company Accraply.

Conference sessions will cover a range of topics of interest to label and packaging printers, brand owners and designers. Keynote speaker Brenton Barrett, president Asia Pacific of Multi-Colour Corporation, will look at regional trends and growth opportunities.

The CEO printer panel includes Piyapong Wongvorakul, managing director of Trisan Printing (Thailand); Peter Woods, director and CEO Southeast Asia, QLM Label Makers (Malaysia); Judy Tan, general manager Prestige Label (Singapore); and Ann Magdalene Chua, general manager Allied Pacific Packaging (Philippines).

The brand panel discussion features Damodaran Govindaraju, packaging development director, Marico South East Asia Corporation. Other brand-themed presentations include 360 degree design – taking in all aspects from packaging to consumer interaction – and developing new packaging concepts. Ryan Shaw, creative director for Southeast Asia at Landor brand and design agency, will look at the latest packaging design trends using a range of examples.

Lisa Milburn, Labelexpo managing director says “Education is one of the significant drivers of growth in the label and package printing industry. The topics in the conference and workshop have been specifically chosen based on printer feedback in Southeast Asia and we are pleased to include so many top speakers from around the world. It is a fantastic opportunity for delegates to develop their practical and technical knowledge.”

Free to attend, the conference sessions will be in English with simultaneous Thai translation. Click here to find out more or to register

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