Organisrs have opened registrations for Auspack 2022, billed as the southern hemisphere’s leading processing and packaging trade event.
The globally recognised, long-running biennial event, part of Packaging and Processing Week, heads to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre will run from May 17-22.
Mark Dingley, chairman of the Australian Packaging & Processing Machinery Association (APPMA), which owns Auspack, says, “Auspack 2022 will showcase a host of global mega trends in the food, beverage and pharmaceutical processing and packaging industries. Importantly, it is first industry expo since 2019. Therefore, it will be the perfect place for people across the packaging and processing sectors to find solutions to increase efficiencies across their business.”
Register for Auspack 2022
This year, the show floor will welcome more than 250 suppliers representing hundreds of global brands. They offer solutions that address a range of industry trends and themes. Subsequently, Auspack 2022 will allow attendees to see first hand, products that offer enhanced safety, security, automation and cost-saving benefits.
This year, the show features expanded business sessions. For example, the Auspack Leaders Forum runs from May 18-19. It offers business owners the opportunity to benchmark as an organisation of the future, gain knowledge and inspiration, and network with like-minded, forward-thinking leaders. Key themes include future supply chain; adapting and diversifying for commercial success; future technology; sustainability and the circular economy; investment and collaboration; and future workforce.
The expanded Solutions Theatres at Auspack 2022 will give visitors in-depth overviews of technology, solutions, and strategies. Furthermore, sessions feature supply chain and procurement education; preventative maintenance; materials and packaging design; network security; the circular economy; and the future of manufacturing and warehousing.
In addition, the exhibition floor will feature an array of new zones: IT and Services, Processing Equipment, Packaging and Packaging Materials, and Packaging Machinery.
Planning for Auspack
Behind the scenes enhancements to the exhibitors’ directory will allow visitors to search for specific areas. For instance, the highly searchable Leaders Forum will allow visitors to find topics that suit their interests. As a result, visitors can plan their time at Auspack 2022, resulting in a rewarding experience.
Entry to the APPMA Awards of Excellence have opened, and close on March 4. APPMA will announce the winners at the Gala Awards Ceremony on 18 May on day two of Auspack 2022. Tickets for both the Awards Gala Night and Leaders Forum go on sale in February.
Tickets to Auspack 2022 are free and available on the website.
Visit www.auspack.com.au for more information.