Your Guide to SustPack 2017 | Eagle Flexible Packaging

Your Guide to SustPack 2017

SustPack 2017 is just around the corner, and if you’re like us, you’re probably already counting down the days. This year’s event will take place in Scottsdale, Arizona and will run from April 24th to April 26th. For sustainable packaging innovators, this is the ultimate place to connect, learn and improve your brand.

But with so much to do and see, it can be tough planning out how to best spend your time. Our guide breaks down key agenda items to watch for at this year’s event to help you plan accordingly.

Who’s going to be there?

The annual SustPack event has established itself as the premiere industry hub for vital influencers in the world of sustainable packaging. SustPack 2017 expects to attract over 500 attendees and experts including representatives from several iconic, global brands including:

  • Walmart
  • Best Buy
  • Campbell Soup Company
  • Amazon
  • Nike

Aside from the big names listed above, you’re also sure to run into numerous other professionals and competitors within your own niche space, market and region.

What to expect

From insightful keynote speaker presentations to great networking opportunities, each of the 3 days is chock-full of exclusive content. You can expect the schedule to break down like this:

Day 1

  • Morning Tours
  • Afternoon Workshops
  • Evening Reception and Awards Ceremony

Day 2

  • Morning Presentations
  • Morning Discussions
  • Networking Lunch
  • Afternoon Panel Conversation
  • Evening Discussions and Closing Remarks

Day 3

  • Morning Presentations
  • Morning Discussions
  • Networking Lunch
  • Afternoon Panel Conversation
  • SustPack 2017 Closing Remarks

Panel discussions and interactive workshops

In addition to the selected keynote presentations, there will be a variety of panel conversations and workshops to take part in as mentioned above. These sustainable packaging discussions will focus specifically on ­Inputs, Outputs and Impacts of Packaging in Supply Chain Sustainability.

Topics covered in the scheduled panel conversations will include:

  • Demystifying Packaging Metrics and KPI’s
  • Navigating Restricted Substances List Applicable to Packaging
  • Packaging Mitigating Food Waste

Interactive workshops give attendees a chance to explore these topics in a more hands-on way. All scheduled interactive workshops and tours are available at no additional cost. Make sure to make note of which ones you want to participate in as some are scheduled to overlap.

Fun activities in the area

After a long day of presentations, panel conversations, discussions, workshops and tours, it’s nice to wind down and relax. For some, that might just mean going back to the Scottsdale Resort at McCormick Ranch, the official conference hotel of SustPack 2017.

For those who want to continue networking while enjoying the Arizona nightlife, SustPack 2017 will also be organizing a pub crawl in Old Town Scottsdale.

If you’re not yet registered for the event, be sure to head over to today. We hope to see you there!