Mark you calendar for the Flexible Packaging Association’s 2016 Annual Meeting. It is March 1-3 in Naples, Fla., at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort. The meeting’s high points include a keynote by Carlos Gutierrez, former CEO and Chairman of the Board at Kellogg Company and former Secretary of the U.S. Department of Commerce. He brings the perspective of running both a consumer packaged goods business and a federal department.

Gutierrez brings a global perspective to his presentation. He started with Kellogg in Mexico City and spent half his 30-year career with the company in international markets. Later, he added the voice of business to the federal Cabinet as Commerce Secretary.

Joining him on the program is Mike Rayburn, an award-winning speaker, entertainer and guitar virtuoso. Rayburn will share his talents at the Welcome Dinner on March 1. Key business information slated for the meeting includes the Flexible Packaging State of the Industry Report, and a report from Flexible Packaging Europe.