Networking, Content, Awards Highlight FPA Annual Meeting
Pulitzer-prize author David McCullough is among the great speakers at the Flexible Packaging Association 2016 Annual Meeting. It is March 1-3 at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples, Fla. The event gives industry leaders several ways to support their business goals:
- Networking, including a golf tournament
- A content-rich program
- Presentation of the 2016 FPA Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards
David McCullough, provokes thought by using his insights into history to relate to today’s business challenges. The books Truman and John Adams earned him Pulitzer prizes, and he has also been recognized for a number of other books.
The sponsors for the McCullough presentation are: COVERIS™, Charter NEX Films, Flint Group, and Sun Chemical Corp.
Other program sessions probe several industry strategy issues.
Global business and the impact of politics and policy. Carlos Gutierrez, Former CEO and Chairman of the Board at Kellogg Co. and Former Secretary of the U.S. Dept. of Commerce, delivers the presentation.
Politics: From the Top and the Inside. Howard Fineman, Political Analyst for MSNBC and Global Editorial Director of The Huffington Post Media Group, explores politics’ impact on the business world.
European Flexible Packaging Update. Jan Homan, Chairman, Flexible Packaging Europe and Member, Supervisory Board, Constantia Flexibles, details developments on the Continent.
Polyolefin Market Update. Nick Vafiadis, Global Business Director, Polyolefins and Plastics, IHS Chemical, brings another of his insightful analyses of trends in polyolefin availability and pricing.
The Annual Meeting begins Tuesday, March 1, 2016. The first event is the Welcome Reception and Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards Dinner in the evening. The program honors 2016 FPA Flexible Packaging Achievement Award recipients.
The FPA Annual Meeting Golf Tournament and non-golfer buffet luncheon will be at noon on March 2, 2016 followed at 6:30 p.m. by a cocktail reception.
Networking breakfasts will be held prior to both General Sessions.
For More Info
Go to the FPA website at www.flexpack.org and click on “Register for the FPA 2016 Annual Meeting.” The event is for FPA members only; non-members who would like to attend must be sponsored by a member.