2021 programme 

Success strategies for a post-pandemic world


9.00 Delegate registration: tea, coffee and refreshments

9.30 Introduction and welcome from the chair

David Pittman, editor, Digital Labels & Packaging

9.35 KEYNOTE: How to rebuild your business for super success post COVID-19

Using his entrepreneurial spirit and experience in building his digital marketing agency, Climb Online, the most successful business built by a winner of BBC’s The Apprentice, Mark Wright will get the conversations started at this year’s Digital Print for Brand Success 2020, and provide you with essential insights, knowledge and takeaways to help you on the road to success in a post-pandemic world.

Mark Wright, Climb Online/CLIMBCON

10.20 Water-based inkjet for flexible packaging

Using his years of experience and market knowledge, Sean Smyth provides a glimpse into the future, where technologies such as water-based inkjet flexible package printing are rapidly advancing.

Sean Smyth, technical editor, Whitmar Publications

10.50 Tea, coffee and networking break

11.20 Future trends in packaging design

What must the packaging of tomorrow look like, and how will digital technologies help realise these new forms and designs?

11.50 Finishing and embellishment masterclass

The tools, tips and tricks to make sure your printed products stand out from the crowd.

12.20 Category disruption in new dimensions

For consumers, personalisation is often a bland, one dimensional experience. Challenger brand Jackpot Peanut Butter plans to change this and go from the standard to the creative, giving consumers a three-dimensional experience.

Rupert Leigh, creator and founder, Jackpot Peanut Butter

12.50 Lunch and networking break

Table top exhibits and The Printer Innovation Zone – a showcase of print jobs from the Industry Group Members.

14.00 The rise and rise of W2P – specialities and enhancements

How and where does web-to-print/web-to-pack fit into businesses of today, and of tomorrow?

Gary Peeling, CEO, Precision Printing Group and WhereTheTradeBuys

14.30 Digital direct-to-glass printing

Having pushed the envelope with a direct-to-glass inkjet printing project, the world’s biggest brewer, AB InBev, is pushing digital printing to its limits.

Greg Bentley, global packaging innovation director, AB-InBev

15.00 Panel discussion – printing through and out of a pandemic: strategies and success stories

Chris Tonge, executive director, Ultimate Packaging, Ultimate Digital and Sharp Iris.

Adrian Brown, managing director, Olympus Print Group

Steve Baker, managing director, Baker Labels

15.45 Networking drinks reception

16.30 – 16.45 Finish

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