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 2021, 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 Next-generation technology for the next generation of business
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
A live and exclusive Q&A with two design professionals, discussing the future of packaging design, and how this relates to brands and their use of digital print for packaging.
Greg Bentley, EMEA design lead, WestRock
Dean Zambardi, artworker/designer, DDZ Artwork & Design
11.50 Finishing and embellishment masterclass
Having installed the UK’s first Kurz DM-Jetliner, Amberley Labels has taken its use of finishing and embellishment to new heights.
David Beeby, sales manager, Amberley Labels
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 pros of print postponement
Today’s world is designed for mass production and global outreach. The consumer however is demanding more personalisation and sustainable practices. This combination causes suppliers to inefficiently produce packaging that results in higher piece costs, slow turnaround times and large volumes of scrap annually. Learn how delaying print can support sustainability efforts, enable supply chain optimisation, increase consumer engagement, and more.
Shane Tansey, business development manager, Fujifilm Integrated Inkjet Solutions
14.30 Changing the conversation through the power of digital
Whilst W2P and e-commerce have become prerequisites in the midst of a global pandemic, brands have the potential to go much further and use the latest technologies coupled with consumer expectation to take their packaging to the next level, all powered by digital.
Matt Ward, print and digital divisional director, Transcend Packaging
15.00 Panel discussion – printing through and out of a pandemic: strategies and success stories
Anita Hine, managing director, Hine Labels
Adrian Brown, managing director, Olympus Print Group
Steve Baker, managing director, Baker Labels/BakPac
15.45 Networking drinks reception
16.30 – 16.45 Finish