14 OCTOBER 2022

FTA Europe and Intergraf, with Smithers, are organising Shaping the Future with Packaging, a conference for the packaging industry. Registrations are now open!


Join us in Brussels for the afternoon and evening of Thursday 9 March, and the morning of Friday 10 March. The programme consists of two half day conference sessions, as well as ample opportunities to connect, including a networking dinner.

Participants will also receive an exclusive Smithers market report about the European packaging market as part of the event package.

This event is sponsored by Miraclon (silver sponsor). Would you also like to become a sponsor? Opportunities are available – get in touch!

Contact Despoina Melissinou:


Mattia Pellegrini, Head of Unit (DG Environment) at the European Commission, will present about the new EU Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive. While Tom Hallam, Project Director for Packaging at Smithers will present Smithers’ latest data on the European packaging market.

Others will focus on topics including sustainability, food contact materials, and product design. More speakers will be announced very soon – stay tuned!

Keep an eye on the event website for more speaker announcements and event updates.

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Notes to Editor

FTA Europe represents the common interests of the European flexographic (flexo) printing industry. The association provides a common platform for national flexo associations in Europe to collaborate in areas of shared interest, and also advocates for the industry to the EU institutions. The office of FTA Europe is located in Brussels. For permission to use these photos, contact the Secretariat.

Contact person: Despoina Melissinou, Membership & Events Officer | Email: