The 10 SPECIALITY FILMS & FLEXIBLE PACKAGING GLOBAL SUMMIT 2023 concluded on 1st Sept in Mumbai was a grand success. The two-day event was the 10 in its series and has become the biggest flexible packaging summit in the world. The popularity of the summit is growing year after year and this year the summit attracted over 1900 delegates surpassing all previous records, from 725 Organizations from 20 countries. The summit was held at the sprawling, new constructed Reliance Jio World Convention Centre in BKC, Mumbai. The sheer scale, stupendousness and magnificence of the Summit made it the world’s most important flexible packaging event.
ElitePlus++ Business Services has created a unique niche in the space of organising summits going even beyond international standards for similar events. Speciality Films and flexible packaging summit is one of the signature summits of ElitePlus++ Business Services
The hallmark of ElitePlus++ Business Services is quality and service. The DNA of its service platform, is to learn, grow, and collaborate. Quality is what drives businesses to experience ElitePlus summits. Almost 100% delegates, partners continue with ElitePlus once they have attended any of its summit. Their trust has helped ElitePlus to become the ‘Gold Standard’ and a ‘force to reckon with’ in the professional and technical conferences space
Nidhi Verma, Founder & Managing Director ElitePlus++ Business Services who was at helm of the 2-day Summit opened the Summit with the Inaugural Keynote Speakers outlining the Polyolefins - Near term outlook for Flexible Packaging Industry by Sh. Prabh Das, Managing Director & CEO, HPCL-Mittal Energy Ltd.,Convertors view by Chairman & Managing Director, UFlex Group Sh. Ashok Chaturvedi and Brand Owners view by Smt. Prabha Narasimhan, Managing Director & CEO, Colgate-Palmolive (India) Ltd., Excellence in Innovations for a Circular Economy by Sh. Harsh Mariwala Founder and Chairman, Marico Ltd., Sh. Nilesh Shah, MD of Kotak Mahindra Ltd. and Part-Time Member of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister presented Indian Economic Landscape and showed what the future looked like instilling optimism and enthusiasm in investors
The 10th edition was deftly curated to encapsulate the current, latest, and anticipated trends in the industry.ElitePlus++’ experience in curating similar events made this event a “must-attend” event for anyone associated with this industry in any manner, and those aspiring to enter related businesses. This Summit attracted a truly unparalleled gathering of the brightest minds in the industry, who spent two powerful and packed days together,engaging in high level networking, sharing information, disseminating latest information. The Who’s Who of the Global Packaging Industry, thought Leaders, Luminaries, Visionaries, Key Influencers, Innovators, Veterans,Strategic Heads, Subject Matter Experts, Policy makers attended the Summit. Delegates represented the entire Value Chain of the Packaging industry. All major Associations and Media bodies partnered for the Summit lending their support
The Summit focussed on growth opportunities and new technologies from across the World. The 2 days Program included 10 power-packed Business sessions, Interactive Q & A sessions and 3 panel discussions. NEW in the 10th edition – were a panel discussion on Disruptive Technologies, wholehearted participation from brand owners, 100 stalls exhibition at the sprawling recently constructed Reliance Jio centre. The most important issues facing the world today were deliberated in depth by outstanding professional and business leaders. Panel Discussion titled on Ground Realities of Environment issues, Extended Producers’Responsibilitry and Sustainability Demystified offered expert views and hugely benefitted the attendees with entire perspective, global actions, and trends in these areas. Other Panel Discussion on Brand Owners’Perspective served as a direction pointer to the industry, as the real users – the leading FMCG companies’leaders shared their thoughts and path forward for sustainability hand in hand with the plastics packaging industry. The Summit brought another unique angle by bringing in the Role of Private Equity in spurring growth explosion in Flexible Packaging Industry & India’s role in consolidation through M&A and evaluating takeover opportunities and risks in Flexible Packaging Industry by leader from Premji Invest.
The richly curated content was the main highlight of the Summit with distinguished speaker line-up, covering gamut of latest technologies and application aspects such as mono polymer family laminate, transparent metallizing with coatings, plastic barrier paper, MDO film or BOPE or even Pet / Pet laminates. Environment related, EPR, raw materials and also the shared by the government body’s perspective.
Comments of a few partners of Summit are noteworthy and summarises the content and reach of this summit. To quote a few of them: “Our entire leadership team from Europe comes to attend this Summit annually. It’s time that ElitePlus start doing these Summit’s Globally. You can choose different countries and showcase this highly impactful, useful platform to the World”. Another one “This summit has become an integral part of India – like the Red fort or Taj Mahal that people vie to visit”. Yet another one “Imagining that there is a World Championship of packaging conferences, your 2023 event would definitely win the gold medal!”
There was networking dinner accompanied by gala entertainment at all venues – the industry was spellbound by this most amazing mix of business opportunities and fun.