• Registrations for AUSPACK 2022, the southern hemisphere’s leading processing and packaging trade event, are now open.
    Registrations for AUSPACK 2022, the southern hemisphere’s leading processing and packaging trade event, are now open.

As Australia’s state and national borders open for business, major trade show AUSPACK has already sold three quarters of its floorspace for the industry’s expo next May.

Event organiser Exhibitions &Trade Fairs (ETF) says time is now running out for exhibitors to secure their space, at what will be the largest packaging and processing industry event in the southern hemisphere, and which will be held for the first time since 2019. The organiser says floorspace is selling out “quicker than ever before”.

AUSPACK runs from 17-20 May next year at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. The show is owned and operated by the Australian Packaging and Processing Machinery Association (APPMA).

350 exhibitors are expected to be on the floor, with around 7000 industry professionals anticipated to attend the show.

The 2022 exhibition has two new features: a processing equipment zone and a packaging and packaging materials zone. The processing zone will showcase the latest processing technology advances in coating/enrobing, conveying, cooling, filling/depositing, forming/sizing, heat treating, homogenising, mixing and blending, pasteurising and pumps.

The organiser says the packaging and packaging materials zone will be prime destination for companies looking to refresh a brand, launch new products, broaden appeal, and attract attention. Solutions include those offering sustainability and consumer convenience.

Alongside the expo itself will be a full programme of solution seminars, and new for the 2022 show is the AUSPACK Leaders Forum.

The solution seminar series has been expanded, to dive deeper into technology solutions that solve complex problems and provide education. The two Solutions Theatres on the expo floor will feature curated sessions providing in-depth overviews of technology, solutions, and strategies. All sessions are free with exhibition registration.

A brand-new conference format in 2022 is the AUSPACK Leaders Forum, which the organisers say will enable senior level and c-suite decision makers to build their own agenda and choose content most relevant to their specific business challenges.

Over two days in the Leaders Forum business leaders will share case studies and thought leadership, in a format the organisers say is designed to further the conversation both during and after the sessions.



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