February 6-8, 2017
Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay
Tampa, FL

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The 10th Annual Packaging Conference, a significant event for the packaging industry.

TPC provides the latest information for those in the packaging supply chain. Attendees range from retailers and brand owners to resin suppliers, technology providers, equipment manufacturers and converters. TPC facilitates dialog between supply chain participants, an important element in meeting packaging objectives.

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Why Attend?

ATTEND presentations from industry professionals about cutting-edge innovations and the future direction of the industry

DISCOVER how you can capitalize on the future market direction and opportunities via trends, growth opportunities and life-cycle analysis

IDENTIFY innovative applications and understand how they can offer substantial business benefits

NETWORK with your peers building personal relationships often missed in this fast paced business climate

EXPAND your horizon beyond your own market niche since we are not resin or platform or process driven, but represent how innovations in many fields can better serve the consumer

TPC 2017 Speakers

Alessandra Bosco

Director, Business Development

HRS Flow
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Allen Jacoby

Global Vice President

Milliken & Company
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Annie Ham

Marketing Director

McCall Farms
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Ben Brashears

Senior Executive Advisor

Blaige & Company
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Chris Ellen

Vice President, Sales

BioAmber Canada, Inc.
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Daniel Abramowicz, Ph.D.

Chief Technology Officer

Crown Holdings, Inc.
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Gary Hemphill

Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer, BMC Research

Beverage Marketing Corporation
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Frank Embs

Global Business Development Director

Indorama Ventures PLC
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Gary Robinson

Director, Business Development

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Jim Sykes

President & Chief Executive Officer

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Karl Swanson

Vice President, Global Sales

ebeam Technologies
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Keith Boss

Chief Executive Officer

Tech-Long Americas
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K. H. Chiang

Sales Director

Tech-Long Americas
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Lamy Chopin

Global Development Leader

Dow Chemical Company
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Larry Logan

Chief Marketing Officer

Digimarc Corporation
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Michael Fink

Vice President, Sales and Marketing North America

z-moulds GmbH

Michael Okoroafor, Ph.D.

Vice President, Global Sustainability and Packaging Innovation

McCormick & Company
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Mike Krebsbach

Vice President, Marketing

Bemis Company, inc.
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Mike Urquhart


Plastics Industry Association

Prateek Lal

Chief Executive Officer

Adept Packaging
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Rachel Gualtieri

Director, Marketing and Key Accounts Sales

Sarong North America
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Richard Darling

Global Sales Manager West

Xaar PLC
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Ross Perry

General Manager, Beverage Packaging Sales, North America

Husky injection Molding Systems Ltd.
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Steve Ates

Managing Director

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Steven Gendreau

Division Vice President, Sales and Marketing - Global Plastic

Sonoco Products Company
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Ted Harris

Market Development Manager

Total Petrochemicals & Refining USA
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Tom Blaige

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Blaige & Company
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How To Register?

Conference Attendee Fee

Early Bird $1750 ends January 18, 2017
Standard $1950 

Offline Registration

To register with a check or purchase order, please download the registration form and contact our office to complete your registration.

Online Registration

Click the Register Now button below or click/copy the link below www.regonline.com/tpc2017

For information and questions contact: 
Linda Flowers, Registration Specialist
+1 (866) 509-6001 

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Hotel Information

Hotel Bookings

Reserve your hotel room at the
Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay to obtain the special TPC 2017 rate.

Conference rates are avaiable for Monday and Tuesday evening. 

Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay
2900 Bayport Drive
Tampa, Florida USA
Toll Free: (800) 233-1234

Phone: +1 (813) 874-1234

Online Reservations

Phone reservations
(800) 233-1234
Reference The Packaging Conference group block.

Reservation Block Deadline:
Friday, January 20, 2017

Conference Reservation Rate:
$199 per night plus tax



The Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay provides the only official housing for The Packaging Conference 2017.  Hotel reservations should only be secured directly with the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay online or by calling +1(813) 874-1234. The Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay will not make unsolicited contact with attendees or potential attendees to secure hotel reservations. It has been brought to our attention that various third party housing coordinators have contacted attendees and potential attendees to secure hotel rooms. We have no affiliation with these companies. The only official way to secure your hotel reservation is directly with the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay.

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