Propak Africa 2016 - Plastics and Packaging Exhibition

Propak Africa 2016

Propak Africa 2016
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Propak Africa 2016

Plastic PackagingAn exciting forum for trading, sourcing of products and obtaining latest news on global trends, advancements in technology and product development - a must for all stakeholders in the Food Processing, Packaging and Labelling industries.

Propak Africa together with Print Expo, Pro-Plas Africa Expo, Pro-Label Africa and FoodPro, is the largest and most successful packaging, food processing, labelling, printing and plastics exhibition held on the African continent, an event that skilfully harnesses the synergy and strengths of the various inter-linking industries.

At the highly successful 2009 show, many of the largest, most progressive players in these industry sectors took part, showcasing latest global trends, technology Plastic Packaging Exhibitionadvancements, new products, systems and services, and the important role these industries play in the production and marketing of products.

Exhibitors at previous shows have consistently described the experience as a good return on investment and were delighted with the high-calibre quality of visitors and the high number of machinery and equipment sales off stands.

The exhibition attracts local and international buyers from all over Africa and beyond. Visitors cited the benefits of attending the event as seeing "cutting edge technology and trends on display", "an ability to source new suppliers", "able to obtain latest industry information and knowledge", "great educational value, specifically product demonstrations", "the availability of a wide variety of exhibitors", and "an interesting and exciting event." 27% felt that companies that had not participated had done themselves a disservice.

Although the basic function of packaging is to preserve and protect the pack contents, packaging - particularly in the retail market - has become a fascinating marketing tool that is used to promote and sell products, moving them from shelf-Packaging Product Exhitionto-trolley. Although packaging remains an essential part of modern life - allowing people to consume fresh, uncontaminated food and beverages wherever they want in the quantities needed - once it has performed its function, packaging can become cumbersome waste. New technologies enabling the packaging industry to reduce mass without compromising the basic function of the pack, recycling innovations, new designs and materials will all be showcased at Propak Africa

FoodPro will showcase all aspects of the food processing industry; Pro-Label Africa will highlight new technologies, innovative products, state-of-the-art equipment, research findings and legislative requirements around labelling.



WHY SHOULD YOU BE THERE?

Propak Cape

Almost three-quarters of the visitors at Propak Cape 2008 went there to update on new developments – products, trends and technologies – and to meet potential new suppliers. A high percentage of visitors were owners or Directors of businesses who certainly came with decision-making authority. The driving reasons for visitors attending the expo included it being a highly regarded prestigious event, knowledgeable people on the stands, and the ability to see so many exhibitors together, which assisted in the decision-making process.

Exhibitions are an excellent, resultsdriven opportunity that make good business sense. Exhibiting at Propak Africa 2013 will be the most cost-effective way to reach the greatest number of decision-makers in your specific market in the shortest space of time.

Propak Africa 2013 will provide an opportunity to meet, interact and gain exposure to your customers and to compete for your market share. A strong marketing campaign will ensure that quality visitors involved with food processing, packaging, printing, labelling and plastics will be invited to attend the event, drawn from supplying and manufacturing in the food and beverages, fruit and farming, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics, toiletries and personal care products, packaging, printing and converting, manufacturing, plastics manufacturing and other related sector industries.

Visitors will include retailers and wholesalers, as well as buyers and specifiers responsible for purchasing decisions, such as directors, general managers, technologists, production executives, food, packaging and production personnel and scientists, quality controllers, chemical engineers, farmers, product managers, laboratory technicians, printers, production managers and sales and marketing personnel.


WHAT VISITORS WILL SEE

Manufacturers and suppliers will be exhibiting products, systems and services, which visitors can use in the
production and marketing of their products, including:

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- Packaging Containers and Components

• End-ofline- Equipment
• Materials Handling Products
• Packaging and Ancillary Machinery
• Packaging Materials

FOODPRO - Food Processing Bakery Equipment
• Colourants
• Confectionery Equipment
• Flavours
• Food and Beverage Processing Equipment
• Filtration Equipment
• Laboratory Equipment
• Mixers and Blenders
• Scientific Software and Hardware

PRO-PLAS EXPO - Plastics Plastics Processing Machinery including products such as:
• Blow Moulding and Injection Moulding Machinery
• Chillers
• Converting Equipment
• Extrusion Equipment
• Feeders
• Processing Aids
• Recycling Equipment • Various Materials

PRINT EXPO AND PRO-LABEL - Print & Labelling
• Labels
• Substrates
• Materials
• Labelling Machines
• Label Applicators
• Coding Equipment
• Scanning Equipment
• Printing Presses and Equipment
• Finishing Products

AN EXHIBITION BACKED BY AN INTERNATIONAL NETWORK OF CONTACTS ACROSS

CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE, TRADE CONSULS AND AGENCIES, WITH STRONG

MARKETING SUPPORT INTO AFRICA.

ALSO SUPPORTED AND ENDORSED BY:
• The Institute of Packaging in SA
• The Packaging Council of South Africa
• The Printing Industries Federation of South Africa
• The Flexographic Technical Association of South Africa
• The Plastics Federation of South Africa

FEEDBACK FROM PREVIOUS SHOWS


Dean Gianni, Managing Director, Packaging World
“There was a good buzz with a steady flow of visitors - we have about 150 good leads to follow up and have already booked for 2011”

Charles Heyns, Sales Manager, HG Molenaar
“Propak is the most well known show in South Africa in our industry and by
participating we were able to build our brand and gained exposure to new, existing and potential customers.”


Mr Andre Schlenk, Managing Director
Robatech SA
“The show presented a great opportunity to network and to introduce new products and new innovative technology.”

John Binedell, Director, Eptech
“We can’t afford not to exhibit as it’s a good platform to show equipment to many customers simultaneously under one roof.”

San Pillay, Sales Manager, Sicad
“An excellent PR exercise.”

R. Pinz, Director, Pro Scan Media Products
“The quality and quantity of enquiries exceeded our expectations, and we’ll be back!”

HIGH PROFILE MARKETING AND PROMOTIONAL PROGRAMME

Strong integrated marketing and promotional strategy has been created to directly target the desired market segments including elements such as trade press and radio advertising, digital marketing, direct mail, electronic and outdoor media, publicity – including editorials, exhibition previews and on-line coverage – and related workshops and conferences.

Eye-catching promotional material will include complimentary tickets, flyers, posters and leaflets and these will be delivered to an established contacts database of key buyers and influencers, relevant trade organizations, Chambers of Commerce in Africa, and will be extended internationally through trade consuls and our own agency network.

Propak ORGANISERS SERVICE

As a member of the prestigious Montgomery Group and a part of the international chain of Propak exhibitions, Specialised Exhibitions is recognized locally and internationally as an organiser of innovative, inspiring and highly effective trade exhibitions.

Backed by over 40 years of experience in South Africa and with international support, Specialised Exhibitions offers a fully comprehensive on-site exhibitor service, which includes:
• Walk-on Stand Packages
• Customised Packages
• Shell Schemes
• Carpeting
• Water and Electrical installations
• Compressed Air
• Furniture
• Plants
• Security
• Internet/Fax/Telephones hire
• Forwarding and Handling Services
• Exhibitor Catalogues
• Media/Business Lounge
• Travel and Accommodation Packages
• Budget Analysis Facilities
• Staff Training



Contact Details

Specialised Exhibitions Montgomery - Propak Africa and Propak Cape


Tel : +27 11 835 1565

Fax :+27 11 496 2854

For further information, please contact Simon Blair :

Email  simonb@specialised.com

For international sales, contact Dawn Niemack :

Email dniemack@specialised.com

Website  www.propakafrica.co.za