East Africa’s Largest Packaging, Processing and Plastics Exhibition And Conference.

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East Africa’s Largest Packaging, Processing and Plastics Exhibition And Conference.

Day 3

Day 3

The below conference schedule was from day 3 at the 2017 event. The 2018 conference schedule will be published closer to the event.

Thursday 9th March 2017

Time Description Speaker
11.00 - 11.30

THE CHANGING FACE OF PRINTING: INSIGHTS INTO NEW GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES

The printing, paper and converting industries are currently navigating new territory. The heydeys of print are over and market demands are forcing printers and their suppliers to look for new revenue streams.

This presentation unpacks new developments and applications available to stimulate growth in the printing industry. 

Hasit Patel

Chief Exeuctive Officer, Ramco Group Ltd

12.00 - 12.30

ENHANCED PACKAGING UNLOCKING GROWTH FOR FOOD & BEVERAGE SUSTAINABILITY

Food companies in East Africa can boost sales by introducing improved packaging that caters to the needs of urban consumers, especially those at the lower-end of the market. 

This presentation looks at overcoming packaging sustainabilty challenges in East Africa and the opportunities presented for the food & beverage markets.

Helen Too

Operational Marketing Director, Tetra Pak East Africa

13.00 - 13.30

OPERATING YOUR BUSINESS EFFECTIVELY – TIPS & ADVICE FOR PACKAGING & PRINT SMES

Kenya’s small business sector is highly diverse in terms of structure, problems, growth potential and access to support.

SMEs face many challenges like a lack of managerial skills, finance and market information; bad governance; legal and administrative hindrances; competition from large companies and heavy regulatory burdens.

This presentation will advise local packaging and printing SMEs on how to overcome these challenges and build great leadership qualities.

Muthoni Muriuki

National Director, Kenya National Chamber of Commerce & Industry

14.00 - 14.30

BUSINESS BENEFITS OF DIGITAL PRINTING

Leading brands are embracing digital technology as a solution to capture customisation and personalisation opportunities.

This presentation will delve into the ways digital printing is changing the packaging and printing landscape and the growth opportunities it provides for converters.

Nagesh Karuturi

District Manager: East and West Africa, HP Inc

15.00 - 15.30

DEVELOPING GLOBALLY COMPETITIVE PACKAGING PERSONNEL: ASSISTING WITH AFRICA'S RAPID INDUSTRIALISATION

Obtain an understanding of the specially tailored training and development courses that meet the needs of the packaging and print industry. 

Joseph Nyongesa

CEO, IOPPK

16.00

CLOSING REMARKS

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Propak East Africa will be running a Free to attend conference alongside the exhibition. This will consist of three days of talks that run periodically throughout the day. Both local and international speakers will be talking on various topics that surround the industry.

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