August 2012

LUXE PACK New York turns 10

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Luxe Pack New York (LPNY) celebrated its 10th anniversary this year with record attendance. The event, held May 16–17, attracted 2,607 unique visitors, an increase of 10.2% over 2011. The two-day gathering showcased 141 exhibitors, nine seminars and
three special exhibits.

“This year, Luxe Pack New York really had a dynamic atmosphere with increases in attendance, very strong seminars and the anniversary celebration. Ten years of
continuous and controlled growth make Luxe Pack the reference event dedicated to creative packaging” said Nathalie Grosdidier, Executive Director, Luxe Pack.LUXE PACK

There were nine targeted standingroom only seminars, designed to help industry leaders stay ahead of the trends and informed about the newest developments in consumer
purchasing habits, creativity, R&D and niche marketing. Among the featured speakers were Maria Archambault, AVP, Technical Packaging, L’Oréal USA; Sharon Graubard, SVP Trend Analysis, Stylesight; Kelly Kovack, Co-Founder Luxury packaging event continues to draw large crowds… Purpose-Built; Raymond Matts, International Fragrance Designer; Mark Polson, VP, Creativity & Business Innovation Global Management Strategies, The Estée Lauder Cos.; and Henry Renella, Senior VP, Estée Lauder Global Package Development.

Special exhibits included the Innovation Forum, Material ConneXion Lab and the Pratt Institute “Marc Rosen Scholarship & Education Fund for Packaging by Design at Pratt Institute” student designs.

The next edition of LPNY will take place May 15–16, 2013 at The Metropolitan Pavilion & Altman Building, New York, NY.