PLD Talks | Packaging of Premium & Luxury Drinks

PLD Talks - exploring disruptive design in drinks packaging

PLD Talks feeds your need for design, branding and technology inspiration with speakers from the world’s top drinks brands, design agencies and innovators.

Produced in association with the Pentawards, the world’s leading packaging design competition, PLD Talks tackles the key challenges for packaging specifiers and designers in premium and luxury drinks brands – from designing for digital-native consumers to sustainability, personalisation, premiumisation and much more.

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Explore the 2020 Talks programmes​

Programmes for 2021 will be published soon!​

Wednesday 29 January 2020

DESIGN STORIES / Shaping luxury brands stories through design

PLD Programme

Sébastien Ehret, CEO at Servaire & CO

BRAND KEYNOTE / Luxury vs sustainability: perspectives from the luxury whisky market

PLD Programme

Mike Rose, director of brands packaging at Edrington

BRAND KEYNOTE / Sustainable Packaging – important for the life and vitality of our planet

PLD Programme

Carine Christophe, Sustainability Manager at Pernod Ricard

INNOVATION INSIGHT/ How personalisation is shaping the future of brands

Cross-sector insight

Mélianthe Leeman, Global innovation platform director at O-I

DESIGN STORIES / At the crossroads: shared design influences in luxury drinks and perfume

Cross-sector insight

James Hartigan, Design Director at Contagious

Thursday 30 January 2020

DESIGN STORIES / New codes in wine design and Wines, Champagnes and Spirits – Disruption: With or without moderation?

PLD Programme

A start-up’s approach to champagne branding

Johanna Antonucci, Founder and managing director at Leo de Verzay

Wines, Champagnes and Spirits – Disruption: With or without moderation?

Hélène Grandjean, Strategic Brand Expert

Gerald Galdini, Co-founder of Partisan du sens

BRAND KEYNOTE / You had me at design

Cross-sector insight

Steve Honour, Design & Visual Identity Leader, Innovation, Europe & Africa at Diageo

BRAND KEYNOTE / Establishing the concept of “made-to-measure” and high luxury in the spirit industry

PLD Programme

Jean-Dominique Andreu, CMO at Camus

DESIGN STORIES / “LATEST DROP” – Keeping brands culturally relevant

Cross-sector insight

Jon Davies, Co-Founder at Butterfly Cannon

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