Discover the future of packaging with innovative show features
In addition to the plentiful sourcing opportunities provided in the bustling exhibition hall, ADF&PCD and PLD also host educational programs and interactive features to make a visit to the show vital for decision-makers. Please find below some highlights we propose you.
The PCD theatre will offer insight from world-leading experts and top brands on the trends and challenges facing packaging developers in the cosmetics and perfume markets.
From the clean beauty phenomenon to packaging’s huge sustainability challenge, from the influence of influencers to the latest packaging technologies, the PCD theatre promises new knowledge and perspectives from the biggest names in packaging.
Discover the latest thinking on the challenges and opportunities for packaging technologists and engineers in the aerosol and dispensing market.
With a focus on technical and regulatory challenges, the ADF theatre will offer a range of keynote, panel debate and interactive Q&A sessions.
The ADF conference programme will revolve around 5 topics this year:
- Aerosols and regulation: public perception
- Aerosol technology in cans and valves
- Aerosol technology in filling and formula
- Aerosols and the environment
- Beyond Brexit: aerosols and packaging supply chains
Feed your need for design and technology inspiration at the PLD theatre with speakers from the world’s top premium and luxury drinks brands and the most creative design agencies.
Talks will focus on creativity in packaging design, strategies to meet the demands of consumers in the premium and luxury market and techniques to create objects of beauty for retail, bars and the home.
The ADF&PCD Paris Awards are proof that brands and suppliers continue to pull out all the stops when it comes to innovating in both processes and decoration to offer the consumer something new and to stand out in an increasingly crowded marketplace.
The Awards aim to recognize and highlight the most innovative beauty packaging, aerosols and distribution systems launched worldwide over the past year, encouraging the industry to push the boundaries when it comes to creativity, new technological developments and increasingly, sustainability initiatives.
Innovation & technology Theatre (ITT)
For the second time, the Innovation & Technology Theatre will take place at the heart of the exhibition. Presented by some of the most innovative suppliers, the ITT is an interactive conference area open to all visitors.
It will feature speakers discussing their latest innovations and product launches.
Hear directly from the innovative companies and start-ups behind the products defining the future of packaging technology for the beauty, drinks and aerosols markets.
Sustainability is a hot topic and knowing what can do the difference for your project for the environment is important. Sourcing sustainable packaging just got easier!
Be ready for a special tour of the exhibition to find your next sustainable project. Our guided sustainable packaging tours will help you find the products that will shape the future of your business.
Made in France Tour
France is very well known for premium brands that are global leaders in their respective cosmetic or drink markets. What is less visible but still indispensable are the French solution providers that serve the industry.
The “Made in France” guided tour allows you to identify and personally meet French companies promoting French know-how.
Perfume & Spirits Olfactory Workshop
To all those who like to feel, to escape, to be moved, to create, to dream, Cinquième Sens brings its olfactory know-how to lovers of perfume. Cinquime Sens combine a rich heritage and true understanding of taste with an empathy for consumer needs and professional expertise to offer analysis and insight to perfume brands as well as cosmetics, wine and spirits to ensure you are up to date.
Cinquième Sens offers a fun and interactive olfactory workshop to discover the importance of smell when tasting and exploring the pleasure of taste through the nose.
The olfactory characteristics of different spirits (whiskey, cognac, rum) will be explored through blend-tests that deliver taste sensations.
Bouquets of aromas of different spirits will give us an olfactory firework, an explosion of notes, a great refinement combined with an immediate generosity.
Join us on the 29th & 30th of January from 11h to 12h at the PLD bar for your olfactive experience.
The Pentawards, the most prestigious worldwide competition that is exclusively devoted to packaging design will display a selection of the beauty, cosmetics and drinks orientated winning designs from the 2019 competition.
ADF&PCD Art Trail
Get inspiration for your next packaging design with the ADF&PCD Art Trail showcasing creative artists from across Paris.
ADF&PCD proactively facilitates cross-sector networking so that you can exchange challenges, opportunities and ideas at the show.
It is the perfect meeting place for an industry built on strong personal relationships. You can meet the most influential people, share cross-sector innovation and network throughout the event.
- Champagne Bar
- Cocktail Bar and mixology sessions
ADF&PCD is providing the last technology and innovation from Korea thanks to a selection of innovative suppliers.
Contact the team
Interested in exhibiting? Want to talk about speaking or visiting the event? Our team are here to help with your enquires.