ADF&PCD New York Unveils Plans for 2019

ADF&PCD New York, North America’s only dedicated event for the aerosol, dispensing, perfume and cosmetic packaging and design community, will return to the Altman Building & Metropolitan Pavilion on September 17 &18, 2019.

The event will provide visitors with new networking opportunities, educational content across three conference programmes and access to over 130 leading international suppliers, many of whom will be using the show to launch new products and sustainable solutions to the market.

Paul MacDonald, Global Brand Director of the Easyfairs Packaging Portfolio, comments: “We have big plans for our 4th edition as we move away from the week after Labor Day weekend. Whether the objective is to listen, learn, network, buy or browse, ADF&PCD New York provides visitors with the perfect platform to stay ahead of the competition. The conference programme will look at the most pressing industry challenges and hottest trends, whilst the show floor will be packed with the very latest technologies and services designed to improve the way our industry operates. September 17 & 18, should be marked in all packaging professionals’ calendars, as ADF&PCD New York 2019 is not to be missed.”

In terms show content, ADF&PCD New York welcomes back The Pentawards for its second year, after its hugely successful conference last year. As the world’s most prestigious packaging design awards, The Pentawards Conference will see the best and brightest creative design minds from all over the globe taking to the stage to discuss how to turn packaging design challenges into opportunities.

In addition to The Pentawards Conference, visitors will also be able to attend the ADF Conference free-of-charge. The programme will see leading experts from the aerosol, dispensing, perfume and cosmetics packaging industry, delivering insights on future trends, technical case studies and legislation updates, as well as drawing on personal experiences to help visitors overcome challenges.

Lastly, there will be the PCD Conference, which will see a host of international speakers taking to the stage to explore the major issues facing the industry. Future trends, product development, case studies from leading brands and innovative products that help match consumer requirements and expectations, were just some of the topics being talked about last year.

The popular EcoTours will be returning to ADF&PCD New York 2019, providing eco-friendly focused visitors with access to the most sustainable packaging solutions on the show floor. The tour allows participants to meet with the suppliers making the biggest strides in sustainability and provides them with the opportunity to discuss any challenges they might have relating to environmental issues and improvements.

The Innovation Awards also return for 2019. By celebrating and showcasing the latest and most cutting-edge designs and technologies, the Awards provide attendees with the perfect platform to see the innovations that are driving cosmetics, fragrance and aerosol design forward.

Finally, there will also be plenty for ‘Indie’ beauty brands to see at the show, including a series of exciting ‘Lunch and Learn’ sessions, with speakers talking about how they overcame challenges and how to best market solutions to catch the attention of the consumer.

For further information, visit the website or contact the show team on +44 (0)20 3196 4425 and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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