African Innovations Conference

The maiden African Innovations conference was hosted at the Forum, Johannesburg on the 6 – 7 May 2015.Titled ‘Packaging and Beyond’, the two-day seminar aimed to stimulate talks around innovation, developments on the packaging sector while also providing greater insight on the industry. Jolanda van de Spreng, managing director of VDS Media, the hosting company of the conference says the newlook conference received phenomenal support, “I’m delighted with the support from the broader packaging and printing industries. We certainly achieved what we set out to deliver with a palatable mix of thought provoking presentations from experts and a stimulating environment for knowledge sharing and networking.”
18 international and local speakers included Roy Campbell partner at Deloitte & Touche; Fabrice Dignnet new business development leader at Dow Packaging & Speciality Plastics; UK & International sales manager for Paragon Inks – Amanda Jones, Derek Mckernan, director packaging, group technical, SAB Miller amongst many others.