Luxe Pack New York 2014, May 14-15, 2014, will be the largest event in its 12 year history, with nearly 200 exhibitors. This year, the event will feature several new elements including a new venue, new look, new section and new award. The event showcases the foremost innovative packaging in the world, as well as an extensive seminar schedule and a variety of special exhibits.
“We’re so pleased that Luxe Pack New York is the benchmark event for creative packaging in America, just like Luxe Pack Monaco is on a global scale,” said Nathalie Grosdidier, Executive Director, Luxe Pack. “This year, we are taking Luxe Pack New York to the next level with our new venue, the Luxe PackA in Green Award and Luxe Promo. We’re very excited about the scope of the event this year and are sure it will excite visitors and exhibitors alike.”
Luxe Pack New York presents creative packaging for the beauty / personal care, wine / spirits, gourmet food, jewelry, fashion / accessories and consumer goods industries. Exhibitors showcase bags/pouches, bottles, boxes, cases, containers (presentation packaging), caps/closures, collars, cosmetics accessories, designers, dispensers/pumps/sprayers/valves, green/sustainable packaging, jars, boxes, containers, labels, pop/display, raw materials, ribbons, samples, textiles, tubes, vials/monodoses, and more. The event also offers a comprehensive Seminar Program and its Innovation Forum, which spotlights the newest creations from exhibitors.
New Venue, New Look
Pier 92, located at 711 12th Avenue in Manhattan, is the new venue and allows the entire show to be located on one floor. It is a prime event venue in New York. An entirely new show look and booth design will also be unveiled in May.
Luxe Promo Debuts
The new section, Luxe Promo, is a dedicated show-within-a-show for creative promotional items for beauty and beverage brands. Offerings of customized and standard P-O-S merchandise, gifts with purchase, promotional gifts and other high-end premiums will include items such as: (beauty) make up bags, manicure sets, hair ornaments, samples, candles, soaps, massage gloves, jewelry, among others; and (beverage) glasses, ice buckets, wine bags, corkscrews and more.
First Luxe Pack in Green Award
The Luxe Pack IN Green Award, popular in Monaco, debuts in America this year. The award recognizes the exhibitor presenting the most innovative environmentally-friendly packaging solution. An esteemed jury of industry influencers has been selected to review the entries and select the winner based on sustainable criteria including materials, new and efficient processes and technologies and more.
The jury members are George Beylerian, Founder, Material ConneXion; Dan Denisoff, Senior Vice President, Operations, Pernod Ricard; Jamie Matusow, Editor, Beauty Packaging; Stephanie Martins, VP Packaging & Development Americas, L'Oreal; and Henry Renella, Sr. Vice President for Global Package Development, The Estée Lauder Companies.
Beauty Packaging magazine will sponsor the award in conjunction with its April/May feature story on Environmentally Responsible Packaging. Toscara created and designed the award.
As always, the Luxe Pack New York Seminar Program is designed to provide visitors with dynamic insights and powerful inspiration. This year’s schedule features the latest in sustainability, creative collaboration, design, spirits packaging, skincare packaging trends, augmented reality technology, futuristic luxury trends and much more. Representatives of Brown-Forman, Elizabeth Arden, The Estée Lauder Companies, Material ConneXion, Pernod Ricard, L’Oreal, Mintel and Mirror Mirror Imagination Group are among the presenters.