The Packaging Conference will be held February 6-8, 2012, for petfood manufacturers and petfood industry professionals looking to learn about the latest packaging technology, materials and equipment.

The event will be held in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, at ARIA Resort at CityCenter, with a focus on packaging in a post-recession economy. Speakers will include representatives from H.J. Heinz Co., Colgate-Palmolive, M&G Group, Amcor Rigid Plastics, Ball Corp., Albis Plastics, KHS, Husky Injection Molding, PPi Technologies Group, Beverage Marketing Corporation, Blaige & Co., Product Stewardship Institute and other packaging experts.

“The conference is designed to provide the latest information for those in the packaging supply chain. Attendees range from retailers and brand owners to resin suppliers, technology providers, equipment manufacturers and converters. Now, more than ever, a dialog between all supply chain participants is key to meeting packaging objectives,” said John Maddox, president, SBA-CCI.

Registration is US$2,100, but those registering prior to January 15, 2012, can take advantage of the discounted early registration rate of US$1,900. The fees include two nights deluxe room at ARIA Resort at CityCenter, conference sessions and proceedings, breaks, lunch and a networking reception.