2019 AIP National Technical Forum Registrations are now open 


The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) is pleased to advise that on the 30th of April all of industry will have the opportunity to attend not one packaging educational event, but three. Starting the day with a Women in Packaging breakfast, followed by the biennial AIP National Technical Forum, then finishing with the gala Australasian Packaging & Innovation Design Awards dinner this is a must-attend. The action-packed and informative educational events are a fantastic opportunity to network with a wide range of like-minded packaging professionals and learn along the way.

2019 AIP National Technical Forum

The main event for the 30th of April is the 2019 AIP National Technical Forum which has served the packaging industry for over two decades. The AIP National Technical Forum brings together packaging technologists, designers, sales and marketing people from all industries to better understand the technical side of packaging design. The 2019 AIP National Technical Forum will showcase best-practice and award-winning Save Food & Sustainable Packaging Designs, innovative on-pack communications and packaging across Food, Beverage, Pharmaceutical and Domestic Household. Speakers will be coming from all over Australasia and will include Nestle, TetraPak, McCormick, SPC, Campbell Arnott’s, LION, Delicious Food Australia, the Orangutan Alliance, BioPak, Planet Protector, ICEE Containers, Plantic Technologies, APCO, Fight Food Waste CRC, Sealed Air, Result Group, Arthritis Australia, Oji Fibre Solutions and many more. This educational event will allow attendees the opportunity to be inspired by what other companies are already developing in key industries and markets and will allow you to hear their challenges and learnings through the packaging design journey. Walk away with new ideas and inspiration for your next packaging project.

2019 Australasian Packaging Innovation & Design Awards

The annual 2019 Australasian Packaging Innovation & Design Awards gala dinner will be held alongside the 2019 AIP National Technical Forum. The PIDA Awards are designed to recognise companies and individuals who are making a significant difference in their

field and are the exclusive entry point for Australia and New Zealand for the WorldStar Packaging Awards. The PIDA Awards are coordinated by the Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) and Packaging New Zealand.

2019 Women in Packaging Breakfast Forum

The AIP will be once-again supporting the annual Women in Packaging Breakfast Forum entitled ‘Disruptive education – flexible learning for the future workplace’. You don’t have to be a woman to attend; everyone is welcome. The keynote speaker for the Women in Packaging Forum will be Nikki Moeschinger, Managing Director, BrandOpus. Nikki will discuss Creativity, Spirituality and Human Purpose at the Dawn of AI. Nikki’s presentation will examine the importance of creativity on the future of humanity. Nikki will then be followed by a panel discussion, featuring influential and inspiring women working in the food, beverage manufacturing and packaging industry. The event will not only be an ideal networking opportunity, it will also be an insightful forum demonstrating how women in our industry navigate their roles and responsibilities and make a positive contribution to the workplace. The keynote speaker and panellists will explore the new wave of learning opportunities that address the skills gap in line with rapidly advancing technology.

The AIP acknowledges the following sponsors for the 30th of April events: Wellman Packaging, Auspouch, Currie Group and HP, Esko, Mosca, Qenos, Sealed Air, Capos and Closures, Omniverse Foster, EcodDex, Empauer, Arthritis Australia, Arthritis New Zealand.

To book your place to attend all three events visit


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