Spread over five days and broadcasted early in US Central Time (CT) to enable participation from a global audience, it is the first time an entire Labelexpo conference has been hosted online. Designed to keep the worldwide label and package printing industry connected outside of Labelexpo shows and equip attendees with up-to-date knowledge, the Virtual Label Summit offers exclusive insight into how converters and label and package printing suppliers can simultaneously futureproof and move the global industry forward during these changing times. To this end, this knowledge hub of vital learning resources will also be made available to attendees for three months after the event closes.
The conference program has been designed to focus on business and strategy, with each day themed around the industry’s most pressing topics. Day one examines the changing global label and packaging landscape, while day two focuses on the converter’s perspective, business markets and opportunities. Day three delves into how companies can plan and take advantage of the latest technology and trends in order to futureproof their businesses. Attendees will also gain an exclusive insight into what Labelexpo Americas 2021 has in store. Day four continues the futureproofing theme with tips and insight into taking advantage of sales and marketing opportunities. Day five focuses on branding and design from the customer perspective.
Conference sessions will combine speaker-led presentations and attendee Q&As with pre-recorded Label Academy master class content.
Lisa Milburn, managing director for Labelexpo Global Series, said: “In these changing times, it’s vital that the entire industry stays connected with the latest developments and enhances its industry knowledge outside of Labelexpo shows. We are tremendously excited to run our very first Virtual Label Summit, which will bring together our wealth of industry knowledge and experts on a single digital platform. I strongly urge the industry at all levels from around the globe to take advantage of this opportunity; both converters and suppliers will have an equally important role to play in getting our industry back on track in the coming months post COVID-19, and the Virtual Label Summit will help them get ready.”
Attendees should pre-register on the event website to receive their full delegate pass, which costs USD 499/249 (company/individual) for the full week, or USD 99 per day (individual only). Full digital passes allow access to all sessions, plus exclusive Label Academy master class content and introductions to suppliers after the Virtual Label Summit closes.
The Virtual Label Summit is part of the hugely successful Labelexpo Global Series, which marked its 40th anniversary at flagship show, Labelexpo Europe 2019. The Series also includes: Shenzhen’s inaugural Labelexpo South China 2020, due to take place between 8-10 December; and Labelexpo Americas 2021, due to take place from 23-25 March 2021.