The Largest Packaging, Food Processing, Plastics, Labelling And Print Exhibition In West Africa

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The Largest Packaging, Food Processing, Plastics, Labelling And Print Exhibition In West Africa

Propak Conference Day 2

Once again, we will be hosting the annual Propak West Africa Conference. With key industry experts leading discussions on themes affecting the packaging and print industry both Nationally and Internationally, these sessions are unmissable for exhibition attendees. 

All registrants will have unlimited access to these conferences, space allowing. Seats will be available on a first come first serve basis, so be sure to plan the sessions you want to attend well in advance. 

Propak Conference 2017 - Day 2

Time Description Speaker
10:00 - 10:30

How automation in food packaging can help reduce food and beverage packaging waste

Ishida Europe will share crucial facts and insightful advice about the role of packaging and automation in food packaging that can help take a bite out of food waste. 

Mr Steve Jones

Marketing Director, Ishida Europe

10:45 - 11:15

The Pioneer Status Incentive - Workshop

One of the NIPC representatives will lead a workshop for businesses seeking crucial tax relief as part of the Government's Pioneer Status Incentive. Ask your questions direct and understand more about whether you can qualify. 

Benjamin Ikheloah

Head of Incentives Administration, Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC)

11:30 - 12:00

How package design enhances the consumer experience

An interesting session where delegates will have the opportunity to understand important tactics and business strategies from Promasidor for client retention through their innovative use of packaging. 

Solomon Makanjuola PhD

Packaging Manager, Promasidor Nigeria

12:00 - 13:30

NETWORKING BREAK

13:30 - 14:00

Adapting to a changing market through innovative brand strategies; a Dangote Group case study

Dangote Group’s Marketing Strategist talks us through the packaging giant’s continued success in uncovering new opportunities and shares their secrets around their approach to risk-taking and how they have become the market leader.

Mr Oare Ojeikere

Marketing Strategist, Dangote Group Industries

14:15 - 15:15

PANEL SESSION: Increasing exports in Nigeria's agro-processing sector

During this hour, delegates will get an overview of the current market landscape as well as trends and current exports. Experts will then lead a discussion on what policies and private sector counterparts need to be involved to increase current outputs and exports in this burgeoning sector.

Speakers include:

Mr Emmanuel Egbuta, Bank of Industry; Ms Fatima Wushishi, Chief Operating Officer, 5th Harvest Ltd; Ms Shade Bembatoum-Young, Owner, African Sustainable SME Export Trade Solutions; Moderator - NEPC Representative

15:30 - 16:00

Harnessing skilled and indigenous manpower in the manufacturing sector

Looking at the sector more widely and identifying the skills deficit; how to engage young people and improve training and education to ensure the successful growth and improvement of Nigeria's manufactuing sector. 

Mr Philipe Leporcher

Managing Director, Prime Africa Packaging Solutions

16:15 - 16:45

Women in Manufacturing

This session will assess the various ways of improving engagement of women in the manufacturing sector in Nigeria, with a focus on the opportunities and challenges to financing. 

Speakers and participants to be announced

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