Labelexpo – Label Summit Latin America 2015 with record attendance

MEXICO • The 12th edition of Label Summit Latin America, held at Mexico City’s World Trade Center on 21-22 April, closed with a record attendance level. Designed to showcase the latest trends and solutions for businesses, the conference and table-top exhibition attracted 1,080 attendees. The event acted as a forum for Mexican label and package printers to network with their peers.

Global suppliers led sessions across both days with topics ranging from education and training to innovative technologies and business transformation. Conference highlights included the keynote presentation by Darrell Hughes, Vice President and General Manager – Materials Group North America, Avery Dennison Corporation. He gave an overview of the key issues shaping the industry such as the growth of middle class consumers, rapid evolution of technology and the mounting pressure to be sustainable. Other stand out sessions included Liverpool’s Felipe Iván Campo take on RFID technology and the CEO panel discussion which featured Etiquetas e Impresiones’ Ricardo Stone Aguilar, Graphic Image’s Carlos Rodriguez Garmendia and Francisco Torres from Standard Register de Mexico.

As well as featuring an interactive wine tasting and workshop session, 2015’s Summit also supported AMETIQ’s inaugural Label Awards Mexico and expo visitors had access to over 80 Mexican and international exhibitors.

Armin Karl Geiger

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