Label Summit Latin America 2017 set for Chile

Chilean print industry professionals will have the opportunity to learn about the latest trends in label and package printing production from sector specialists at Label Summit Latin America 2017, which is set to be held May 16-17 at Espacio Riesco in Santiago.

Aimed at trade professionals including printers, label and packaging designers and brand owners, the two-day table top exhibition will feature over 70 leading industry manufacturers and suppliers, including the event’s gold sponsor Avery Dennison. Show visitors will be able to learn more about the newest available solutions designed to lower production costs, add value, improve quality and create a more efficient workflow. Confirmed exhibitors include: Antalis, Armor, Bobst, Epson, Etirama, Flint Group, Fujifilm, HP, Mark Andy, MPS, Nilpeter, Oji Papeis, Ritrama, UPM Raflatac and Xeikon.

Held for the first time in Chile, the 14th edition of the Summit will also feature a full conference program than runs in conjunction with the expo and consists of a range of informative presentations with Q&As, real life case studies and panel discussions. These sessions are each designed to give a deeper insight into the different aspects of new technologies, market trends and challenges facing the wider industry. The conference will close with an interactive wine tasting workshop.

Ronaldo Mello, vice president and general manager, Materials Group Latin America at Avery Dennison Corporation, commented: “Participating in Label Summit Latin America is the perfect opportunity to reach a larger audience in one important location for our business, especially since Chile is a strong market for Avery Dennison in the wine and spirits segment. We are looking forward to sharing our latest insights and innovations, meet with our clients and exchange ideas.”

Tasha Ventimiglia, Americas event director, added: “As investment into Latin America by the leading global brands and major retail groups continues, so the demand for labels grows. Latin American label converters are becoming ever more global in their aspirations and markets and Chile is one of the continent’s most promising countries for healthy growth and commercial gain. With on-going operational and technical challenges facing this ever-growing sector, Label Summit Latin America’s main purpose is to highlight and make clear the key factors needed to facilitate growth and competitiveness in the market.”