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TIPS FOR RUNNING A BUSINESS FROM STEPHEN SHORTLAND MD NEW VISION PACKAGING

TIPS FOR RUNNING A BUSINESS FROM STEPHEN SHORTLAND MD NEW VISION PACKAGING

We were delighted to welcome Stephen Shortland, Managing Director of New Vision Packaging, to speak at a recent Women in Packaging UK networking event held in Birmingham. Having started a career in constructional design over 29 years ago, Stephen has worked with a wide array […]

WOMEN IN PACKAGING FOUNDER TO SPEAK AT ROTOMETRICS

WOMEN IN PACKAGING FOUNDER TO SPEAK AT ROTOMETRICS

Understanding the evolving nature of the packaging industry is key for businesses to capitalise on future opportunities, according to industry expert and co-founder of Women in Packaging, Joanna Stephenson, who will share her insights at the 2018 RotoMetrics European Open House Event. Taking place July 3-4, at […]

Join us for networking!

Join us for networking!

Join us for an evening of lively discussion, drinks and nibbles at our Women in Packaging networking event in the vibrant city of Birmingham. Where? Revolution Mezzanine Bar, Broad Street, Birmingham, B15 1AY When? 4th June, 2018 – 6:30pm – 9:00pm Cost? £25 per ticket Speaker? Steve Shortland from New Vision […]

Debbie Waldon-Hoines awarded Freedom of the City of London

Debbie Waldon-Hoines awarded Freedom of the City of London

Debbie Waldron-Hoines, has been awarded the Freedom of the City of London for contributions to print, after being nominated by the Stationers’ Company. While an honorary commendation in the modern context, the Freedom is awarded to recognise significant contributions to business and public life, or […]

Labels and Labeling Q&A with Debbie Waldron-Hoines

Labels and Labeling Q&A with Debbie Waldron-Hoines

Debbie Waldron-Hoines is managing director of EFIA, an association representing the interests of the flexo supply chain. She has worked in the printing and packaging industry for several years, starting in labels at UK converter Harlands of Hull, before moving into reprographics at Gilchrist Brothers […]

International Women’s Day, Pantone Colour of the Year and #PressforProgress

International Women’s Day, Pantone Colour of the Year and #PressforProgress

Each International Women’s Day, the organisation announces its annual campaign, providing a unified theme for gender parity activism throughout the coming year. Movements like #MeToo and #TimesUp have gained incredible momentum over the last six months but with the World Economic Forum’s 2017 Global Gender […]

WOMEN IN PACKAGING UK: SPONSORSHIP IS VITAL  TO SUCCESS OF WOMEN’S INITIATIVES

WOMEN IN PACKAGING UK: SPONSORSHIP IS VITAL TO SUCCESS OF WOMEN’S INITIATIVES

“Businesses should not underestimate the impact sponsorship has on female-oriented initiatives” says Joanna Stephenson, Co-founder of Women in Packaging UK, a group that connects, supports and recognises female employees in the UK packaging industry. Women in Packaging relies on the support of sponsors to help […]

WIP GDPR OVERVIEW: BEST ENJOYED WITH COCKTAILS

WIP GDPR OVERVIEW: BEST ENJOYED WITH COCKTAILS

Our latest Women in Packaging (WIP) event, held at the Doubletree by Hilton Leeds City Centre hotel gave those who attended the chance to enjoy a GDPR overview with the stunning Leeds city skyline as a backdrop. And if that doesn’t sound cosmopolitan enough, attendees […]

The packaging debate – thoughts from Women in Packaging UK co-founder Jo Stephenson

The packaging debate – thoughts from Women in Packaging UK co-founder Jo Stephenson

Well what a hectic few months it’s been for the packaging industry in the media! From a ‘latte tax’ to heralding the return of deposit return systems to Iceland and its plastic free aisles, it feels like packaging is becoming the problem child in society. […]

Make this Christmas, your Christmas

Make this Christmas, your Christmas

By Haulwen Nicholas, aka The Packaging Oracle Hello, ladies in packaging. Tis the season to be jolly, but for many of you, I imagine you’re rushed off your feet, wondering how you’re going to get it all done. How many of you spend Christmas Day […]