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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 […]

The Hot Accessory for Executives Isn’t a Mercedes – It’s a Millennial: 11 Reasons They’re Great Mentors

The Hot Accessory for Executives Isn’t a Mercedes – It’s a Millennial: 11 Reasons They’re Great Mentors

Guest blog by Scott Mautz  Those born from 1982 onward are hot commodities for executives born much, much earlier. Here’s why reverse mentoring is hot. The world of mentorship poses many questions. Like how do you find the right mentor? Or how can you be […]

EMPOWERING WOMEN AT NEW VISION PACKAGING

EMPOWERING WOMEN AT NEW VISION PACKAGING

New Vision Packaging are delighted to announce their sponsorship of “Women in Packaging”; the leading UK initiative that brings together female employees of the packaging industry. Established in 2014, the Women In Packaging (WIP) initiative aims to connect, support and recognise female employees from across […]

Meet the Women in Packaging UK team at PPMA Total Show 2016

Meet the Women in Packaging UK team at PPMA Total Show 2016

Women in Packaging UK (WIP UK), an organisation that connects, supports and recognises female employees in the UK packaging industry, will exhibit at PPMA Total Show 2016. The Women in Packaging UK group aims to extend their network from stand H44 by reaching out to […]

10 TOP TIPS FOR WOMEN IN THE PACKAGING INDUSTRY

Our latest Women in Packaging UK (WIP UK) event at Epernay Bar, Leeds was inspiring as ever. Nicki Moran’s insightful presentation about her 24 years’ experience in the industry was the catalyst for lively debate around whether women in packaging should use their emotional intelligence […]