ADF&PCD New York 2018 is on tap to offer more for Indie beauty brands than ever before. The event, which takes place September 5-6 at the Altman Building & Metropolitan Pavilion, will include interactive features, hands-on workshops and dedicated speaker sessions all designed specifically for those independent brands in attendance. As well, the exclusive Pentawards Conference is appearing in the Americas for the first time.
ADF&PCD New York 2018, September 5-6 in New York, N.Y., is partnering with the Pentawards to host special sessions as part of its two free-to-attend conferences. The Pentawards conference sessions will be delivered by past winners of the prestigious, world-famous packaging design awards.
The 16th Annual LUXE PACK New York, the U.S. tradeshow dedicated to creative and luxury packaging, saw 3,586 industry professionals and 240 packaging suppliers who specialize in premium packaging elements for the cosmetic, fragrance, wine & spirit, fine food and fashion sectors. The exclusively varied selection of this year’s exhibitors offered a dynamic variety of packaging products and solutions that crossed all creative thresholds. The synergy initiated by the impactful exchanges between today’s premium sector brands and leading manufacturers solidified another successful LUXE PACK New York edition.
Dior’s latest compact featuring its celebrated quilted motif just hit the market. Texen Industries has produced this iconic pack with new technical and aesthetic specificities. In a limited-edition version, it displays a refined look, which is a collaboration between the House of Dior and Texen Industries.
Diamond Packaging has won three awards in the 74th annual North American Paperboard Packaging Competition, the industry’s premier showcase for all that is new and outstanding in paperboard packaging design and technology. Awards were presented at the PPC 2017 Fall Meeting and Leadership Conference in Phoenix, AZ.
When it comes to fragrances, cosmetics and skin care, all consumers today expect luxury packaging, according to Marc Rosen. Today, there is “masstige,” he says, which is a blending of mass merchandising and the prestige levels of retailing.
The dynamic of fast fashion, where customers expect to see something new from their favorite brands on an almost weekly basis, has impacted the color cosmetics industry. Even for large companies, the lead time from product development to launch has gone from two years to less than three months.
“Beauty is everywhere a very welcome guest,” wrote Johann Wolfgang von Goethe at the start of the 19th century. And already 3,000 years before this, a great deal of time and care was devoted to external appearance.
ADF&PCD New York (Aerosol & Dispensing Forum, and Packaging of Perfume, Cosmetics & Design), is accepting entries from brands and suppliers for its Innovation Awards. Winners will be announced at the trade show on September 6-7, 2017, at The Altman Building and Metropolitan Pavilion in Manhattan, New York.