Pack Expo 2021: top 10 packaging events to attend this year

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If you are missing visiting a trade show, we think it is time for you to start preparing to attend one. Organizers are planning their events with all safety requirements. People seem very happy to be back on the road, doing business in person. Everyone we are starting to meet share the same feeling: it is great that we’ve learned to hold some meetings online, making things more productive, but nothing replaces a firm hand shake and looking in the eyes. To make your life easier, we have prepared a guide best 10 Pack Expo, Packaging Expo, Trade Shows, Fairs, Exposition, Exhibition, Events to attend in 2021.


Plastics Extrusion World Expo

Pharmapack Europe Expo / Healthcare Packaging Expo

October 13-14, 2021

Paris, France

Launched in 1997, Pharmapack is the European event for Pharmaceutical Packaging, Drug Delivery, Medical Devices and Machinery. Pharmapack started as a biannual conference and exhibition, taking place every other year in Paris, until industry developments demanded a more frequent event to help the industry stay up to date on the latest trends, developments and regulations.

In the past 20+ years, the event has grown from a conference with a small table-top exhibition, to an event hosting 410+ exhibitors and welcoming attendees from 75 different countries over 2 days. Pharmapack also featured the International Meetings Programme (business matching), an International Meetings Programme, full 2-day Conference, 2-day Symposium, Learning Lab presentations, Awards ceremonies, a Start-up Hub, Innovation Gallery and Tours.


EmPack – The Future of Packaging: Belgium

October 27-28, 2021

Brussels, Belgium

On 27 & 28 October 2021, the Nekkerhal in Mechelen will be the largest Belgian meeting point for the packaging industry. Here supply & demand meet. Your chance to meet and experience. To do business in a targeted manner and to keep your knowledge up to date thanks to the extensive seminar program. All leading exhibitors, expertise and developments under one roof.

Empack is an indispensable event for all packaging professionals: from creative packaging designers and brand managers to technical engineers and production managers who manage the packaging and filling lines, as well as senior management & purchasing. Be there!


Pack Show 2021

October 27-31, 2021

Bucharest, Romania

Organized annually, Pack Show is the most important event for the packaging industry in Romania. For 5 days, industry leaders will come to the Pack Show to showcase the latest technologies and the most innovative packaging solutions.We invite you to step on the Pack Show scene, alongside the leaders of the packaging industry.

Don’t miss the chance to develop your client portfolio through direct contact with carefully targeted specialists from the packaging industry.Do you want to have a profitable experience and develop your brand awareness? Pack Show is your event to attend in 2021.



Process Expo

November 2-5, 2021

Chicago, United States

The 2021 edition of Process Expo is preparing to be one of the first face-to-face events in this industry following the pandemic, bringing together thousands of food and beverage processors, packaging professionals, equipment manufacturers, industry leaders, and academia.

The show floor features 400+ exhibiting companies from around the world, making Process Expo THE meeting place for processing and packaging professionals seeking the latest technology, advancements and equipment.


Plastics Extrusion World Expo

November 3-4, 2021

Cleveland, United States


Following the successful launch in 2019, the Plastics Extrusion World Expo returns to the Huntington Convention Center in down town Cleveland. This event brings together professionals from across the plastics extrusion industry for two days of networking, knowledge sharing and innovation. The free-to-attend trade show will run alongside the Compounding World Expo, Plastics Recycling World Expo and Polymer Testing World Expo.


Warsaw Pack: VI International Fair of Packaging Technology and Packaging

November 23-25, 2021

Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw Pack trade fair is the Central European leader which brings together the packaging industry and its complementary sectors. The fair consists of 6 thematic zones: 1. packaging techniques, 2. packaging, 3. labels, labeling and printing, 4. automation, 5. e-commerce, 6. logistics and storage. We present a technological process on 40,000 sq.m. This formula of the fair is a great convenience for both visitors and exhibitors as everyone can reach the zones they are interested in.

During the event you will be presented with food, cosmetic, pharmaceutical, chemical, transport, industrial packaging as well as packaging-producing machines, packaging machines and a wide range of labels and labeling machines. The event has been enriched by conferences, competitions and a special zone created for business meetings. Making it an event that you should attend in 2021.


EmPack – The Future of Packaging: Madrid

November 24-25, 2021

Madrid, Spain

Empack Madrid, the leading annual event in packaging technologies, is this year’s first major meeting point for the sector. It is the opportunity to meet again with innovation, to experiment again, to interact and to do business face to face in a professional and dynamic environment.

Contact with hundreds of companies capable of offering you the solutions your business needs has never been so easy in just 2 days.




Fi Europe 2021

November 30 – December 2, 2021

Frankfurt, Germany

Connecting suppliers of food ingredients with a relevant global buyer audience is at the core of Fi Europe. 96% of our exhibitors consider the event ‘extremely important’ for their business – which means, as a supplier of F&B ingredients, you cannot miss Fi Europe!

This year, evolving with the changes in the industry, the event returns with a new format – online & in-person. This will offer you more opportunities to connect and do business with attendees from all over the world, more convenience and more flexibility to achieve your objectives. Watch the exhibitor webinar where our leadership team takes you through the new event format and what changes this year.


Packaging Innovations & Luxury Packaging

December 1-2, 2021

London, UK

December 2021 will reconnect the Packaging community at London Olympia for the 11th edition of Packaging Innovations & Luxury Packaging London, unquestionably the leading event for inspirational and bespoke packaging! The event provides a platform for the industry that delivers valuable connections and unforgettable experiences for visitors and exhibitors alike. Get ready for a festival of packaging creativity and design! 

Whether you specialize in beauty, food, drinks or fashion & accessories, the packaging is an integral part of every brand’s identity, so discover why thousands of packaging, marketing, branding and design agency professionals make it one of their best event to attend in 2021.


VS Pack 11th Edition

December 7-9, 2021

Cognac, France

The event will take place on 7, 8 and 9 December 2021 at the Cognac exhibition centre for the 11th edition of the unmissable VS Pack, the only French show dedicated to the packaging and technological innovation of Wines & Spirits.

This new awaited trade fair will be organized in a very optimistic context. Understanding how to adapt means understanding how to innovate! Packaging innovation as a lever for differentiation and growth! The manufacturers, large and small, are full of ideas and solutions, each more original than the last, to highlight the French and international Wines & Spirits.

Thus, it will be more than 100 national and international exhibitors, premium packaging experts, high-profile groups but also innovative small and medium sized businesses and visitors (including 80% of decision makers: general management, sales manager, purchasing & development, production & technical …) in search of innovative solutions, ideas and concepts will expected from December 7 to 9, 2021.

Bonus Event

Eurasia Packaging Hybrid+


Eurasia Packaging Hybrid+ Istanbul 2021

October 20-23, 2021

Istanbul, Turkey

Eurasia Packaging Istanbul Fair, the most comprehensive annual show in the packaging industry in Eurasia, offers end-to-end solutions embracing every step of the production line to bring an idea to life on shelves. This is one of the best packaging events to attend in 2021.

Exhibitors who are experts in their fields participate to generate new sales leads across Eurasia, the Middle East, Africa, America, and Europe, to better engage with existing connections, and strengthen their company image using both face-to-face and digital opportunities.

Eurasia Packaging Istanbul is the most preferred business platform where manufacturers of all industries discover time-effective and cost-saving solutions to achieve their products stand out to meet market demand and get first-hand information about the packaging and food-processing sector.


Well, that’s it.
Hope we’ve helped you to plan your last quarter visits!