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Programme

A varied programme will covers subjects directly related to the envelope industry and also topics and trends with a broader implication.

The rapid growth in the digitalisation of communication continues to present the envelope industry with a tantalizing challenge. We’ll look at e-commerce trends and hear how the envelope industry can harness the opportunities that this presents. In a world of multi-channel selling we’ll also examine how the younger generation can be converted to direct mail. European and global envelope market trends will be presented along with an intriguing look at how playing with Lego can help businesses to find creative solutions to problems.

Speakers

We are delighted to welcome outstanding speakers from the industry and beyond. Confirmed speakers are:

  • Jean de Couëspel, GPV
  • Maynard Benjamin, Global Envelope Alliance & Sayaka Ikeuchi, Imura Envelope Co. Inc.
  • Mark Harrison, International Post Corporation
  • Miriam Elst, Bricks & Brains
  • Emanuele Bona, Pulp and Paper Products Council
  • Mark Davies, Whistl Doordrop Media
  • Simon Biltcliffe, Webmart/Trade Print Management
  • Benjamin Arias, Foresta.IO
An update on the global "Keep me Posted" campaign will be given by David Gold - Keep Me Posted UK, Emilio Oviedo - Yo decido como recibo (Spain),  Phil Riebel - Keep Me Posted North America and Kellie Northwood - Keep Me Posted Australia

Find out more about the presentations and speakers.
 

Networking and social events

With its riverside views, charming historic centre and superb food and wine, Porto offers the ideal setting for our highly valued networking and social events.

The Welcome Dinner on 3 October will take place in the Vinum Restaurant & Wine Bar.  Located in 19th century port wine cellars, Vinum is where traditional Portuguese cuisine meets the best of the Basque region's cooking. The venue boasts the perfect marriage of its two passions, food and wine!

Our Gala Dinner will be held in the Palácio da Bolsa on 4 October. This former stock exchange built in the neoclassical style is the impressive setting for the most glamorous event of the congress.

The relaxed Farewell Dinner will take place in the restaurant Bocca on 5 October. Overlooking the river Douro, this modern restaurant serves Mediterranean cuisine.

Congress participants and their companions are also offered an attractive visiting programme, which includes a guided visit of Porto, a boat trip and an additional sightseeing tour specially organised for accompanying guests.

Conference timetable

To see the timings of the presentations and social events please download this overview of the conference running order.

 

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