FEPE Congress 2019
This year FEPE's annual congress will take place from 3 - 5 October 2019 in the picturesque city of Porto, Portugal's second largest city.
Described as "edgy but opulent", Porto entices with its historic centre, riverside views and sumptuous food and wine. A beautiful setting, a diverse conference programme and ample networking opportunities will guarantee that this year's congress is one not to be missed by the envelope industry and its suppliers.
To register please use the online registration form.
Venue and hotel
The congress will take place at the Sheraton Porto Hotel & Spa. FEPE has reserved rooms for the duration of the congress at a preferential rate for congress guests. The room price for single occupancy is €160 and for double occupancy is €180.
You can already reserve your room via this hotel reservation form.
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.
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, Lego Serious Play Methods
- Emanuele Bona, Pulp and Paper Products Council
- Simon Biltcliffe, Webmart/Trade Print Management
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.
If you have any questions regarding the congress, please do not hesitate to contact Lisa Kretschmann on 0032 2 2779 4001 or email@example.com.