Call For Speakers
We’re looking for inspiring industry leaders and storytellers like you.
Submit your application to participate in this program
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Packaging companies are under intense pressure to improve sustainability by reducing packaging waste. At the Packaging Recycling Summit, presented by Packaging World, we will bring together the key stakeholders in the packaging industry to collaborate on how best to advance package design and operations: CPGs, Packaging Materials Suppliers, Packaging Machinery OEMs and Recyclers/Material Recovery Facilities (MRFs).
- Proposals must be submitted by the submission deadline. Don’t wait until the deadline to submit. Avoid the rush and stand out from the crowd
- A link to a video sample as part of the proposal is strongly encouraged. If you don’t have a video of a past speaking engagement, we suggest recording one for your application
- Accepted speakers must be available to attend AND be an active participant throughout the entire event
- Complimentary conference registration will be provided
- Speaker coaching and presentation development support will be provided by our editorial department
- Our event manager will offer guidance on your content, help with deliverables and timelines, and more
- Include actionable takeaways for attendees
- Provide a clear outline of the impact your talk may have on attendees and their organizations
- Tailor your presentation for the audience (i.e., industry, role, company size)
- Showcase an engaging, inspiring, and fun delivery
Dates & Deadlines
- Call for Speakers will open on Monday, January 2, 2023
- Presentation submissions are due by Sunday, June 18, 2023
- Speakers will be notified of the status of their application by Monday, July 17, 2023
- Our final agenda will be published by Monday, August 14, 2023
- The event will take place in Atlanta, GA on Monday, November 6, 2023
Are you representing a supplier of packaging materials or machinery? Do you provide packaging or manufacturing machinery, materials, or services for CPGs?
Please contact Aleks Apkarian at email@example.com to discuss thought leadership opportunities. We encourage suppliers to co-present with a client in order to keep content educational and practical. Sales pitches, self-promotions, and mentions of products or services will not be accepted.