The 31st edition of Luxe Pack Monaco was held from the 1st the 3rd of October 2018 at the Grimaldi Forum. A very positive outcome, according to the organizers who counted 9,280 visitors (vs 9,200 in 2017) of which 53% of international professionals. All sectors targeted by the trade show were represented: perfumery and cosmetics accounted for more than 60%, followed by wines & spirits, fashion, delicatessen, pharmacy and health, jewellery and watches, tableware and decoration, leather goods, tobacco, writing instruments etc.
Around 8 out of 10 visitors (78.5%) had a decision-making role: general management, marketing-communication, packaging development, purchasing, design, production or formulation. “As always, well-qualified delegates presented their prospective partners with numerous packaging development projects, all in a positive working atmosphere and with record attendances at the conferences,” said the organizers of the Luxe Pack events.
This year, the show hosted 470 exhibitors, 55 of whom were exhibiting for the first time. Among these new exhibitors, the presence of glassmakers from all over the world such as Wheaton (Brazil), O-I Europe (USA), Blue Glass (Sweden), Les Cristalleries de St Louis (France) as well as Steklarna Rogaska (Slovenia).
Also noteworthy were the 1860 people, an increase of 24% compared to 2017, who attended the conference programmes on offer this year. The largest audience of more than 500 people attended the session dedicated to sustainable development, during which a number of dedicated business and industry leaders, such as Laurent Boillot, CEO of Guerlain and its manufacturing partners, and the panel of sustainable development and CSR leaders from Chanel, Pernod Ricard, Guerlain, SBM and the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, all spoke on the issue of traceability and transparency.
“Significant increase” for Luxe Pack formulation
This year, approximately 3,000 professionals from the beauty sector visited the space dedicated to formulation and full service, and the 350 delegates who attended the conferences and workshops.
“These figures are increasing significantly, confirming the position of Luxe Pack Formulation in its segment,” said the organizers.
The next edition of Luxe Pack Monaco will be held on Monday 30 September, Tuesday 01 and Wednesday 02 October 2019 at the Grimaldi Forum.
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