Press Release

11th July 2017

LANKAPAK 2017 – Ideal Trading Platform for Printing & Packaging Solutions

Organized by the Sri Lanka Institute of Packaging (SLIP) and its ‘technical arm’, the Packaging Development Centre together with Sri Lanka’s Premier Exhibition organizer, CDC Events and Travels and connected organizations, the 19th edition of the Premier International Packaging Exhibition in Sri Lanka will run from 27 – 29th October 2017 at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH).

It will be preceded by an International congress on packaging and printing on 26th of October, at the BMICH. International speakers and professionals in the industry will be present to share their knowledge and update the new techniques and trends of the industry. The ‘Packaging Clinic’ which will provide expert consultation on packaging and printing will be held concurrently to the congress.

SLIP, established in 1975, is recognized as one of the oldest packaging industry associations in South and South East Asia, having a proven track record of over four decades in promoting and advancing the printing and packaging industry. CDC Events, a Member of the Connaissance de Ceylan Group, is recognized as one of the largest and most experienced professional exhibition organizers in the country with a wide and diverse portfolio of exhibitions under its belt. With over two decades of experience and possessing the required knowledge, expertise, skills and professionalism, CDC Events has the proven ability to successfully organize Lankapak 2017.

Lankapak 2017 has been endorsed and supported by the Ministry of Industry and Commerce along with the support of the World Packaging Organization and the Asia Packaging Federation. This year’s Diamond Sponsor for the exhibition is PCL Solutions.

Lankapak, by gathering a host of quality exhibitors and decision level buyers under one roof, offers a one-stop purchasing platform and business exchange opportunity to exhibitors, buyers and experts from the packaging industry. Acting as the country’s leading printing and packaging trade platform, the fair promotes Sri Lanka’s extensive capabilities as one of the regions’ leading printing and packaging centers, and its position as Asia’s trading hub. This year, the fair expects to gather more than 300 exhibitors, who will showcase a broad spectrum of printing and packaging services, equipment and materials. It would include Printing Services, Packaging Services, digital Printing & 3D Printing, food & Beverage Packaging Solutions, Printing Consumables & Packaging Materials, to name a few.

Effective Retail point of sale displays by the exhibitors is guaranteed to attract consumers’ attention, and will also re-enforce a brand’s image, resulting in viable business transactions. In addition, Lankapak will help industry players to keep abreast of the latest market information and serve as the perfect platform for industry players to establish business contacts with their prospective partners.