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AWA organizes an array of global events particularly geared for the specialty paper, film, packaging, coating and converting sector. Our event platforms are known for their in-depth market insights and peer-to-peer networking.

Events we organize

International Conferences

Seminars

Workshops

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International Conferences

We organize multiple international conferences per year, across the globe. Several conferences are hosted annually; all conferences highlight a broad selection of current topics, trends and developments in a specific sector. Line-ups with expert speakers, keynote presentations, product developments, Q & A sessions, and panel discussions. Excellent networking opportunities.

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Seminars

Our seminars bring together experts in their respective disciplines for sessions about specific industry issues. They feature interactive brainstorming, information sharing between peers and in-depth discussions, facilitated by an industry expert. AWA seminars are timely and offer like-minded excellent opportunities to collectively and openly share thoughts, opinions and concerns. Practical problems are underlined and the more intimate format encourages members to actively participate, exchange ideas, and raise questions and initiate debates.

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Workshops

Our workshops feature intensive educational programs for those in need of in depth knowledge and training on a specific subject. They are led by industry experts who put an emphasis on interactive learning, exchanging ideas, information sharing and demonstrating the application of techniques and skills relating to the subject. Our workshops can be hosted on site, so that participants can see the techniques and processes they learn about at hand. Workshops are intended to enhance the skills and knowledge of the participants on a particular subject matter, resulting in a better understanding of the business and becoming a (more) productive member of the organization.

Calendar of events

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AWA Pressure-Sensitive Graphic Films Seminar 2017

Date: October 9, 2017
Regular fee: $ 475.00
Group fee: $ 375.00
AWAccess™ Members: $ 400.00

Pressure-Sensitive or self-adhesive graphics are at the core of the outdoor advertising, vehicle graphics, corporate identity, and point-of-sale industry. Whether they are converted by wide-format inkjet or other digital technologies, by computer signcutting, or by conventional print processes, they can deliver the required imaging quality, durability, and adhesion properties to meet every need. The Pressure-Sensitive Graphic Films Seminar 2017 will provide an update on the market characteristics and trends and highlight the areas of opportunity for players across the value chain - as well as creating an ideal networking opportunity for delegates. Event venue: Hyatt Regency New Orleans

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AWA DecTec™ South East Asia 2017 - Labeling, Product Decoration & Packaging Seminar 2017

Date: November 29, 2017
I am a guest of AWA: $ 0.00
I am a guest of Accraply: $ 0.00
I am a guest of Avery Dennison: $ 0.00
I am a guest of DIC: $ 0.00
I am a guest of Nilpeter: $ 0.00
I am a guest of Rotometrics: $ 0.00
I am a guest of Taghleef: $ 0.00

This event is an exclusive event for supporters of the seminar and their clients. Event Venue: The Westin Grande Sukhumvit

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AWA South East Asian Release Liner & Converting Industry Seminar 2017: Bangkok, Thailand

Date: November 30, 2017
I am a guest of AWA: $ 0.00
I am a guest of Dow Corning: $ 0.00
I am a guest of UPM: $ 0.00

This event is an exclusive event for supporters of the seminar and their clients. The AWA Asian Release Liner & Converting Industry Seminar 2017 will be held on November 30, 2017 in Bangkok, Thailand. The seminar creates a regional platform for national and international organizations to inform, educate and network with their (new) partners and customers on the subject matter of label release liners and its application areas. Event Venue: The Westin Grande Sukhumvit

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AWA China Release Liner Industry Forum 2017: Shanghai, China

Date: December 4, 2017
Standard fee: $ 150.00

The AWA Asian Release Liner Industry Seminar will be held on December 4, 2017 in Shanghai, China, and creates a regional platform for national and international organizations to inform, educate and network with their (new) partners and customers on the subject matter of label release liners and its application areas. Event Venue: Grand Mercure Shanghai Century Park

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AWA Global Release Liner Industry Conference & Exhibition 2018

Date: February 14, 2018 - February 16, 2018
Standard fee - Early Bird rate (available until November 21, 2017): € 970,00
Group fee (3 or more people from the same company) - Early Bird rate (available until November 21, 2017): € 745,00
AWAccess member (10% discount) - Early Bird rate (available until November 21, 2017): € 875,00

The annual AWA Global Release Liner Industry Conference & Exhibition returns again in 2018 on February 14-16, 2018 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. 2018 marks the 18th edition of the conference and is the only conference dedicated to release liners. The event will build upon the success of previous years and will pull together experts in their respective disciplines addressing the key issues and opportunities for the Release Liner Industry across the value chain. The event program will feature presentations and panel discussions by leading industry players who will present the latest release liners and related technologies. The conference program will include discussions on current industry issues, new innovations and provides up-to-date information on the market and its evolving platforms of opportunities. Accompanying the formal event program is a concurrent exhibition and extensive networking program providing the ideal setting to promote your company and its products to an international audience. VENUE & ACCOMMODATION: HILTON AMSTERDAM, APOLLOLAAN 138, 1077 BG, AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS, +31-20-7106000

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AWA Introduction to Pressure-sensitive Adhesive Workshop 2018

Date: March 19, 2018 - March 20, 2018
Standard fee - Early Bird rate (available until January 31, 2017): € 970,00
Group Fee (Valid when 3 or more people from same company) - Early Bird rate (available until January 31, 2017): € 745,00
AWAccess™ Members (20% discount) - Early Bird rate (available until January 31, 2017): € 775,00

The Introduction to Pressure-sensitive Adhesive Workshop is designed to introduce participants to the basics of PSA products, including their design, manufacture and end-use. The target audience are professionals involved with marketing, research, technical support, quality control and production, they may be new to the PSA industry, or those professionals needing a primer on the technical aspects of PSA products. To support understanding of the market and the technical background for self-adhesives, a broad range of topics from market trends to “why pressure-sensitives work” will be covered. Event venue: Park Plaza Vondelpark Hotel

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AWA International Sleeve Label Conference & Exhibition 2018

Date: April 18, 2018 - April 20, 2018
Standard fee - Early Bird rate (available until January 12, 2018): $ 1,295.00
Group rate (3 or more people from the same company) - Early Bird rate (available until January 12, 2018): $ 995.00
AWAccessTM member (10% discount) - Early Bird rate (available until January 12, 2018): $ 1,100.00

AWA International Sleeve Label Conference and Exhibition 2018 is the 12th in the series of dedicated conference platforms addressing this unique method of product labeling and decoration. The conference will provide delegates with a review of the global and regional markets by materials and end uses. The program will feature presentations designed to update delegates on material and equipment developments, sustainability and environmental impact and many more topics that all factor into future growth potential for this exciting labeling format. Presented at the conference will be the winners of the 2018 AWA Sleeve Label Awards. Event venue: Crowne Plaza Atlanta Midtown

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AWA South East Asian Release Liner & Converting Industry Seminar 2018

Date: May 9, 2018
Standard fee: $ 150.00

The AWA Asian Release Liner & Converting Industry Seminar 2018 will be held on May 9, 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand. The seminar creates a regional platform for national and international organizations to inform, educate and network with their (new) partners and customers on the subject matter of label release liners and its application areas.

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AWA Self-Adhesive Graphic Films Seminar 2018

Date: May 14, 2018
Standard fee: € 495,00

Self-adhesive or pressure-Sensitive graphic films are at the core of the outdoor advertising, vehicle graphics, corporate identity, and point-of-sale industry. Whether they are converted by wide-format inkjet or other digital technologies, by computer signcutting, or by conventional print processes, they can deliver the required imaging quality, durability, and adhesion properties to meet every need. The Pressure-Sensitive Graphic Films Seminar 2018 will provide an update on the market characteristics and trends and highlight the areas of opportunity for players across the value chain - as well as creating an ideal networking opportunity for delegates. Event venue: Crowne Plaza Berlin City Centre

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AWA Introduction to Heat Shrink Sleeve Label Technologies Workshop 2018 (Incl. simultaneous Spanish translation)

Date: May 22, 2018 - May 23, 2018
Standard fee: $ 695.00
Group fee (Valid when registering 3 or more people from the same company): $ 495.00
AWAccess™ Member: $ 395.00

This workshop will be in English with simultaneous Spanish translation for those who request it beforehand. The Introduction to Heat Shrink Sleeve Label Technologies Workshop is an interactive guide to the technologies and processes involved with sleeve labels.The workshop is designed to update participants on developments in heat shrink sleeve label processing, including their background, manufacture, and end-use. The workshop explains topics to improve the level of understanding of the production and application of heat shrink sleeves. More information coming soon.

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AWA IMLCON™, IMDCON™ & IMECON™ 2018

Date: September 6, 2018 - September 7, 2018
Early Bird Regular -: € 695,00
Early Bird Group Fee -: € 595,00
Early Bird Student -: € 150,00
Early Bird AWAcess Member -: € 400,00
Accredited Press - Complimentary: € 0,00

The only and first ever conference dedicated to the in-mold technology with three concurrent programs specially created for the three major techniques: in-mold labelling, in-mold decorating and in-mold electronics. Highlighting innovation, intelligent execution, technology advancements and market analysis, the conference will bring together key players of the supply chain for the latest news, insights and industry updates.

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AWA Label Release Liner Industry Seminar 2018

Date: September 24, 2018
Standard fee: $ 595.00

The AWA Label Release Liner Seminar is an important event for all associated with the pressure-sensitive label and release liner market as supplier, producer, or user. This one-day annual seminar is the fifth in the series and will build upon the success of previous years. The prime location and timing of the event aims to draw industry professionals from around the globe.

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AWA Packaging Mergers & Acquisitions Executive Forum 2018

Date: October 15, 2018
Standard fee: $ 595.00

The forum is designed to join C-level executives, private equity firms, investment bankers, and suppliers together to create an industry focused platform for all those involved or interested in the sector. The forum program will feature a selection of presentations and panel discussions focused on M&A drivers, trends and industry insights; it will provide a snapshot of the major themes in the M&A packaging marketplace. Event venue: University Club of Chicago

Previous events

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AWA Label Release Liner Industry Seminar 2017

Date: September 26, 2017 - September 27, 2017

This years AWA Label Release Liner Seminar will feature presentations and discussions, by key industry experts, on important topics facing the label and release liner industry. Up-to-date information on the market and its evolving issues and opportunities will be highlighted. The seminar program will be divided into two afternoon sessions - the first dedicated to trends and application, and the second to sustainability and recycling

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AWA Shrink Sleeve European Seminar 2017

Date: September 26, 2017

The AWA Shrink Sleeve European Seminar 2017 is “The Dedicated Platform” when addressing this fast growing brand enhancing methodology of labeling and product decoration. The 2017 Seminar is a half-day event that will include presentations on relevant topics from today’s leading industry Professionals. The Seminar is designed to bring together experts in their respective disciplines. They will also address key issues and opportunities across the value chain and globe. Due to the timing of this year’s seminar, it will be co-located with Label Expo 2017 & AWA’s Label Release Liner Seminar. In addition to the seminar, there will be networking opportunities available to promote your company and its portfolio to an International audience.

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AWA Introduction to Heat Shrink Sleeve Label Technologies Workshop 2017 (Incl. simultaneous Spanish translation)

Date: May 23, 2017 - May 24, 2017

This workshop will be in English with simultaneous Spanish translation for those who request it beforehand. The Introduction to Heat Shrink Sleeve Label Technologies Workshop is an interactive guide to the technologies and processes involved with sleeve labels.The workshop is designed to update participants on developments in heat shrink sleeve label processing, including their background, manufacture, and end-use. The workshop explains topics to improve the level of understanding of the production and application of heat shrink sleeves. More information coming soon.

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AWA IMLCON™ & IMDCON™ 2017

Date: May 18, 2017 - May 19, 2017

2017 sees the return of the AWA International In-mold Labeling & Decorating Conference & Exhibition, a conference fully dedicated to in-mold labeling, decorating and their markets and technologies. The 2017 conference is targeted at all those involved in the in-mold label, and plastic packaging and product industry – from suppliers, machinery manufacturers, converters, molders to brand owners. This established and unique industry event is a great networking and learning platform – the program will include expert presentations and panel discussions on innovation, trends, and opportunities.

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AWA DecTec™ 2017 - Labeling, Product Decoration & Packaging Technology Seminar 2017

Date: April 24, 2017

This event is an exclusive event for supporters of the seminar and their clients.

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AWA International Sleeve Label Conference & Exhibition 2017

Date: April 5, 2017 - April 7, 2017

AWA International Sleeve Label Conference and Exhibition 2017 is the 11th in the series of dedicated conference platforms addressing this unique method of product labeling and decoration. The conference will provide delegates with a review of the global and regional markets by materials and end uses. The program will feature presentations designed to update delegates on material and equipment developments, sustainability and environmental impact and many more topics that all factor into future growth potential for this exciting labeling format. Presented at the conference will be the winners of the 2017 AWA Sleeve Label Awards.

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AWA & L.E.K. Consulting Packaging Mergers & Acquisitions Executive Forum 2017

Date: April 3, 2017

The AWA & L.E.K. Consulting Packaging Mergers & Acquisitions Executive Forum 2017 is the premier international mergers and acquisitions event for all those involved or interested in the resin and fiber based packaging, coating, and converting sector. This unique event brings together senior executives from companies within the sector, private equity firms, investment banks, lenders, financial intermediaries, and other M&A experts.

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AWA Global Release Liner Industry Conference & Exhibition 2017

Date: March 29, 2017 - March 31, 2017

The annual AWA Global Release Liner Industry Conference & Exhibition returns again in 2017 on March 29-31, 2017 in Chicago, IL, USA. 2017 marks the 17th edition of the conference and is the only conference dedicated to release liners. The event will build upon the success of previous years and will pull together experts in their respective disciplines addressing the key issues and opportunities for the Release Liner Industry across the value chain. The event program will feature presentations and panel discussions by leading industry players who will present the latest release liners and related technologies. The conference program will include discussions on current industry issues, new innovations and provides up-to-date information on the market and its evolving platforms of opportunities. Accompanying the formal event program is a concurrent exhibition and extensive networking program providing the ideal setting to promote your company and its products to an international audience.

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AWA Asian Release Liner & Converting Industry Seminar 2016

Date: December 13, 2016

This event is an exclusive event for supporters of the seminar and their clients. The AWA Asian Release Liner & Converting Industry Seminar 2016 will be held on December 13, 2016 in Bangkok, Thailand. The seminar creates a regional platform for national and international organizations to inform, educate and network with their (new) partners and customers on the subject matter of label release liners and its application areas.

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AWA Asian Release Liner Industry Seminar 2016 - Guangzhou, China

Date: December 5, 2016

This event is an exclusive event for supporters of the seminar and their clients. The AWA Asian Release Liner Industry Seminar will be held on December 5, 2016 in Guangzhou, China, and creates a regional platform for national and international organizations to inform, educate and network with their (new) partners and customers on the subject matter of label release liners and its application areas.

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AWA IMLCON™ & IMDCON™ 2016

Date: November 16, 2016 - November 18, 2016

2016 sees the return of the AWA International In-mold Labeling & Decorating Conference & Exhibition, a conference fully dedicated to in-mold labeling, decorating and their markets and technologies. The 2016 conference is targeted at all those involved in the in-mold label, and plastic packaging and product industry – from suppliers, machinery manufacturers, converters, molders to brand owners. The 2016 conference will be centered on the themes of innovation, collaboration and growth. This established and unique industry event is a great networking and learning platform – the program will include expert presentations and panel discussions on innovation, trends, and opportunities.

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Introduction to Pressure-sensitive Adhesive Workshop 2016

Date: November 7, 2016 - November 8, 2016

The Introduction to Pressure-sensitive Adhesive Workshop is designed to introduce participants to the basics of PSA products, including their design, manufacture and end-use. The target audience are professionals involved with marketing, research, technical support, quality control and production, they may be new to the PSA industry, or those professionals needing a primer on the technical aspects of PSA products. To support understanding of the market and the technical background for self-adhesives, a broad range of topics from market trends to “why pressure-sensitives work” will be covered.