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Monday, September 26, 2022

9-6:30 p.m.

Registration Desk—Open

4:30 p.m.

State of the Industry Keynote
Natha Dempsey, President, Foodservice Packaging Institute

5-6:30 p.m.

Opening Reception in the Packaging Showroom
Networking with Sponsors

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

8 a.m.

Networking Breakfast in the Packaging Showroom
Networking with Sponsors

9-9:40 a.m.

Operator Case Studies
Three diverse restaurant operators on how they’ve sourced the ideal packaging for their growing off-premises business, improving food quality and consumer experience.

9:40-10:20 a.m.

Marketing: Branding the Box and the Bag (seals and safety stuff too)
Use personalized packaging to make your mark and create an exceptional branded experience wherever your customers are.

10:20-10:50 a.m.

Networking Break with Sponsors

10:50-11:30 a.m.

The Big Questions (And Answers) Around Food Quality
The latest packaging and delivery innovations around the industry keeping food as good as the restaurant that made it.

11:30 a.m.-12:10 p.m.

Between the Kitchen and the Customer
Smart shelving, temperature-controlled bags, tamper-evident protection and packaging accessories help operators manage time, space and food quality to ensure customers get the best experience no matter who’s making the delivery.

12:10-1:10 p.m.

Networking Luncheon 

1:10-1:50 p.m.

Catering Options and Strategies for Today
Examining the high-stakes, high-reward catering channel in today’s volatile climate where packaging is a primary key to success.

1:50-2:40 p.m.

Listen & Learn: Product Demonstrations and Networking
Featuring FPI member packaging showcase

2:40-3:10 p.m.

Ultra-Efficient Expo for Modern Off-Premises
Nailing the packaging station for mass volume and precision presentation when expectations are high and space is at a premium.

3:10-4 p.m.

Industry Innovators
Industry shifting innovations from reusable packaging to innovative materials and companies promoting widespread adoption of eco- and delivery-friendly ideas.

4 p.m.

Conference Concludes