Call for Speakers

We’re looking for inspiring industry leaders and storytellers like you.

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, Retailers, Policymakers, Packaging Materials Suppliers, Packaging Machinery OEMs and Recyclers/Material Recovery Facilities (MRFs).

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Important Details

  • Session information must be provided by the submission deadline.
  • The sooner you submit, the sooner we can begin promoting your session.
  • All submissions are subject to editorial review and approval.
  • Presentation development support is available from our editorial team.
  • Our event manager will be your main point for questions on the timeline, deliverables, logistics, and any other requests you may have.
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Submission Suggestions

  • What challenges was the organization experiencing?
  • What solution was implemented?
  • What was the outcome? Were there lessons learned? How was success measured?
  • Provide a clear outline of the impact your talk may have on attendees and their organizations.

Dates & Deadlines

  • Presentation submissions are due by April 1, 2024. We encourage you to apply early for priority consideration.
  • Confirmed speakers will be notified of their presentation date and time by April 29, 2024.
  • The event will take place at the JW Marriott, Anaheim Resort in Anaheim, California on September 16-18, 2024

Are you representing a supplier of packaging materials or machinery? Do you provide packaging or manufacturing machinery, materials, or services for CPGs?

Please contact John Schrei at [email protected] to discuss sponsored 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.