• Milan, Italy - May 2015

    The 1st WPO meeting of 2015 hosted by Instituto Italiano Imballaggio is taking place during May in Milan, Italy. Details regarding the meetings are:

    • Monday 18, May – Strategy Planning Meeting
    • Tuesday 19, May – Opening of IPACK-IMA 2015 followed in the evening by WorldStar Awards Night & Banquet
    • Wednesday 20, May – Working Group meetings
    • Thursday 21, May – WPO Board Meeting

  • WorldStar Packaging Awards

    On 13 May 2014, entrants of the Worldstar Awards gathered at the Messe Düsseldorf for the bustling awards ceremony. As ever, it was a full house, with more than 80 winners present. This year, the Worldstar Awards announced 139 winners.

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  • 93rd WPO Board Meeting

    The 93rd WPO Board Meeting took place on May 21st at the Kingsbury Hotel in Colombo in Sri Lanka. During this time in Colombo, the WorldStar 2015 judging took place. The gathering board members were from Austria, Australia, China, Czech Republic, Indonesia, Kenya, South Africa, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Singapore, Switzerland, Turkey, UK and USA.

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  • World Packaging Organisation

    Founded September 6, 1968 in Tokyo by visionary leaders from the global packaging community, the purposes of the organisation include to:

    • Encourage the development of packaging technology, science, access and engineering;
    • Contribute to the development of international trade; and
    • Stimulate education and training in packaging.


Serving the Global Packaging Community through Packaging Associations

The World Packaging Organisation is a non-profit, non-governmental, international federation of national packaging institutes and associations, regional packaging federations and other interested parties including corporations and trade associations.

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The Sri Lanka Institute of Packaging and its subsidiary unit, the Packaging Development Centre are hosting this year's World Packaging Organization annual events in Colombo that include the board meeting, committee meetings, judging of World Star competition for excellence in Packaging, an international Packaging Congress and post congress tours from November 17 to 23, 2014.
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