International Packaging Innovation Forum 2023

Organized by RX Global, International Packaging Innovation Forum (IPIF) will take place from 13-14 October 2023 at Hilton Shanghai Hongqiao, gathering the whole industrial chain to promote sustainable development of packaging. The forum will gather experts and influencers from packaging industry associations, chambers of commerce, raw material suppliers, packaging manufacturers, brand owners, retailers and e-commerce companies, as well as recycling/renew service providers all under one roof, to share professional knowledge and best practices, exploring the latest industry policies, regulations and trends in sustainable packaging.

Returning in 2023, IPIF will be completely upgraded! Focusing on the core theme of "Industry Collaboration to Promote Sustainable Packaging Development", 2 main forums - "Cutting-edge Trends" and "Packaging Innovation" will be held on the first day of the forum, exploring new challenges, new opportunities and new trends, to lead the way that the packaging industry develops. On the second day of IPIF 2023, 8 sub-forums - focusing on the fields of "Snack Food", "Pre-made Food & Catering", "Personal Care & Home Care", "Auto Parts & Electronics and Electrical Appliances", "Alcoholic Drinks & Beverage", "Agricultural Products & Seasonings & Cold Chain", "Cosmetics & Health", and "E-commerce & Logistics" - will be held to discuss how brands can reshape the value of their products with packaging under the trend of commodity as information.

During the 2-day event, a Packaging Innovation Exhibition Zone will be launched outside the forum area, providing suppliers and purchasers with more business networking and cooperation opportunities. Industry-leading packaging suppliers and raw material manufacturers will come together to showcase their creative packaging products and solutions. At the same time, IPIF Talk - New Product Launch will be held to share the latest achievements in packaging innovation and sustainable development. Also co-located with IPIF 2023, “Blue Planet” Sustainable Packaging Competition” will once again be co-branded with PACKCON STAR AWARDS Innovative Packaging Competition to showcase outstanding sustainable packaging products and innovative packaging solutions worldwide, to encourage environmental protection and innovative ideas, promoting green transition and intelligent upgrade throughout the packaging industry chain.




Delegates from Institutions and NGOs


Brand Owners


Packaging Suppliers

2 Main Forums

09:00-18:00 | 13 October

Dedicated to the topic of “Industry Collaboration to Promote Sustainable Development of Packaging”, 2 main forums focusing on “cutting-edge trends” and “packaging innovation” will take place on the first day of IPIF 2023. Covering hot topics including double-carbon policy, circular economy, sustainable development, ESG, PPWR, bio-based packaging material, packaging design innovation, and cost reduction, the 2 main forums aim to lead the way that the packaging industry develops by exploring new growth, new opportunities and new trends.

8 Sub-forums Focusing on Packaging Industry Breakdowns

09:00-18:00 | 14 October

Focusing on packaging industry breakdowns spanning snack food, pre-made food & catering, personal care & home care, auto parts & electronics and electrical appliances, alcoholic drinks & beverage, agricultural products & seasonings & cold chain, beauty & wellness, and e-commerce & logistics, 8 sub-forums will be held on the second day of IPIF 2023, dedicated to discussions on how brand owners can use packaging to reshape product value.

Packaging Innovation Exhibition Zone

09:00-18:00 | 13-14 October

A Packaging Innovation Exhibition Zone will be set up outside the IPIF forum area, providing suppliers and purchasers with more business networking and cooperation opportunities. Over the years, 100+ top industry packaging materials, products and service providers from Bingxin Packaging, Henkel (China) Investment Co., Ltd., Dow Chemical, Michelman, UPM (China) Co., Ltd., UPM Raflatac, Five Continents Special Paper, Incom Resources and Zhejiang Sowinpack Co., Ltd., etc. have showcased their outstanding and creative packaging products and solutions.

IPIF Talk - New Product Launch

During Tea Break| 13-14 October

During the tea break at IPIF, industry professionals from across the packaging industry will successively share their latest achievements in the field of packaging innovation and sustainable development at IPIF Talk - New Product Launch. It’s the-place-to-go for suppliers to showcase their new products and promote their brands. 

“Blue Planet” Sustainable Packaging Awards -

Showcase & Awards Ceremony

09:00-18:00 | 13-14 October

PACKCON STAR AWARDS and "Blue Planet” Sustainable Packaging Awards will be co-branded again at IPIF 2023.

Dedicated to packaging innovation and sustainable development, the competition collects outstanding sustainable packaging products and innovative packaging solutions all over the world, to encourage environmental protection and innovative ideas, help enterprises effectively advance sustainable packaging strategies, and promote the green transformation and upgrading of the industrial chain. This co-branded competition will be categorized into 2 groups - “Innovation” and “Environmental Protection”, as well as Best Popularity Award and the Most Popular Enterprise Award. Experts from the Blue Planet think tank will jointly review and select enterprises and individuals that have made outstanding achievements. Meanwhile, industry professionals will be invited to participate in the award ceremony, witnessing the "highlight" moment of the industry. 

Previous Speakers



Wang Li

Vice President of China Packaging Federation

Vice Chairman and Secretary General of National Packaging Standardization Technical Committee

Wen Zongguo

Professor and Doctoral Supervisor, School of Environment Tsinghua University

Director of the Research Centre for Circular Economy Industry and Director of the Evaluation Centre for Industrial Energy Conservation and Green Development

Wan Yi

Senior Manager, Product Development

L'Oréal China

Jessen Feng

Asia Pacific Senior Application Technology Manager,

Packaging and Specialty Plastics, Dow

Zhang Tao

Senior Manager

Meituan Takeaway

Jiang Lei

Head of Mengniu Low-Temperature Yogurt Packaging Research and Development Department

Zhou Jie

Vice President of Quality, China

Danone China Food & Beverage Corporation

Chang Xinjie

Chairman of Environment Working Group


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Welcome to IPIF Community, and Thank You for Joining Us!

We welcome you with open arms at International Packaging Innovation Forum (IPIF) organized by RX Global. You'll experience our inclusive culture, meet exhibitors from around the world and crossover visitors with diverse needs, participate in a variety of innovative and colorful events, and celebrate the things that make each of us unique in the world. Our speakers, attendees, partners, and colleagues come from a wide variety of backgrounds, which makes our event incredibly strong and makes our shared experience even more enriching. Now, be yourself.