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Apply today to present in the ProFood Tech Knowledge Hub

Be part of the new on-floor education program at ProFood Tech. Spotlight your company’s innovations and emerging technologies with a 30-minute presentation in the Knowledge Hub's Innovation Zone or Disruption Zone. The Innovation Zone will feature solutions to current challenges and breakthrough ideas. The Disruption Zone will identify and implement disruptive technologies to meet consumer demands and changing industry practices. 

 

To apply, submit a 200-word abstract highlighting your key content and how it could benefit ProFood Tech attendees. Please include a presentation title, speaker information and billing contact information. The cost for accepted presentations is $3,000, and the deadline for submissions is Jan. 18.

 

[VIDEO] Executive Spotlight: Bern McPheely

In the new Emerging Leaders Executive Spotlight video series, Bern McPheely of PMMI’s President’s Advisory Council, shares how a large component of being a leader is allowing people to make their own decisions. Discover tactics Bern uses to build his team’s confidence by watching the full video here.  In the new Emerging Leaders Executive Spotlight video series, Bern McPheely of PMMI’s President’s Advisory Council, shares how a large component of being a leader is allowing people to make their own decisions. Discover tactics Bern uses to build his team’s confidence by watching the full video here

 
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Make the Most of Online Marketing

Download the newly released 2018 Online Marketing Quickie Survey results and benchmark your online marketing initiatives. Most member companies, 87 percent, selected email marketing as a method of online marketing leveraged by their company. However, Search Engine Optimization (SEO) was ranked first with email marketing a close second when respondents were asked to rank online marketing initiatives in order of priority.

Want more like this? Request a Quickie Survey in 2019 to help inform your most important business decisions.
 

The Power of the Printed Word

 
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In our increasingly digital world, did you know that print offers unique benefits for marketers and communicators? Among other attributes, paper-based reading is associated with stronger transfer to long-term memory, recall and comprehension. Packaging World has compiled a short overview of seven reasons to include print in your marketing mix. Learn more about the “power of print” here.

 

On The Rise Award Winner – Tim Graham

Check out Tim Graham, controls engineer, Schneider Packaging, one of the winners of a PMMI 2018 On the Rise Award. During Tim’s career at Schneider Packaging, he has quickly excelled, moving from supporting engineer to controls team lead, to project lead. Watch this space as we feature a different award winner each week. Learn more about Tim and check out all On the Rise winners here.

 
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ADVANCE YOUR BUSINESS

A Hands-On Experience in Lawrenceville, Georgia

Become an effective and successful trainer through our Certified Trainer workshop at WIPOTEC in Lawrenceville, Georgia on Mar. 19–20. This two-day workshop gives your company the strategies and tactics to train well across all employee skill levels.

 

Can’t make this date? There are more chances to partake in 2019 – check out the full schedule here.

 

Don’t Miss Out on Opportunities in Brazil

Let PMMI be your passport to packaging and processing markets of the world! PMMI Global Marketing will sponsor promotional booths and pavilions at several upcoming 2019 international shows. Check out the 2019 Schedule of International Trade Shows to find out where!

 

Questions? Contact Paige Jarvi, global marketing coordinator, PMMI at pjarvi@pmmi.org.

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PMMI THINKS...

How many times is an E-Commerce package likely to get touched throughout the supply chain?

As e-commerce continues to rise in popularity and expand in scope of both products and services, CPGs are reconsidering all aspects of the product and the package. This growth in online purchasing is driving change at all stages in manufacturing from product design, to package changes, picking, fulfilling, and shipping - all the way through to consumer delivery. How many times is an e-commerce package likely to get touched throughout the supply chain?

 

HINT:  PMMI’s E-Commerce: Think Outside the Box report holds the answer – download the report here.

 

Winners will be selected from all participants Tuesday, Feb. 5 at 1 p.m. EST on Facebook Live. Make sure to follow us on Facebook for the latest PMMI news!

 
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Upcoming Events

Joint Committee Meeting

Feb. 6-7, 2019 | St. Petersburg, Fla.

Feb. 20, 2019 | Eden Prairie, Minn.

 

Feb. 20-22, 2019 | Tampa, Fla.

 

Feb. 27, 2019 | Tampa, Fla.

 

 

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