24 - 26 October 2017

Cape Town International Convention Centre, Cape Town, South Africa

9AM - 5PM

Visiting Propak Cape 2017

Why Visit?

This is a packaging trade show that packs a punch! Use this excellent opportunity to generate sales, gain valuable sales leads and develop business connections.


  • 1. See exciting new products, trends and technology
  • Stay abreast of market updates
  • Informative seminars and workshops
  • To network with suppliers and service providers
  • Easier purchase decision-making with all exhibitors together
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Who should visit?

Quality decision-making visitors involved with packaging, food processing, plastics, printing, labelling and wine manufacturing equipment, from fields such as:

  • Food and beverages, fruit and farming
  • Pharmaceuticals and cosmetics
  • Toiletries and personal care products
  • Packaging, printing and converting manufacturin
  • Plastics manufacturing
  • Other related sector industries


  • Directors and Owners
  • General Manager
  • Technical, Works and Production Managers
  • Food & Packaging Production Personnel
  • Food Scientists and Technologists
  • Sales and Marketing Managers
  • Printers
  • Quality Control Managers
  • Research and Development Manage
  • Supervisors
  • Operators and Buyers
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Packaging Indaba Conference Programme

With the recent drought facing the Western Cape, this years Packaging Indaba is focussed on sustainability and the importance thereof in the packaging, plastic and printing value chains.

This years event boasts a block buster format which encompasses sustainability concerns and developments surrounding substrates and raw materials, how South Africa's top retailers and brand owners are incorporating sustainable packaging format into their packaging format and how packaging can reduce food waste.

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Free-to-attend Seminar Programme

10h00 Manufacturing for the future: Innovations and opportunities driving economic growth View Description
11h00 Rethinking the future of plastics: SA industry insights View Description
12h00 The dawn of smart factories: Reducing downtime costs & maximising productivity for the packaging, processing & plastics industries View Description
13h00 Digital disruption and innovation: the future of packaging View Description
13h30 A sustainable green wine & olive route: the importance of people, planet and purpose View Description
14h00 Challenging the printing conundrum: Diversification and new applications in print View Description
15h00 DO your bit! Recycling waste in a resource efficient economy View Description

25 October 2017Wednesday

10h00 Agro processing: SA food & beverage market and related trade trends View Description
11h00 Successful design thinking for packaging & printing innovation View Description
12h00 Latest Trends in Integrated Treasury Management: Solutions for the SA Packaging, Printing, Plastics & Processing Industries View Description
13h00 The changing face of the print and packaging industry, and opportunities this creates: a perspective from Printing SA View Description
13h30 SA Wine & Olive oil market report: Trends, analysis and statistics View Description
14h00 - 16h00 The Bottled Water Landscape in Southern Africa – Opportunities for Growth (Hosted by SANBWA) View Description
14h00 - 14h30 If it doesn’t say SANBWA, ask “Why not?” View Description
14h30 - 15h00 Bottled Water Market Review View Description
15h00 - 15h30 How PETCO is driving the transition to a circular economy in South Africa View Description
15h30 - 16h00 Quantifying the drought on the Western Cape Agricultural sector View Description

26 October 2017Thursday

10h00 Trends & technological innovations changing the face of food & beverage processing View Description
11h00 Funding for the packaging, processing & plastics industry: Accessing DTI grants and rebates View Description
12h00 Emerging trends in sustainable packaging: 2017 and beyond View Description
13h00 Intiatives driving growth in the South African plastics industry View Description
13h30 The power of efficient printing processes: A technical perspective View Description
14h00 Improving recyclability: Challenges & opportunities facing the SA packaging industry View Description

*Programme subject to change. The organisers reserve the right to change the programme.

This is just a snippet of what will be demonstrated! Make sure you schedule to visit Propak Cape 2017 to see all the latest industry innovation!

Daily Activity and Seminar Programme