ENGAGE

2022 ENGAGE – The Contract Packaging and Manufacturing Experience Agenda

Tuesday, Mar. 1, 2022

8:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Incredible Social & Networking Opportunities. Just Have Fun!

Golf Outing – Bardmoor Golf & Tennis Club
Fishing Excursion – Deep Sea Fishing in the Gulf
Sea Kayaking – Clear Bottom Kayaking at Shell Key

5:30 PM

Kick Off Event:   Beach Party at the Hilton - MUST HAVE YOUR BADGE

Music, Food, Fun and Beverages Actually on the Beach!

Wednesday, Mar. 2, 2022
7:00 AM

Breakfast Buffet - Tabletop Exhibits - Great Networking Opportunity and Chance to

Learn About the Latest Technology Innovations 

  GENERAL SESSIONS
7:30 AM

First Time Meeting Attendees or New CPA Member Welcome Session

All new members and first time event attendees welcome!

8:30 AM President's Opening Comments & Introductions
  Spouses Event - Check the Front Desk

8:45 AM

Global Trends Defining Consumer Behavior in 2022

David Mackinson, Senior Research Manager

Euromonitor

 

The Future of Packaging and Consumer Trends

Brian Wagner, Co-Founder and Principal

PTIS Global

10:00 AM

 

Networking Break and Exhibition Session
10:30 AM

CPG Panel Discussion  (CPGs and Brands)

The Strategic Use of CoMans / CoPacks Both Now and Into Future

Moderator:

Jason Tham, CEO

Nulogy

Panelists:

Newman's Own

Diversey

Natural Essentials

(More Being Added)

12:15 PM NETWORKING LUNCH
2:00 PM Networking Session - How Many People Can You Meet?
3:00 PM Networking Break and Exhibition Session
  GENERAL SESSIONS
3:30 PM

Workforce, Labor and New Regulations - An Overview

Tom Landry, President

Allegiance Staffing

 

PANEL DISCUSSION 

Workforce and Labor Issues and Solutions as Viewed by CoMans, Brand/CPGs, and Suppliers

Moderator:

Tom Landry, President

Allegiance Staffing

Panelists:

FedEx

Bumble Bee Foods

GreenSeed

The Shippers Group

Polypack

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Exhibition Area & Presidents Reception

Join us for refreshments, hors d'oeuvres, and networking before your evening dinner plans!

  Dinner On Your Own!
Thursday, Mar. 3, 2022
6:15 AM Fun Run/Walk - Join us for an Early Day Activity!
7:00 AM Breakfast Buffet - Tabletop Exhibits
  GENERAL SESSIONS
8:30 AM CPA and the Industry "What's New and How Can we Help You?"

State of the Industry - The Untold Story

Carl Melville, President

The Melville Group

 

Mergers or an Acquisition, How You Fit into the "Opportunity"

Tom Blaige, President

Blaige & Co.

10:30 AM  Networking Break - Exhibition Area
11:00 AM

Cybersecurity and its Impacts on this Industry

George Forrester, Partner

AHT Insurance

 

Automation Today and Tomorrow: What Does this Industry Need and Expect

 

NOON Meeting Adjourns
Special Event

NETWORKING EVENT - Tour of Polypack Facility and their Fantastic Automobile Museum