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Taming the Monster – A FREE packaging workshop @ Exeter Racecourse

packaging design monster

27th February 2014 From 10.00am – 4.00pm. Free event.


Grrrrrr! A FREE event to help you tackle your packaging demons. Packaging can be a beast of a problem, right? Not anymore.

In Detail

Taming the Monster is a FREE event that will help you to put your packaging demons to bed.

You’ll find out about sourcing, labelling, improving design, funding, being greener and how packaging can help you sell more, more, more!

  • – Making the most of what you’ve got: making a stock box your own.
  • – Labelling and the law: making sure your packaging is legal.
  • – Selling to multiple retailers: what big stores are looking for.
  • – Paying for it: the latest methods, including crowd funding.
  • – Finding it: how to source locally.
  • – Making it work hard: the role of good design in packaging.

design programme logoAttendee Benefits

Grrrrrr! Why packaging can make or break your business.

The difference between good and bad packaging can make all the difference between success and failure.

Sourcing, funding, designing and getting it right requires time, effort, energy and cash. But with all of the industry’s experts in one place – including The General Packaging Company, Atlas,

Planglow, Bottle Company South Ltd., South West Packaging, Shredhouse, Tamar Labels, British Sandwich Association, Crowdcube, AlphaLogic, Hilliers and others – you and your business will be able to TAME that MONSTER once and for all.

Grrrrrr! How you tame the monster is up to you.

The Taming the Monster event begins with three short presentations followed by discussions to set the scene. After that you set your own agenda!

What’s important to you right now? Attend as many ‘Pic ‘n’ Mix’ events as you like – depending on the size, shape and mood of your monster.

  • – Packaging Surgeries
  • – Top Tips Talks
  • – 1 to 1 meetings
  • – Hot Topic Forums
  • – Packaging Showcase
  • – Meet, greet and network

More Info

GRRR! Book now for your FREE place.

Taming the Monster is hosted by The Design Programme, sponsored by Hillier’s Nurseries and Garden Centres and part-funded by the South West Competitiveness European Regional Development Fund. Emma Paxton of Pinboard Meetings will preside.

Associated Links & Booking

Book now / or contact Sara Walker

Email / Call / 01752 776803