Frequently Asked Questions About the Conference

What is European PLACE?

The European PLACE Conference is the only biennial event in Europe focused on the extrusion coating and laminating industry featuring the latest technology and developments in raw materials, processing, inspection, and applications.

Invitation from the Conference Chairman

What is PLACE?

PLACE is the European extension of the TAPPI International Flexible Packaging and Extrusion Division. The acronym PLACE stands for Polymers, Laminations, Adhesives, Coatings and Extrusion.

Who will attend European PLACE?

The European PLACE Conference is designed for professionals in the global flexible packaging industry looking to embrace raw material and hardware suppliers, regulatory experts, and trendsetting technology leaders from the converting industry, universities, and end-users including:

• Deputy General Managers
• Managers
• Packaging Engineers
• Technical Personnel

View the list of companies represented at the 2015 European PLACE Conferences.

What sessions can I attend?

The European PLACE program is open; full registrants may attend any session at any time, regardless of the topic area. Are there any discount registrations available? Yes. Members of TAPPI, speakers, session chairs, students and retirees receive a discounted registration. In addition, group discounts are available for three or more from the same company.

More information on registration rates is available here.

How do I best reach my customers at European PLACE?

European PLACE includes many opportunities to network such as lunches, coffee breaks, and receptions. In addition the European PLACE Table Top Reception features the industry's leading global suppliers, new start-up companies, universities and colleges, associations, and media organizations. It is recommended that you promote your company's presence at European PLACE in advance to maximize the number of contacts you make.