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Member Dinner & AGM – Melbourne – Tuesday 5th of September

September 5 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

2017_member_dinners_300x200As part of the Australian Packaging and Processing Machinery Association’s on-going commitment to delivering value to our members the Board is pleased to extend a complimentary invitation to our member companies to join us for our Annual General Meeting and third Networking Dinner to be held on Tuesday 5th September. The invitation extends to your staff and colleagues as this is a relaxed networking opportunity for like-minded packaging and processing professionals. We look forward to seeing you there.



Guest Speaker


Dr. Angeline Achariya
Chief Executive Officer
Food Innovation Centre

How to accelerate and de-risk your innovations for sustainable business growth.

How do you ensure your product innovations stick on shelf longer?  With 1 out of 10 products that make it through to market success, innovation that sticks and delights the consumer is the key to sustainable growth.  In a highly competitive market, innovation teams need to take a well-defined innovation challenge and find the right opportunity through actionable insights, picking the right ideas and iterating ideas and concepts quickly.  Angeline will share how the Food Innovation Centre (a timeshare innovation start-up now in its 2nd phase) is helping businesses likes yours to de–risk and accelerate their innovations to market in Australia and Asia.

Angeline’s leadership in fast moving consumer goods & food service retail in commercialising innovation across Australia, New Zealand, Japan, China and Thailand markets has resulted in a successful track record of over 800 innovations launched across grocery and quick service restaurants.  Angeline’s career in the food industry has spanned from small business, consultancy to blue chip FMCG companies like Masterfoods Japan; Fonterra,  Yum! Brands and Mondelēz International and has delivered significant projects in innovation and change management initiatives over her career.









*As the dinner will be a three course meal we will require an RSVP for our catering numbers.
To RSVP please email and advise names and numbers attending. Please also advise if any guests have dietary requirements.


September 5
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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The Langham Melbourne
One Southgate Avenue
Southbank, VIC 3006 Australia
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