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RIDING THE WAVE: Adapting to the New World of Outsourcing

It’s the news you’ve been waiting for! Registration is now open for the Contract Packaging Association (CPA) Annual Meeting, “Ride the Wave: Adapting to the New World of Outsourcing,” (Feb. 20-22, 2019; Westin Tampa Waterside; Tampa, Florida) – a must-attend event for anyone associated with or interested in the contract packaging/manufacturing industry. In just two days, you’ll learn about the latest in e-commerce, automation/robotics, global trends, workforce development and more. Plus, the networking opportunities are outstanding which will help you grow your career and broaden your business connections. View the full agenda here.

This year, you’ll also have the opportunity to tour local suppliers and CPA member facilities for visits and demonstrations. See the list of participating open houses/tours.

Register by Monday, Jan. 21 and save $200!

CPA Booth at PEI 18

A REAL Demonstration of Speed to Market

As presented at The Forum at PACK EXPO, this video shows how collaboration, coupled with the right technologies, is helping brands get to market quicker and win with consumers. Yep – custom printed pouches in just 23 hours. Watch and be amazed!


PLMA Hospitality Lounge

Nov. 12, 2018 | Rosemont, Illinois

Webinar with IoPP: How the Rapidly Evolving Contract Packaging Industry is Shaping Food and CPG Markets

Jan. 29, 2019 at 11 a.m.

CPA Annual Meeting

Feb. 20-22, 2019 | Tampa, Florida


Renew Your Membership with CPA

Did you know more leading contract packagers are CPA members? Renew today and continue to take advantage of CPA’s RFQ tool, valuable industry research, training opportunities and in-person networking events. Current membership must be renewed by Dec. 31, 2018.

Not a member? If you join now, we will begin your membership immediately through the end of 2019. That gives you two extra months of membership! Join today.
State of Industry Report

[DOWNLOAD] CPA’s New State of the Industry Report 

CPA is proud to announce its latest State of the Industry report. This release expands on 2017 research, forecasts further into the industry’s future and provides valuable insights for anyone involved in contract packaging. Based on a 100-question interview of 120 CEOs and senior industry executives, the report also combines separate primary and secondary research. To access the latest State of the Industry report, visit


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