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2017 ANNUAL MEETING & THE 2017 INDEPENDENT PACKAGING DESIGN COMPETITION

Dates:September 25-27, 2017

Location:Encore Hotel, Las Vegas, NV


The AICC 2017 Annual Meeting will be held September 25-27, 2017 at the Encore Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. The meeting will feature general sessions, workshop tracks and networking and social events. This meeting will also include the 2017 Independent Packaging Design Competition and Designers' Lab Challenge. The meeting is being co-located with PackExpo Las Vegas.   

The Encore Hotel is an all suite hotel designed to be explored and discovered while exciting the senses of guest.  Hailed as a luxury destination; the rooms are elegantly appointed and equipped with advanced technologies and panoramic views.  Casual elegance describes the environment that is home to 20 signature restaurants, ultra-chic nightclubs and luxury shopping that brings your Las Vegas experience to a new level of distinction.

AICC Room Block - The Encore Hotel 
AICC Hotel Room Rates: Resort Suite King or Resort Suite Double Accommodations: $249 per night* (*plus applicable taxes – currently 13.38%)
Hotel Reservation Deadline: Friday, September 1, 2017

Book by phone: Call 1-866-770-7555 and reference the AICC 2017 Annual Meeting.
Book online: Click the following link - AICC 2017 Annual Meeting - Hotel Reservations

AICC strongly recommends booking your hotel reservation early as the hotel block will likely sell out before the cut-off date.   

Schedule at a Glance *:
*Please note this schedule is preliminary - dates, times and sessions are subject to change

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Emerging Leaders Training - 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Designers' Lab - 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Designers' Lab Reception - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Monday, September 25, 2017
Designers' Lab - 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

PackExpo Las Vegas Open - 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Package Design Competition Judging - 9:00 am - 4:00 pm (judges only)

Board of Directors Meeting - 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Associate Member Meeting - 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

New Member & First Timer Orientation/Reception - 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Opening Night Reception - 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Emerging Leaders Off-Site Networking Event - 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Continental Breakfast - 7:00 am - 9:00 am

Eye Opener Session - 7:00 am - 7:50 am

Package Design Competition Open for Viewing - 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Designers' Lab - 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

General Session I - 8:00 am - 10:45 am

Coffee Break - 10:45 am - 11:00 am 

Concurrent Workshop Tracks - 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

PackExpo Las Vegas - 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Package Design Happy Hour Awards Reception - 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Optional Evening Event - 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Continental Breakfast - 7:00 am - 9:00 am

Eye Opener Session - 7:00 am - 8:00 am

Concurrent Workshop Tracks - 8:30 am - 10:00 am

General Session II - 10:15 am - 12:30 pm

PackExpo Las Vegas Open - 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Meeting Highlights
  • 2017 Independent Packaging Design Competition – “Welcome to Fabulous Design” – Featuring 42 Categories for Corrugated, Folding Carton and Rigid Box Makers

  • Designers’ Lab for Corrugated, Folding Carton & Rigid Box Designers – Opportunity for designers to learn new techniques in structural and graphic design, share knowledge and experience with peers and show off their skill and talent in the “Design Challenge.”

  • Co-Located with PackExpo Las Vegas 2017 - the most complete packaging show in the worlds largest market.
 
Meeting & Competition registration will open in late June 2017
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