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AICC 2019 Annual Meeting & Package Design Competition

 Export to Your Calendar 9/16/2019 to 9/18/2019
When: Monday, September 16 - Wednesday, September 18
Where: Westin Harbour Castle Hotel
1 Harbour Square
Toronto, Ontario  M5J 1A6
Contact: Laura Mihalick

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What's Happening?

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  • General Sessions
  • Workshops
  • Plant Tours
  • Networking & Social Events
  • Biennial Independent Packaging Design Competition 

This 2019 package design competition, taking place in conjunction with the meeting, features 42 corrugated, folding carton and rigid box categories, providing a wider reach into the entire packaging market and a greater diversity of ideas. There is a category for everyone to compete and to hopefully win, as well as, to receive the recognition you deserve for creating and manufacturing global packaging solutions. Registration for the package design competition will open in May 2019.


Meeting & Hotel Location:

Westin Harbour Castle Hotel 

1 Harbour Square

Toronto, ON M5J 1A6, Canada

Nestled in the harbor with seamless downtown access, The Westin Harbour Castle Toronto offers a serene city escape in the center of it all.  The hotel showcases a wealth of amenities that cater to the modern traveler.  The waterfront location ensures you'll explore the city with ease, with nearby attractions including the Rogers Centre, the CN Tower and many others.  

As Canada’s largest city and North America’s 4th largest destination, Toronto is a vibrant hub for both leisure and business travelers. Exciting and culturally diverse, discover the best of modern Canada with big-ticket events, top attractions, delicious cuisine, breathtaking architecture, and more!


Hotel Group Rate Reservations: 

  • Group Rate: Traditional Single & Double Accommodations: $277 per night (CAD), plus applicable taxes/fees – currently 17%.    
  • Make Reservation by Phone: Call 1-888-627-8559 (toll free) and state you are part of the AICC 2019 Annual Meeting, or quote the group code “AI1584”. 

Attendees are encouraged to make their hotel reservations before the group cut-off date of Friday, August 23, 2019, in order to be guaranteed availability, and to ensure you receive the group rate. Please note the hotel block could sell out prior to the cut-off date so booking your hotel reservations early is strongly recommended.

The Westin is located 17 miles from the Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) and less than 2 miles from the Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (YTZ).    You will need a valid passport to travel to Toronto if you are not a Canadian resident.  



For additional information, please contact Cindy Huber at, or Laura Mihalick at or 877-836-2422.