UK-Turkey packaging industry matchmaking event in London to boost trade links


British-based businesses seeking quality, competitive and innovative packaging solutions should book themselves into a special industry event taking place at the Business Design Centre in London at the end of this month. They will be able to meet a dozen of Turkey’s top suppliers over a networking lunch and face-to-face meetings.

The Istanbul Exporters’ Association is hosting this one-day matchmaking event, which aims to introduce British businesses to award-winning carton, paper and board packaging producers from Turkey. With sustainability increasingly key for business, Turkey offers competitive, high quality and innovative cardboard packaging solutions with the benefits of the latest technology, flexibility, fast turnarounds and delivery.

The twelve visiting companies have a strong track record for servicing multiple sectors and businesses worldwide, including leading British and global brands such as Unilever, Diageo, Bayer, Pfizer, Tesco, Marks & Spencer, Godiva, Kinnerton, Burger King, Haribo, Primark, Next, and Harrods. The services on offer cover design to the manufacture of a range of packaging materials such as laminated, or UV metallised and corrugated carton, paper and board packaging, rigid boxes, recyclable paper cups, shrink wrap, flow-pack, sleeves and display and labelling options, to name a few.

To book yourself into this free event, simply register via  or email You will be sent details of the visiting companies, so you can decide which commercial profiles and services best match your business needs, so you can book 30-minute 1-on-1 meetings with them.

The representatives of these Turkish companies are all senior management. , who will be able to discuss bespoke solutions for your business. They will be able to demonstrate their use of the latest technology, and how this will provide you with innovative, sustainable practices that are good for the environment and a selling point with customers.

Appointments are available between 09:30 – 17:30 on 26th April 2018 on a first-come, first-served basis. These and the networking lunch will take place at the Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, London N1 0QH.


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