Easyfairs announced its acquisition of Pentawards, the most prestigious worldwide competition exclusively dedicated to packaging design in all its forms. Created in January 2007, Pentawards' primary mission is to increase awareness of packaging design and those who create it.Its 55 categories are open to all those across the globe who are associated with the creation or marketing of packaging, and are judged by an international jury consisting of 12 highly reputed designers and packaging design directors from major companies. Trophies are awarded each year in a different city in Europe, Asia or America during an official ceremony that welcomes hundreds of designers from around the world. The tenth annual Pentawards ceremony took place on 23 September at Shanghai’s Hyatt on the Bund, with previous ceremonies being staged in London, Tokyo, Barcelona, Paris, New York, Brussels and Monaco.
28 March 2017Artexis Easyfairs, the Brussels-based events organiser and venue manager, has announced the appointment of Roland Brand as its new Head of Region for Switzerland. Artexis Easyfairs identified Brand as being ideally qualified to drive forward the company’s ambitious plans for new product launches and acquisitions in the Swiss market. (more…)
11 August 2016Artexis Easyfairs, the Brussels-based events organiser and venue manager, has acquired Evenementenhal, which organises a total of 78 events and operates 3 venues in the Netherlands. (more…)
11 September 2015Show organiser Easyfairs is moving its London packaging event to London’s most iconic venue – Olympia. Packaging Innovations London has seen "phenomenal growth" since the show’s launch in 2010; and with the addition of Luxury Packaging in 2011, the event has now evolved to be the exclusive event for branded and inspirational packaging in the capital, with a strong emphasis on the design, branding and premium end of the market. (more…)