Events Calendar

Throughout the year, NJPEC hosts a series of events that bring members and the packaging community together to learn, celebrate industry achievements and connect.

Night at the Races - November 8, 2019 - REGISTER TODAY


DATE: Friday, November 8, 2019

TIME: 6:30 - 11:30 pm

Buffet Dinner / Beer, Wine, Soda Open Bar

$ 150.00 pp

The Meadowlands Racetrack 
1 Racetrack Drive
East Rutherford, NJ 07073 
Driving Directions
Howie Greenberg
New Jersey Packaging Executives Club
CLICK HERE to register for this event! 

Package of The Year Gala - December 5, 2019

December 5, 2019

The Madison Hotel

Morristown, NJ 

Package of the Year is an annual competition open to NJPEC members and non-members alike that celebrates the year’s most outstanding packaging. These entries are examined and reviewed by a blue-ribbon panel of professional and student judges for their attributes of materials, execution, and presentation. Awards are given in each of the categories as well as for outstanding individual merit. The Package of the Year awards are presented at a popular Gala presentation dinner with live music, tricky tray, goody bags, attendance gifts, and a commemorative event program.

Package of the Year Tricky Tray-NOW ACCEPTING GIFTS & DONATIONS

The money raised through the Tricky Tray goes towards the many scholarships our group provides for deserving students in our industry. If you have products to donate, please ship the product to the address provided below.  Please ship by November 15th, 2019.
Send Gift Donations & Donations by Check To:
15 Vreeland Road, Suite #4
Florham Park, NJ 07932
Attn: Holly Benda NJPEC Tricky Tray Chairperson
**Checks should be made payable to NJPEC with "Tricky Tray Donation" in the memo.
We also accept Paypal monetary donations below on the website, a gift will be purchased on your behalf and displayed at the Tricky Tray. With your support, we can make 2019 the best year ever!
Tricky Tray PayPal link:

Innovations - March 14, 2019 - Past Event

Thursday, March 14

Innovations 2019

Guest Speaker: Franklin S. Abrams, Ph.D., J.D., Springut Law PC

In his Innovations talk, Mr. Abrams will outline the basics of Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, and Trade Secrets. He will also discuss the role of different Intellectual Property Rights in protecting innovations and creativity.

Rutgers Innovation & Design Students Display

NJPEC is proud to welcome the Senior Students from the Rutgers Innovation & Design Program to Innovations 2019. Under the guidance of Guido Schmitz, Director of Global Packaging Design within the Innovation R&D Department at Bayer Consumer Care, the students will have tabletop presentations of their work during the cocktail hour.

6:00 PM – Cocktails, Buffet Dinner, Innovations TableTops, Networking
7:00 PM – Innovations Guest Speaker with Dessert & Coffee served & more networking
9:30 PM -- Evening ends

The Manor
111 Prospect Ave
West Orange, NJ 07052

Hall of Fame - Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - Past Event

Tuesday, May 21, 2019,

The Manor
111 Prospect Ave
West Orange, NJ

Event time: 6:00 - 9:00 pm

2019 Hall of Fame Inductees:

* Janice Ballak / Estee Lauder
* Stephen Fischbein / Just Packaging
* Barry A. Freda / World Wide Packaging
* Rolando Vega, CPP / Janssen Pharmaceutical
* Joanne Vesper / L'Oreal

For ticket information contact or

For more information about the NJPEC Hall of Fame, contact the Event Chair, Dave Desai,

Fishing Extravaganza - August 15, 2019 - Past Event

12th Charter Fishing Extravaganza
3:00 – 8:00 PM
Atlantic Highlands Municipal Harbor
Atlantic Highlands, NJ

Cost includes: Food, Drinks, Rod & Bait
Presidents Cup for the Biggest Catch

For more information or questions, contact the Fishing Chair:
Jim Brady;, 908-233-1234

Golf Outing - September 17, 2019-Past Event

Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Black Bear Golf Course
Franklin, NJ

1:00 PM - Shotgun Start; Scramble Format
5:30 PM - Dinner (Dinner Only Tickets Available)

A fun day out on the course, with lots of prizes to be awarded.

For more information and sponsorship information contact the Golf Chairs:
Andrew Fitzsimmons:
Michael Lenartowicz: