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.

Innovations - TBA 2021


Event Title: Innovations in Sustainable Packaging
Date: New date to be announced soon
Time: 6pm ‐ 9:30 pm
Place: The Imperia, 1714 Easton Avenue | Somerset, New Jersey 08873 | 732.469.2522

Event prices:

  • $135 members
  • $150 nonmembers
  • $50 students

*Sponsor student for $80

Click here to register for this event!


Guido Schmitz
Head of Packaging & Technology Innovation, Bayer Healthcare
Rutgers University, Adjunct Professor
Guido serves as Director of Global Packaging and Technology Innovation at Bayer Consumer Health, Morristown, NJ. He is responsible for new product and packaging innovation as well as internal technologies development. His range of global responsibilities include ideas, conception and development of new product design, technologies and packaging. In addition, Guido teaches courses in Packaging Innovation and Technology at Rutgers University.

Sarah Teeter
Global Project Manager, TerraCycle
Sarah serves as Global Project Manager within TerraCycle’s “Storied Materials” Division, helping brands and manufacturers to integrate unique recycled content into new products and packaging. This process includes engaging the organizations recovering these materials, managing the separation and conversion processes, and assisting the brand partners utilizing this recycled material with the promotion of their products.

Sneha Patel
Global Packaging Innovation Leader, Coty
Sneha is an established packaging professional who has developed a reputation for adapting to the rapidly evolving & competitive marketplace. She adopts unconventional and innovative approaches to packaging, from a sustainability perspective, in order to drive various brand and project initiatives. As a result of her ongoing passion and experience, Sneha is currently leading sustainability initiatives for a Global Consumer Beauty Division at a large CPG.

Hall of Fame - TBA May 2021

May 2021

Details to come.

Fishing Extravaganza - TBA 2021

Date - TBA

Details to come.

Golf Outing - TBA 2021

September  2021

Details to come.

Night at the Races - TBA 2021

Date - TBD

Details to come.

Package of the Year Awards Gala - TBA December 2021

December  2021

Details to come.

Package of the Year Tricky Tray & Swag Bag

Details to come.

Package of the Year Additional Awards

Details to come.