Jeff Hilton, BrandHive’s co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer, will co-present with Imbibe’s Executive Vice President, Andy Dratt, at this year’s Best of Food and Beverage Packaging. The event will take place on October 28-29, 2015 in Oak Brook, Illinois and will bring together brand owners and supply partners to explore insights into branding, new technology, and trends related to packaging. For more information on the conference, please click here.

Hilton and Dratt’s session, “Quenching the Marketplace Thirst for Packaging Innovation,” will kick off the agenda on Thursday, October 29th at 8:45 AM. The speakers will share often overlooked insights on the evolving marketplace role of packaging design plus the impact of packaging decisions on product development, formulation and flavor profiles to meet the needs of demanding consumers. Hilton and Dratt will discuss market examples of how packaging can make or break a new brand on both the physical or virtual shelf. They will also emphasize how savvy marketers are leveraging innovative packaging to help convert shoppers into loyal customers.

The Best of Food and Beverage Packaging combines the most relevant technologies and trends in the industry with the vision needed to sell consumers in a shifting market landscape. Conference sessions will offer opportunities for critical discussions and provide insight on how brand owners and their suppliers have profited in the retail market. Learn what it takes to develop successful packaging that fits the needs of today’s consumers and offers innovation that is embraced on the store shelves. For more information, visit Best of Food and Beverage Packaging.