The future of packaging

17 & 18 September 2024
Flanders Expo – Ghent

The future of packaging

17 & 18 September 2024
Flanders Expo – Ghent

Empack Mechelen
22 & 23 October 2025

Welcome to the second edition of Empack Ghent

Empack Ghent: the packaging event with a special focus on the food and beverage industry. This vital sector, prominent in East and West Flanders, is undergoing rapid evolution due to fundamental changes and new consumer needs. From e-commerce to stricter food regulations and advanced technologies, Empack Gent is your platform to explore these developments.

Networking & knowledge sharing

Do you contribute daily to the rapidly evolving packaging sector? Let’s face tomorrow’s challenges together at Empack. The ideal platform for networking, gathering knowledge, and doing business. Your success story starts here.

Qualitative visitors

Empack is the place to be for packaging professionals, manufacturers, suppliers, retailers and anyone interested in the latest trends in the packaging industry. Present your products and services to more than 3,000 professionals.


In Ghent, we will join forces with Transport & Logistics and Logistic & Industrial Build. This makes it a crucial meeting point for professionals from both the packaging, transport and logistics sectors. Expand your reach and business opportunities.

Thank you to all visitors, exhibitors and partners!

We would like to thank you for visiting or participating in the 20th edition of Empack. Thanks to the many positive reactions, we can look back on a successful festive edition with satisfaction. More than 135 exhibitors and partners welcomed more than 3,000 professionals over two days.


Be part(y) of our pack! 🎉

Are you looking for faster and more sustainable packaging lines? Or would you like to know more about new packaging, packaging materials and designs? Then we have good news! On 25 & 26 October, the Nekkerhal in Mechelen will host Empack & Packaging Innovations, the event where the entire packaging industry comes together. And you are invited!

What can you expect?

  • Discover +130 exhibitors presenting the latest technologies, materials and packaging solutions.
  • Attend fascinating seminars and workshops on sustainability, digitalisation, design and product safety.
  • Experience trumps: experience live demos, follow the Sustainability Track along sustainable initiatives, get inspired by 15 Pentawards finalists, take a look at our innovation gallery ‘Pack Studio‘ or visit our Partner Village and Knowledge Corner for targeted advice. Something for everyone.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to network with like-minded professionals and be inspired by the future of packaging. And this year we are going XXL, as we are celebrating our 20th edition!

20th Edition Empack

What can you expect?

Media & partners:

“Empack is a very interesting trade fair where you can find new innovations in an ever-evolving industry. “

– Thibault Volders, Visitor