Les Places d’or 2018: A success due to the luxury packaging market

Inaugurated by Dominique Hériard-Dubreuil, President of Rémy Martin, the 14th edition of Les Places d’Or enjoyed a record attendance with more than 3250 visitors in 3 days. A very positive result according to the organizers.

By Claire and Hélène
picture: Les Places d’Or

The 14th edition of Les Places d’Or, which ended on November 15, confirmed the success of the savoir-faire, innovation and creativity of the luxury packaging market exhibition. In the heart of Paris, in the prestigious rooms of the hotel Le Meurice, visitors from all the luxury sectors met, in a warm atmosphere, around 60 suplliers and design agencies.

The trade show’s visitors become more qualitative

This year again, the exhibitors honored the quality of the visitors : 8 visitors out of 10 have a decision-making role on packaging projects. Olivier Lapidus, Paul-Charles Ricard, Chantal Thomass and other luxury figures came to inspire and chose the elements of their next campaign. «  I’m always very surprised becuase there are always a lot of ideas. This year I discover new spectacular techniques. I like it very much ! » said Chantal Thomass.

As her, lot of visitors came with concret projects in various sectors related to the luxury market such as perfume, cosmetic, spirits, jewellery, watchmaking, fashion, tableware, food and edition…

15 new exhibitors

This year, 15 new exhibitors enriched the event with new materials such as transparent wood (Woodo), paper lace (La Papoterie), recycled leather (Virginie Wiertz), furnitures and PLV custom-made (Créantec), perfumed and printed papers (ID-Scent and PO Groupe), artificial intelligence for beauty ( Wisimage), holographic imagery (Comactive)…

Suppliers such as Ch. Dahlinger (boxes), Euro Packaging (Bags and boxes), Val Laquage (decoration and screen printing on glass) included Les Places d’Or in their communication strategy. A dozen of design agencies also presented their most beautiful creations of 2018. Some of them such as Bloom Room Studia Luxury Design and PMB Studio exposed for the 1st time.

Next year, Les Places d’Or will be held from Tuesday November 5 to Thursday November 7 2019, at Le Meurice Hotel in Paris.

By Claire and Hélène


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Thanks to its extensive knowledge of these sectors, the Luxus + editorial team deciphers for its readers the main economic and technological stakes in fashion, watchmaking, jewelry, gastronomy, perfumes and cosmetics, hotels, and prestigious real estate.

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