TabExpo

TabExpo

08 May - 09 May 2025
Geneva Switzerland


TabExpo was back with a bang in 2023 and we can't wait to land in beautiful Geneva in 2025, the home of some of the world's largest cigarette companies.

WVS - Meet the Buyer UK

WVS - Meet the Buyer UK

08 May 2024
East Side Rooms, Birmingham, UK


A unique opportunity for UK brands, retailers, and distributors to meet at an intimate networking event.

WVS - Meet the Buyer Asia

WVS - Meet the Buyer Asia

05 February 2024
Sofitel, Manila, Philippines


A unique opportunity for brands, retailers, and distributors in the Philippines to meet at an intimate networking event.

WVS - Meet the Buyer Europe

WVS - Meet the Buyer Europe

16 April 2024
The Westin, Warsaw, Poland


A unique opportunity for brands, retailers, and distributors in Poland to meet at an intimate networking event.

Mike Ridgway

The market sectors that Mike has previously been involved with includes alcohol spirits, confectionery, cosmetics and fragrances, together with tobacco products.

Following his retirement in 2010, Mike established MR Business Services, a consultancy providing strategic advice and market information to packaging companies in the UK, Germany and Spain.

More recently his experience and contacts have been brought into major use in the area of tobacco packaging regulation. He has been appointed as spokesperson for a number of packaging companies, namely; Weidenhammer Packaging Group, Payne, Parkside Flexibles Group, Chesapeake and the API Group.

The current trend for regulation across consumer markets is set to increase, with alcohol, snack foods and other certain food stuffs being obvious targets. The Consumer Packaging Manufacturers Alliance Limited will represent these interests where regulations appear to be ill-conceived and unreasonable.

Mike Ridgway will be speaking at the following sessions.

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